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LABEL PRINTING PROCESSES

We Use 4 Main Printing Methods to Produce Our Labels

Process Comparison


Each of these printing processes produces a high quality end result, but there are certain press characteristics which makes each process better suited to producing different types of labels.  (Understanding the differences in theses processes is not essential in placing a print order as our team of experts always asses each job individually to ensure the most effective and efficient printing process is selected.)

Overview of the Different Label Printing Processes:

 

 

Screen Print

Digital Print

Litho Print

Flexo Print

Substrate Choice

Extensive

Extensive

Limited

Extensive

Print Run

1,000+

50+

1,000+

1,000+

 Lead Time

Long
(up to 10 days)

Short

Medium

Long
(up to 10 days)

Pantone Inks

No

No

Yes

Yes

Sub Surface Print
(Reserve Print)

Yes

Yes

No

No

Variable Info
(numbers, barcodes, QR codes)

No

Yes

No

No

 

 

Would you like to learn a bit more about the different label printing processes?

Book a visit to our Derby based printing facility, where you will be able to see the printing presses in operation and take away samples produced by the different print processes. 

To book a visit simply call or email our sales team:   01332 662026  sales@ashfieldprinting.co.uk