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Manufacturing Process

Machinery

For the production of self-adhesive labels, we uses various printing methods. In order to maintain high quality and durability, only UV-inks are used: 

Following machines are available:

  • UV-letterpress     
    (max. 3 colors, in one pass)
  • UV-flexo print     
    (max. 6 colors, in one pass)
  • UV-rotation screen printing    
    (max. 2 colors, in one pass)
  • Digital printing    
    (up to 4 colors in one pass) with TT- ribbon
  • Digital printing in offset quality  
    (up to 7 colors)

 

Multi colored labels can be produced with our special insetting process. These special inks increase the label’s resistance to aggressive medias and mechanical abrasion. For print-on-demand at the customer’s site, we incorporates thermal transfer printing. The quality of the thermal transfer print ultimately depends on the print system and ribbon quality. Thus, we uses only print systems and resin ribbons of the highest quality.


Self Adhesive Products

Modern day self-adhesive labels do not only carry vital information, but also serve as a tool system in controlling the manufacturing process. Additional functions such as anti-theft protection are also easily integrated into the label design - Woelco offers labels in almost every format imaginable:

  • color and size according to customer specifications
  • can be delivered in rolls or in sheets
  • can be supplied for pin-feed printers
  • also available: functions such as tabs for easy handling   or reverse 
  • die-cutting of the liner for effortless label removal