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Another £1000 for NHS

Jonathan Wright presenting a cheque for £1000 to Claire Butler and Nicki Evans of Aneurin Bevan NHS at the Royal...
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Reel Labels Invests in latest QC equipment

We have made a significant investment in an ultra-fast automated pre-press inspection system which integrates into our current workflow.  The...
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Reel Labels Solutions makes stickers for NHS

Reel Labels produced NHS Sticker to raise money for the NHS. Through the powers of social media RLS managed to...
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Supporting the NHS

We were pleased to be able to work on a project to donate labels to our long-standing customer Felinfoel Brewery. ...
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Domino Digital Printing Press

Our Domino is 1 years old A year has flown by and it seems like only yesterday when our Domino...
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What a Sweet Label…

What a Sweet Label Background The concept originated in 1996 when New Zealand’s first company specializing in Manuka honey was...
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This is just the be-Gin-ing

This is just the be-Gin-ing Background Shire Gin is a true artisan gin handcrafted in small batches by the Lancastrian...
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We help Odyssey on their journey.

Odyssey Brew Co say ‘Cheers to Reel Label Solutions’ Background Odyssey Brew Co is a family run brewery based on...
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Augmented Reality – Brining Beer To Life.

Augmented Reality – Brining Beer To Life. Working in partnership with Sugar Creative Studio we have created a unique Christmas...
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Reel Labels Shows How It Can Be Printed

Reel Labels Shows How It Can Be Printed Background Celtic Marches are on trend with the latest 330ml cans as...
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Reel Label Solutions helps out in an emergency.

Reel Label Solutions helps out in an emergency. Background Howard Wright Limited manufacture a complete range of high quality patient...
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Reel Label Solutions increases capacity

Reel Label Solutions increases capacity We are pleased to announce the installation of our 3rd digital inkjet machine which will give us advantages in capacity, quality, price and lead times. A new Domino N610i press has been installed and will soon be 100% operational.  The machine benefits from being the fastest digital press on the[...]

A Piggin’ Result.

Background Snaffling Pig was launched with just £500 and a mission to celebrate the humble porker and create a pork-snack based business. They set out to make the finest, most flavoursome pork crackling possible and quickly received nine Great Taste Awards. The business was soon booming with additional products being added to the core range[...]

Augmented Reality – Bringing Beer To Life > see video <

 Working in partnership with Sugar Creative Studio we have created a unique Christmas experience based around a beer label that comes to life. Sugar Creative Studio is a digital media and creative branding agency based in Cardiff. They are a team of professional designers, illustrators and developers who work with established brands and start-ups[...]

Celtic Marches – New 330ml pack size for best-selling ciders

Celtic Marches – New 330ml pack size for best – selling ciders Background Celtic Marches produce authentic quality Herefordshire cider on their family farm in Bishops Frome.  Their ciders were developed based on girl’s names with character and personality to match their individual style and flavour and established their style of branding based on a[...]

WE ARE HIRING NOW !

NEW JOB VACANCY   Title :                                                     Rewind/Inspection Operator   Salary :                                                  £15200 – £18000   Hours :                                                  Shift work mornings/afternoons (occasional overtime).   Role and responsibilities: The position requires you to operate and maintain rewind/slitting equipment working to a set of standard operating procedures. The candidate must be able to work as part of a[...]

CASE STUDY: Reel Label Solutions helps out in an EMERGENCY.

Background Howard Wright Limited manufacture a complete range of high quality patient care products using the latest electronic componentry. Each product has been developed the same way, by firstly talking to the clinicians in hospitals and then converting their ideas into practical cost-effective designs whilst maximising patient comfort and minimising the risk of staff injuries.[...]

CASE STUDY: HODGETTS GOES CRACKERS FOR CHEESE LABELS

Background Hodgetts is a small family firm based in Worcester that specialises in the making of exquisite cheeses and relishes. As the business was growing along with its product ranges, it decided it was time to up the ante from a packaging point of view, improving the visual flair of its products in order to[...]

CASE STUDY: HYPER-MODERN LABELS FOR ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST COSMETICS FIRMS

Background Cyclax was started way back in 1896 and as such is one of the longest standing brands in the world of cosmetics, having received a Royal Warrant in 1961, and survived the London Blitz, despite one of its factories being utterly destroyed. As such it was a great honour when we were appointed by[...]

TIME TO UP-SCALE TO FLEXOGRAPHIC LABELS?

Any regular followers of this blog will know that we’ve not been shy about trumpeting the clear benefits of digital label printing; it’s the perfect solution for many smaller manufacturers and distributors, offering great value for short runs such as one-off product ranges, market tests and for products with frequent or seasonal variations that need[...]

WHY CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS ALL THAT MATTERS

We want to hear from you! We’re in the business of running a business. If you’re in that position too, you know how complex it can get – you manage the overheads, you keep your staff happy, you look out for the latest in processes and technology to ensure you are at the cutting edge,[...]

YOU BEAUTY! DIGITAL LABELS FOR COSMETICS PRODUCTS

Reel Label Solutions’ policy of guiding and advising customers before initiating a print run has come in handy yet again, with Bathing Beauty’s natural cosmetics range the beneficiary. Reel supplied a number of printed proofs to the client, with differing varnish finishes to ensure that the packaging matched the desired look and feel of the[...]

CASE STUDY: A SLICK FINISH FOR RISBURY OIL

Background Risbury Rapeseed Oil is a brand of cold-pressed rapeseed oil that offers home cooks a real alternative to conventional cooking oils. Ideal for frying, roasting and baking, the oil and can also be used raw in salad dressings and the like, rapeseed oil has health benefits and is a truly local product (as the[...]

NEW VIDEO LIVE – DIGITAL PRINT IN ACTION

We’ve posted another YouTube video, this time showing our digital Jetrion machine in action. The video (which you can see below) shows just how quickly we can switch artwork using our digital label printing technology. Hope you enjoy it!  

DIGITAL VS FLEXOGRAPHIC – WHICH LABEL PRINT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

To help our customers decide which method of label printing is ideal for them, we’ve created a useful infographic. It explains the benefits of each method and gives you a simple decision tree to follow. The best bit, of course, is that whichever way you decide Reel has the solution ready and waiting for you.[...]

GETTING YOUR ARTWORK SORTED IS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3!

At Reel Label Solutions we want to make your dealings with us as simple and seamless as possible. That’s why we have an in-house graphic design team to help you with everything from conceptual ideas to formatting issues, but it’s also why we place our artwork requirements live on our website. We know you need[...]

JON GOES BACK TO SCHOOL WITH FREE LABELS

Cwmaber School in Caerphilly, South Wales got in touch with us recently asking for some basic digital labels for the exercise books used by its pupils on a daily basis. The job was simple enough – aid them with a branded design that left plenty of room for pupils or teachers to write over and[...]

NEW VIDEO – OUR BGM FINISHING LINE

Check out a new demo run video of our BGM digital label finishing line, featuring full 100% camera inspection and re-register die cutting for our digital print process. The system completes slitting with final rewind into completed label reels. Director Jon Wright comments: “We had the system installed as part of a major investment to streamline[...]

MAKING CHEMISTRY WITH DIGITAL LABELS

If you’re in the chemicals manufacturing or distribution industry – supplying consumers, industry or education – you’ll know that the labelling on your products isn’t something to be taken lightly. A great many chemicals are potentially harmful; be they irritant, contaminant, poisonous or corrosive in even the smallest ways, the people who manufacture, bottle, transport, store,[...]

NAILED IT – DIGITAL LABELS FOR YOUNG NAILS IRELAND

Background Young Nails Ireland has been distributing nail care products and more throughout the country for over 12 years, selling cosmetics products into salons and offering uniquely-tailored innovative training to salon staff. The company selected Reel Label Solutions as its packaging labelling partner on account of the company’s experience in the cosmetics labels market.  [...]

CASE STUDY: REEL LABEL SOLUTIONS CONJURES UP ANOTHER WINNER

Client: Woodhall’s Brewery, England   Background: The West Midlands’ Woodhall’s Brewery approached Reel Label Solutions with a desire to make a real impact with its new Wizard’s Sleeve cider variety. The company specialises in craft beverages, with Woodhall’s latest being described as a “well rounded genuine golden craft cider” made entirely from Herefordshire apples. The[...]

BANISH THE SMALL PRINT WITH ‘PEEL AND READ’

If your product is supplied without extra packaging, for example a bottle without a box, then it’s incredibly important that its look isn’t compromised by boring details like instructions or ingredients. We find our customers in pharmaceuticals or chemicals industries find this especially frustrating – their lovely-looking bottles, containers and tubes are ruined by acres[...]

ADD SOME ELECTRIC SPARK WITH DIGITAL LABELS

If you’re making electronics – be they large batteries, components, automotive, industrial or consumer products – you’ll know that gunky, melting exterior labels are the last thing you want to have to deal with. Obscured part designations or barcodes make life more difficult for end users ordering replacement parts, and unattractive or peeling labels won’t[...]

CASE STUDY – ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS COSMETIC LABELS

Client: FAB Hair & Beauty Products, England   Background: FAB Hair specialises in producing high quality niche products, with ranges available in the UK and beyond. Its products regularly appear on barbering demonstrating stages around the world, in high street barber shops, retailers and numerous other stockists.   Challenge: In the cosmetics industry, appearance is[...]
cosmetics Labels - Reel Label Solutions

GREAT-LOOKING LABELS ARE MORE THAN SKIN DEEP

If you’re selling cosmetics, then you understand better than anyone the importance of the right appearance. It’s not just about looking good, it’s about feeling good, giving the correct impression, making the effort. The mindset of someone looking to buy a cosmetic product is that of someone concerned with making the right choice from an[...]
Reel Label Solutions - your partner for custom digital labels

DON’T LOSE YOUR BOTTLE, LABEL IT

If you’re not tee-total, you’ve probably noticed something of a revolution in the British drinks industry. Where once it was mass-produced lager that ruled the pubs and off-licenses of our fair nation, now craft beer with darker and tastier brews are entering the public’s consciousness – something of which we heartily approve here at Reel[...]
Reel Label Solutions - your partner for custom digital labels

CASE STUDY – ANARCHY IN THE UK!

Client: Anarchy Brewery, Northumberland   Background: Anarchy is among the most prominent of the UK’s new wave of craft breweries, with its Sublime Chaos product winning the Best Stout in UK & Europe for 2015 from the World Beer Awards.   Challenge: Anarchy uses digitally-printed labels for its glass beer bottles, as they are ideal[...]
Reel Label Solutions - your partner for custom digital labels

JON JOINS THE RACE TO HELP CHILDREN WITH CANCER – UPDATE

Reel Label Solutions’ sales director Jonathan Wright is taking part in this year’s London Marathon to raise money for the charity Children with Cancer UK. [Update]: We are over the moon to announce that Jonathan completed the London Marathon, raising a grand total of £4,249.09 for Children with Cancer UK – plus £850 for Velindre Cancer Centre! A really very[...]

WHY DIGITAL LABELS?

Many of our customers have been using Reel Label Solutions’ digital print for a long time, so they’re already up to speed on the benefits our processes offer. But if you’re new to the market, perhaps launching a new startup with labelling requirements, maybe just moving away from your incumbent supplier, or re-branding and don’t[...]
Reel Label Solutions - Beer Labels Beverage Labels

THE FINISHING TOUCH

Investment breeds success, so we’re putting £100k into our business in the shape of incredible new equipment such as our new finishing machine that will improve our product quality and our turnaround time. The new BGM Elite Digiflex digital label finishing system is a highly flexible and robust full servo re-register flexographic die cutting converting[...]
Reel Labels - Digital Labels

OUR NEW PRESS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

We are delighted to announce that, after exhaustive research, Reel Label Solutions has selected a second Jetrion as its new digital label printing press. For us that means a massive uplift in our production capacity, as we’re now able to produce twice as many high-quality digital labels, quicker than ever. For you that means quality[...]

Reel Label Solutions increases capacity

Reel Label Solutions increases capacity We are pleased to announce the installation of our 3rd digital inkjet machine which will give us advantages in capacity, quality, price and lead times. A new Domino N610i press has been installed and will soon be 100% operational.  The machine benefits from being the fastest digital press on the[...]

A Piggin’ Result.

Background Snaffling Pig was launched with just £500 and a mission to celebrate the humble porker and create a pork-snack based business. They set out to make the finest, most flavoursome pork crackling possible and quickly received nine Great Taste Awards. The business was soon booming with additional products being added to the core range[...]

Reel Label Solutions increases capacity

Reel Label Solutions increases capacity We are pleased to announce the installation of our 3rd digital inkjet machine which will give us advantages in capacity, quality, price and lead times. A new Domino N610i press has been installed and will soon be 100% operational.  The machine benefits from being the fastest digital press on the[...]

A Piggin’ Result.

Background Snaffling Pig was launched with just £500 and a mission to celebrate the humble porker and create a pork-snack based business. They set out to make the finest, most flavoursome pork crackling possible and quickly received nine Great Taste Awards. The business was soon booming with additional products being added to the core range[...]

Augmented Reality – Bringing Beer To Life > see video <

 Working in partnership with Sugar Creative Studio we have created a unique Christmas experience based around a beer label that comes to life. Sugar Creative Studio is a digital media and creative branding agency based in Cardiff. They are a team of professional designers, illustrators and developers who work with established brands and start-ups[...]

Celtic Marches – New 330ml pack size for best-selling ciders

Celtic Marches – New 330ml pack size for best – selling ciders Background Celtic Marches produce authentic quality Herefordshire cider on their family farm in Bishops Frome.  Their ciders were developed based on girl’s names with character and personality to match their individual style and flavour and established their style of branding based on a[...]

WE ARE HIRING NOW !

NEW JOB VACANCY   Title :                                                     Rewind/Inspection Operator   Salary :                                                  £15200 – £18000   Hours :                                                  Shift work mornings/afternoons (occasional overtime).   Role and responsibilities: The position requires you to operate and maintain rewind/slitting equipment working to a set of standard operating procedures. The candidate must be able to work as part of a[...]

CASE STUDY: Reel Label Solutions helps out in an EMERGENCY.

Background Howard Wright Limited manufacture a complete range of high quality patient care products using the latest electronic componentry. Each product has been developed the same way, by firstly talking to the clinicians in hospitals and then converting their ideas into practical cost-effective designs whilst maximising patient comfort and minimising the risk of staff injuries.[...]

CASE STUDY: HODGETTS GOES CRACKERS FOR CHEESE LABELS

Background Hodgetts is a small family firm based in Worcester that specialises in the making of exquisite cheeses and relishes. As the business was growing along with its product ranges, it decided it was time to up the ante from a packaging point of view, improving the visual flair of its products in order to[...]

CASE STUDY: HYPER-MODERN LABELS FOR ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST COSMETICS FIRMS

Background Cyclax was started way back in 1896 and as such is one of the longest standing brands in the world of cosmetics, having received a Royal Warrant in 1961, and survived the London Blitz, despite one of its factories being utterly destroyed. As such it was a great honour when we were appointed by[...]

TIME TO UP-SCALE TO FLEXOGRAPHIC LABELS?

Any regular followers of this blog will know that we’ve not been shy about trumpeting the clear benefits of digital label printing; it’s the perfect solution for many smaller manufacturers and distributors, offering great value for short runs such as one-off product ranges, market tests and for products with frequent or seasonal variations that need[...]

WHY CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS ALL THAT MATTERS

We want to hear from you! We’re in the business of running a business. If you’re in that position too, you know how complex it can get – you manage the overheads, you keep your staff happy, you look out for the latest in processes and technology to ensure you are at the cutting edge,[...]

YOU BEAUTY! DIGITAL LABELS FOR COSMETICS PRODUCTS

Reel Label Solutions’ policy of guiding and advising customers before initiating a print run has come in handy yet again, with Bathing Beauty’s natural cosmetics range the beneficiary. Reel supplied a number of printed proofs to the client, with differing varnish finishes to ensure that the packaging matched the desired look and feel of the[...]

CASE STUDY: A SLICK FINISH FOR RISBURY OIL

Background Risbury Rapeseed Oil is a brand of cold-pressed rapeseed oil that offers home cooks a real alternative to conventional cooking oils. Ideal for frying, roasting and baking, the oil and can also be used raw in salad dressings and the like, rapeseed oil has health benefits and is a truly local product (as the[...]

NEW VIDEO LIVE – DIGITAL PRINT IN ACTION

We’ve posted another YouTube video, this time showing our digital Jetrion machine in action. The video (which you can see below) shows just how quickly we can switch artwork using our digital label printing technology. Hope you enjoy it!  

DIGITAL VS FLEXOGRAPHIC – WHICH LABEL PRINT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

To help our customers decide which method of label printing is ideal for them, we’ve created a useful infographic. It explains the benefits of each method and gives you a simple decision tree to follow. The best bit, of course, is that whichever way you decide Reel has the solution ready and waiting for you.[...]

GETTING YOUR ARTWORK SORTED IS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3!

At Reel Label Solutions we want to make your dealings with us as simple and seamless as possible. That’s why we have an in-house graphic design team to help you with everything from conceptual ideas to formatting issues, but it’s also why we place our artwork requirements live on our website. We know you need[...]

JON GOES BACK TO SCHOOL WITH FREE LABELS

Cwmaber School in Caerphilly, South Wales got in touch with us recently asking for some basic digital labels for the exercise books used by its pupils on a daily basis. The job was simple enough – aid them with a branded design that left plenty of room for pupils or teachers to write over and[...]

NEW VIDEO – OUR BGM FINISHING LINE

Check out a new demo run video of our BGM digital label finishing line, featuring full 100% camera inspection and re-register die cutting for our digital print process. The system completes slitting with final rewind into completed label reels. Director Jon Wright comments: “We had the system installed as part of a major investment to streamline[...]

MAKING CHEMISTRY WITH DIGITAL LABELS

If you’re in the chemicals manufacturing or distribution industry – supplying consumers, industry or education – you’ll know that the labelling on your products isn’t something to be taken lightly. A great many chemicals are potentially harmful; be they irritant, contaminant, poisonous or corrosive in even the smallest ways, the people who manufacture, bottle, transport, store,[...]

NAILED IT – DIGITAL LABELS FOR YOUNG NAILS IRELAND

Background Young Nails Ireland has been distributing nail care products and more throughout the country for over 12 years, selling cosmetics products into salons and offering uniquely-tailored innovative training to salon staff. The company selected Reel Label Solutions as its packaging labelling partner on account of the company’s experience in the cosmetics labels market.  [...]

CASE STUDY: REEL LABEL SOLUTIONS CONJURES UP ANOTHER WINNER

Client: Woodhall’s Brewery, England   Background: The West Midlands’ Woodhall’s Brewery approached Reel Label Solutions with a desire to make a real impact with its new Wizard’s Sleeve cider variety. The company specialises in craft beverages, with Woodhall’s latest being described as a “well rounded genuine golden craft cider” made entirely from Herefordshire apples. The[...]

BANISH THE SMALL PRINT WITH ‘PEEL AND READ’

If your product is supplied without extra packaging, for example a bottle without a box, then it’s incredibly important that its look isn’t compromised by boring details like instructions or ingredients. We find our customers in pharmaceuticals or chemicals industries find this especially frustrating – their lovely-looking bottles, containers and tubes are ruined by acres[...]

ADD SOME ELECTRIC SPARK WITH DIGITAL LABELS

If you’re making electronics – be they large batteries, components, automotive, industrial or consumer products – you’ll know that gunky, melting exterior labels are the last thing you want to have to deal with. Obscured part designations or barcodes make life more difficult for end users ordering replacement parts, and unattractive or peeling labels won’t[...]

CASE STUDY – ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS COSMETIC LABELS

Client: FAB Hair & Beauty Products, England   Background: FAB Hair specialises in producing high quality niche products, with ranges available in the UK and beyond. Its products regularly appear on barbering demonstrating stages around the world, in high street barber shops, retailers and numerous other stockists.   Challenge: In the cosmetics industry, appearance is[...]
cosmetics Labels - Reel Label Solutions

GREAT-LOOKING LABELS ARE MORE THAN SKIN DEEP

If you’re selling cosmetics, then you understand better than anyone the importance of the right appearance. It’s not just about looking good, it’s about feeling good, giving the correct impression, making the effort. The mindset of someone looking to buy a cosmetic product is that of someone concerned with making the right choice from an[...]
Reel Label Solutions - your partner for custom digital labels

DON’T LOSE YOUR BOTTLE, LABEL IT

If you’re not tee-total, you’ve probably noticed something of a revolution in the British drinks industry. Where once it was mass-produced lager that ruled the pubs and off-licenses of our fair nation, now craft beer with darker and tastier brews are entering the public’s consciousness – something of which we heartily approve here at Reel[...]
Reel Label Solutions - your partner for custom digital labels

CASE STUDY – ANARCHY IN THE UK!

Client: Anarchy Brewery, Northumberland   Background: Anarchy is among the most prominent of the UK’s new wave of craft breweries, with its Sublime Chaos product winning the Best Stout in UK & Europe for 2015 from the World Beer Awards.   Challenge: Anarchy uses digitally-printed labels for its glass beer bottles, as they are ideal[...]
Reel Label Solutions - your partner for custom digital labels

JON JOINS THE RACE TO HELP CHILDREN WITH CANCER – UPDATE

Reel Label Solutions’ sales director Jonathan Wright is taking part in this year’s London Marathon to raise money for the charity Children with Cancer UK. [Update]: We are over the moon to announce that Jonathan completed the London Marathon, raising a grand total of £4,249.09 for Children with Cancer UK – plus £850 for Velindre Cancer Centre! A really very[...]

WHY DIGITAL LABELS?

Many of our customers have been using Reel Label Solutions’ digital print for a long time, so they’re already up to speed on the benefits our processes offer. But if you’re new to the market, perhaps launching a new startup with labelling requirements, maybe just moving away from your incumbent supplier, or re-branding and don’t[...]
Reel Label Solutions - Beer Labels Beverage Labels

THE FINISHING TOUCH

Investment breeds success, so we’re putting £100k into our business in the shape of incredible new equipment such as our new finishing machine that will improve our product quality and our turnaround time. The new BGM Elite Digiflex digital label finishing system is a highly flexible and robust full servo re-register flexographic die cutting converting[...]
Reel Labels - Digital Labels

OUR NEW PRESS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

We are delighted to announce that, after exhaustive research, Reel Label Solutions has selected a second Jetrion as its new digital label printing press. For us that means a massive uplift in our production capacity, as we’re now able to produce twice as many high-quality digital labels, quicker than ever. For you that means quality[...]
Reel Labels - Digital Labels

OUR NEW PRESS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

We are delighted to announce that, after exhaustive research, Reel Label Solutions has selected a second Jetrion as its new digital label printing press. For us that means a massive uplift in our production capacity, as we’re now able to produce twice as many high-quality digital labels, quicker than ever. For you that means quality[...]
Reel Label Solutions - Beer Labels Beverage Labels

THE FINISHING TOUCH

Investment breeds success, so we’re putting £100k into our business in the shape of incredible new equipment such as our new finishing machine that will improve our product quality and our turnaround time. The new BGM Elite Digiflex digital label finishing system is a highly flexible and robust full servo re-register flexographic die cutting converting[...]

WHY DIGITAL LABELS?

Many of our customers have been using Reel Label Solutions’ digital print for a long time, so they’re already up to speed on the benefits our processes offer. But if you’re new to the market, perhaps launching a new startup with labelling requirements, maybe just moving away from your incumbent supplier, or re-branding and don’t[...]
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Reel Label Solutions increases capacity

Reel Label Solutions increases capacity We are pleased to announce the installation of our 3rd digital inkjet machine which will give us advantages in capacity, quality, price and lead times. A new Domino N610i press has been installed and will soon be 100% operational.  The machine benefits from being the fastest digital press on the[...]

A Piggin’ Result.

Background Snaffling Pig was launched with just £500 and a mission to celebrate the humble porker and create a pork-snack based business. They set out to make the finest, most flavoursome pork crackling possible and quickly received nine Great Taste Awards. The business was soon booming with additional products being added to the core range[...]

Augmented Reality – Bringing Beer To Life > see video <

 Working in partnership with Sugar Creative Studio we have created a unique Christmas experience based around a beer label that comes to life. Sugar Creative Studio is a digital media and creative branding agency based in Cardiff. They are a team of professional designers, illustrators and developers who work with established brands and start-ups[...]

Celtic Marches – New 330ml pack size for best-selling ciders

Celtic Marches – New 330ml pack size for best – selling ciders Background Celtic Marches produce authentic quality Herefordshire cider on their family farm in Bishops Frome.  Their ciders were developed based on girl’s names with character and personality to match their individual style and flavour and established their style of branding based on a[...]

WE ARE HIRING NOW !

NEW JOB VACANCY   Title :                                                     Rewind/Inspection Operator   Salary :                                                  £15200 – £18000   Hours :                                                  Shift work mornings/afternoons (occasional overtime).   Role and responsibilities: The position requires you to operate and maintain rewind/slitting equipment working to a set of standard operating procedures. The candidate must be able to work as part of a[...]

CASE STUDY: Reel Label Solutions helps out in an EMERGENCY.

Background Howard Wright Limited manufacture a complete range of high quality patient care products using the latest electronic componentry. Each product has been developed the same way, by firstly talking to the clinicians in hospitals and then converting their ideas into practical cost-effective designs whilst maximising patient comfort and minimising the risk of staff injuries.[...]

CASE STUDY: HODGETTS GOES CRACKERS FOR CHEESE LABELS

Background Hodgetts is a small family firm based in Worcester that specialises in the making of exquisite cheeses and relishes. As the business was growing along with its product ranges, it decided it was time to up the ante from a packaging point of view, improving the visual flair of its products in order to[...]

CASE STUDY: HYPER-MODERN LABELS FOR ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST COSMETICS FIRMS

Background Cyclax was started way back in 1896 and as such is one of the longest standing brands in the world of cosmetics, having received a Royal Warrant in 1961, and survived the London Blitz, despite one of its factories being utterly destroyed. As such it was a great honour when we were appointed by[...]

TIME TO UP-SCALE TO FLEXOGRAPHIC LABELS?

Any regular followers of this blog will know that we’ve not been shy about trumpeting the clear benefits of digital label printing; it’s the perfect solution for many smaller manufacturers and distributors, offering great value for short runs such as one-off product ranges, market tests and for products with frequent or seasonal variations that need[...]

WHY CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS ALL THAT MATTERS

We want to hear from you! We’re in the business of running a business. If you’re in that position too, you know how complex it can get – you manage the overheads, you keep your staff happy, you look out for the latest in processes and technology to ensure you are at the cutting edge,[...]

YOU BEAUTY! DIGITAL LABELS FOR COSMETICS PRODUCTS

Reel Label Solutions’ policy of guiding and advising customers before initiating a print run has come in handy yet again, with Bathing Beauty’s natural cosmetics range the beneficiary. Reel supplied a number of printed proofs to the client, with differing varnish finishes to ensure that the packaging matched the desired look and feel of the[...]

CASE STUDY: A SLICK FINISH FOR RISBURY OIL

Background Risbury Rapeseed Oil is a brand of cold-pressed rapeseed oil that offers home cooks a real alternative to conventional cooking oils. Ideal for frying, roasting and baking, the oil and can also be used raw in salad dressings and the like, rapeseed oil has health benefits and is a truly local product (as the[...]

NEW VIDEO LIVE – DIGITAL PRINT IN ACTION

We’ve posted another YouTube video, this time showing our digital Jetrion machine in action. The video (which you can see below) shows just how quickly we can switch artwork using our digital label printing technology. Hope you enjoy it!  

DIGITAL VS FLEXOGRAPHIC – WHICH LABEL PRINT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

To help our customers decide which method of label printing is ideal for them, we’ve created a useful infographic. It explains the benefits of each method and gives you a simple decision tree to follow. The best bit, of course, is that whichever way you decide Reel has the solution ready and waiting for you.[...]

GETTING YOUR ARTWORK SORTED IS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3!

At Reel Label Solutions we want to make your dealings with us as simple and seamless as possible. That’s why we have an in-house graphic design team to help you with everything from conceptual ideas to formatting issues, but it’s also why we place our artwork requirements live on our website. We know you need[...]

JON GOES BACK TO SCHOOL WITH FREE LABELS

Cwmaber School in Caerphilly, South Wales got in touch with us recently asking for some basic digital labels for the exercise books used by its pupils on a daily basis. The job was simple enough – aid them with a branded design that left plenty of room for pupils or teachers to write over and[...]

NEW VIDEO – OUR BGM FINISHING LINE

Check out a new demo run video of our BGM digital label finishing line, featuring full 100% camera inspection and re-register die cutting for our digital print process. The system completes slitting with final rewind into completed label reels. Director Jon Wright comments: “We had the system installed as part of a major investment to streamline[...]

MAKING CHEMISTRY WITH DIGITAL LABELS

If you’re in the chemicals manufacturing or distribution industry – supplying consumers, industry or education – you’ll know that the labelling on your products isn’t something to be taken lightly. A great many chemicals are potentially harmful; be they irritant, contaminant, poisonous or corrosive in even the smallest ways, the people who manufacture, bottle, transport, store,[...]

NAILED IT – DIGITAL LABELS FOR YOUNG NAILS IRELAND

Background Young Nails Ireland has been distributing nail care products and more throughout the country for over 12 years, selling cosmetics products into salons and offering uniquely-tailored innovative training to salon staff. The company selected Reel Label Solutions as its packaging labelling partner on account of the company’s experience in the cosmetics labels market.  [...]

CASE STUDY: REEL LABEL SOLUTIONS CONJURES UP ANOTHER WINNER

Client: Woodhall’s Brewery, England   Background: The West Midlands’ Woodhall’s Brewery approached Reel Label Solutions with a desire to make a real impact with its new Wizard’s Sleeve cider variety. The company specialises in craft beverages, with Woodhall’s latest being described as a “well rounded genuine golden craft cider” made entirely from Herefordshire apples. The[...]

BANISH THE SMALL PRINT WITH ‘PEEL AND READ’

If your product is supplied without extra packaging, for example a bottle without a box, then it’s incredibly important that its look isn’t compromised by boring details like instructions or ingredients. We find our customers in pharmaceuticals or chemicals industries find this especially frustrating – their lovely-looking bottles, containers and tubes are ruined by acres[...]

ADD SOME ELECTRIC SPARK WITH DIGITAL LABELS

If you’re making electronics – be they large batteries, components, automotive, industrial or consumer products – you’ll know that gunky, melting exterior labels are the last thing you want to have to deal with. Obscured part designations or barcodes make life more difficult for end users ordering replacement parts, and unattractive or peeling labels won’t[...]

CASE STUDY – ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS COSMETIC LABELS

Client: FAB Hair & Beauty Products, England   Background: FAB Hair specialises in producing high quality niche products, with ranges available in the UK and beyond. Its products regularly appear on barbering demonstrating stages around the world, in high street barber shops, retailers and numerous other stockists.   Challenge: In the cosmetics industry, appearance is[...]
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GREAT-LOOKING LABELS ARE MORE THAN SKIN DEEP

If you’re selling cosmetics, then you understand better than anyone the importance of the right appearance. It’s not just about looking good, it’s about feeling good, giving the correct impression, making the effort. The mindset of someone looking to buy a cosmetic product is that of someone concerned with making the right choice from an[...]
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DON’T LOSE YOUR BOTTLE, LABEL IT

If you’re not tee-total, you’ve probably noticed something of a revolution in the British drinks industry. Where once it was mass-produced lager that ruled the pubs and off-licenses of our fair nation, now craft beer with darker and tastier brews are entering the public’s consciousness – something of which we heartily approve here at Reel[...]
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CASE STUDY – ANARCHY IN THE UK!

Client: Anarchy Brewery, Northumberland   Background: Anarchy is among the most prominent of the UK’s new wave of craft breweries, with its Sublime Chaos product winning the Best Stout in UK & Europe for 2015 from the World Beer Awards.   Challenge: Anarchy uses digitally-printed labels for its glass beer bottles, as they are ideal[...]
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JON JOINS THE RACE TO HELP CHILDREN WITH CANCER – UPDATE

Reel Label Solutions’ sales director Jonathan Wright is taking part in this year’s London Marathon to raise money for the charity Children with Cancer UK. [Update]: We are over the moon to announce that Jonathan completed the London Marathon, raising a grand total of £4,249.09 for Children with Cancer UK – plus £850 for Velindre Cancer Centre! A really very[...]

WHY DIGITAL LABELS?

Many of our customers have been using Reel Label Solutions’ digital print for a long time, so they’re already up to speed on the benefits our processes offer. But if you’re new to the market, perhaps launching a new startup with labelling requirements, maybe just moving away from your incumbent supplier, or re-branding and don’t[...]
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THE FINISHING TOUCH

Investment breeds success, so we’re putting £100k into our business in the shape of incredible new equipment such as our new finishing machine that will improve our product quality and our turnaround time. The new BGM Elite Digiflex digital label finishing system is a highly flexible and robust full servo re-register flexographic die cutting converting[...]
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OUR NEW PRESS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

We are delighted to announce that, after exhaustive research, Reel Label Solutions has selected a second Jetrion as its new digital label printing press. For us that means a massive uplift in our production capacity, as we’re now able to produce twice as many high-quality digital labels, quicker than ever. For you that means quality[...]

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Domino Digital Printing Press

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We help Odyssey on their journey.

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Augmented Reality – Brining Beer To Life.

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Reel Labels Shows How It Can Be Printed

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Reel Label Solutions helps out in an emergency.

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