What Does Die Cut Mean?

Die cutting is a broad term that you may have heard your label printer and converter throw around quite a bit, especially if you have uniquely shaped packaging or an intricate logo. While you certainly don’t need to be a die cutting expert – that’s what we’re here for – it helps to understand the basics of die cutting so that you know what you may or may not be able to do. Below, we’ll provide a basic overview of the die cutting process, its meaning, as well as some considerations for designing a label with a custom shape.