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Blue Label Packaging Company

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Pressure Sensitive Labels

What are Pressure Sensitive Labels?

Pressure sensitive labels are very similar to stickers. They require pressure to form a bond between the adhesive and the product. The self-adhesive characteristics of these labels mean no water, solvent, or heat is needed for the label to stick to the product. Not only can pressure sensitive labels be easily applied, they can also be easily removed by simply peeling the label off the container.

Pressure sensitive labels are perfect for all types of products. For baked goods and foods, beverages, household cleaning products, and other items, pressure sensitive labels are easy to use, look great, and contain all the important information you need.

Pressure sensitive labels are also affordable. These custom labels are printed and delivered in roll form and can come in a variety of materials, colors, die cut shapes and sizes. Whatever you envision for your product labels, Blue Label Packaging Company can bring them to life.

Considerations for Pressure Sensitive Labels

The roughness and shape of your surface materials can impact how well your label will adhere to your packaging. Label application requires the right type of label and adhesive for your unique packaging or container. 

Conditions like humidity, moisture, light and temperature will impact the material and adhesive used for your label. We’ll help you understand how to use the right label materials for your label application.

The components of a pressure sensitive label

Pressure sensitive labels for kombucha bottles.

Pressure sensitive labels are composed of five parts:

  1. Liner
  2. Release coat
  3. Adhesive
  4. Face Stock
  5. Top Coat

The liner is the backing material, usually made of paper film or plastic film, that serves as the base layer for the other four layers. This layer is thrown away after application.

The release coat is a special coating applied to the top surface of the liner to oppose the adhesive layer. The release coat allows the adhesive layer to easily peel away from the liner and be applied to the package or container.

The adhesive is what holds the label to a given package or container. There are many considerations for choosing the right pressure sensitive label adhesive which we’ve outlined.

The face stock is the label material used to construct the label itself, and can be made of paper, plastic film, foil, laminate and more. This is the part of the label that the consumer will see.

The top coat is laminated on the face stock to protect the label and give it a finished look.

Why Use Blue Label Packaging Company for Pressure Sensitive Labels?

Printing pressure sensitive labels.

We have the expertise and tools you need to develop high-quality pressure sensitive labels. Some of the advantages we offer include:

  • A network of designers
  • No minimum order size
  • Variety of materials and adhesives
  • Three-to-five-day turnarounds
  • Small run labels
  • Excellent service

Whether you’re new to label printing or have created labels before, you can expect a working partnership when you choose Blue Label Packaging Company. We aim to simplify the label making process for you and provide as much guidance as you need. You’re the expert when it comes to your company and products, so let us help you in transforming your pressure sensitive label concept into reality.

Are you ready to get one step closer to your pressure sensitive labels? Contact Blue Label today about your pressure sensitive label printing needs.