Chapter 4. Paper Labels

  1. Mark J. Kirwan
  1. Michael Fairley

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch4

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

How to Cite

Fairley, M. (2005) Paper Labels, in Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology (ed M. J. Kirwan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Consultant in Packaging Technology London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125031

Online ISBN: 9780470995877

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Keywords:

  • glue-applied paper label substrates;
  • plastic shrink-sleeve labels;
  • wrap-around film labels;
  • label adhesives;
  • letterpress printing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of labels

  • Label adhesives

  • Factors in the selection of labels

  • Nature and function of labels

  • Label printing and production

  • Print finishing techniques

  • Label finishing

  • Label application, labelling and overprinting

  • Label legislation, regulations and standards

  • Specifications, quality control and testing

  • Waste and environmental issues