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FREE Printed Press Proofs From Lightning Labels

FREE Printed Press Proofs From Lightning Labels

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At Lightning Labels, we understand the importance of getting your custom printed labels just right. That's why we offer free printed press proofs with every order. 

Our printed proofs provide you with a tangible preview of your labels, ensuring the sizing, coloring, and material are exactly as you envisioned. This page will walk you through what our free printed press proofs entail, why they are special, and how you can benefit from them.

What Are Free Printed Press Proofs?

Our free printed press proofs are a complimentary service we provide to all our customers. Unlike digital proofs, which are emailed, printed press proofs allow you to see and feel your labels in real life before committing to a full production run. 

These proofs are printed on the exact material and laminate you selected for your order, giving you an accurate representation of the final product.

Key Features of Our Printed Press Proofs:

  • Real Material: Your proof will be printed on the actual material you chose, ensuring that colors and textures match your expectations.
  • Accurate Sizing: Check the dimensions of your labels to ensure they fit perfectly on your products.
  • Color Verification: See the exact colors in print, which is crucial for color-critical projects.

Why Are Printed Press Proofs Special?

Printed press proofs are invaluable for anyone who wants to ensure their labels are perfect. Here’s why they stand out:

  • Eliminate Guesswork: Digital proofs can sometimes be misleading due to screen color variations. With printed proofs, what you see is what you get.
  • Material Check: Ensure the chosen material meets your expectations in terms of look and feel.
  • Confidence in Quality: Holding a physical proof in your hands gives you confidence that your final product will meet your high standards.

If you have never ordered custom labels before or if you have been printing your own labels, a press proof can help you make the transition with confidence. They are particularly useful for color-critical projects or when you want to see how your design looks on a specific material.

How Does It Work?

Ordering a free printed press proof is simple and straightforward. Here’s how the process works:

  1. Place Your Order: Begin by placing your order for custom printed labels on our website. During the ordering process, you can request a printed press proof.
  2. Proof Approval: Every order comes with a digital proof (PDF) that we email to you for approval. You can either approve the digital proof or request a printed press proof if you want a physical sample.
  3. Receive Your Proof: Once requested, we will print your proof on the specified material and laminate and ship it to you. Note that these proofs come uncut, so you may need to use scissors to cut them out.
  4. Review and Approve: Upon receiving your printed press proof, review it carefully. Check the colors, material, and sizing to ensure everything is as you expect.
  5. Finalize Your Order: If you are happy with the proof, approve it, and we will proceed with the full production run of your labels. If there are any issues, we can make adjustments before moving forward.

Important Note: While the printed press proofs are free with your order, we do charge for shipping. If you decide to cancel your order after receiving the printed proof, there will be a $50 charge plus shipping costs.

Why You Should Choose Lightning Labels

Choosing Lightning Labels for your custom printed labels comes with several benefits:

  • Quality Assurance: Our printed press proofs ensure that you get exactly what you want before committing to a large order.
  • Customer Support: Our team is here to assist you at every step, from placing your order to approving your proofs.
  • Fast Turnaround: We pride ourselves on quick production times, ensuring you receive your labels promptly.


At Lightning Labels, we believe in providing our customers with the best possible experience. Our free printed press proofs are just one way we ensure you are completely satisfied with your custom printed labels.

 Order your labels today and take advantage of this invaluable service to see and feel your labels before final production.

Request your FREE instant quote today.