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    Lightning Labels Achieves Customer Service and Production Benchmarks

    Two years after hire, Gary Paulin lauds customer service, capacity, team building progress

    Many people mark anniversaries with a celebratory toast. Gary Paulin, Director of Sales and Customer Service at Denver, CO-based Lightning Labels, is reveling in accomplishments that have propelled the company to meet ambitious customer service, production, and capacity goals—and continue to ratchet up sales.

    Under Paulin’s guidance, Lightning Labels, a full-service custom labels and sticker solution provider, has substantially beefed up customer support and production capacity

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  • Lightning Labels Welcomes Vic Jubber As New Operations Manager

    Native Zimbabwean applies decades of printing experience, expertise to enhance industry-leading model

    Operations managers who know and have worked in all areas of their chosen industry typically are the best performers. Add to that experience gained by working on multiple continents. Meet Zimbabwe southern Africa native Vic Jubber, newly-appointed Operations Manager for Denver-based Lightning Labels—who’s done it all from printing press operations and sales to entrepreneurship in countries that are worlds apart geographically and culturally.

    His 32 years of experience started in Zimbabwe’s printing industry, where he operated printing presses, gained sales experience and expertise, and ultimately climbed into management rank

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  • Reordering Custom Labels: Easier than Ever

    Instead of making a big order of custom labels, it's often better for smaller companies to purchase exactly what they need, then reorder custom labels when required. There's no room for waste in the budgets of effective modern businesses. When you use the Lightning Labels website, the reordering process is a snap.

    Enhanced and Improved

    The Lightning Labels website has received a revamp that focuses on user-friendliness and ease of ordering. The revised dashboard consolidates every order a client has made, meaning your whole history with Lightning Labels is there for easy viewing. The feedback system is also updated because we want to know what you're thinking about our site

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  • The Holidays are Approaching: Are Your Product Labels Ready?

    The holiday shopping season is a great time to build up your brand's image with revised product labels. Whether you're debuting limited-time items that will only be on the shelves for a few months or just want to add festive cheer to your primary offerings, there's a way to make holiday product labels work for your business.

    Now is the time to think about getting ready for the holiday season. While top-quality partners such as Lightning Labels can turn orders around in a matter of days, there's no need to handle Black Friday preparation at the last minute. Taking a considered, strategic look at the way custom product labels can elevate your brand in the years ahead can yield valuable results

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  • Canning Offers Flexibility for Smaller Breweries

    Craft Brewers Can Count on Cans

    The craft beer industry has historically been associated with bottles. But are these the best choice for your brewery? Consider the humble beer can, which can present an economical and convenient approach to production and labeling, helping you get your brew out to the masses. Add some custom beer can labels and aluminum cans become a perfect vessel for a beer brand. In fact, the preference for bottling may be behind the times - many breweries have been choosing canning.

    Preferences Evolving

    A recent News Journal article about craft breweries offering cans for their flagship products highlighted the perception changes that have led to aluminum's resurgence.

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  • How Custom Cannabis Product Labels Help Sell Cannabis Products

    A Promising New Market

    The slow rollout of legal recreational cannabis sales across individual states and Canadian provinces represents an opportunity for companies. If you're planning on wading into this market, you should take two steps: compliance and branding.

    There's a need to get in line with all relevant laws and ensure your firm isn't undone by regulatory action. This process goes hand in hand with your selection of bold and exciting branding that will encourage shoppers to pick your brand in this new market. The recreational cannabis market comes with no history to speak of, meaning you can carve out a new niche for your items - your cannabis product labels have a big role to play in this process.

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  • Keep Your Custom Labels Relevant

    Learn How Other Brands Have Changed their Custom Labels to Suit Their Environments

    Changing the look and feel of your brand's custom labels is one important way to spark interest among your potential audience. If it's been a while since you redesigned your items' packaging, it's worth considering possible moves that will appeal to consumers and give a clear indication of what your products stand for. Having such an inspired direction is important when working on new branded labels and it can help get the wheels turning to see what other companies have done when it came time to redesign their products.

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  • The Latest Food Labeling Terminology Battles

    Choosing Your Messaging Carefully

    When it comes to labeling your food and beverage products, making claims about their content is a delicate matter. The motivation behind promoting nutritional value is clear: Consumers today are interested in eating healthy, and the right suggestion might win them over. However, you'll have to be ready to back your claims up. When companies overstep what they're allowed to promote, they tend to end up in legal trouble. Which particular words are regulated for use in packaging tends to change over time - this, too, is something you'll have to keep an eye on.

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  • High Quality Custom Labels for Cannabis Products - The Importance of Branding

    A New Market Appears

    Some thought they'd never see it in their lifetimes, others said it was only a matter of time, and now it's come to pass. Cannabis products are becoming legal for recreational use and sale in more states, and it's time to step into this new market. It's rare to have a previously unavailable type of product appear on the market, but that's what legal cannabis represents. It's important not to lose sight of the importance of branding and creating a memorable image. Long-term success could be in the cards for companies that are quick off the blocks and stand out in the early stages of legalization.

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  • Companies, Consumers Parsing GMO Food Labeling Laws

    Checking in on the GMO Food Labeling Question

    When it comes to food product labels displaying new nutrition information, genetically modified organisms are the latest battleground. If you've been following the news over the past few months, you've likely noticed that the question of whether there is a need to identify such ingredients on packaging has intensified, fought by legislators, consumers and trade groups at both state and federal levels. Now, it's time to take stock of the situation, especially if your own products fall into this category.

    Rather than risk fines or legal suits for mislabeled products, it's best to get ahead of the curve, react effectively to each newly applied law and refresh your food labels when necessary.

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