The History of Clamshell Packaging

In 1978, the US inventor Thomas Jake Lunsford, took out a patent on his new package design, The Clamshell, a plastic blister package. A plastic blister package is a term for several types of pre-formed plastic packaging for small consumer goods, foods, and for pharmaceuticals. The primary component of a blister pack is a pocket made […]

Zero Downtime Labeling with the UII ZDT by EPI

Sometimes it seems that packaging and labeling equipment just get more and more complicated.  The labeling systems from EPI, a ProMach brand show that this doesn’t have to be the case, simple machines designed to provide accurate and reliable labeling all day, every day. The UII labeling head has proven to be simple to use and […]

Packaging Methods for Liquid Products

If you are a manufacturer that produces a liquid good, it can be difficult to determine the best type of packaging for your product. There are a variety of packaging options available including bottles, pouches, and cartons. Each of these methods help to maintain freshness and offer convenience to consumers. Read on to determine what […]

The Continued Growth of Single-Serve Food and Beverage Packaging

Last year we wrote a blog post about the rise of single-serve food and beverage packaging, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. More and more food manufacturers are offering individually packaged products to busy consumers as these goods gain increased popularity due to their convenience and the variety of food choices available […]

How Do I Know What Labeler to Use for My Product?

Have you ever been responsible for labeling a product? If you have, you know that it is important to select the right labeler to meet the needs of your product. Whether you are a small business getting started in the industry or you are looking for a new perspective on selecting the best labeler for your […]

Labeling Law Updates in 2016

This year was filled with many changes in the labeling industry. If you keep up with our blog you may have seen our coverage of food allergy labels, GMO labeling, and nutrition facts label changes. With 2017 right around the corner, we have compiled a list of all of the labeling news and updates from […]

How Well Do We Understand Food Allergy Labels?

If you, a family member, or friend has an allergy to foods such as milk, eggs, nuts, or shellfish, you may be familiar with the important process for avoiding the consumption of foods containing these ingredients. While there is an ongoing effort to provide information about any potential allergens foods may contain, there is still […]

Visit the EPI Labelers Booth at IBIE 2016

It’s that time again! Every three years the Baking ExpoTM brings together more than 20,000 baking professionals and every segment of the business providing access to the tools, technologies, and resources need to maximize success. Join us in Las Vegas for IBIE 2016, October 8-11. You can take this opportunity to discover the latest trends […]

Factors to Consider When Designing a Label

Designing a label that accurately represents your brand is important for businesses trying to stand out in this competitive marketplace. There are many aspects that play a role in label design including the proper selection of color, shapes, and symbols. Read on as we break down elements to keep in mind when crafting a label […]

Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying Labeling Equipment

Breaking Down the Cost….Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying Labeling Equipment Do you have a short-term production run approaching? Does your marketing department want to try a new promotional program? Maybe you just aren’t ready to commit to another piece of capital equipment. EPI Labelers has no hassle, no maintenance, and no fuss affordable […]