27 Mar

The heavy duty business of durable labels

“Durables” is a category of items that presents an interesting challenge: because they contain identifying and safety information, labels must be permanent, even in the face of extreme environments. Durables include automotive and tire, outdoor and power tools, raw materials, and electronics and appliances. Labels for items in this category need to withstand aggressive chemicals, extreme temperatures, and weather events without fading, peeling, or rubbing off—they need to last. Unlike a label on a beer can or bottle of shampoo, a label on a car part, for example, must be permanent. It’s a part of the item itself.

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20 Dec

Federal regulations strict on cannabis packaging; get the most out of your labels with Lorpon

Canadian cannabis consumers (along with the curious) breathed a sigh of relief this October when recreational cannabis was legalized across the nation. But within the Cannabis Act there are also packaging restrictions—regulations that some have called overly strict. With numerous restrictions and few design choices, cannabis packaging as imagined by the government will prove challenging for those looking to make some green off the green. That’s where Lorpon Labels comes in. We can’t change the rules but we can make sure you get the most out of your packaging.

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26 Sep

Lorpon Labels will help you “own the shelf”

As a business owner, you know there’s a lot of competition out there. The trick is to be able to communicate quickly and effectively why your product is the best choice for your customers. It’s the same in the label business. With the addition of quick online printers to the larger printing houses, we know we’ve got to make a compelling business case. Let us show you why you want to work with Lorpon, and how our knowledge, expertise, and service will help you own the shelf.

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13 Aug

Leveraging labelling: New federal regulations offer brewers opportunity

It looks like the Canadian beer industry is the latest to be tapped for new federal regulations. Designed to bring market standards up-to-date and fuel innovation in an already flourishing sector, the new rules would also require labelling changes of Canadian brewers. The proposal is leaving some with a sour taste in their mouths, but at Lorpon Labels we see it differently. The perfect product deserves the perfect packaging and with our digital printing process, we can help you make any change a change for the better.

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19 Apr

Screen printing labels with special effects

At Lorpon Labels, screen printing is all about Owning the Shelf. It’s one of many options in our toolbox that enables our clients’ products to stand out, grab the attention of the consumer, and have them stop to pick up your product.

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05 Sep

Getting down into the details: What is label embellishment and decoration?

So what does “embellishment” really mean when it comes to labels? Well, it’s really just a fancy word that describes the enhancement of a printed label. The purpose of enhancing your label is to further engage the human senses, and have your design and products stand out on the retail shelf. The goal is for increased consumer interaction; to have people pick up and touch your product, stop and look at your product, and engage with your brand. At the end of the day the whole point is to #OwnTheShelf, increase your margins and sell more of your products.

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23 Mar

How to #OwnTheShelf in 2017 with innovative wine and spirit labels

As consumer purchasing in the wine and spirits industry continues to flourish, the season is ripe to ensure your bottles are the ones that #OwnTheShelf. At Lorpon Labels, we firmly believe that your package is the face of your product—your first (and often only) chance to make an impression. So, in addition to communicating clearly, reflecting your brand and having visual appeal, your packaging should also be on trend with the rest of the market. Being able to stand up against the stiffest competition is how you’ll come to own that shelf space. read more

31 Jan

Stand-out labels are key to setting yourself apart in 2017


As technology and the Internet continue to impact purchasing decisions and buyer behaviours, brands need to showcase their best self (on every shelf) now more than ever. In 2017, we predict that product packaging and labels will speak volumes, and will speak louder than ever before in order to stand out at every possible point of purchase.
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05 Aug

How your product’s packaging affects buyer behavior

Consider all the different mediums you use to market your products. Which one would you say is most effective? We might be slightly biased but, if you ask us, a product’s packaging is one of the best marketing tools in your arsenal. Why? In the average 30-minute visit to a grocery store, a shopper is exposed to more than 20,000 brands. And, amongst all that noise, you need to stand out as number one. Here, we’ll help you understand the most important packaging elements that can compel consumers to pick up your product versus your competitors’.

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05 Apr

The rise of single-serve, flexible packaging.

As you walk the aisles of your local grocery store or pharmacy, you’ll see single-serve packaging everywhere. From snacks (granola bars, cookies, crackers, trail mix and candy), to beverages (tea bags, coffee and drink crystals), cleaning products (laundry pods, dishwasher tabs and cleansing wipes) and even condiments (salt, pepper, salad dressing, cream and sugar). These single-serve items contain portion controlled, individually packaged items that offer a ready-to-eat or ready-to-use product for today’s busy consumer.

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