Cover Up Those Obsolete Cans

Due to a low aluminum can supply in the post-COVID beverage marketplace, beverage manufacturers like our brewery customers are finding it hard to get their products canned. Do you have printed cans for obsolete products that you are not able to use? Perfect!  The answer is shrink wrap labels! Depending on your operation and output …

Lauterbach Group Expands Shrink Sleeve Capabilities

The Lauterbach Group is excited to expand our shrink sleeve capabilities and capacity with the addition of AccraSeam Shrink Sleeve Seamer and Shrink Sleeve Inspection machines. The AccraSeam is the fastest on the market and precisely seams material while holding lay-flat tolerances at 2,000 feet per minute. The fully automated lay-flat adjustments, and servo-based positioning …

Unwind

What is unwind? For labels finished on a roll, unwind is the direction the label faces as well as the orientation of the label in relation to how they unroll.  This direction is represented as a number during the ordering and production process. To avoid applying your labels upside down or sideways reference the list …

Common Shrink Material

Shrink sleeving is a heat activated conforming label product.  It is widely used to attain 360 degree full container coverage without direct container printing.  This allows better cycling of packaging inventory at a lower cost.  There are multiple materials available to create the sleeves that best suit a product. PVC- Polyvinyl Chloride This is the …

Raised Varnish

Take your decoration to new heights. Craft Brew Labels is proud to add another embellishment to our ever-expanding lineup of decorations. Our raised varnish allows for precise application of texture on top of printed decoration to allow it to pop out without de-bossing the other side of the label, allowing for better durability than embossing. …

JK Williams

Craft Brew Labels powered by Lauterbach Group is proud to introduce J.K. Williams Distilling as our newest craft spirit client. Recently purchased by a new owner, JK Williams is relaunching Peoria’s oldest distillery, known for producing high-quality craft whiskey. The design of these labels derive from “distillery row”, the stretch of the Illinois River that …

Hand Sanitizer

Hand Sanitizer Labels by Craft Brewers With the high demand for hand sanitizer these days, we have found that our local brewers are stepping up to the challenge and making denatured alcohol in their facilities for hand sanitizer.  Right now, in order to allow for the increase in production, the US government through the Alcohol …

Can Label Sizes

Are you new to the beverage industry or just need a quick lesson on can and label sizes? There are standard sizes for 12 oz and 16 oz aluminum cans.  The canning industry refers to them in sizes that aren’t quite measured numbers.  In American Canning’s line of Brite Cans for example, they offer a …