Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Craft Brew Labels powered by Lauterbach Group is proud to be sponsoring the Craft Beer Marketing Awards for 2020.

The CBMAs were developed to recognize and award the very best marketing in the brewing industry across the USA. Breweries, their agencies, artists and marketing partners are invited to enter their top work. The 2020 CBMAs include over 30 categories that recognize all aspects of beer marketing.

Our own Brian Berndt will be judging the category of Best Can Design / 16oz, 19.2oz Can 2, winners to be announced on or after June 16, 2020.

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Riggs Beer Company

Craft Brew Labels powered by Lauterbach Group is proud to introduce our newest pressure sensitive label brewery client, Riggs Beer Company.

Riggs is a family farm owned brewery in Urbana, IL. In June 2016, they opened their doors to the public. They focus on brewing German and American style beer, with an emphasis on lager beer. We are pleased to be printing their 16oz craft beer can labels for American Lager and Hefeweizen on our state-of-the-art HP digital press. These wonderfully designed labels incorporate their story and feature the latest digital print technology, matte finish and pressure sensitive adhesive.

Visit Riggs Beer Company at www.riggsbeer.com or check them out on Facebook, www.facebook.com/RiggsBeer for more information on the Brewery.

For more information about printed labels or shrink sleeves on your product, contact us at Lauterbach Group.

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Spot Varnish

A spot varnish is a special effect that puts varnish only on specific areas of a printed piece. Use spot varnish to make specific areas pop off the label or to create texture.

In this example below from Raised Grain Brewing Company, each individual bubble in this label is spot varnished and has a soft touch textured feel to it.  The label is printed on pressure sensitive foil to also give reflective dimension.

Find out more about our label options by contacting us!

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Raised Grain Brewing

Craft Brew Labels powered by Lauterbach Group is proud to be Raised Grain Brewery’s label producer. These beautiful designed labels feature the latest HP digital print technology, matte finish and pressure sensitive adhesive.

Located in Waukesha WI, Boldly Brewed Beer is the driving force behind everything that their Brewers create. Every beer is uniquely different as each label always has a story to tell. From their most popular Naked Threesome IPA to their newly released Hard Seltzer, Raised Grain is always keeping their customers on their toes.

Visit Raised Grain Brewing at www.raisedgrainbrewing.com or check them out on their highly active social media pages.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/raisedgrainbrewing/
Instagram: instagram.com/raisedgrainbrewingco

For more information about printed labels or shrink sleeves on your product, contact us at Lauterbach Group.

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COVID-19 Update 3/31/20

We are here to serve your needs! With the impact of COVID-19, the supply chain is seeing unprecedented material demand, in some cases, double the weekly requirements. This impact is being caused by a huge demand for consumer staples such as water, hand sanitizer, and household cleaning supplies. This surging demand is stretching lead-times and in curtain materials, creating product allocations.

We are working daily with our material suppliers to minimize the impact of these longer lead-times and material allocations on our clients. It is important that everyone understand integration, time, and communication through the entire supply chain is critical to minimizing supply disruption.

We understand, and we are committed to supporting and helping our employees and clients, as we move through this emergency. We know we all will get through this. Please remember:

• We produce our produces domestically and use domestic suppliers and have daily conversations with these suppliers.
• Our sales and service representatives are available to help you and can be reached via phone, email, instant messaging, or online video conferencing (Skype, Zoom or Go-To-Meeting).
• We are also able to serve your needs anytime online through our MASCLabels Store.

We continue to take precautions seriously to slow down the spread of COVID-19. The well-being of our employees is critical to us. To respect them, our clients, suppliers, and community we are taking the following measures to uphold a healthy, safe, and considerate environment:

• We maintain the highest of cleaning and personal hygiene standards to keep our facilities sanitary, continuing our focus on food safety and focusing on the guidelines issued from Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We’ve increased our cleaning protocols in frequency and sanitization throughout our facility.
• Employees in our non-manufacturing environments are working virtually, and employees in manufacturing and distribution are practicing safe measures to avoid contamination.
• We are conducting virtual meetings and phone regularly.
• We have banned all business travel for the foreseeable future.
• Visitors and non-essential personnel are prohibited from entering our facility, including logistics.
• We have altered and extended our attendance policy and benefits to allow employees to recover from novel Coronavirus-related sickness and take care of loved ones.

As this situation is constantly changing, we will continue to follow the recommendations of trusted sources and keep you updated on any developments.

Our thoughts are with all of those who have been affected by the virus. Our Group, is committed to safety and service to our employees, clients, and community. Be safe and be strong; we all will get through this!

Shane

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COVID-19 Update 3/23/20

Lauterbach Group, Inc. received word today that the State of Wisconsin has issued a Stay-At-Home order. We, of course, recognize the importance of this declaration and we put the health and well-being of our employees and their families above all else. With that said, our product lines do support “essential services” as they are used in the transportation, food, and medical industries. We are here to serve you as our client and the products you produce to the market. We activated our disaster recovery plan last week and will continue to operate within that plan.

  1. Our existing office staff has already adapted and is working from home.
  2. Our sales and service employees are conducting virtual meetings and phone regularly; we are available via phone, email, instant message, and the likes of Skype.
  3. Our production staff is in full operation to support the need for food, transportation, and medical products needed in the market.
    1. We will continue in full production operation.
    2. We maintain the highest of cleaning and personal hygiene standards to keep our facilities sanitary.
    3. Visitors and non-essential personnel are prohibited from entering our facility, including logistics.
  4. Please understand that we are here; materials are available; but, the supply chain is stressed.
  5. We have an integrated ERP system within our company and with our suppliers to manage information and need.

We have to help the supply chain understand needs so the they can support rather than react. We will get through this with continuous integration with our clients and with our suppliers, which is critical to supporting the total market.

Sincerely,

Shane Lauterbach
President
Lauterbach Group, Inc.

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COVID-19 Update 3/17/20

We are here to serve your needs!

We will continue to give updates as information becomes available. We understand, and we are committed to supporting and helping our employees and clients, as we move through these next few weeks:

  • We produce our produces domestically and use domestic suppliers.
  • Our sales and service representatives are available to help you and can be reached via phone, email, instant messaging or online video conferencing (Skype, Zoom or Go-To-Meeting.)
  • We are also able to serve your needs anytime online, through our MASCLabels Store.

With the impact of COVID-19, we have been working daily to create actions to serve our employees and clients. Being within many industry supply chains including food, beverage household good and not-for-profit, we are sensitive to the impact COVID-19 has on your companies and are committed to supporting you as we navigate this uncertain and challenging time together:

  • We produce our produces domestically and use domestic suppliers.
  • Our sales and service representatives available to help you and can be accessed via phone, email, instant messaging or online video conferencing.
  • We are also able to serve your needs any time online, through our MASCLabels Store.

We are taking precautions seriously to slow down the spread of COVID-19. The well-being of our employees is critical to us. To respect them, our clients, suppliers and community we are taking the following measures to uphold a healthy, safe and considerate environment:

  • We maintain the highest of cleaning and personal hygiene standards to keep our facilities sanitary, continuing our focus on food safety and focusing on the guidelines issued from Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We have increased cleaning frequency and sanitation throughout our facility. Cleaning activities for work centers are done at beginning of shift, lunch and end of shift.
  • Employees in our non-manufacturing environments are working virtually and employees in manufacturing and distribution are practicing safe measures to avoid contamination.
  • We are conducting virtual meetings and phone regularly.
  • We have banned all business travel for the foreseeable future.
  • Visitors and non-essential personnel are prohibited from entering our facility, including logistics.
  • We have altered and extended our attendance policy and benefits to allow employees to recover from novel Coronavirus-related sickness and take care of loved ones.

As this situation constantly changing, we will continue to follow the recommendations of trusted sources and keep you updated on any developments.

Our thoughts are with all of those who have been affected by the virus. Our Group, is committed to safety and service to our employees, clients and community.

Shane Lauterbach
President
Lauterbach Group, Inc.

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COVID-19 Update 3/16/20

Hello,

We continue to monitor developments concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus) closely. First and most importantly, we continue to monitor the situation as it begins to spread into the United States and is taking the appropriate actions to continue providing our employees with a safe and healthy working environment. We are actively working with our employees on methods to minimize their exposure and their family member’s exposure to infectious illnesses.

We are asking that all suppliers and clients do not visit our plant until further notice. We are working on rules for when our employees should not report to work. We are actively working with our United States supply base to ensure materials are available with minimal disruption. These actions are evolving and are evaluated daily. We will send updates as circumstances occur and we develop actions that impact our suppliers and clients.

The virus, which was declared an outbreak by the World Health Organization (WHO) last month, originated in Hubei Province, China, but has quickly infected individuals around the globe. Similar to the flu, COVID-19 is spread via droplets of fluid expelled by infected individuals who cough or sneeze. People then catch COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces or potentially by being within one meter of a person infected with the virus. The FDA noted in a statement that it was “not aware of any reports at this time of human illnesses that suggest COVID-19 can be transmitted by food or food packaging”.

As you are aware, the entire global supply chain has been impacted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which has led to large-scale disruption in marine container shipping services. The cross-border nature of the Asian supply chain is resulting in disruptions beyond China as shipping lines call at ports in other countries in the region.

While we are sure there will be challenges, our products, and our raw materials are manufactured in the USA, keeping our logistic capabilities well positioned to work through these challenges. Our company, our employees, and our domestic suppliers all understand the severity of this issue. These are interesting times; times, I am sure we will navigate.

We realize this situation remains very dynamic, as information continues to change day-to-day, and we will continue to provide updates as we learn more and confirm logistics and delivery dates.

We remain committed to providing the superior service and support that our customers have come to expect of our company throughout this situation.

Have questions, do not hesitate – reach out anytime!

Thank you,

Shane Lauterbach
President
Lauterbach Group, Inc.

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