How to Add Dimension to Plastic Labels and Graphic Overlays

Adding dimension to a plastic label or graphic overlay is an effective way to make an impact for your brand. Dimension adds interest and draws attention where it is needed and provides functional solutions. This is achieved through custom tooling and printing techniques. Here are some of the options available.

1. Physical Dimension to Plastic Labels and Graphic Overlays with Tooling

braillebot_overviewEmbossing adds dimension with custom tooling by pressing material up from the surface. You can feel the difference in height which makes it popular for functional elements in graphic overlay design.

Options for Embossed Elements:
Buttons (on plastic)
Logos or Text

2. Visual Dimension for Labels with Printing

Full color, half tones, and shadows are all options that result in amazing effects. Patterns, custom colors and special effects are attractive design elements that can enhance your label or overlay to make your brand stand out. The versatility and possibilities are endless.

Options for Visual Dimension through Printing:
Background Surface Decoration
Technical Finishes
Metallic Pigments

3. Tactile Dimension for Labels with Doming

vollrathDoming uses a clear urethane coating to create a dimensional bubble over your label, drawing attention to the brand. This process is chemical and weather resistant which means products with a domed label have branding that lasts the test of time.

Options for Domed Labels:
Custom Colors - full color, transparent tints, metallic or opaque
Custom Shapes - circles, ovals, squares, as well as unique shapes
Overall or Selective Coverage

How Can We Help?

Creating custom solutions for attractive labels, overlays and trim has been our focus for over 65 years. Brands from every industry have trusted us to produce quality labels and graphic overlays that effectively speak their message. We're here to work with you every step of the way. 

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