Our printing technologies include both digital offset and flexographic to allow us to competitively supply short and long run, static and variable shrink sleeves. Sophisticated software ensures our prepress experts provide accurately distorted artwork services. Read on to learn more about shrink sleeves and our expertise in making them.
Shrink sleeves are an increasingly popular decoration choice. Some of the benefits are:
Shrink sleeves are a great solution for:
We have a flexible mix of digital and flexo technologies to print high-quality shrink sleeves.
We have leading edge HP Indigo Digital Offset printing technology which provides excellent print quality and is ideal for short runs and multiple varieties. In addition, digital printing offers the opportunity to add variable data or even personalise so that every sleeve is different.
Our state of the art flexo presses are set up to efficiently print long runs of high-quality shrink sleeves. Our flexo presses can print up to 11 colours and have a range of automation equipment for continuous, efficient manufacturing. We also use inline camera inspection to ensure consistent and repeatable quality throughout the entire run.
Shrink sleeve artwork is a challenge, because the shrinking process can compromise the design. Our internal team of experienced prepress professionals use sophisticated shrink sleeve software that simulates warping on the container to accurately predict artwork distortion. The final result is a beautifully printed and shrunk package that accurately presents your brand.
We also offer a specialised 3D mock-up service so you can see what the shrink sleeve will look like on the container prior to printing. See your product come to life with an interactive 3D file that realistically shows the finished print look. Contact us if you’d like a demonstration.
There are many considerations when developing a shrink sleeve solutions, including:
Our blog post Shrink Sleeve Tunnels – what type do I need? offers a great explanation of the three main types of heat tunnels, to help you to understand the basics of each type and elicit an informed decision on which best suits your specific application.
Our team’s expertise is combined with our flexible printing capabilities and sophisticated pre-press software for a complete shrink sleeve offer. We’d be delighted to develop a tailored shrink sleeve solution for you as part of an expert consultation.