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Label Materials For Small Diameter Applications

There is no wider area for different types of packaging than the pharmaceutical and medical industries. One look in any pharmacy reveals all types of differently packaged products. Medicines prescribed by a doctor might, for example, be packaged in classic style amber glass bottles with a matt or gloss paper label simply containing data about the medicines. Over the counter (OTC) products are packed in a white polyethylene (PE) container decorated with a multicolour printed high-gloss label. In such cases, suitable labelling materials may be found relatively easily.

However, pharmaceutical labelling applications often involve small diameters. With medical ingredients found in increasingly concentrated dosages, there is a trend towards smaller diameter packaging. And when a squeezable low-density polyethylene (LDPE) nose or eye drop container needs to be labelled, things start to look rather different.


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By Sven Tolsma, Product Manager at Raflatac
Sven Tolsma has 18 years' work experience in the graphics and paper industries, and has worked for Raflatac since 1994. Raflatac is a leading supplier of paper-based and synthetic self-adhesive labelstock, the material used to make self-adhesive laminate for a wide variety of needs in product and information labelling. Sven was promoted to Product Manager in 1998 and is currently working as part of a product marketing team.

He is responsible for gloss-coated and mid-gloss coated papers, and specialises in pharmaceutical and tyre labelling. He is responsible for identifying supply and demand, applications and trends, and predicting their effect on the labelling industry. Sven utilises this market information to educate end-users' application engineers and label converters' sales forces, as well as the sales force and technical service at Raflatac.

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