Glossary Of Terms

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Laminating - A thin plastic film used on the covers of printed board to give protection. This can be gloss or matt.
Leading edge / copy position - copy position of the label text as it is being dispensed on the Customer’s line
Lean Manufacturing - A manufacturing management philosophy that places emphasis on removing the wasteful use of materials. Any expenditure that doesn't contribute directly to the creation of value is eliminated.
Length - dimension of label along the web direction
Linerless Labels - As per self adhesive, linerless labels supplied on a reel for automatic application. They are most commonly used on Fresh meat & Poultry products as replacement for sleeves.
Liners - (also known as backing paper or carrier) is the material which the label will be adhered to when delivered to the customer, ready for automatic application.