High-Impact Decoration


Today’s craft beer needs high-impact decoration and innovative print capabilities to stand out in a crowded marketplace.

We understand that consumers perceive the value of a product through its packaging and that your labels need to be impactful on shelf and reflect your brand building objectives. Fort Dearborn Company offers a variety of label formats and print programs tailored for the craft brewers industry including 7-color process combination and digital printing.

Full Suite of Label Solutions

We offer a variety of label formats and print technologies to best match your requirements.

Whether your application needs cut & stack labels with specialty hot stamping and embossing, the “no label” look of pressure sensitive film labels or full body graphics using shrink sleeve labels, we have a product to meet your needs.

Craft Beer Label Program

Fort Dearborn’s community beer label program is designed for the craft beer market to provide beer label performance with flexible ordering quantities.

The combination printing program is printed on 47# wet strength beer stock in 4-color process. The program runs monthly to provide convenient ordering and allows customers to order in increments of 12,500 for one low price.


Our digital printing capabilities replicate our lithographic, flexographic and gravure production processes to produce short-run label production and prototyping.

These advancements are redefining speed-to-market in hours versus weeks. Customer’s benefit from: print production flexibility, elimination of packaging inventory, speed-to-market and economical short-run production and prototyping.

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