Cut & Stack Labels

Economical Decorations

Fort Dearborn is the largest supplier of cut & stack labels in North America with nine production locations. We offer a range of premium options to decorate cut & stack labels in a way that reinforces your brand, alongside print flexibility for dedicated and combination runs.

Most economical label type

Standard labels and premium for enhanced shelf appeal

Variety of print options available

Multiple materials available including paper and film

Large installed equipment base

Wraparound

Spot Labels

Promotional

Printing

Offset lithographic
combination and dedicated runs

Flexographic
water-based and UV

Digital
for personalization, prototyping; sales samples and small volumes

Materials

Paper

  • C1S & C2S
  • Holographic
  • Metallized
  • Specialty
  • Wet Strength (including recycled)

Film

  • Clear
  • Metallized
  • white synthetic Shrinkable OPP

Backside Printing

Pearlescent

Holographic

Glow-in-the-Dark

Stamping

Embossing

Clear Film

Soft Touch

Tactile

Matte/Gloss

Downgauging
net weight material reduction

FSC Paper
sourced from Forest Stewardship Council certified suppliers

Ink Systems
renewable resourced vegetable & soy based, UV 100% solid free of VOCs

PCW Paper
up to 20% post-consumer waste

Recyclable
paper and inks used are fully recyclable

Recycled Paper
C1S up to 30%, WS up to 10% & 100% uncoated, post-consumer waste

At Fort Dearborn, we are dedicated to developing the next generation of Cut & Stack label solutions

Explore our premium cut & stack labels, which offer economy and quality.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are cut & stack labels?

Cut & stack labels (also referred to as glue-applied or wet glue labels) get their name from the way they are stacked after printing and cutting.

What are the advantages of cut & stack labels?

Cut & stack labels are an economical choice for a variety of products. They can be printed on paper or film (wrap-around) material with a variety of finishing options and then custom die cut or straight cut to wrap around a product.

How are cut & stack labels applied?

Cut & stack labels are provided in cut stacks of labels, and then glue or adhesive is applied to the labels during the application process to adhere the label to the container. The labels can be applied in speeds up to 1,200 cpm.

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Today’s products need high-impact decoration and innovative print capabilities to stand out in a crowded marketplace. 

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