Print Technologies

Printing Technologies to Meet Your Needs

Ready to find your best match? Fort Dearborn offers
multiple printing technologies to meet each customer’s
unique production volume requirements.

Digital Printing

Labels

All Label Formats

Recommended for

Sales samples | Prototypes | Short Runs

Fort Dearborn’s digital print solutions combine state-of-the-art toner and inkjet presses and converting equipment that are integrated with our digital workflow and color management system. Digital printing Increases speed-to-market and supports on-demand marketing and personalization

Digital printing is a perfect solution for your short run production needs that offers print flexibility for promotions and short runs. Multiple finishing options are also available for your digitally printed labels, including die-cutting, embossing, foil stamping, lamination, and various coatings.

Flexographic

Labels

Pressure Sensitive Labels | Roll-Fed Labels | In-Mold Labels | Shrink & Stretch Sleeves | Promotional | Flexible Packaging

Recommended for

Mid-volume production (waterbase & UV, narrow, mid and wide web)

A versatile printing technology, flexography printed offers a unique blend of high quality graphics on a wide variety of substrates and supports flexible production requirements.

Environmentally conscious materials, water-based inks provide customers with a viable alternative for “solvent sensitive” applications. In-line rotary hot stamp and screening capabilities combine with UV inks for vibrant color, body and durability creating ultra high quality labels.

Offset
Lithographic

Labels

Cut & Stack Labels | Roll-Fed | Shrink & Stretch Sleeves | Promotional Flexible Packaging

Recommended for

Economical | Short Lead Times

Fort Dearborn offers sheetfed and web offset printing for printing dedicated and combination runs on a variety of paper and film substrate options.

Our HiColour 7-Color process printing with stochastic screening offers enhanced shelf impact and cost savings.

Complete Finishing capabilities including: embossing, texturing, die cutting, foil stamping, coatings.

Rotogravure

Labels

Shrink Sleeves |Roll-Fed Labels

Recommended for

High Volumes (narrow and wide web)

Ideal for printing shrink sleeves and roll-fed labels. Specialty inks including brilliant metallic, fluorescent and Thermochromatic.

Renowned for its superior quality graphics, consistency over long runs and excellent color opacity, rotogravure printing is the technology of choice for high volume product decoration.