shrink sleeve labels

Your Brand

Leverage your printed shrink wrap sleeve’s unique 360-degree coverage to impress with vibrant colors, graphics and branding.


You’ve put in the work to make a quality product, now dress it for success with a shrink wrap sleeve. Form-fitting heat sleeve labels create the dynamic, highly visible shelf presence customers will notice.

Get Noticed from Every Angle

Stand out on retailers’ shelves with aesthetically pleasing, attention-grabbing shrink sleeve designs.

Create brand icons with unique custom packaging solutions for your product to achieve maximum impact.


Ditch traditional paperboard carriers and boots with overwraps for a more cost-effective solution.

For multi-packs, cross merchandising, and on-pack sample promotions, custom shrink bands offer production flexibility, reduce the need to store pre-printed packaging, and save on labor costs.


Protect your brand and your reputation.

Full-body shrink wrap sleeves offer tamper evidence and peace of mind for consumers. These are available as stand alone tamper bands or as a perforated tamper band incorporated into a full body shrink sleeve.


Why choose Fort Dearborn Company for your printed shrink wrap sleeves? We provide the latest print technologies to meet your production volume requirements, while also offering maximum ordering flexibility. Contact us today to learn why we are one of the leading shrink wrap sleeve manufacturers. 847.357.9500

Print capabilities:

  • Digital: for personalization, prototyping; sales samples and small volumes
  • Flexographic: water-based and UV for mid-size volumes
  • Rotogravure: for long production runs

Material options:
PVC, PETG, OPS, and EarthFirst® PLA
Acid etch, color shifting, fluorescent, glow-in-the-dark, holographic, matte, metallic, pearlescent, scented, soft touch, tactile, thermochromatic

shrink label on gatoraide


Brand building with heat sleeves doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your sustainability goals.

We have developed a variety of shrink sleeve options that support recycling efforts and can meet APR (Association of Plastic Recyclers) guidelines, making them a win for brand owners and the environment.

Environmentally Friendly Film Options

  • Floatable: meet APR guidelines, film has a specific gravity of < 1.0
  • Recyclable: designed to be recycled with the container resin
  • High Yield: white opaque, yield advantage and UV & lightblocking
  • PLA: renewable resource based


  • Downgauged: more labels per roll, reduce changeovers and shipping weight
  • Ultra-Thin Gauge: film options as low as 20 micron

Removable Sleeves

  • Perforation: promote removal of sleeves by consumers after product use
  • Deseaming: facilitate easy sleeve removal during recycling


Fort Dearborn is committed to your success. Our technical support and service extends through the lifecycle of your shrink wrap sleeve project—from concept to market.

Dedicated technical service representatives listen to your needs and offer unbiased shrink wrap sleeve solutions for virtually any type of contoured container.

Custom Shrink Sleeve Innovations

If you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. At Fort Dearborn, we’re dedicated to developing the next generation of heat sleeve packaging and custom label printing. Learn More

Dual Chamber

Choose from a variety of specialty inks and coatings to further enhance your brand’s custom packaging solutions. We are also developing the next generation of shrink films (support recycling efforts, etc).

Interested? Request a Quote Today! 847.357.9500

Join PepsiCo, ConAgra, and other companies that trust Fort Dearborn to help them cut costs and boost brand visibility with custom shrink wrap sleeve labeling and custom packaging solutions.