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September 27, 2015

Canned vs. Bottled Beer

There’s long been a debate over which is better – canned beer or bottled beer. In one of the early seasons of Mad Men there’s a great scene where Don Draper is looking after Heineken’s US marketing account. 1960s America isn’t used to bottled beer, or European beer for that matter, and Don has the […]

June 7, 2015

Label and Litho at PrintEx 2015

PrintEx is a showcase of over 8,000 printing and packaging industry professionals, and was this year held in Sydney. The expo is an opportunity for industry experts to highlight new ideas, information, tools and machinery, to help advance the printing world. Label and Litho directors Hamish Kincaid and Angus Kincaid travelled to PrintEx15 to check […]


Label and Litho Director Angus Kincaid recently attended the AUSPACK 2015 Exhibition in Melbourne where he spent two days scouring the exhibitors’ stands for innovative packaging and processing solutions. AUSPACK is the largest biennial packaging and processing machinery and materials exhibition in Australia and attracts exhibitors from across Australasia. We see the packaging world evolving […]


Each and every day we are subjected to an array of visual information to digest (consciously or otherwise). Design determines how we perceive things – and is especially pertinent when it comes to product packaging – with wine labelling being no exception! When it comes to wine, we select and drink a bottle based on direction from all five […]

April 17, 2014

Label & Litho now does keg label printing!

When people think of a label printing company, they might think beer labels, wine labels, food labels, but not many people would instantly think of keg labels! That’s an attitude we’re hoping to change with one of our latest new products: keg wraps! Just like a keg is a giant beer can, we can print […]

February 27, 2014

Why we love label printing

Towards the end of last year we we’re incredibly delighted and fiercely proud to be awarded the Sustainability Award at the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Sustainability is something we have worked really hard toward, and often comes as a surprise to people we encounter. In printing labels, we obviously use a larger […]


Last month in the blog we talked about the benefit of digital label printing. It’s important to remember that Label & Litho offer both digital and conventional printing solutions for clients. This is because there is no one perfect option. The method we use for best results and value all depends on the job – […]


While we offer both conventional and digital printing at the highest quality possible, we’re big fans of the digital option – especially when it comes to custom runs of labels that clients need quickly. Digital Labels are faster Label & Litho’s state-of-the-art digital label printing presses allow for small, medium and larger runs of labels. […]