The label academy

Welcome to Ellco Etikett’s Label Academy – an educational institution tailored for those who want to expand their knowledge within the label universe!

Oh well … Should there be any words or phrases you do not understand, the label academy will assist you with a simple explanation and fine-looking color images.

Do you have questions of a more business related matter, there is a greater chance that you will find the answer in the FAQ.

History of labels

The first known label appeared around the year 1700. Can you guess what they were mainly made for?

Printing methods

Several types of print techniques are used in the production of self-adhesive labels, and Ellco Etikett covers many of these techniques. Read more about which methods we use and what is out there.


The colors of a label decide which printing method we should use, to achieve the best possible result. Is it a photograph, an illustration or a solid color? We can help you understand the differences in the methods.


The substrates used in making labels are made out of three layers. The combination of these three layers are almost endless.


Do you want to protect your labels or maybe give them an eye-catching effect? Varnishing is important to make your labels the best!


When your labels are printed and have reached the end of the press, the last step is decided by how you want them delivered.


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