Striking design scores
The annual German Design Award is highly regarded thoughout the world and is organised by the leading authority in the field of design in Germany – the German Design Council. This premium international prize will only be awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape. The highly esteemed, international jury consists of designers, owners and art directors of numerous renowned companies and institutions.
The leading global brands such as Porsche Design, Davidoff, Calvin Klein etc. take part in this prestigious competiton. Considering this, we feel extremely honoured that the production of these extraordinary labels for the Austrian Empire Navy Rum Reserva 1863 was granted to S&K LABEL. The Austrian Empire Navy Rum Reserva 1863 is the exclusive rum brand by Albert Michler Distillery, one of the oldest distilleries and rum houses of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. The striking graphic of the mermaid on the bottle has been recognised with a Special Mention for Excellent Communications Design in the Packaging category of the 2019 German Design Awards.
References: German Design Council
Bidirectional inspection rewinder ABG OMEGA 150
The turn of this year is closely connected with the purchase of an innovative ABG Omega 150 bidirectional Inspection rewinder with an additional inkjet option.
This brand new item in our machinery, which has been installed in the finishing and inspection department, enables bidirectional rewinding of the finished production. Moreover, the rewinder is designed for 100% print inspection, missing label handling, error stop in case of missing print and also ink jet sequential numbering of predefined numbers (variable data). This process guarantees that no labels remain unispected and the inspected material conforms 100% to the quality requirements.
CAMIS LabelMounter AUTO mounting machine
S&K LABEL is aimed at a continuous improvement in the quality of its products and efficiency of services provided to the customers. In this connection, S&K LABEL invests on a regular basis in order to modernize and expand the plant in Kuřim.
The new CAMIS LabelMounter AUTO is a fully automatic machine providing an extremely accurate flexo plates mounting with a precision of 2 µm. Thanks to this innovative item in our machinery, the risk of human error has been considerably eliminated, while the quality of prepress workflow and printing results has been enhanced.
We Wish You a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019.
The Green Tree Distillery celebrates 500th anniversary with a new design
The history of The Green Tree Distillery, which is the oldest continuously working distillery in Europe, dates back to the 4th July 1518. In summer company celebrated 500 years since its founding. This exceptional event underlines the fact that the distillery remained even after so many years in the hands of Czech owners.
Stará myslivecká žitná RESERVE is a unique alcoholic rye drink with a long tradition. Being matured in selected white oat barrels for 4 years, Stará žitná myslivecká RESERVE offers its consumers a delicious whiskey-like taste with fresh fruity notes.
On the occasion of this year's important anniversary, the label underwent another change in design. The visualization, sample printing and final production was carried out by S&K LABEL who enjoys long-term relations with this popular distillery located in Prostějov. The use of cream-coloured vintage paper highlighted the natural look and structure, while three-dimensionality and elegance of the 2-piece label was achieved by using gold hot foil and 3D varnish.
For more, please see the latest issue of Packaging Herald magazine.
Famous fashion designer launches a new cosmetic brand
Osmany Laffita proves that dreams come true not only in fairy tales. This popular Cuban fashion designer, currently living in the Czech Republic, has launched his own cosmetic brand called Asombroso by Osmany Laffita.
The Spanish word asombroso, which could be roughly translated as amazing, is the key idea of the newly introduced cosmetic brand. Osmany Laffita deeply believes that everybody has a right to feel amazing.
Therefore, he involved the best experts in this field, cosmetic products developers, dermatologists and perfumers to reach this goal together. After many hours of hard work he finally managed to launch a brand new collection of cosmetic products for skin and body and also fragrances for men and women that should help people feel amazing and extraordinary every single day.
„I found myself in the Czech Republic. I have met fantastic people here who gave me life chances. And now I would like to repay for such opportunities. This is the reason why the whole manufacture process of Asombroso product line is taking place right here in the Czech Republic. With love," he says.
And S&K LABEL feels enormously grateful to be given the chance to become a part of this amazing story. We discussed the final design of the labels with the customer and recommended him the improvement by using 3D varnishing. The labels were then printed on a sophisticated HP Indigo digital press, a significant advantage of which is zero costs in the event of changes in graphics and speed of printing of variable data. The final eye-catching label design with silver hot foil stamping, matt lamination an 3D varnishing surely helps to promote company’s brand image and differentiate its products form those of its competitors.
Use the link below to read the whole story of Asombroso by Osmany Laffita:
FA-4* NEXT flexo press
A brand new FA-4* NEXT flexo press, which has just been added into our machinery, is without doubt one of the most important investment of 2018. It offers our customers the superior quality of printing, inspection and many effective in-line operations finishing the product. Therefore, it will surely meet the highest standards required by the Beverage & Cosmetics industry.
Thank you for visiting our trade fair stand
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our guests for taking their time and visiting our stand during the FachPack exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany from 25 to 27 September 2018.
FachPack 2018 set new records when it brought about 1.644 exhibitors and 45.000 trade visitors mainly from Europe to learn about innovations and trends in the packaging industry.
Invitation to the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology
We would like to invite you to the European trade fair FachPack 2018. The packaging sector is set to meet in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 25 - 27 September 2018. You will find our exhibition in hall 7, stand no. 714.
FachPack brings together more than 1,500 exhibitors from the packaging process chain in 12 exhibition halls with more than 40,000 trade visitors from packaging-intensive sectors.
Connection of tradition and youthful design
We are pleased to be entrusted by the production of new labels for CheerUp! brand linking the traditional manufacture of premium quality herbal syrups on one hand, and youthful design of labels on the other hand.
Labels draw consumers' attention by their playful design and colour scheme that helps one distinguish between different flavours.
Be inspired and CheerUp!