Do You Know What You Don’t Know About Labels?

Do You Know What You Don't Know About Labels?

By Al, the Label Guy Admit it…there have probably been a few times in your life when you were scared to ask a question because you (a) didn’t want to appear uninformed, (b) didn’t want to sound unprofessional or (c) didn’t want to seem irritating. Did you know that asking questions can actually help unlock…

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Three Strategies to Add to Your 2023 Supply Chain Playbook

Supply Chain Strategies

By Al, the Label Guy Cargo ship congestion looks like it may finally be loosening, but supply chain challenges aren’t completely over—just yet. This year, the disruptions caused by the pandemic are replaced with overseas wars, weather woes, and the threat of global recession. If we’re being optimistic—which we are—the 2023 disruptions may be a…

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Are You Label-Ready for Summer 2022?

Are You Label-Ready for Summer 2022

Sipping an ice-cold beverage under the shade of a big oak. Squeezing out a dollop of coconut-scented sunscreen before heading to the beach. Adding fuel and oil pre-mix to your weed trimmer for the first time in months. Making a crisp salad with apple cider vinaigrette for a picnic in the park. What do all…

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Maryland Manufacturers Extension Partnership

Maryland Manufacturers Extension Partnership

At MD MEP (manufacturers extension partnership), we are proud of the work Maryland manufacturers are doing and want to make sure we are supporting and providing proper resources and services to help you grow. MD MEP is a nonprofit consulting company designed to help you solve your biggest problems like workforce development issues, cyber security,…

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What We’ve Learned in the Label Biz After Surviving 5 Wars and 2 Pandemics

What We’ve Learned in the Label Biz After Surviving 5 Wars and 2 Pandemics

After supplying labels to great companies like yours for more than 125 years, we’ve been through it all. We rebounded after prohibition, weathered two World Wars, made it through the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars, united after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, survived the 1918 Spanish Flu, and now, navigating COVID-19 with its Delta and Omicron…

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It’s a New Year! Give your Labels a Fresh Start with Gamse

It’s a New Year! Give your Labels a Fresh Start with Gamse

Like everyone else on the planet, we’re ready to bring some new energy, creativity, and positivity in 2022. If this is you too, what better way to get started than a retrospective look at your brand’s labels and packaging to help you remember where you came from and decide where you want to go next?…

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Happy Holidays and an Optimistic Look Ahead

Happy Holidays and an Optimistic Look Ahead

We think of 2021 as the year of the merry-go-round; full of stops and starts beyond our control (we suspect we aren’t the only ones). But in the final weeks of the year, it seems as if the ride might be slowing down, giving us all the opportunity to feel hopeful once again. This rings…

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Being Thankful Amidst Supply Chain Chaos

Being Thankful Amidst Supply Chain Chaos

It’s that time of year when we think about what we’re all thankful for. And we probably don’t need a survey to tell us how many people are looking forward to spending time with family and friends this year, but in case you were wondering—109 million American adults intend to travel for Thanksgiving in 2021—45%…

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