How do I get a custom-shaped label with a die-cut or butt-cut?

We have the ability to produce custom printed labels in nearly any shape or size you need – even custom shapes. If we don’t have an existing cutting tool that matches your requirements, we can purchase a custom cutting tool on your behalf. Custom cutting tools typically range from $150 up to $1000. The tooling charge is typically a one-time cost and doesn’t apply to reorders. Please contact our customer service team at 1-800-475-2235 for more information about our existing tooling inventory or to get pricing on a custom cutting tool.

What is a die?

A cutting die is similar to a cookie-cutter. It cuts the shape of the label out of the material. The ink, UV coating or laminate is printed to the label material before it is die-cut. Since we’ve been in business for over 30 years, we have developed a large die library. We will most likely have the die shape you are looking for, however, we can create a custom die for your label application.

What is the difference between die-cut and butt-cut?

Die-cut labels have round corners and spacing between each label on the roll. Butt-cut labels have square corners and no spacing between each label on the roll.