The Portland, OR-based company manufactures labels for food and drink companies, as well as
those in the cannabis industry.
Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor01.21.20
Rose City Label president Scott Pillsbury considers himself a “flexo guy.”
“We were a flexo shop when I joined the company,” he said. “I love flexo and I’m a flexo guy from way back…”
But Rose City, located in Portland, OR, has seen “tremendous” growth after adopting digital printing.
“We’ve always had hot stamping, foil stamping and we’ve really just doubled down on that, but really the big difference has been digital,” he said. “Digital has less waste, it has a lot of benefits in that particular direction.”
The company uses Toyo Ink inks and, according to production manager Jim Arrey, communication is the most important factor in choosing an ink supplier.
“Today, customers’ expectations have much shorter lead times than ever before in the age of Amazon Prime,” he said. “It is key when we submit for a quote or want pricing on a custom color, it is cru
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