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Pantone Matching System (PMS)

Pantone Matching System (PMS) is a distinct color-matching system that utilizes a standardized number used by designers across the globe to design and print

Perforation

Perforation refers to the protrusion of each label that enables the liner to be easily ripped apart. It is used for hand application while non-perforation is for machine application

Permanent Adhesive

Permanent Adhesive is a type of adhesive applied with pressure. Once applied, it will be difficult to remove

Piggyback Labels

Piggyback labels, also known as peelback, are essentially two labels stacked on top of each other. It consists of five layers: the facestock, adhesive, release liner, another adhesive, and backing sheet

Pigment

Pigments are fine particles that when dissolved in water, gives color or opacity

Polyester

Polyester is a transparent film that has excellent resistance to moisture, oils, and other chemicals

Polyethylene

Polyethylene is a tough, elastic film that is suitable for low-temperature conditions but has good moisture resistance

Polypropylene

Polypropylene is almost similar to polyethylene but more durable and has higher temperature resistance

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC, Vinyl)

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC, Vinyl) is a versatile plastic that is durable and highly flexible. Its excellent resistance to various chemicals and solvents makes it ideal for industrial and outdoor applications

Portable Document Format (PDF)

Portable Document Format (PDF)  is a format used for digital documents where the elements of the page (texts, images, tables, etc.) are transferred with the page. It is advisable to send label designs in PDF 

Pre-Press

The Pre-press stage involves preparing and setting up the label design

Pressure Sensitive Labels

Pressure Sensitive Labels are labels that stick onto a surface without requiring a great deal of pressure

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