The Label Academy has extended its book series with the publication of two new reference books, ‘Shrink Sleeve Technology’ and ‘Label Markets and Applications’. Complementing the Academy’s ten other textbooks and study modules, they are designed to help develop the working knowledge of print industry professionals.
Compiled by Mike Fairley, founder of the Label Academy, ‘Shrink Sleeve Technology’ is an introduction to shrink sleeve labels and gives information to help troubleshoot problems, improve quality, prevent errors and correct faults.
Technological advances have  expanded the market for shrink sleeve labels and the book aims to expand the reader’s shrink sleeve production knowledge by guiding them through the film, pre-press, ink, printing and application processing stages.
Supported by FINAT, the TLMI, LMAI and BPIF, the Label Academy is the global training resource for the label and package printing industry. Combining educational textbooks with access to free articles and videos, the Academy is sponsored by Cerm, Flint Group, Gallus, MPS, Taghleef Industries (Ti) and UPM Raflatac. The Academy’s books are retailed by Amazon and available directly at