In-mould labels

In-mould Labels (IML) are applied on the plastic packaging in the same injection phase, and this become its integral part. The life-span of the label is the same as of packaging.

In-mould labels are suitable for labelling thin-walled packaging used in cosmetics, detergent, paint, beverage and food industries, and it is also used in the automotive industry.

 IML Labels Manufacturing Process

·         Printing of IML film

·         Cut piece (required shape of the label, opening for an injection press needle)

·         Finalization – stacking of individual pieces

Cut Piece

·         Cutting machine roll – product, for cutting IML labels

·         Minimum material thickness 40 μm-240 μm

·         Operating width 410 mm

·         Magnetic rollers, classic or vacuum with the possibility of cut-out hole


·         Flexographic printing

·         Offset printing

·         Gravure printing

·         Digital printing

·         Production of small and large printing


·         40 μm-240 μm

·         Polypropylene IML foil

·         Paints for direct contact with food

·         IML varnish




31. 08. 2016

We invest significantly in the IML label production

In August, an installation of the newest printing machine KBA Rapida and the cutting machine SANWA was completed in OTK GROUP.  One part of the 90 million CZK investment was an adjustment of the production premises, according to the packaging production standards for the food industry.

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