The heat is on, after all it is summer. And if you are
wearing a cloth which has neck tickling tag, then it is possible
that you get distracted by this tag as you perspirate under the
hot sun. But, gone are the days it seems.
Paradigm shift: From woven to TAG FREE COMFORT LABELS
The entire garment and
apparel industry -- from intimate apparel to industrial
wear, from performance sport wear to high street fashion wear --
needs tagging / labeling which bears information of size,
wash-care, company logo, etc. But there is a trend in the US
and Europe, where the garment makers have now all moved from
regular woven / embroidered labels to TAG FREE COMFORT LABELS.
This comfort trend will also become one of the hottest trends
in apparel manufacturing and promotional apparel industries in
There is a good news for garment and
apparel manufacturers in India who are still using the woven
neck labels. Responding to the call of the time (for tagless
labels), a newly set up printing house, Star Labels Pvt Ltd,
Navi Mumbai, has commenced production of tag less labels (heat
transfer labels) and other accessories for the apparel and
garment industry. The company has invested over Rs 10 million in
infrastructure and equipment (spread over a 2,500 sqft site).
Besides, tag less labels, Star Label will also offer value added
packaging material for garment and apparel industry (For eg.
attractive saree boxes with creative design and special
The tag less labels are heat transfer labels aimed at giving
comfort to people. The tagless label (which usually has
manufacturersÃ¯Â¿Â½ logo and care information printed on it) is heat
transferred onto the garment using heat press. Tagless clothing
labels are fast and easy to apply.; Ink Used in these transfer
labels is FDA approved and there is no PVC, phthalate Lead in
the ink. Therefore, it is good for skin contact, absolutely non
itchy feeling, and very low risk of counterfeiting. It is
cheaper to get the tag less label printed and getting it heat
transferred instead of making a tag abel and stitch on to the
clothe. And it is cost-effective for garment and apparel
manufactures in terms of materials and labour (and time).
Star Lables proprietary formula...
Only few entrepreneurs in India have successsfully adopted this
formula and slowly all the big companies are switching to heat
transfer labels. Considering this growing new trend, we will be
among the first few to offer such consumer-comfort products. We
are now fully equipped to offer heat transfer labels solution
especially for neck label application, which are unique in its
kind, says Mr. Nirav Thakkar, Star LabelÃ¯Â¿Â½s Managing Director.
Advantage consumers: NO Tag, means NO itchy or irritating feel;
FEEL GOOD FACTOR: Label is inbounded with garment /apparel thus
gives a feel good factor with attractive look; Skin friendly
Technology: PVC free/ phthalate free and lead free, ink from
reputed suppliers is being used; Star Label's Proprietary
formula meets International standards and is suitable for skin
Advantage apparel garment makers: Brand Protection. Low risk
of counterfeiting. Label cannot be tampered once it is Heat
Transferred on to garment / Apparel;
once tag less label is in place, re-branding (by unscrupulous
elements) is impossible; Short Run: Small quantity is feasible
at a reasonable price; Quick turn around: For new orders with
new design development 5-7 working days and for repeat orders
within 72 hours.
set up: The company has deployed one of the best screen printing
technologies, an advanced 30 x 40 fully automatic STOP
cylinder press with high speed and high accuracy (3000
impressions/hour) from Grafica. It has also deployed a semi
automatic screen printing machine with auto take off system
supported by Jet air / IR dryer chamber. To support its printing
operations, the company has also deployed the entire pre press
and post press set up. These include: Exposing unit, Pneumatic
streaching clamps, Alluminium Tabular Frames, Emulsion Coating
machine and a UV curing machine - all from Grafica Flextronica.
The company has also invested in a Polar cutting machine for
manufacturing labels and packaging products. It has employed a
team of well trained manpower to run the production. We believe
we have the right equipment to provide novel creative finishing
solutions to the printing industry says Mr. Thakkar.
Star Labels is targetting on three markets. Under the brand
STAR LABELSCO it offers heat transfer tag-less labels; Spot UV
services will be offered under the brand STAR SPOT ONÃ¯Â¿Â½
especially to Navi Mumbai printers; and STAR ACCESSORIES is a
brand created to catering to fancy / value added boxes
especially to the textile (saree) and jewllery market.
Based on the professional experience of Mr. Mehul Shah (Textile
engineer and Star Label's Director) and Mr. Nirav Thakkar (a
printing professional with 20 year experience - Managing
Director), the company has succeeded in creating its own
proprietary formula to offer such novel solution to Indian
Selling fashion is about the senses. So if the T-shirt
he or she (consumer) wears has a woven tag on it, it will
bother his neck/back especially during the hot sweating summer.
People of all ages would definitely like to wear a T shirt or a
shirt with a tag less label on it instead that tickling label.
Soon, this little tagless label will no longer be an optional,
but a must to make the consumers more comfortable in their
For further details, garment and apparel manufacturers can
Mr. Nirav Thakkar Mobile No.9930007227
W-66, MIDC Industrial Area,
Navi Mumbai - 400 701.
Tel. Nos. :- +91-22-27601208 / 09
Fax No. :- +91-22-27601210
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