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finishes techniques we use

Each of below printing techniques has its own unique advantages and is used for different types of packaging materials and designs. The choice of printing technique depends on the requirements of the packaging, such as the material, the quantity, the design complexity, and the budget. Pls contact our team to consult what will be the best printing choice for you.

High Gloss Finish

Offers a very shiny appearance, reflecting most of the light that hits the surface, and is used when a strong reflective finish is desired.

Semi-Gloss Finish

Offers a less shiny appearance than high gloss, balancing reflection and readability, and is often used for a more subtle effect.

Spot Gloss Finish

Applied to specific areas of the packaging rather than the whole surface, to highlight specific elements like logos or special text.

UV Gloss Finish

Utilizes UV curing technology to quickly dry and harden the gloss finish, offering a durable and highly reflective surface.

Aqueous Gloss Finish

This is a water-based gloss coating that’s more environmentally friendly and offers a durable, shiny appearance.

Gloss Lamination

Involves applying a glossy plastic film to the packaging surface, offering both a shiny appearance and added durability.

Gloss Finish

Gloss finish in the packaging industry refers to a type of coating that gives a shiny and reflective appearance to the packaging material. It’s often used to make colors more vibrant and draw attention to the packaging on store shelves.


The shiny effect can make colors appear more vibrant and adds a visually appealing look that can attract customers.

Helps in preserving the crispness of printed images and text.

Gloss coatings often provide a layer of protection against moisture, dust, and general wear and tear.

Works with various types of packaging materials including paper, cardboard, plastic, and more.


The shiny surface may show fingerprints and smudges more easily.

The reflective nature of gloss finish can sometimes create glare, which might make the information on the packaging harder to read.

Depending on the method and materials used, adding a gloss finish might increase the overall cost of the packaging.

Matte Finish

Matte finish refers to a smooth surface treatment that lacks shine or luster, often giving the packaging a sophisticated and elegant look. This kind of finish is popular for products where a subtle, understated aesthetic is desired.


Matte finish is forgiving, hiding fingerprints, scratches, and smudges.

Can provide a unique tactile sensation, enhancing the unboxing experience.

The lack of shine improves readability as there’s no reflection to interfere with the text.

Offers an elegant, understated appearance that can convey luxury.


Colors may appear less vibrant compared to gloss finishes.

Might be more prone to scuffing or damage compared to some gloss finishes.

Can be more expensive than standard finishes, depending on the method used.

Regular Matte Finish

A standard matte finish that provides a soft, non-reflective surface.

UV Matte Finish

Utilizes UV curing technology for a durable matte finish that quickly dries and hardens.

Spot Matte Finish

Applied to specific areas of the packaging, allowing for contrast with other finishes, such as gloss, in the same package.

Matte Lamination

This involves applying a matte plastic film to the packaging surface, providing both a matte appearance and added durability.

Aqueous Matte Finish

A water-based matte coating that is more environmentally friendly and provides a soft, non-reflective appearance.

Soft Touch Matte Finish

Adds a velvety, soft texture to the surface of the packaging, enhancing the tactile experience.

High Gloss UV Spot Finish

Provides a highly reflective, shiny appearance to the targeted areas.

Matte UV Spot Finish

Utilizes a matte UV coating to create a subtler contrast with the surrounding areas.

Textured UV Spot Finish

By using specific application techniques, a textured effect can be achieved, adding further tactile interest.

Raised UV Spot Finish

Extra layers of UV coating can be applied to create a more pronounced raised effect, providing a 3D-like appearance.

Colored UV Spot Finish

In some cases, tinted UV coatings can be used to add color to the spot-finished areas.

UV Spot Coating

UV spot coating is a popular and versatile finishing technique in the packaging industry, offering the ability to highlight logos, text, or specific design elements with a shiny and often raised effect. While it can be more complex and costly compared to other finishes, the visual and tactile enhancement it provides can make a significant impact on the overall appeal of the packaging. Its use in combination with other finishes allows for a wide range of creative possibilities, making it suitable for products that aim to stand out on the shelf.


UV curing technology allows the coating to dry quickly, which can speed up production times.

The raised effect enhances the tactile experience of the packaging.

Adds depth and visual interest by highlighting specific design elements.

Can be applied to various materials and used in combination with other finishes.

UV curing makes the coating hard and resistant to scratches and wear


Some UV coatings may contain substances that are not environmentally friendly.

Requires precision in application, which can make the process more complex and time-consuming.

The specialized equipment and materials required can make UV spot finishing more expensive than some other finishing options.

Foil stamping

Foil stamping is a special finishing process in the packaging industry where metallic or pigmented foil is applied to a solid surface by using heat and pressure. The design to be stamped can be text, logo, or other graphical elements, adding an elegant, reflective effect. It adds a distinctive and premium feel to the product. Its visual appeal and versatility make it suitable for a wide range of applications. However, the complexity and cost involved, as well as potential environmental considerations, may be challenges to consider. Various styles and types of foil stamping offer extensive customization possibilities, making it a favored choice for brands aiming to create high-end, memorable packaging.


Provides a unique, eye-catching metallic shine that adds a luxurious or festive look to the packaging.

Available in a range of colors, not just metallic shades, allowing for high customization.

Helps in creating premium packaging that stands out, enhancing brand perception.

Can be used on various materials including paper, plastic, leather, and more.

Can be combined with embossing or other finishes for more complex effects.


Very intricate designs may not stamp as clearly as they would with other printing methods.

Requires careful alignment and setup, which can increase production time.

Some foils might not be recyclable, raising environmental concerns.

Metallic Foil Stamping

Utilizes metallic foils such as gold, silver, copper to create a reflective metal-like effect.

Pigmented Foil Stamping

Uses non-metallic colored foils for stamping, allowing for various color options without the metallic shine.

Holographic Foil Stamping

Incorporates holographic foils to create a 3D or iridescent effect, adding a unique visual appeal.

Textured Foil Stamping

Achieved with textured foils to create tactile interest in the stamped areas.

Combination Stamping

Often combined with embossing or debossing for a raised or indented effect along with the foil shine.

Blind Embossing

Embossing without using ink or foil, creating a clean and subtle raised effect.

Registered Embossing

Aligns the embossing with a printed image, creating a three-dimensional version of the printed design.

Combination Embossing

Combines embossing with foil stamping or other finishing techniques for a multi-dimensional effect.

Multi-Level Embossing

Utilizes dies with multiple levels to create more complex and detailed three-dimensional effects.

Sculptured Embossing

Custom-made, hand-tooled dies are used to create a more realistic, three-dimensional image.


Embossing is a versatile and engaging finishing technique in the packaging industry that adds both visual and tactile appeal. While there are challenges such as cost, complexity, and design limitations, the enhanced user experience and brand perception can outweigh these disadvantages for many applications. With various styles and types available, embossing offers extensive creative possibilities for packaging that stands out and invites consumer interaction.


Works well with other finishes like foil stamping or printing to create complex effects.

Often perceived as a premium finish, it can enhance brand image and value.

Adds depth and dimension, making the packaging more visually appealing.

Creates a tactile experience that invites consumers to touch, enhancing the physical interaction with the packaging.


Not all designs may be suitable for embossing, especially highly intricate or detailed patterns.

Some materials might not hold the embossed shape well or could become weakened by the process.

Requires precise alignment and pressure control, which can slow down production.

Debossing Finish

Debossing is a finishing technique that involves pressing a design into the surface of a material, creating an indented or recessed effect. Unlike embossing, which creates a raised pattern, debossing pushes the design below the surface level. It’s used to add subtle texture and visual interest to packaging.


Provides an understated, elegant look that adds depth without overwhelming the design.

The indented effect creates a unique tactile sensation, encouraging touch and engagement with the packaging.

As the design is pressed into the material, it tends to be durable and resistant to wear.

Works well with other finishes like foil stamping or printing, offering complex visual effects.


May not stand out as prominently as other finishes, depending on material and design.

Requires careful alignment and design consideration; not all patterns may be suitable for debossing.

Certain materials might not hold the debossed shape well or may become weakened by the process.

Blind debossing

Debossing without using ink or foil, creating a clean and subtle raised effect.

Registered Debossing

Aligns the debossing with a printed image, creating a three-dimensional version of the printed design.

Combination Debossing

Combines debossing with foil stamping or other finishing techniques for a multi-dimensional effect.

Multi-Level Debossing

Utilizes dies with multiple levels to create a more detailed and varied depth effect.

Sculptured Debossing

Custom-made, hand-tooled dies are used to create a more realistic, three-dimensional image.

The selection of a finish depends on factors such as the target audience, brand image, budget, material used, and the desired visual and tactile appeal. Contact us to get a printing solution. 

Yes, many packaging companies are focusing on offering environmentally-friendly finishes by using recyclable or biodegradable materials, or reducing the use of potentially harmful substances.

Embossing creates a raised effect on the packaging surface, whereas debossing creates an indented or recessed effect. Both offer unique visual and tactile experiences and can be used for various design purposes.

Yes, finishes such as foil stamping, gloss, matte, and UV spot finish can be combined to create complex and engaging effects. Combining finishes allows for more customization and can enhance the overall appeal of the packaging.

Foil stamping is versatile but may not be suitable for all materials. Consideration of material thickness, flexibility, and compatibility with the foil is essential. Consultation with a packaging expert can provide specific guidance.

Certain finishes like foil stamping or sculptured embossing may require specialized equipment and materials, thereby increasing the cost. The complexity of the design and the combination of finishes will also influence the overall price.

UV spot finish offers visual enhancement, durability, and versatility. It can highlight specific design elements with a shiny effect and can be applied to various materials. It’s often used for premium or eye-catching packaging.

Debossing involves pressing the design into the material, which could potentially weaken some materials if not done properly. The choice of material and the depth of debossing should be carefully considered to avoid issues.

Some finishes may affect the recyclability of packaging, especially if they involve non-recyclable materials or adhesives. If recyclability is a concern, it’s essential to discuss this with the packaging provider to ensure the chosen finishes align with environmental goals.

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