Successful die-cutting

In addition to first-class die-cutting tools, Wink offers a wide range of services enabling you to start from pole position.

Die-cutting tips


We will be happy to train your printers and sales employees in the field of die-cutting. We will adapt the training objectives to your requirements and the participants’ prior knowledge. Standard topics may include:

  • Basics of die-cutting
  • Advantages and disadvantages of various cutting processes
  • Solutions for common cutting problems
  • Tips for preventing errors
  • How to handle cutting tools

Simply contact our customer advisors to arrange a personal appointment for training.


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ABC of die-cutting

Our "ABC of Die-Cutting" describes the possible causes of unsatisfactory cutting results and how you can avoid or remove these problems. The manual also describes the basics of die-cutting and care instructions for cutting tools.

  • detailed advice and troubleshooting
  • available free of charge
  • compact format
  • currently available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese

Please send a message if you would like to receive the ABC as print or electronic version.

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ABC poster

The "ABC poster" provides a compact overview of label die-cutting. As a reminder at the production site, it refreshes the basics and shows measures for correct tool care. Please send us a message if you would like to receive the poster in printed form.

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White Paper: Die-Cutting on Thin PET Liners

During the last years, thin PET liners have become very popular in the global label business. They offer many advantages to converters, brand owners and consumers alike. However, the characteristics of these backing materials make them a challenge for the die-cutting process.

 This white paper explains the problems that can arise when die-cutting with thin PET liners, and gives recommendations for label converters how to overcome these difficulties.

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