The Tips Of The Batch Number Design Reference
Have you noticed the mysterious numbers on the packaging of the cosmetics you use every day?
Or does the product you plan to launch also require a batch number? How to make it up? How to tell?
We can see your voice. Let us help you understand the secret of cosmetic batch numbers this time!
● WHAT IS A BATCH NUMBER?In the cosmetics industry, the batch number is the designation, in number and/or letter, which could identify and trace a set of the production period, like production time, production date, identification code, etc. This number could make sure the product traceability and date on the history and the background of the product.
● WHY DOES THE BRAND NEED TO FORMULATE A BATCH NUMBER?
Easy to track and production management:
The batch number reflects the order date and records the production.
To prevent the pirating :
For the brand, internal information could be used as a way to identify.
Commodity First in, First out(FIFO) inventory management:
Tell the production date by the batch number to manage inventory.
Each item with its own batch no. could easily distinguish the products.
●THE COMBINATION OF BATCH NUMBER:
There are many different ways to mark and design the batch number. Sharing 4 common ways for the design reference.
● FOR THE DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS:
Printing on the packaging
Designing within the packaging artwork, in the printing of the logo, will also print batch number on the packaging. The common printing method like hot stamping, silkscreen printing, and heat transfer printing.
Imprinted with the packaging
The batch number will be imprinted on a barrel or tube. This way is less obvious in order to retain the overall design.
Inkjet printing the batch number in the space of the products.
Design on label sticker
It could design the batch number on the label sticker, usually will design with further information like an ingredient, the colour, use guide, etc.
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