At NCI we understand that simply supplying our customers with high quality, robust packaging is not enough. As your product partner we understand that your packaging is one of your most powerful sales tools. Decoration is vital to the success of every product, from premium quality foods, paint and aerosols to industrial, chemical and petrochemical products. That is why we have invested in industry leading decoration technology for both metal and plastics.

Within the catalogue artwork templates are included for each product, these are provided for graphic designers to use for product artwork. Please speak with your NCI Account Manager about decoration and artwork before commencing the design process.

Metalstar Press

6-colour MetalStar printing press in Glendenning plant.

Metal Decoration

We set the standard for metal decoration in this region with modern lithographic printing presses. Our standard 6-colour process printing reproduces over 94% of Pantone colours which allows the greatest design flexibility so you can ensure your product catches customers attention.

The product range for this decoration is all tinplate products, cans, pails, drums, lids and 3-piece arosols.

In-Mould-Labelling (IML)



IML is the decoration method of choice for injection moulded plastic pails and containers. It provides the highest quality print, bright colours, clean photographic images and sharp text and a selection of substrates: gloss, matt, clear and nGLIMMER™ (silver metallic). Sharp text is more and more important as the amount of mandatory information increases. Barcodes are produced with high contrast and meet GS1 standards as required by all major retailers.

The product range for this decoration is most injection moulded plastic products, including pails, containers and many lids.

Dry Offset

6 Colour dry offset printing is offered on our range of aluminium monobloc aerosols and tubes.