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Contact our representatives (Greg Metcalfe or Jeff Black) by phone at (816) 455-4000


    With over 15 years of operating experience, Vanguard Label is the leading independent pressure-sensitive label, paper tube, core, and V-Tough Edge Guard manufacturer in the Midwest.

    We are small enough to give unsurpassed service and attention to every customer, yet large enough and experienced enough to service the most demanding needs.


    Label production is our core competency. From simple 1-color labels to foil to transparencies, we have your needs covered. Vanguard Label has offered customers the highest quality of care and service since 1996.


    Vanguard Label has evolved its product offering to include a division devoted to providing the high quality of spiral wound paper tubes and cores. Great Plains Paper Tubes & Cores has become a leader in the industry by providing consistent quality and convenience to our customers.

    These styles include the following:
    • Custom Mailing Tubes • Label Cores • Industrial Cores


    Whether you’re a manufacturer, a distributor or just need your outward bound shipments protected or doubles stacked, V-Tough Edge Guard™ is the economical answer to getting your product to their destination intact and undamaged. There is no better pallet protection product on the market than V-Tough Edge Guard™.

About Vanguard Label

Vanguard Label is an independently owned manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels, spiral-wound paper tubes and cores, and V-Tough Edge Guard™. Founded in 1996, Vanguard has earned a reputation for our fast quotes, quick production times and high-quality printing. The company is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri at the Vanguard Companies Headquarters. Vanguard emphasizes the creation of high-quality products through the use of sustainable business practices, and has become recognized as a part of the most sustainable packaging company in North America.