Label Printing

Labels and sustainability

August 21, 2012
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The need for in-built sustainability in manufactured products is fast becoming an absolute necessity for competitive and morally focussed  business enterprises. Avery Dennison this week announced the introduction of its new innovation – the wash-off self-adhesive labels. Not only is it bringing great sustainability to the label industry there are benefits for  green thinking and businesses alike....

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New Printer Malware Outbreak

July 31, 2012
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New Printer Malware Outbreak

New Printer Malware Outbreak Symantic this week reported another new worrying virus that specifically attacks printers. When network printers are infected they are seen to just print off Gobbledegook and nonsense. Apparently the culprit is Trojan Malware that goes by the name of Trojan.Milenso Printer Malware hits Europe It was the Sans Institute in...

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Toshiba Speeds up Barcode Label and Ticket Printing

July 6, 2012
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The latest addition to Toshiba TEC’s line-up of industrial printers the B-EX4 is breaking ground by printing and being able to maintain high print quality at maximum print speed of 14 inches (355mm) per second. Most other printers including some of Toshiba TEC’s older models struggle to maintain print quality when printing at maximum...

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Raflatac’s New Label Slitting and Distribution Operation

April 21, 2012
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Raflatac’s New Label Slitting and Distribution Operation

Giant Label stock  manufacturer  UPM Raflatac is to open a new self-adhesive slitting and distribution operation in Mexico city to service Mexican and Central American markets.  The move will help improve lead-times to self-adhesive label manufacturers, which is viewed as being a strategically important region to the UPM subsidiary.  Raflatac are a major supplier...

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Barcode Blunder Causes Red Faces Sandwell Council

April 3, 2012
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As more and more business process have been automated with the use of barcodes and barcode labels, getting it right is really important.  Problems can occur with barcode type, print quality of barcodes or the encoded data. A story reported this week in the Express and Star highlights how issues can quickly arise if not enough attention is...

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Toshiba TEC Double Sided Label Printer

March 17, 2012
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Toshiba TEC’s  showed off a number of new products at their  recent  VAR day. DB-EA4D is a dual-sided label printer which prints on both front and reverse faces of labels or tickets  in a single pass. The new printer  uses two thermal printheads and has a maximum print speed of 6″ per second. The...

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Stand alone Label Printing

March 11, 2012
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Stand alone Label Printing

Every business needs appropriate products to ensure smooth and cost effective manufacturing processes. In this article I am going to bring attention to an essential part of production – stand alone label printing  a subject that perhaps is not highlighted as much as it could be, but could make the difference between  a healthy...

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