Barcodes and the love scene…

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Barcodes and the love scene…

Barcode labels just got super cool.  Now you can apparently use QR codes to find the one true love in your life. Especially if you are a bit shy and would rather send a message than face the risk of being rejected to your face.  How many times at that night club or pub...

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Barcode labels finally gets a voice…

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For a long time barcode labels were the essential ingredient that  transformed our manufacturing processes, stock taking capabilities and retail processes. Cutting on labour, training, time and overall assets, barcode labels became a necessity for  nearly all product based industries. However, a little like the cats eye, its huge benefits were felt but it was rarely...

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Highlighting the Toshiba TEC B-EX4T1

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Highlighting the Toshiba TEC B-EX4T1

The Toshiba TEC B-EX range  offers premium industrial printers that are not only cost effective, flexible and durable but also green concious at the same time. An excellent choice if you are looking for a mid-range price, these are the benefits and assets of the barcode label printer Toshiba TEC B-EX4T1 Saving on power...

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Which Thermal Transfer Printer?

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Which Thermal Transfer Printer?

Just buying an ordinary home printer for the PC can be a daunting enough task. When you thinking of buying a barcode printer for your business, and its features need to match the exact requirements of your services and the restrictions of your budget, the choices available can seem a bit of a nightmare....

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Labels and sustainability

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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

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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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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

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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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

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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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