Designing Custom Labels

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Designing Custom Labels

It’s long understood that an eye-catching label and recognisable product branding form the basis of a strong marketing campaign. But just how much affect does labelling have when it comes to consumer interaction, and how can you design custom labels to increase your business’s success? Here’s everything you need to consider for your next...

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New Release: BarTender 2019

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New Release: BarTender 2019

BarTender software is a big part of our business; we sell the software to many of our clients and we use it in our own barcode bureau to create our orders. With the introduction of BarTender 2019, changes and improvements have been made to the system that will improve ease of use across the...

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An Unlikely Battle: Barcodes vs. Illegal Logging

While it might be hard to imagine, barcodes have become an integral part in the fight against illegal logging in countries around the world. The Negative Impacts of Illegal Logging The World Bank has estimated that illegal logging costs the world’s economy in excess of $10 billion every year in lost taxes and reduction in market...

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Barcode Technology in the Healthcare System

Barcodes have been used in the healthcare system for many years, helping trace products and information across large organisations. As we reported in 2017 with the introduction of the Scan4safety initiative, NHS trusts across the UK and other healthcare providers around the world are benefitting from the modern uses of barcodes, and their ability...

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Using Barcodes in the Food Industry

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Using Barcodes in the Food Industry

Whether you’re a small-scale manufacturer or a national distributor, barcodes play a major part in the food industry, especially when it comes to food traceability. Food packaging is, of course, one of the many applications on which barcodes are commonly found – the first barcode ever scanned was a Wrigley packet of Juicy Fruit...

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Material Options for Your Printed Labels

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Material Options for Your Printed Labels

Whether you need barcode labels that won’t peel off the product or custom-designed labels as part of the branding for your bespoke product, choosing the right material for your labels is vital for the overall impact and ease of use of the end product. In a 2017 study by Tetra Pak, it was highlighted...

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QR Codes: Everything You Need to Know

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QR Codes: Everything You Need to Know

QR codes were invented as a response to the ever-growing need for more capabilities from barcodes, such as the type or quantity of data requirements. Here’s our guide to everything you need to know about QR codes. What Is a QR code? QR stands for ‘Quick Response’, which is a direct reflection on the...

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Choosing the Right Barcode Label

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Choosing the Right Barcode Label

Whether this is your first time buying barcode labels for your business or you have a new project that requires something different, there are many components to consider when choosing the right barcode. Here are some of the most common questions we’re asked on how to choose the right barcode for your needs. What...

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How to Chose the Right Label Printer

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How to Chose the Right Label Printer

There are lots of label printers out there, so figuring out what’s right for you can seem like a real minefield. Fear not, our handy guide will take you through the main points to consider when choosing the right label printer. 1. What Exactly Do You Need To Print? Do you need images, text...

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Does My Small Business Need Barcodes?

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Does My Small Business Need Barcodes?

Running a small business is time-consuming and often stressful. With a barcode system, your company can operate much more efficiently, and it’ll save you a great deal of worry. Barcodes aren’t just for major retailers. They’re an easy and cost-effective way for small businesses to streamline their processes. This gives you more time to...

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