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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£75,000 Barcode….

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£75,000 Barcode….

Yes, in these frightening times where the recession is gripping business firmly round the neck and we are almost becoming numb to prices spiralling out of control, it might seem a £75,000 barcode was…well just a sign of the times. Certainly puts manufacturing costs up! But actually, this is news that barcodes have just got trendy!...

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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 Extends Life of B-SX4 barcode label printer

Today Toshiba TEC announced it has extended the production life of the ever-popular B-SX4 Barcode Label Printer.  Production was originally planned to cease in March 2012, which is now extended to March 2013. The B-SX4 printer has been a hugely successful industrial label printer, as was its predecessor the B-472 barcode label printer. So there is a considerable...

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Barcodes for all environments

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Barcodes for all environments

The barcode label is used in most manufacturing situations but because products are retailed and sold in extreme environments they need to be able to withstand the coldest and the hottest. Here at tantolabels we advise our clients which resource will suit their unique project. The Barcode is more than just a product identifier…...

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