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6 Reasons Why Marketing Collateral Still Matters

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2017 6:51:06 AM / by Pam McClendon posted in Marketing Collateral

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Marketing collateral may seem to be outdated, when so many businesses are focusing most of their efforts on digital marketing. Yet there are some real benefits to using printed collateral like flyers, brochures, and catalogs.

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What label automation means to your bottom line.

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2016 9:26:13 AM / by Dave Ferguson posted in Automation ROI

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What label automation means to your bottom line.

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LabelPack Automation Receives cab Certifications

[fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2016 6:14:02 AM / by Dave Ferguson posted in LabelPack News

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Recently, members of the LabelPack Automation sales team travelled to New Hampshire for a week and returned with their cab service and repair certifications from cab Technology Inc. Cab is a family owned company with 40 years of experience and expertise in the labeling and packaging industry. The company has grown from a garage location in 1975 to a successful, international product marking systems expert and industry leader.

LabelPack is thrilled to be able to offer cab printers and labeling solutions to our clients and future customers.

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GHS Labeling FAQ: Labeling Hazardous Chemicals

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 31, 2016 4:49:38 AM / by Laurie Luther posted in Compliance Labeling

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FAQ: Labeling Hazardous Chemicals

Countries all over the globe have radically changed their hazardous chemical labeling requirements in recent years. This change has caused panic in a lot of industries as they scramble to make sure they are completely up to code. Is your company compliant with the most current standards?

In this post, we sift through the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) to provide you with the information your company needs to know.

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Help Ensure Label Placement Accuracy

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2016 8:18:19 AM / by Laurie Luther posted in Labels & Ribbons

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The label application process is not only important for sales, but for appropriate inventory, product information, and uniformity. Label placement and application accuracy begins with the setup and continued maintenance of your label applicator or label printer applicator, and includes product/label detection used, the handling of the product, and more. Taking shortcuts when using automated labeling equipment – specifically wipe or tamp label application – may cause subpar labeling on your products.

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Zebra Mobile Printers - ZQ500 Series

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 19, 2015 3:53:57 PM / by Laurie Luther posted in Labeling Systems

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Fast paced environments and frequent on-site jobs require an industrial mobile printer that can take a hit and withstand harsh conditions. Zebra Technologies creates smart technology that keeps you connected on your production line or on the road. Founded in 1969, the company now has the rights to over 4200 asset management technologies, including the Zebra ZQ500 series of mobile printers that make fast-paced, rugged jobs look like a walk in the park.CHECK OUR NEW    ZEBRA ZQ500 SERIES  MOBILE PRINTERS

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Craft Beer Bottle Labeling: Make Your Brew Stand Out

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2015 10:34:45 AM / by Laurie Luther posted in Labels & Ribbons

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There is no denying that the Craft Beer Industry is growing – and rapidly at that. Currently in 2015 there are over 4,000 active breweries open within the United States, which is the most we have seen since pre-Prohibition. More specifically, craft breweries make up over 85% of that number.

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You Need Custom Promotional Products.

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2015 12:47:32 PM / by Pam McClendon posted in Promotional Products

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Promotional products, or advertising specialties, can be an invaluable form of advertising to any company. However, it can often be difficult to know where to begin or how to use these tools to your greatest advantage.

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4 Common Issues with Print and Apply Labels

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2015 3:34:09 PM / by Laurie Luther posted in Labels & Ribbons

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Like any other form of technology, automated print-and-apply label applicators are not perfect. Occasionally labels are dispensed with a low quality print or labels may not apply correctly to the product.  Often times there are simple solutions or easy fixes to these problems that don’t require a lot of time or maintenance to solve.

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A Brief History of the Barcode

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2015 2:50:04 PM / by Laurie Luther posted in Labels & Ribbons

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The invention of the barcode isn’t something you think about while you’re purchasing a product. It’s just a mechanism for identifying the price and other information of a specific product. In fact, once that barcode has been scanned, you will never consciously think about it again. However, when you think about it, the barcode was a highly advanced, very convenient and more productive way of identifying and calculating the price of products.

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