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Waterproof Labels and Stickers

Waterproof Label Stickers Is the sticker or label waterproof? Stickers and labels can be made of a variety of materials to give you a "Waterproof Sticker" but the question you should be asking yourself is how much water protection do I need? And, how long does it need to last? Why pay for [...]

2021-04-19T02:12:23-04:00By |Knowledge Base|

Are they Labels or Stickers?

I know it seems like a silly discussion, but the question of "Should I call them labels or stickers?" does come up quite often. To be exact, the technical definitions are as follows: A label is a piece of paper, polymer, cloth, metal, or other material affixed to a container or product, on which is [...]

2021-04-10T19:29:25-04:00By |Knowledge Base|

A Label as Long as 6 Football Fields?

Labels used to measure Geo Synthetic Fabrics The longest label in the world? Who knows, but a 2000' Label in 1 Foot Increments has got to be right up there. When a Geo Fabric distributor sells their materials to large contracting groups, how can each party be assured the right amount of fabric [...]

2021-05-02T18:14:20-04:00By |General, Knowledge Base|

E-Liquid Warning Labels

E-Liquid tactile warning labels for visually impaired. Warning! Warning! Warning! What you need to know about E-Liquid (sometimes called  'eJuice' or 'vape juice') warning labels: In recent years, the e-cigarette market has absolutely taken off. E-liquid companies have sprung up quickly all across the country in every state. Vape cafes are the new [...]

2021-04-11T18:16:04-04:00By |Knowledge Base|

Choosing the right label adhesive

There is a huge difference in the label adhesive needed for a retail fiber box vs. a jet engine part. There is nothing worse than having your beautifully designed label not stick to your product except having the label you purchased to be removable stick like grim death. Using the correct label adhesive can literally [...]

2021-04-19T18:44:50-04:00By |General, Knowledge Base|

Asset Labels: A Labeled Asset is a Found Asset

There are many, many types of labels out there but do you know what asset labels are? How do asset labels differ from other labels? Are they unique to an industry? What information do they present? Well, to answer your question, asset labels are used to identify maintenance and operational purposes. They are most commonly found [...]

2021-05-09T18:39:02-04:00By |General, Knowledge Base|

GHS Mandate Ribbon and Label Blanks

Black and Red Colored Ribbon to comply with GHS 5609 Mandate for Marine Immersion. Classifications of chemicals materials has been standardized by the United Nations so as to create a more uniform way to identify hazardous products. In doing so the process of producing product labels for chemicals being shipped around the country and over [...]

2021-05-02T18:07:05-04:00By |General, Knowledge Base|

Custom Labels in 3 Easy Steps

We offer help to businesses that don't have label experts to guide them through the process of designing and selecting materials for their custom labels. Choose your label design and materials If you do not have a label design, our experienced label specialists will guide you through the process to create a design and select [...]

3M 7879 Matte Silver Polyester Label Material

3M 7879 is an extremely durable matte polyester label stock that offers high abrasion and chemical resistance. This material utilizes 3M™ Adhesive 350. Excellent adhesion to LSE plastics and textured, powder coated, painted surfaces. Automotive Underhood Chemical Resistance. Additionally the 3M 7879 Polyester’s top-coat prints beautifully when paired with our digital color press. This label [...]

Managed Customer Data Kubota – Case Study

Kubota Tractors operate in a harsh environment where supply and adhesive and material combination is of extreme importance for managing customer data. Background Customer needed a label printer that could run very small quantities of their serialized part number labels and ensure that there would be no missing or duplicate labels. Quality and durability of [...]

Color Magnetic Rack Labels – Chico’s Case Study

We provided full color magnetic rack labels to Chico’s Distribution Center. We were tasked to produce 70,000 rack labels quickly & economically.   Color Coded Racking Magnets for Chico's Distribution Center Special label materials Customer needed a magnetic label that would not come off their racking easily. Our normal 30 mil magnet was not strong [...]

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