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Sprouting up Solutions with Garden Labels!

As we look forward to warmer days here at Electronic Imaging Materials, we revel in the joy of helping nurseries and greenhouses prepare for their upcoming growing season. While we’re happy to supply hanging tags for plants and trees, the Label Experts are also equipped to solve more complex horticultural labeling challenges. We’ve worked with […]

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That’s a Wrap! – Explaining the Outer Wrap of Label Rolls

It was too good to be true. You called Electronic Imaging Materials for the first time to place an order for a roll of labels. The product selection was spectacular. The ordering process was so easy your intern could have handled it. The customer service was friendly and you enjoyed chatting. And, just like that, […]

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Congress Replaces Genetically Modified Label Laws

July 1, 2016 was the key deadline to comply with Vermont’s labeling law that required that foods sold in retail stores to bear mandatory labels if they contain genetically modified organism (GMO) ingredients. The state law also prohibited manufacturers from packaging foods as “natural” or “all natural” when they in fact contain GMO ingredients. Two […]

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Watch Out for That Summertime OOZE!

Hot and humid summer weather is upon us, causing your labels to be at risk of oozing adhesive. We thought it would be good timing to educate on what you can do to control that summertime OOZE!!! Here’s how it works. As temperature and humidity increase, the adhesives in pressure-sensitive labels can start to ooze. Labels […]

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Nutrition Facts Labels Will Look Different by 2018, 2019

Perhaps the most widely recognized information label, the Nutrition Facts, is getting its biggest update in 22 years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the newly redesigned label for packaged food and goods today after a near decade long battle, partially thanks to White House support and legislation. Food manufacturers are required to comply with new […]

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Barcodes Can Help Boost Efficiency…and Lose Weight???

Barcodes are known to be helpful in a variety of operations. But during a workout? Well, not quite. Healthy lifestyle products and services have surged in popularity lately, such as watches with built-in pedometers and heart rate monitors. Dietary tracking is also a popular feature. Many programs allow users to keep a food profile, inputting […]

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No Need to Call! Design Your Own Barcode Labels Online

Quicker, smoother, simpler! It’s 2016, and that means everything is becoming more automated. Instead of taking out cash to pay a friend back, we open an app to send money straight to their bank account. Today’s innovations make life easier, more instantaneous, and without compromise of quality. And guess what? The world of labels is […]

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How a Food Laboratory is Boosting Efficiency with Label Design Software

Companies involved with the handling and packaging of food products know how careful their practices must be. Manufacturers are mandated to label all of their packages ready for shipment, following strict guidelines set by federal legislation. These labels carry all sorts of information through the supply chain. Handling instructions, inspection legend, net weight, etc. Barcodes […]

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Labels…Tags…Stickers…What’s the Difference?

Many people use the terms label, tag, and sticker to mean the same thing. This isn’t usually a problem, but it’s a common misnomer that’s ages old. We always help to clarify what our customers mean and ensure they’re getting the right product. In the hopes of doing away with some of the confusion (and […]

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