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Learning with Labels

Recently we were approached by a supplier of Warehouse Management Systems. The customer didn’t present us with what we would consider a ‘typical labeling challenge’, but with our experience in warehouse labeling, they were hoping we would be able to fulfill their request. Their sales team, which we’ve dubbed ‘Team Bacon’, looked to the marketing […]

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Comin’ in Hot! The Label Experts Handle the Heat in Talladega

When the weather gets nice, labels get to work on the asphalt. We stopped in our tracks when a very recognizable German luxury car manufacturer approached us about a unique label challenge. They required barcode labels that will stick to the interior of aluminum wheels while they undergo testing. That doesn’t sound too bad, but what […]

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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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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 after a near decade long battle. Food manufacturers are required to comply with new nutritional information packaging by July 26th, 2018, unless […]

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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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Vinyl Labels Get a Bad Rap

Vinyl labels have long been a mainstay for the printing industry because of their excellent tear, chemical, and moisture resistance. On top of that, they are highly conformable, cost-effective, and are perfect for outdoor applications. But they’ve been getting a bad rap lately.  Environmental concerns involving the European Union’s RoHS and REACH Directives have put […]

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