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Meet Mary

Meet the Label Experts – Mary

You might think with a skill level as high as Mary’s that she’s never far away from her desk. But she’s not afraid to leave the comfort of home. In fact, Mary jets off to at least one domestic and several international adventures every year. As an archaeology buff, she prides herself in having soaked […]

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GHS Labels

Are Your MSDS Updated to SDS?

As of June 1, 2015, OSHA requires all chemical manufacturers, distributors and/or importers to comply with the Hazard Communication Standard which means all old MSDS must be converted to the new GHS-compliant safety data sheets (SDSs). The new SDS requires a uniform format consisting of 16 Sections, headings and appropriate information under each heading. Like […]

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Code Hanger Labels

CodeHanger™ Solutions for Suspending Barcodes

What makes EIM different from other label companies? WE LISTEN! We listen and keep track of customer requests. We will dig and do research and a whole lot of testing. We may not immediately have an answer to a unique labeling application but when we see a pattern of needs develop, we TAKE ACTION! We […]

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warehouse

Not All Corrugated Boxes Are Created Equal

For most of us, the term “corrugated boxes” makes one think of a brown paper board material with rippled channels that resemble ribbon candy between two pieces of paper. Paper boxes should be relatively easy to label, right? WRONG! Unlike writing papers and paper labels where print quality is crucial and standards are higher, corrugate […]

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shipping and receiving

Arch Enemies: Packing Tape & Labels

Are you finding that your labels are fading on shipping boxes? Chances are this is because (1) you are using direct thermal labels and (2) your packing tape is coming in direct contact with your labels. Fading can happen anytime direct thermal print touches vinyl, shrink wrap or certain adhesives. The plasticizers used in shipping […]

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blue berries

Customer Spotlight: Blueberries and Retro Labels

Ah summertime… blue skies, warm sunshine, beaches, barbeques, camping and fireworks come to mind. Robins, bumble bees and fire flies. Gardens blossoming with flowers and fresh produce. Ice cream and blueberry pie. The mind takes us to all sorts of pleasant memories to be made. Those blueberries¹ and fresh fruit make our mouths water. While […]

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rack location labels

EverPeel® Labels for Ever-Changing Needs

You won’t believe it! We are actually offering a new product so you don’t have to keep buying labels. Don’t re-label – remove and reuse your labels! Our NEW EverPeel® labels will permanently stick to all types of surfaces and yet they will cleanly remove to be applied over and over again. Call them what […]

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reflective labels

New Retro Hits the Racks!

Over the years, we have seen many variations in retro-reflective labels. The entire concept of using reflective films stems from their original use on metal highway signage, but those engineering-grade (or tougher) materials had course, bumpy finishes created from large beads of glass key to reflecting light. They are great for silk screening words and […]

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cardboard box

FE-FI-FO-FUM and FIFO

Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman, Be he living, or be he dead, I’ll grind his bones to mix my bread! Every time we think about FIFO―the method of organizing and manipulating data relative to time and prioritization―we can’t help but get this classic fairy-tale poem stuck in our heads! […]

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Electronic Imaging Materials