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Meet The Label Experts—Dee Dee Boyle

“I get pretty proud when I can go out into the community and see labels I know I’ve worked on. I enjoy that part of my job.” Label Expert Dee Dee Boyle has been a machine operator at EIM since 2010! As the Digital Print Lead of the digital print area in Production, Dee Dee […]

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Environmentally Friendly Label – Want a Green Alternative to Vinyl?

Sustainable business practices and environmental consciousness are important to The Label Experts. Over the years we’ve made an effort to hunt down environmentally friendly label materials. Drumroll please… duh duh dun! Are you looking for an environmentally friendly alternative to vinyl labels? We’ve found one! Our new 537 label is a greener vinyl labels alternative, […]

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Tracking Labels Help a Cycling Component Manufacturer—Customer Spotlight

Strong, stable, streamlined and speedy—ever since the wheel was invented, people have been trying to improve it! Extreme wheel performance is of paramount importance to cycling manufacturers. Competitive cycling demands fast wheels and lighter weight that can perform in harsh conditions. For one of our customers who is a cycling component manufacturer, they needed tracking […]

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How We Ensure Quality Labels for Every Customer

“We don’t only care about quality when mistakes are made. We work to continually evaluate our processes so we can improve our labels. We take quality seriously all the time.” – Quality Coordinator Cecilia Robinson Our initial obsession with quality started with EIM’s founder, Paul Henkel. Paul wanted to make his new business stand out […]

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Freezer Proof Labels for Every Stage of Cold Chain Logistics

Can your labels take the chill? Cold temps and frozen surfaces are the longtime nemesis of adhesive backed labels. Particularly labels that need to survive the frigid temperatures of cold chain logistics. Adhesive failure on labels due to low temps can lead to serious problems tracking and identifying products. General purpose adhesive used in labels […]

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How to Set Up Barcode Label Data Files (VIDEO)

How do I create barcode label data files? The easy answer: in an excel spreadsheet. But in reality, label data files aren’t so easy and they can give even our most stalwart of Label Experts a doozy of a headache (like Kirk in the video below). Give our video on setting up data files a […]

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Meet The Label Expert—Alex Henkel

Alex Henkel has been working at EIM since high school, when he frequently helped his father box up labels to ship out of their garage on school nights. Younger Alex even coded EIM’s first computer script to expedite shipping processes. Today, Alex regularly interacts with every department at EIM as President and Co-Owner. A typical […]

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Vaccine Labels for Glass Vials — Customer Spotlight

EIM has a long history of making vaccine labels for glass vials. And though we’ve frequently been called on to provide a CryoLabel® that can survive the specialized ultracold freezers (-94°F/-70°C) that some vaccines require, we can also provide labels for far less extreme, 4°C refrigerated environments. Most would think that eliminating the need for […]

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School Asset Labels: Unsung Hero of the Remote Classroom

School asset labels help school districts track large amounts of mobile inventory. 2020 has forced many schools to adapt to a remote learning environment. More than ever, school assets and technology are helping students to continue learning from home. But all of those assets need to be kept track of. Asset tags and labels bring […]

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