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Wheel Labels Handle the Heat in Talladega – Customer Spotlight

Comin’ in Hot! The Label Experts Wheel Labels Handle the Heat in Talladega We stopped in our tracks when a very recognizable German luxury car manufacturer approached us about a unique label challenge. They required wheel labels – barcode labels that will stick to the interior of aluminum wheels while they undergo testing. That doesn’t […]

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Smart UL Certification Labels – UL Smart Marks

If you work in the manufacturing sector, chances are you have heard of UL or the Underwriters’ Laboratories, the global agency created to assure product safety compliance among manufacturers, retailers and consumers, as well as other regulatory agencies. Smart UL Certification labels with the UL Mark on it indicates that your product has been fully tested […]

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Helmet Labels for Football Season – Check Out Helmets with “Eyes”

Who said labels are boring? Well, if you have been in business as long as EIM has been (since 1987!) you will find that that couldn’t be further from the truth! We love it when we are challenged with interesting applications and one of them fits right in with everyone’s favorite fall sport. We were […]

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ESD Labels – Taking the Charge Out of Barcode Labels

Labels that can Stand the Static Static electricity is what makes your hair stand on end when you comb it dry or that little shock you get when you touch a doorknob. It is caused by a buildup of electrons, usually sheared from one surface and deposited on another surface by friction. Many surfaces can […]

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What Does Halogen-Free Mean?

From time to time EIM is asked to provide statements concerning RoHS, REACH and Halogen Content. All of this relates to “green” initiatives, primarily started in the European marketplace concerning substances that are not environmentally friendly, and in many cases are downright dangerous. In regards to “Halogen Content”, we are specifically talking about Chlorine, Fluorine, […]

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Cold Weather and Labels

The weather is always on our minds these days, especially since we seem to be faced with more and more extreme conditions that swing from one end of the spectrum to the other. This past summer, we saw unbearably hot temperatures and dry conditions added to by all sorts of fires and storms. Now in […]

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Barrel Labels – Whiskey or Wine, Anyone?

Barrel Labels and Lumber Tags – Whiskey or Wine, Anyone? While some people may not like the strong taste or smell of whiskey or wine, you certainly can appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into perfecting such spirits. Part of this fine art involves storing and aging in just the right types of barrels. The quality […]

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Permanent ID Labels

Permanent ID Labels for an Engine Maker What makes a label permanent? Does “permanent” mean a superhero with 10x the strength of a normal human couldn’t pry it off with their enhanced strength? It would be marvelous to have such a label! In this case though, permanent refers to the fact that it is not […]

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Hot Weather and Labels

Hot Weather and Labels The extreme weather patterns across our country (and around the globe) are driving us crazy. Right now we are seeing endless rain, high temperatures and humidity here on the East Coast. This contrasts dramatically to the roasting temps of the Southwest and West Coast to the point we wish we could […]

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Fuel Labels Protecting America’s Heartland – Customer Spotlight

Fuel Labels to Keep Farmers Going Farmers have it tough these days. They have it even tougher in this economy. Thank goodness one of our customers specializes in meeting the needs of farmers. Established to assure reasonable prices and consistent supply of petroleum products, this farmer-owned cooperative is not only successful in today’s harsh economy, […]

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