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What Determines Your Label’s Scanning Distance?

What distance will your label be able to scan from? How will your label size, the length of your barcode, and different materials affect your maximum scanning distance? Who’s going to help you take all these factors into consideration, to create the perfect labels? The Label Experts are here to make working with scanning distance […]

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Rack Labeling

What Are Totem Labels?

Let’s talk warehouse inventory management: If you’ve received warehouse samples lately, there’s a good chance there was a totem label option in the selection (If you haven’t gotten your hands on some, request samples!). They’re a crowd pleaser among our warehouse customers for a reason, they make inventory management a breeze. What are Totem Labels? […]

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FloorCode Lite

Non-Conventional Testing of Nearly Indestructible Floor Labels

We’ve sold over one hundred thousand FloorCode™ shields to our customers, and for good reason —the protection they provide floor labels is unmatched. In addition to being a best-seller, out of all our products, these seem to elicit the most gleeful sense of challenge in whomever is testing them—in this case, ambitious forklift drivers! Putting our […]

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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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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

Blueberries and Retro-Reflective Labels

Produce distribution requires inventory storage, inventory storage requires a widespread warehouse and a widespread warehouse requires barcode labels that can scan long distance. For sizable warehouse applications, retro-reflective labels are the way to go. The family owned enterprise that we work with is responsible for importing produce, storing it, and distributing it to local stores (where you […]

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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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