Resources: Labels

Whether you’re looking to better understand barcodes and their applications, trying to manage data files, design and print labels, utilize software tools for efficiency, or access reliable technical support, EIM has you covered.  Access valuable learning materials for barcodes, data files, labels, software, and technical support by selecting a category in the dropdown menu above.

Get information about designing, creating and working with labels.

Labels 101 – Getting Started

A Comprehensive Guide to Everything Labeling: Getting Started Barcode Labels Are you thinking about using labels for the first time? Wondering how serialized barcodes work with your inventory? Or perhaps you need a refresher? Whether a naïve first-timer or a seasoned customer, you’re in the right place for a full rundown on labels and barcodes. […]

Frequently Asked Label Questions

If you can’t find the answer you need among our frequently asked label questions, The Label Experts are just a phone call or email away. Ask us anything! Do you sell labels? Yes! We sell made-to-order labels to industries ranging from laboratory to manufacturing, to warehouse and beyond. We have access to hundreds of specialty […]

Adhesive Labels – Getting Started

Appearing simple at first, adhesive labels are deceivingly complex creatures. Much more than mere “stickers”, labels are designed to carry information. Whether this info is expressed through a barcode or written text, the label’s main purpose is to create a smooth flow of information transfer for any operation. The goal is to simplify, removing the […]

Barcode White Papers

EIM provides series of WHITE PAPERS, or technical guides, to be used by our customers as resource tools. In our Barcode White Paper section we have added articles about specific barcodes and the applications where they are most popular. By reading through our materials, you will learn how to recognize certain codes, how to print […]

Label Layout – Label Lingo

Don’t let label layout and the idea of ordering labels scare you. The Label Experts at Electronic Imaging Materials, Inc. can easily help you define not only the right label material, but the right label size and label format to fit your application and printing requirements. Label Layout A typical label or tag has a […]

Printing Your Own Barcode Labels

Print barcode labels with an in-house printing system, it’s easier than you think. However, if you’re like some of The Label Experts prior to working for us, you may think that printers are evil or scary. Why is it that they can spit out misprints and chew up sheets in their attempt to mock you […]

Print File Requirements

Artwork Requirements At A Glance: If you want EIM to print labels for you, here are some guidelines for submitting full color artwork. Scroll down for more detailed information on how to provide the best possible source artwork and illustrations for us to produce your labels. Files Accepted:TIFF, PDF, EPS, and high resolution JPEG images. […]

Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Labels

Comprehensive blank thermal label solutions When you need to print labels on demand, direct thermal labels and thermal transfer labels from Electronic Imaging Materials, Inc. are affordable, easy-to-use solutions. We offer a wide range of blank roll labels designed for all makes and models of printers. These labels can be die cut to any custom […]

Warehouse Labels Guide

Setting up your warehouse labels can be an extremely complex operation and making sure you meet the correct label requirements needed for your operation is no exception. Here is a quick guide and resources for you to establish your exact needs and requirements, to let us help make this as seamless and easy as possible. […]

Label Liners – The Red Carpet for Labels

Sad, but true, most humans walk on flooring but don’t really pay much attention to why it’s there. There are wood floors, ceramic tile, vinyl floors, carpet… the list goes on and on. The same thing holds true for label liners. Label liners (aka backings, carriers or release liners) tend to be overlooked and yet […]

Your Quick-Stop Guide to Adhesives

Have you ever wondered what gives labels their sticking power? How do bumper stickers manage through harsh winters, yet sticky notes permit a movable & reusable application? The answers lie within the type of adhesive. In its simplest definition, the adhesive is responsible for bonding two surfaces together. But given the number of options and […]

Types of Label Printers

Thermal Transfer Label Printers Direct Thermal Label Printers Laser / Inkjet Printers View our full selection of printers. While our guide may be useful, nothing can replace speaking one on one with The Label Experts. We are happy to answer any questions you have about purchasing the best label printer for your needs.