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UL Compliance Starts with the Right Barcode Labels

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Safety is paramount at home and work. To safeguard people, products, and places, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)—a global independent safety science company with more than 100 years’ experience—created the UL Mark, which is the most accepted certification symbol in the U.S. According to UL, each year global manufacturers make more than 22 billion products that comply with their stringent guidelines. In ... Read More »

The Most Common Asset Tags

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At System ID, we sell a lot of asset tags in every size, shape, color, and material. And trust us—it can be hard for customers to determine which asset tag (asset label) is best for their applications. That’s why manufacturers like Zebra, Datamax-O’Neil, and Honeywell Intermec produce a wide array of barcode labels in several types of different materials. This ... Read More »

Best Barcode Labels for Manufacturing

Best Barcode Labels for Manufacturing

We are often asked, “What are the best barcode labels for my manufacturing operations?” Before our label experts recommend the right labels, we ask questions about how the labels will be used, where the labeled items will be stored, to which surface they will be attached, and the size of the labeling area. As you know, every environment has different ... Read More »

How to Select the Right Inventory Control System

Select the right inventory control system from System ID.

An inventory control system uses barcodes or RFID to automatically manage and track physical items such as products, consumables, fixed assets, and equipment. With the right solution, companies can reduce unnecessary expenses and significantly improve productivity. The challenges of inventory management Inventory levels constantly change as items enter and exit manufacturing plants, warehouses, and distribution centers. Not only is it critical ... Read More »

Improve Warehouse Operations with Mobile Printers

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Can mobile printers dramatically improve financial performance in warehouses? It sounds like an impossible claim. But mobile printing solutions enable workers to produce and attach barcode labels at the point of application. This changes warehouse operations by eliminating errors that create a drag on productivity and profitability. See how you can save According to Zebra Technologies, labeling mistakes when receiving, ... Read More »

Zebra P4T Mobile Printer Creates Rugged, Long-Lasting Labels on the Fly

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With the Zebra P4T mobile printer, thermal transfer printing never looked so stylish. That’s because users can wear the P4T like a small satchel, or simply carry it wherever the organization’s printing needs take them. Plus, the Zebra P4T mobile printer is the first on the market with the capability for RFID printing and encoding. Extra-durable labeling for harsh, outdoor applications ... Read More »

Thermal Transfer vs Direct Thermal Printing: Which is Best?

Black Tie Labels by System ID

The battle of thermal transfer vs direct thermal printing is most often won by answering a simple question: Do you require long-lasting barcodes to identify products and tag assets, or do you need to print items with shorter shelf lives, such as shipping labels, receipts, or tickets? Most organizations with dedicated barcode systems use either thermal transfer or direct thermal ... Read More »

As Barcode Label Market Grows, Solutions Become Integrated, Mobile

Barcode Label Technology

Barcode label technology is transforming from a somewhat simple model to one that’s more powerful, flexible, and mobile. This will contribute to strong growth in the barcode label technology market over the next few years, according to VDC Research, the leading authority on the connected world and the business opportunities it creates for technology vendors and their customers. In the ... Read More »

Build a Lean Supply Chain with Data and Labeling Standards

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Do you know how to build a lean supply chain so your company can remain competitive? In a 2013 white paper by VDC Research Group, author Richa Gupta, VDC analyst, claims that data and labeling standards are the best way to achieve supply chain collaboration. “In order to stay productive, competitive, and relevant in the post-recession era, businesses are building leaner supply ... Read More »

Meet Jamie Duerksen, the System ID Barcode Printing Pro

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When I joined System ID in 2011, I never dreamt I would become the company’s barcode printing pro! After all, my life-long dream was to become an educator, working with elementary school children in my hometown of Plano, Texas. How, then, did I land at System ID—the one-stop shop for everything barcodes—and earn the title of Product Manager for Custom Labels ... Read More »