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Thermal Transfer vs Direct Thermal Printing: Which is Best?

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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 »

Thermal Transfer Ribbons Now Available at Lower Price

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The thermal transfer ribbon market is becoming increasingly competitive as several new global providers are offering low-cost wax formulations in the United States. What does that mean for businesses like yours? The cost of raw materials is falling, which is forcing manufacturers to lower their prices. We are happy to pass along that savings to you with the introduction of ... Read More »