Identification of auto parts, labels for batteries, tyres and seat belts, are important for inventory control, tracking, processes for quality testing and direct sales, with coding and variable data printing.

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Identification labels applied on chemical drums and containers require high resistance to chemicals, heat, water, abrasion, and heavy weather conditions. This is especially important due to GHS and BS5609 regulations that require information to remain legible from manufacturing to shipping to end use.

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Durable Goods

Durable goods and equipment labels need to consistently perform in harsh environments. Examples include labels on industrial equipment such as appliances, heating and cooling equipment, power tools, outdoor equipment (lawn mowers, air conditioners), small motors, compressors or generators. Many durable goods require UL 969 Recognized Label Solutions – click to learn more.

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Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging requires high speed for printing date, price, lot and bar codes directly on flexible packaging. High speed thermal transfer overprinters (TTO) and analog pad printers can be found in many food packaging, healthcare and retail product manufacturing plants. 

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Electronics applications require durable printing because they should withstand several manufacturing processes, high temperatures, chemicals. Examples of typical electronics applications are computers, printers, circuit boards, audio/video equipment and components, mobile phones and other electronic mobile devices, toys and other types of equipment. Resin thermal transfer ribbons are generally used to meet the labelling requirements for these applications.

Recommended Solutions: TTR - Resin 


Identification and traceability in healthcare is critical for patient safety and accuracy. Common applications include patient wristbands, laboratory labelling, as well as pharmaceutical identification. 

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Compliance labelling, shipping and pallet labels are needed for the movement of goods and tracking of materials through each stage in the process from receiving inventory, storing, moving and shipping. They can often be exposed to different environments from rough handling to dust, cold, heat and moisture.

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Outdoor labels and signs require resistance to rain, snow, UV and other environmental conditions. Examples include labelling for forestry and lumber, plant stakes and tree tags and steel tags. Many other applications are exposed to outdoor elements such as chemical labelling, signage, compressors, air conditioners and other types of equipment. 

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Fresh fruits and vegetables are being impacted with the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI). The food industry is recommending that food products be tracked for safety and efficiency, in addition to having visibility of products through the supply chain. The labels will require durability, scratch and smudge as well as resistance to outdoor elements.

Recommended Solutions: TTR - Wax | TTR - Wax-Resin | TTR - Near Edge Wax-Resin


Identification labels and sales information with price and barcode are important for tracking and managing of inventory. Retail labels are often exposed to handling and will require some abrasion resistance. Examples include food labelling such as gourmet snacks, nuts, dried fruits, seeds, specialty snacks, health food, bakery items; Specialty retail such as sporting goods, home and garden equipment, craft supplies and herbal supplements; Apparel such as garment/clothing hang tags.

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Security/Brand Protection

Product authentication and brand protection can be added to products using UV technology.  Often a UV Invisible mark or bar code is added as a first layer of security to serve a dual purpose - not just for identification but it prints a clear 2D barcode to carry data. The technology keeps the information private but helps investigators differentiate genuine from counterfeit.

Recommended Solutions: TTR - UV Invisible Resin  


Signage products such as colorful vehicle wraps, retail POS displays, trade show graphics, and retail license plates are exposed to a variety handling and weather conditions.  

Recommended Solutions: DuraCoat®