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Smart Meter Labels

Smart Meter Labels

We launched a new product on Tuesday, Smart Meter Labels, that is a special outdoor colored label.  What makes this label unique is that is can be run through a thermal transfer printer.  This give companies the ability to have their logo and/or color codes on their labels and be able to print variable data …

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We Are In Good Hands Regarding the Smart Meter Industry

We Are In Good Hands Regarding the Smart Meter Industry

I was surfing the Internet today and came across an article along with this picture regarding the smart meter industry.  This is Miami Dade College President Eduardo Padron, John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO  of Cisco Systems, Group Chairman and CEO Lewis Hay III of Florida Power & Light, GE Chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt and Silver Springs …

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Markem LP 8400 Story II

Markem LP 8400 Story II

I apologize for not keeping this blog up to date.  I thought I would have more time seeing that we are in a recession.  I just wanted to give an update as to where we are at with the testing on the new inks.  The testing is completed and our new inks tested better for …

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Smart Meters Are All The Rage!

Smart Meters Are All The Rage!

Smart meters are really all the rage!  Everyday in the news you hear about Smart Grid Technology.  This is one industry that is going to boom over the next 3-5 years.  One of the best things about this industry is that it has the potential to reach over a 100 million homes with new equipment, …

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Thermal Transfer Outdoor Colored Labels

Thermal Transfer Outdoor Colored Labels

I my 22 years of being in the bar code labeling industry, one thing that has frustrated me is that there were no solutions for thermal transfer outdoor colored labels that could run through a thermal transfer printer, be it a Zebra, Datamax, Sato or Intermec etc.  In order to make labels, a flexographic press …

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Retro Reflective Labels At 1/3 The Price

Retro Reflective Labels At 1/3 The Price

We have retro reflective labels at 1/3 the price at this time.  I had a customer call last week and they needed 500 7.5″ x 12 retro reflective labels.  There were labeling their warehouse.  They had a Zebra printer and wanted to print these labels in-house.  I told them about our new label printing service …

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PaladinID Gets Invited To Massnetcomms.org March Meeting!

PaladinID Gets Invited To Massnetcomms.org March Meeting!

Exciting news – PaladinID gets invited to Massnetcomms.org March Meeting!  PaladinID is going to be the special guest of Kevin Skarritt of Acorn Creative.  Kevin is on the panel discussion along with David Meerman Scott, who is the featured speaker.  The meeting is on “Social Media Marketing”.  I am excited to be attending.  For more …

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Radio Frequency Identification

Radio Frequency Data Collection Up And Running

Our radio frequency data collection is up and running.  I have a customer who is on a very good growth curve for the foreseeable future. The problem they are faced with is that the inventory and order picking is all done by manually on clip boards. After these tasks are done, the hard copy paperwork …

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Integrated Label Forms On The Rise

Integrated Label Forms On The Rise

Integrated label forms are on the rise.  As all companies are trying to reduce costs, I see more and more of them turning to integrated label forms.  This is where a form that they currently use contains a label integrated right into the original form.  This one form can now serve two purposes,  This not only …

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The Power Of Who! By Bob Beaudine

The Power Of Who! By Bob Beaudine

I was recommended a book to read over the Christmas Holiday call “The Power Of Who” by Bob Beaudine.  I was one of the first people to receive the book and have read it three times now.  I think this is the best book I have ever read on networking.  Very powerful ideas anyone can use …

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Testimonials

"Production labeling and identification is a critical step in our manufacturing process to ensure products are manufactured according to spec and reach customers on time. Dana Ritchie and PaladinID continues to provide Madico with scanning and labeling solutions that integrates with our back-end legacy ERP system. PaladinID delivers on simplified solutions and support that enables us to be competitive and cost effective."

~ Daron Whitehouse, Madico Inc.

"Thank you so very much for the work you do. You are my life saver. It is so nice to know that there are people out there like you that are willing to go the extra mile for their customers."

~ Megan Dawes, Amerimax Building Products

"PaladinID has been a great vendor for us here at Eastern University over the last 7 years. We have appreciated your delivery of bar code labels, ID card and ID card ribbons that have met the needs of our over 3700 students. We are fortunate to have a partnership between you and Eastern University. Keep up the great work."

~ David Urban, Eastern University

"I can't think of an easier person to work with than Dana. He seems to be familiar with every kind of printer hardware and software, and drops everything to come help us, even with equipment we bought elsewhere."

~ Amy Richardson, Alpco.com

"We are very pleased with the quality and professionalism of PaladinID, LLC. They provide prompt and courteous service and they have been an invaluable and dependable resource and partner for many years.  They are a very caring group of people and I recommend them highly!"

~ Beth S., KAF

"Dana has always been very responsive. Any time we have any issue, no matter how small, he'll come right in and help out. He's very consistent on deliveries, I really don't know what else I could ask for."

~ Donna Ferrante, LaunchWorks Manufacturing Lab

"Dana's a very dedicated vendor. If I have an issue and send an email, he's very quick to respond, every time. He's been very very supportive of anything we needed to do."

~ Keith M., Engineering Technician

"Dana's great to work with because the relationship is so important to him. When I call he's always quick to respond, he's very thorough about getting me what I need promptly, and then he always follows up to make sure it was right. Honestly I don't think there's enough good I could say about working with Dana."

~ Michelle Williams, Rogers Manufacturing Corporation

"Dana's talent is based on staying current with today's technology.  Providing a cost effective solution based on the needs of the application.  He cares deeply about his customers and works closely with them when it comes to planning and bringing in inventory just in time.  His commitment to the industry is second to none. His main goal is to make sure his customers meet and exceed their goals. He is a problem solver and a solutions provider."

~ Rosemarie Hill, Datamax-O'Neil

"Because of his experience in the industry, Dana made it easy to design and implement a label system for a machine he'd never seen or worked with before."

~ Pat Roofe, Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.