barcode failures

We’ve all experienced barcode failures while shopping. No matter how hard you try at the self-check out, the scanner just won’t read the barcode on an item. You run it over the scanner again and again with no luck. You straighten the package. Run it again, slower this time. No luck. So frustrating! Imagine what…

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floor labels

Do you use floor labels in your warehouse, plant, or store? How long do they last before the edges start to peel up and the printing fades? Floor labels eventually wear away due to pedestrian and vehicle traffic. What if there was a way to protect your floor labels and get more life out of…

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Pharmaceutical Label Compliance

If you are in the pharmaceutical industry then you understand the importance of pharmaceutical label compliance. This is the second article in our series on labeling for the pharmaceutical industry. If you are curious, check out our previous article — Industry Insights: Pharmaceutical Labels.  High Level Considerations for the Pharmaceutical Industry There are a lot…

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manufacturing labels

Industrial and manufacturing labels need to be durable and often require extreme conditions. You may have to deal with: abrasions pealing moisture extreme hot and cold temperatures chemicals fuels, oils, & grease solvents severe weathering UV exposure cleaning agents strict quality standards Manufacturing labels are made to survive the conditions listed above. They are printable using a…

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Maximize Your Thermal Transfer Printer Performance

Maintaining printheads will maximize your thermal transfer printer performance! At PaladinID, we sell thermal transfer printers, printer ribbons and printheads.   Our friends at iimak have put together this helpful guide on how to get the maximum performance for your printheads and keeping the printing process humming along.  We’re sharing iimak’s report as a three-part series. Thermal…

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RFID Summit in Maine!

Originally published JANUARY 30, 2018 BY DAVID BUDIAC Radio-frequency identification is pretty nifty and there are a number of truly interesting uses of RFID. Although the location-tracking tags that integrate with inventory software have been around for decades, new applications continue to appear as the tech becomes more affordable and approachable. Explosive e-commerce growth and…

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I have a new product that I would like to let you know about.  It is called “Clean Start”.  In a recent study, over 90% of the people who use a thermal transfer printer, Zebra, Datamax, Sato or Intermec do not regularly clean the print head.  This causes premature print head wear and poor print…

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