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Is an In-House Label Printer Right for Your Business?
Is an In-House Label Printer Right for Your Business?

There are many reasons to bring label printing and production in-house. Consider these 5 questions to determine if in-house labeling is the right solution for your business.

How V-Shapes Uses AstroNova’s TrojanLabel® T2 Label Press
How V-Shapes Uses AstroNova’s TrojanLabel® T2 Label Press

V-Shapes® is the creator of innovative unit-dose packaging sachets and the machinery to produce them. V-Shapes sachets are a brand-new way to safely, affordably, and sustainably pack products in unique single-dose packaging that can be opened in a single gesture using one hand, ranging from hand sanitizer to honey and more.

Effortlessly Design, Manage, and Print Your Labels In-House
Effortlessly Design, Manage, and Print Your Labels In-House

In the labeling industry, it’s no secret that having in-house labeling software can improve efficiency, saving time and money by effortlessly managing the combination of artwork and data that make up a label file.

Useful Packaging & Labeling Industry Terminology
Useful Packaging & Labeling Industry Terminology

The world of packaging & labeling is quite complicated and can be littered with complex terms and legalese. The origins of the USA’s current regulatory framework can be traced back to the Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation (UPLR) that was first adopted in 1952. The UPLR requires that consumer packaging bear a label specifying the following:

Is Your Labeling Process Inefficient & Costly?
Is Your Labeling Process Inefficient & Costly?

The labeling process can be timely, expensive, and cumbersome – but it doesn’t have to be. Like with anything, the more you understand about the labeling process, the more you can work on integrating efficiencies.

How to Find a Tabletop Label Printer That Fits Your Needs
How to Find a Tabletop Label Printer That Fits Your Needs

Once you’re aware of the different printing technologies and the pros and cons each one offers, here are some helpful tips for identifying which tabletop label printer fits your application needs.

Which Printing Technology is Right for You?
Which Printing Technology is Right for You?

While no single printing technology is perfect for all applications, it’s important to understand your specific application and the unique challenges it presents. From there, you can find the best printing solution specific to your needs. There are a variety of printing technologies on the market today, but which one is the best fit for your business or personal needs?

Top 10 Benefits of Printing Labels In-House
Top 10 Benefits of Printing Labels In-House

It’s no secret that printing labels in-house offers businesses a breadth of benefits and has become an integral part of a company’s packaging production process. Today, thousands of manufacturers, processors, and retailers around the world are increasing their sales revenue and profit margins by producing their own color labels in their factories and offices.

7 Tips for Evaluating a Color Label Printer
7 Tips for Evaluating a Color Label Printer

While there is undoubtedly a breadth of benefits labeling in-house and on-demand provides, there are several factors to consider before making a decision. Considering label printing systems for your business is more complicated than evaluating a standard at-home desktop printer.

Best Practices for Cleaning Your Label Printer
Best Practices for Cleaning Your Label Printer

At AstroNova, we understand right now with current events, depending on the industry, keeping up with demands may be more critical than ever. As part of AstroNova's commitment to our customers in maintaining a safe and hygienic workplace, we've provided an outline that includes recommended disinfection materials and procedures you may find helpful when cleaning your printer.

Shorten Your Time to Market with Process Validations for Label Printing
Shorten Your Time to Market with Process Validations for Label Printing

Due to recent events, we are receiving requests for expedited orders to help our customers who are actively involved in the fight against COVID-19. One customer specifically, a major American manufacturer of diagnostic healthcare products, is working diligently to produce swab collection kits, among other products to provide to labs and the government.

How to Comply with DQSA Requirements for Serialization & Traceability
How to Comply with DQSA Requirements for Serialization & Traceability

The Drug Quality Security Act (DQSA) is an important US law that aims to create and establish an electronic traceability system for pharmaceutical drugs. As of January 2015, the new serialization system began.

New Labeling Regulations for Canadian Natural Health Products
New Labeling Regulations for Canadian Natural Health Products

Our friends at Health Canada have just updated their labeling regulations for natural products. If you’re a Canadian maker of nutritional products, then there are some new regulations that you must keep in mind when selling your products there.

How to Comply with FDA Requirements for Dietary Supplement Labeling
How to Comply with FDA Requirements for Dietary Supplement Labeling

We’re often asked to provide an overview of dietary supplement labeling requirements for products such as vitamins, herbal supplements, and other functional foods.  To ensure your current labels are compliant, here are the requirements for marketing and labeling dietary supplements:

How Progressive Labs Prints their Own Supplement Labels
How Progressive Labs Prints their Own Supplement Labels

AstroNova visited Progressive Labs in Irving, Texas. It was so fascinating to visit another of our Kiaro! customers and to see the process of manufacturing high-quality dietary supplements, from the mixing to the encapsulating and tableting to the supplement bottle labeling.

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