Categories for Industry Trends

The Evolution of Desktop Label Printing

November 19, 2018

Empowering Businesses: The Evolution of Desktop Label Printing In the past few years, outsourcing and the use of ‘for-hire’ remote services has taken the world by storm. For certain industries, it has been a groundbreaking move, empowering businesses and boosting revenue. But just because you can outsource doesn’t mean you should. Label printing is a perfect example. Not only is... View Article

How to Determine Label Costs

October 23, 2018
Let’s take a look at the importance of cost per label and production volume when buying a label printer. What most businesses don’t realize is that it’s often ink consumption, not the upfront price, which determines the real cost of any label printer. Depending on the number of labels you need, the cheapest machines can actually be the most costly.

Why Print Your Own Labels?

October 23, 2018
Explore the benefits of in-house label printing. Break the cycle of third-party outsourcing and realize the cost savings, conveniences, and competitive advantages owning your own label printer offers companies like yours.

Stop Outsourcing Your Labels Now

April 4, 2018

Owning your label printer is better than ordering printed labels Many companies order pre-printed rolls of labels from a print shop or online label store. Let’s talk about the three main (and often hidden) inconveniences and unnecessary extra costs associated with this method. 1) Minimum orders and price breaks When you need labels, you’re thinking it makes sense to pre-order... View Article

Infographic: Quick Cannabis Labeling Guide

November 21, 2017

A go-to guide for labeling and packaging in the three main cannabis states Thanks to the folks at Memjet, we’re able to share this quick guide to cannabis labeling with you. While you should always double check your state’s official regulations via their website, this graphic does a great job of concisely summarizing the requirements and differences between three of... View Article

Labeling the High Life

October 9, 2017

Afinia Label’s Mike Atkins was recently interviewed by Printing News to provide insight into labeling challenges and solutions surrounding Cannabis labeling. Here’s an excerpt from that article:

Afinia Label at Labelexpo 2017 in Brussels

October 2, 2017

We were excited to be at Labelexpo this year to showcase our new products, but more importantly, prove how easy it is to print your own labels in-house. Nathan Daniel, of our UK office, explains. Video source:    Memjet Blog

Why Food Companies are Choosing Afinia Label

April 7, 2017

Food industry interest in our in-house label printing solutions has been growing rapidly—and we’re not surprised. In-house digital label printing can save businesses time and money, and minimize hassle.

Industrial Label Printers and Barcode History

March 30, 2017

Industrial label printers have come a long way since they were invented by Texas Instruments in 1965 and first sold in 1969. The age of the industrial label printer had begun and became the “go to” technology for printing labels, especially those with barcodes. A number of things had to happen before industrial label printers would become a staple. The... View Article

Variable Data Printing Market Growth

December 7, 2016

Variable data printing is a rapidly growing requirement for many industries. According to a recent report by MarktsandMarkets, the variable data printing market is projected to reach USD 22.27 billion by 2021. That is to say, within five years, it is expected to double it’s current market size of USD 10.79 billion. Why Variable Data Printing is Growing Variable data... View Article

Top Ten Reasons to Print Your Own Labels

August 1, 2016

Switching from Third Party to In-House Label Printing If you are having a third party print your labels or you are a new brand, here are a few reasons to print your own labels:

QR Code Labels

July 24, 2016

A few days ago we created a blog post summarizing the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard Legislation. We have received a number of inquiries regarding how to create QR Code labels. Fortunately, we sell BarTender Basic from Seagull Software.