Labels vs. Stickers

September 9, 2019
What is the difference between stickers and labels? Stickers and labels are both adhesive-backed, have an image or text on at least one side, and can be made with various materials. They both come in many shapes and sizes – but is there really a difference between the two?

Afinia Label Announces the New L502 Color Label Printer

September 16, 2019
The L502 Color Label Printer includes improved firmware with 2x faster printing than our previous model, all-steel industrial construction, and upgraded toolbox features. Additionally, the L502’s pigment ink has been certified for BS 5609 compliance.

Infographic: How to Determine Label Costs

July 23, 2019

It is important to factor in the long-term cost of your biggest consumable as a printer owner. Determining your label cost depends heavily on the amount of ink required for each design. Another factor to include will be estimating how many labels you’ll produce each month. The infographic below can help make sense of the total cost of ownership per... View Article

2019 Trade Shows for Afinia Label

June 5, 2019

The past few years have seen an incredible evolution in digital label printing and its popularity. Our product line has grown significantly, and so has the amount of available media available for digital label printers. Along with growing our product line, we have also been showcasing our products at trade shows around the world. North American Trade Shows 2019 Follow... View Article

How In-house label printing boosts convenience & efficiency

May 24, 2019

Modern label printing technology has developed significantly in recent years, resulting in dramatically lower costs and a more accessible marketplace for those looking to bring their printing services in-house. But what’s the point in taking on that extra hassle? For a start, printing in-house can have a transformative effect on your business’s bottom line: it lowers the inventory cost of... View Article

L801 Video: Peace Coffee

May 22, 2019

One company which has been proactive in improving their business is Peace Coffee out of Minnesota. They currently design and print custom labels, on-demand, for their 15 specialty coffee blends, using the Afinia L801 label printer. The L801 allows customers to truly design what they want their brand to look like – and then makes it happen. View All Printers... View Article

Independent Producers: How in-house label printing can boost profit

May 20, 2019

Improved brand targeting During the busiest parts of the year, whether that’s your Spring sale or the classic Christmas rush, no one likes to be kept waiting. In-house label printing allows you to effectively skip the line, no waiting in line as outsourced suppliers drive up prices and lengthen production schedules to suit themselves. From a financial perspective, short campaigns... View Article

CP950 Overview Video

May 13, 2019

We’ve recently finished an overview video for our CP950 Mail, Cardstock, and Packaging Printer. Learn more about the CP950 Printer, Powered by Memjet. View All Printers Take a look here:

Afinia Label and Sihl announce BS 5609 Certification of L501 Color Label Printer

May 9, 2019

The L501 has been certified for BS 5609 compliance with pigment ink and PICOFILM O-60 White XM1 BOPP from Sihl Chanhassen, MN — April 16, 2019 — Afinia Label, a manufacturer and distributor of industrial color label printing and finishing equipment, in conjunction with Sihl, a global leader for digital print substrates, are announcing the certification of BS 5609 (Section... View Article

Anatomy of a Proper Label Design File

May 7, 2019

The graphic below demonstrates the differences between vector and raster. Vector Graphics Vector design elements are created with mathematically-drawn lines and shapes and are typically used for logos, text, flat areas of color, and barcodes. As a helpful note, always keep the vector elements vector. Do not rasterize them before you print them. Otherwise, it will limit or destroy the... View Article

Rosati Ice – Frozen L801 Labels

December 17, 2018

On-Demand Color Labeling with Rosati Ice Over 100 years of great leadership and continuous growth have made Rosati Ice a product that’s known coast to coast in the United States. Even with their delicious Italian ice, they couldn’t have achieved this kind of prosperity without excellent branding. An outdated printing method One of Rosati’s most popular products is their 2.5-gallon... View Article