Paper or Plastic? Choosing the Right Label Face Stock for Your Barcodes

When you’re printing new barcode labels, there’s a lot to consider. For many businesses,the most important aspects  to picking a label will be the appropriate adhesive properties needed for the job, and the adjoining face stock–the part that the barcode is printed on. But with so many options of face stocks to consider, which one is the […]

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How to Ship Aerosols or Sprays

With many questions regarding the shipment of aerosols and spray products in accordance with transportation laws, we have researched and found the answers to properly doing so.The Department of Transportation, or D.O.T., has a classification called Title 49 CFR, which details these shipments of hazardous materials. UPS, FedEx, and other shipping providers follow these D.O.T. […]

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How To Create CD or DVD Labels

Do you like to burn or create your own CD’s or DVD’s?  Have you ever wondered how to easily create labels for these discs? Well there are a few ways to easily create professional labels, without the hassle and cost of ordering from a vendor. Although there are many ways to label a disc, there […]

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How To Create a UPC Bar Code

Do your products require a UPC code? Well if so, and you have products you would like to have sold by retailers around the United States, your product needs to have an authentic UPC code, issued by GS1 US. What is a barcode label/ UPC code anyway? A barcode label or UPC symbol appears as […]

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What Sticks?: An Introduction to Adhesives on Barcode Labels

If you’re new to barcode labels, it’s important to pick labels that have the right adhesive properties for your needs. For example, is the label going on cardboard packaging? Or a chip bag? Will it be exposed to various weather elements or an active warehouse environment? Here are our tips to understanding the various types of […]

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Picking the Right Bar code Labels by Color: A Guide

When printing your bar code labels, it’s important to consider the color of the label, the color of the ribbon, and the color of the packaging you are printing the bar code on. These colors are not just important the looks of your packaging, especially in contrast with your packaging or collateral design, but also for […]

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Adazon Label & Barcode Supplies Review?

Today we are asking anyone who knows our work or has worked with us in the past to review our service and site. Any comments are welcome as we try to increase our presence and build more awareness of how we service the barcoding and labeling needs of businesses. Please take a moment to go […]

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Direct Thermal Printing versus Thermal Transfer Printing

Both direct thermal printing and thermal transfer printing are useful for on demand applications. However, each has specific advantages and disadvantages. Knowing the differences between the two will assist you in determining which type of printing is right for your precise needs. Here are some basic differences you should understand when making a decision about which […]

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The Ekocycle Cube: The Latest in 3D Printers and 3D Printing

3D Printers and 3D Printing are all the rage these days. The next big leap forward, it seems there’s nothing this technology can’t do. From printing prosthetic limbs at a low cost to revolutionizing the way that manufacturing is handled, the sense is that the wave of the future is here. In fact 3D printers, like […]

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How Do 3D Printers and 3D Printing Work?

3D printers and 3D printing sound like something straight out of the pages of a sci-fi novel. You walk up to a machine, push a couple of buttons, and wait as it builds an exact replica of the thing you need. Whether it’s a cup or a hex wrench, a 3D printer can make nearly anything. […]

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