Barcode and RFID Blog Archive

RFID + Direct Thermal BOPP Labels for Mobile Printers

As you may know, Zebra has discontinued their Thermalock 4000 label material, creating a significant gap in the market for customers requiring weather-resistant direct thermal label material for their mobile printers. An international auto transport company approached us to find a solution for their labeling needs, specifically for labels that could be applied to automobiles…

Can You Pre-Print a Direct Thermal Label?

Have you ever wondered if you can add an image and text (pre-print) on a direct thermal label? Just last week, I had two companies reach out with this very question. What are the chances of that? The answer, however, is yes—you can pre-print on direct thermal labels using either flexographic or digital printing technology…

Revolutionize Your Labeling Process with the Epson VT6L Robot, Your Ultimate Solution from PaladinID

In today’s fast-paced manufacturing environment, efficiency and accuracy are paramount. Many businesses struggle with the demands of precise labeling, facing challenges that can lead to decreased productivity and increased operational costs. PaladinID recognizes these challenges and offers a cutting-edge solution: the Epson VT6L Robot. This state-of-the-art label applicator is transforming the way industries handle their…

Enhancing Efficiency in Dog Treat Packaging with PaladinID’s Semi-Automatic Labeling Solutions

The customer was ecstatic with our solution In the dynamic world of pet food packaging, efficiency and accuracy in labeling can significantly impact productivity and brand perception. PaladinID’s semi-automatic labelers offer an optimal solution for businesses looking to upgrade from hand labeling to a more streamlined, automated process. This post explores the benefits of using…

Choosing Between Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Printing: What’s Best for Your Needs?

When selecting a label printing method, understanding the key differences between direct thermal and thermal transfer printing is crucial for optimizing your labeling strategy. Each method offers unique benefits tailored to specific uses and environments. Here’s a detailed comparison to help you make an informed decision for your business needs. Direct Thermal Printing: Efficient and…

Unboxing and Setting Up Your ColorWorks CW-C6000 Series Label Printer with PaladinID

Getting Started In the dynamic world of label printing, the ColorWorks CW-C6000 series stands out as a revolutionary player, promising exceptional print quality, versatility, and efficiency. Whether you’re managing logistics, retail labeling, or product branding, this printer series can meet your needs. Join us as we guide you through unboxing and setting up your new…


"Production labeling and identification is a critical step in our manufacturing process to ensure products are manufactured according to spec and reach customers on time. Dana Ritchie and PaladinID continues to provide Madico with scanning and labeling solutions that integrates with our back-end legacy ERP system. PaladinID delivers on simplified solutions and support that enables us to be competitive and cost effective."

~ Daron Whitehouse, Madico Inc.

"Thank you so very much for the work you do. You are my life saver. It is so nice to know that there are people out there like you that are willing to go the extra mile for their customers."

~ Megan Dawes, Amerimax Building Products

"PaladinID has been a great vendor for us here at Eastern University over the last 7 years. We have appreciated your delivery of bar code labels, ID card and ID card ribbons that have met the needs of our over 3700 students. We are fortunate to have a partnership between you and Eastern University. Keep up the great work."

~ David Urban, Eastern University

"I can't think of an easier person to work with than Dana. He seems to be familiar with every kind of printer hardware and software, and drops everything to come help us, even with equipment we bought elsewhere."

~ Amy Richardson,

"We are very pleased with the quality and professionalism of PaladinID, LLC. They provide prompt and courteous service and they have been an invaluable and dependable resource and partner for many years.  They are a very caring group of people and I recommend them highly!"

~ Beth S., KAF

"Dana has always been very responsive. Any time we have any issue, no matter how small, he'll come right in and help out. He's very consistent on deliveries, I really don't know what else I could ask for."

~ Donna Ferrante, LaunchWorks Manufacturing Lab

"Dana's a very dedicated vendor. If I have an issue and send an email, he's very quick to respond, every time. He's been very very supportive of anything we needed to do."

~ Keith M., Engineering Technician


"Dana's great to work with because the relationship is so important to him. When I call he's always quick to respond, he's very thorough about getting me what I need promptly, and then he always follows up to make sure it was right. Honestly I don't think there's enough good I could say about working with Dana."

~ Michelle Williams, Rogers Manufacturing Corporation

"Dana's talent is based on staying current with today's technology.  Providing a cost effective solution based on the needs of the application.  He cares deeply about his customers and works closely with them when it comes to planning and bringing in inventory just in time.  His commitment to the industry is second to none. His main goal is to make sure his customers meet and exceed their goals. He is a problem solver and a solutions provider."

~ Rosemarie Hill, Datamax-O'Neil

"Because of his experience in the industry, Dana made it easy to design and implement a label system for a machine he'd never seen or worked with before."

~ Pat Roofe, Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.

Dana's attention to detail is truly remarkable. Every solution provided by PaladinID is not only of the highest quality but also perfectly tailored to our needs. They took the time to optimize our labeling process, which has not only saved us time and resources but also significantly increased our productivity. PaladinID consistently met deadlines, even when faced with tight schedules and complex projects. Their commitment to excellence was evident in every aspect of our collaboration together. Their ability to solve the most challenging labeling issues and increase our productivity has had a positive impact on our bottom line.  Jeff Perkins, Chief Operating Officer, AMP


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