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Diagnostic Labeling Conference

Are you attending the Medical Device & Diagnostic Labeling Conference?

The Medical Device & Diagnostic Labeling Conference hosted by Q1 Productions is being held on September 22-23, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Who should you attend the Medical Device & Diagnostic Labeling Conference? The target audience for this conference is Labeling, Regulatory Affairs, Regulatory Labeling, Technical Writing. If you use medical and diagnostic labeling, you should …

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Is Flexible Packaging In Your Future?

Flexible Packaging, The New Way To Package Products Did you know that flexible packaging is becoming the solution with more and more companies today? What is flexible packaging? It is a type of packaging that uses film to form a bag or pouch that you then fill with your product and seal.   It used …

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Labels for Clamshell Packaging

Labels for Clamshell Packaging

So many options for labels for clamshell packaging. Clamshell packaging is used in a wide variety of applications. From fresh produce and bakery goods to deli meats and cheeses. Transparent plastic is a popular choice because it allows consumers to see the food before buying it. Clamshells come in many sizes and the hinged lid …

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Creating Your Labels

Are You Creating Your Labels Properly?

If you are a small business owner or a large manufacturer, problems with creating your labels properly can be huge headaches. Labels are often an afterthought while a huge amount of effort is being put into creating the product. However, in order to package it, distribute it and ultimately sell it – you will need …

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Misleading Labeling

How to Avoid Misleading Labeling

There are a lot of rules and regulations for food labels. It is important that consumers know what they are buying and can avoid food items that may contain allergens or other dietary restrictions. However, there are is also a lot of ambiguity, unclear, and inconsistent rules which can lead to misleading labeling practices. Food …

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Inaccurate Food Labels

Inaccurate Food Labels: What’s The Penalty?

Inaccurate food labels can cost a business $10M. Let us help you build a labeling system to avoid these losses. If there is one thing food manufacturers dread is the process of recalling products due to a labeling or manufacturing defect. They have to spend a lot of resources trying to identify and complete the …

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Are You Testing Your Labels Properly

Are You Testing Your Labels Properly?

One of the most overlooked issues in product labeling is testing your labels properly. What do we mean by this? Not Properly Testing New Labels and New Product Surfaces When you launch a new product (or change the surface you are applying the label to) you need to test it. This is extremely important, especially …

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Supply Chain Problems In The Label Industry

Supply Chain Problems in the Label Industry

Are you experiencing supply chain problems with your label suppliers? It’s a major concern because if your products do not have labels, your products do not ship. Being in this industry for over 35 years, I have never seen anything like it. Those of us in the label printing industry are being pushed hard with …

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Mistakes in Food Labeling

How Do Mistakes in Food Labeling Happen?

Mistakes in food labeling  – avoid a recall nightmare. When your labeling process breaks down or malfunctions it can cost you way too much time and money. It is estimated that 60% of recalls are due to labeling errors and packaging art. Labeling and packaging errors can also result in premature spoiling, cross-contamination, consumer illness, …

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Benchtop Round Semi-Automatic Label Applicator

Do you find it challenging to label round packaging? Do you print lower volumes that do not justify a $50,000+ label applicator? We have the perfect solution for you. The new benchtop round semi-automatic label applicator is just the ticket. For around $7,000.00 you could be labeling your round containers, efficiently, consistently, and with very …

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Testimonials

"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, Alpco.com

"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.