Helping a Client Move from China to the US

Move from China to the US

I received a call last week from a company that has decided to bring its manufacturing and packaging back to the United States from China.  They are in the automotive industry and were unsure of what their options were or how to choose the best way to address their product labeling process.  They asked if…

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Pencils Could be Costing Your Company Money

It is not the pencils themselves that are the problem, however, but what they imply, which is that the organization is still using paper forms followed by manual keyboard data into Excel spreadsheets and/or its accounting/ERP system to track its inventory and its work-in-process. This can cost a manufacturing plant over $100,000 per year in…

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What does PaladinID Do?

What does PaladinID Do

I am often asked,  “What does PaladinID do as a business?” My main desire as a business owner is to solve problems and make it very easy to do business with us.  We focus our efforts on providing companies solutions for their product identifications via pressure-sensitive labels. There is a large void in the label…

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Which is better: Handheld or Hands-Free Barcode Scanners?

Hands-Free Barcode Scanners

What do you think? Would you rather use handheld or hands-free barcode scanners? Like so many choices in business, it really depends on your specific needs and operating environment. However, it is helpful to know where to start – so we went to the experts. This article is a version from Zebra’s article Which is…

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What You Need to Know to Create the Best RFID Label Solution

RFID Label

So, you need to integrate an RFID label solution into your operation. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We have helped many companies just like yours figure out exactly what they need (and don’t need) in order to make this as seamless as possible while saving time and money. For some additional information on…

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Troubleshooting Bar Code Printing Issues

Barcode Printing Issues

Are you struggling with bar code printing issues? Label quality is a key component to any bar code data collection solution—regardless of industry. Bar code scanners are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your warehouse operations efficient and profitable. When working with customers, we often find they invest most of their time on…

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How to Avoid Misleading Labeling

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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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

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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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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