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How Labels Can Help Fill Efficiency Gaps in the Lab

In order to address efficiency gaps in the lab, innovation is necessary to increase productivity while minimizing errors. There are four different kinds of...

How Cloud-Based Analytics Have Transformed Laboratories

Within the last decade, cloud computing has become the standard across many industrial and academic sectors, with numerous companies moving online to reduce costs...

How to Optimize label Quality When Using Laser Printers

High print quality is essential for laboratory identification systems; it ensures that all barcode labels are accurately and consistently read, preventing errors and ensuring...

Vial & Microtube Identification Made Easy

Conical tubes and vials are an essential component of every biomedical lab, used in almost every experiment. These common containers are used throughout laboratories...

The Barcode at 50: Where We Are Now

This year is the 50th anniversary of the first barcode ever scanned. The barcode’s impact is felt worldwide in almost every industry, from healthcare...

How to Match The Right Thermal-Transfer Printer Ribbon With Your Labels

Thermal-transfer printing is an essential tool for all laboratories and healthcare facilities that require accurate and consistent sample and inventory identification. When deciding to...

How Do I Know if I Made a Labeling Error?

Across scientific laboratories and healthcare facilities, identification errors, such as mislabeled specimens, often occur enough to pose serious risks to both patient safety and...

Which Chemicals Do I Need to Test with My Labels

Prior to fully integrating new labels into your workflow, it’s imperative to test them first to ensure that they do not fail at any...

5 Common Thermal-Transfer Printer Problems & How to Solve Them

Over time, minor issues may arise with any printer you use in the lab, though some thermal-transfer printer problems are more common than others....

Breakthrough: GA International Announces the Development of SnapPEEL Technology

Summary: GA International has developed a unique new breakthrough label technology, SnapPEEL, that allows rectangle and dot labels to be peeled and applied with...

How to Make the Most of Lab Tapes in the Laboratory

Lab tapes are ubiquitous throughout most academic and industrial laboratories, often used for quick and easy labeling of boxes and other storage containers. Not...

How to Optimize the Re-Identification of Histology Slides for Pathology labs

Hospitals collect tissue samples for a variety of purposes, from providing an accurate diagnosis to determining predictive and prognostic factors associated with a multitude...

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4 Tips for Managing & Maintaining Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Freezer maintenance is one of the most critical aspects of laboratory management, with so much riding on the various samples stored for long periods...

What to Look for in a Custom Label

It is possible that, when initiating a new laboratory application or SOP, current methods of sample identification do not meet the new requirements of...

Tips for Improving Label Adhesion Performance

Sample identification systems are an integral part of all laboratory workflows. Optimized systems typically rely on either barcode and/or RFID labels; however, without the...

4 Tips for Creating Label Templates

Once an appropriate type of label is chosen, it’s important to perform the proper setup procedures. To do this, label templates, customized to the...