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The Best Thermal-Transfer Printers of 2021

Here at LabTAG, we offer more than barcode labels; we offer complete identification solutions for your lab and healthcare facility. Part of that is...

Picket Fences & Ladders: How to Choose the Best Barcode Printing Orientation

Printing barcodes is an essential step in any lab to achieving an efficient workflow without introducing identification errors. We recommend printing barcodes with a...

Reading Between the Lines: The Ins & Outs of Barcode Grading

Updated in 2016, the international standard for barcode quality ensures that barcodes used by manufacturers and their customers meet rigorous testing criteria. So, how...

The Physiology & Function of Thermal Printers

Thermal printers have never been more popular than they are today. They’re used in a variety of industries, from hospitals to the registers that...

The Best 4 New Features of BarTender 2020-2021

As a follow-up to our piece about BarTender 2019, we discuss the recent announcement of its 2020 and 2021 updates. These new updates of...

7 Myths about Thermal-Transfer Printing

While thermal printing has been around for decades, there are still many myths surrounding thermal-transfer printing and labels. With so much riding on the...

The 4 Best New Features in the 2019 Edition of BarTender

BarTender is the most versatile label printing software available on the market. 2019 edition of BarTender, the software’s first full update since 2016, was released...

7 Things to Expect When Switching from Laser to Thermal

So, you’ve decided that switching from a laser to a thermal-transfer barcode printer is right for your lab. Whether this is because your label...

How to Choose Software for Your Label Printer

So, you’ve decided to purchase a set of labels and a label printer, but you haven’t figured out which software you should install to...

Cold Storage Labeling Solutions

Not all labels are made to withstand the same temperature range, so it’s imperative that you choose the correct ones when considering cold storage...

Label Printing Technologies for Labs

When choosing the label printing solution that’s right for your application, it is important to take into consideration what printing method you will be...

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