As the weather is getting colder and the first snow fall is expected in Montreal, our bloggers continue to share their discoveries and knowledge.

As usual, here is the summary of the previous month, because we believe that good content always deserves a second chance! Enjoy the read.


October 2014 – what you may have missed

Deal of the moment! The right time to change your thermal printer

This fall, two renowned label printer manufacturers are offering their trade-in program. Zebra and Datamax-O’Neil offer discounts to help you change your printer and increase your productivity!

Thermal printing and barcodes: how to beat dust

Thermal label printers often have the large responsibility of printing barcode labels. How can you beat dust to prevent these barcodes from being unreadable?

New recommendations for greener shrink sleeve labels

Shrink sleeve labels have a huge effect on the visibility of products, but they also have a significant effect on the recycling process. Here are the latest recommendations for greener shrink sleeve labels!

Peel-off labels: more information under your traditional labels

Technologies now enable us to print complex labels. Multilayer labels, those that gently peel off to reveal additional information, are an ingenious way to create an aesthetic label that will have all the necessary information on it.

The importance of being Ernest: flexible uses of flexible packaging

Flexible packaging is convenient for many liquids, including those that do not need a hard shell to protect them. The choice of this type of packaging is quite original, especially in industries where they’re least expected, such as cosmetics for men!

The deal of the moment: your ink cartridges for free with the purchase of a color label printer!

Until November 21st, IMS is offering a set of ink cartridges for free with the purchase of a color label printer. Hurry to take advantage of these savings!

New technologies for “vintage” labels

“Vintage” labels are becoming more fashionable and brands are choosing to showcase their history by using them. And they’re also more efficient and profitable than most modern techniques!