Unprinted labels are used for printing variable information, such as contact details and/or warehouse and logistic data. They are divided into: thermal-transfer printing labels and direct thermal printing labels.

Thermal-transfer printing labels (TTR)

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They are used for printing variable data such as barcodes, production date, expiry date, etc. The printing is done by means of thermal transfer ribbons (TTR), using the following types of printers: ZEBRA, CAB, CITIZEN, SATO etc.

The most frequently used materials include:

  • semi-gloss paper – coated paper, used to enhance the visual quality of a label by adding a glossy finish to it
  • vellum paper – used to achieve a dulling effect, for instance on bio product labels
  • polypropylene (PP) or polyethylene (PE) films – resistant to weather, humidity
  • PET films – able to withstand higher processing temperatures

Our company offers the following types of TTRs:

  • wax ribbons
  • wax-resin ribbons
  • resin ribbons
  • textile ribbons
  • hot-stamping application ribbons

Direct thermal printing labels

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They are made of thermo-sensitive materials and used for short-duration applications (they are sensitive to light and damage). A label is printed using scales (e.g. Medesa, Bizerba) and thermal printers, thanks to the heat generated by a thermal print-head.

 

The most frequently used materials include:

  • thermal top-coated paper – paper coated with varnish which protects it from dampness and fats
  • thermal eco paper – uncoated paper used for the production of labels which are unexposed to dampness and staining

A4 labels

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We also manufacture labels in A4 sheets for laser and inkjet printers. The sheets are cut from the top down to the customer-specified dimensions, along with a back slit.


Most frequently, these types of labels are a source of information about a given product and have to be manually applied.

A rich array of die cuts, in various shapes and sizes, available in our company enables our clients to save both money they would have to spend on a new core cutter, and time, needed for the production of labels.