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Mixtures labelling deadline 1st June 2017

With the CLP/GHS changes that occurred in June 2015 – companies were given to the 1st of June 2017 to comply. If you haven’t yet converted from the orange squares to the red diamonds now is the time to change your labels to comply with the new requirements before it’s too late.

Survey reveals gaps in adherence of GHS guidelines

June 1st 2015 marked the deadline for organisations to implement the new GHS guidelines that aim to bring consistency with classifications, labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) from country to country. Unfortunately, a recent survey revealed that, a shocking, 55% of companies have failed to comply with these new guidelines.

Food Labelling Challenges

Food manufacturers and food processers are facing new challenges when it comes to getting their labels right. New EU legislation has been put in place to ensure that consumers receive more accurate and comprehensive information on food content. Food labels may have to be redesigned to comply.

Which Label Is Right For You?

Labels can play a key part in brand protection and product security but how do you know which type is right for you? Deciding which specific label type will best meet your business needs can be a daunting task. To ensure you select the best option there are a number of different factors to consider.

The GHS labelling compliance deadline is here

With the deadline for GHS labelling compliance now here, organisations are under strict obligation to have solutions in place. Although this might seem a time consuming and tedious process, the inconsistent classification of chemicals is an issue that has been testing the industry for years. For those organisations not already prepared, now is the time to take action and start identifying and implementing ways to deal with it, and thus begin reaping the benefits.

Types of Label Adhesives

Many of our customers ask about which adhesives could or should be used on their labels. There is never a straight forward answer to this question, as there is a wide selection of adhesives and materials, and it all depends on the labels end use.

FAQs

Here's a list of our top 10 most frequently asked questions. If there’s anything you’d like to know, please contact us.

What is RFID?

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) refers to a wireless system comprised of a smart label, also known as a RFID tag, and a reader. The reader has one or more antennas that emit radio waves and receive signals back from the RFID tag. The smart label uses radio waves to communicate their identity and other information to nearby readers.

Hologram Labels

The word hologram originates from the Greek words ‘holos’ and ‘gram’ meaning ‘whole view’ and ‘written’ respectively. A hologram consists of two or more images arranged so that each is alternatively visible depending upon the angle or perspective of the viewer.