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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.

Fix up, look sharp - 4 top tips for maintaining your printer

Like any other piece of equipment, your printer needs a helping hand to stay properly maintained. Part of establishing a streamlined and efficient labelling lifecycle solution is proactive prevention of unnecessary costs and issues, as well as having a back-up plan in place. We outline four top tips for your organisation to follow that will mean your printer will last as long as possible:

The GHS Countdown - Are You Ready?

For many years, the global chemical industry has been struggling with multiple classifications, labels, and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the same product from country to country, with different systems being used in different regions.

GHS, CLP, REACH, ECHA - What Do They All Mean?

Chemical Abbreviations - what are they and what do they all mean? Here's a quick guide to help you.

5 steps to getting the most from your labelling process

1. Materials: 3 is the magic numberGetting the right materials for your labelling process is a vital part of your label requirements. There are three elements to this: face paper, adhesive and liner.