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Labels Not Sticking | Houston, TX

By Lucy | December 3, 2018

My labels are not sticking is a frequent concern that we, at Barcode Southwest, often hear.  There are many reasons labels are not sticking to their surfaces.  This article will focus on the five most common reasons labels are not sticking. Keep in mind the humid label environment in Houston, TX will be different than the label environment in Dallas, […]

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Barcode Printer Training | Houston, TX

By Lucy | November 26, 2018
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Labels and Barcode Printers | Houston, TX

By Lucy | November 19, 2018

Barcode Southwest specializes in helping companies find the best match between labels and barcode printers.  Labels are available in all shapes, sizes, and materials. We know that selecting the right labels and barcode printers for your company can be difficult. Therefore, we have generated some tips to help your Houston, TX company determine which labels and barcode printers best suit your […]

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TSC TTP-2410MT Barcode Printer | Houston,TX

By Lucy | November 12, 2018

Barcode Southwest now offers the TSC TTP-2410MT barcode printer.  The TSC TTP-2410MT printer features high quality imaging and a user-friendly design.  Houston, TX companies will appreciate the industrial barcode printer series as it offers three print resolutions, direct thermal or thermal transfer, and the ability to print on paper or synthetic labels.  In addition, the color touch display is a very […]

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Types of Barcode Printers | Houston, TX

By Lucy | November 5, 2018

There are many of types of barcode printers available to Houston, TX companies. Which barcode printer works best in your environment depends on the application. Each Houston, TX company should identify the specific type(s) of barcode printer required to help their system operate efficiently. Barcode printers image individual labels that are placed on product packaging. The labels are available in […]

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Full Color Label Printer | Barcode Southwest

By Lucy | October 29, 2018

Barcode Southwest now offers the new TSC CPX4 Series Full Color Label Printer. This versatile label printer is able to print labels up to 4″ wide at a speed of up to 11.5″ per second. One of the the best features is the ability to print on standard paper or synthetic label stock.  A second benefit of printing on standard […]

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Polypropylene Labels | Barcode Southwest

By Lucy | October 22, 2018

Polypropylene labels (BOPP), are a widely used synthetic material used when plain paper labels are not suited for the environment. Polypropylene labels, or BOPP labels, are made for either direct thermal or thermal transfer printers.  These lables are more appropriate for labeling in colder more humid Houston, TX environments than are paper labels. Polypropylene label materials are available in matte or […]

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Used Barcode Printers | Barcode Southwest

By Lucy | October 15, 2018

Used barcode printers will print any type of label you need.  These printers can be used to create product labels, shipping labels, drum labels, shelving labels and asset-tracking labels.  However, used barcode printers may be hard to find.  When considering the purchase of a quality used barcode printer, Barcode Southwest offers the following tips/suggestions for two types of buyers: those in […]

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Humidity and Label Problems | Houston, TX

By Lucy | October 8, 2018

Humidity and label problems are the top issues companies in Houston, TX are having.  There is no quick fix to the humidity, so you need to spend time testing several types of label material. Also, when printing labels, it is extremely important to be aware of the environment—both indoor and outdoor. Hot Weather and The Effects on Labels Adhesives Adhesives […]

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