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Barcode Printer Maintenance | Houston, TX

By Lucy | February 25, 2019

Barcode printer maintenance is essential to your Houston, TX company’s label printer performance.  A few barcode printer “maintenance minutes” per month will help your company be more efficient.  Printer maintenance can prevent your label images from becoming faded, having broken text or UPC’s.  This article will provide four barcode printer maintenance tips to help your Houston, TX company have the […]

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Datamax M4206 Barcode Printer | Houston, TX

By Lucy | February 18, 2019

Barcode Southwest offers the Datamax M4206 barcode printer.  This printer provides many benefits for Houston, TX companies. Datamax M4206 barcode printers consist of successful design principles with a smaller footprint for a variety of market applications. Let Barcode Southwest help you learn the many great features and benefits, as well as popular applications of these barcode printers. Datamax M4206 Barcode […]

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IBC (Tote) Labels | Houston, TX

By Lucy | February 11, 2019

Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC or Tote) labels are a must for Houston, TX chemical companies.  These containers are an excellent way for your Houston, TX chemical company to store and ship large quantities of liquid, semi-solid, paste or solid materials.  Each IBC (Tote) container requires specific product labeling. These labels must be tailored for your product and your company.   Additionally, […]

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Barcode Printer Installation | Houston, TX

By Lucy | February 4, 2019

  Having trouble with your barcode printer installation?  Let Barcode Southwest, help solve your problem!        Barcode printer installation is as easy as 1…2…3.  Follow these three easy steps and checks to install and set up your new Houston, TX barcode printer. Three Easy Steps for A Successful Houston, TX Barcode Printer Installation  Inventory Check and Initial Setup As simple […]

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Zebra ZT610 Barcode Printer | Houston, TX

By Lucy | January 28, 2019

Barcode Southwest would like to recommend the Zebra ZT610 Industrial Barcode Printer for your Houston, TX company.  We offer this as a replacement for the 110Xi4 and the R110Xi4 industrial printers.  The Zebra ZT610 barcode printer has more “brains and brawn” than previous Zebra printers.  Additionally, this printer delivers a consistent performance in any Houston, TX printing environment. Call Barcode […]

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TSC Thermal Label Printers | Houston TX

By Lucy | January 21, 2019

Barcode Southwest offers the TSC family of thermal label printers for many applications.  This family consists of three types of printers: Industrial, Desktop and Portable. The TSC thermal label printers are the result of more than 20 years of printer design and manufacturing experience.  Click here to shop now!    While Houston, TX companies rely on TSC thermal label printers, […]

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Barcode Printer Problems | Houston, TX

By Lucy | January 14, 2019

Many companies experience the same barcode printer problems on a daily basis. However, most of these problems are easy to diagnose and easy to fix. All you need is a little time and an understanding that barcode printers are not perfect. Every Houston, TX barcode printer and label application is slightly different. To this end, we will discuss how to diagnose […]

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TSC MH240 Barcode Printer | Houston, TX

By Lucy | January 7, 2019

The TSC MH240 thermal barcode printer is the newest mainstream industrial barcode label printer.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965!  Let us show you how this fast, high-volume printer can benefit your Houston, TX company.   TSC MH240 Barcode Printer Smart Features for Houston, TX Increased Productivity Increased productivity is the first of the TSC MH240 Barcode Printer Smart Features.   This […]

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Label Printer Options | Houston, TX

By Lucy | December 31, 2018

Label printer options for Houston, TX companies have improved with the change of technology. Label Printer Options While there are many label printer options, we at Barcode Southwest recommend three types of printers for Houston, TX companies. Thermal Label Printers Offer Many Benefits For Label Printing The thermal label printer is the first label printer option recommended by Barcode Southwest.  […]

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Synthetic Labels Houston TX

By Lucy | December 24, 2018

Synthetic labels for Houston, TX and the Gulf Coast states can help companies reduce condensation problems. Meat processors, nurseries and lumber yards are just a few industries that rely on our synthetic labels because synthetic labels provide consistent high-quality imaging and adhesion. Barcode Southwest offers durable, quality synthetic labels for Houston, TX, and the Gulf Coast states with humid environments. For […]

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Barcode Printer Parts and Service | Houston TX

By Lucy | December 17, 2018

Barcode printer parts and service are the last things you want to think about as you go about your daily business of printing labels.   For Houston, TX barcode printer parts and service, call Barcode Southwest at 1-888-764-9965. What To Expect from your Barcode Printer Parts and Service Provider Parts-Genuine OEM or an Equivalent If your label printer is within the warranty […]

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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

Barcode printer training is an essential component in the use and maintenance of your very own barcode printer.  We, at Barcode Southwest, understand those “helpful” barcode printer manuals often leave you shaking your head in wonder.  When you purchase a barcode printer from Barcode Southwest, know that we will not leave the installation until we are ALL satisfied that you […]

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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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