The Instinct of Simplicity ﹘ Benefits of User Friendly Labeling

Remember the ‘80s, when you practically needed a PhD in computer science to program a VCR?

Hindsight’s 20/20. How many  Monday night football games did you miss videotaping because it was just too complicated?  Over-engineering can be a big problem. Don’t make the same mistake with your labeling systems. Avoid outdated labeling designs

A well-engineered machine should solve headaches — not exacerbate stress. Keep the design for your labeler simple and user-friendly. Make it too complicated, and YOU’LL MISS OUT on a seamless, pain-free labeling experience.

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A Visit from Congressman Bill Johnson: US Rep. Tours CTM Labeling

Boom times can be challenging. You need to schedule vendor supply orders yesterday. Keeping in front of lead times can feel like you’re trying to outrun a locomotive.

 

It’s a nice problem to have. Thanks to the booming economy, we’re having one of the best years in the history of CTM Labeling Systems. Fact is — times are so good it can be a challenge to keep up.

 

In fact, it seems as if the entire country faces this same wonderful problem business is flourishing and it’s hard to stay ahead of demand. Last September, the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent, the lowest it’s ever been since 1969.

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Dollars to Donuts: 5 Ways to Save Through Better Labeling

If done wisely, an investment in a labeling system can be highly satisfying. It can feel every bit as gratifying as that crisp Ben Franklin in your billfold, mouthwatering like the chocolate in the center of a Krispy Kreme. Its increased efficiency, consistency, and throughput can be translated into real dollars and cents. You can take it to the bank, wash it down with coffee, toss it in the middle of the table at a boardroom meeting. Everyone loves you for it.

Here are 5 ways to save and earn more value from your labeling systems.

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Blind Man’s Bluff: Ignoring Product Labeling Samples Gets Expensive

As a kid, ever play blind man’s bluff?

It’s a lot like tag, but you can’t see a thing. You’re blindfolded in a field, scrambling like crazy as every kid on the block screams your name, taunting you to tag them out. Blindly waving your arms like a madman, you fumble, trip over a lawn chair, fall flat on your face.

Sound fun? In many ways, it can be a lot like buying a labeling system without first providing a proper product sample.  It hurts right in the pocketbook. Read more

The Wrong Labeling Machine: A Large Elephant, a Narrow Window

 

Buying the wrong labeling machine is like asking for a puppy on your birthday and getting an elephant instead. “What the world am I going to do with this?”

 

Many of our customers come to us in this very predicament. They need a labeling solution to solve a particular labeling dilemma, one that’s unique to their core product. But their previous labeling provider delivered them a setup suited for entirely different packaging.

 

Like an elephant parked next to the Prius in your garage, it doesn’t exactly fit.

 

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Why Reinvent the Wheel? The Cost Benefits of 3rd Party Labeling

 

The beauty of white labeling, as well as the spirit of white labeling found in using third-party development for your labeling systems, is integrating somebody else’s technology so you can get rolling with a solution that already works.

 

Nowadays, a wheel seems like a pretty simple solution: it rolls, you go. But once upon a time, even the wheel was just a barebones concept that required endless experiment and failure to successfully work.

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Why Waste Potential? How to Optimize The Label System Site Survey

 

How much value and use optimization are you getting out of your automatic label applicator? Sure, it’s a machine that puts labels on your boxes, merchandise, etc., and when it’s working right, you really shouldn’t have to worry about it at all. That’s the whole point of using a Labeling Systems Manufacturer in the first place. It takes care of all your labeling details so you don’t have to worry and can instead focus on the key components of your business to make it more successful.


But are you really getting everything out of that choice that you can? Could the labeling system’s flexible applications, software vendor potential, automatized convenience be further enhanced and customized to your specific challenges? Could it provide an even more unique labeling solution that makes your life not only easier but ultimately transforms your production into increased profit by optimizing the output of your bottom line?

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10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Labeling System

Introduction

When the efficiency and productivity of your business is reliant on the new purchase of a printer applicator labeling system, you have the opportunity to invest in equipment that will revolutionize the daily operations of your company. In addition to being a major purchase, a labeling system is also a piece of machinery that will become an integral part of your business, its functionality, and its output.

This white paper was created with the intention to help you to make an informed decision as you embark on this purchase. CTM Labeling Systems has gathered the ten most important factors you should consider as you speak with manufacturers and decide on a product. From the integrity of each manufacturer to the reliability and versatility of their products, as well as their hardware’s ability to integrate seamlessly into your workplace, these ten considerations will help you prioritize and feel confident as you explore your purchasing options.

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