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06 18, 2019

Thermal Transfer

2019-06-18T16:03:22+00:0018th June 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thermal Transfer

THERMAL TRANSFER The thermal transfer printing process involves the use of a ribbon along with rolled or fan-folded labels. Like direct thermal, heat plays a part in thermal transfer printing; however, the heat does not come into contact with the media. Instead, the hot printhead melts ink in the ribbon to create a sharp, crisp image [...]

06 18, 2019

Direct Thermal Labels

2019-06-18T16:03:20+00:0018th June 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Direct Thermal Labels

DIRECT THERMAL In a direct thermal system, the heat of the printhead causes a reaction on specially coated label paper, resulting in a black image on the label. The advantage of this process is that it does not require the extra step of installing a ribbon. When deciding whether direct thermal is right for a specific [...]

06 18, 2019

Difference between Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Labels?

2019-07-08T01:41:43+00:0018th June 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Difference between Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Labels?

HOW DO I TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THERMAL TRANSFER AND DIRECT THERMAL LABELS? Determining whether a label is thermal transfer or direct thermal is easy.  Labels printed with a direct thermal printer do not stand up well to heat and light.  Over time, the label begins to darken and the image becomes faded.  Even if stored [...]

05 21, 2019

Closed For Memorial Day!

2019-07-08T01:31:08+00:0021st May 2019|Categories: Announcements and Promotions|Comments Off on Closed For Memorial Day!

As Memorial Day approaches, Continental Datalabel would like to wish you and yours a healthy and happy holiday weekend. To all those who have served and are currently serving, we are grateful for your service. Our offices will be closed May 27th, 2019 and will re-open for business on May 28th, 2019. We would also like [...]

05 1, 2019

Transitioning to FedEx

2019-05-21T21:28:00+00:001st May 2019|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Transitioning to FedEx

We are excited to announce that we are transitioning our primary shipping company to FedEx. Effective May 1, 2019, all shipments will be sent via FedEx ground unless otherwise stated.   If you would like your order to ship UPS, please let us know at the time of your order. Distributors will also be able to [...]

05 31, 2018

Digital Printing with CDL

2019-07-08T01:40:22+00:0031st May 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions|Comments Off on Digital Printing with CDL

Continental Datalabel has seen sufficient growth in the digital printing side of our business. We believe this growth stems from the level of service we are able to offer our distributors and the opportunities in new markets that digital print opens up. With digital printing, we can offer quick turnaround time and a cost effective way [...]

05 17, 2018

Continental Datalabel installs three Mark Andy Performance Series presses

2019-07-08T01:38:07+00:0017th May 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, News|Comments Off on Continental Datalabel installs three Mark Andy Performance Series presses

Continental Datalabel has been in the label industry for more than five decades. Maintaining three manufacturing facilities in Texas, California and Illinois, the company is an established leader in the label and tag market. Much of Continental Datalabel’s business includes label production for many different industries, mainly manufacturing & distribution, with an increasing amount of custom [...]

05 16, 2018

Recommended Storage Procedures for Label & Card Products

2019-07-08T01:37:09+00:0016th May 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, Label Tips|Comments Off on Recommended Storage Procedures for Label & Card Products

The following storage procedures will promote the quality and usability of your label and card products. Keep materials out of direct sunlight and excessive (freezing or hot) temperatures. Store materials in a climate­ controlled facility at 72° F and 52% relative humidity. Use materials within a 180­day timeframe. By following these simple [...]

02 21, 2018

Continental Datalabel opens new Dallas manufacturing facility

2019-07-08T01:36:11+00:0021st February 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, News|Comments Off on Continental Datalabel opens new Dallas manufacturing facility

The new location will be a manufacturing facility as well as a distribution center. Continental Datalabel, has announced its expansion to Dallas, TX, USA. The new location will be a manufacturing facility as well as a distribution center, and will continue to offer the company's dedicated service at 9602 Dilworth Rd, Dallas, TX 75243. The new [...]

01 30, 2018

The proper way to apply a label to a carton

2019-07-08T01:35:24+00:0030th January 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, Label Tips|Comments Off on The proper way to apply a label to a carton

This photo demonstrates the correct way to adhere a label onto a carton. Notice how the entire leading edge of the label is placed onto the carton at the beginning and the operator removes the backing (liner) away from the label. This method dramatically reduced the likelihood of labels "winging up" after they have been [...]