Tag Archive: The Label Printers

Sep 29

Fakes and Fire Safety


Eaton has an interesting video/infographic on Fire Safety – 4 Things You Should Know About Counterfeits – that they were sharing earlier this month as a back to school “primer” for educational institutions. As the world’s largest supplier of labels to UL, and a company with expertise in the anti-counterfeiting marketing, we thought that sharing …

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Aug 07

Fakes, Fakes, and More Fakes


Consumer Reports, the Associated Press and the New York Times have all featured recent articles about the products that counterfeiters “fake” – the Threats those fakes pose to consumers, and the Impacts they have on the companies and their employees who make the real products. Some stats from Homeland Security, the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, and …

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Jul 17

If It Can Be Made, It Can Be Faked

Think That Counterfeits Are Only High End Goods?  How About Table Salt? China National Salt Industry Corporation (CNSIC) is China’s largest state-owned enterprise of salt producers and suppliers. Its annual output has reached approximately 12 million tons, of which approximately one-third is table salt. When I think of table salt, I think of something that …

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May 08

Trying to Quit Smoking? Will This Help?

Counterfeit cigarettes ‘high in heavy metals’ A study of counterfeit cigarettes seized in the US supply chain has found that are almost always loaded with lead and cadmium, heavy metals known to be hazardous to health. In the sampling study, researchers analyzed 23 packs of cigarettes intercepted by various law enforcement agencies and found that …

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Apr 17

Knocking Out Knock Offs: Brand Protection & The World of Counterfeits


[An article by Chief of Operations, Lori Campbell, appearing in FTA's April 16 FLEXO Prepress] I think it is safe to assume that I’m not the only one in the converting industry who scrutinizes labels on products and in stores. Don’t you sometimes just look at a print and let out a “tsk tsk” over …

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Mar 27

The Label Printers Wins TLMI’s Eugene Singer Award For Management Excellence

Lori Campbell Accepts the Eugene Singer Award for Best Managed Company

 Lori Campbell Accepts the Eugene Singer Award The Label Printers has once again won TLMI’s (Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc.) Eugene Singer Award for Management Excellence. We have now won the award for the sixth time in a row, in our sixth year of eligibility – and we’re very proud of that accomplishment. On …

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Feb 03

The Label Printers Sponsors Geneva High School’s F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Team


The Label Printers is pleased to once again sponsor a FIRST robotics team organized by Geneva High School, Geneva, Illinois. The ROBOVIKES have begun their seventh season of competition. This year’s game is called RECYCLE RUSH [sm] which is, as FIRST explains, “a recycling-themed game played by two Alliances of three robots each. Robots score …

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Feb 03

TLP’s Chief of Ops A Presenter At Industry Forum


The Label Printers’ Chief of Operations, Lori Campbell, will be a presenter at the FTA Forum 2015 this coming May in Nashvile. The Forum will focus on packaging design and overall packaging trends. Lori’s topic is: Brand Protection Solutions: Developing & Selling the Value Whether protecting products from counterfeiting or enhancing supply chain visibility, investigating …

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Nov 14

What are you Selling? Who is your Customer?

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We’ve recently found an excellent and thought-provoking essay on iBeacons and QR Codes.  Well, really, the article isn’t about those technologies, it’s about basic, age-old sales and marketing mantras – What are you selling? Who is your Customer? Where do you meet them in the marketplace? And WIFM (What’s in it for Them)? The point …

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Apr 22

Manufacturing, Millenials, and Robotics

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Autoline is a PBS show that discusses all things automotive. This week, the show is about “Manufacturing’s New Generation” – a really interesting look at manufacturing in the 21st century – how it’s changing, and how it has to change to attract younger workers. From their web site: Though manufacturing has been changing the last …

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