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  • When we talk about abrasion resistance in labels, we refer to friction's effect on a label and its effects. A label with high abrasion resistance retains its information and colors longer. Even with repeated abrasion, the surface holds up and the appearance and legibility are guaranteed in(...) Read More

  • Pressure-sensitive adhesives glue are known both in industrial use and in private households. It is a contact adhesive that, when dry and at room temperature, adheres to the surface of another object after being lightly pressed.

  • When we talk about adhesive labels in the labeling industry, we mean labels with an adhesive or silicone layer that are applied to a backing paper and can be removed from there. Adhesive labels can vary in terms of their liability. A distinction is made between removable, adhesive and(...) Read More

  • Industrial labeling is carried out, among other things, by applying “adhesive labels”. The term adhesive label refers to all forms of labeling that use adhesives. The advantage of the adhesive label is its diverse use. Pure information or decoration – labels can be used for different(...) Read More

  • Anti-counterfeiting plays a special role in labeling and describes a possible functionality of labels. Labels can warn against counterfeiting in a variety of ways. Anti-counterfeit seals and labels provide visible, non-removable evidence to protect against warranty fraud, asset theft, and(...) Read More

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  • Barcodes, also known as barcodes, are an electronic font. Barcodes consist of bars and gaps of different widths that are arranged parallel to each other. Depending on the type, barcodes have a fixed length: The type “EAN-13” has 13 digits (including a check digit), “EAN-8” has 8 digits(...) Read More

  • Within the marking industry there are several ways to place barcodes on a product. One possibility is to apply the barcode using a label. The barcode is printed on the label and then attached to the item. This can be done both manually and automatically. Another option would be direct(...) Read More

  • Regular table printers, as we know them from private environments, are able to print barcodes. But barcode printers are also used in industrial environments. Individual data is encrypted in the form of a barcode, printed and attached to an object. Data from ongoing production or from a(...) Read More

  • Barcode scanners are often used to capture and translate barcodes. Barcodes are captured, read and decoded using the laser of a scanner. A common handheld scanner reacts to light and dark and is therefore able to reflect the light from the bright spaces. During this process, an electrical and(...) Read More

  • Within the label spectrum, a distinction can be made between different label models and types. An important feature is the color. Depending on the requirements and industry, either colored or non-colored labels (blank labels) are used. Blank labels that are adapted to the specific application(...) Read More

  • Labels can be produced and ordered as so-called booklet labels. These are multi-layer labels that lie on top of each other and are folded, similar to a brochure. Their size is based on the base label that is donated and placed on the respective product. Booklet labels are often used when a(...) Read More

  • In the beverage industry, so-called bottle labels are used to identify bottles. These can either be wet glue labels or common adhesive labels. Bottle labels are usually decorative on the front and informative on the back.

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  • Within industrial labeling, we differentiate between the labeling of products, boxes or pallets. The labeling of cartons or boxes is very versatile and can be implemented in a variety of ways. Side labeling, top labeling or corner labeling are some of these variants. In carton labeling, the(...) Read More

  • If products comply with all prescribed EU directives and these are taken into account, they may be provided with the so-called “CE marking/certification”. Factors that are crucial for obtaining the seal and must be checked by manufacturers are the EU-wide requirements for safety, health(...) Read More

  • Closing labels or sealing labels are usually self-adhesive labels that are either rectangular or round and are stuck over the edge of the packaging opening. How they work is quite easy to explain: sealing labels signal to the user or end consumer whether the packaging is still unopened or has(...) Read More

  • Cold stamping is a process that can be used to refine a label. Similar to hot stamping, foil is applied under pressure to the label material using an embossing stamp. In order to guarantee the adhesion of the embossing, a varnish is then painted over the print.

  • NOVEXX Solutions speaks of compact solutions when it comes to so-called complete solutions. With the help of these overall solutions, customers can label products quickly and easily. Our overall solutions are built as “plug-and-play” solutions, ensuring quick and easy commissioning. Take a(...) Read More

  • At NOVEXX Solutions, the term “consumables” means labels and ribbons that is needed to create a printed label. In addition to the hardware (e.g. a printing and dispensing system), consumables are essential to be able to label products, cardboard boxes, or pallets. The consumables differ(...) Read More

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  • In the marking industry, modern data management software manages data and print jobs for the entire marking process. This simplifies and makes all labeling processes that are integrated in the supply chain easier for the user. The data management software “PID 3SIXTY” was developed by(...) Read More

  • The process of decoding a barcode means converting the barcode into a human-readable form. Barcodes consist of a series of black and white lines arranged parallel to each other that contain various information such as product codes or prices. When decoding, the barcode is captured by a(...) Read More

  • Decorative labels are often used for the recognition value and branding of a company. These serve the visual design of products and differ immensely from a purely informative label. Compared to informative labels, decorative labels have a design concept. The shape, color and design are(...) Read More

  • Self-adhesive labels that, like sheets or rolls, are printed on a sheet or roll and can be separated from the backing material by simply peeling them off are called die-cut labels.

  • In addition to printing and dispensing systems or simple label printers, NOVEXX Solutions also offers so-called direct film printers (XTO). These printers are primarily integrated into packaging machines that print packaging film at high speed. Practical examples here are bags of chips or(...) Read More

  • In direct thermal printing, similar to thermal transfer printing, the heat of the print head is activated and with it the ink particles on the label material. This means that the label material itself reacts to the localized heat. As the labels with the thermo-intensive material pass the(...) Read More

  • As with thermal transfer printing, with direct thermal printing the heating elements in the print head of the label printer are heated. The label roll with the thermosensitive labels runs past the heating elements in the print head and a kind of color change occurs on the paper. This is due(...) Read More

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  • Flexographic printing was previously called aniline printing (rotary letterpress printing process), which uses flexible printing plates and quick-drying inks.Up to five colors are printed using the flexographic printing process. A combination with printing on the back is also possible. A(...) Read More

  • In principle, labels can be developed and produced with certain properties. These properties often serve a specific functionality. Frozen labels, for example, are labels that, as the name suggests, were developed for use in the frozen food sector.Temperature is, among other things, a factor(...) Read More

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  • Within logistics there is a certain standard that is the same for all companies and must be adhered to. An example is the so-called GS1 128 barcode (formerly EAN 128). This is based on code 128 and is primarily used for traceability. Unlike Code 128, the GS1 128 barcode can encode various(...) Read More

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  • Hang tags are small labels that are hung on clothing, accessories or other products. They are used to transmit information such as the brand, price, material composition or care instructions. Hang tags can be made of paper, cardboard or plastic and are attached to the product using a hole in(...) Read More

  • Hangtags are small hang tags that are attached to clothing, accessories or other products. They are used to provide information about the product, such as the brand, price, material composition or care instructions. Hang tags can be made of paper, cardboard or plastic and are often provided(...) Read More

  • Labels can be individually designed and refined. Color, format and other special features make labels individual and unmistakable. A special feature in label production is so-called hot stamping. This can be implemented with both foil and printing ink. When hot stamping with ink, the printed(...) Read More

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  • In order to be able to label products, boxes, cartons or pallets, special labeling technology is required. This includes all technical solutions. Continuous development and optimization of this technology is a must due to the ever-changing challenges and conditions. Faster, better, more(...) Read More

  • The term industrial printer describes a printer used in industry. This usually prints paper or labels. Compared to consumer printers, industrial printers must meet different requirements and challenges. Heavy wear and tear due to long-term use, as well as ease of use in harsh and industrial(...) Read More

  • As soon as dyes are applied in the form of liquid ink or liquefied wax, this is called an inkjet process. Under pressure, a permanent jet of ink is forced through a small nozzle. This creates a jet that consists of a large number of uniform drops per second. The way the inkjet works is based(...) Read More

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  • Industrial labels are special labels used in industrial environments. They primarily serve to convey information about the product or the palette. Industrial labels must meet customer-specific as well as legal requirements. Content, appearance or texture are just three examples of this.(...) Read More

  • Decorative labels place particular emphasis on appearance and design. Through their appearance, they act as a recognition feature and represent the brand for the end consumer. There are special label designers and manufacturers who can precisely recognize and implement the meaning and(...) Read More

  • Labelers are machines for labeling products. You apply labels to products, packaging, containers or pallets fully automatically or semi-automatically. The labeling process can be carried out on stationary products or on moving items, e.g. on conveyor belts.

  • Label printers used in industry are primarily responsible for labeling products, boxes or pallets. They can either be used permanently or used for occasional printouts. What applies to everyone is that you always print a certain amount and number of information on a label and this is then(...) Read More

  • Depending on the manufacturer, labeling systems are understood to be a pure dispensing system or a combination of printer and label dispenser. NOVEXX Solutions defines labeling systems as pure dispensing systems. This means that they are used simply to apply a label to a product. In most(...) Read More

  • So-called labeling systems are used for the industrial labeling of products, boxes or pallets. Depending on the requirements, the labeling systems vary in their function and design. The decisive factor here is the type and extent of information that needs to be conveyed. Starting with a(...) Read More

  • “Marking systems” or "labeling systems" is a collective term for all industrial devices that are used to label products, cardboard boxes and pallets. Industrial labeling is mainly used in logistics, packaging and manufacturing. There are different systems for the respective labeling that meet(...) Read More

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  • Whether initially for identification in the warehouse or for shipping within the supply chain: pallets must be clearly and professionally marked. On the one hand, to ensure smooth delivery and, on the other hand, to be quickly found and traceable. The labeling is done with pallet labels(...) Read More

  • Pallet labelers are labeling systems that specialize in applying labels to pallets. The XPU pallet labeler from NOVEXX Solutions is one of these systems and offers unparalleled reliability, efficiency and ease of use for demanding 24/7 applications and stands for outstanding print quality(...) Read More

  • Whether initially for identification in the warehouse or for shipping within the supply chain: pallets must be clearly and professionally marked. On the one hand, to ensure smooth delivery and, on the other hand, to be quickly found and(...) Read More

  • Adhesives differ in their adhesion. Permanent adhesives with high final adhesion have been developed and produced for the permanent application of self-adhesive labels. Acrylic adhesives that promise permanent adhesion only develop their full adhesive properties after a few hours. It sticks(...) Read More

  • Polyethylene film is an environmentally friendly alternative to PVC because it only releases carbon dioxide and water when burned. These films and ribbons can also be printed with thermal transfer printers. PE stands for polyethylene, a plastic that is used as moisture protection under floor(...) Read More

  • NOVEXX Solutions is part of the Possehl Identification Solutions (PID) division, which includes a total of 10 companies from the printing & labeling and marking solutions divisions. This means that NOVEXX Solutions GmbH belongs to the Possehl Group as an independent company. With sales of(...) Read More

  • In order to be able to print labels, certain factors must be taken into account in advance, because not every material can be printed in the same way. Material, surface tension and wettability are the most important properties of a label that are crucial for printing. In addition, there is(...) Read More

  • Printing modules, also known as printing systems, are primarily used within the marking industry by machine builders or integrators. Print modules can be used modularly in marking systems and act as printing and labeling systems in the overall structure. With the help of printing modules,(...) Read More

  • NOVEXX Solutions refers to systems that print a label and then label it in just one step as “printing and labeling systems”. Printing and labeling systems label a product automatically and within a very short time. Printing and labeling systems are particularly suitable for labeling products,(...) Read More

  • A printing system typically includes a combination of hardware and software. The hardware consists of a printer that uses either ink, toner, or other printing materials to print text, images, or graphics on paper or other media. The software enables control of the printing process, such as(...) Read More

  • Manufacturing companies have one thing in common: They want their products to be visible and to attract attention through their own “identity”.The product label should underline the brand character, immediately catch the consumer's eye, become a customer experience and create lasting(...) Read More

  • Manufacturing companies have one thing in common: They want their products to be visible and to attract attention through their own “identity”. The product label should underline the brand character, immediately catch the consumer's eye, become a customer experience and create lasting(...) Read More

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  • Labels made with a removable adhesive can be removed from the surface to which they are attached.Suppose the liability of a label is limited in time or is required. In that case, it must be possible to remove it at the specified time without leaving any residue and without destroying the(...) Read More

  • Films or ribbons that are used to print a label can be made of different materials and must be adapted to the label material. Resin films, for example, are best suited for extremely durable printing. They are mainly made of resin and usually require a little more heat when printing. These(...) Read More

  • NOVEXX Solutions is very experienced in the field of RFID UHF technologies. RFID enables contactless storage and reading of data. RFID is used for the automatic identification and localization of objects and living beings. RFID expands the barcode concept because no direct visual contact is(...) Read More

  • An RFID chip, also known as a radio frequency identification chip, is a small electronic device that can transmit information wirelessly using radio waves. The chip consists of a microprocessor, a memory and an antenna. It is produced in various forms, such as a label, card or implant. The(...) Read More

  • RFID tags, also known as radio frequency identification tags, are small electronic devices that can transmit information wirelessly using radio waves. They consist of a microchip and an antenna integrated into a tag or card. RFID tags are often used to identify and track objects or people.(...) Read More

  • Color ribbons, also known as foil, are needed in the marking industry for printing labels using the thermal transfer process. The rolled film, on the surface of which there is an ink made of wax and resin, is melted onto the label during printing. You can read more detailed explanations of(...) Read More

  • The "Ribbon Save" foil saving mechanism automatically stops the advance and feeding of the thermal transfer foil at any point where the label should not be printed. The print head is only lowered and heated when it really needs to be printed.The amount of total material and cost savings(...) Read More

  • Labels that are delivered on rolls are particularly suitable for use in logistics, manufacturing or archiving. Roll labels can be produced in different designs. Depending on the surface, liability or functionality, these are developed and produced individually to meet the customer's(...) Read More

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  • With the help of security labels or sealing labels, unauthorized manipulation of the packaging or its early opening can be detected in good time. Medicines, hygiene products, safety-relevant components or high-quality branded products are often protected with these labels. The printed(...) Read More

  • Many safety labels that warn against misuse often have the ability to self-destruct. This means that as soon as an attempt is made to remove the label, it leaves a polyester film with a metallic readable identifier on the surface when removed.

  • When producing labels, they can either be produced and delivered on rolls or as sheets. When produced and delivered as sheet material, the labels are printed and punched on individual sheets, the so-called sheet material. The labels can then be manually removed individually from the sheet.(...) Read More

  • Sustainable labeling is becoming increasingly important and is increasingly required by companies. There are different approaches to sustainable labeling. Different processes and methodologies for labeling, such as TTO, reduce material consumption by no longer requiring label material. With(...) Read More

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  • Tamper Evident ensure the authenticity of a product and makes a counterfeit easily recognizable to the naked eye. The NOVEXX Solutions XLS labeling system can be used for tamper-evident labeling, which applies tamper-proof cardboard labels to any size, at any speed and with the highest level(...) Read More

  • While we often only talk about thermal transfer ribbon, the terms carbon ribbon, printing film, carbon foil, thermal transfer ribbon, color ribbons, TT color ribbon or even the English term ribbon have also become established. Thermal transfer film is available in different designs and(...) Read More

  • The “Thermal Transfer Overprinting” (TTO) printing process, for example, is used to print packaging films and glossy boxes directly – without an additional label. This makes this process particularly economical and more sustainable. With Thermo Transfer Overprint, expiry dates, batch numbers(...) Read More

  • Thermal transfer printers are ideal for producing labels with exceptional longevity, safety and quality. Novexx Solutions offers some printers that have this printing process. In addition to the hardware, the right choice of film also plays an important role. wax thermal transfer film,Wax(...) Read More

  • Thermal transfer printing is ideal when longevity, safety and quality are the crucial requirements.The choice of thermal transfer roll plays a crucial role here. You can choose from:Single-color printing (film available in different colors) is characteristic of thermal transfer printingsharp(...) Read More

  • Top-down labeling is about labeling a product on top and below. The product is labeled almost in one process. This type of labeling is often used on packaging in the food industry. There is often a pre-printed decorative label on the surface of the product, which is applied using a label(...) Read More

  • TTO stands for "Thermal Transfer Overprint" and is a printing technology that is used in the labeling industry. This involves heating a print head to transfer ink from a ribbon to the label. TTO offers high print quality and is particularly suitable for variable data printing. It is an(...) Read More

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  • Wax is a type of ribbon used in the marking industry. It consists of a carrier layer that is coated with a layer of wax. When printing with wax film, the ribbon is heated by a print head, which melts the wax and transfers it to the label. Wax film is commonly used for printing on paper labels(...) Read More

  • Wax-resin films are hybrid films that combine the advantages of wax and resin films. These films are suitable for printing on both paper and film labels. The print is a little more permanent than with wax films. Explore our ribbon portfolio and choose between the best suitable.

  • Wrap labels are labels that are wrapped around the item. Products with a round or cylindrical body are marked with these labels. Bottles are a good example of such labels. Depending on the material of the object or the surface, they are made of paper or film and are provided with different(...) Read More