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At TEKLYNX, we believe barcode software isn’t just something you buy. It’s an integrated technology solution that makes your company work.

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Barcode Labeling Tips for Small Businesses

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 11/23/2021 / TOPICS: CANNABIS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, RETAIL, LABEL DESIGN

 

This blog will cover barcode labeling tips for small businesses to implement no matter where they’re at with their labeling process – handwriting labels, purchasing pre-printed labels from a vendor, or using software to design and print labels.

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How to Make Nutrition Labels for North America

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 09/09/2021 / TOPICS: FOOD & BEVERAGE, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

The nutrition label is a critical piece of information for consumers when making purchasing decisions, but for food manufacturing companies, the label is much more than calories and an ingredient list. Although changes to food labeling requirements are infrequent, when changes are made, they can be substantial. Companies need to be aware of any regulatory changes to reduce any negative impact an inaccurate label can incur such as fines, recalls, wasted materials, or negative consumer perception. 

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Disaster Recovery for Labeling: Do You Have a Plan?

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 08/27/2021 / TOPICS: AUTOMOTIVE, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION, CLOUD LABELING

 

Most companies with supply chains are far from where they could be to deal with large-scale (and often unplanned) disruptions. Human error or natural disasters not only impact products going into market, but getting food on tables and medicine for those who need it. While businesses and disasters vary widely in scope and complexity, this blog will outline things to consider as you’re creating or updating business continuity plans to ensure key business needs that require labeling are being met when faced with disruptive events. 

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How to Create Variable Counters on Labels

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 08/12/2021 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

By using variable counters to organize, count, and trace your labeled products, your labeling process can become more efficient. In this blog, learn about variable counters and how to use them in your barcode labeling environment.  

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7 Ways to Make Labeling Less Manual When You’re Understaffed

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 07/08/2021 / TOPICS: AUTOMOTIVE, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION

 

When labor shortages happen, but consumers continue to want their products quickly, companies are forced to focus their resources on the most critical areas of their business. While labeling is absolutely a critical business function, it doesn’t need to use up valuable person-hours. When your company faces labor shortages, here are seven key ways to make labeling less manual so your staff can focus on other value-added activities.

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How to Print Labels with Cloud Data

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 06/24/2021 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, CLOUD LABELING

 

As the world is becoming increasingly digital, cloud technology is becoming more prevalent in our daily lives and in our companies. People stream their favorite shows through the cloud, facilitate business meetings through the cloud, and share important company files and documents in the cloud. So why not store your barcode data and labels in the cloud, too?

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Best Barcode Labeling Software for 2021: TEKLYNX 2021 Products

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 05/25/2021 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, LABEL DESIGN

 

In 2021, companies are seeking better connectivity more than ever before. The world-changing year of 2020 is over, and businesses around the globe are using the lessons they learned to implement better systems and forge stronger connections throughout the supply chain. 

 

The best barcode labeling software for 2021 equips manufacturers to build better connections between people, systems, and organizations.

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FDA’s Packaging and Labeling Guidelines for CBD Manufacturers: The Basics and Best Practices

BY: DAVID FREUDENBERG, ANANDA HEMP / DATE: 03/30/2021 / TOPICS: CANNABIS, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Reports show that the global cannabidiol market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 21.2% from 2021 to 2028. Regulation is definitely the next step to take as hemp products are taking the world by storm.

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Best Practices for Building Label Printing Systems that Adapt to Change

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 02/09/2021 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL TRACEABILITY, LABEL DESIGN

 

In an unpredictable world, stability is needed wherever it can be found. Your barcode label printing system is critical to business operations, so building a strong and stable label printing system is necessary for a strong and stable business.

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Using Database Connections to Print Labels from Excel Data

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 10/08/2020 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN

 

Leveraging your existing Excel spreadsheets in your label printing process can help you save time, save money, and maximize your efficiency.

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Label Software for Meal Delivery: An Interview with a Business Owner

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 05/14/2020 / TOPICS: FOOD & BEVERAGE, LABEL DESIGN, CUSTOMER SUPPORT

 

Over the past five years, meal delivery has grown from a niche industry to a mainstay of the food industry. Especially in the current circumstances caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown orders, meal delivery is now an essential method for families to get dinner on the table.

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Why In-House Label Printing is the Best Option

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 04/17/2020 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, COLOR LABELING

 

A constant theme in today's manufacturing world is the need for automation.

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The Best Label Software for the Food & Beverage Industry

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 03/26/2020 / TOPICS: FOOD & BEVERAGE, LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

When it comes to the food and beverage industry, it is incredibly important to have the best label software in place to ensure efficiency, stability, and peace of mind throughout the supply chain.

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Why Commercial Off The Shelf Labeling Software Solutions are the Right Fit

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 02/20/2020 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT

 

At first glance, the custom option to almost anything sounds like the ideal solution. It's tailored to your needs exactly - what more could you ask for. If you're looking to save money and reduce unnecessary headaches, custom designed solutions might not be the right fit for you.

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How to Eliminate Waste in Label Printing with Lean Labeling Principles

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 01/28/2020 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN

 

When it comes to your barcode labeling software solution, implementing lean labeling and continuous improvement principles to your labeling environment reduces waste in label printing and saves you money.  

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Barcode Label Printing Software for Medium Sized Businesses 

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 01/08/2020 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN

 

In medium sized businesses we often see the introduction of more labeling complexities due to higher volume of labels and product SKUs, more design and print users, heightened requirements, and integration needs. When you have a medium sized business, it’s important to keep in mind a few things when it comes to your barcode label printing needs.

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Choosing the Best Barcode Label Printing Software for Small Businesses

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 12/19/2019 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN

 

Barcode label printing software offers an array of benefits to businesses of all sizes. So, how should a small business owner choose the best barcode label printing software? Consider your label printing needs today, but don't forget to look to the future. Follow these tips.

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3 Ways to Manage Your Barcode Labels Better

BY: TONY BIENIEWSKI / DATE: 12/10/2019 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, PRINT AUTOMATION

 

Imagine painting a room and gathering supplies. You wouldn’t want to stop at three separate stores for your paint, primer, and brushes. It’s more convenient and efficient to stop at a store that carries everything you need, right?

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3 Ways to Print Your Barcode Labels Better

BY: TONY BIENIEWSKI / DATE: 11/07/2019 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, PRINT AUTOMATION

 

Without change there’s often no room for innovation or improvement.

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6 Ways to Design Your Barcode Labels Better

BY: TONY BIENIEWSKI / DATE: 10/24/2019 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN

 

Everyone wants to do better. Whether it’s improving your health, career, or home, there’s always room to do things better. Well, what if I told you there’s a better way to design your barcode labels?

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5 Signs It’s Time to Evaluate Your Labeling System

BY: DOUG NIEMEYER / DATE: 10/17/2019 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT

 

You wouldn’t wait years to go to the doctor for a check–up.

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Print Labels to Unlimited Printers with Label Design Software

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 09/30/2019 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Are you tired of paying more for your label design software every time you add a printer? You don’t have to! 

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Barcode Label Printing Software for Start-Ups

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 09/19/2019 / TOPICS: LABEL DESIGN

 

Every business has a unique barcode labeling environment and requires specific technology tailored to its needs.

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How to Create Cannabis Labels On-Demand

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 08/27/2019 / TOPICS: CANNABIS, LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION, LABEL TRACEABILITY, COLOR LABELING, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Keeping up with this fast-growing market can be overwhelming with the frequently changing labeling regulations and tracking from seed to sale, but TEKLYNX software can help with that. How? On-demand cannabis labeling! 

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On-Demand Color Labeling Explained

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 08/07/2019 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, AUTOMOTIVE, CHEMICAL, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL DEVICE, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PHARMACEUTICAL, CANNABIS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, COLOR LABELING

 

Imagine a world without color - pretty boring, right?

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GS1 Barcode Generator Creates Compliant GS1 Barcodes for You

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 07/30/2019 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, AUTOMOTIVE, CHEMICAL, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL DEVICE, RETAIL, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PHARMACEUTICAL, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Imagine hand drawing floor plans for the Empire State Building before AutoCAD was developed; if you made a mistake, you often had to start from scratch, the process took forever, and the risk for errors was high.

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How Custom Label Printing Forms Create Your Ideal Printing Process

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 07/09/2019 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, AUTOMOTIVE, CHEMICAL, HEALTHCARE, LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION, LABEL TRACEABILITY

 

We all know the saying, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too.” I am here to tell you that with TEKLYNX 2019 and newer products, it will feel like you can! Prior to TEKLYNX 2019 products, customization within the label print form was not possible.

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Realize Labeling Standardization in Three Steps

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 03/22/2019 / TOPICS: ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL DESIGN, LABEL TRACEABILITY

 

While variety may be the spice of life, it's the enemy of efficiency. When labeling processes are not standardized throughout your company, it makes it difficult to keep all of the label information the same. Looking to standardize? We’ve got you covered with three labeling best practices to help your company achieve its labeling goal of having everyone label the same way, which ultimately standardizes the labeling process across your company. Let's start with the easiest way to do this, which is to collaborate!

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Three Key Methods to Reduce Labeling Errors

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 02/26/2019 / TOPICS: ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL DESIGN, LABEL TRACEABILITY

 

Labeling errors can be costly, which is why it's imperative that these errors are kept to a minimum. From a missing or incomplete label, your product has the potential to put consumers at risk, be recalled, or receive hefty fines…maybe all three! To help your company achieve its labeling goal of reducing errors, TEKLYNX has developed three labeling best practices that minimize mistakes. Let's start with the easiest way to reduce errors in your labeling process, which involves using a database.

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Need for Speed: Tips to Boost Label Print Speeds

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 01/29/2019 / TOPICS: ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, PRINT AUTOMATION, LABEL DESIGN

 

Does your company have a labeling goal of printing faster? Most companies do since faster print speeds ultimately create efficiency. To help your company begin achieving its labeling goal, TEKLYNX has developed three labeling best practices focused on streamlining the printing process to create faster print speeds. Let's start with the best practice that focuses on the core way print speeds are affected: communication.

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