Label Substrates

Roll Labels

A label conveys an immediate message to the consumer.  You want your label to be legible and concise. Labels can be made from many different materials, some of which require a different type of printer. We have a variety of options for your specific label.


This is a small sample of the products we offer which can print and code on Labels:

FlexPackPRO® Thermal Transfer Ribbons (TTR)

Thermal transfer ribbons

Trojan Label T2-C

TrojanLabel T2-C High Volume Tabletop Label Press

The T2-C is the first ever high capacity desktop digital label press capable of delivering precision over long runs. Producing consistent, high-volumes in 24/7 production, the T2-C opens new doors in the label printing industry.

flexpackpro 130 series

FlexPackPRO® 130 Series

Thermal transfer, Print up to 32mm wide

QL-800 Color Label Printer

AstroNova QL-800 Wide Format Tabletop Label Printer

The QL-800 is a high productivity, tabletop color label printer designed with the most advanced inkjet technology on the market today. With its powerful digital color engine, the QL-800 enables you to print your own color labels, saving you money and time compared to purchasing excessive pre-printed labels from a commercial label printing company.

flexpackpro all electric tto

FlexPackPRO® All-Electric TTO

Thermal transfer, print up to 53mm wide

flexpackpro 420 series

FlexPackPRO® 420 Series

Thermal transfer, print up to 107mm wide

flexpackpro 210 series

FlexPackPRO® 210 Series

Thermal transfer, print up to 53mm wide

AstroNova QL-120 Professional Tabletop Digital Label Printer

AstroNova’s new QuickLabel® QL-120 is built on the proven, industry-leading Kiaro! digital color label printing technology. The QL-120 delivers enhanced print quality, performance and reliability. Its durable ink, resistant to oil, water and solvents makes the QL-120 ideal for a broad range of applications from food and beverage, to chemicals, cosmetics, medical and industrial labeling.

AstroNova QL-300 5-Color Toner-Based Tabletop Label Printer

AstroNova’s new QuickLabel® QL-300 is the world’s first 5-color, toner-based tabletop printer designed specifically for production label printing. The addition of white toner expands the creative labeling opportunities for industries such as personal care, cosmetics, food and beverage, beer and wine, chemical, e-liquids and many others.


Griffin Rutgers: Labels

RFID Technology Explained

A RFID or Radio Frequency Identification is something that transmits the identity of an object by means of radio waves. There are multiple different ways of identifying an object (human readable, bar codes, 2D codes, etc,) but the RFID premise is based around a microchip with an antenna that transmits data via a reader to a computer, which then translates the radio wave into usable information. RFIDs […]

How to Go About Choosing a Labeling Machine

Finding a labeling machine to suit your specific needs won’t be a problem if you know what to look for when considering your options. The ongoing technology advancements have led to a wide range of very versatile labeling machine choices in today’s marketplace. For instance, today a new labeling machine may come with software that allows you customize labels of many types with special lettering, colors, and graphics.

How to Choose Case Labelers to Fit Your Company’s Needs

Before purchasing a major piece of case labeling equipment for your company, you want to make sure that a particular brand and model will help you achieve your operational and quality objectives within your intended budget. That’s why it is important to first establish all of your business needs and desires, so you can cross reference equipment features and benefits that are the most mission-critical to your business. It is within this framework that a wise purchasing decision is made for case labelers.

Food Labeling

Creating Authentic Food Labeling

According to a study conducted by OnePoll, 75% of those who responded, noted that if the term ‘organic’ was used on the label or in the marketing campaign, they were more likely to make a purchase of said item. Nearly 60% were attracted to any given item if it was labeled ‘all natural’. The survey also found that roughly 20% of the respondents have full trust in organic food labels, with less than 60% having only partial trust.

2019 Trends

5 Labeling Trends For 2019

In 2018, product packaging gave manufacturers a lot of innovative ideas and options, both functionally and aesthetically. 2019 promises to be just as innovative, and continue to grow with more color, graphics and material in exciting new ways.

Case Labelers: Important Attributes to Consider

Sometimes, cases include a lot of variable data, depending on the industry or application. There can be addresses, nutritional information, bar codes, lot numbers, product identification, etc. Case labelers are a great strategy to not only save money, but they can also help to reduce the space it takes to produce custom printed cases. Instead, blank cases can be selected for different products and then labeled with variable information on an on-demand basis.

The Unique Uses Of Top Labeling Systems

Manufacturing companies that need to print labels on their products need to first determine whether they need to print on the top or the bottom of the product or need a wrap-around system. As the professionals at Griffin-Rutgers explain there are automatic labeling systems to address each print type. Griffin-Rutgers carries a complete line of […]

accutrak te80

Labeling Systems: Which One Suits Your Needs?

With so many different types of labelers available in today’s marketplace – and with some companies offering more than forty different models of labeling systems – it can be difficult to know which unit suits your particular need. However, if you are going to make an investment in one of these labeling systems, you need to know fundamental pieces of information for both your current needs and those forecasted in the months and years ahead. This includes what material you will be labeling, the shape of the product and how many units need to be produced in a given timeframe to help determine the speed at which the machine must perform.

How Buying a New Label Printing Machine Can Help Your Business

Making any expenditure on new capital equipment like a new label printers must always be carefully vetted in terms of the potential return on investment. After all, a label printing machine will be an integral part of the operation for years to come, making it a piece of technology you want to ensure will stand the test of time and do its part to facilitate the company’s profitability. And, with this initiative, sooner is always better as there are multiple ways such a piece of equipment can be a business booster in terms of productivity, quality, and cost savings.

bottom labeling system

Bottom Labeling Systems Are Different!

This article possibly should be titled, “Getting to the bottom of your product is a challenge.”  It’s overly simplified to say the bottom of something is the bottom because it’s standing on that surface, but that’s exactly the problem – access.  Bottom labeling, or coding, requires clear access to the bottom.  That’s it. Systems for […]