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BarTender Label Software – Windows XP

With support for Windows XP having now reached the point of no return, you might be looking to upgrade your computers to Windows 7 or 8. If you use BarTender software from Seagull Scientific, this is a good time to ensure that your software is going to be compatible with your new Windows installation. To […]


Hands-on with the Sato CL4NX

I don’t recall ever having a new Sato printer in the office to check out, so this was a bit of a treat. The Sato CL4NX is a brand new industrial class of thermal transfer label printer, designed to compete with products such as the Datamax-O’Neil I-Class, Zebra ZM400 (soon to be replaced by the […]

Teklynx software ID Technology

Teklynx Software – Windows XP

Are you using Teklynx label software on Windows XP computers? With Microsoft ending support for XP, many organizations are in the process of upgrading their systems to Windows 7 or 8. Of course, when you update the OS on your computers, the programs you use often need to be updated as well. You might be […]

MIL-STD-129R Label Templates

Label Templates for MIL-STD-129R

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, a brand new version of the Department of Defense’s standard for labeling shipments and packaging has arrived. MIL-STD-129R is the document that shows how items shipped to the DoD need to be labeled and it is important that defense contractors are able to get into compliance. From back […]


Laser Marking Rough Castings

In many industries, cast metal parts need to be marked with text or barcodes for traceability and identification. On a lot of items this can be straightforward but others can be a little more challenging. In this example a Datamatrix barcode needs to be marked onto a driveshaft yoke casting. While some parts of the […]