It is said that more than 800 million test samples travel through the NHS domain during a 12-month period, imagine the chaos that would be generated if the traceability of this vast volume of test data was to become compromised and labels were to become illegible or the labels fell off the tube.
Labels suitable for use within a typical laboratory can require a full roster of requirements to ensure that it lives up to the environment it is going to be used in.
What are the main differences between the industry standard colour profiles, and why is it important to use the correct one for the job in hand? Our useful infographic will answer these questions for you!
Specialist labels are a key feature of an efficient, organised laboratory and are essential for minimising project errors and delays.
A short guide to labelling within the medical sector and how to ensure your labels meet your application requirements.
Discover the differences in label manufacture techniques and what it means for your finished label, plus some interesting facts about the history of label printing.
Applying a label to a product can be a tricky process and more preparation is often required than just "peeling and sticking it on". This guide provides the necessary steps to achieve the best label adhesion.
Digital Print Technology: An interview with Simon Tourle
Finding the right security labels isn't something you want to dedicate hours to - but it's essential they are exactly right. This means achieving a balance between cost-efficiency, speed of delivery and, most importantly, the quality of the labels themselves. With over 30 years' experience in creating security labels, Fine Cut combines expertise with a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment, short lead times and a flexible approach. In addition to our standard product range, we can create custom designs in-house, as well as work to an inexhaustible range of sizes and colours.
What are self-adhesive labels, and how do different types of product designs help to optimise performance based on the industry and environment that they are intended for use in?
From high tack and permanent adhesive options to non-conductive inks and materials, we work largely with plastic, polyester, vinyl and polyamide.
The importance of device labelling in the healthcare sector, and how fine cut can help.
Digital printing is faster, cheaper and greener than traditional methods, but with the same quality as screen printed or flexo print jobs
3D printing has evolved from a process designed to produce prototypes to something which can be used to manufacture parts for many industries, but the technology it still in its infancy and has many limitations.
Manufacturing techniques have evolved greatly since the initial goods produced by skilled artisans
Why the world of domed labels is shaping the real ale market.
Why nameplates could be key to helping your business thrive.
UK food retailers have stated a new system of front-of-pack labelling is helping customers to choose healthier options.
An award-winning food label innovation could become the next new environmentally-friendly packaging trend.
Growth in the construction, packaging and automotive industries is set to boost the global adhesives and sealants market, according to new research.
Researchers at MIT have developed a new adhesive modelled on the natural glue produced by mussels.
Canada has become the sixth country in the world to give the go-ahead to electronic labelling.
New research indicates growth across the worldwide adhesive market until at least 2018.
What makes Fine Cut's labels the best in the business?
Knowing what environment your labels will be exposed to is a crucial part of their design process, so how does Fine Cut overcome this challenge?