Item Barcodes 101: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Imagine walking into a store, picking up an item, and effortlessly learning everything about it—price, manufacturing details, inventory status—all at the blink of an eye. Welcome to the world of barcodes! These thin black lines and numbers that you often see on packages aren’t gibberish—they’re in fact a treasure trove of hidden information. But how

How Do You Label Pipes?

If you manage a facility that used pipes to transport water, chemicals, waste, or other things, it is important that the pipes are labeled properly. This is a good idea as it will ensure maintenance teams can always keep them in proper working order. It will also help to ensure the pipes can operate safely

GHS Labels: An Overview

The Globally Harmonized System is a universally agreed upon standard for the classification and labeling of chemicals. It has been fully adopted by OSHA, making it the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard since 2015. When the United Nations developed GHS, they developed a labeling system that had consistent elements and a defined format. There are many

GHS Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Previously called MSDS (material safety data sheets) under the old OSHA HazCom Standard, safety Data Sheets are a critical part of GHS and are designed to communicate complete information about a chemical or mixture and how to mitigate any issues with handling or storage. Before GHS, the requirements for MSDSs were confusing and not very

Anhydrous Ammonia Refrigerant Safety

Anhydrous Ammonia, one of the most common and widely used refrigerant chemicals in the industry, is also one of the most common and potentially lethal hazards in food processing facilities, by either physical contact or inhalation. Ammonia, in the form of liquid or gas, is extremely caustic, and corrosive to the skin, eyes, respiratory tract

A Look at the LabelTac 9 Printer

When choosing the right printer for your facility, you want to ensure the labeling printer can produce quality and durable labels while having a printer that can handle large projects. The LabelTac line of printers all produce professional-grade labels that are completely customizable and will survive the conditions commonly found in an industrial workplace. In

Printer Review: The LabelTac 4 Printer

LabelTac series offers five different printers for your facility. The most obvious difference is the price point, but beyond that there is a difference in the size of labels the printer produces, ribbon capacity, connectivity options, and printer volume. In this post, we will be looking at the entry-level and budget friendly choice: the LabelTac