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NFC Labels
JUN 8, 2020

NFC Labels Have the Potential to Transform Customer Experiences

For brand owners willing to invest in near-field communication (NFC) labels to reshape their customers’ journeys, there is a blue ocean of opportunity to drive purchases, retention and loyalty with today’s mobile-first consumer.  And many organizations across industries — retailers, breweries, vineyards, coffee shops and...

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Promotional Label
MAY 18, 2020

Breathing Life into Extraordinary Promotional Label Concepts

Today, almost anything is possible with promotional labels. When you think about promotions, probably the first thing that comes to mind are instant redeemable coupons (IRCs).  And, yes, IRCs are the tried-and-true, gold-standard product for moving product off the shelf quickly.   But when it comes to promotions, there are so many m...

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Pre-press
APR 17, 2020

Pre-press Before Printing Is Like Pre-op Before Surgery

When you strip away all the glitz and glam of product labeling — Consumer trends! Branding! Embellishments! — you uncover one unifying requirement every brand owner has for their labels: Identical colors and graphics, label after label and order after order. And the foundation for achieving that level of consistency is laid long befor...

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Pharmaceutical Labels
MAR 4, 2020

4 Fundamental Questions to Ask Your Pharmaceutical Label Supplier

If you’re a pharmaceutical manufacturer looking to partner with a label printer, knowing the right questions to ask is critical to ensure high product quality, regulatory compliance and market competitiveness.  Here’s four fundamental questions you should ask before committing: 1.  What certifications does the facility hold?...

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Pharmaceutical Labels
NOV 6, 2019

Demand these 6 things from your pharmaceutical label supplier

Beyond a full portfolio of standard and specialty labeling capabilities, here’s what pharmaceutical manufacturers should expect from their label suppliers:  Complete traceability of each label throughout the manufacturing process — from raw material to the label products being inspected and applied on their production lines...

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RFID
SEP 9, 2019

Smart Labeling Applications for the Healthcare Industry

The global radio frequency identification (RFID) market for healthcare is expanding at a double-digit rate — and by 2022, it’s estimated to be worth $4.9 billion according to Grand View Research. This explosive growth stems back to the value and efficiency RFID promises to bring to healthcare organizations and the added level of securit...

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RFID Tags
AUG 5, 2019

2 RFID Applications that Unlock the Power of Smarter Labels

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are rising in prevalence, and quickly. In fact, the market volume is expected to grow about 271% by 2021. Consumer trends are catalyzing this immense growth, according to research from Avery Dennison and The Future Laboratory.  From a business perspective, RFID tags provide a unique opportunity for b...

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RFID Tags
JUL 8, 2019

Comparing Different Types of RFID Tags

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are a broad category of smart labels encompassing near field communication (NFC) tags, ultra-high-frequency (UHF) tags and more. If you’re considering deploying an RFID solution, it’s important to understand the differences between each RFID type and partner with a label converter experienced i...

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Patient Safety
JUN 5, 2019

Improving Patient Safety Through Color

Medication errors remain to be a major concern for pharmaceutical manufacturers despite the attention, process changes and technological advances that have been focused on eradicating them.  As more medications are approved for use and enter the market, the opportunity for potentially dangerous or even fatal errors continues to rise.  Di...

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Improve Efficiencies
MAY 8, 2019

Incorporating Technological Advances to Improve Efficiencies

Throughout our history, Gintzler International – NY, a Resource Label Group Co., has remained focused on investing in our people, processes, equipment and innovation to help clients achieve their corporate packaging goals.  We work diligently to stay ahead of the curve and constantly seek ways to improve efficiencies.  By finding cr...

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Barcodes
MAR 6, 2019

How to Avoid Unusable Barcodes

New regulations are requiring that pharmaceutical packages be marked with the product’s lot number, expiration date, national drug code (NDC), and a unique serial number.  The data must be both human and machine readable, meaning that barcodes must successfully scan and contain all required data elements.  When poorly printed or da...

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Patient Adherence
FEB 6, 2019

Top 4 Packaging Design Features to Improve Patient Adherence

Among the many challenges pharmaceutical brand managers face today, patient safety and adherence remains key.  Poor medication adherence increases the likelihood of preventable disease progression, unnecessary hospitalizations, and avoidable doctor and emergency room visits.  One of the factors that contributes to poor adherence is lack o...

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Packaging Solutions
JAN 9, 2019

6 Specialty Packaging Solutions for Healthcare Applications

As the pharmaceutical industry introduces more sophisticated and effective health solutions, Gintzler International, a Resource Label Group Co., continues to keep pace with the evolving industry through packaging innovations.  1.  Tamper-Evident Security Labeling Gintzler’s tamper-evident security labeling solutions leave visible ...

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Pharmaceutical Packaging
DEC 5, 2018

4 Main Functions of Enhanced Pharmaceutical Packaging

Packaging encompasses the collection of different components which surround a pharmaceutical product from the time of production until its use.  Packaging is responsible for providing life-saving drugs, medical devices, medical treatments, and more.  The pharmaceutical packaging market is constantly advancing, as drug manufactures demand ...

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Regulatory Compliance
NOV 14, 2018

Does your packaging supplier understand your regulatory requirements?

Product labels across a broad range of industries are subject to regulatory requirements.  Some fairly straightforward.  Some highly complex.  All subject to change.  Label compliance is the process of ensuring that a particular product label meets all pertinent regulatory requirements.  Keep in mind that compliance extend...

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