MPI Label Systems Blog

RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

Apparel

Item level tagging on apparel is growing and MPI is at the forefront.

Retailers are using RFID tags at the item level. They are being used for asset tracking and inventory management. The tags can be read by a hand held RFID reader / scanner.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

Asset Tracking

With RFID tracking you can monitor assets on demand. It lets you know where your items are without delay and helps you make informed decisions.

RFID tracking is automatic and a direct line of site is not required as when reading barcodes.

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DIRECT MAIL

Bumper Stickers

Bumper stickers are often used as promotional items with a direct mail campaign. They can be printed with vibrant colors on materials that are made for outdoor applications.

Bumper stickers often express messages, promote organizations (schools, sports), political candidates, and even provide identification for vehicles.

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LABELS

Clear Labels For Wine Bottles

Many wineries, especially small, boutique wineries love the look of direct decoration on their wine bottles. Whether it’s etched, heat-transfer, or silk-screened, there is really no disputing the look it conveys to the consumer. They like how their brand image seems to be a part of the bottle.

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BEVERAGE

Coffee & Tea Labels

Shrink sleeves are a great way to show your brand of coffee and coffee creamer. Full body sleeves cover the container from top to bottom giving it a super look. The sleeve ensures that the product is tamper evident. Each consumer can rest assured that the coffee and creamer has been protected from tampering.

You can print your multiple flavors with different color shrink sleeves. Customers will love the rainbow look.

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PRESSURE SENSITIVE

Direct Thermal Labels

Direct Thermal labels are often used with thermal printers. One advantage is that the labels do not use ribbon for printing. The label material is treated so the printhead can burn the image directly on to the label.

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LABELS

Distillery Bottle Labels

Looking for a label to put on your product bottle at your distillery?
We custom print distillery labels for bottles of distilled spirits. Quality print and vibrant colors bring life to bottles of gin, rum, whiskey vodka, bourbon, and moonshine.

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FOOD PACKAGING

Food Traceability

MPI Label Systems is a certified partner with HarvestMark® and produces the HarvestMark® coding system.

A code comprised of an ECC200 Data Matrix code with variable data, human readable data, and the HarvestMark® logo is used on fresh goods and vegetables giving valuable information on product location and that the product is safe and fresh.

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EXTENDED TEXT LABELS

Hinged Labels For Limited Space

Hinged labels work great where there is a lack of space on a container. A hinged label is also an option for uniquely shaped containers.

There are times where the label is required to be on the front of a container and not wrap around the sides. It would possibly cause additional application problems and reduce shelf appeal.

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DIGITAL LABELS

Labels For Beer Bottles

Our labels for beer bottles are custom printed to represent your brand. Labels are high quality, professional, and printed by flexographic or digital presses. Their look can help consumers make a choice to purchase your product over other that are available.

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NFC TAGS

NFC Label Applications

There are many applications that can use NFC Labels/Tags. The following is a partial list of items that can benefit from using them. We offer several different NFC chips along with customization and encoding.

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NFC TAGS

NFC Labels – Customized Or Encoded

MPI is a manufacturer of NFC labels. The most popular types are Mifare and NTAG203. We have the ability to manufacture larger memory. We can customize NFC labels with logos, promotional text, or other information that may be needed on them. We can provide any face stock and adhesive combination that is needed. If your opportunity requires piggyback labels we can do that as well.

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RFID LABELS

NFC Tags

NFC tags are part of RFID and operates in the 14.443 Mhz frequency. It communicates between a mobile phone with wireless technology & media content. NFC stands for Near Field Communication.

The tag can carry more data than barcodes, URLS or QR codes. They are more secure, can be password protected, and tracked to a specific person/account.

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RFID LABELS

Pre-Encoded RFID Labels From Our Service Bureau

Our MPI Service Bureau staff is on the cutting edge when it comes to RFID labels. Their expertise in tag capabilities keep customers coming back again and again. They are a technical resource for compliance needs and make continual investment in emerging technology.

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FOOD PACKAGING

Pressure Sensitive Labeling

Pressure sensitive labels are one of the most popular and widely used labels today. They can work with single label applications or for front and back labels. The PS labels can be printed up to 10 colors and 20″ wide.

A pressure sensitive label consists of a face stock material (paper or film), a pressure sensitive adhesive, and a release liner. The backing can be peeled off and the labels are applied permanently to another surface.

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EXTENDED TEXT LABELS

Promotional Coupons and Labels

In a down economy even the most stubborn consumers are receptive to money saving offers. Shoppers want to save money and want to know about the products they are buying, making on-pack promotional labels ideal communicators.

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LABELS

QR Barcodes

QR is short for Quick Response. It is a two-dimensional barcode where you can put a lot of information in a small space. To be able to scan it, you need a QR scanning application on a mobile phone. The tag allows large amounts of information and gives the opportunity to showcase your business.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID Badges

RFID badges are widely used for identification purposes. They can be used to speed up a registration process by reducing wait time and long lines since they are read instantly.

With this capability, the attendee can be greeted by their name on a screen upon entering a meeting. This happens as they pass by the RFID reader.

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DURABLE LABELS

RFID Durable Labels

Durable RFID labels can be used in harsh environments. We can provide you with RFID labels that are water resistant, solvent resistant, chemical resistant, withstand heat, and auto-clave.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID For DoD Compliance & Tracking

MPI helps businesses meet the requirements for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). We have the experience to provide you with cost-effective solutions that meet your individual compliance guidelines.

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HEALTHCARE

RFID For Healthcare Labels

RFID labels are widely used in the healthcare industry. Common uses are patient medical history and pharmaceutical. Hospitals use them for patient tracking, asset tracking, and inventory management.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID For Identification Labels

RFID is used for identification in the pharmaceutical industry. It is used to ensure product quality and usability along with improving supply-chain efficiency and security.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID For Outdoor Inventory

RFID labels can withstand typical outdoor environment. Shelf tags, lumber tags, fleet management, outdoor storage, pipes, and windows are just a few of the many outdoor applications.

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RFID LABELS

RFID Labels & Tags

MPI is a leader in the RFID industry when it comes to RFID labels and tags. Our past experience of working with companies of all sizes has given us the opportunity to provide solutions for many different applications.

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HEALTHCARE

RFID Labels & Tags For Medical Use

RFID is used in some hospitals. RFID labels & tags help prevent the time loss of equipment not being available. They also aid in helping with staff frustrations due to operational inefficiencies.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID Labels For Inventory Management

When it comes to inventory management, RFID has become a winner.

Whether it is lost baggage, expired products, or missing inventory, they all directly impact customers. Inability to track and manage individual items can produce lost sales or customer dissatisfaction.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID Labels For Monitoring & Tracking

A RFID label can be attached to a product as it is packed. The label can be printed and encoded with a thermal printer. The encoded information could contain a tracking number, the sender and receiver as well as the destination address.

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INDUSTRIAL AND CHEMICAL

RFID Metal Tags

MPI’s RFID metal tags are great for managing and tracking assets and equipment. They can be set up to provide automatic track and trace. This lets you know where it is, what it is, and if it’s working.

The metal tags provide ruggedness and have the ability to be applied to curved surfaces. They have a consistent read range on and off of metal and are irrespective of orientation.

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RFID PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

RFID-ID Cards

Access control cards with RFID can add security with protecting property & people. The cards are used to identify visitors, employees, and patrons. They can also manage access to equipment and facilities.

By being proactive with security, businesses can deter fraud and theft.

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LABELS

Rotary Screen Labels

Rotary Screen Printing is an ideal process when higher volumes of ink coverage and color strength are required to achieve brilliant, high-grade graphic effects.

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INDUSTRIAL AND CHEMICAL

Shipping Labels

When it comes to Shipping Labels, everyone knows how important they are. Suppliers want to have their product cartons labeled and printed correctly for their customers. Shipping labels are used for special handling instructions or order information. MPI offers several solutions when it comes to helping you find the correct shipping label and design to be used in your shipping department.

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INDUSTRIAL AND CHEMICAL

Shrink Combo Bands for Industrial Products

A shrink combo band can be used on industrial products to hold two or more of them together. The items can be regular or irregular in size or shape. The wrap around combo band can be clear or printed.

An example of an industrial product is calking tubes. The shrink band can hold 2, 3, or 4 tubes together to be presented as one package. It could be presented as regular products or buy 3, get one free. The bands can be used on most any products that you want to combine together.

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HEALTHCARE

Shrink Sleeve Healthcare Packaging

Shrink Sleeve Packaging is being used by the healthcare industry on many products. Shrink sleeves bring many types of containers to life. They offer flexibility with print and colors as well as securing the product until opened.

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BEVERAGE

Shrink Sleeves For Beverage

Shrink sleeves are extremely popular and used on many different kinds of beverages. Because shrink sleeves are so colorful, shoppers are easily drawn to the products which create sales. The sleeves cover 360 degrees of the beverage container. They can be used on regular or unique shaped containers. The containers and bottles used can be glass, plastic or cans.

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BEVERAGE

Shrink Sleeves For Bottle Labels

This heat shrink wrap sleeve serves as a tamper and safety seal. They can be customized with your graphics, text, & barcodes.

The shrink labels can be custom printed and multi colored. Materials used to print on are PETG, PVC, OPS, or PLA shrink films.

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FOOD PACKAGING

Shrink Sleeves For Cans

An exciting new business has developed in the shrink sleeve market, shrink sleeves for cans. With Craft beer on the rise, having more SKUs and shorter runs, shrink sleeves on cans were introduced.

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BEVERAGE

Shrink Sleeves For Dairy Products

Shrink sleeves are popular and widely used in the food and dairy industry. They are a great way for dairy farmers to enhance the look of their product. An eye catching design will jump out to the consumer.

Full shrink sleeves can fit to nearly every container and shape. Most commons sizes are gallon, quart, pint jugs or any size bottles.

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FOOD PACKAGING

Shrink Sleeves For Food Packaging

Shrink Sleeves are highly used for food packaging. The look and design of the sleeve can draw people to a product at retail stores as they shop.

The shrink sleeves fit on many different kinds of containers that food is packaged in. Among them are plastic and glass containers, glass jars, bottles, spray bottles, squeeze bottles, cans, jugs, etc.

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FOOD PACKAGING

Shrink Sleeves For Lip Balm Tubes & Containers

Shrink sleeves fit over a lip balm tube or container. When heat is applied the sleeve conforms to the container. This provides a tamper evident band assuring that your product is properly sealed.

Shrink sleeves can be placed on lip balm jars, lip balm containers, lip balm tins, and lip balm packaging. The sleeve can be made with a perf so the top part is easily removed before using the product.

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MAIN

Shrink Sleeves For Wine Bottles

Are you looking for something different to dress up the bottle beside a label? Shrink sleeves are a great alternative for you.

They can be used for your regular line of wines or for seasonal and special occasions.

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FOOD PACKAGING

Single Serve Packaging – Shrink Sleeve

Single Serve Packaging with a shrink sleeve is fitting the demand for single service food packaging. It is gaining popularity as more and more people shop for food on the go.

The consumer is looking for small size packaging that is convenient for them to use while fitting their nutritional needs.

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DURABLE LABELS

Tamper Evident Labels

Tamper evident labels / stickers show visible signs of meddling, such as a revealed message or a broken seal. More companies are now focusing on tamper resistant labels for their products. Recalls are examples of the seriousness of product tampering. It has really become an issue where every industry is affected.

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PRESSURE SENSITIVE

Thermal Transfer Labels

Rolls of Thermal Transfer labels are used on thermal transfer printers. They also use rolls of thermal transfer ribbon that transfers the print to the label material.

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DIGITAL LABELS

Wine Labels

More and more businesses are taking advantage of digital labels. MPI has the advanced digital offset technology it takes to give you great looking wine labels. These are provided without film or plate costs and without the waste of excess labels. Digital printing has the capability of printing variable information.

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BEVERAGE

Woozy Bottle Labels

If you’re looking to put labels on your woozy bottles, we can make them for any size. The most common bottle sizes are 1.7 oz., 5 oz., 8 oz., 10 oz., and 12.5 oz. bottles.

You’ve worked hard to come up with a great tasting product. Attractive and colorful labels on the woozy bottle will most assuredly entice consumers to make a purchase.

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BEVERAGE

Woozy Bottle Shrink Bands

We have shrink bands for woozy bottles, also referred to as neck bands or cut bands. They cover the cap on the bottle to help prevent tampering of the product.

They can be clear or you can use a colored band to help it stand out on the store shelf.

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