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Technology Comparison: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

02 February 2019
Technology Comparison: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

Thermal transfer and direct thermal are two options for printing variable data on tags and labels. IIMAK explains the differences between these technologies and how to select the right print method for your application.


6 Trends that impact TTR

07 January 2019
6 Trends that impact TTR

IIMAK shares 6 trends that can impact Thermal Transfer Ribbons sales in 2019. Find out what you need to know to stay ahead in the thermal transfer industry


Barcode and Labeling Specialists Conti Systems visit IIMAK Headquarters

26 November 2018

Recently, Business Development Manager, Louis Conti, of Conti Systems visited IIMAK Headquarters in western New York.


Understanding Flathead and Near-Edge Thermal Transfer Printing Technologies

06 November 2018

Thermal transfer utilizes a digital printing process which makes it ideal for printing one-off, unique barcodes on tags, labels, and packaging. It’s also ideal for printing alpha-numeric information such as lot codes, expiration dates, and serial numbers. Flathead and Near-Edge are two types of printhead technologies utilized in thermal transfer printing today. While both technologies offer increased efficiencies to manufacturers, there are a few differences between the two.


3 Tips on How to Prospect for TTO Ribbon Business in Flexible Packaging

01 November 2018
3 Tips on How to Prospect for TTO Ribbon Business in Flexible Packaging

Whether you already sell near-edge Thermal Transfer Overprint (TTO) ribbons or you’re looking to gain new business in this growing industry, finding prospects for your business and nurturing them into leads is a great way to increase sales. However, unproductive prospecting can lead to wasted sales time. Use these three tips to more effectively acquire new leads for your business.