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Expanded-content labels, full-body sleeves, and printed neckbands enhance products.

A thermal-transfer ribbon used in conjunction with Flexcon's silver polyesters with ThermLfilm Select TC-387 and TC-390 topcoats has gained UL recognition. The TR3370 white thermal-transfer ribbon offers smudge and scratch resistance for electronic product identification and coding, such as component labels, electronic labels, and direct packaging, using traditional printers. It prints well on silver, black, blue, and clear substrates and is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 270ºF. Its SmoothCoat backcoating reduces static and prolongs printhead life. Sony Chemicals Corp. of America, Mount Pleasant, PA.

A two-layer label features a resealable top panel that opens to offer a one-label solution for increasing product information requirements. The SpectraExtra label has no visible seams or folds on its front panel, making it well suited for a variety of primary product label applications requiring expanded content. A new addition to the company's growing line of expanded-content labels, the SpectraExtra labels are available in a wide range of materials and may be printed in up to 10 colors including process color. SpectraGraphics Label Systems, Lenexa, KS.

Heat-shrinkable seals available in full-body printed sleeves and printed neckbands can enhance products. Graphics can be printed on these PVC and PETG labels in up to nine colors, using the rotogravure process. The company can also help with designing the labels. Personnel will assist in customizing the printed sleeves or neckbands from concept to completed artwork. The company offers a wide variety of shrink labels in a vast array of colors to meet the needs of both automatic and manual applications. Ameri-Seal Inc., Chatsworth, CA.

A versatile leaflet label provides maximum space for information. The company's t:ext one-piece leaflet label eliminates the risk of mismatching labels and leaflets. The t:ext label can be laminated for added durability. It can also be customized to include variable data, bar codes, anticounterfeiting measures, and other security devices. The labels can be used on most label applicators and lines. Inprint USA, Chicago, IL.

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