Author: RobertKnoxDigitalLabelMan

Grape Tree – Feel Good Foods

Grape Tree – Feel Good Foods

Back at the beginning of 2017 Grape Tree approached KTEC Group with their growing business needs and to help find a solution for better labelling.  They wanted more flexibility with their food business and to be able alter their labels from batch to batch as buying from an outsourced supplier was becoming more and more tricky.  After a conversation with our sales manager the Epson C7500G was suggested.  Rob Boyce took the Epson C7500G into Grape Tree for a working demonstration, to show its capabilities and to make sure it was the correct choice. The Epson C7500g was purchased by...

Wilkin & Sons (Tiptree) Jams and Preserves

Wilkin & Sons (Tiptree) Jams and Preserves

Wilkin & Sons (Tiptree) Jams and Preserves spoke to KTEC Group in early 2017 about wanting to personalise their labels for some of their home made items. With their ever growing product line of jams, curds, fruit juices, jellies and puddings (the list does carry on) they saw an opportunity to do something different and personalise their jars.   Personalising items is a very popular and growing market, Wilkin & Sons do the personalisation of their items both online and in store. After a meeting with the KTEC sales team the Primera LX500ec was suggested as it it’s a compact...

Are personalised labels the way forward?

Are personalised labels the way forward?

Personalised labels are a very popular item – but how does the consumer see them compared to “standard items” As most of the time they are a higher price. Do they weigh up the price versus convenience?  As they aren’t necessarily items that a consumer will buy, but as we move forward I would say it’s growing very fast and highly popular in all items.  Despite not always being a value-adding product, or even a cost-neutral one, they are appearing more popular in mainstream retail as a way of drawing consumer attention. It can be looked at in two ways...

Nutrition Labels better by Ink Jet

Nutrition Labels better by Ink Jet

The new Nutrition labelling requirements is putting a strain on legacy thermal transfer label printers but we have a solution. Please see the attached photo and see how we compare the existing thermal transfer print with new ink jet print. Top photo is Thermal Transfer printing with ribbon  Bottom photo is new ink jet printing We noticed customers using two labels since the type face of older printers can’t be reduced so small without loss of print? The old printers are not great at text justification so tend to leave spaces between words and formatting not looking so good. There...

New Products and Offers July 2016

New Products and Offers July 2016

Print Any Labels You Need – New colour label print and finishing products launching + free labels and inks. Only from KTEC GROUP Labels-U-Print ® – The Short Run Label Printer and Supplies Specialists TOP SELLERS – SPECIAL LIMITED OFFER PRICES!! with £400 credit towards inks and labels EPSON C7500 + free on-site breakdown cover + claim £400 of free inks and labels – READ MORE SWIFT SCL-4000D/P half price! + claim £400 of free inks and labels – READ MORE VIPCOLOR V700e ‘Memjet’ wide desktop + claim £400 of free inks and labels – READ MORE iCUBE2 ‘Memjet’ wide...

hf Chocolates Case Study

hf Chocolates Case Study

hf Chocolates installs Epson ColorWorks C7500 for in-house, on-demand label printing hf Chocolates, chocolate and confectionery importer and a a long stranding customer of KTEC GROUP in the UK has invested in an Epson ColorWorks C7500 Series colour label printer to meet its in-house, on-demand, bespoke labelling needs. Based in Milton Keynes, with a workforce of around 25 people, hf Chocolates imports chocolate and confectionery products in bulk from suppliers in Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain and the US.  More recently, it has added a number of British suppliers to its range. The company supplies the products as they are or...

SANDWICH LABELS – TWO PART DESIGNS

SANDWICH LABELS – TWO PART DESIGNS

SANDWICH LABELS – KISS CUT PAIR- KTEC GROUP UK KTEC GROUP  is specialised in the supply of sandwich and food labels you print yourself from low cost rolls and in full colour. We supply low cost blank labels on rolls and a high speed roll label printer. We also have a recipe based nutrition / allergen/ software that makes it easy to build your sandwich labels by automating the printing with every detail correct.  Alter one ingredient and the label details are update automatically. Now we launch the ability to print two part labels at high speeds and very low...

New High Grab and Ultra Grab Adhesive Labels

New High Grab and Ultra Grab Adhesive Labels

KTEC GROUP launches two new poly self-adhesive labels types for extra grab and durability. Most standard labels use low levels of adhesive, even water based acrylics that will provide a reasonable adhesion for most general needs but our customers have been requesting more aggressive adhesives for various applications…. General purpose acrylic adhesives can dissolve in water so no not practical for products that might meet condensation or be stored outdoors for example.  The new GHS and international shipping requirements for say hazardous products require adhesives that will ensure the labels stay on the products even if a marine accident might occur...

PRIMERA LX500e

PRIMERA LX500e

PRIMERA LX500e cartridge dye ink 4800dpi  (£899 + £15.50 + VAT)  This new LX500e replaces the previously best selling LX400e having faster speed and the highest photograph quality print in  its class and now with an optional cutter (model LX500ec) to separate labels or cut tickets and coupons. Your labels or tickets can include full-colour photos, illustrations, graphics, text and barcodes, expriry dates, instructions, ingredients and storage and warning messages for example. The LX500e is especially compact and portable, print labels when and where you need them in exact quantities.   Best of all the price per label will be significantly less than...

Swiftcolor like KTEC GROUP UK – first showing 2016 Empack Trade Show

Swiftcolor like KTEC GROUP UK – first showing 2016 Empack Trade Show

The first exhibition in United Kingdom 2016 The EMPACK 2016 show featured a range of new products to help engage and educate visitors on all aspects of the packaging industry such as packaging equipment, machinery, logistical & transit packaging, industrial packaging, robots & automation.  There were many potential customers with KTEC GROUP doing a great job for us by promoting the SCL-4000D/P and SCL-8000P in nice applications with BarTender label design software and various media especially GHS international shipping and BS5609 high durability requirements for outdoor labels and the chemicals industries. KTEC GROUP is ready for the next shows to spread...