The labelling industry can be a complex one.  There are many terms and words which may be unfamiliar to those ouside of the business.  This glossary features brief descriptions of commonly used phrases and terms.


Asset Label

Labels that are used for helping to identify, track and control equipment and other valuable assets. These labels are often made of a metalised label material which makes them more durable and tear resistant.

Barcode Scanner

A device that reads barcodes. A light source is directed at the printed barcode which is used to translate optical impulses into electrical impluses. Popular types of scanner are Pen, Laser & CCD. In recent years cameras on most smartphones have been able

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