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  • Enterprise Android Solutions from Zebra

    The workforce mobility revolution is here to stay. And its beating heart is AndroidTM. The Android OS is now the most popular mobile operating system in both the consumer and enterprise sectors across the globe (in Europe’s top markets Android accounts for 76.5% of smartphones sold). The ease of use of Android – not to

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  • Stand Alone Access Control Systems

    The SL900 Series MIFARE® Access Control System The SL900 is a wire free, stand alone, access control system that can control internal and external doors & gates to help secure any private or high risk areas within a building. Access to secured areas is gained using MIFARE® contactless proximity technology (NFC) offering a simple and

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  • Specialist Barcode Scanning Solutions

    Direct Parts Marking (DPM) and Electrostatic (ESD) barcode scanners for industrial applications. MS842DPM Scanner DPM technology (Direct Part Marking) Direct Part Marking is a process that allows users to mark a barcode directly on an item instead of printing the barcode on a label, such as plastic and metal. There are three main technologies available

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  • Zebra’s all new ZT600 Series and ZT510 Industrial Printers

    INDUSTRIAL PRINTING JUST GOT STRONGER AND SMARTER. Zebra’s next generation of printers have 3 things in common: They’re extremely tough; Reassuringly rugged; And can outwit even the harshest of conditions for 24/7 operation. It’s the next step in printing innovation – robust technology that keeps pace with today’s changing business demands. The line-up includes: ZT610 &

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  • 2018 EU Falsified Medicines Directive

    Is your business prepared for the 2018 EU Falsified Medicines Directive? To combat the global threat of counterfeit medicines, authorities around the world are tightening up the supply chain with new regulations designed to try and stamp out these illicit goods. The solution involves using 2D barcode labels and intelligent software to keep track of

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  • New from Unitech : Industrial Scanning Solutions

    Unitech have developed an excellent reputation over the years for producing reliable & innovative hardware solutions that meet a wide variety of customer needs and now their new range of industrial barcode scanning products for 2017 certainly re-endorse this fact. The following 3 hardware devices are all supplied in kit form so that you have everything

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  • UHF Tag Readers

    Deploying RFID solutions is now more cost effective than ever using the very latest range of low cost UHF readers that have been developed to satisfy industrial RFID requirements for many types of applications including: Warehouse Management (Inventory, Shipping/Receiving) Manufacturing (Stock Takes, Job Tracking) Healthcare (Tracking and tracing of medicines and blood/specimens) Retail In-Store (Real-time inventory, RFID Check-out

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  • Labels for Mobile Printers

    Label printing on the move has never been so popular. Time saving and extremely reliable, the ROI for portable printing within the workplace is so quick it's little surprise that there's a comprehensive range of label sizes available for these printers. If you're using a portable printer and need low cost alternatives to the standard sizes

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  • The all new Zebra ZD Series Label Printers

    The new ZD series printers from Zebra are quite simply the easiest thermal transfer printers to load & change media. The simplicity of the ZD420’s ribbon cartridge takes the time and trouble out of replacing printer ribbons. Regardless of experience level, end users can replace ribbons or labels and get back to work in seconds — with significantly

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  • Production Monitoring & Tracking: The Rugged Facts

    Heavy industry has traditionally been an area where technology has been forced to constantly improve in order to meet the needs of a demanding work place as it requires every element operating within it to be robust. Data capture systems are no different and thankfully several mobile computer and barcode scanner manufacturers have taken on

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  • M3 Mobile Solutions: High on value, low on price.

    We're pleased to announce that Barcodes For Business Ltd have now become an authorised reseller and service provider for the exclusive range of M3 Mobile business products. M3 Mobile provide a wide range of industrial grade PDA devices ideally suited for use within warehousing & logistics, transportation, retail, manufacturing and field service operations. Some of

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  • Stock and inventory control systems can transform your business

    If your business is growing then you almost certainly need a good system for tracking your stock and inventory rather than simply counting things by hand. Investing in a stock and inventory control management system could potentially transform your business. Here are a few reasons why. Simplicity Having a stock and inventory control management system

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  • Efficiency with package tracking

    Tracking deliveries can be a costly and time resource heavy task for any business. The simple process of tracking where a package is even on site can be a headache if you need to get it somewhere on time. Tracking software brings all kinds of benefits to a business, here are just a few that

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  • Automated Label Printing Systems

    Easily automate and control label printing from existing systems and commonly used PC applications An Automation system is the simplest & fastest way to ensure accurate and consistent label printing without any expensive custom development required. Simply connect label printers to your existing software applications or use hardware devices such as barcode scanners, motion sensors

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  • The benefits of event tracking software

    Hosting a large-scale event can be tricky. You need to keep an eye on how many people come in and whether only those invited are in attendance, among other things. Trying to do this manually is a tedious process; it's easy to make mistakes and can delay the event if you're keeping track of a

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  • How to choose the correct mobile computer for your healthcare business

    Mobile computers are fantastic for speeding up processes in a healthcare business. However, with the range of options out there, you need to think carefully when selecting which devices to buy; so we have come up with some tips to help you. Functionality Firstly, consider what functions your mobile computer needs to have. That could

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  • Printing Labels – The Hidden Costs

      Many small and medium sized (& some large) companies maintain their business’s using Microsoft Excel to manage a lot of their financial and product information. In terms of product information it is common for a business to use Excel as a form of product database.  However printing on-demand barcode labels for product identification, warehouse

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  • Four innovative uses for Barcodes

    Barcodes have been in commercial use for over 30 years and during that time, people have always been attempting to find new and ingenious ways of putting them to good use. We have looked at some of the most innovative ways businesses have used barcodes to either reach more customers or to just entertain them.

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  • GHS Labeling

    What is GHS? The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS is an internationally agreed-upon system, created by the United Nations. GHS requires manufacturers, importers, downstream users and distributors of chemical substances and mixtures to adopt the standard by 1st June 2015. GHS is set to unify communication of hazardous products

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  • EU Food Allergen & Nutrition Labeling Regulation

    Major Changes on Food Labeling Regulation The European Food Information To Consumers Regulation that came into effect in 2011 is becoming mandatory by December 2016. It represents the first major revision of Europe’s food labeling rules in 30 years and requires food businesses to redesign the format and content of their food labels. The regulation required

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  • Labels & Ink Ribbons: A helpful Guide

    With so many different label printers and print media products available on the market it can be something of a minefield buying the correct compatible products. Here's our concise guide to buying the right type of consumables for your direct thermal or thermal transfer label printer. Label Roll Size Most label rolls are supplied on

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  • Choosing the correct label printing software.

    Whether you spell it barcode, bar code, or bar-code, the right software for you likely depends as much on how you want to print your barcodes as it does on the type of barcodes that you need to print. If you are looking to place a pre-printed UPC or EAN-13 barcode on a retail point

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  • Clearance Items

    Clearance items at discount prices whilst stock last. If any items are of interest then just make us an offer! Please contact us to check for availability - All items are available on a first come basis in quantities not exceeding those specified above. The above information is accurate at the time of publication. Last

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