Counterfeit Goods – A secure Solution?

Posted on 01/08/2018 in New Product Launches, by Jon

In June 2018 a haul of around 1800 counterfeit items were seized in the West Midlands. This single haul had an estimated value in the region of £30,000 and included football shirts, Gucci and Louis Vuitton bags.  In January 2018 thousands of pounds worth of goods were seized from sellers in Central London – brands…

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Why you should be using return address labels

Posted on 10/08/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Are return address labels now becoming an expectation? Here’s why you should be using them in your orders… Returns are a natural and unavoidable part of business – particularly within fashion and retail industries. Return address labels are a way of making this process a lot easier and more efficient – for both you and…

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Create custom clothing labels on demand with a textile label printer

Posted on 10/07/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Custom clothing labels are an incredibly important POS tool. The labels are required to provide important information, including size, material and safety warnings. But they can be used for so much more than safety. Clothing labels give your business a chance to showcase your brand, quality and product – helping your customers make the decision…

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Creative product label ideas to make your business stand out

Posted on 21/06/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Product labels are an incredibly important point of sale tool. Not only do they display important or required information about the product, they also say a lot about branding and quality. As a result, they can often be the deciding factor that convinces a customer to buy. When it comes to product labels, we know…

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Barcode Uses

Posted on 21/06/2018 in Product Information, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Existing for decades, barcode labels have become a staple of businesses around the globe. Barcodes work by translating data into black and white lines, which are read and interpreted by a computer. Simply put, barcodes are an easy way to store a lot of information. They’re incredibly useful to help businesses keep track of products,…

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Creating safe chemical labels: your guide to the GHS label requirements

Posted on 05/06/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

All chemicals must be safely labelled, to protect those handling them. The GHS (Globally Harmonised System) was created to unify chemical label requirements across the globe. Using one system, the GHS labels are designed by the UN to use easily understandable symbols and common data sheets. So, what are the GHS label requirements and what…

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Bangkok adventure for Soabar

Posted on 23/05/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Soabar recently visited one of the key events in the global label industry calendar, Labelexpo 2018, which this year took place in the Thai capital, Bangkok. With more than 200 exhibitors lined up from across the industry and more than 5,000 delegates expected to attend, we were delighted to be able to pay a visit…

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What is required on a food label?

Posted on 15/03/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

As a legal requirement on food packaging, food labels give customers important information about your product. They help customers make a purchase decision, store and use the product safety and protect them from any potential allergic reactions to some of the ingredients are used. Food labels cover all products that are sold to customers directly,…

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What is digital printing?

Posted on 15/03/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

In today’s technologically advanced world, digital printing is changing the printing industry. It’s now easier than ever to print high-quality labels, barcodes and price tags. No matter what label solution you need, digital printing is the answer to achieving more cost-effective and efficient POS (point-of-sale) experiences for your customers. But what is digital printing and…

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Soabar set for Make It British Live

Posted on 12/03/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Soabar is ready to exhibit at this year’s Make It British Live – an annual event which aims to showcase the best of British manufacturing. Starting life in 2014 as Meet the Manufacturer, Make It British Live celebrates British-made products. With over 180 exhibitors and informative, drop-in seminars, the event is the perfect place to…

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Soabar hits the headlines

Posted on 11/03/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

Leading industry publication Labels and Labelling Magazine paid Soabar HQ a visit recently to do an in-depth feature on our partnership with Konica Minolta. We joined forced with the leading provider of digital and print technologies in October 2016, when we installed England’s first C71cf Digital Press in our factory. We invested in the machine…

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How to make your own care labels

Posted on 08/03/2018 in Company News, by Cheryl Charlesworth

The clothing sector is big business and it is no longer the domain of high street retailers which used to dominate the market. The internet has opened up a host of opportunities for budding small-scale designers and manufacturers to create their own boutique clothing lines and sell them to the world. Regardless of the scale…

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