What could you fit in 4.3 million square feet? Boeing uses this massive space to assemble their newest line of airplanes. While it may seem easy to imagine multiple ways to use the largest warehouse in the world, it is even easier to imagine what you could lose in it. As warehouses and distribution centers grow, the need for proper identification grows with them. As a matter of fact, identification and compliance labels play a large role in keeping big warehouses, like Boeing’s aircraft factory, functional.
Not all labels are made the same. With dozens of different uses, labels diversity is not only inevitable but valued by your most dynamic operations. However, label versatility may lead to increased processing inaccuracies, for unique applications demand unique label qualities.
To ensure optimal label performance, it is crucial to match your application to the correct printing method. A simple misunderstanding between common printing methods and label endurance can result in damaged printheads, ruined barcodes, and frequent unnecessary downtime. Implementing efficient labeling solutions for a wide variety of clients, Covington Barcoding dives into the differences between two prevalent printing methods: thermal transfer printing and direct thermal printing.