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AC Labels break 200 million variable barcode label barrier



100% of barcodes are verified to ANSI grade on the press immediately after printed, as well as additional manual quality checks


Variable barcode label specialist AC Labels has manufactured its 200 millionth unique barcode label since reforming in April 2010 as part of the Mercian Labels Group.


Peter Hartshorn, General Manager, said “Producing so many high quality variable data labels is a sure sign that we are getting it right. This proves we are supplying our customers with the service and value they expect and our small team at Derby is very proud.”


AC Labels recognised they were specialists in variable data printing, producing cost effective barcode labels and tags with 100% barcode verification for medical, pharma, logistics and courier markets. Their ability to manufacture difficult and complex constructions to solve customer’s problems was also a USP and they identified their numerous checks and barcode verifying equipment was vital for data accuracy.


“The whole team knew our quality and service was excellent so we regained the ISO:9001 certification to UKAS standards as a priority to prove this was the case” said Hartshorn “ Understanding what we offer is key to our strategic sucess.  Our next goal is identify new market sectors that require the benefits we bring along with new customers in sectors already served ”.