Who is Universal Labeling Systems?

Who is Universal Labeling Systems?

Universal Labeling Systems is the largest manufacturer of made-to-order pressure sensitive labelers in North America. All systems are designed and built in their St. Petersburg, Florida facility. From simple semi-automatic bottle labelers to automatic print-and-apply contract packaging inline systems every machine meets their trademark high standards.

Do they stand behind their machines?

Every standard or custom system comes with a 30 day performance guarantee. If your labeling machinery does not perform as stated they will take the machine back and reimburse you in full. In addition, all labelers comes with a 1 year warranty against against defect in material or workmanship.

How does Priddy Sales Company fit in?

All Universal equipment is sold, serviced, and supported by an authorized distributor. Priddy Sales has been a factory trained distributor since 1988. In 2017 we were the largest volume distributor in the western USA and 3rd overall. We are also proud to be the ONLY top five distributor in four different decades! Like Universal, we take every project serious regardless of size or budget. We make sure that every client is quoted the right system for today, tomorrow, and the future. In addition, we have two full time machine technicians on staff for onsite or no cost offsite support.

How long do the labelers last?

Unique to their industry, Universal DOES NOT obsolete equipment. With an in-house machine shop they are able to stock or quickly fabricate any system part. All CAD drawings and machine serial numbers are electronically stored for when parts are needed.

How do I purchase these systems?

Call us at 800-275-0828 to discuss your application and receive a prompt no obligation quote.

Thermal Transfer Ribbon Options

Thermal Transfer Ribbon Options

What is thermal transfer ribbon?

Thermal transfer ribbon is a consumable used for most label or tag printing applications. The printing process is heat transfer from ink coated ribbon to paper or synthetic material. These ribbons are available in different sizes and formulations for a perfectly media match. Some options have scratch, smudge and chemical resistance. Our thermal transfer ribbons work with ALL makes and model printers from Zebra, Honeywell (Datamax/Intermec), Sato, CAB, Monarch, Printronix, and more!

Which ribbon is best for my media?

  • Wax ribbon – uncoated or coated paper and tags
  • Wax/resin ribbon – polypropylene (BOPP / Kimdura), polyethylene (PE / Valeron), and polyolefin (Tyvek)
  • Resin – polyester (PET), polyimide (Kapton), polystyrene, and vinyl

Are there any other special ribbon formulations?

Are any of these ribbons certified?

Yes…we offer ribbons that are certified for GHS, UL, CSA, and the FDA.

What is the shelf life for thermal transfer ribbon?

All thermal transfer ribbons have an indefinite shelf life in normal indoor storage.

How do I purchase these ribbons?

Call us at 800-275-0828 to discuss your application and receive a prompt no obligation quote. Free testing or samples can also be provided for approval.