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Labeling Sucks: Revolutionize Your Supply Chain With Serialized Barcodes and Polymer Fusion Technology

You agree, traditional labeling methods like stickers or in-mold labels can lead to mishandling, misplacement, loss, and theft of reusable assets. Those labels also often go missing, much like socks in the dryer. Reading you will find that polymer fusion labeling technology is a one-of-a-kind made for durable goods, only offered by Polyfuze, that will not fail, fall off or get lost like your socks.

A Cascade of Problems In Your Supply Chain

Labeling industrial pallets and reusable packaging assets is a nightmare. Traditional labels just can’t handle the unique properties of polyolefin thermoplastics. They bubble, fade, and peel off entirely.

This can cause a cascade of one or more of the following problems in your supply chain:

  1. Non-Stick Surface: Plastic’s non-stick nature makes it tough for labels to adhere properly.
  2. Expansion and Contraction: High expansion and contraction rates cause labels to warp and peel.
  3. Foreign Material Incompatibility: Inks and adhesives just don’t mesh well with plastics, leading to premature label failure. 

The Real Cost of Lost Plastic Assets

Every year, nearly a billion dollars’ worth of plastic assets are replaced due to misplacement or theft. Stolen pallets are ground into “regrind” material and sold back to manufacturers, perpetuating a costly cycle.

 

Solving The Problem of Lost Plastic Assets

Enter Polymer Fusion Labeling—a revolutionary technology that fuses labels directly into the plastic using heat.

Polymer Fusion Labels are made of the same material as the plastic pallets, ensuring they are permanent, durable, and 100% recyclable. They also integrate serialized barcodes and QR codes seamlessly, providing unparalleled traceability and accountability.

Making Serialization and Barcoding Better For Plastic Assets

A crucial aspect of Polymer Fusion Labeling is its ability to integrate serialized barcodes and QR codes seamlessly. This ensures that every plastic asset can be uniquely identified and tracked throughout its lifecycle, enhancing traceability and accountability.

Using A Polymer Fusion Label will provide the following benefits for plastic assets:

  1. Durability and Permanency: Polymer Fusion Labels do not bubble, fade, or peel off, ensuring the integrity of the label throughout the asset’s lifecycle. This permanence extends to serialized barcodes and QR codes, making tracking and traceability more reliable.
  2. Operational Efficiency: The Polymer Fusion Labeling process increases efficiency due to quicker changeover times, repeatability, and reduced scrap rates compared to traditional labeling methods like hot stamping.
  3. Cost-Effectiveness: Permanent labeling for branding and tracking applications can save millions of dollars by preventing misplacement and theft, and by reducing inefficiencies in the manufacturing process.
  4. Lifetime Guarantee: Our labels are guaranteed for the intended life-use of the product, ensuring that your labeling needs are met for as long as your assets are in service. 

Enhancing Your Supply Chain Efficiency with Barcodes and QR Codes

Common Barcode Failure from other label types.

Barcodes and QR codes play a vital role in supply chain management and sustainability. They enable effective product tracking, prevent loss, and help manage inventory to avoid overstocking or stockouts. In the food industry, barcodes improve expiration date tracking, reducing food waste and ensuring products are sold before expiring. They also allow for quick tracing of products back to their source, which is essential for handling food contamination or product recalls, thereby minimizing environmental impact.

The Role of Barcodes in Sustainability

Barcodes can also highlight the environmental attributes of a package, offering consumers information about a product’s sustainability, including its environmental footprint and sourcing practices. In recycling, barcodes help automate the sorting of recyclable materials at facilities, ensuring proper recycling and monitoring recycling rates.

Fusion Barcodes and QR Codes: The Future of Sustainable Labeling

Polymer Fusion Barcode / serialization from Polyfuze.

Combined with Polymer Fusion Labeling, “Fusion Barcodes” and “Fusion QR codes” can significantly reduce the risks of misplacement and theft of plastic pallets. Properly scanning barcodes ensure the sustainability of the product from manufacturing through its journey in the supply chain to recycling and reuse.

Happy Logistics Companies Making the Switch

“Our switch to Polymer Fusion Labeling has dramatically reduced lost assets and improved our supply chain efficiency. The integration of barcodes has been a game-changer for traceability.” – A satisfied logistics manager.

What Polyfuze Can Offer Your Supply Chain

You can switch to or start with Polyfuze today and receive a free consultation and trial of Polymer Fusion Labeling for your plastic assets! Plus, our labels come with a lifetime guarantee for the intended life-use of your product, ensuring lasting reliability.

When using Polymer Fusion Labeling Technology you can expect to receive the following improvements for your assets and supply chain:

  1. Durability and Permanency: Labels that don’t bubble, fade, or peel off.
  2. Operational Efficiency: Faster changeover times and reduced scrap rates.
  3. Cost-Effectiveness: Save millions by preventing misplacement and theft.
  4. Enhanced Tracking: Reliable serialization and barcoding ensure efficient supply chain management and sustainability.
  5. Lifetime Guarantee: Peace of mind knowing your labels are guaranteed for life.

Labeling sucks, but we’re here to change that. Embrace Polymer Fusion Labeling for a game-changing solution that enhances durability, efficiency, and sustainability. Say goodbye to labeling headaches and hello to a smarter way of managing your plastic assets.

Ready to stop the labeling nightmare? Visit or contact Polyfuze Graphics Corporation and discover how Polymer Fusion Labeling can transform your operations.

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Marty Mares

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"The Barcode Whisperer"

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