Xbox Series X Finally Announced

Xbox Series X Finally Announced

After months of speculation and teaser trailers, details of the Xbox Series X have now finally been released. The ‘next-gen’ console is twice as powerful as the Xbox One, with 8 CPU cores and 16 threads, delivered via 2 quad core units; this gives a peak 3.8 GHz...
Glastonbury Festival Headline Rumours

Glastonbury Festival Headline Rumours

Glastonbury Festival is one of the world biggest events and will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Over 200,000 people are expected to attend the five-day festival in Pilton, Somerset. This year’s event will take place from Wednesday 24th June to Sunday...
Barcode Scanners Playing Techno Music?

Barcode Scanners Playing Techno Music?

A couple of weeks ago, an interesting video turned into a viral sensation. Ei Wada, aka Crab Feet is a Japanese musician/artist who takes time to rebuild old and unwanted electronic appliances and then turns them into musical instruments. He has worked with various...
Barcode Co-InventorDies aged 94

Barcode Co-Inventor
Dies aged 94

George Laurer, the engineer who helped develop the barcode has died aged 94. Laurer worked as an electrical engineer with IBM in the early 1970s when he led the development of the Universal Product Code or barcode. The barcode is composed of black bars and up to a...
Holy Grail of Recycled Packaging

Holy Grail of Recycled Packaging

Pioneer project HolyGrail aims to speed up the transition to a circular economy for plastics by focusing on an important pillar to increase recycling rates, namely to improve the sorting of post-consumer packaging with the help of infrared tracers and digital codings...
Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

We know that many of the labels we produce are applied to assets in some very testing environments for labels. That’s why Custom Labels are the obvious choice when it comes to selecting a company to help with supplying the right type of asset labels to use....
Custom Labels Order Process

Custom Labels Order Process

First, you place your order and supply us with your design specification or appropriate artwork unless it is a repeat order. In the case of receiving art files, our Design Team must then review every supplied design file. The amount of time taken to complete this...
What do food labels really mean?

What do food labels really mean?

Food is usually seen as healthy or unhealthy and good for you or bad. Many companies promote this to their advantage in the style and content of their branding and packaging. Suggesting that their products are healthy, it may be more complicated than that. Food...
Smartphone Repair Industry Continues to Thrive

Smartphone Repair Industry Continues to Thrive

The smartphone repair market has enjoyed dramatic growth in previous years and even though it is not growing as much as it has, the figures continue to improve year on year. Businesses have a huge target market from all ages and genders, with a high demand – this is...
Mantech Site Safety Equipment Tags

Mantech Site Safety Equipment Tags

Custom Labels UK is currently producing several equipment tags for Mantech Safety Solutions which is an independent engineering company with a focus on safety systems, including access ladder systems, fall restraint and rescue, barrier systems and walkaways. Due to...
HP Assets Stranded in Space

HP Assets Stranded in Space

In August 2017 two HP computers were sent up to the International Space Station, as part of an experiment. Three months after their intended return they have still not came back to Earth, as they were supposed to. The experiment was to test the durability of the...
Anti-Tamper Stickers for Schools

Anti-Tamper Stickers for Schools

School security guidance -a guide for preventing crime in schools by Greater Manchester Police, recommends the use of anti-tamper stickers. Anti-tamper stickers can already be found in many UK schools and are also known as tamper-evident stickers or ultra-destruct...
Redefining the worlds Kilogram

Redefining the worlds Kilogram

The kilogram as we’ve known since 1889 has a very simple definition: It’s the mass of a platinum-iridium alloy that’s been kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in Sèvres, France. The weight is called the International Prototype Kilogram a.k.a. Big...
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