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BarTender- Delivering label printing applications

The volatility of the supply chain has required companies to be nimble and to do this, the technologies they have in place need to allow for an immediate response to changing conditions.  For many, the solution is an investment in technologies that can meet a variety of needs, “resulting in an assortment of user experiences […]


Label Consolidation Case Study

BACKGROUND A medical device company, specializing in orthopedics, came to us with the need to massively reduce the number of design templates in their production labeling solution. At the time, label sprawl had grown its labeling assets to about 7,000 unique design templates. While consolidation of the number of templates without much redesign was the […]


Print labels from anywhere with the BarTender mobile app

Enjoy all the benefits of the BarTender 2022 software right on your Android phone.  Another reason to upgrade your Printing from your mobile phone has some great benefits beyond convenience like: Ability to access the most up-to-date templates, reducing label waste and recall-associated costs. Providing forms and predefined data entry options. Auto discovering any Bluetooth […]


Webinar: Debunking the 7 myths of Cloud Security

Join Loftware’s experts on 14th September at 3 pm BST/10 am EDT/7 am PST as they debunk the most common cloud security myths. This webinar will provide answers that dispel misconceptions around cloud deployment. It will also explain how you can realize new efficiencies as you move your labeling and other applications to the cloud. […]


BarTender® announces Service Release 2

BarTender has released BarTender 2022 R2, adding features and providing fixes identified in the first release. BarTender offers a secure and reliable platform that enables organizations to print anywhere, anytime, and on any operating system with secure internet printing.  Label quantity can also be controlled with exclusive graphical label design and approval workflows. The 2.0 […]


New device to analyze health data

The benefits of an Apple® Watch without the watch? “Researchers at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering have developed a flexible, stretchable computing chip that processes information by mimicking the human brain.” This technology is centered around the popular trend of wearable technology and ever-growing artificial intelligence.  The hope is that this […]


Google Cloud helps manufacturers unify data

  The ability to automate the manufacturing process as much as possible enables companies to leverage time, resources, and effort.  The changing expectations of customers, the uncertainty of the supply chain, and changing buyer behavior make the transition to a more flexible solution even more vital. Google Cloud has launched Manufacturing Data Engine and Manufacturing […]


Chemical-free thermal paper for labeling

“Consumers are already familiar with blue thermal paper from retailers. In many supermarkets, the new eco-receipts are increasingly replacing the previous white versions to use sustainable paper.” There is a new material that a German company, VPF, has developed and it is free of chemical developers so it is approved to be put directly on […]


Four Steps to Reducing Manufacturing Risk

In the industries that we support, compliance, regulation, and requirements, especially as they relate to labeling: is commonplace conversation. What isn’t as apparent is the discussion of risk-based thinking.  “Over the past few years, organizations have begun to embrace an even broader mindset towards risk-based thinking motivated by the growing discipline of regulatory compliance and […]


Banana Boat Recalls Sunscreen Spray

Summer is well underway and the first thing we do before hitting the beach or lake is lather up the sunscreen. This product has come under scrutiny for containing benzene, an ingredient found to “cause cancer with repeated exposure”.  The maker of Banana Boat recalls one of their products due to trace amounts of it […]