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Technicote Launches 2.6 mil TC Techni-Sheen Polypropylene

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car1Technicote is pleased to introduce 2.6 mil Techni-Sheen to its existing line of premium top-coated polypropylene film products. Economically priced, Techni-Sheen is ideal for a broad range of markets including Health & Beauty Aids, Food/Beverage, Household Products, and more! This cavitated film features a coated gloss print surface, excellent die-cut performance, exceptional opacity, and great stiffness properties for efficient dispensability. The reverse side is also treated for enhanced PSA receptivity, and may be used for both permanent and removable prime label applications.

Please contact your Technicote sales representative to learn more about this exciting new product!

Techni-Sheen Features & Benefits

 

 

Technicote Expands Digital Product Line to Include Ink Jet Offering

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Technicote is pleased to introduce the addition of SIX NEW PRODUCTS to its Techni-Jet line of pressure sensitive label materials to support the quickly growing digital label market. The Techni-Jet product line consists of premium label materials for print-on-demand digital print technologies, featuring both paper and film constructions each compatible with one or more types of digital printing such as toner-based laser, UV ink jet and aqueous ink jet. These products are ideal for short to medium sized print runs, and can be used in variety of markets including health and beauty, food and beverage, and wine label, among others. The below new products are intended for use with aqueous ink jet label printers, and are stocked for quick turnaround More about the author. Minimum order quantities are as little as 1 master x 1668’.

  • 60# Matte White Ink Jet/AT150/40# SCK – 60” master
  • 65# Premium Matte White Ink Jet/AT150/40# SCK – 60” master
  • 65# Technigloss Ink Jet/AT150/40# SCK – 60” master
  • 2.5 mil Matte White Digital Ink Jet Polypropylene/AT150/40# SCK – 30” master
  • 2.5 mil Matte Clear Digital Ink Jet Polyester/TP170/3.4 LF – 27” master
  • 4 mil Matte White Digital Ink Jet Vinyl/TP170/3.4 LF – 27” master

Custom Coat service is also available on a wide variety of adhesive and liner combinations not shown.
Techni-Jet ink jet products are available from Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH manufacturing location. Contact your Technicote sales representative for current pricing and lead times.

Technicote Adds Thin Film to Polypropylene Product Line

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Technicote Adds Thin Film to Polypropylene Product Line

Technicote is pleased to introduce 1 online plavix.6 mil White TC Polypropylene to its existing line of premium top-coated pressure sensitive film products. The white opaque, top coated, biaxially oriented (BOPP) film may be used in a wide variety of pressure sensitive label applications. The solid white polypropylene core is treated one side with a print receptive gloss coating for superb ink adhesion, and has great stiffness for efficient dispensability. The highly treated adhesive bonding layer on the reverse side allows the film to be coated with both permanent and removable adhesives. Economically priced, typical markets where this product is used include Health & Beauty Aids, Beverage, Household, and more!

1.6 mil White TC BOPP is available TRIM FREE in designated adhesive and liner combinations from Technicote’s Terre Haute, IN and Corona, CA manufacturing locations. Contact your Technicote sales representative for current pricing and lead times.

Technicote E-News – Volume 6, Issue 2

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Technicote Expands Drum Label Product Line with Addition of Synthetic Film


Technicote is pleased to announce the expansion of its durable film offering to now include seven products that have achieved British Standard BS 5609: 1986 Section 2 – ‘Marine and Laboratory Performance of Label Base Materials’ certification.

The most recent addition to this product line is 2 mil Matte White Polyprint, a polyester-based synthetic film that is top-coated for WBF, UVF, TT*and Laser print methods. 2 mil Polyprint, along with six additional products are BS 5609 Section 2 certified for unprinted label base materials when coated with our DL400 emulsion acrylic adhesive. Click here for full list

*Product should be tested thoroughly with appropriate ribbon prior to purchase

Trim Free Product Offering Continues to Grow


Technicote, Inc. has recently expanded its Trim Free Service Program to include a diverse selection of pressure sensitive label materials. The product offering has doubled since August, 2013, and includes popular industry-standard products, as well as niche items such as piggybacks, wine & specialty food, and IRCs (instant redeemable coupons).
The program incorporates seven of Technicote’s eight North American manufacturing and distribution locations, and features 1-2 day lead times on all products. Minimum order requirements are just one slit roll 4” x 5,000’ on most items.

To keep abreast of all the latest changes and additions to Technicote’s Trim Free Service Program, refer to the most recent Stock and Trim Free Product Guide.

2014 Wine, Spirits, and Specialty Food Product Guide Unveiled


Technicote unveiled its new Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Product Guide during the 2014 Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, California.

The product guide includes swatches of designer papers, films, and foils while also introducing two new face stocks exclusive to the pressure sensitive label industry.

Technicote’s 60# White Diamond paper offers a unique diamond shaped embossed pattern, while the 60# White Iceberg paper stands apart due to its extreme bright white color and slight vellum texture, making it unlike any other designer paper in the market. Both face stocks have wet strength and anti-mold treatments, and are specially manufactured for high-speed labeling and bottling.

60# White Diamond and 60# White Iceberg face stocks are custom coat items with your choice of adhesive and liner from Technicote’s Corona, CA plant. Pricing and sheet samples may be requested by contacting your Technicote sales representative. Don’t forget to request a copy of our Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food product guide by emailing Lauren Lange at llange@technicote.com.

Technicote’s Release Liner Division Offers Quick Delivery on Stock Items


Looking for a liner supplier? Technicote’s release liner division, Sil Tech, is a leading manufacturer of premium quality silicone coated release liners. It’s easy to get ‘carried away’ with Sil Tech’s extensive offering of release liner substrates, including super calendared krafts (SCK), clay coated papers (FBK), polycoated papers (PK), as well as an assortment of films (STY, PET, PE). All liners are available in one or more release levels ranging from ‘easy’ to ‘tight’ to best suit your specific application. Our in-stock release liners carry minimum orders as low as 1 MMSI and can be shipped in as little as 2-3 business days. Refer to our new stock product list for a complete offering of our quick turn-around release liner products. Custom coat products are also available. Contact the Sil Tech Marketing Department at 800-358-4446 for more information.

Technicote Introduces Two New Thermal Paper Products


Technicote is pleased to announce the addition of two new direct thermal grade papers to its current offering of Thermal label products.

Techni-Therm Direct Rx is a 3.3 mil direct thermal top coated label grade face stock specifically engineered for pharmacy prescription vial labels where exceptional image durability is required against household chemicals and the environment. This product’s ultra bright appearance is designed for exceptionally dark images on pharmacy thermal printers, with print speeds up to 8 ips. Techni-Therm Direct Rx’s superior sensitivity provides crisp, legible images with or without over-varnishes and is compatible with UV flexographic inks. Techni-Therm Direct Rx is available as a stock item with our TS523 adhesive and 40# SCK liner (item #68693) from our Terre Haute, Indiana manufacturing plant in 52” master width.

Also new to our Thermal product line is Techni-Therm Direct II WS, a 3.3 mil top coated direct thermal face stock designed for grocery weigh scale applications where water, oil, heat and room temperature plasticizer resistance is essential. This product was developed to produce darker images and barcodes, improve scan rates and increase resistance to mechanical scuffing while holding imaging speeds of up to 8 IPS. Techni-Therm Direct II WS is available Trim Free with Technicote’s AT150 adhesive and 40# SCK release liner (item #991843) out of our Terre Haute, IN manufacturing plant.

Please contact your Technicote sales representative for additional product information, pricing and sample requests.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »

Technicote Unveils New Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Guide

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PRESS RELEASE

Technicote will unveil its new Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Product Guide during the 2014 Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, California.

The swatchbook includes a variety of designer papers, films, and foils while also introducing two new exclusive facestocks into the pressure sensitive label industry. Technicote’s 60# White Diamond paper offers a unique diamond shaped embossed pattern to designers, while the 60# White Iceberg paper stands apart due its extreme bright white color and slight vellum texture, making it unlike any other designer paper in the market. Both facestocks have wet strength and anti-mold treatments and are specially manufactured for high-speed labeling and bottling click site. The 60# White Diamond and 60# White Iceberg facestocks are stocked in Technicote’s west coast Corona, CA plant and sample sheets are available upon request.

To receive your own Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Product Guide please contact your local Sales Representative or contact Marketing Product Manager, Lauren Lange at llange@technicote.com

Technicote Launches New Drum Label Product Line

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Technicote is pleased to introduce a new selection of pressure sensitive label products recommended for chemical drum & barrel applications. Featured on the company’s new DL400 adhesive, these materials are designed to withstand harsh weather and environments such as extreme heat, brutal cold, high moisture, dangerous chemicals, UV light and solvents. Because these labels will be used to identify the hazardous contents within the drum, as well as pictograms to illustrate warnings and instructions, the label must retain its permanence and legibility upon being exposed to these conditions.

Technicote’s drum label product line includes three high strength label face stocks that when combined with DL400 emulsion acrylic adhesive is the optimum solution for durable labeling requirements.

• 2 mil White TC Polyester is a glossy white top-coated film with outstanding outdoor durability, chemical and weather resistance. This film is compatible with water-based flexo, UV flexo, and thermal transfer print methods.

• 4 mil Flexible White NTC Vinyl is a smooth, matte white, non –top-coated film with polymeric plasticizers, formulated to provide high durability, as well as chemical and moisture resistance. Excellent outdoor durability. Requires converter applied top-coat or ink recommended by ink supplier prior to printing this NTC film.

• 3.5 mil White Techni-Flex Polyolefin is a matte white label film that offers excellent moisture resistance, chemical resistance, smudge resistance, dimensional stability and squeezability. .

DL400 is an aggressive emulsion acrylic adhesive that has been specifically formulated for use in durable label applications such as chemical & barrel drums, lawn & garden equipment and household & commercial appliances. This adhesive offers outstanding adhesion to painted steel drums, fiber drums and a variety of plastic drums under high moisture conditions, as well as direct exposure to chemicals, solvents and UV rays.

Technicote’s drum label product line is stocked in out of the company’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH manufacturing plant. For more information, please contact Technicote’s Miamisburg, OH corporate offices at 800-358-4446.

Technicote E-News – Volume 4, Issue 4

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Technicote Announces Plans to Rebuild Cuyahoga Falls, OH Manufacturing Plant

A Message from Technicote President, Doug O’Connell


Shortly after the tragic fire on Dec. 16th that destroyed the bulk of Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH plant, the company started evaluating different options to replace the capacity that was lost. The key factors in all the deliberations were how to improve our capabilities and be an even better supplier for our customers.

“After evaluating numerous options in various states and sites, we concluded rebuilding at our current location in Cuyahoga Falls, OH was the best option” stated Doug O’Connell, President of Technicote. “We were anxious to retain our experienced workforce, since they’re one of the keys to producing the unique products we offer. Rebuilding on the same site makes it easiest on our employees. Another factor was that the city of Cuyahoga Falls has been great to work with throughout this process. Finally, we were able to find a builder who can get our facility completed in a reasonably short timeframe.”

Technicote is now going through the approval process with city and county officials. The new manufacturing facility will include totally new state-of-the art adhesive and silicone coaters, new wide web slitters and an improved process flow design throughout the plant.

We expect this new facility to be operational in the 4th quarter of 2012 and to resume the manufacture of many specialty coated pressure sensitive products that other Technicote facilities have been producing for our customers. Our sincere appreciation goes out to our many customers that have been patient with Technicote during this difficult recovery period.

Technicote Hires Jerry Spence as Sil Tech National Sales Manager


Technicote is pleased to announce the hiring of Jerry Spence as National Sales Manager of Sil Tech, a wholly owned subsidiary, which specializes in the production of silicone coated release liner.

Jerry began his career with Technicote on Monday, May 7th. He has a solid background in related businesses working for over 10 years at Nitto Denko as the Business Unit Manager for Double Coated Tapes and Label Systems, and most recently as Sales Manager of Specialty and Converting Markets for Pro Tapes & Specialties.

Jerry will be responsible for leading the Sil Tech sales operations in the United States and Canada to implement the company’s growth strategy.

Please join Technicote in welcoming Jerry to our team!

Estate Label #6 White Pearlized Launched on West Coast


Technicote is pleased to announce the launch of its new Technicote Membership Card polypropylene film base, a unique pressure sensitive coupon product designed for direct mail packages that require cards to be affixed to continuous forms or cut sheets. This exciting new product is the optimal solution for all varieties of affixed card applications used for fundraising, clubs, banks, and other membership oriented organizations.

The product consists of two thin layers of polypropylene film bonded together with a specialty dry-release adhesive. The film construction is then coated with Technicote’s TP170 adhesive and 40# SCK release liner. The familiar dry-release adhesive pattern of Technicote’s IRC film base has been incorporated into Technicote Membership Card, but modified to provide a tight release for successful converting and auto-dispense processes. The purpose of the tight release is to help prevent the film layers from separating prematurely. The pattern provides a built-in lift edge on all sides of the film, affording universal release from the form to which it is applied. Technicote Membership provides excellent durability during secondary laser printing processes; keeping the product intact as it becomes exposed to high temperatures during this operation. The product is suitable for flexographic printing, as well as signature compatible. Technicote Membership Card is stocked in Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH manufacturing plant for quick turnaround.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »

Technicote E-News – Volume 4, Issue 1

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Technicote Promotes Lou Thurston to National Sales Manager


Technicote has announced the promotion of Lou Thurston to National Sales Manager.

Mr. Thurston joined Technicote in 2010 as Territory Manager of the company’s Kansas City Sales Territory, including the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. In his new role, Lou will be responsible for Technicote roll labels sales efforts in the United States and Canada.

Prior to joining Technicote, Lou achieved over 20 years of sales and sales management experience in the label and packaging industries in a multitude of roles including Sales Representative, District Sales Manager, National Sales Manager and, most recently, Sr. Label Business Development Manager for Staples Print Solutions.

Prior to Staples, Thurston worked with Bunting Magnetics Co. He has a B.S. in Public Affairs from Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. Lou and his wife, Lori, reside in Hillsboro, Kansas.

“In the short time that Lou has been with Technicote, he has had tremendous success. We are thrilled to have him in this new role as National Sales Manager,” stated Ralph Adkins, Director of Sales and Marketing for Technicote.

Technicote Publishes Film Selection Guide


Technicote’s new Film Selection Guide was designed to provide converters with a simple, yet informative overview of our extensive line of high quality pressure sensitive film label products.

The descriptive portfolio categorizes each film substrate by grouping them with other products sharing similar properties and characteristics. Within each category, a brief description of the specific film is listed. In addition, a helpful, easy to interpret Film Selection Matrix is included in the tri-fold brochure which references caliper thickness, print methods, and more beneficial information about each product.

Request a hard copy of our Film Selection Guide by contacting your Technicote Sales Representative.

Estate Label #6 White Pearlized Launched on West Coast


Piggyback is a pressure sensitive label stock that has one facestock and two layers of adhesive and liner. It is used in applications where the label needs to be applied initially to one surface, but later removed and applied to a second surface. The convenient mailing label on the income tax form is one function. Sweepstakes, promotions, business reply cards, and product registrations are just a few other examples that can also offer ease to the end-user, which will generate a higher response rate for your customers.

Technicote’s standard adhesive used for our piggyback products is TP170, which is a permanent acrylic adhesive, but other permanent, all-temp and removable adhesives are available with PET, Polystyrene, 40# and 50# SCK liners. Wide and narrow web widths are offered on piggyback label products to meet your customer’s demands, no matter how big or small, as well as pattern adhesive coating.

Piggyback order minimums: 500 MSI (Piggyback pattern adhesive minimum is 2 mmsi). To learn more about Technicote’s Piggyback Label Products, or request pricing or samples, please contact your Technicote Sales Representative directly or contact Technicote at 800-358-4446.

Technicote IRC Continues to Take Off in the PS Industry


Since its official launch in late November 2009, Technicote’s patterned coupon base film, Technicote IRC, has become a favorite among converters who specialize in Instant Redeemable Coupon applications. The dual-layer construction consists of two, 75 gauge polypropylene films bonded together with a specialty dry release adhesive. Its unique design provides a smooth and consistent release, without the zippiness. This exciting new product has the capability to adhere to a broad range of substrates with no adhesive residue concerns. Technicote IRC is available “trim free” from Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Corona, CA manufacturing plants. Contact Technicote at 800-358-4446 for pricing and sample material

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »

Technicote E-News – Volume 3, Issue 1

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Technicote Welcomes New Customer Service Manager


It is with great pleasure we announce the appointment of Debbie Stillings as Customer Service Manager. Debbie brings to Technicote a combined total of 25 years experience in Customer Service and Management related roles. Debbie’s passion is to improve the overall customer experience and help the group have fun. Stillings was most recently employed by Lion Apparel in Dayton, Ohio. Throughout her career, Debbie has worked closely with customers as well as end consumers in providing solutions to difficult situations. As Customer Service Manager, Debbie will lead the customer service team, and look for new ways to provide exceptional customer relations.

“I am very excited about joining Technicote as Customer Service Manager. We have a great customer service team here at Technicote. I’m looking forward to providing leadership that will help us achieve the world-class service our customers deserve, ” states Stillings.

Please join us in welcoming Debbie to our team.

NEW! 2010 Product Guide and Price List


Are you interested in learning more about Technicote and the products we offer? Request a copy of our 2010 Product Guide and Price List. This newly updated book is a full representation of our current label products that is structured to provide our customers with the essential details about our product constructions, such as item numbers, web widths, stock products and trim free products by Technicote distribution facility. Contact Technicote at 800-358-4448 to request your personal copy.

Technicote Launches HP Digital Dry Edge Semigloss


Technicote has developed a new DRY EDGE adhesive coating concept for our 60# Semigloss paper label products used with HP Indigo digital presses. This 1/8” DRY EDGE on each side of the label will significantly reduce the potential for adhesive build up on drum. This will be an added value option for our standard 60# Semigloss digital label products, at no additional cost.

Initial stocked inventories are available out of Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH facility in 13” & 12 ¾” roll widths by 5,000’ length. Place an order TODAY, so you can start taking advantage of this program with as little as a 1 roll minimum order. Technicote can also provide Digital DRY EDGE on custom web widths, adhesives, and liners. Let Technicote increase your printing productivity by decreasing your press down time.

Rising Raw Material Costs Impact Pressure Sensitive Label Market


Technicote continues to receive significant cost increases in 2010 on paper, film, foil, adhesives and silicones used to manufacture our roll label products. Many of our suppliers have increased prices multiple times with potential for more increases later in 2010. The major cause for these inflationary conditions is material capacity constraints, combined with growing demand in an improving North American economy.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »

Technicote E-News – Volume 2, Issue 4

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Technicote Launches 2.3 mil White “Value Plus” Polypropylene


Technicote, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of 2.3 mil White “Value Plus” Polypropylene to its White Films product line. 2.3 mil White Value Plus Polypropylene features outstanding opacity, excellent whiteness and is one side corona treated for excellent ink adhesion. This 2.3 mil film has excellent stiffness properties and is recommended for a variety of prime label applications in markets such as Health and Beauty, Personal Care and Durable Goods, among others. Technicote’s new film product is available “trim free” in 5,000’ rolls with TS523 permanent adhesive and 40# SCK release liner out of its Terre Haute, IN manufacturing facility. Trim free service is also available on this item with AT333 all-temperature adhesive and 40# SCK from Technicote’s Corona, CA location.

Technicote Implements New Edition of ISO 9000


Technicote is now ISO 9001:2008 registered, effective February 5, 2010! This new edition of ISO 9000, the world’s most widely used management system standard, was officially published on November 14th, 2008. The updated standard, ISO 9001:2008, is used by organizations in 175 countries as the framework for their quality management systems. ISO certified companies incorporate this standard into their businesses as a means to satisfy quality requirements and to enhance customer satisfaction in supplier-customer relationships.

To become ISO 9001:2008 certified, ISO registered organizations are required to satisfy a series of updates and clarifications to the previous 9001:2000 version no later than November 12, 2010. Technicote has fulfilled this requirement well prior to the deadline and received revised certifications. By upholding this standard, Technicote demonstrates a long-standing commitment to continual improvement and customer satisfaction within its organization.

Technicote IRC takes off in the PS Industry


Since its official launch in late November 2009, Technicote’s patterned coupon base film, Technicote IRC, has become a favorite among converters who specialize in Instant Redeemable Coupon applications. The dual-layer construction consists of two, 75 gauge polypropylene films bonded together with a specialty dry release adhesive. Its unique design provides a smooth and consistent release, without the zippiness. This exciting new product has the capability to adhere to a broad range of substrates with no adhesive residue concerns. Technicote IRC is available “trim free” from Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Corona, CA manufacturing plants. Contact Technicote Customer Service at 800-358-4448 for pricing and sample material.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »