Robinson Tape and Label, Inc.® Named 3M Select Label Converter

Robinson Tape and Label, Inc.,® a Connecticut-based manufacturer of custom labels, is named a 3M Select Converter, recognizing over 40 years of high quality label manufacturing.

Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 01, 2013

3M Company has recently announced that Robinson Tape and Label, Inc.® (RT&L), a custom label manufacturer in Branford, Connecticut has been named a 3M Select Converter. As a 3M Select Converter, Robinson Tape and Label is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of pressure sensitive label users who demand superior quality and performance. The 3M product line for label converters includes leading solutions for a wide range of industries and applications. Roll labels are printed with graphics on polyester, vinyl, polyolefins, paper or foils to create high performance labels for applications such as product branding, identification and bar code tracking. The labels are matched with performance adhesives designed to bond with various substrates. “We are proud to be a 3M Select Converter”, said Ed Pepe, President of Robinson Tape and Label, Inc. “Robinson Tape and Label has been working with 3M for over 40 years and we share their passion for providing high quality and innovative solutions to our clients”.

Robinson Tape and Label is an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) authorized label manufacturer and serves clients in the industrial manufacturing, automotive, chemical, medical, electronics, specialty foods and beverages, consumer products and retail industries. “Many of our clients operate in industries that demand high quality and performance”, said Pepe. “These are areas where we excel and working with 3M gives us access to the solutions that we need to deliver on our client’s most demanding requirements.” RT&L serves a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to fast growing startups. “We work very hard to understand all our clients’ businesses and goals”, said Pepe. Whether it’s making their product standout in a crowded marketplace, compliance with new regulations or using a label to solve an everyday business requirement, clients are looking for a partner that they can trust.” Our goal is always to exceed our clients’ expectations. This requires us to combine our extensive knowledge of label manufacturing with personal service and leading solutions. We are confident that working with 3M will help to keep us on the leading edge of the label manufacturing industry for many years to come.”

Robinson Tape and Label, Inc.® (RT&L) is an award winning label manufacturer and a distributor of an extensive line of packaging and shipping solutions. Established in 1970, RT&L specializes in custom label manufacturing, utilizing both flexographic and digital printing technologies. The company is an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) authorized label manufacturer and has been recognized as an innovator of labeling solutions for consumer, commercial and industrial applications. For more information, please visit:

We’re Expanding Our Capabilities to Serve You!

Robinson Tape & Label, Inc.® has expanded manufacturing capabilities, with the installation of a digital press. Labelwirks is our new digital label manufacturing department. Labelwirks utilizes the latest digital technology to produce a wide variety of labels in one color to full four color process. Labels can be die cut to any shape or size, and also overlaminated. Find out if Labelwirks is right for your labeling application. Ask your salesperson for more information about Labelwirks, our digital label manufacturing solution.


Better Packages Community Leadership Award

Ed Pepe was delighted to accept the “Leadership in Our Community and Industry Award” from Phil White CEO of Better Packages on December 21st. “It means a lot to us to be recognized by our peers,” stated Pepe. “Our company was founded in CT, and we intend to stay here despite the economic storms. We have enjoyed helping other CT manufacturers grow and prosper over the years. As their businesses have grown, their need for labels and packaging products, and our industry expertise has grown too. Thank you all for being a part of our growth as well.”

Robinson Donates to the Community Dining Room

In honor of our 40th anniversary, we wanted to do something to give back to our local community. During this difficult economic period, we felt it would be best to help provide food for local people. We presented our donation to Pat Kral, Executive Director, just before Thanksgiving.

Robinson 40th Anniversary Recognized by Branford First Selectman

Robinson Tape and Label was pleased to receive recognition for 40 years in business by the Town of Branford First Selectman Anthony “Unk” DaRos.

“Robinson Tape and Label has been an excellent corporate neighbor and tremendous asset to the Branford community. We look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.”

Robinson 40 Years of Service Acknowledged by State of CT

Robinson Tape and Label, Inc. received an Official Citation from the Connecticut General Assembly.

“In celebration of 40 years of manufacturing labels and packaging products. We commend you for your contribution to the community and for 40 years of making it through the ups and downs. Congratulations on your success and we wish you many more years of successful business in Branford.”

A commemorative plaque was presented by:

Representative Lonnie Reed, 102nd District

Representative Patricia M. Widlitz, 98th District

Senator Edward Meyer, 12th District

Robinson Tape & Label Kicks Off 40th Anniversary

We are proud to announce that this month we are beginning our 40th year in business. We could not have achieved this milestone without you and many other loyal customers. Thank you for your continuing patronage. It means a lot to us.

You have helped us to grow. Hopefully, we are helping you to grow your company by making sure we deliver what you need, when you need it.

Our success can be attributed to our willingness to make changes to meet the fluctuating needs of our clientele and the marketplace. “You can’t do today’s job with yesterday’s methods and be in business tomorrow.” (anonymous) We continually invest in new technology and further training for all of our employees. In addition, we are always researching new products that will be beneficial to our customers.

Know that we are here for you anytime, and we are ready for the future, whatever it may hold. We are 40 years old, but we are young, willing and able to serve you. Give us a call to say hello and happy anniversary. We would be delighted to hear from you.

Robinson Tape and Label Offers Specially Priced Thermal Transfer Printer, Software and Installation Package

Thermal Printer and Software

You can print your own custom labels with on-demand thermal transfer printing. Thermal Transfer printing technology is great for variable information labels, barcodes, date codes, lot numbers and more.

The package includes a 300 dpi printer, professional labeling software and installation. For just $1,999.00 you can create your own labels affordably, when you need them.

For More Information Please Contact:

Robinson Tape & Label, Inc.
(800) 433-7102

Robinson Tape and Label Debuts New Flexo Laser Piccolino Platemaking System & The Xante Automated Prepress/Rip

This state of the art digital platemaking technology offers high precision computer to plate output. Print quality is further enhanced, especially in 4-color process label manufacturing. The Flexo Laser is specifically designed for the label industry. The system is a complete digital solution, delivering superior quality output for label manufacturing, eliminating the need for film and chemicals, which is better for the environment.

Robinson Tape & Label has also installed the Xante Automated Prepress and RIP System. The workflow system enables our prepress operators to process highly complex digital files to meet multi-faceted electronic graphic application requirements.

In addition to manufacturing labels, Robinson Tape & Label also distributes industrial packaging products, packaging machinery, and automated packaging systems.

For Further Information Please Contact:

Robinson Tape & Label
(203) 481-5581

Better Pack 555e Celebrates 49 Years of UL Approval

Better Packages—the number-one trusted name in water-activated tape dispensers and carton sealers for over 90 years—is proud to announce the successful UL testing and approval of its Better Pack 555e Series electronic dispenser. Since its original introduction in 1960 and re-introduction of the electronic dispenser line in 1999, the gummed tape dispenser has continually maintained the rigorous UL Listing standards for electronic and operational safety.

The Better Pack® 555e Series, a family of rugged, versatile electronic tape dispensers for carton sealing with reinforced water-activated tape (WAT), is the only dispenser of its kind in the industry to be UL Approved and Listed. The dispenser consistently passes current UL requirements for electronic and operational safety. It is engineered and built to also meet or exceed FCC, CE, CSA, CUL regulatory requirements. The standard age of Better Packages’ electric dispenser models in use today is over 16 years.

The Better Pack® 555e Series electronic dispenser offers the most options and the highest level of automation available from any WAT dispenser manufacturer. Machines are available in six models designed to fit various packaging applications needs. Features include a color-coded keypad, a random length key and the largest tape capacity (accommodating 1000 foot tape rolls) in the industry. They also offer auto repeat and auto feed functions, a programmable H pattern and customizable tape lengths.

Accessories available for the Better Pack® 555e Series models include the CodeTaper® for imprinting words, numbers and logos directly on the tape. An Automatic Measuring Device (AMD) measures the box using ultrasonic waves and automatically dispenses the length of tape needed. The Better Pack 555e with the AMD (Automatic Measuring Device) accessory can save time and money in busy packaging areas by eliminating material waste and significantly improving productivity. Other productivity enhancing options include a Foot Pedal for hands-free dispensing, and a Tape Aerial for easier and quicker handling of long lengths of tape.

About Better Packages
Better Packages was founded in 1917 and has been headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut, since 1924. Better Packages is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-activated tape dispensers used for carton sealing. Its products, including tape dispensers, case sealers, water-activated tape and many accessories, are sold and serviced in the United States, Canada and Mexico and in 20 countries worldwide. The company’s systems are used whenever security, strength, efficiency, productivity and a professional image are an absolute must. For more information, please visit