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All you need to know about the new UKCA & UKNI marks

The EU CE mark is being phased out starting from January 2021 and being replaced by the UKCA/UKNI mark for Great Britain and Northern Ireland respectively. This blog post provides an overview of what you need to know.

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8 Common Questions Answered About the UKCA Mark

As Great Britain are preparing to leave the EU, a consequence of Brexit means a new UKCA marking will replace the existing CE marking as the required certification for products and machinery being sold or supplied to the UK market. This c...

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7 Tips to get the most from your Thermal Transfer Printer and labels in 2020

We have put together a list of 7 tips to ensure you are getting the best performance from your Thermal Transfer Printer.

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3 Common Mistakes in Laboratory Labelling and how to solve them

This blog discusses the 3 common mistakes lab technicians/laboratory staff make when using labels for their laboratory studies or research.

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Combine multiple designs into one label set

Combining multiple durable label designs into one label set can save you time, money and help you reduce waste. This blog discusses how a French medical device manufacturer achieved just that by following our recommendations of merging 3 ...

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CILS receives ‘Made in Britain’ status - Reduce Brexit uncertainty

CILS International is proud to be part of the Made in Britain organisation that unites the best of British manufacturing under one registered trademark.

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Print your own social distancing signage labels

We have a range of durable labels you can use as a fast and efficient way to mark-up floors, walls, doors, etc. with social distancing messages, to ensure the safety of your staff when they return to work.

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How can I easily label multi-specimen patient samples?

Easily identify multi-specimen patient samples with colour coded label sets that can be printed by you in-house or pre-printed by us with your sample data.

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Are you reviewing your durable labelling?

With increasing financial uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic it’s a great time to make use of our Label Performance Review service and see how we can help you improve efficiencies and save money.

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CILS 'cover up' labels

How to manage and maintain patient confidentiality during clinical trials using ‘cover-up’ labels.

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Sample identification during clinical trials

Our recommended alternative to handwritten laboratory sample identification labels.

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The pros and cons of setting up a remote print station during ‘testing’ times

Remote label print stations are ideal for situations where you need to produce labels on-demand at multiple locations, as it gives the flexibility needed to produce labels in batches sufficient for each day or one at a time.

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COVID-19: Working with our customers during these unprecedented times

Supporting the changing needs and increasing demands of our customers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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