When it comes to printing a custom label or color product labels for small businesses on demand, companies have a few different options: use a commercial printing service or purchase a color label printer. Industrial label printing services typically ask that you purchase a minimum quantity of labels -- and there are generally a great deal of first installment fees for custom dies, tooling and tag printing. 


You often buy more tags than you really need at the moment. Even though you might intend to use the additional tag inventory at a later time, it is not usual for your tag designs to change over time or little components such as components or bar codes can change regularly.

Color label printers are used for both domestic and commercial uses. Color label printers print logos which you can use in various ways such as labels for newly created items in a manufacturing firm, refreshing food labels, and health care label printing, storing food in refrigerators at your house, and packaging boxes, and storing items in your garden or storeroom.

With on demand printing, there is no wasted label stock. Besides, you can edit the layout as required to reflect any branding, ingredient, bar code, business, or regulatory changes. When you choose the ideal label printer, you need to determine the amount of labels you typically would need to produce monthly, the caliber requirements and the budget to your tagging project.

About the Primera LX900

The LX900 color label printer from Primera prints full-color picture quality pictures, bar-codes and QR codes on exceptionally water-resistant and scratch-resistant labels.


This printer is excellent for small and medium-sized companies.


The four inks cyan, magenta, yellow and black offer different color combinations and the graphics are improved using Primera imaging perfection attribute.

It utilizes high-quality individual cartridges with pigment or dye inks. Added features like guarantee and a very helpful customer service from the producers make it the ideal product.

Why Buy the Primera LX900 Color Label Printer?

Businesses who publish little amounts of labels each month are ideal customers for this printer because the LX900 will make professional quality labels on demand. On the other hand, larger manufacturers needing large volumes of labels might get the Primera LX900 color label printer too slow due to their demanding, higher volume manufacturing environments.

  • Customer Reviews report that printing speed and quality of the product remain excellent even after extensive usage for long period of time
  • This printer is ideal for 100 to 3,000 labels per month
  • The printer is easy to set-up and quick to use

About the Epson TM-C7500

The TM-C7500G color label printer is the "gloss" version of its popular ColorWorks C7500 printer. This color label printer combines the durability of pigment-based inks with the aesthetic of glossy media to make durable, higher resolution, full color product labels.

Epson's TM-C7500 uses matte label stock and pigment-based ink to create smudge-free labels that will not smear or fade. They dry immediately, allowing for immediate application.

Why Buy the Epson TM-C7500 Color Label Printer?

With Just in Time Color label printing technology, the Epson TM-C7500 inkjet label printer will create stunning labels for your small business, rather for high-mix, high-volume applications.


With a print resolution of 1200 dpi, a rate of 11.7 inches per second, and a tag width of around 4.25 inches, the Epson TM-C7500 and TM-C7500G can quickly print hundreds, or thousands, of durable, full color labels and bar codes on demand.


Ongoing costs for the Epson TM-C7500 label printer are replacement ink cartridges, blank media, and the maintenance box. This color label printer does not require replacement print heads as its print head is designed to last the entire life-cycle of the printer. 


The TM-C7500G label printer by Epson is commonly used to print product labels such as baked goods labels, coffee and tea labels, jarred food labels, wine bottle labels, beer labels, water bottle labels, toiletry labels, perfume labels, cosmetic labels, and more.

  • Lower per label cost than many competing Color Label Printers
  • The Epson TM-C7500/7500G can be used to print a variety of labels
  • Prints labels up to 4.25 inches wide
  • Uses four individual ink cartridges to minimize waste
  • This printer is ideal for 3,000 to 100,000 labels per month

About the Afinia Label L501

The Afinia L501 is the initial desktop label printer using Duo Ink Technology, allowing for a fast transition from printing vibrant and vibrant prime tags (dye-based ink) into ultra-durable industrial tags (pigment-based ink) using a very simple print head swap.


This capacity enables companies the flexibility to make labels for a wider range of applications than was previously possible using one printer.


The interchangeability of both ink kinds gives users tremendous flexibility by enabling both prime and durable tags to be printed in precisely the exact same printer.

Why Buy the Afinia L501 Color Label Printer?

The Afinia L501 prints on rolls of blank labels (both constant and die-cut) ranging from 1.0″ into 8.5″ in diameter and 0.75″ into 48.0″ in span.


Afinia Label L501 label printer is capable of printing up to 4800 x 1200 dpi, with print speeds of up to 26 feet per minute


The value of the L501 is most notable for small - to mid-sized label applications, with low per label ink cost due to separate CMYK cartridges

  • Interchangeability of Dye Base Ink & Pigment Based Ink
  • Uses four individual ink cartridges to minimize waste
  • This printer is ideal for 3,000 to 10,000 labels per month

Primera LX900

4.5/5

Epson TM-C7500

4.4/5

Afinia Label L501

4.4/5

John McIntyre, Writer

John is a American who grew up to be a nerd with a philosophy degree and too many hobbies to count. He emigrated from California to New York in 2013. While he is not writing he is busy taking care of his two kids Claire and Vicky.