Epson's ColorWorks line of label printers are on of the best in market printers at the moment. The TM-C3500 Label printer is great for small businesses printing around 100 - 3,000 labels a month. The individual ink colors make it affordable for designs that use one primary color instead of buying multi-color ink each time yellow runs out. Take a look an our in-depth post about which Epson printer is the best value.
If you're looking to start out and bring your label production in-house or if you do a lot of short-run label prints, the TM-C3500 is an affordable option for entry level label printers. It comes with a built in cutter, so you are able to use continuous rolls. The Inks are easy to find on amazon and can be replenished as quick as two-business days, so you don't have worry about running out of ink. The replaceable maintenance box is also quick and easy to swap out to collect all the discarded and extra ink from your custom prints.
For high volume printers the Epson TM-C7500 is the best high color inkjet printer. This color dye inkjet is another single pass solution that prints 4-inch wide labels at 11.7 inches per second at 1200 dpi. It is great for small businesses looking to scale and print larger labels quantities. The dye inks used in the Epson TM-C7500 are free from major toxic chemicals which make it really favorable for chemical and food companies. Epson's TM-C7500 never needs a replacement print head, since it’s good for the life of the printer which will save you thousands of dollars per year.
Epson TM-C3500 - ColorWork C3500
Epson TM-C3500 - ColorWorks C7500