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Innovations in Digital Label Printing: Quality and Efficiency in Medical Device Branding

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Accurate and precise labeling is crucial for medical devices. It ensures healthcare professionals and users have access to clear and concise information, warnings, and instructions for safe and effective device usage.

Tapecon is an industry leader in medical device manufacturing and digital label printing, providing FDA-approved printing. Not only do you get the precise information you need, but you can also get high-impact and cost-efficient labels and decals that will catch the user’s eye. High-quality digital printing, graphic overlays, membrane switches, and more can provide the branding and functionality you need.

Advancements in Digital Printing Technology

Recent technological advancements in digital printing benefit medical device manufacturers in a variety of ways. For example, Tapecon can produce high-resolution, durable labels suitable for medical environments using a variety of techniques such as:

  • Screen printing on a variety of substrates
  • Flexographic printing for seamless integration of printing and converting
  • Digital printing of medical devices, eliminating the need for plates or screens
  • Variable data printing(CDP) to print multiple SKUs per run

These printing processes offer benefits like volume flexibility and fine print details, even at high volume, and provide exceptional durability and adhesion, including safe skin or food contact labels.

Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance

Tapecon’s digital label printing fully complies with FDA regulations and other industry standards. Whether you are manufacturing Class I (low-risk devices), Class II (intermediate-risk devices), or Class III (high-risk devices), durability and legibility under varying conditions are crucial.

Tapecon can produce the labels you need to ensure compliance with medical device labeling requirements.

Efficiency and Customization

Digital printing technologies allow for quick setup and turnaround, making it ideal for both small and large-volume runs. This saves time and money without sacrificing quality.

Tapecon’s digital printing capabilities enable customization and variable data printing, adding value through personalization and traceability. For example, you can go beyond labeling requirements and branding by using smart labels to improve supply chain management. For example:

  • Improved traceability for real-time data on locations and inventory
  • Quality and safety validation to ensure goods arrive in the required condition
  • Anti-counterfeiting measures, using unique digital identifiers to ensure authenticity
  • Real-time visibility into your supply chain to identify disruptions

Sustainability Concerns

Digital printing is a more environmentally friendly process, as it uses less power and water, thereby reducing the carbon footprint. As a company committed to green printing, Tapecon adopts the most sustainable practices to minimize its environmental impact. This approach can help you achieve your sustainability goals.


Choosing Tapecon for medical device digital label printing ensures you get compliant labels that go beyond just meeting the minimum requirements. You get cutting-edge innovation that drives branding, adhesion, legibility, and customization.


With more than 100 years of experience, Tapecon has earned a reputation as a trusted leader in industrial and medical device printing. With high-resolution, variable data printing and quick turnarounds, we deliver both outstanding visuals and essential information. Contact Tapecon today to elevate your medical device labels.


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