Astro-Med's QuickLabel Systems Introduces Lustro-Lam(TM) Laminating Solution WEST WARWICK, RI -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/13 -- Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) is announcing the worldwide release of its exclusive breakthrough laminating solution, Lustro-Lam, which is being marketed through its QuickLabel Systems business unit. According to QuickLabel, Lustro-Lam is a gloss overcoat film formulated to laminate inkjet-printed labels. Lustro-Lam is an optically clear film that mates with the surface of an inkjet-printed label to produce a glossier, more durable label surface, according to the Company. The Lustro-Lam pairs well with the Kiaro! inkjet label printer to produce water and chemical resistant labels with a rich, glossy finish, according to QuickLabel. The Lustro-Lam System, which consists of Lustro-Lam overcoat film, a Pronto! printer, and NiceLabel(R) or Custom QuickLabel(R) software, is being demonstrated this week at Pack Expo in Las Vegas as well as at LabelExpo in Brussels, and at Fachpack in Nuremberg. "Lustro-Lam is our revolutionary laminating system that costs tens-of-thousands of dollars less than other cumbersome finishing systems," said General Manager Eric E. Pizzuti. "We're proud to give our customers the capability to apply Lustro-Lam to their products in any number of ways: in spot areas, or over an entire label, and on labels large or small." A New Laminating Solution QuickLabel says that they have been developing this exclusive labeling solution for more than a year. According to the Company, Lustro-Lam can be applied with a QuickLabel Pronto! printer. Because it is digitally applied to the label on-demand, users can choose to add lamination to a spot area or to cover an entire label. QuickLabel states that the Lustro-Lam labeling solution is a cost effective labeling solution. "The cost to apply Lustro-Lam to standard size labels is less than $0.01 per label for standard size labels," said Pizzuti. "The cost of the total solution is tens-of-thousands of dollars less than competitive labeling solutions." According to QuickLabel, Lustro-Lam can be used with die-cut labels so that there is no need for the user to purchase a die-cutter. About Astro-Med, Inc. and QuickLabel Systems QuickLabel Systems is a leading manufacturer of digital color label printers used by manufacturers and processors who want to print their own labels in-house, as well as barcode label printers, thermal transfer ribbon, labels, and custom label printing services. QuickLabel Systems is a business unit of Astro-Med, Inc., a Rhode Island based manufacturer of high tech specialty printing systems and data acquisition systems for test and measurement. Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) is a member of the Russell Microcap(R) Index. Additional information is available by visiting www.QuickLabel.com. Keep up with QuickLabel Systems on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/QuickLabel and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/QuickLabel. Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2411853 Contact: Eric E. Pizzuti General Manager Tel: 877-757-7978 www.QuickLabel.com
Astro-Med's QuickLabel Systems Introduces Lustro-Lam(TM) Laminating Solution
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