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Label Manufacturing and Converting

General Data's label, tag and shrink sleeve manufacturing spans multiple facilities and includes the latest state-of-the-art research, development and production equipment for the manufacture of stock and custom labels, tags and shrink sleeve packaging for use in a wide variety of industries and applications.


  • 4 facilities
  • ISO Certified (view certification >)
  • Labels, tags, coupons, wristbands and shrink sleeves
  • Paper and film
  • Multi-layer label constructions
  • Custom constructions and formulations
  • Full digital artwork prep and preflight (view artwork guidelines >)
  • 3D modeling & prototyping
  • Two research, development and testing laboratories

Imprint Center

  • Small and large quantities
  • Direct thermal, thermal transfer, laser, inkjet
  • Variable data imprinting from supplied data source
  • Post Imprint laminating & die cutting

Printing & Converting

  • 20 Flexo / UV Flexo presses
  • Up to 22” wide
  • Up to 10 colors
  • High speed inline variable imprinting
  • Inline UV drying and die cutting
  • 3 ETI Cohesios
  • 2 digital color presses
  • Laser diecutting


  • High-speed rewinding on .75”,1”, 1.5”, 3” and 6” cores
  • Slitting (labels & shrink sleeves)
  • Seaming (shrink sleeves)
  • Finished rolls up to 40” OD
  • Finished fanfold stacks up to 19” repeats
  • In-house wide web slitting up to 65”
  • Shrink wrapping

Toll Coating And Custom Coating

General Data’s coated products division is an industry leading contract coater, specializing in the development and production of engineered films and other materials. We utilize an array of face materials, adhesives, substrates, coatings and topcoats to meet the specifications of our customers for a wide variety of applications.

  • Width up to 65"
  • Laminating
  • Custom constructions and formulations
  • Radiation curable coatings
  • Aqueous coatings
  • Direct gravure
  • Reverse gravure
  • Flexography printing
  • 40" diameter rolls, 3" & 6" cores
  • Substrates: PP, PET, PE, PVC Urethane, Paper
  • Material thickness: 12u - 250u
  • Coating thickness: 1u - 12u
  • Corona treatment
  • Material storage
  • Toll processing
  • Complete product supply
  • Slitting services
  • Lab services
  • Digital print receptive coatings
  • Carrier film/paper
  • Hard coatings (SRC)
  • Anti-graffiti coatings
  • Permanent lamination
  • Temporary lamination
  • Silicone coatings (full or patterned)
  • Single color printing (limited repeats)
  • Pigmented adhesive
  • Security coatings (standard and custom)
  • Block-out coating
  • Anti-static coating
  • Slip coating
  • Cold foil transfer
  • Cast & Cure (holographic embossed coating)
  • Cling vinyl alternatives
  • Perforating
  • Interleaving
  • Ink Jet receptive coatings

Device Manufacturing and Assembly

General Data manufactures and assembles histology instruments for use in histology labs around the world.  In addition, General Data produces custom label printer applicators for use in product packaging and line side labeling processes.

  • Histology waterbaths
  • Slide dryers
  • Paraffin dispensers
  • Miscellaneous small instruments for histology
  • Thermal transfer label printer applicators
  • Color inkjet label printer applicators
  • Smart terminals

Distribution and Supply

General Data supplies a broad range of products to companies around the world in many different industries.

Our facilities across the US, in addition to our strategic relationships with our suppliers and partners, enable us to provide efficient and timely delivery of these products to our customers around the world.

Distributed Products

  • Labels, tags and wristbands, both stock and custom
  • Shrink sleeve packaging
  • Toll coated master rolls
  • Thermal, laser and inkjet printers
  • Barcode scanners and mobile computing devices
  • Thermal transfer ribbons
  • Ink, toner and printer supplies
  • Histology instruments and supplies

Equipment Service and Repair

General Data's service division provides both depot and onsite service for printers, copiers, barcode scanners and data capture equipment, and histology equipment to companies in many different industries across the country. Service options inclide on-site through our national network of service technicans, or equipment can be shipped to our national depot repair faciity in cincinnati, Ohio.


  • A national network of factory trained and certified technicians
  • Factory-authorized warranty repair
  • A variety of service options, including depot, on-site, annual contracts and warranty upgrades
  • Over 50,000 devices currently under contract

Equipment We Service

  • Thermal label printers
  • Inkjet label printers
  • Office laser printers
  • Office copiers
  • Office page inkjet printers
  • Impact printers
  • Barcode scanners and mobile computers
  • Histology instruments

Systems Integration and Custom Software

General Data is an expert resource for integrating our equipment and solutions into existing facilities, workflows, information systems or business processes.

Our skill set includes both hardware integration and custom software to collect and move data to and from ERP and other information systems.

  • Wireless infrastructures and data capture systems, integrating to host and ERP systems
  • Custom applications that solve specific business challenges
  • Barcode label printing, automated print and apply, and line side labeling systems, integrating to host and ERP systems
  • Managed print usage and status monitoring systems for office printers 
  • Barcode scanning and data capture systems in hospitals, integrating to hospital information systems
  • Histology specimen tracking systems, integrating to existing lab information systems