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Canon U.S.A. Announces New Pigment Label Printer

Canon U.S.A. Announces New Pigment Label Printer

Canon U.S.A. Inc. has announced the LX-P5510 Label Printer, a pigment-based machine able to print 4-inch wide labels at a high speed. The printer utilizes pigment-based inks to provide extensive durability and long-lasting results. Pigment inks do not run, smudge or fade away when used with inkjet compatible media. This color label printer can help increase productivity and help reduce costs for businesses, as on-demand printing eliminates the need to inventory preprinted labels and/or otherwise outsource production. With the introduction of the LX-P5510, Canon now offers both pigment and dye versions of 4-inch and 2-inch label printing products, to support a variety of applications best suited for one technology versus the other.

Examples of industries that can benefit from the LX-P5510 Label Printer include:

Chemical Manufacturing
Companies that need to put warning labels on containers for hazardous chemicals, complying with standards including the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), can benefit from the LX-P5510 Label Printer. Printing these types of labels with a traditional monochrome printer can be problematic, as government-mandated pictograms require red color, and can vary by product and by destination. But using the LX-P5510 to print these types of labels on-demand and in color helps deal with changing requirements quickly and easily.

Food & Beverage Manufacturing
Bakeries, breweries, wineries, and other food and beverage manufacturing companies can make great use out of the LX-P5510 Label Printer. Businesses can do away with preprinted labels for their packaging and can easily make design changes in-house on short notice. The color labels printed on the LX-P5510 can be used to visually grab in-aisle shoppers and convey branding, nutritional information, size, flavor type, highlight potential allergies and warnings.

Health Care
Companies in the health-care arena, including medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical producers and pharmacies, can leverage the strengths of the LX-P5510 Label Printer. The versatility offered by the LX-P5510 is particularly suited for printing labels such as those pertaining to medical disclosures that require accurate and vibrant production of various unique data components such as pictures, small but readable text and color-coded shades.

Retail/Wholesale Trade
For businesses that need to increase in-store shelf-appeal, or companies that consolidate large quantities of product together, the LX-P5510 Label Printer can be a real asset. The printer can help companies meet the need for sharp, full-color pictures on shelf tags, signs and secondary packaging labels in damp/refrigerated environments.

Transportation and Warehousing
To help enhance operational efficiencies, better manage inventory, and improve shipping activities, companies involved in transportation and warehousing can benefit from the LX-P5510 Label Printer.

"Canon is proud to provide this new solution for businesses that want to print their own durable, eye-catching labels on-site for increased agility and a lower total cost of ownership," said Shuji "Steve" Suda, vice president and general manager, Canon U.S.A. Inc. "We are confident this color label printer will improve companies' efficiency and productivity, allowing for printing anytime and almost anywhere."

Core features of the LX-P5510 include:

Efficient and Flexible
This is one of Canon's many compact label printers, able to fit on a desk or table, helping to provide a more productive work environment. The printer supports both matte and gloss media, eliminating the need to switch printers and making it a great choice for labeling a wide variety of products. Users have the option of adding a detachable roll holder, enabling operators to change labels quickly, an optional rewinder allowing users to rewind printed label output from the printer for later use, as well as a non-stop printing autocutter. These options make the LX-P5510 printer ideal for higher-volume label printing environments.

High Quality and High Speed
The LX-P5510 can produce high-quality images with crisp colors, fonts and bar-code symbols, with print speeds of up to 7.9 inches per second for 1,200-by-1,200-dpi print resolution, and up to 11.8 inches per second for a print resolution of 1,200-by-600 dpi. Users can choose from nine speed options, and customize the number of labels printed. The printer can even print very small labels, down to .2 inches to 1 inch at high quality.

Connectivity and Compatibility
The LX-P5510 is compatible with a variety of third-party label printing software products, such as Seagull Scientific BarTender bar-code labeling software. The printer is also compatible with Microsoft Windows 11 (64 bit) and Windows 10 (64/32 bit), and easily connects with a USB or Ethernet cable.

The LX-P5510 Label Printer is now available for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $9,999.

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