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Heath McDonald

Over 8 years experience in the identification, promotional product and security industry
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5 steps to a great custom lanyard design

Posted by Heath McDonald on 31-May-2017 10:43:18

Lanyards, they may seem purely functional, but they're now one of the most effective and non-gimmicky ways to non-conventionally market your brand or your brands' message. That's why it's important to get that mix of functionality, creativity and professionalism just right when planning your custom lanyard design.

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Topics: Custom Lanyards

5 reasons to switch to large-format ID cards

Posted by Heath McDonald on 28-Apr-2017 10:30:00

What's the point of Large-format card printers? Quite a lot actually.

Traditionally, ID cards have been the size of a credit card. Compact, handy, and produced by a huge existing range of card printers, it's tempting to say they're good enough both now and into the future.

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Topics: card printers, Large Format Card Printers

4 considerations for your new card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 19-Apr-2017 14:57:42

Those who have just laid their hands on one of the latest and greatest card printers on the market can have mixed feelings.

Firstly, the realisation that a card printer will save time and money while boosting an organisation's efficiency in the long-run. Secondly, that daunting feeling of getting to know a new technology and actually printing functional, great looking ID cards.

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Topics: id card printer, card printer

Heighten the visual security of your event with the Matica XL8300 printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 12-Apr-2017 10:30:00

Large-format cards are used by the events management industry to provide efficient and secure access to visitors, staff, and VIPs. The demand for large-format cards range from simply granting access capabilities to more specialised security where spontaneous and immediate personal identification may be required. Large-format cards can be found in events like trade fairs, expos, conferences and sporting competitions.

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Topics: Large Format Card Printers, Event Card Printers

8 reasons to get a Matica card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 07-Apr-2017 10:30:00

"Which card printer?" you ask yourself as you search the internet comparing all the printers and printer types available. Direct to card or retransfer? If you've done your research you probably came to the same conclusion as many before you; retransfer card printers are the better quality card printers.

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Topics: Matica Card Printers

Changing of the guard

Posted by Heath McDonald on 05-Apr-2017 10:30:00

ID Supplies has long been driven by customer service, both before and after the sale has processed. We believe when a customer purchases from us, it's not the end of the line, it's just the beginning. Our support structure runs deep through our organisation and every team member at ID Supplies has one common commitment... our customers.

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Topics: Bureau, Card Printer Servicing

5 novel uses for a Matica card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 24-Feb-2017 11:30:00

It could be that you've been seen the Matica range and were won over by one, some or all of the many benefits of these impressive card printer. If so, you won't be disappointed. When it comes to retransfer card printers for your card printing on demand, in our opinion there's none better.

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Topics: Matica Card Printers

Why you need oversized ID cards

Posted by Heath McDonald on 22-Feb-2017 10:30:00

If there is such a thing as a hot trend in the world of ID card printing, it's summed up in a single word: oversized/large format card printing.

All around the world, it's impossible not to notice that all sorts of events and organisers are doing their visitor management with colour-bursting, ultra high-quality, oversized credentials.

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Topics: Large Format Card Printers

5 arguments for card printer maintenance

Posted by Heath McDonald on 20-Feb-2017 23:00:00

If you use a printer at home or in the office, it could be that you've always done your own maintenance, servicing or minor repairs. Perhaps a nozzle check, head clean and alignment was enough to get you back up and running.

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Topics: ID Card Printers, card printer, Card Printer Maintenance

The importance of card printer servicing

Posted by Heath McDonald on 17-Feb-2017 11:00:00

So you've invested in a card printer for your business and now it's a vital part of your operations, but are you taking care of it as much as you should be?

Just like any piece of office equipment, card printers require regular cleaning, servicing and maintenance if they are to maintain reliability and consistency. So if you have a card printer, here are three reasons why you should get your card printer serviced regularly.

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Topics: Card Printer Servicing