What is Inkjet Labels?

Inkjet labels is a relatively new technology in that it allows users to print multi-colour labels on demand. Prior to inkjet technology was flexographic printing which utilizes flexible plates and mechanical rotary-style equipment with long lead times. Inkjet (also called digital) printing does not uses plates, instead, is a non-contact printing process where ink is sprayed onto the substrate. The substrate, which is often a paper or film material must have an inkjet coating in order to absorb the ink. At BuyLabel, we are the foremost expert of Inkjet material. Below is a brief summary of the Pros and Cons of Inkjet technologies.  

 Inkjet Flexographic
  • Smaller printer size
  • Ability to make labels in-house
  • Faster turnaround time
  • Must be tech-savvy
  • Ability to do multiple sku’s
  • Cheaper
  • For mass production / High print speed
  • Must have mechanical experience
  • Outsourced
  • High setup time

As you can see, there are many benefits to getting an Inkjet printer. In fact, many businesses have already taken this leap due to all the aforementioned benefits. If you are considering getting an Inkjet printer in Canada, there are three main printer brands on the market today, they are: Epson, Primeria and Afinia.


Afinia Printer Canada


Primera Printer Canada

Epson ColorWorks

Epson ColorWorks Printer Canada

Kiaro! QuickLabel

Kario QuickLabel Printer Canada


Canon Printer Canada


Neuralabel Printer Canada


Trojan Printer Canada