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ChromaLabel dots used by U.S. Automotive Industry

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September
2017
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Our dots applied to the interior of door handles that can easily be confused on the assembly line Lots of Dots Ordered...  We Were Curious... Over the past few months, we've noticed the same company purchasing a large quantity of our 1/4" Color Code dots in various colors. We could tell based on the email address that it was an automotive supply company, but had no real idea what the thousands upon thousands of dots were used for. Being curious folks, we emailed the buyer, and asked if they wouldn't mind sharing what they're using our products for. To our unexpected...

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Creative & Fun Uses for Kraft Paper Stickers

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March
2016
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What Do You Do With Kraft Dots? It's a question many thoughtful men and women have pondered over for many hundredths of a century. But never fear, our crafty Chromalabel community has concocted countless creative applications over the years, and we're here to freely impart this priceless knowledge upon you. Thanks to the creativity of our fearless leader, Dudley, we have one such favorite idea to share with you. Essential Oils & Kraft. Seriously? Many people use circle labels to mark the lids of their essential oils. What if you infused a dot with olfactory delighting oil to give the...

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Colors Display Differently on Each Device

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September
2015
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Whether it's a TV screen, computer monitor or phone, every device will render color differently. This isn't usually an apocalyptic-grade ordeal, but when you're selling color-centric products online (ahem), it's problematic. What we do to show colors accurately We represent the color of our labels as accurately as possible by calibrating our computer monitors. Every month, we turn off the lights in the office (Andrew always gets creeped out when this happens ... something about repressed childhood memories of dark basements, Oscar the Grouch and poison ivy), stick a Spyder4 on the monitor, and calibrate the display colors so they're...

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How to Use Color-Coding Tape For a Move

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June
2015
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I recently moved my wife and four kids 1,700 miles to the desert.   Let me rephrase that to give you a better picture of what actually happened: I stuffed 4 children, aged 9 and under into my minivan.  I then drove said minivan solo through scrubby Midwestern scenery (it's not actually scenery, in case you were wondering), a snowstorm, and 105-degree heat.  When we arrived, it took more than 2 weeks for our items to arrive, and in a condition that was less than perfect - to be generous.   Light Blue Tape on items we'll use this year...

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