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10.6: Enable dot matrix printing in Snow Leopard
Authored by: operator207 on May 26, '10 06:58:18AM

I work for a publishing company (Newspapers) we use them at every location. For bundle tops (your paper thrower gets a bundle with a piece of paper on it telling him what it is and where to throw it) and for labels (some newspapers are hand delivered, ever see a sticker on the paper denoting where it was delivered to? Very common to see these in hotels)

They are a cheap way of making labels on a large scale quantity. Most magazines use them, look at the label on your magazines that are mailed to you.

We are starting to convert to laser printing, but as of right now, the paper to do that (sheets of labels instead of ribbons of labels) is still expensive. If we buy enough in bulk it breaks even, but you then run into the problem of storing it.

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