Understanding the difference between Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Labels and how each one can benefit you in your business needs. Knowing which print technology to choose from is a vital part in printing the right type of label for your application. Labels can be purchased pre-printed, custom made or blank from many OEM Manufacturers online. A simple way to remember how to tell them apart is thermal transfer labels require a ribbon to print ink onto the labels and direct thermal does not. Get the answers here at the Barcode Boot Camp!