AstroNova Unveils Newest Digital Color Label Printer

August 9, 2018

The Kiaro!® QL-120 Integrates Industry’s Fastest Print Speeds with 1200 dpi Resolution for Exceptional Customer Experience

AstroNova, Inc., (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, today announced that its QuickLabel® business unit has launched the first of its second-generation Kiaro! digital inkjet color label printers, the Kiaro! QL-120. The QL-120 combines high resolution with the industry’s fastest print speeds, giving business owners a powerful tool to produce professional-quality color labels in-house and on- demand, at a fraction of the cost and time of outsourcing.

Built on AstroNova’s proven industry-leading Kiaro! digital color label printing technology, the new ...

Built on AstroNova’s proven industry-leading Kiaro! digital color label printing technology, the new QL-120 delivers enhanced print quality, performance and reliability. (Photo: Business Wire)

Built on AstroNova’s proven industry-leading Kiaro! digital color label printing technology, the new QL-120 delivers enhanced print quality, performance and reliability. With the QL-120, print speed has been increased by 50 percent to 12” (305 mm)/sec and a new high-speed auto-cutter is now standard. Other benefits include the ability to print narrow widths as small as 0.5” (12.7 mm), seamless networking capabilities and extended printhead life. At a resolution of 1200 dpi, the printer ensures that even the smallest font sizes and images look crisp, while superior color management capabilities yield brilliant, true-to-life images. The QL-120’s durable ink formulation has an exceptional color range and allows printing on a wider variety of materials. Because the printed label is more resistant to water, oil, and solvents, the QL-120 is ideal for a broad range of applications from food and beverage, to chemicals, cosmetics, medical and industrial labeling.

“As the latest innovation in our ‘total solution’ product offerings, the QL-120 exemplifies the long history of QuickLabel as a customer-centric business focused on helping companies build great brands,” said AstroNova President and CEO Greg Woods. “The QL-120 allows new and existing customers to print vivid, compelling labels for their branded products cost effectively, when they need them.”

The QL-120 is available for commercial shipments worldwide beginning today. For more information, visit or contact (877) 757-7978 or (401) 828-4000 ext. 9638.

About AstroNova
AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies since 1969, designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad range of products that acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats. The Product Identification segment offers a variety of hardware and software products and associated supplies that allow customers to mark, track and enhance the appearance of their products. The segment’s two business units are QuickLabel®, the industry leader in tabletop digital color label printing and TrojanLabel®, an innovative leader for professional label presses and specialty printers. The Test and Measurement segment includes the Test & Measurement business unit, which offers a suite of products and services that acquire, record and analyze electronic signal data from local and networked sensors. The segment also includes the AstroNova Aerospace business unit, which designs and manufactures avionics equipment and systems that serve the world’s aerospace and defense industries with proven advanced airborne technology solutions for both the cockpit and the cabin. The key products include flight deck printers, networking hardware and related accessories. AstroNova is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index and the LD Micro Index (INDEXNYSEGIS: LDMICRO). Additional information is available by visiting

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