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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Silver Fox have invested a great deal of time and money in researching and developing our software and labelling products. This commitment to continuous innovation has been responsible for a long list of industry firsts designed to make life easier for our customers by simplifying processes, improving quality, durability and performance, saving time or reducing costs.

1994

Automated Krone Block Labelling introduced

First company to introduce automated pre-perforated sheets for labelling Krone Blocks tied into a template in our labelling software

1995

Sofware with pre-built templates for all the major manufactuers launched

First company to offer labelling sofware with pre-built templates for all the major manufactuers of patch panels in conjunction with purpose made labels

1998

Introduction of EIA/TIA 606 colour-coded labels

First company to introduce EIA/TIA 606 colour-coded labels

1999

Introduction of 32-bit labelling software

First company to introduce a 32-bit labelling software

Introduction of laser printable tie-on cable labels

First company to introduce laser printable tie-on cable labels

Tests begin of our pipeline ID tape

First company to test our pipeline ID tape according to the stringent SAE J 1960 test

2000

DDF Frame label identification methodology introduced

First company to introduce the methodology via a commercial labelling software to identify labels on DDF Frames

2001

Non-jargon context-sensitive help launched

Introduced non-jargon context-sensitive help in our software including screen dumps, photographs, tutorials and worked examples

2002

“Plug’N’Play” thermal printer released

First company to introduce a ‘Plug’N’Play’ thermal printer

Introduction of 50mm length label for 2-part wire marking

First company to introduce a 50mm length label for 2-part wire marking

2003

“try-before-you-buy” downloadable labelling software released

First labelling company to introduce a ‘try-before-you-buy’ web-downloadable labelling software

2005

Labels tested for H2S

First company to test labels for H2S

2006

Multiple rolls of heatshrink printing available

Introduction of multiple rolls of heatshrink for printing through our thermal printer

Automatic software updates released

First labelling company to include automated web-update on our labelling software.

2007

Introduction of satellite software technology

First company to introduce satellite software technology in conjunction with our Professional labelling software

Our Professional labelling software gets cross-ferruling feature

Introduced cross-ferruling into our Professional labelling software

Laser printable 2-part system launched

First company to introduce laser printable 2-part system

Resistor colour-coding functionality released

First company to include resistor colour-coding functionality into labelling software for wire markers via a standard colour laser printer

Multiple roll non-shrink tubing introduced

First company to introduce multiple roll non-shrink tubing for wire marking

2009

DTP-1 Thermal Printer Launched

Introduced our DTP-1 Thermal Printer

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