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Founded in 1981, START International, headquartered in Addison, Texas, USA, benefits the manufacturing and logistics industries by providing industry-standard packaging and labelling solutions. Read More


Material Handling

Adhesives Sealants and Tape

About Start International

START International's extensive catalogue includes various tape dispensers, label dispensers and non-adhesive cutters. The brand's label dispensers automatically peel most types of labels and die-cut parts made from paper, polyester, vinyl, acetate, foam and foil. They feature a photosensor to ensure that the unit peels, dispenses and advances accurately and consistently. START International bottle labellers dispenses narrow die-cut labels for labelling boxes, bags and packaging. They are suitable for industrial uses like assembly and packaging. These labellers are made of anodised aluminium and have a specialised sensor that automatically adjusts the label stroke.

Things To Consider

Cross-Reference Alternatives

START International products' model numbers generally cross individual reference to the equivalent Shurtape & Better MPNs (manufacturer's part numbers). So, if you're looking for tape or label dispensers that are either out of stock or obsolete, chances are Raptor Supplies has the alternate product available.


These START International products are generally small in size and require compact packaging. They are suitable for courier shipment and not air freight.

Major Trade Names

TBC50 Heavy-Duty Non-Adhesive Material Cutters

These cutters can be easily programmed to set length, quantity and feed speed. Their high-speed operation cuts up to 140 pieces per minute at 2 inch (50 mm) length. They shut off automatically if mate...Read More 

zcM1000 Electric Tape Dispensers

These tape dispensers are ideal for medium to high production of repetitive taping. They have programmable photocell / pushbutton actuated feed & cut to override preset lengths. These CE-certified uni...Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the label dispenser know to advance another label?

The brand's dispensers use a highly dependable photosensor mechanism that detects the label's edge. Adjusting the photosensor with the wing screw allows you to alter the distance, giving you more freedom in label dispensing.

Can START International units dispense double-sided tape?

The brand's tape dispensers can dispense double-sided tape as long as a liner stays on one side of the tape.

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