SATO America, Inc.

SATO, the world's largest supplier of print engines, set the industry standard. SATO's industrial thermal barcode printers are known for reliability. Engineered for demanding requirements, SATO printers and consumables provide the highest quality results in even the harshest environments.

SATO is an award winning, worldwide manufacturer of Thermal Print Engines, Industrial Thermal and Laser printers, RFID embedded tags and labels.  SATO solutions feature Barcode and RFID enable solutions for business to identify, track and manage their products and assets across the supply chain.

SATO America is the national sales, service, manufacturing and marketing entity of the SATO Corporation for North America.  SATO features IoT solutions for retail, manufacturing, horticulture, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and others.
The company’s extensive product line encompasses:

  • Thermal printers
  • RFID smart printers
  • RFID and thermal labels and tags
  • High speed laser printers
  • Label design software
  • Handheld labelers
  • Genuine SATO labels and ribbons

SATO Printers are the ultimate component in a variety of packaging, supply chain coding and marking applications including case/carton and flexible packaging labeling. Learn more at


CLNX Series | High-Performance Thermal Printer

CL408NX | CL412NX | CL424NX | CL608NX | CL612NX Voted Best for Reliability. No other barcode printer manufacturer can make this claim about its printers, as only SATO received the 2016 best for reliability award by resellers and integrators of the industry. SATO's CLNX Series sets a new and exciting industry standard for ease of use, intelligence, emulations, connectivity, speed of processing data streams and user activity interface. Built with integrity, designed with the operator and productivity in mind, the CLNX will surpass your expectation of today’s printing technology.Certified Integration with SAP® Auto-ID InfrastructureSolid Construction10-Inch OD Media Roll and 600 Meter RibbonEasy Media AccessOn-board Help Videos

S84/86-ex Series | High Performance Print Engines

SATO's new S84/86-ex print engine, designed for high volume, 24/7 mission critical print & apply labeling operations. Engineered for ease-of-use, without sacrificing advancements in technology, the S84/86-ex provides next generation expertise with uncompromising quality from the world's print engine leaders.Easy to Use     Two Color Status LED and LCD    Best-in-class Print Speed and Throughput    Simple Standalone Mode Support    Downloadable/Uploadable Printer Setting, Log, Data, via SD and USBQuick Maintenance    Easy Printhead and Roller Replacement    Convenient Access to Backside    Tool-less Sensor Cover Replacement/CleaningEnhanced Connectivity    Multiple Interfaces On-board    D-SUB 25 pin EXT Interface - NPN/PNP Connection    Standard Emulations On-board, SZPL, SDPL, SIPL    Multi-national Language Support
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Print-and-Apply Labelers
SATO is the world's largest supplier of print/apply engines. Designed specifically for integration into automatic print/apply systems, the components of these high duty-cycle engines are selected for reliable performance over extended periods of time.
The SATO RFID printer reads, writes and prints your "Smart" labels. As well as printing a visual image, text or barcode on the label surface, the RFID printer reads and writes on the thin transponder, embedded in the label.
SATO Customer Testimonials

Candid interviews with SATO customers detailing their experience with SATO solutions; from planning to implementation.

CLNX Series

The new CLNX Series offers a vast array of standard features that are unequaled by its competition. Printer setups, operation and maintenance are supremely easy and intuitive.

SATO America, Inc. Content
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