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Which Tagging Gun brand is best for you?

If you’re involved with marking up your merchandise with the correct prices, you’ll already know how important the choice of tagging gun is. When you’re dealing with fine garments one minute and perhaps something a little more heavy-duty the next, your tagging gun needs to be fit for purpose.

Using tagging guns that aren’t the best fit can cause your business a couple of issues. Firstly, you may find that tags simply don’t stay in place and this damages the customer experience. Secondly, the wrong tagging gun and tagging needles have the potential to damage your merchandise.

We’re going to take a look at some of the best tagging gun brands. This overview will help you to see what’s out there so that you can, more easily, choose the right one for you.

When are tagging guns used?

Perhaps the most common use of tagging guns can be seen on clothing. They provide the ideal way to price up items of clothing and to ensure that they remain in place. It’s not just clothing though. You will also find that tagging guns are can be used on almost all kinds of fabric. You can see them being utilised for the likes of:

  • Shoes
  • Linen
  • Throws
  • Pillows
  • Cuddly toys
  • Items of furniture and sampling gear

This list is hardly definitive. However, what it does do is highlight the diverse uses that exist for tagging guns. This shows, even more, why choosing the right one is essential. Let’s explore some of the tagging gun brands now.

Top tagging gun brands

Here, we’re going to spend some time considering some of the very best tagging gun brands. These are names that are instantly recognisable within the industry and are all known for producing tagging guns of the best quality.:


This well-respected tagging gun brand, Arrow produces the  StandardMk1 Gun which what is considered one of the best economical tag guns that exist. Being economical certainly doesn’t impact the usability of this tagging gun and you’ll find that its operation is almost effortless.

This tagging gun is capable of being used for a variety of fabrics and it works equally well with standard, medium, and heavyweight. Despite this being at the lower end of the price scale, you will still find that it is highly durable and built to last.

Avery Dennison

There are times when tagging guns need to be industrial strength and have the ability to deal with the most heavy-duty materials that there are. Other times, what is needed is a much finer touch. This is when the Avery Dennison fine tagging gun comes in.

This tagging gun brand is there whenever you need a fine application. While being economical, it is also highly reliable and durable.


This tagging gun brand comes from Japan and provides another option for those who are looking for a more delicate touch. Most commonly used in the apparel industry, you will find that Banok tagging guns also have a wide range of uses.

The Banok MK1 will work well with any Standard or Fine micro-spaced attachments. It is also a versatile tagging gun that is compatible with Polyprop & Nylon attachments when that added insertion strength is needed.  Available in S, SL, X & XL.

Fire A Tag

As far as tagging gun brands go, Fire A Tag is certainly well known and respected in the industry. The MK11 tagging gun uses all standard attachments. It also uses standard MK2 tagging needles. These tagging guns are ideal for when you want to attach labels to any kind of garment.

U Tach

You’ll find this tagging gun brand is widely used in garment and soft furnishing factories. This is a gun that works fantastically well with micro spaced and standard 50 clip attachments. The guns are so popular because of how lightweight they are.

The way in which these guns operate is something else that makes them so popular. With a single press, you can attach the tags that you need and be confident of continuous use that is jam-free.  Available in Standard & Fine and takes Mk2 Needles.

For more information on any of our tagging guns, please view our full range here, or get in touch and our specialist team will be able to help guide you and advise on all of our workroom products.
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