BlueStar Distributes Zebra Z Series® ZM400™/ZM600™ Thermal Printers

BlueStar is announcing its distribution of the new Zebra Z Series ZM400/ZM600 thermal printers for manufacturing, warehouse, and retail applications. These printers deliver 10-in.-per-second print speed capability as well as resolution up to 600 dpi.

Florence, KY, October 24, 2007 --( BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility and RFID products, is announcing its distribution of the Zebra Technologies Z Series ZM400 and ZM600 thermal printers.

The ZM400 and ZM600 have connectivity options that allow for even easier integration and increased productivity in a wide range of production and commercial environments, including automotive and electronics manufacturing and healthcare. With secure 802.11b/g wireless, USB 2.0 and simultaneous parallel and Ethernet connectivity, the printers build on Zebra’s tradition of delivering durable and reliable printers with unmatched performance characteristics. The easy-to-use ZM400/ZM600 thermal printers deliver 10-in.-per-second print speed capability; quick throughput; low maintenance; resolution up to 600 dpi; an XML-enabled printing option; and Asian-language support.

“The enhanced capabilities in the new ZM400 and ZM600 printers allow our customers to perform at the highest level—boosting productivity and the bottom line,” says Fred Susi, Director of Product Management for Zebra. “The multitude of optional features and flexibility make these Z Series printers great choices for a wide range of printing applications in manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, retail and other venues where high-duty cycle, speed and quick throughput are important.”

“Zebra has introduced a new printer series that not only adds flexibility and depth to the product line, but also continues to build on BlueStar’s offerings. The new Z Series printers encompass superior features that allow for ease-of-use, simple maintenance, and first-class performance. Zebra’s consistency with high-performance and top-quality printers is what continues to make Zebra the leading provider of on-demand thermal bar code label printers. As warehouses trend toward minimizing down time and increasing productivity, BlueStar will be able to meet these needs with the addition of the new Z Series to the Zebra solutions offered by BlueStar,” says Mark Fraker, BlueStar’s VP of Marketing.

About Zebra Technologies
Zebra Technologies Corporation helps companies identify, locate and track assets, transactions and people with on-demand specialty digital printing and automatic identification solutions. In more than 100 countries around the world, more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use innovative and reliable Zebra printers, supplies, RFID products and software to increase productivity, improve quality, lower costs, and deliver better customer service. Information about Zebra and Zebra-brand products can be found at

About BlueStar
BlueStar is a leading solutions-based distributor of point-of-sale, bar coding, data collection, radio frequency identification (RFID), and wireless mobility products. BlueStar works exclusively with VAR Partners, providing them with complete solutions at competitive prices. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers. For more information about BlueStar, please contact a BlueStar sales representative or log on to

Kacey King