Progressive-ID work along wide the worlds leading Thermal Transfer Ribbon manufacturers to ensure our customers get the most reliable and best printing they can from their hardware.
We are VAR of Official Toshiba ribbons and are partnered with other thermal ribbon manufacturers such as Zebra, ITW, Clearmark ICE and Armor.

With our experienced staff we can identify and pair the best grade of ribbon suited to your media and hardware, we can offer in-house comparisons to ensure the best ribbon grade, width, or manufacturer to go with your media and printers.
Contact us to find out about sending in samples.

As a Toshiba VAR we hold most widths of Toshiba AG2 in stock and aim for next day delivery on all ranges if ordered before 2pm. if you have special requirements or have questions regarding ribbon types, Contact Us and we can help.
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Ribbon Stock

Thermal Ribbon Grades

Wax Thermal Ribbons

Entry level ribbons suitable only for Flat-head printhead technology onto a wide range of paper types where there is light direct contact or handling. General purpose usage, ideal for warehouse packaging — bin and shelf edge labelling, box end packaging.

    Wax-resin Thermal Ribbons

    Where there is frequent direct contact or handling or printed image is subject to outdoor elements. Ideal applications include transport and logistics, warehousing and distribution, manufacturing, retail — punnet labels, swing tags and hang tags — and specialist retail industries.

      Resin Thermal Ribbons

      Where printed image is subject to extreme conditions and heavy direct contact including abrasion, heat or chemical contact. Ideal for use in industrial, electronic, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive and textile industries.


        • Toshiba AW3
        • Armor AWR8
        • Toshiba SW1
        • ITW B220


        • Toshiba AG2
        • ITW B112
        • Armor APR 6
        • ICE CM500


        • Toshiba AS2
        • Armor AXR 9
        • ITW B325