ITW Thermal Films manufactures, converts and distributes thermal transfer ribbons throughout the world. Its primary coating location is in Korea. The company is uniquely positioned to meet customers' needs with multiple converting locations around the world to ensure that the highest quality products are delivered in a timely and efficient manner. ITW Thermal Films North America was formerly known as Advent Thermal Transfer and ITW Specialty Films. Collectively, it has led the automatic identification industry for more than 10 years by changing the applications of hot-melt manufactured ribbons. Its Printhead Saver ribbons cover 95 percent of applications with two ribbon formulations, thus simplifying inventory management needs and directly saving time and money.