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EPI Labelers celebrates 30th Anniversary on March 15, 2011

To celebrate 30 years of designing and building labeling equipment for the packaging industry, EPI Labelers will be offering 30th Anniversary prizes to Facebook fans ( and Twitter followers (@epilabelers).  
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Machine Product Brief

Tharo Systems, Inc: Portable RFID reader

Tharo’s PR100 Portable Gen2 RFID Reader is designed for ease of use, comfort and mobility. 
Machine Product Brief

SATO America, Inc: Printers for retail applications

Designed for short- to medium-batch and demand print runs, the TG3 Series of printers from SATO feature an automated print-cut-stack function, separation of tags for batch printing, energy-saving LCD display, precision cutting of tags/labels, and the ability to perform standalone printing.
Materials Product Brief

Wausau Paper: Food packaging paper swatchbook

Wausau Paper’s Food Packaging Swatchbook highlights paper options and performance characteristics to help designers and manufacturers specify paper for various food packaging applications.


ARC Forum points to the need for packaging machinery standards

A scheduling conflict kept me from attending this year's ARC Forum in Orlando. But Keith Campbell—esteemed colleague, automation expert, and author of OnTheEdge blog—made it to the event, so I bring you his observations.
Supplier News

McDowell Label celebrates 30 years of innovation & manufacturing in the US

The Honorable Sam Johnson, member of Congress, presented a flag of the United States of America, which was flown over the US Capitol in recognition of McDowell Label for 30 years of innovation and manufacturing in the USA.
Feature Article

LCA in transport packaging

Today the pressure is on to utilize materials that are as environmentally friendly as possible. One of the key methods used by packaging providers to "prove" the superiority of their solutions is to conduct a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).
Controls Product Brief

QSI Corporation: HMI for rugged environments

QSI Corporation’s QTERM-A12 HMI performs in extreme environments: meets NEMA-4X / IP66 specifications; operates in -30 to 70 °C (-22 to 158 °F); and is UL 508 and UL Class I Div 2 certified pending.

Interphex 2011 New York programs announced

Educational program to feature biopharmaceutical manufacturing topics. Meanwhile, ISPE will again sponsor the March 29-31 event in New York.
Package Case Study

Bold, debossed label gets small-lot winery in the game

Caliza Winery uses modern, yet elegant labels that combine visual intrigue with a strong, tactile feel to create a high level of differentiation.


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