Bar code printing

Feature Article

Alternatives to spiral stretch wrapping

Insights from the updated 2013 End-of-line Packaging Equipment Playbook...
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Sandra Lewis, Vice President of Government Relations and Industry Affairs, Earth911, Inc.
Feature Article

Consumers: The solution to recycling?

Have we given up on changing consumer behavior around package material recycling? Or, are there tools that we can use to ‘move the needle forward.’ Earth911 thinks change is possible.
A high-speed delta robot uses a vacuum end-of-arm tool to pick up individual diagnostic test kits and feed them to a flow wrapper.
Machine Case Study

Packaging is part of robotics’ banner year

The North American robotics industry achieved record growth of 17% in 2012, and as these firsthand accounts prove, packaging applications played a part in that phenomenal expansion.
Shown here is the winner of the challenge in 2012 (Photo A)
Package Case Study

Heineken finds package designs through crowdsourcing

From ideas about sustainable packaging to insights into what consumers age 60 and over would like to see in beer packaging—lots can be learned from
Supplier News

Pro Mach’s ID Technology division acquires Winco ID

Strengthening North America-wide customer support with a sixth regional label converting facility ID Technology aims to provide more access to high-quality labeling, coding, and marking products and services; New Hampshire-based Winco ID provides regional base to enhance service and support for Northeast customers.
Machine Product Brief

NJM: Print & apply labeler

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #1714! Able to apply vertical and horizontal labels at speeds up to 60/min., NJM Packaging’s new Model 402 Final Touch Print & Apply Labeler improves upon its predecessor, the Model 400: it offers simpler operation with fewer moving parts; reduces maintenance and eases installation; increases versatility; and provides a smaller footprint.
Supplier News

Pro Mach’s ID Technology Division acquires Colet

In order to strengthen service and support for Canadian customers, Pro Mach, Inc. has announced that its labeling, coding, and marking systems division, ID Technology, has acquired Toronto, Ontario-based Colet, a label manufacturer and provider of packaging supplies.
Dirk Rodgers

Will generic pharmaceutical manufacturers serialize their drugs in time?

Consider what impact it might have on your business if your company is not ready.
Driscoll’s, a major marketer of fresh berries, incorporates the pre-labeled clam shell packaging approach.
Machine Case Study

Amping up fresh produce labeling flexibility

Thermoformed container supplier brings variable label printing in-house and harvests benefits of digital ink jet print versatility.
1420mm x 1120mm Beverage Pallet
Materials Product Brief

Orbis: Beverage pallet

Durable 1420mm x 1120mm pallet system drives efficiency throughout the Asian market.


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