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Advanced Vision Technology: Automatic inspection solution incorporated into digital printing press

Solution enables control over digital packaging print quality.
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A resource you should know about: GS1

GS1 US administers bar-code standards, but did you know about all these GS1 education, support, online tools, standards and events?
The finished, easy-open  cases are aesthetically  pleasing and include  precisely positioned die-cut  holes to view/scan internal  product barcodes.
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Automated packaging solution upgrades e-commerce efficiencies

Pet care products marketer/shipper reduces labor, packaging materials, and delivery costs, while increasing output speeds.
Each individually bagged product can be scanned for date of harvest and point of origin.
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Digital ink jet printing enhances food safety

Grower/packer implements advanced on-film labeling technology to track and trace fresh produce from field to store to kitchen.
Scanning system reduces changeovers from 26-plus minutes to 70 seconds
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Scanning system reduces changeovers from 26-plus minutes to 70 seconds

Watch this demonstration by Sick, Inc., maker of sensors, bar code scanners and related equipment, to see how its RapCo closed-loop system automates manual changeovers from one size box or carton to another, reducing changeover time from 26 minutes or more to 70 seconds.
High-speed, high-resolution printer is UDI ready
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High-speed, high-resolution printer is UDI ready

The InteliJet HD printer from Bell-Mark offers high-speed, high resolution printing (600 dpi) on the fly. It is designed to produce A-B quality bar codes on flexible packaging and is also suitable for the upcoming UDI mandate for medical devices.
New breed of on-demand case printer cuts costs
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New breed of on-demand case printer cuts costs

The Scribe 600 Printer from Script Technology Corp. is a rotary screen printing device that uses labeling software and a thermal imager to create an image in a stencil that is then placed on the cylinder to print corrugated substrates.
Integrated vision sensors with lighting and touch panel interface
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Integrated vision sensors with lighting and touch panel interface

Banner Engineering demonstrates how its iVu Integrated Vision Sensors for bar code, date-code presence/absence and other applications can be made more effective by integrating lighting, vision sensing and a user-friendly touch-panel interface.
On demand label printer
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On demand label printer

With the four-color on-demand label printer they introduced at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Epson lowered the operating cost, increased print quality, and ramped up speed. Improved print head and the addition of black to the mix of inks makes a big difference.
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ID Technology: CIJ printer workstation

A new workstation for the Citronix ciSeries of CIJ inkjet printers from ID Technology features a sturdy stainless steel stand, has a small footprint for easy integration into production lines, and is ergonomically designed to facilitate easy viewing of the display, convenient data entry, and access to the printer.
Laser coder for metal or hard plastics
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Laser coder for metal or hard plastics

New laser coding machine from Markem Imaje is especially suitable for marking on metal, hard plastics, or foil. This permanent marking system can be integrated right into a production line.
Digital TIJ ink for non-porous substrates
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Digital TIJ ink for non-porous substrates

New ink from Code Tech for digital thermal ink-jet coding is for use in HP disposable ink-jet cartridges. This is a thermal resin ink that dries by adhesion as opposed to evaporation, which makes it suitable for a variety of non-porous substrates.
Power up your packaging line
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Power up your packaging line

SmartLase C series offers the right configuration for each industry, always providing a solution whatever the rate, size and substrate of the product (wide choice of lenses, scan heads and laser sources). SL C150, SL C350 and SL C350 L are designed for markets such as frozen food, chocolate confectionery and dried process food that need to code paper-based containers. SL C150 S and SL C350 S are designed to code on PET, reducing the risk of piercing containers, even lightweight thin-walled bottles.
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Eliminate preprinted corrugated cases
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Eliminate preprinted corrugated cases

FoxJet's flagship line, the Trident-powered ProSeries of industrial inkjet printers, prints bar codes, date and lot codes, and other variable information directly on the side of corrugated cases, eliminating the need for preprinted cases.
One platform, many print technologies
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One platform, many print technologies

Matthews Marking Systems' Viacode print management platform for high-speed packaging lines manages messages and settings across one or several production lines or packaging locations, providing industrial printing for primary, secondary, and tertiary packages.

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