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Customers tout benefits of integrated, turnkey case label/print and tracking system

Watch this video to learn why executives from Dish Network, Wacoal America, Whitmor, Inc., and Kimble Chase have profited from SATO America's integrated, scalable solution for thermal printing of peel-off labels, software tracking and easy upload of data to enterprise/business systems.
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Script Technology: New case coding concept

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth C-2500! Script Technology Corp. has introduced an entirely new concept in “on-line case coding,” and they will be showing it at the Fox IV Technologies booth.
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Matthews: Thermal inkjet printer

The new Viacode L-Series thermal inkjet printer from Matthews Marking Systems uses the same cartridge technology found in desktop printers, and provides high native print resolution (600 x 600 dpi) at speeds up to 200 ft./min. -- nearly twice the speed of previous thermal inkjet systems, according to the company.
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Leibinger: Snap on/off inkjet printhead

Leibinger’s JET3 and JET2neo inkjet printers are now available with Quick-Snap head brackets, making the assembly and re-assembly of the print head easy, even in hard to reach places.
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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.
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Iconotech: Case/kraft bag printing

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #S-6077! Iconotech’s Optimizer KR-Universal integrated feeding and printing system for shipping cases and kraft bags is designed for medium- to high-volume runs of rsc cases, die cuts, and multi-wall kraft bags.
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Linx: CIJ printer

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #5866! The new Linx 5900 CIJ (Continuous Ink Jet) printer features fast and reliable three-line coding which may be further upgraded when required.
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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.
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Amping up fresh produce labeling flexibility

Thermoformed container supplier brings variable label printing in-house and harvests benefits of digital ink jet print versatility.
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Videojet: Ultra high speed continuous ink jet printers

Up to 40% faster than the Videojet Excel UHS, Videojet’s 1620 Ultra High Speed and 1650 Ultra High Speed continuous ink jet printers incorporate the Videojet Precision Ink Drop system and patented CleanFlo technology to deliver more code content for high speed packaging operations.
BD recently entered the pharmaceutical industry with a new line of generic prefilled injectable products called BD Simplist. One of the first two drugs launched is BD Simplist™ Metoclopramide Injection, USP. Both its outer package and the inner container are printed with a 2D barcode and with the NDC, serial number, lot number, and expiration date "human readable."
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A reprieve from California e-pedigree?

House and Senate serialization bills could push back packaging line expenditures, but wouldn’t do much to counter pharmaceutical counterfeiting.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Color inkjet printer fulfills GHS labeling mandates

Weber Packaging Solutions’ new Epson ColorWorks GP-C831 inkjet printer is an industrial-strength, high-speed label printer suitable for GHS (Globally Harmonized System) large-format drum and chemical labels, and provides label print speeds up to 16.5 pages/min. to print on pressure-sensitive labels up to 8-in. x 22-in.
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Domino: Continuous ink jet printer

Using a new i-Tech (intelligent Technology) service-free ink system Domino’s A420i continuous ink jet (CIJ) coding solution delivers ultra-low makeup usage and new print head variants to increase efficiency and functionality, and reduce costs and operator intervention to provide the lowest total cost of ownership of any ink jet printer on the market, according to the company.
The Linx 7900 continuous ink jet printer.
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Fish processer counts on CIJ printers

Two printers are meeting the exacting demands of Espersen Lietuva UAB, a Danish company that is one of the most modern fish processing companies in Europe.
A preprinted pharmaceutical carton showing the GS1-128 bar code (on right, with 20 digits) required by China’s PIATS program is printed by RSI printheads using HP’s TIJ (thermal ink-jet) 2.5 cartridge technology. HP’s TIJ 2.5 can print at resolutions up to 600 dpi. RSI optimizes bar-code resolution and print-cartridge life using patent-pending Variable DPI and nozzle-flipping features. Hailong incorporated RSI’s HP-based printers into its track-and-trace system for PIATS.
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Printing technology helps Chinese firm meet that country’s product identification requirements

Hailong Machinery Group uses thermal ink-jet technology to print high-density, high-resolution bar codes and text on primary and secondary packaging.

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