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Tammy Reddy poses at the Bello Tea retail outlet in the French Market at Chicago’s Ogilvie Transportation Center.
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In-store printing on demand benefits Bello Tea

With its new in-store printer, Bello Tea can print labels on demand rather than order large quantities of preprinted labels at its two Chicago retail outlets.
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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.
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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.
Customers tout benefits of integrated, turnkey case label/print and tracking system
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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 printer
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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.

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