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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.
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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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FoxJet, An ITW Company: Integrated valve print head

Delivering a compact code with sharp definition on both case coding and primary product marking, FoxJet’s VX12 print head prints up to 1⁄2-in. high, including two lines of stacked print, and print speeds up to 650 ft./min.
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Squid Ink: Hi-resolution ink jet printing system

Featuring reliable bar code printing, ease of use, no-mess ink cartridges, and reasonably priced inks, the AutoPilot hi-resolution ink jet printing system from Squid Ink is an affordable solution for printing hi-resolution characters and other product information directly on porous or non-porous products.
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Wago Corporation: Thermal transfer printer

Able to print 100 terminal block markers in 10.7 seconds, Wago’s new Thermal Transfer smartPRINTER marks WMB markers, exclusive Continuous Marking Strips, wire/cable markers, push-button plates, and adhesive labels.
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SATO America, Inc: Affordable thermal printers

A new Value Line of desktop and industrial table-top thermal printers from Argox – a SATO company is designed to fulfill the application demands of emerging markets and industrial markets for cost effective, reliable products.
Domino D-Series Laser Red Tube vs standard
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Domino Printing Sciences: Scribing lasers

Domino Printing Sciences launches the latest editions to its D-Series range of scribing lasers including the introduction of a superior ‘i-Tech 10’ scan head offering greater production efficiencies and the launch of a new ‘Red Tube’ variant for Polypropylene (PP) applications.
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Toad-Ally Snax specializes in the production of chocolate-coated pretzels and chocolate-drizzled caramel popcorn.
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Pretzel maker navigates new twists in packaging

Toad-Ally Snax installs pouch vf/f/s and case coder upgrades to accommodate growing product demand.
2DMax+™
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Cognex Corporation: Barcode readers feature new software

Cognex Corporation integrated advanced 2DMax+™ code reading software technology into the compact DataMan® 100 and 200 fixed-mount barcode readers.
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Pallet labeling
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Pallet labeling

Pallet labeling system from Logopak, which includes an RFID option, prints and applies labels on one, two, or three sides of a pallet.
Coditherm
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About Packaging Robotics, Inc: Thermal-transfer printer

Although a thermal-transfer printer, Coditherm works like a pad printer, for flat or uneven surfaces.
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ID Technology: CO2 laser coder for PET bottles

The IDT Macsa K-1000 Series 9.3 Micron CO2 laser from ID Technology is designed specifically for the coding of plastic PET bottles, providing crisp, clear, consumer coding information with excellent contrast.
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Domino: Color digital label press

Domino’s N600i color digital label press combines the productivity of flexo with the flexibility of digital printing, while providing high-speed, high-quality delivery of labels: 50-75m/min. running speeds and nominal 1200dpi.
NutraBio bottles
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Nutritional supplement company saves money, reduces waste

NutraBio meets ever-changing labeling demands with digital label printing systems that reduce the need for label inventory and cut costs.
S-ICD
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FDA tracking proposal could require packaging line changes

Medical device makers would need to use automatic identification and data capture technology for marking implantable and all devices and their packaging.

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