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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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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.

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