Machinery

Coding/Marking

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Primer
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Ten tips for buying coding/marking equipment for cases and pallets

The handling of cases hasn’t changed, but the information required on the cases has.
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Paperboard sleeves are now stacked in a friction feeder that delivers them to the ink-jet coding system.
Machine Case Study
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Date coding of paperboard sleeves made easy

A new ink-jet coder frees up operators who used to spend a lot of time peeling stickers from a release liner and applying them to paperboard sleeves.
Live from Interphex:  New products from The Challenge Printing Company
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Live from Interphex: New products from The Challenge Printing Company

The Challenge Printing Company introduces an expanded product line, including a variety of labels, and serialized booklets.
Live From Interphex: Carton printing track and trace module
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Live From Interphex: Carton printing track and trace module

The Bosch CPS800 is a carton printing system module, which consists of a print and a camera to automatically print and verify up to 400 cartons per minute. Tracking data is printed onto the product and automatically checked for accuracy by the camera with reads each printed digit. Within milliseconds it compares the human-readable text with the 2D data matrix code and verifies it for accuracy.
BD GTIN
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Becton, Dickinson takes proactive stance on device identification

Medical technology company/Mercy Health System’s joint packaging data integration program includes some 650 products and 950 global trade ID numbers.
Machine Product Brief
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Videojet Technologies Inc: Printer gets specially formulated inks

Videojet introduces three new inks for its 1000 Line of continuous ink jet printers: V489-C pigmented black ink; V438-D black heat-cure ink; and V413-D black returnable bottling ink.
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Comparing ink-jet technologies: continuous vs. thermal

Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ) and Thermal Ink Jet (TIJ) are the two predominant ink jet technologies used in primary package industrial coding applications. Each technology has an inherent set of operating considerations.
Napa Valley Laser Coding Solution
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Napa Valley Laser Coding Solution

Matthews Marking Products offers the finest laser coding systems within the marking products industry. Contact Matthews to discuss the ownership of this luxury coding system with the affordability of a table wine.
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Machine Product Brief
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Squid Ink: Dot matrix printer

Printing high-quality dot matrix characters on a variety of products, the SQ/2 ink jet printing system from Squid Ink uses a patented micro-channeling technology to eliminate the need for a costly array of fluid valves.
Machine Product Brief
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FoxJet, An ITW Company: Printhead, controller

FoxJet has introduced two new products: the Marksman DuoXT Controller and the ProSeries NP384 Printhead for non-pourous surfaces, which has been designed to work with the controller.
A leveraged exchange
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A leveraged exchange

See how to recapture control from your box supplier and all the leverage that goes with it.
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Ink-jet lowers cost of consumables
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Ink-jet lowers cost of consumables

Hitachi at Pack Expo Las Vegas introduced the PH Series ink jet printer.
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Feature Article
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9 tips for buying coding/marking systems for primary packaging

The following practices are recommended to those specifying coding and marking equipment for primary packaging:
Machine Product Brief
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Mettler Toledo, Inc: Large-capacity printer creates innovative labels

Combining powerful computing and high-capacity printing into one housing, Mettler Toledo’s easy-to-use UC-LP high-speed prepack printer helps retailers maximize marketing potential through innovative and creative labels that comply with government labeling regulations.
August Faller
Machine Case Study
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August Faller’s new line codes and prints pharmaceutical folding cartons

Printing, serialization, and coding line in Germany helps secondary packaging supplier meet global market needs of pharmaceutical companies.

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