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Accraply, Inc A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: Wraparound labeler

Accraply offers its Model 9000VF Vertical Fixture wraparound labeler.
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Wal-Mart launches plan to reduce packaging

Retailer will use a scorecard for suppliers to make purchasing decisions for packaging. New initiative aims to reduce packaging by 5% and save $3.4 billion.
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Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Enterprise coding and traceability solutions

Markem will launch its enterprise coding and traceability solutions at Pack Expo.
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Multivac Inc: Cross web labeling system

The new Multivac 6000 Cross Web labeling system features a redesigned dispensing head for optimal sanitation, easier operation with touch panel display, and increased cycle speeds to accelerate production by as much as 33%.
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Pack Expo International turns 50

The year's largest resource for all things packaging comes to Chicago with two new technology pavilions for attendees to visit. Also debuting: Pack Expo Selects.
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Smart tag and label

Schober USA introduces its STP (Smart Tag and Ticket Processor), incorporating the company's 2nd Generation RFID technology with the ability to read HF, UHF, and EPC GEN 2 tags.
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Cornerstone Automation Systems Inc: Pallet Cuber

As part of its SolidCube line, Cornerstone Automation System offers the CASI-6961, a free-standing pallet system that allows in-motion cube dimensioning of palletized goods.
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Tharo Systems, Inc: Tharo Systems, Inc: Tharo Systems, Inc: Tharo Systems, Inc: RFID Troubleshooter

Tharo Systems has created an RFID Troubleshooter to guide their EASYLABEL software users through the process of printing and encoding RFID smart labels, as well as resolve common RFID encoding problems.
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Label-Aire: Inline labeling

Label-Aire has introduced the 6115 Labeling System with Orienting Wrap.
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Bag labeler

Suitable for coffee, pasta, and more, the Top of Bag Labeler from EPI is designed to apply labels to hold down the top of bags and/or to be used as a reclosable feature.
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UHF benefits updated

A recent white paper does much to dispel lingering myths about what UHF can't do, and does it authoritatively. It makes a compelling case for UHF­­—over HF—by companies that know the technology inside out.
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Joint Venture Supports Clemson's Rfid Efforts

Printpack, Inc. (www.printpack.com) and MSA Systems, Inc. (www.msasys.com) announced a joint venture to install RFID reading and measurement equipment in a new lab at Clemson University's Packaging Science Department.
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RFID Applications: California dreamin'

Pedigree compromise in Golden State has RFID vendors expecting wider drug industry adoption.
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Hot insights from Cold Chain forum

A report from last week's 4th Annual Cold Chain Distribution for Pharmaceuticals forum focusing on temperature-controlled packaging, shipping, distribution, and storage for pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals.
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The looming impact of integration, WiFi, RFID

Technological advances have already driven dramatic improvements in manufacturing. But according to Sudipta Bhattacharya, a senior vice president at SAP Labs LLC, based in Irving, Texas, the best is still to come. What’s more, it’s just over the next horizon.

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