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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSOR: Cognex March 26, 2012 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

A quantum leap in barcode reading performance >>

The DataMan 300 series of readers was developed to handle the most difficult-to-read DPM (Direct Part Mark) codes as well as challenging 1-D linear barcodes and 2-D Data Matrix codes and for indexed or high-speed lines.


Hand-Held ID: No strings attached >>

The wireless DataMan module is paired with the Intelligent Base Station equipped with separate communication ports for USB, RS-232 and Ethernet options making it the most versatile choice in the DataMan 8000 series.


Cognex Connect: Flexible communication modules >>

Offers a suite of Industrial Protocols: EtherNet/IP and PROFINET in addition to traditional support for USB and RS-232 The Cognex Connect communication modules offer security for customer investment as well as flexibility enabling users to modify their deployment and communication methods to meet future requirements.


DataMan 300 barcode reading demonstration videos >>

Here is a short video that demonstrates the capabilities of the most advanced fixed-mount industrial ID reader ever created: DataMan® 300.


Image-based barcode readers leap forward with breakthrough technology >>

Download this white paper to learn more about the advantages and limitations of lasers and imagers for ID reading applications.



Thieves target Liquid Tide

Is the brand awash in thefts, and what can be learned from a packaging perspective?

The fruits of packaging education

People talk a lot about packaging education—how there’s room for improvement, how it’s vitally important for the future, how the “brain drain” is looming as baby boomers reach retirement age and take all their manufacturing skills with them...

New CIJ printer enables expansion of Belgian water line

Belgian soft drinks producer EVIDEL installs new continuous ink-jet printer for 100% production uptime, maintenance-free pushbutton operation, and increased output...

Banded bundles replace shrink film wraps

Banding equipment slashes energy and packaging material costs, while also reducing both floor-space and environmental footprints...

Tray packs promote tomatoes as nutritious ‘candy’ for kids

On-the-go snack and lunch-box packaging options for cherry tomatoes are as kid-friendly as the contents are nutritious...

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