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SPONSOR: SATO America, Inc. June 5, 2012 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Video & case study: DISH Network deploys SATO’s 2ST solution >>

DISH Network needed a solution that provided more flexibility and visibility for an externally applied label. After looking at several solutions that were cost and size prohibitive, they deployed SATO's 2ST 2-sided direct thermal label printer. See a video and read the case study.

SATO America, Inc.

GS1-128 and print & apply: Perfect partners >>

Did you know ink-jet printing systems on brown corrugated are not GS1-128 compliant? Print technology selection can be the difference between failure and success in a barcoding application. Read how thermal-based, print & apply systems are a superior choice over ink-jet systems in any barcode printing application.

SATO America, Inc.

Video: SATO print engine featured in new Tamp-Blow all-electric print/apply labeler >>

SATO’s S84 series print engine featured in Diagraph's new Tamp-Blow print/apply labeler. This new all-electric labeler includes a servo-drive tamp-blow module for non-contact labeling. SATO’s S84 series print engine features quick-change wear parts and interchangeable print resolutions of 203dpi, 305dpi or 609dpi.

SATO America, Inc.

Thermal transfer v. direct thermal printing: Five key considerations >>

This easy to understand white paper clearly describes the differences between thermal transfer and direct thermal printing, and charts the strengths and weaknesses of both technologies. Detailed explanations reveal the key issues to consider when deciding the most suitable technology for your labeling application.

SATO America, Inc.

Video: Top & bottom labeling with SATO print engine and Label-Aire printer applicator >>

This top/bottom print and apply system from Label-Aire uses a SATO M8490Se print engine integrated to a Label-Aire 3138-NV, tamp-blow printer applicator for the top labeling system and a SATO M8490Se mated to a Label-Aire 3138-NV, merge-apply printer applicator for the bottom labeling system.

SATO America, Inc.

'It’s not innovation if people won’t buy it'

Plenty of yardsticks can be used to quantify how successful a packaging innovation has been...

Blow/fill aseptic line—small footprint, big impact

Italian beverage producer Paradiso SpA can now ship aseptically filled PET bottles of teas, isotonic drinks, and other beverages along with its mineral waters and soft drinks...

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...

Snapware puts a lid on label variability

Using a single supplier for new labels and automated labeling equipment allows plastic storage container supplier to maximize efficiency and enhance product quality...

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