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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSOR: Cognex June 7, 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: DataManĀ® 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.



Canadian trade group holds 2012 meeting in U.S.

Our Northern neighbors came to Richmond, VA, on May 17 for a series of presentations.

NACD 2012 Packages of the Year announced

Twenty-two packages are recognized for innovation, sustainability, graphics, decoration, shape, closure, texture, ease-of-use, consumer appeal, and technical merit...

Revamped packaging boosts beans' marketing profile

Hot-fill tubs with unique closure system lure consumer attention, reap innovative design recognition, and down-size carbon footprint...

Bonometti puts the emphasis squarely on the meat

'Super-protruding vacuum skin packaging' is a new approach to merchandising fresh red meat that draws the eye of the consumer more powerfully than ever...

Recyclability, sustainability gain momentum at HealthPack 2012

Growing hospital waste is addressed in at least three different sessions at the Albuquerque event...

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Beverage Roundtable: It's good for you!
Watch three designer Guest Critics review three packages that promote healthy product attributes. Then scroll down for designer and product details and the comment thread.
Sponsored by Owens-Illinois
O-I, makers of pure, beautiful, sustainable glass packaging, is proud to sponsor

Summer Fancy Food Show
Attend North America's largest specialty food and beverage event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, June 17-19.

HBA Global Expo
HBA Global Expo is "Where Beauty Meets Business," taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, June 19-21.

PACK EXPO International 2012
With an expanded focus on processing and integrated processing-packaging systems, PACK EXPO International 2012 offers business solutions to stay ahead of the curve. This year's event is at Chicago's McCormick Place, October 28-31.



Attend the IAPRI World Packaging Conference in San Luis Obispo >>

The Cal Poly Packaging Program is honored to host the 18th IAPRI World Packaging Conference June 17-21 in San Luis Obispo. Join packaging colleagues and global packaging experts from academia and industry for an educational event in California's beautiful Central Coast.

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