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Sponsor: SATO America, Inc. February 10, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

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.

Free White Paper: Portable Printing on the Move >>

At many companies with a highly mobile workforce, label printing has typically been conducted via "sneakernet"—workers return, again and again, to a stationary printer. All that walking around may be good exercise, but it's a drain on productivity. The solution: let the worker take the printer with them.

SATO America, Inc.

Printer Takes a Forklift Ride! >>

Save time on warehouse relabeling with SATO's MB400i Blue Tooth mobile printer. It can be mounted on your forklift and features easy media loading, ergonomic-style top label tear and fast speed. This printer has great value for your warehouse and mobile printing operations.

SATO America, Inc.

Durable Performance in Economical Package >>

SATO's Lt408 is designed to meet the needs of the entry-level print apply market, including contract packaging operations looking to gain the efficiencies of automation with minimal investment and quick payback.

SATO America, Inc.

Video: Print & Apply Multi-Panel Labeling >>

ID Technology's multi panel labeling system is offered with any of SATO's industry leading thermal print engines. Capable of single, dual or tri-panel labeling, this ID Technology printer applicator, coupled with a SATO print engine, is ideal for pallet labeling applications.

SATO America, Inc.


Packaging supply chain helps Stila Cosmetics put its best face forward

Frequent package changes, including seasonal packs, are the norm at the California-based company. Therefore, its contract manufacturers and packagers must deliver on the need for speed and innovation.

Healthcare Packaging's top 10 for 2010

From counterfeiting to serialization, here's a look at what readers viewed most frequently on Healthcare Packaging magazine's Web site last year....

Clever cleaning system reduces plastic packaging by 80%

iQ is a new line of eco-friendly cleaning solutions that features reusable bottles and sprayers, along with patented REFill (Reduced Environmental Footprint) cartridges containing different concentrate solutions for its all-purpose, bathroom, glass, and floor cleaners....

Make each character count: Drafting effective label copy

Advises consultant Sterling Anthony, when it comes to deciding on copy for a package, the effectiveness of that communication can be increased by following a few principles....

Donated band sealer aids efforts to nourish Haitian kids

Nonprofit Meds & Food for Kids in Haiti installs new packaging equipment that doubles its output of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food for the country's starving children....


More colorful Asian packs

New Media Director Dave Newcorn is back with another batch of colorful packages he bought recently in Chicago's New Chinatown.

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Upcoming Events:
Contract Packaging Association Annual Meeting
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, AZ. A packed business agenda, networking, and social and recreational events will make this Annual Meeting CPA's best, from February 24-27.
Sustainable Packaging Symposium
Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL. Sustainable Packaging Symposium, produced by Greener Package and the Institute for Sustainability, will examine the pivotal role of packaging in implementing sustainability across businesses' supply chains, from March 16-18.
Packaging Automation Forum
Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, IL. Packaging Automation Forum, produced by Packaging World and Automation World, features peer-to-peer education about how to increase productivity, flexibility and performance using state-of-the-art packaging controls and information technology, April 26.
Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops
Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ. Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops, produced by Healthcare Packaging magazine, will feature operational and package design strategies for pharmaceutical and medical device packagers, May 26.
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Kraft Foods to Present at Sustainable Packaging Symposium, March 16 - 18

Kraft's Director of Sustainable Packaging, Roger Zellner, will be presenting at the 2011 Sustainable Packaging Symposium in Chicago. Gain inspiration and information from Kraft and other leading organizations, such as Starbucks, Marks & Spencer and Nestlé at this spring's premiere sustainable packaging event. Learn more >>

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