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Sponsor: Hitachi America, Ltd March 17, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Hitachi New Generation of Small Character Ink Jet Printer >>

With over 35 years of experience, Hitachi continues to improve technology to meet the requirements of our customers globally. RX Series industrial small character Ink Jet Printer is capable of marking/coding various product materials, offers consumer superiority print quality, reliability & total cost of ownership.

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Quick-start printers save time and Ink >>

Read about how Hitachi Industrial Ink Jet Printers can save you time and ink.

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Coding a Sweet Future >>

PEZ Candy adapted ink-jet coding to respond to new and pending regulations affecting the candy industry. Read how Hitachi Ink Jet Printers provided a solution to PEZ's need.

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'Quality' coding for baked products >>

Read how Hitachi Industrial Ink Jet Printers provide High Reliability and crisp codes for commerical bakery operation.

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First U.S. Printer Proves Unstoppable >>

The very first Hitachi printer sold in America has operated 24/7 for more than five years, with hardly any maintenance.

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Call for entries: Greener Package Awards revamped for 2011

Entries are now being accepted for the 2011 Greener Package Awards, the industry's only independent annual competition honoring the most innovative and environmentally significant approaches to packaging sustainability. Since the second edition of the competition last year, Greener Package and its Advisory Board of Experts have revamped the award's entry requirements to more fully reflect the industry's movement toward data-driven solutions.

Pharmapack Paris provides insight on future trends

Drug delivery options, cultural preferences will help shape pharmaceutical packaging through 2020. Healthcare Packaging publisher Jim Chrzan reports on events from Pharmapack in Paris, France, in February....

Streamlined controls platform for robotic case packer

Proprietary robotic controllers are out and a familiar look and feel are in now that one controls platform is used across the entire robot case packer....

Prevention is focus of new FDA food safety law

The new Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act changes FDA's powers over many of the food companies it regulates and adds responsibilities to food companies....

Consider the 'cognitive miser' during package design, says Wrigley

During a panel discussion on branding at the March 1 Pack Expo Thought Leaders Press Event in Chicago, Wrigley's Rocco Pawlowski emphasized how important it is in package design to remember that we are all "cognitive misers" by nature. "We don't like to think about things any more than we have to," he explained....


Olives packed as snacks

Mario Camacho Foods puts olives into snack-sized stand-up pouches. Anne Marie Mohan describes the idea behind "Olives packed loose without the juice!"

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