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SPONSOR: SATO America, Inc. June 30, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Video: Corner-wrap labeling with SATO and CTM labeling systems >>

The SATO America S8412, 305dpi print engine partnered with CTM Labeling System's model 3600 printer applicator performs a leading-edge corner wrap. The high-speed, rotary acuator of the CTM 3600 places the label firmly on the case's leading panel then smoothly wraps the label around the corner and down the side.

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White Paper: 10 Keys to Increase Print Apply System Uptime >>

Intelligent use of normal downtime will maximize uptime. The principal performance goal of any print and apply solution is to provide optimal performance and maximum uptime in production. Read how...

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.

White Paper: Choosing the Right Print Engine >>

In this white paper from SATO see how selecting an automated print and apply system can be a daunting task. A key component of a print and apply system is the print engine itself. The print engine is a complex piece of machinery with numerous specifications to consider. But, there are other factors often overlooked...

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.

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