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Sponsor: Matthews Marking Systems November 2, 2012 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Video: Reduce costs and eliminate labels with Matthews’ Viacode >>

Brand on demand with the new Viacode high resolution inkjet printer by Matthews. Print crisp, precise barcodes, multiple lines of text, and large graphics directly on your corrugated cartons. Print what you want, when you want, with Viacode.

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Video: The new advanced fiber laser from Matthews >>

The Fiber laser wavelength is ideal to mark at high speed steel, stainless, titanium, and various high density plastics with contrast. This system is available is 10, 20, 30 and 50 watt power options.

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High quality, dynamic printing with Coditherm thermal transfer printer >>

High resolution printing of variable data onto rigid or semi-rigid materials, such as plastics, cardboard, or coated metals, is accomplished with ease with Matthews' Coditherm thermal transfer printer. High quality barcodes and variable text eliminate the need for stock labels.

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Video: Napa Valley laser coding solution >>

Matthews Marking Systems offers the finest laser coding systems within the marking products industry. Contact Matthews to discuss the ownership of this luxury coding system with the affordability of a table wine.

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Video: Affordable ink-jet coding with Matthews CX16F >>

Matthews CX16F economical small character inkjet printer is ideal for simple one or two line coding onto various packaging surfaces such as wax coated cartons, plastics and metals. Simple and reliable coding of date, time or lot info.

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FEATURED ARTICLE

How will the presidential election results influence healthcare packaging regulations?

If you want to try to look ahead to what might happen to healthcare packaging businesses after the presidential election, there are plenty of available clichés and truisms to turn to. They can help start a discussion, but they usually don’t tell the whole story.

Package design: Sprout Foods pouch has new spout closure

Organic baby and toddler food maker Sprout Foods has taken the portable, flexible packaging for its pureed fruit, vegetable, and grain blends a step further in convenience with a new choke-free, twist-off cap and dispensing spout intended to encourage independence and self-feeding for tots...

Single X-ray inspection unit handles 225 sausage SKUs

Kelley Foods confidently combats metal, bone, stone, glass, or plastic contaminants in a full range of shipping case sizes. The company produces natural-casing smoked and fresh pork sausages in several varieties, as well as hams, bacons, and hot dogs, both for retail and foodservice markets...

2011 packaging machinery shipments up 19% in U.S.

Shipments of U.S. packaging machinery grew 19% in 2011, reaching US$7.7 billion, according to PMMI’s 2012 Shipments Study. PMMI’s annual research also shows total consumption in the U.S. climbing by 23% to US$8.8 billion...

Increase productivity through safety technology improvements

Safety on the plant floor is its own justification. Increasingly, however, as automation technologies converge, new approaches to packaging machine safety are also helping facilitate the creation of more efficient—and more profitable—production systems...

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Brawny paper towel pack wrap supports Wounded Warriors Project
Wrapper design features stories of veterans and QR/text codes and Web/Facebook links that enable shoppers to give back to injured service members and their families and caregivers.
UPCOMING EVENTS:

Emballage 2012
This year's Emballage international packaging exhibition opens at Paris Nord Villepint, France, November 19-22.

Winter Fancy Food Show
The Winter Fancy Food Show invites attendees to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, business ideas and solutions from industry experts. This year's show will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 20-22.

ProMat
Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward as the industry's leading innovators showcase their manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems at Chicago's McCormick Place, January 21-24.

 

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ProMat 2013

ProMat 2013: One show, infinite possibilities

ProMat® 2013 is the must-attend event for manufacturing and the supply chain. In Chicago, on January 21-24, leading innovators will showcase solutions for enhancing efficiency and productivity.

Free registration >>

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