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Sponsor: SATO America, Inc. November 9, 2012 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Using track and trace to protect the food chain >>

Recent news makes it clear; there is need for food processing traceability and a growing demand by the public and government to make this happen. Recent RFID industry symposiums reveal market focus being applied to solidifying the US food supply chain position as the best and most dependable in the world.

SATO America, Inc.

Precision cornering with Label-Aire corner wrap print & apply and SATO print engine >>

VIDEO: When a tortilla manufacturer required an end of line labeling solution to print product identification/barcode labels and apply them to adjacent sides of a carton, they turned to the Label-Aire 3138-N Corner Wrap Printer Applicator system with a SATO M8490Se thermal print engine.

SATO America, Inc.

GS1-128 and Print & Apply: Perfect Partners >>

Did you know ink-jet printing systems on brown corrugated are not GS1-128 compliant? Print technology selection can be the difference between failure and success in a barcoding application. Read how thermal-based, print & apply systems are a superior choice over ink-jet systems in any barcode printing application.

SATO America, Inc.

SATO S84 print engine featured in new Tamp-Blow all-electric print/apply labeler >>

SATO’s S84 series print engine featured in Diagraph's new Tamp-Blow print/apply labeler. This new all-electric labeler includes a servo-drive tamp-blow module for non-contact labeling. SATO’s S84 series print engine features quick-change wear parts and interchangeable print resolutions of 203dpi, 305dpi or 609dpi.

SATO America, Inc.

Intimate apparel maker Wacoal America launches e-Commerce solution >>

When Wacoal America decided to create their first direct-to-consumer website to sell direct, they knew they wanted an all-in-one packing list document. SATO’s M10e printer fulfills this need by printing everything on one label sheet. Watch a video to see the installation in action.

SATO America, Inc.

FEATURED ARTICLE

Learn how Dell is 'Powering the possible' of green

Following the release of computer giant Dell’s 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report in July, Oliver Campbell, Dell’s director of procurement, discussed the company’s initiatives around packaging, in particular its use of bamboo and mushroom-based packaging.

Package innovation: Powdered caffeine shot provides a blast of energy

A new aerosolized product provides consumers with a shot of caffeine, vitamins, and natural flavors from a portable, single-use dispensing device...

Walmart adopts compliance-prompting pharma packs

Walmart continues to play a role in patient compliance and sustainability within the pharmaceutical packaging space...

Are you looking at lean automation?

MS Research projects world sales revenue of operator terminals with embedded PLC hardware will rise from $99 million in 2011 to approximately $148 million in 2016...

Case study: Detergent conveying challenge overcome

The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI) installs a vacuum conveyor and auger filler to fulfill a government contract for bio-based soaps...

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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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