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Packaging World December 18 2012
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SATO America, Inc.
The right Rx for label accuracy The Right Rx for Label Accuracy
Where accurate labeling is critical, Mangar Medical Packaging uses SATO America CL4e Series thermal barcode printers for an effective print-on-demand medical device labeling solution that meets federal device labeling protocols. Result is a process with excellent reliability - a must for medical device manufacturers.
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SATO America, Inc.
Thermal Transfer v. Direct Thermal Printing: Five Key Considerations Thermal Transfer v. Direct Thermal Printing: Five Key Considerations
This easy to understand white paper clearly describes the differences between thermal transfer and direct thermal printing, and charts the strengths and weaknesses of both technologies. Detailed explanations reveal the key issues to consider when deciding the most suitable technology for your labeling application.
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SATO America, Inc.
SATO S84 print engine featured in new Tamp-Blow all-electric print/apply labeler 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.
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SATO America, Inc.
GS1-128 and print & apply: Perfect partners 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.
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SATO America, Inc.
Precision cornering With Label-Aire corner wrap print & apply and SATO print engine Precision Cornering With Label-Aire Corner Wrap Print & Apply and SATO Print Engine
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.
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Trends in pharmaceutical packaging
As production manager at contract manufacturer Doppel Farmaceutici in Cortemaggiore, Italy, Sabina Gualazzini spends a lot of time thinking about packaging machinery and materials. Here she shares a few of her thoughts on the topic.
Mineral oil: a need for more data
Concerns arise over the potential migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons into food from recycled paperboard packaging. What can we do as an industry to address the issue?
Cutting through cold chain confusion
Global harmonization efforts involve complexities such as meeting country-specific regulatory needs and optimizing shipping logistics and packaging—all while focusing on the patient.
Redesigned can energizes Celsius
Sleek aluminum can with brighter graphics delivers appeal for this vitamin-enhanced, pre-exercise beverage that aims to burn calories.
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Politically-correct packaging
The future of Twinkies provides packaging professionals food for thought
Drop what you are doing
Flexible OTC packs deliver an 'UrgentRx'
Discovering Japan: day two at Tokyo Pack
Thermo Fisher
X-ray accommodates lightweight, open-container products
The new Thermo Fisher Scientific EZx Touchless x-ray system uses specially designed machine angles and a feeding ramp rather than radiation curtains to allow open or lightweight packages to easily and cleanly enter and exit the machine.
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