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Sponsors: January 16, 2013 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan
See the high performance alternative to roll-on shrink-on and paper labels >>

Watch this video to discover how you can get full-body impact with your existing roll-fed labeling machinery—Pentalabel® roll-sleeve films from Klöckner Pentaplast.

Klöckner Pentaplast

Markem-Imaje releases new corporate capabilities video >>

This video highlights Markem-Imaje's research capabilities, technology know-how and global support network. Video addresses positive impact of longer service life on total cost of ownership.

Markem-Imaje

Metal detection vs. X-ray inspection: What's best for food safety? >>

Market-driven as well as regulatory mandates keep raising the bar for food processors seeking proper detection of foreign contaminants in food products. This white paper from Thermo Fisher Scientific explains the differences between technologies as well as how and where each is best.

Thermo Scientific Product Inspection

Video demonstrates complete generic carton coding at preprinted quality levels >>

The Videojet 2300 Series delivers reliable, accurate, and high quality real time alphanumeric printing of codes, bar codes, and graphics at 180 dpi resolution. Voiceover narration and on-screen graphics of this video summarize the printer capabilities.

Videojet Technologies Inc.

Automated shrink sleeve systems in action >>

Watch this video to see how Tripacks' automated shrink labeling systems handle 600 ppm, how they handle various tamper evident configurations and do single and multi-packs with ease.

Tripack

FEATURED ARTICLE

Learn how to standardize package design without killing creativity

A well-designed packaging program and a style guide that supports its standardization are necessities, not luxuries. They can and should ensure that a cohesive package design system is put in place for a brand to avoid consumer confusion. Creativity is great, but it has to be harnessed and directed, otherwise one-off package designs may end up being developed that do not refer back to the brand.

Green marketing pitfalls to avoid

Read these tips to learn those things you need to avoid when making green marketing claims, in order to comply with the FTC’s new ‘Green Guides’...

What if you picked up a package and it knew you?

It’s within the realm of current technology to have the package, the consumer, and data networks linked while the consumer examines a product...

One controller governs 92 axes of motion

What do you get when you deploy 92 servomotors on a tube-filling machine? At Norden, a part of the Coesia Group, you get a machine that fills 850 toothpaste tubes/min...

Find out how a new FDA tracking proposal could require packaging line changes

Medical device makers would need to use automatic identification and data capture technology for marking implantable and all devices and their packaging...

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No need for case packer downtime
Delkor designs into its case packing equipment five points of detection--among them a laser scanner, vision system, and pack pattern release system--that allows the packaging machine to analyze and self-correct defects, eliminating downtime and saving cost.
UPCOMING EVENTS:

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.

Dairy Forum 2013
IDFA's annual Dairy Forum has become the premier meeting place for leaders across the U.S. dairy industry to come together to discuss the top issues of the coming year. The 2013 Forum is at JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes, in Orlando, FL, January 27-30.

 

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Flexible packaging innovation gallery >>

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