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Toshiba Launches First-of-its-Kind Industrial Printer

March 15, 2023

Toshiba’s Innovative Solution Simultaneously Prints Shipping Label and Packing List onto One Dual-Sided Linerless Label Toshiba America Business Solutions’ printing innovation significantly simplifies everyday packaging applications for shipping and logistics operations. Beyond streamlining everyday tasks for warehouse professionals, Toshiba’s Duplex Linerless Thermal Printer (DL1024) reduces costs and boosts productivity while helping organizations meet the demand for more…


Factors to Consider When Selecting a Marking System

March 6, 2023

How to Find the Right Solution For Your Production Requirements By Kevin Havre, Global Product Manager at Matthews Marking Systems A variety of factors need to be considered when deciding on a marking system for your packaging.  For starters, you’ll need to know if the marking system can meet your production requirements for the following:…


Global Survey Reveals Cloud as Preferred Deployment Method for Addressing Existing Labeling and Supply Chain Challenges

February 14, 2023

Nearly three quarters (71%) of companies believe the cloud or a hybrid solution will be their preferred deployment method for labeling within the next three years, according to an annual report published today by Loftware, the largest global software company specializing in Enterprise Labeling and Artwork Management solutions. The global survey, which draws on insights from almost…


A Q & A With Matthews Marking

January 30, 2023

1) What are the most important aspects to consider when selecting a package marking/printing system? A variety of factors need to be considered when deciding on a marking system for your packaging.  For starters, you’ll need to know if the marking system can meet your production requirements for the following: Your line speeds The distance to the packages…


The Future of Labeling with Coding and Marking

January 16, 2023

Marking and Coding Technology Ushers in a New Era of Labeling By Josh Roffman, Senior Vice President Marketing and Product Management, Loftware The last few years have illustrated that manufacturers need to be agile to navigate today’s dynamic market, which is being shaped by supply chain challenges, regulatory changes, and increasing consumer demands. Today, orders…


Pigmented Small Character Coding From Squid Ink

January 8, 2023

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability, introduces the JetStream® PX CIJ printing system designed to print using hard-pigmented inks to code on dark-colored surfaces. Squid Ink’s JetStream PX pigmented ink CIJ printing system is designed to print superior quality small characters on a variety of…


Squid Ink Introduces the Copilot® Gemini™ Large Format Printing System

November 21, 2022

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability, introduces the CoPilot Gemini large format printing system designed to print superior quality hi-resolution characters on porous or non-porous surfaces. The CoPilot Gemini is designed for label replacement and features Squid Ink’s largest printhead with up to 5.6”…


Epson ColorWorks On-Demand Color Label Printer with 6-Axis Robot Delivers Print-and-Apply Label Application System

November 21, 2022

As more businesses see the need to increase packaging and labeling speed, Epson today announced its reseller partner, Integrated Productivity Systems (IPSi), has created an automated print-and-apply labeling solution. Leveraging the Epson ColorWorks® on-demand color label printer and the Epson VT6L 6-Axis robot, IPSi is helping businesses add efficiency and cost savings to operations with an innovative, flexible system…


Barcoding Technology Streamlines Packaging Needs

November 10, 2022

How to Choose the Right Solutions to Improve the Speed and Accuracy of Package Movement By Jessica Bernardo, Senior Product Marketing Manager Barcode and Label Print Solutions for Toshiba America Business Solutions We finally made it through the worst of the pandemic shutdown; now comes the after effects of the recovering economy and global pressures…


Diagraph Announces Release of Resmark 5000, a High-resolution Inkjet Coder for End-of-line Packaging

November 2, 2022

The Diagraph ResMark 5000 with 2-inch Mark 2 and 4-inch Mark 4 print heads is the newest high-resolution coding printer for end-of-line packaging applications. It serves a variety of industries including food, beverage, building, pharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetic, automotive and industrial. The ResMark 5000 was designed to serve customers in need of sharp high-resolution prints…


Toshiba’s Global Print Software Strikes Gold

October 18, 2022

Toshiba’s Secure & Carefree Printing Solution Wins 2022 Gold Merit Award for Best Cloud Service Affirming its commitment to providing a stellar user experience, Toshiba America Business Solutions’ eBRIDGE® Global Print software earns the 2022 Gold Merit Award for Technology within the Cloud Services category. Merit Awards recognize global industries and the market they serve.  Merit Awards for Technology were judged based…


New Consumer Attitudes Are Driving Innovation

October 3, 2022

Investing in Digitization, Reusable Packaging and Sustainable Materials Can Elevate Brands By Caroline Hughes, Senior Global Product Line Manager, Packaging at Avery Dennison Fashion, and more specifically fast fashion, is often labelled as one of the most polluting of industries. Recent events such as COP26 intensified the very real need for businesses to make a…


Hudson-Sharp adds dual-registration capability to Ares 400-SUP pouch machine for SunDance

July 13, 2022

New technology allows printer to produce pouch packaging with absolute front-to-back registration. Hudson-Sharp, part of Barry-Wehmiller’s Converting Solutions platform, recently partnered with SunDance, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, to upgrade the functionality of the printer’s newest Ares 400-SUP pouch machine to provide perfect registration from the front to the back of pouches, while running separate films for each.…


Markem-Imaje Introduces Industry 4.0-ready Fiber Laser Printer

April 11, 2022

Markem-Imaje, the global provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions and industrial marking and coding systems has unveiled the SmartLase F250. The new compact and high-performance 20W fiber laser delivers high-quality permanent coding on high-density substrates. With customers increasingly adopting laser marking solutions for more of their product identification and packaging applications, the SmartLase F250 is…


Varcode Partners with General Data on Cold Chain Wireless Time and Temperature Monitoring System

March 23, 2022

Varcode, a developer of affordable digital collection, recording, tracing, and reporting for supply chain compliance and logistics monitoring has finalized a new strategic partnership with Cincinnati, Ohio-based General Data Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer and provider of labeling, packaging, barcode identification, data management and equipment service products and solutions. This system delivers valuable information for…


GIS to Present Latest Print Application Capabilities at InPrint Munich 2022

February 22, 2022

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), a Nano-Dimension division, will present its latest print application at InPrint Munich from March 15 to 17 at Stand A4 2664.  During the show, senior members of the GIS team will be available to discuss the latest print quality optimisation software solutions, ink delivery system (IDS) components and printhead control capabilities.…


Markem-Imaje Introduces High-resolution Inkjet Coder

January 29, 2022

Markem-Imaje, global providers of end-to-end supply chain solutions, launched the 5940 G, Touch Dry high-resolution inkjet coder in North America. It provides label-free and high-resolution coding, branding and text on secondary packaging, including corrugated. The 5940 will be available globally in February. Applicable for a broad range of materials, the 5940 G prints grade C…


Epson Announces Commercial Inkjet Label Printer

January 25, 2022

The ColorWorks C4000 inkjet label printer is engineered for markets that require easy connectivity to produce durable color labels with high-resolution image quality, such as food and beverage, retail, healthcare and pharmaceutical labeling applications. The latest addition to the ColorWorks line features expanded connectivity and compatibility, improved image quality, remote management tools and increased ink…


Questions & Answers: Moving from Labels to Direct Carton Marking Pays Off

January 24, 2022

Direct carton marking delivers cost savings, improves line speed and reduces errors In this interview, Packaging Technology Today explores the benefits of direct carton marking with Matthews Marking Systems. 1. What are the benefits of switching from carton labeling to direct printing? Carton labels can be replaced with a print-on-demand system, which has line speed…


Automating Production with In-Line Inspection

January 11, 2022

By Victor Gomez, director of Industrial Label Products at Epson America, Inc. Automation is a hot topic in the label converting industry. It addresses labor constraints, reduces costs and simplifies label printing, inspection and finishing. Printing and finishing solutions can help make a print shop more efficient and ease the burden of some of the…