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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…


Ossid Debuting New NextGen Weigh Price Labeler; Meat/Poultry Packaging Machinery in Booth BC10007 at IPPE

December 16, 2021

Ossid’s New NextGen Weigh Price Labeler, along with overwrappers, tray sealers and other machinery brings efficient, sustainable solutions to the meat/poultry industries. Ossid has not become the dominate player of tray packaging, weigh/labeling, tray sealing and thermoforming machinery for the meat and poultry industries by resting on its laurels – it’s new NextGen Weigh Price…


The Future of Marking & Coding: The IoT and, the Metaverse

November 24, 2021

By Nathan Dube, Digital Marketing Specialist at Industrial Packaging Marking and coding technology has been a significant part of the packaging industry’s rich history for many years now. But the technological advances that have yet to be seen as we enter into industry 4.0 will almost certainly be the most exciting evolution in these technologies…


Loftware Nice Label 10 Provides Greater Visibility, Time Savings and Streamlined Management with Cloud-Based Labeling

November 18, 2021

Loftware Inc., the largest global software company specializing in Enterprise Labeling and Artwork Management solutions, announced Loftware NiceLabel 10, the first major release of the Loftware NiceLabel portfolio, which includes Loftware NiceLabel Cloud and Loftware NiceLabel Label Management System (LMS). This new release offers users a top-level view of its labeling operations and streamlines printer management, saving time, adding control, and expanding its…


Squid Ink Introduces the CoPilot Max 512i Turbo Printing System

November 8, 2021

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability, introduces the CoPilot Max 512i Turbo printing system designed to print superior quality hi-resolution characters on porous or non-porous surfaces. CoPilot Max 512i Turbo utilizes the same active ink system found in Squid Ink’s CoPilot and CoPilot Max printing systems.…


At INTERPHEX NYC, MG America to Premier Precision Wraparound Labeler for Vials, and Robust 10-Lane Capsule Checkweigher

October 5, 2021

MG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, will debut two new machines at INTERPHEX NYC Booth #2221, October 19-21. One is an enhanced wraparound vial labeling machine ideal for the ongoing production of COVID-19 vaccines; the other is a robust, 10-lane capsule checkweigher…


Loftware Smartflow 26.2 Saves Time and Improves Control in Managing Packaging Artwork

September 28, 2021

Loftware, Inc., the global leader in Enterprise Labeling and Artwork Management Solutions has launched a new release of its automated artwork management software, Loftware Smartflow 26.2. This new release, which introduces Master Datasheets, strengthens users’ ability to enforce consistency and control content used in packaging, labels, and other documents. Using one central location for packaging content, Smartflow 26.2 reportedly…