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Goodwin Company Leads RFID Application in Liquid Chemical Products

June 18, 2024

Goodwin Company, a premier chemical contract manufacturer specializing in high-speed liquid filling and blending, is among the first manufacturers to successfully produce an RFID-applied liquid chemical product for retail with Phenix Labels patent pending recyclable design. Goodwin Company achieved this significant milestone by collaborating with Phenix Label, a renowned label supplier. Their partnership exemplifies a…

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Fast & Compact Toshiba Printers Tackle Industrial-Level Labeling

March 15, 2024

New Toshiba Systems Quickly, Easily & Accurately Fulfill Labeling Applications for Logistics, Healthcare & Retail Professionals Toshiba America Business Solutions recently introduced its intelligently designed and dependable thermal transfer printers.  Toshiba’s new BV400T thermal transfer printers complete the company’s 4-inch desktop BV400 series while delivering exceptional design elements and advanced connectivity for the modern logistics, healthcare…

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The New Frontiers of Labeling

February 21, 2024

Labeling trends and sustainability are intertwined forces shaping the industry’s trajectory. by Amy Donato, PPG Global Platform Director, TESLIN® substrate Labels on food and other consumer goods have been a part of our cultural landscape for centuries. Originally painted on crates to identify contents and brands, self-adhesive labels began appearing in the 1930s, nearly 500 years…

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Informative Labeling Differentiates Dairy Products

February 9, 2024

Smart Features Offer Potential to Reduce Waste By Rebecca Marquez, Manager of Business Intelligence at PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies The dairy industry is increasingly fragmented as it attempts to address demands for health and wellness, quality, sustainability, plant-based products, organic products, indulgent treats and niche markets like lactose-intolerant consumers. With all…

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Creating Packaging That Leads to Sales

February 8, 2024

Never Underestimate the Power of Packaging and Labels By Kevin Florence, president and CEO of General Paper Goods Company and GENflex Labeling Solutions Having been directly involved in the packaging and labeling industry for more than 90 years, we still find that many manufacturers, retailers, and other organizations undervalue the importance of packaging and labels.…

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Space-saving Labeling Solutions

February 8, 2024

Which Extended Content Label is Right for Your Product? By Leslie Gurland, vice president of sales and marketing at Premium Labels & Packaging Solutions Need more space than a traditional label can fit? Extended content labels may be the answer, as they increase the area of packaging needed to convey a large amount of product…

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Creating a Unified Digital Thread

February 8, 2024

The Crucial Role of Coding and Marking Technology in the Packaging Industry By Josh Roffman, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Loftware The packaging industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years. While these changes have been influenced by various factors such as shifting industry demands as well as the evolving…

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Smart Technology Isn’t Just for Packaging

February 8, 2024

Label and App Technologies Streamline in-house Operations By Tammy Gentry, Senior Product Manager, Insights and Innovation Team, Shurtape Technologies, LLC While many new labeling technologies track and trace packaged goods, label manufacturers and innovators are also finding ways to apply the same technologies to other areas of packaging, such as streamlining in-house organization, communication and…

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Automated Labeling Q&A with Matthews Marking Systems

January 22, 2024

With John Mark Baldwin, Product Manager, Matthews Marking Systems. What are the pitfalls with manual labeling? Unless you’ve got extremely low volume, why do it by hand? Manual labeling is prone to problems, including label placement issues, message smudging and other errors. No one is perfect and we all make mistakes, right? Labeling by hand…

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Unparalleled Reliability for Traceability in Logistics and Distribution with Release of New Domino Mx-Series Labeling Machines

January 21, 2024

Domino’s new print and apply labelers automate traceability coding for enhanced supply chain visibility. With the global logistics labels market poised for significant growth in the coming years, Domino Printing Sciences (Domino) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Mx-Series print and apply labeling machines. The growing need for traceability within global supply chains is fuelling…

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Key Trends Impacting the Label Industry

October 5, 2023

Companies Consider the Entire Lifecycle of Products and Packaging Contributed by Pixelle Specialty Solutions A greater focus on sustainability initiatives is driving the label industry to evaluate the environmental impact of its products. Many companies are setting sustainability goals with 2025 deadlines and considering the entire life cycle of their products and packaging, even after consumer…

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Keeping Up With the Trends

September 3, 2023

The Ebbs and Flows of Labeling By: Andrew Palmer, Director of Sales, Labels and Forms, RRD Packaging and labels are constantly evolving, largely to meet new and changing consumer preferences, but also to advance alongside the technological capabilities of the supply chain. This is especially true as manufacturers, distributors and retailers aim to speed time-to-market…

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Key Trends Impacting the Label Industry

September 3, 2023

Sustainability and availability are changing the label industries in profound and interconnected ways. By Mark Comensoli, Sales Director at Pixelle Specialty Solutions A greater focus on sustainability initiatives is driving the label industry to evaluate the environmental impact of its products. Many companies are setting goals with 2025 deadlines and considering the entire life cycle…

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Transforming Experiences with Technology How Innovative Packaging Breathes Life into Brands

September 3, 2023

By Dave Chaffey, technology leader and co-founder of Immertia In an era where technology pervades nearly every aspect of life, the role of packaging in the consumer journey has transcended its traditional function of containment and aesthetic appeal. The packaging of today is a dynamic touchpoint that can captivate, inform, and foster an emotional connection…

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WLS Introduces New Height-Adjustable Labeling

August 20, 2023

Versatile, high-speed label placement for cylindrical containers WLS, a ProMach product brand, introduces an innovative height-adjustable labeling option for its popular VR-72 labeler at Pack Expo Las Vegas booth #3225. This first-of-its-kind solution automatically adjusts the height of the conveyor, and thus the containers, to effectively change the label height. With this option, the high-speed…

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Jones Soda, August Allen Bring Jones Products to Life with New Cutting-Edge AR Technology

July 13, 2023

Fully-Customized, Proprietary Platform Developed for Iconic Craft Soda Brand Advances Augmented Reality with Jones Labels, Packaging and More Jones Soda Co. (CSE: JSDA, OTCQB: JSDA) (“Jones Soda” or the “Company”), the original craft soda known for its unconventional flavors and user-designed label artwork, has today announced a groundbreaking advancement in its augmented reality (AR) program with…

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Leading American Label and Packaging Producer’s Growth Prompts Brand Overhaul

July 12, 2023

Following several acquisitions and continued growth, the label manufacturing companies known as Western Shield, All-American Label and Packaging, Lotus Labels, DAC Labels, Label Print Technologies (LPT) and The Label Smith will now operate under one brand: Imprimus Labels & Packaging. This brand overhaul is part of a series of strategic advancements made during the nine years…

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RRD Report: Amid Steadying Supply Chains and eCommerce Demands, Brands Make Meaningful Strides in Sustainability

July 12, 2023

77% moved closer to sustainability goals amid market pressures and competing priorities R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) released its 2023 (Un)Packaging Reality Report, revealing how brands navigated last year’s market pressures and shortages to ease certain supply chain challenges and meet eCommerce demands. The second edition of RRD’s annual report now includes complementary input…

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A Simple, New Solution Tracks Shipments and Deliveries

July 12, 2023

Scannable Tape and an App Track Shipments and Help Ensure Error-free Product Delivery By Tammy Gentry, Sr. Product Manager, Duck Pro® by Shurtape® BR Code™ Scannable Solutions, Shurtape Technologies, LLC Faith Technologies is a national leader in electrical planning, engineering, design and installation in the field of electrical and energy services. At the company’s facility…

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A New Dimension in Bar Codes Embedding Resilience in Supply Chain Operations

July 12, 2023

By Gena Morgan, Vice President, Standards & Technology, GS1 US Companies everywhere are prioritizing supply chain transformation to overcome mounting challenges. Existing systems have not functioned effectively in the tumultuous markets of the past few years. Product shortages, delivery delays and scarcity of raw materials are just a few of the disruptions straining the capabilities…

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