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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…

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The Role of Product Samples in Contract Packaging

November 24, 2021

By George J. Newton, Contributing Writer Investing in the manufacturing infrastructure required to handle the largescale packaging of your products is expensive and unnecessary. For many companies, the cost-effective solution is contract packaging. Experienced co-packers offer companies their infrastructure, knowledge, expertise, and scalability to ensure the finished products are successfully distributed. The outsourcing of supply…

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Popping the Bubble on Protective Plastic Shipping Packaging

November 24, 2021

As eCommerce explodes, protective plastic packing materials must decline, and fast. By Lorne Herszkowicz, Partner at HexcelPack As eCommerce continues to escalate, we must wrap our hands around product shipping wrap to ensure optimal sustainability and eco-friendliness into the future. While environmentalists were already bracing for the glut of padded mailers, corrugated fiberboard, shrink wrap,…

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The Benefits of Lightweighting

November 24, 2021

By John Brown, Vice President of Global Marketing at Selig Group Reducing plastic impact With less than 10 percent of plastic packaging at present recycled[i], many companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of plastic used in their product packaging. Lightweighting – the reduction of the overall amount of any material in a…

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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…

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The Link Between Automation and Business Growth

November 24, 2021

When is the right time to invest in machinery? By Tom Smith, Managing Director at Advanced Dynamics by Hallam To grow or not to grow? At some point, every SME owner will find themselves asking the above question. It’s a daunting prospect, one in which that owner knows full well that, in order to grow,…

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