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Brad Allan

Bio: A senior worldwide product marketing manager in Wilsonville, Oregon, Brad Allan supports multiple product lines across diverse segments of industrial and consumer packaged goods segments. Prior to joining Matthews Marking Systems, Brad spent over 20 years with Xerox in a series of roles including worldwide product marketing, competitive program management, instructional media development and technical support. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a marketing emphasis from the University of Wisconsin. When he’s not bringing new products to market, you’ll most likely find Brad deep the woods of the Pacific Northwest on a backpack adventure.
Posts by Brad Allan
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Three Ways to Make Traceability an Asset

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Transform Your Traceability Initiative from Burden to Asset: Three Ways to Make It So Stating the obvious, your traceability plan probably feels like a huge effort and an exercise in jumping through regulatory hoops. However, savvy companies recognize the tremendous opportunity to get a jump on and outpace the competition. Here are a few suggestions…

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Tackle Labor Shortages with Automation

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Centralizing Automation for Marking and Labeling Plays a Key Role in Tackling Labor Shortages  It’s no secret the US manufacturing industry is in an unprecedented bind. In addition to supply chain issues and rising tensions overseas, the manufacturing world is struggling with significant labor shortages, exacerbating existing problems even further. Recruiting and retaining skilled workers…

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Pallet Labeling Requirements

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Large retailers have strict pallet labeling requirements. Here’s what you need to know to meet them every time.  The events of the past few years have shown the world that necessity truly is the mother of innovation, with rapid changes happening across almost every industry, including shipping and distribution. Consumers and businesses alike are dealing…

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Small Footprint MPERIA Controller

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Matthews Marking Systems Launches Small Footprint MPERIA 8” Controller Regardless of the size or complexity of a production line, automating marking and coding systems can improve efficiency, lower costs and reduce errors. But such systems have often been out of reach for small and medium sized organizations due to cost or space concerns. Now Matthews…

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