Matthews Marking Systems Blog

With 170+ years of coding and marking experience, our engineers, product managers, developers, ink experts and customer support staff have a wealth of knowledge and insight into industry best practices. This blog lets us share tips and tricks and keep you informed about industry developments.

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Center Stage at ITEC 2022

Sustainability Takes Center Stage at Tire Industry Expo in Akron The recent International Tire Exposition and Conference (ITEC) 2022 and Tire Society’s 41st Annual Conference held in Akron, Ohio showcased the progress the tire industry is making on becoming more sustainable while delivering economic value and innovation. As a long-time partner to the tire industry,…

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Small Footprint MPERIA Controller

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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True-zero VOC Inks at ITEC 2022

True-zero VOC Inks for Marking Rubber Take Center Stage at ITEC 2022 In a busy tire manufacturing facility, thousands of flat slabs of tread rubber are processed daily. Keeping track of slabs that look virtually identical but are actually comprised of different compounds would be impossible without accurate marking that can survive the manufacturing process.…

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Production Line Automation, Efficiency

Three Ways to Boost Production Line OEE Centralize control of marking and labeling devices to see rapid efficiency gains.   Achieving production line automation and driving gains in Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is the north star for manufacturing and packaging operations. These incremental gains in efficiency, driven by automation, directly translate to a positive impact…

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Deadlines for Marking with the UFI Code

This regulation was introduced with the amendment of the EU Chemicals Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, also known as the CLP Regulation. The obligation for UFI labelling is implemented in several steps. Deadlines for marking with the UFI code The extension of the CLP Regulation came into force on January 1, 2020. A transition period was…

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