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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On the Mark #12

On the Mark #12: From intelligent packaging to capturing factory heat waste and more Catching up on interesting news and innovations in production, packaging and more Most surveyed brands yet to utilize active and intelligent packaging. According to the 2022 PMMI Business Intelligence report, “Meat, Poultry, Seafood, and Alternative Proteins: Automation, Expansion, Sanitation,” 69% of…

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Industry 5.0-Part2

As we discussed in our previous blog post on Industry 5.0, while the world remains firmly ensconced in bringing Industry 4.0 to fruition, the ideas behind Industry 5.0 are beginning to take hold, not just in Europe where this initiative started but across the globe. Industry 5.0 aims to address some of the immediately obvious…

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Industry 5.0-Part1

Rapid advancements in technology have resulted in unprecedented gains for industries across the globe, creating a wealth of opportunities for automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to change and enhance the way we – humans – work. But the speed with which new technologies have been, and continue to be, introduced has resulted in unforeseen issues…

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Advanced Metal Marking

Three Ways to Take Your Metal Marking to the Next Level Get insights on how to make marking worries a thing of the past.   If you’re using older marking technologies like stamping and stenciling or need larger marks than possible with continuous ink jet (CIJ), you may be missing out on significant operational efficiencies…

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On the Mark #11

On the Mark #11: Artificial Intelligence for metal manufacturers, predictive maintenance, nanotechnology’s food packaging future Catching up on interesting news and innovations in production, packaging and more AI and the future of metal manufacturing. Artificial intelligence (AI) could be used in endless ways, including troubling scenarios where humans are completely replaced on the factory floor.…

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