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.

On the Mark #1

On the Mark #1: Robots, traceability and sustainability Catching up on interesting news and innovations in production, packaging and more What CPGs can achieve with robots and cobots plus common hurdles. CPGs are turning to robots and collaborative robots or cobots as they are known to reduce labor and repetitive tasks and to increase speed…

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Metal Industry Trends

Metal manufacturers and fabricators adapt to changing times   As the post COVID-19 era drags on, the metal fabrication and manufacturing industries continue to be impacted by ongoing uncertainty across the economy. The forces having the greatest impact on the industry are arguably the global supply chain disruption and acute, persistent labor shortages.    With the METALCON…

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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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