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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METALCON 2022 Show Report

Metal building products gain traction as sustainable, weather resistant alternative With global warming creating havoc from Florida to California, one building material stands out from the rest when it comes to coping with extreme weather. This material holds up well against fire, heavy wind and rain, it’s less expensive to install and maintain, and it’s…

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Produce growers freshen up production

How 6 produce packers found fresh ways to boost efficiency, lower production costs and improve traceability   Reliable and efficient carton coding and marking is a critical success factor for produce growers, packers and shippers. While there are many providers of inkjet technology to choose from, no one else matches what Matthews Marking Systems brings to…

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Tackle Labor Shortages with Automation

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

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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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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