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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Marking Automation for the Win

How marking automation can help you deal with labor shortages, SKU growth Are you spending too much time and effort managing the dual challenge of labor shortages and major growth in the number of SKUs? You’re not alone. Labor shortages are a worldwide concern. As the generational bulge of Baby Boomers age out of the…

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Is Ease of Use the Most Important Feature?

Why usability is critical for marking and coding success What is the most important feature of marking technology? You’re probably thinking speed or precision. And while they are both important, you’d be wrong. Arguably, the single most important feature of your marking technology is usability. Usability will help make your operations simpler and frustration-free. It…

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Gear up for marking success

Why you need to consider centralizing marking control — it’s easier than you think Do you have control of marking and coding across your whole operation? If the answer is no, you are missing out on serious benefits to your bottom line. Marking and coding hold an essential place on the factory floor. Every mark…

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Take Control of Marking and Coding

What capabilities should you look for in a print controller? Imagine having an automated controller that lets you control all your coding and marking from one place. It improves the accuracy and consistency, speeds up changeovers, and integrates with other printers and equipment on your line. And the best bit? You don’t have to be…

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Getting Started with Marking and Coding

Why thermal inkjet printers are the go-to option when you need quality marks at an affordable price point If you are into crafting bespoke goods or selling your wares at a market stall, you likely have a simple manual way of placing tracking codes or best buy dates on products. But what happens when you’re…

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