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Sustana Lowers Costs and Achieves Environmental Gains
Sustana, an industry-leading producer of quality fiber-based products and services, takes sustainability to the next level help from Matthews V-Series and MPERIA platform Industry: Paper Products  Application: Automated Marking System, Product Traceability  Products: V-Series, MPERIA Controller  Summary Sustana is an industry-leading producer of quality fiber-based products and services with a history that extends back to 1882…
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Simply the Zest — Ventura Pacific Modernizes Marking with Matthews MPERIA® Platform
How Ventura Pacific uses a suite of integrated Matthews printers and the MPERIA® platform to modernize their marking capabilities, reduce costs, improve up time, and gain invaluable peace of mind. Industry: Produce Application: Automated Marking System, Product Traceability Products: MPERIA Controller, A Series Automatic Labeling Machine, L Series (Thermal Inkjet), T Series (Piezo Inkjet) Summary…
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Clas Ohlson Transforms Labeling Operations with MPERIA® A-Series System
Clas Ohlson modernizes operations with MPERIA A-Series, maximizing efficiency, flexibility, and operational safety. Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods Application: Automated Labeling Products: MPERIA Controller, A-Series print-and-apply labeling system Summary When Clas Ohlson — one of Sweden’s largest mail order companies — was adding a new line to their distribution center, they saw an opportunity to level…
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Haley Manufacturing’s Juicy Secret for More Fruitful Production
How Haley Manufacturing’s Gentle Bagger and Matthews’ MPERIA® L-Series Are Helping Fruit Packagers Transition from Manual Labor to Cutting-edge Automation Industry: Food & Beverage Application: Automated Marking Products: MPERIA Controller, L-Series thermal inkjet (TIJ) Summary Located in Yakima, Washington, Haley Manufacturing is a world leader in high-quality packaging equipment and integration solutions, especially for delicate…
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Cheese Manufacturer Gains a “Hole” Lot of Efficiency
Fairview Swiss Cheese upgrades to Matthews’ MPERIA® L-Series thermal inkjet (TIJ) using LS-6101 ink (dye-based, fast-drying with FDA incidental contact approval) and gains seamless integration capabilities to improve efficiency, eliminate production stoppages, and reduce overall marking costs. Industry: Food & Beverage Application: Automated Marking Products: MPERIA Controller, L-Series thermal inkjet (TIJ) Summary Fairview Swiss cheese…
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Industrial Chemical Company Upgrades for Efficiency and Scalability
LCY CHEMICAL CORP partners with ISSI to modernize their printing, improve efficiency, and lay the foundation for production expansion by implementing Matthews’ VIAjet™ V-Series and MPERIA® controller. Industry: Petrochemicals, performance plastics Application: Automated Marking, Bag Marking Products: MPERIA Controller, V-Series drop-on-demand (DOD) Summary Founded in 1965, LCY CHEMICAL CORP is a petrochemical company with branches…
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Snack Manufacturer Doubles Capacity with Pallet Labeling Upgrade
Sweden’s leading snack manufacturer eliminates production line bottlenecks and doubles capacity with Matthew’s MPERIA® A-Series T63 automated pallet labeling system. Summary A market-leading Swedish snack manufacturer with almost seventy years of heritage needed to modernize their pallet labeling system with a more accurate, flexible, and efficient solution. Their legacy palletizing system was creating a bottleneck…
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Easy XML Integration Enables EstiFrame Market Dominance
EstiFrame Technologies, A Simpson Strong-Tie Company, integrates Matthews’ MPERIA® OEM Controller and T-Series printheads. Upgrade to support and enhance the marking precision and mark durability of their EasyFrame saws. Summary Launched in 2017, EstiFrame has a lineage that includes 40 years of experience in framing and software development. Founders Aaron Love and Coby Gifford created…
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MPERIA Delivers the Juice Needed by a Mandarin Packager
Porterville Citrus, a premier packager of multiple citrus fruits, including Mandarin oranges, leans into the MPERIA platform to automate data flow, incorporate vision validation, and vastly improve their productivity. Summary For plant managers and production line operators, the mission is simple: Improve their facility’s Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). And anyone that has pursued this goal…
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15% Production Gain by Leading Truss Manufacturer
New V-Series drop-on-demand inkjet advances production and delivers savings. Stone Truss turned to Matthews Marking Systems for a lumber printing solution used for their trusses and other products. They wanted a system to help increase their board-feet production while saving man-hours. Summary Stone Truss has been the manufacturer of choice for wood roof trusses and…
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30% Production Gain by Leading Citrus Grower
New print and apply labeler improves productivity and quality control. Sunkist co-op member, Bagdasarian, turned to Matthews Marking Systems for an automated print and apply labeling solution. They wanted a system that was faster, more accurate, and easier to manage than their legacy system. Summary Sunkist® is the oldest continuously operating not-for-profit citrus cooperative in…
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Three Ways a Pickle Producer Pepped Up Production
Mt. Olive Pickle, a premier producer of pickles and peppers, streamlines production with the help of the MPERIA® marking and coding system.    Don’t take our word for it, watch the full case study here. Summary Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. (Mt. Olive Pickle) has been delighting customers for more than 95 years, annually…
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Hydroponic Produce Grower Saves Green With Improved Traceability
Centralized marking brings improved barcodes and traceability to Pete’s Living Greens. Pete’s Living Greens serves big-box retailers and prepares for growth by upgrading to a centralized marking and coding system. Resulting benefits include increased efficiency, improved traceability, fewer quality holds and rejects, and an overall better customer experience.   See how Pete’s Living Greens improved…
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Mandarin Packager Increases Speed, Efficiency and ROI
Mandarin Orange Packager Puts the Squeeze on Inefficient Marking Porterville Citrus, a premier packager of multiple citrus fruits, including Mandarin oranges, improves packaging operations with the help of the MPERIA® platform. Summary Plant managers and production line operators alike are on a constant mission to improve their facility’s Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). In the pursuit…
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Consumable Cost Cut by 80% for Produce Packer
Ventura Pacific Company makes the switch from labels to direct carton marking for a more efficient production. See how Ventura Pacific improved traceability and efficiency in this 3-minute video case study. Summary Ventura Pacific Company (Ventura Pacific) is a premier grower and packer of California lemons marketing through the Sunkist label. Operating out of two…
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International Produce Supplier Improves Operational Efficiency and Labor Costs
4Earth Farms, one of the largest organic produce suppliers in the U.S., plants seeds for the future with a Matthews’ turnkey automated labeling system.   A-Series Labeller on 4EARTH Farms line. Summary Serving some of the largest and best-known health food retailers and wholesalers worldwide, 4Earth Farms manages an enormous volume of organic, specialty, and…
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Produce Brand Achieves Productivity Gains and Cost Savings
Calavo Growers, a Global Produce Brand, Achieves Major Productivity Gains and Cost Savings While Ensuring Critical Traceability    Watch Calavo Growers’ Operations Manager, Joseph Malagone, explain how the coding & traceability needs of their large avocado production operation were met by Matthews Marking Systems. Summary Faced with excessive material expenses, downtime, and waste due…
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Metal Marking Gets 50% Efficiency Boost
Sierra Aluminum upgrades from CIJ to DOD to achieve 50% improved efficiency, lower costs, and anticipated one-year ROI. After experiencing consistent, production-halting performance issues with their existing CIJ printing solution, Sierra Aluminum tackled their challenge by implementing Matthews Marking Systems’ VIAjet™ V-Series DOD Inkjet Printer with the MPERIA® automation platform.   Summary Sierra Aluminum is…
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Giving Back and Building the Future
Matthews Partners with Penn State Students on Innovative Labeling Solution for Happy Valley Soup Company The Happy Valley Soup Company Tackles Growth Challenges with an Integrated and Scalable Labeling Solution Built Just for Them Increased demand is a good problem to have, unless limited resources make it difficult to meet that demand. The Happy Valley…
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Specialty Food Processor Reduces Costs and Improves Print Quality with Efficient Thermal Inkjet Solution
Specialty Food Processor Reduces Costs and Improves Print Quality with Efficient Thermal Inkjet Solution The Challenge Industry leading specialty food manufacturer, BÜRGER GmbH & Co. KG, sought to improve print quality and decrease maintenance costs for their fresh produce packaging line. Their previous solution was showing its age with streaks and lines over the printed…
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Primary Package Coding
Manufacturer of Dietary Supplements and Functional Beverages Saves Time, Reduces Waste, and Increases Marking Flexibility with New Coding Solution
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Case Coding
Cosmetics manufacturer implements MPERIA-driven high-resolution direct carton marking, cuts costs by 50% and errors by 30%
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2D Code on Aluminum Strip
Aluminum strip manufacturer gains 2D barcode traceability while maintaining production line speed
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Automotive Part Marking Application Brief
Industry-leading manufacturer of automotive frames implements DOD marking, controlled by MPERIA®, for product identification
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Steel Pipe Marking and Coding
Steel tube and pipe manufacturer adds MPERIA-controlled DOD marking with pigmented white ink for product identification
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Lot Coding on Primary Packaging
Third Party Logistics Provider Cuts 95% of Setup Time and Over 99% Downtime with New Coding Solution from Matthews Marking Systems
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Label Replacement Savings
Corbion Saves $80,000 USD a year with Matthews Marking Systems
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Bag Marking
By Replacing Continuous Inkjet with MPERIA®-Driven Thermal Inkjet Printing Technology, Tortilla Chip Manufacturer Cuts Downtime 90%
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Tire Marking Application Brief
Tire Manufacturer Improves Coding Visibility on Tread Line with Matthews Marking Systems
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Case Coding Regulatory Codes – Spirits Manufacturer Application Brief
Premium Spirit Producer Eliminates Costly Government Fines with Matthews’ MPERIA®
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Corrugated Box Case Coding Application Brief
Leading Snack Manufacturer Saves Time and Money with MPERIA® and VIAjet™ T-Series
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Vision System Integration
Packaging Printer Improves Code Quality & Utilizes Existing Vision System
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OSB Wood Marking Application Brief
OSB Manufacturer Improves Product Branding in Harsh Environments with Matthews Marking
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Label Replacement Defect ID
Label Printer Looks to Matthews to Solve Defect Marking Problem
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Line Automation
Global Plastics Manufacturer Uses MPERIA® to Automate Customer-Specific Coding, Reducing Errors, Labor and Consumables Costs
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Label Replacement In-Line Marking
Food Ingredient Manufacturer Finds Efficiencies and Cost Savings with MPERIA® and VIAjet™ T-Series
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FDA Approved Solutions for Marking
Packaging OEM Transitions to MPERIA®-Driven Thermal Ink Jet Printing Technology for Cleaner Operation and Crisper Marks
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Egg Carton Marking
Egg Processor Cuts Packaging Costs by Replacing Labeling System with MPERIA®-Driven Thermal Inkjet Printing Technology
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Case Coding for Cosmetics
Cosmetics Manufacturer Eliminates Label Costs, Waste with MPERIA®-Driven Printing Directly Onto Case Carton
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Thin Plastic Film for Bakery
Bison Bag Switches to Thermal Inkjet Printer with Active Bulk Ink Supply to Meet Customer’s Serialization Needs
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Beverage Marking and Coding
MPERIA® Controls Multiple Printing Technologies from a Single Interface at Major Soft Drink Bottler’s Plant
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Beverage Bottle Marking and Coding
Beverage Bottler Selects MPERIA®- Controlled Thermal Inkjet Printer for Ease of Maintenance, Operation to Mark “Best Before” Codes
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Large Character Marking for Aluminum
Aluminum Processor, Distributor Upgrades Drop-on-Demand Printheads and Control Platform to Meet Customer Needs
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