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Direct Case Coding or Labeling?

By calendar-iconMarch 28th, 2024

When to choose direct marking over labeling for case coding: 3 real-life examples We’ve previously covered when you should choose automated labeling over direct marking here, so now let’s look at the other side. Virtually all secondary packaging requires some form of marking, whether brand logos and graphics, barcodes for traceability, or large human-readable text…

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Smarter Packaging With QR Codes

By calendar-iconJanuary 30th, 2024

5 ways serialized QR codes can lift your product + how to add them to your packaging QR codes are everywhere. Menus, milk cartons, billboards, and even Super Bowl ads have them. In 2020, 70.6 million smartphone users in the U.S. scanned quick response codes, according to Statista, which jumped to 88.9 million by 2022…

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Simply the Zest — Ventura Pacific Modernizes Marking with Matthews MPERIA® Platform

By calendar-iconJanuary 16th, 2024

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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Marking and Coding Tips and Tricks

By calendar-iconOctober 10th, 2023

Cracking the Code: How to Maximize Marking and Coding Reliability Here are four real world strategies to help you avoid unplanned downtime and keep your lines up and running strong Whether you’re producing a single product on one production line or hundreds of products across the globe, equipment reliability is a critical factor in manufacturing.…

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