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Making Way for Modern 2D Marks

By calendar-iconMay 25th, 2023

They’re Here! Why You Need to Embrace 2D Barcodes. No doubt, five decades is a good run. The use of 1D barcodes for the past 50 years has revolutionized supply chains and retail, but globalization and the need to track and trace goods in real time are exposing some major limitations. From consumer demand for…

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Pack Expo Report on Sustainability

By calendar-iconMay 25th, 2023

Five Trends Shaping the Future of Sustainable Packaging Looking back through the multitude of innovations showcased at the recent Pack Expo, one major influencing factor stood out from the rest: sustainability. From lively sessions and discussions of the “circular economy” to introductions of innovative materials, processes and products, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is…

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Three Ways to Make Traceability an Asset

By calendar-iconMay 25th, 2023

Transform Your Traceability Initiative from Burden to Asset: Three Ways to Make It So Stating the obvious, your traceability plan probably feels like a huge effort and an exercise in jumping through regulatory hoops. However, savvy companies recognize the tremendous opportunity to get a jump on and outpace the competition. Here are a few suggestions…

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Global Produce & Floral Show Recap

By calendar-iconJuly 19th, 2023

Fresh produce industry moves forward with focus on sustainability, traceability Over the years, Matthews Marking Systems has had the opportunity to work with many top produce brands including household names like Sunkist and Calavo Growers helping them to improve automation, traceability, operational efficiency and to reducing marking and coding costs. After a two-year hiatus it…

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Engineered Wood Leadership

By calendar-iconDecember 15th, 2023

Matthews Showcases Wood Industry Leadership at APA Annual Meeting The APA Annual Meeting and the EWTA’s Info Fair held recently in Miami, Florida felt like “old home week” for many of us at Matthews Marking Systems. It was a chance to connect with our many customers and partners across the engineered wood industry and to…

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