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Hidden Costs of End of Line Coding
Gain transparency into the total cost of ownership between large character inkjet (LCIJ) and labeling solutions. In this whitepaper, we spotlight the hidden costs for each of these systems to help in your evaluation of end of line coding solutions.

Crawl Before You Walk – Small Steps Towards Sustainability
For many consumer products manufacturers, sustainable packaging seems like an unending, insurmountable project. Well, it is true that sustainable packaging is never fully achieved, for it is an ongoing process.

Evolution of Inkjet - From an Application’s Viewpoint
Industrial inkjet printing today is no more similar to inkjet from the late 70’s as today’s Chevrolet is similar to your father’s! Meaning that from an applications perspective you can still find the old reliable valve jet drop-on-demand systems just like you can find the old reliable Chevy. But is that what you want to drive today?

Third-Party Ink Jet Inks...Deal or No Deal
Over the last several years, nearly every corporation has sought ways to tighten the belt on manufacturing costs, including the costs of running marking and coding equipment.To that end, ink suppliers have become plenty in the industrial market. But are third party inks a viable solution for saving money? Well, it depends on the third-party provider.

Quick Change Artist
There are countless articles on the subject of contract packaging. Amongst the hype, one thing is clear - flexibility is the key to success for co-packers. But how do co-packers accomplish this without sacrificing efficiency or quality?

Trade Show – To Go or Not Go?
In today’s workplace it seems that there are never enough hours to tackle the day’s chores. We all wear multiple hats and are responsible for several tasks and endless projects. We get so bogged down that it becomes difficult to justify being away from the office, even for things as important as vacation once or twice a year.

Thinking on the Outside of the Box 
“Sustainability”—a new name for an old concept. Namely, the way in which a product, materials, packaging and palletization methods impact space utilization, storage, transportation and distribution costs through the lifecycle supply chain.

Why buy from a distributor when you can buy direct from the manufacturer? 
Industrial distributors have been selling packaging products and equipment for decades, but are they still the best choice for companies in pursuit of industrial products? The answer is yes and here’s why…