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Product Coding IPPE 2022

If you work in packaging for a meat or poultry company, you almost certainly have to print variable information onto every pack you produce. To be honest, this kind of product coding can be rather frustrating. This is especially so when a small item such as a date coding printer can cause so much maintenance […]

IPPE 2022 – Print and Apply Labeling

As tradeshows continue to come back to in-person, after the enforced Covid break, coming up in January is The International Production & Processing Expo, or IPPE. The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is a collaboration of three shows – International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo – showcasing the latest […]

Unified Wine and Grape Symposium

If you work in the wine business, you’re probably already looking forward to the return of an in-person Unified Symposium this year. Our ID Technology team is certainly excited to be back and we’ll be showing our innovative solutions for labeling and coding your products and packaging at booth 1342. ID Technology has a successful […]

Pantone Color of 2022 Very Peri

It’s always exciting when Pantone announces its Color of the Year (well, maybe not for those boring yellow and grey colors from last year), and 2022 is no exception. This year’s – well next year’s I suppose – special color is rather bluey-purply and is called Very Peri, Pantone 17-3938. To be honest, it looks […]

Inkjet or Labeling for Shipping Case Barcodes?

When it comes to adding barcodes to your corrugated shipping cases, the two most common ways to do this are to either use labels or print directly to the box using an inkjet printer. As with many things, the answer is that it depends. Which method is best? Let’s take a look at reasons to […]

Labeling Innovation – NJM Pegasus 328

Quite recently, I found an article in packaging world magazine covering a new NJM Labeling System. The article was from 2005, but this machine had been developed some years earlier. Way back in 1990, I moved from the south of England to the United States and worked as a product manager at New Jersey Machine […]

Labeling & Coding at Westpack

Next week, starting August 10th, is our first in-person tradeshow since the start of the Covid era. Our Labeling & Coding brands will be exhibiting, along with other ProMach business lines, at Westpack in Anaheim, CA. We’ve been busy for the last few weeks getting everything ready and our exhibits should be delivered to the […]

High-Quality Printing for Gypsum Products

Here in the US, it seems just about the interior of just about every house, apartment, and many other buildings is constructed of a product that has so many different names: drywall, plasterboard, wallboard, sheetrock, gypsum board, buster board, custard board (I’ve never seen this called custard board before, but I saw it on Wikipedia, so it must be right). […]

Need Individual UPC GTIN Barcodes?

Over the years, one question I’m always asked is “how can I get single UPC barcodes, or get them in small quantities?” There hasn’t always been a good answer for this – the choice has been to invest in a GS1 company prefix (confusing to many people and can be expensive), or to buy UPC […]

Pantone Color of the Year – 2021

Well, this is interesting (ok, slightly interesting, maybe), the folks at Pantone announced their Color of 2021 a while ago and it is actually two colors. In this newsworthy development, the Color of 2021 is yellow (Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating) AND grey, (Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray). What do you think? Exciting stuff? According to the Pantone […]