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WestPack 2023
2023-01-13 23:01
If you work in the packaging industry, are you ready for the 2023 tradeshows to begin? We are starting the new year with the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium; we will move on to WestPack… Read More
2023-01-10 18:24
Have you noticed that some continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer manufacturers have rather complex product lines? They may have high-speed, medium-speed, and low-speed models, all with quite… Read More
IP Ratings Explained
2022-12-20 21:26
In our world of packaging equipment, it is common to see various products promoted as having IP ratings. Examples of this include some of our Labeling & Coding products: Citronix… Read More
Permanent Marks For Wine Packaging
2022-11-28 20:19
There are a number of ways to print production codes onto your wine bottles as you package them, but only one becomes a permanent part of the bottle. Laser coding technology etches the p… Read More
Pallet Labeling The Right Way
2022-11-09 14:45
Panther Pallet Labeling Solutions for Warehouse and Logistics Locations. If you are a warehouse or logistics integrator, your solution for labeling completed pallets of products is often… Read More
We Pair Well With Wine
2022-10-11 13:04
Laser Coding for Wineries We do indeed pair well with wine – especially our Macsa laser coders. If you work in the wine industry, you’re probably already aware of some of t… Read More
Shipping Labels Look Good On You
2022-10-04 17:55
Panther Shipping Labeling Automation Solutions. If you need to integrate systems into a distribution center, fulfillment center, or e-commerce operation, one of the final pieces is shipp… Read More
SSCC – Logistic Barcode
2022-09-22 11:14
Do you palletize your products, ready to ship through the logistics chain to your retail customers? You may already label your pallets using the GS1 logistics label concept with its asso… Read More
Meet Our Team: Kimberly Conkel
2022-09-21 13:41
Kim is the plant admin manager at EPI. She has been with the company for 12 years. She joined the team because her previous employer filed for bankruptcy, and she needed employment. She said… Read More
Congratulations Ravi Patel!
2022-09-13 18:38
We are excited to learn that our colleague Ravi Patel is one of the winners of the 2022 PMMI On The Rise Awards. PMMI is our industry trade association for packaging and processing comp… Read More
License Plate Labeling For Inbound Items
2022-09-09 13:25
If you work in a warehouse or any kind of fulfillment center, or your company integrates systems into these locations, you’ll know how important it is to be able to keep track of every… Read More
Meet Our Team: Malcolm Brown
2022-08-30 12:01
Malcolm started working for ID Technology almost a year ago. He is our Business Development Manager for distributed products, like lasers, inkjet printers, continuous inkjet printers, therma… Read More
Labeling Clamshells Trays And More
2022-08-30 11:25
Do you need to apply labels to packages such as clamshells, sealed plastic trays, or similar items? If you do, you probably must apply labels to the package’s top or bottom, maybe b… Read More
Labeling For Secondary Packaging
2022-08-26 15:41
What are the most important factors to consider when looking for a new system for print apply labeling cases trays, and pallets in your secondary packaging operations? Maybe, you are look… Read More
That’s A Wrap, From Front To Back
2022-08-16 17:15
What shapes of container do you need to label? Designed to accommodate a wide variety of round, oval, flat, and rectangular containers and packaging, the all-new MFlex Pressure-Sensitive… Read More
That’s A Wrap – From Front To Back
2022-08-11 13:22
Are your products packaged in non-round containers that need to be labeled? Maybe you also use round containers and need to label those as well. The EPI MFlexFront & Back labeling… Read More
Harsh Environments? Bring It On!
2022-07-27 13:07
A lot of packaging and labeling equipment has to operate reliably in conditions that are not always ideal – often in quite harsh environments. Maybe the area is cold and damp, or… Read More
Meet Our Team: Sandro Viti
2022-07-26 11:20
Sandro started as a consultant for Greydon back in 2012 when he was still living in Italy. He became Greydon’s digital division engineering manager in 2015 when Greydon was acquired by… Read More
Syncing Outside The Box
2022-07-18 19:15
In any labeling system, synchronizing all the machine modules, such as label feed control, conveyors, top-hold stabilizers, and product spacing, is crucial to achieving the most consistent a… Read More
C-Wrap Labeling – A Legend In The Baking
2022-07-17 14:42
If your company produces baked goods, muffins, croissants, cupcakes, etc., you might well package them for retail in clamshell-type containers. The ideal way to label this kind of packag… Read More
Meet Our Team: Tommy Paul
2022-07-14 14:58
Tommy has been with the Panther team for about a year as a Mechanical Drafter and Designer. Before Panther, Tommy worked on an assembly line where he worked his way up to Engineering Manager… Read More
Labeling Solutions For Integrators
2022-07-12 14:14
If your company integrates systems for distribution centers, logistics, or e-commerce, you’ll know that labeling is an important part of the overall process. That’s why Panther o… Read More
One Control To Rule Them All!
2022-07-07 11:53
When we were engineering our new MFlex line of pressure-sensitive labeling systems, one of the top criteria was that they should be simple and sophisticated. Part of the simplicity conce… Read More
Meet The Team – Charles Osborn
2022-06-29 12:32
Charles is the General Manager of the Pewaukee plant in Wisconsin. He and his team cover Wisconsin and Minnesota, the upper midwest. When talking with Charles about his job responsibilit… Read More
Labeler For Round Containers
2022-06-27 13:24
When you are looking to acquire a pressure-sensitive labeler for round containers, there are quite a lot to consider. There are many to choose from at all price points, from low-cost sem… Read More
Meet Our Team: Karl Johann
2022-06-16 12:53
Karl has been with the EPI team for 15 years as an engineer. Obviously, his responsibilities can vary day to day but as an engineer, Karl will take a customer order and manage the project fr… Read More
MFlex Pressure-Sensitive Labeling System
2022-06-14 12:54
Simple, Yet Sophisticated Leveraging EPI’s many years of labeling experience and engineering expertise, the MFlex is an entirely new, modular, and flexible pressure-sensitive labeli… Read More
Meet Our Team: Issac Madrid
2022-06-02 19:25
Issac recently joined the Panther team as the new Assistant Production Manager this year and brought over 20+ years of experience in the manufacturing industry. So naturally, we were beyond… Read More
Walmart Pallet Labeling
2022-06-01 20:19
Does your company ship palletized items to Walmart? If you do, you are probably already aware that there are specific requirements for Walmart pallet labeling and that the company is goi… Read More
IDDBA Show 2022
2022-05-25 14:09
The IDDBA (International Dairy Deli Bakery Association) Show is the largest trade show dedicated to dairy, deli, bakery, and foodservice companies. ID Technology and our ProMach Labeling… Read More
Meet Our Team: Jay Mullaly
2022-05-13 14:00
Jay is one of our Regional Sales Managers, covering our largest region, the Southeast, United States. The Southeast region contains 6 salespeople and 8 service techs covering GA, AL, FL, NC… Read More
Labels In Stock For Fast Delivery
2022-05-11 15:50
If you use labels in your business, you’ll be aware that there have been a lot of supply chain problems over the last year or so due to several issues. Despite this, ID Technology s… Read More
Carteret Coding Acquisition
2022-05-10 12:54
We are pleased to announce that ID Technology recently acquired Carteret Coding, a New Jersey-based manufacturer of wet ink coding systems and a distributor of thermal inkjet systems for OEM… Read More
Meet Our Team – Doug Burns
2022-05-03 12:38
Doug is our Director of Sales for the Greydon brand. Covering all of North America, supporting the ID Technology account managers and OEMs, from his home base in Acworth, Georgia. With o… Read More
Labeling For Walmart – FAQ
2022-05-02 15:36
Do you need to comply with the secondary packaging guidelines for labeling for Walmart? This list of questions we are frequently asked might be helpful. To learn more about GS1 standar… Read More
Meet Our Team – Eric Crear
2022-04-26 13:14
Eric is our Area Sales Manager, covering Minnesota and North and South Dakota from his home base in the Minneapolis – St. Paul area. With a technical background, Eric is very hands… Read More
Ready For Labeling In The Cloud?
2022-04-11 14:00
Do you remember old-school labeling? You’d have a label format for every one of your products – indeed, you’d have multiples because every PC you had connected to a prin… Read More
WestPack 2022
2022-04-07 14:27
Are you going to be visiting WestPack in Anaheim, CA? If you are, we hope you’ll visit us at booth 5239. Our Labeling & Coding brands will be showing solutions that will hel… Read More
Packaging And Labeling For E-commerce
2022-03-16 12:06
With e-commerce becoming more and more important, it is vital that the demanding needs of consumers are met. Among these are: Speed – we all want our purchases to arrive as soon… Read More
Cycle Time – Print Apply Labeling
2022-03-14 14:29
This article was originally posted on the Panther blog and discusses cycle time when printing and applying labels to the top face of varying height products for logistics applications. I… Read More
Green And UV Laser Coders
2022-03-07 14:35
Laser coders have become popular for printing variable information onto products and packaging. There are certainly a lot of advantages – no consumables needed, high-quality permane… Read More
Pack Expo East 2022
2022-03-02 15:13
The world of packaging returns to Philadelphia on March 21st, with the opening of Pack Expo East 2022. Our Labeling & Coding brands will be part of the ProMach Mini-MetroPlex, where w… Read More
New Leadership For Code Tech
2022-02-23 20:31
Michael Shaw was already instrumental in the success of thermal inkjet (TIJ) technology for product coding when he started Code Tech in 2010. Nine years later, after having built his ne… Read More
RFID Rides Again
2022-02-23 12:05
If you’ve been involved in packaging for any length of time, you’ll recall the big Walmart RFID fiasco of the early 2000s.  At that time, the giant retailer mandated… Read More
New ID Technology Website
2022-02-02 13:48
After a lot of work, we are really pleased that our new version of the ID Technology website is live online. https://www.idtechnology.com/ID Technology has a wide range of products, labe… Read More
New Zebra Print Engines ZE511/521
2022-01-26 12:45
It has been a slow launch period for Zebra’s new OEM print engines, the ZE511, and ZE521. Having to contend with Covid and the global logistics mess, has caused the launch to be de… Read More
2022-01-10 18:37
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… Read More
2022-01-05 19:45
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 P… Read More
2022-01-03 18:11
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 b… Read More
2021-12-09 21:16
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&r… Read More
Labeling Innovation – NJM Pegasus 328
2021-08-31 02:20
Labeling innovation, 1990’s style! Quite recently, I found an article in packaging world magazine covering a new NJM Labeling System. The article was from 2005, but this machine… Read More
Labeling & Coding At Westpack
2021-08-06 21:10
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… Read More
High-Quality Printing For Gypsum Products
2021-05-15 16:56
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, plaster… Read More
Need Individual UPC GTIN Barcodes?
2021-01-11 15:52
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… Read More
Pantone Color Of The Year – 2021
2020-12-22 15:35
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… Read More
Shipping Label And Packing Slip Automation
2020-12-15 14:17
If your company has to ship products, there are a couple of things that always have to take place. Print and apply the correct shipping label to the shipment and also make sure a packing sli… Read More
Reinventing Print And Apply Labeling
2020-11-20 15:58
Print and apply labeling can be a challenge, with conflicting wishes. More output at higher conveyor speeds, less downtime, better print quality – especially for GS1 barcodes, and make… Read More
Welcome To ProMach – Panther Industries
2020-09-18 13:34
We are super excited that Panther Industries is now part of our ProMach Labeling & Coding team! Like ID Technology, Panther is a manufacturer of both print/apply and decorative labeling… Read More
New Additions To The ProMach Filling Team
2020-08-12 19:01
Sure, we are having to deal with a major pandemic at the moment, but it doesn’t mean things have slowed when it comes to growing our business. Our Filling Business Line has two new mem… Read More
PackExpo Connects 2020
2020-08-12 16:06
So PPMI finally announced the cancelation of PackExpo in Chicago – to absolutely no one’s surprise. For everyone’s health, this is obviously a good thing, and it is interes… Read More
Video – Solving Labeling Problems
2020-08-03 13:58
Printing and applying labels so secondary packaging has usually involved some compromises. Our super new CrossMerge concept shows that (at least a lot of the time, you can have it all. Wa… Read More
The Evolution Of Print – Apply Labeling
2020-05-18 18:43
Print and Apply – Finally as Simple as it Sounds.  Many of our customers are faced with the same demands when it comes to labeling their secondary packaging: more output from pack… Read More
The Art Of Barcode Shaving
2020-04-29 12:18
Okay, I’m not suggesting that your barcodes are looking a little scraggly and in need of getting their chins cleaned up. Barcode shaving (also often referred to as pixel shaving) is a… Read More
Manage Your New Nutrition Labels
2019-12-11 22:40
The new style, FDA approved, nutritional facts labels take effect next month. The agency has stated that due to many companies int the food industry not being ready, enforcement will be dela… Read More
Product Coding For Protein Producers
2019-08-07 14:47
Regardless of package type, companies that produce meat or poultry products need to add variable information to the package. This includes date and lot codes, establishment codes, regulatory… Read More
End Of Parts & Service – SATO Printers
2019-07-08 13:43
As companies improve their products and introduce new models, earlier generations are discontinued and eventually can no longer be supported. I recently received a reminder from SATO that so… Read More
Podcast – Lasers And Sustainability
2019-06-20 12:43
Our most recent podcast covered two topics: The Loop waste-free packaging concept and how laser coding can help brands meet their sustainability targets. In this episode I take advantage of… Read More
2019-04-17 12:56
Well, I keep hearing that podcasting is the new blogging and, with something like 800 posts and articles here at LabelingNews, it’s time to try something new. The Labeling News podcast… Read More
2019-03-19 16:28
Here at ID Technology, we currently operate six label plants – five in the US and one in Canada – so we make a lot of labels. Many of the labels we sell are beautifully printed… Read More
Welcome To ProMach – Code Tech!
2019-02-14 20:49
Thermal inkjet (TIJ) coding has made serious inroads in the packaging business over the last few years. One of the reasons for this has been the efforts made by evangelists such as the… Read More
2018-11-08 18:14
These days just about every brand is involved in e-commerce, whether it is selling online directly to end users, via retailers online sites or through Amazon’s “Fulfillment by Am… Read More
Laser Coding For Cans
2018-10-31 19:10
For many years, the most common technology to add variable information, such as date and lot codes, serialization codes, to metal cans has been continuous inkjet printing. More recently, de… Read More
New ClearMark™ TIJ Printer
2018-09-26 14:47
Thermal Inkjet (TIJ)  technology from HP has been around for some time, but new developments in the hardware, software and in the types of ink that are available have made TIJ a viable… Read More
Welcome To ProMach FLtecnics
2018-09-17 17:42
ProMach has had a relationship with FLtecnics for about four years and . it is great to see the company is now a part of our team. FLtecnics is based in Girona, Spain and manufactures a… Read More
2018-09-04 20:06
Jim Immel, EPI Technical Sales Manger has had production managers from large regional bakers call him and exclaim that they are drowning in a “sea of orange day-glo”.  Those… Read More
Labeler For Tapered And Round Containers
2018-09-04 18:51
It seems to me that every time I work our booth at a trade show, the same thing happens. A visitor walks onto the booth, delves into a tote bag and brings out a plastic tapered containe… Read More
Semi-Automatic Labeling For Wine Packaging
2018-07-19 14:23
It is quite common for wine packaging to need front and back labels to be placed on the bottles. For products with reasonably large production, this is not a problem because a labeling mach… Read More

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