End of Parts & Service – SATO Printers

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 some of their legacy models have reached the end of their service/support period. Included are the following models:   You can see the original SATO end of […]

Podcast – Lasers and Sustainability

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 a visit to Macsa ID in Barcelona, to chat with Macsa’s CEO Jordi Pinot on the topic of sustainability in packaging and how laser coding […]

Product Handling Considerations for Barcoding on Shipping Cases

Using inkjet printers to add variable information to shipping cases, is increasing in popularity. Using this technique can dramatically reduce the number of pre-printed items that need to be managed and fit into company efforts to increase digitalization and move to a lean workflow. Here at ID Technology, we have a lot of experience when […]

The Labeling News Podcast

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 is going to cover a wide range of topics in the world of labeling and packaging generally. This first episode focuses on sustainability and […]

All Labels Are Not Equal

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, using flexo or digital technology, ready to be applied to our customer’s products. We also make a lot of […]