Just Released: FDA’s UDI Draft Guidance Document

The FDA issued a new, guidance document, “Unique Device Identification System: Form and Content of the Unique Device Identifier (UDI).” You may have received an email from the FDA with the announcement of the draft guide. This guide is designed to make sure your labels and data are in compliance with the UDI labeling for medical […]

The Unified Wine & Grape Symposium 2016

The annual Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, the largest industry gathering for those in the wine and grape business, is scheduled for  January 27th – 28th in Sacramento, CA. Along with a full program of educational content for industry members, the Symposium also features an exhibit hall where companies will be showing their products covering just about every […]

IDT Innovative Solutions for Labeling and Coding

If you didn’t attend this year’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, there’s still a chance to catch up on the excitement behind new, innovative solutions for Labeling and Coding by ID Technology. See these ID Technology products featured in this video on Packaging World: Patent Pending high-speed, Wipe-On module for the Model 250 and Model 252 […]

High Quality Labels Without Minimums

Advances in color print technology is revolutionizing the label converting world.  The age of shorter lead times for short-run, high quality labels is here. The advantages of digitally printed labels are: High quality, consistent graphics. Excellent for jobs requiring variable data, images or information. Great for low volume, high SKU needs. Does not require plates or […]

Integrated Packaging and Processing

Are you looking for ways to keep your packaging lines moving faster, without choke points? Are you paying for downtime and inefficient processes? Is your equipment set up for maximum continual operation? Location of equipment, types of equipment, and precise integration can be combined to create a seamless, reliable workflow with Pro Mach equipment and services. Pro Mach is […]

Date Or Lot Codes On The Bottom Of Cans

Many industries are forced to identify their products with date codes, expiration dates, and/or lot codes for tracking and traceability. From hand coding to automated coding in high speed production environments, choosing the right solution can save you from costly penalties, production slow downs or downtime. Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printing is well proven at providing […]

Is It Time To Upgrade Your InkJet Coding Printers?

If your inkjet printing process isn’t keeping up with the demands of your production lines, then it may be time to upgrade your inkjet printers. Some of the most common signs you need to upgrade your inkjet coding printers are: Poor performance as production demands increased. You need to print more lines of code. Older systems […]

FDA Releases UDI Small Entity Compliance Guide

On August 13, 2014, the FDA released a guide to the UDI rule called “Unique Device Identification System: Small Entity Compliance Guide, Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.” This guidance is intended primarily to provide information to the medical device industry, including small businesses, concerning FDA’s September 24, 2013, final rule establishing […]

How To Get Vibrant, Hi-Resolution Labels For Short Runs

You know that label that just grabs your attention? Is it the color? The shiny, glossy overcoat? The cool shape, design, unusual name, brand recognition, or spot-on information that you just had to buy that product? Do you make a product that needs a label but you felt bound by buying minimums, long lead times, […]

Labeling, Coding and Marking – What’s Right For Your Business

Every business has to identify things. From little things to big things, perishables to metal objects, things that move about and things that together make other things. Are you branding your product and need to print full-color labels on demand? Are you required to print variable date/lot codes directly on product packaging, or produce a permanent direct mark? Are you using text, barcodes, […]