FDA Publishes Proposed Rule for UDI System

Progress is being made in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) UDI program. Ever since Congress passed legislation in 2007 directing the FDA to develop regulations establishing a unique device identification system for medical devices, the FDA has been working closely with industry, the clinical community and patient and consumer groups, and has conducted four […]

Update to the FDA’s UDI Regulation

Are you wondering what is happening to the FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulation? Nothing is official yet, but the most recent information sheds light on an updated timeline for the FDA UDI roll out plan. The UDI standard is expected to be published in 2012. The first set of deadlines is imposed on Class III […]

Photo ID Boosts Campus Productivity

The student Photo ID has evolved into something more than just a means of identifying students, staff, and visitors. Now a Photo ID makes it easier to checkout books from the library, allow access to restricted areas or dorms, or even pay for meals in the cafeteria or snacks from the vending machine. With a […]

Food Safety Legislation Expected To Pass Soon

The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510) could be on the President’s desk within a few weeks. The bill was unanimously voted out of committee in mid-November 2009, and after months of waiting, the Senate is expected to bring pending food safety legislation to the floor within the next week. Even though the bill has […]

Three Great Reasons to Attend the Electronics New England Show

Perhaps you’ve seen our Free Hall Pass offer on Labeling News for the upcoming trade show in Boston this April 21-22. Or maybe you’ve received a post card from us inviting you to be our guest at the trade show. If you are not sure about taking the time to visit, maybe the following will […]

FDA Compliant Blood Bag Labels

Improve patient safety with the latest advances in label and bar code solutions. Winco Identification Corp offers Blood Bag labels that are made of flexible synthetic materials that contour to the irregular shapes of blood bags. These materials are durable enough to withstand contact with water, blood, and chemicals common to blood transfusions and storage. […]

Increasing Label Costs Driving You Crazy?

Increasing Label Costs Driving You Crazy? Tips on how to stay sane. By John Burke – VP, Winco Identification Considering the high cost of gas and groceries, it should come as no surprise that so too is the label industry facing unprecedented high costs and raw material price increases.  Why the increases? These increases are […]

New Labeling Materials for Product Identification

New durable labeling materials for DoD UID applications, power tools, outdoor heavy equipment, automotive, and industrial tools.

Nate Fernald – Commander of American Legion Post

Nate Fernald, Sr. Sales Executive, was sworn in as Commander of the American Legion, Lester W. Chase Post #9 Derry, Department of New Hampshire on February 16, 2008.   During a ceremony that was filled with tradition, Nate was sworn into his new post by the American Legion National Commander, Martin F. Conatser, Department of Illinois. […]

High Resolution Bar Codes – Kapton Labels?

If you are in the electronics industry, you probably have to use Kapton (polyimide film) label material to ensure that your labels survive the temperatures and solvents found in the manufacturing process. As electronic components continue to get smaller, the need for information is increasing, meaning that the Kapton labels have to be printed with high […]