Lot Coding for Brewers

There’s nothing like a cold craft beer! It’s estimated that craft beers sales are growing at 15-20 percent annually. In 2015 craft beer sales exceeded $22.3 billion. With all of this growth and competition how does a micro-brewer stand apart from the crowd? Sure, you can have a great brew, cool labeling, and a hot […]

Jet3pi- Pigmented CIJ Printer

It has always been difficult to run pigmented inks with light, high-contrast colors like white, light blue or yellow in small character Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printers. Unlike black or darker colored dye based inks, pigmented inks require effective agitation to keep pigments from separating from the solvent carrier. Once the pigments separated, the sediment will […]

“best by” or “sell by” Doesn’t Equate to Spoiled Food

There’s been quite a bit of conversation about food waste this summer. As a way of clearing up some common questions about date labels on food packages, let’s look at what they actually mean. When browsing the shelves in a grocery store you’ll notice 4 main types of date codes on products. Each of these […]

Date Code Sheet Sheet

As we all do our best to stay home and continue with life the best we can amidst COVID-19, some folks find ourselves snacking more than ever. Maybe it’s nerves, or maybe you’re like millions of others who are working from home. Whatever the reason, we are snacking more and also finding learning new things. […]

Inkjet System Trade-in Offer

For a limited time, SSI Packaging Group is offering discounts up to 15% when you trade in your OLD inkjet marking system for a new .core inc.jet high definition (high resolution) industrial inkjet marking system.* With a bulk ink handling system included as an essential part of an integrated head, .core units are the most […]

The JET2neo CIJ Printer Cuts Maintenance Time

The high-performance JET2neo Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printer is the ideal printing and marking system for all non-contact marking and coding tasks on a wide variety of materials, products and packages. The “Sealtronic“ automatic nozzle seal sets this CIJ printer from the competition ensuring that the ink never dries out. Built with high-quality materials, sophisticated technologies […]

Manufacturing 2021: How to Meet Demand in a Post-Pandemic World

With the U.S. now vaccinating an astonishing 2 million people people per day, the end of the pandemic is drawing closer than ever. Even once it’s over, though, there are some parts of our world that will have changed forever. More people have now become accustomed to digital buying than ever before—and manufacturers will continue […]

You Ate What for Lunch? The Value of Quality Date Codes

The noise in the school cafeteria sounded like a roller coaster line at an amusement park. The children were excited to be out of class for their 25 mins. respite for lunch. As I wait for my daughter, I noticed the familiar long line at the cafeteria counter. A lot has changed in last 30+ […]

Matthews’ VIAjet V-Series

MATTHEWS’ NEW DROP-ON-DEMAND (DOD) VALVE TECHNOLOGY MARKING SYSTEM AUTOMATES TRACEABILITY, EASILY CONTROLS MULTIPLE PRODUCTION LINES VIAjet(TM) V-Series is ideal for industrial ink jet marking applications. Pittsburgh, PA, – Matthews Marking Systems, a leading manufacturer of marking and coding products, announces a new large character drop-on-demand (DOD) marking system specifically designed for challenging industrial applications. The […]

The Top 5 Advantages of Continuous Inkjet Printers

First introduced to the market in the early 1950s, continuous inkjet or “CIJ” printers remain one of the manufacturing industry’s most preferred industrial marking options. Their remarkable capabilities make them perfect solutions for items like cosmetics, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, electronics, and automotive components, all of which present uniquely demanding coding and marking challenges. If […]

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