Continuous Ink Jet – Rewriting the Rules

With code quality and durability becoming increasingly important, it is clear that technological development of Continuous Ink Jet [CIJ] is needed to deliver optimal drop repeatability, high resolution, and accuracy in today’s high-speed production environments. The key to solving issues around code quality can be found in the print head.

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Plastic is not fantastic: the packaging ban that’s sweeping the world

Polystyrene foam is facing global rejection. Across the United States, cities are banning the packaging substance. Seattle, Los Angeles and Portland have all followed the example set by San Francisco’s expanded plastic foam ban, as legislation begins to tackle growing environmental concern. It’s not just the States either, as the ban moves to South East […]

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The Changing Face of Pharmaceutical Packaging

$80 billion. That’s how much the global pharmaceutical industry is predicted to be worth by 2020. And it’s no surprise. Packaging has a crucial role in pharma and must adhere to strict standards and regulations. Few other consumables are as potentially harmful.

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How Domino’s Pharma Laser gets you ready for item-level serialisation

The pharmaceuticals industry faces tough legislation at every turn. And so it should: the perils of making mistakes in medicine are self-explanatory. Wrong ingredients, incorrect dosage or consumption of a different product altogether, can lead to all manner of unwanted repercussions: litigation, crushed reputation, even fatalities. It’s why item-level serialisation of medicinal produce – including […]

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8 trends to watch in pharmaceutical packaging – 2016

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Pharmaceutical packaging is a lucrative market – predicted to reach a global value of $80 billion by 2020. In part that growth is due to aging populations in the developed world as well as better access to pharmaceuticals in the developing w­­orld. Yet industry challenges such as child-resistant packaging, CSR, counterfeits and prescription compliance are […]

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Case study: Domino the perfect tonic for pharma manufacturer

Engelhard Arzneimittel & Domino

How could Domino improve your printing and coding operations? Sometimes the best way to find out is to look at how Domino printers have transformed other businesses – such as pharmaceutical producer Engelhard Arzneimittel. When they needed a more flexible way to add codes to their medicinal products, Domino didn’t disappoint.

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What’s the best technology for adding unique codes to pharmaceutical packaging?

If you haven’t already, now is the time to begin planning for item-level serialisation in the pharmaceutical industry. Soon you will be legally obliged to make sure every packet or bottle of prescribed medication carries the correct coding information. Here’s how thermal inkjet printers can help. Item-level serialisation and the race for compliance The pharmaceutical […]

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Coding and product identification is changing for the better

Product identification is changing fast. For modern manufacturers, there’s more to it than simple lot numbers and GTINs. The new culture of coding can improve customer loyalty, boost brand exposure, simplify supply chain management and combat counterfeit trading. Here’s how. What is Unique Product Identification and who can benefit? Today’s production line technologies have opened […]

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Can operational leasing transform FMCG businesses?

For FMCG businesses, replacing production line printers involves investment. But persevering with old, inefficient equipment chomps away at both productivity and profits. With operational leasing, manufacturers get all the benefits of new print technology, without the upfront costs.

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The best blog posts of 2015

The packaging and print industry rarely pauses for breath. From dramatic regulatory change to exciting technological breakthroughs, 2015 was another whirlwind year.

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