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  • Markem-Imaje acquires Blue Bite

    Jun 28, 2021, 14:00 PM by Global Communications
    Expands portfolio of software solutions serving product identification, traceability, authentication, and consumer engagement applications
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  • Initiative launched to drive shift to more sustainable, MEK-free product coding

    Jun 8, 2021, 08:01 AM by Global Communications
    The latest undertaking within Markem-Imaje’s long-standing commitment to sustainability encourages the use of multi-purpose MEK-free inks which cut Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions by up to 50%. The company is planting one tree in Peru for each case purchased, initially for a total of 3,000 trees. This will help restore biodiversity and improve conditions for local communities there, while helping to fight global warming, thanks to the CO2 stored in the wood.
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  • Market’s fastest high resin thermal transfer coding now available

    May 19, 2021, 13:57 PM by Global Communications
    The innovation launched today – a market first – means that manufacturers can now print codes with high resin thermal transfer ribbons at up to 600 millimeters per second (2 feet per second). This is nearly double the speed of any other comparable option. Maintenance is also reduced in this thermal transfer overprinting (TTO) application. Existing high resin ribbon users will improve their profitability with greater throughput, while more companies can benefit from the extra durable and crisp prints provided by this TTO option.
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  • Inks and brackets make coding extruded products easier and safer

    Mar 9, 2021, 08:03 AM by Global Communications
    Three inks, two MEK-free options, and a one-ink-fit-all silver, as well as quick release brackets, help manufacturers maximize availability, performance, and quality.
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  • Ink raises standard of continuous inkjet coding for fast-moving consumer goods

    Mar 8, 2021, 14:18 PM by Global Communications
    Black, multi-purpose ink enables safer, more sustainable fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) coding, with fewer errors – all for the same total cost of ownership (TCO) versus traditionally-used, MEK-based options.
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  • Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

    Jan 22, 2021, 09:23 AM by Global Communications
    A new alcohol-based ink, particularly aimed at the food industry, as well as fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) such as cosmetics, improves user experience, convenience, and cost control, while still delivering excellent code quality.
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  • Markem-Imaje wins award for its ink safety and sustainability campaign

    Dec 10, 2020, 09:10 AM by Global Communications
    Campaign which successfully persuaded companies of all sizes to reconsider impact of ink choice on safety, sustainability, compliance and brand reputation wins European Excellence Award in Chemicals & Industrials category.
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  • Thermochromic ink helps ensure higher safety standards for packaged food

    Nov 19, 2020, 14:00 PM by Global Communications
    A thermochromic ink that changes colour at high temperatures now offers food manufacturers a more reliable coding method, with a more obvious color change, to indicate correct sterilization of packaged food products. Designed for retort sterilization of filled cans or plastic pouches, the ink changes from black to blue when the food package reaches the correct temperature of between 115 and 125 °C.
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  • Multilingual, intelligent virtual assistant helps keep coding-related uptime high

    Nov 12, 2020, 09:38 AM by Global Communications
    An advanced online virtual assistant is now available for users of Markem-Imaje printers. Powered by self-learning artificial intelligence, it ensures coder operators can quickly get their equipment running again following stoppages or usage problems.
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  • New site deepens commitment to India’s product identification and traceability needs

    Nov 5, 2020, 07:47 AM by Global Communications
    To better align the services and solutions offered to its customers in the Indian subcontinent, Markem-Imaje is opening a new factory and head office in Bhiwadi, India. The modern production facility features state-of-the-art labs and sampling centers, as well as ink production and printer assembly.
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  • Thermal transfer printer offers easier integration into packaging lines by OEMs

    Nov 3, 2020, 08:39 AM by Global Communications
    Equipment launched today makes integrating SmartDate® X45 and SmartDate® X65 thermal transfer (TTO) printers into packaging lines easier than ever before for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Suitable for form fill and seal packaging lines, it has an array of features which make it easy to install, even in very tight spaces. The controller also helps optimize their customers’ operations with significant built-in flexibility to future-proof their coding investment. Additionally, it enables high speed coding and helps OEMs provide their customers a better user experience.
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  • Multilingual webinars available to improve package coding operations

    Oct 29, 2020, 09:50 AM by Global Communications
    Available now are eight, on-demand webinars in English, French and German with tips to improve product, case and pallet coding. In October to December there are six more, addressing segments such as small to medium enterprises (SMEs), Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and beverage, as well as continuous inkjet (CIJ) and thermal transfer (TTO) coding. Options to combat counterfeiting and safeguard compliance, best practices for end-of-line coding, and the role connected services play in boosting uptime will also be discussed. These webinars will be in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.
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  • Rental program ensures ideal coding without high capital costs

    Oct 20, 2020, 07:32 AM by Global Communications
    A rental scheme launches globally today which gives manufacturers a cost-effective way of benefitting from high quality, turnkey coding solutions. Scalable and customized to their exact requirements, it covers all hardware, software, and consumables needed to code products, cases and pallets, with no upfront investment – only a fixed, periodic fee.
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  • Cost-effective inkjet printer launched for small to medium-sized enterprises

    Oct 19, 2020, 07:57 AM by Global Communications
    The coder launched today has been specifically designed to meet the needs of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for high quality, yet cost-effective and hassle-free, product coding. Designed for low-to-medium duty operation up to 4.4 m/s (14.4 ft/s), it is not only easy-to-use and maintain, it adapts easily as production ramps up. Intended for a wide range of industries, it offers IP55 protection, making it ideal for many applications, including food and beverage.
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  • Markem-Imaje announces acquisition of Solaris Laser S.A.

    Oct 18, 2020, 08:05 AM by Global Communications
    Markem-Imaje has announced the acquisition of Solaris Laser S.A. (“Solaris”). Markem-Imaje is a trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions within Dover Corporation’s Imaging & Identification segment.
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