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Coding and labelling advice

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Browse this section to equip yourself with all of the relevant information that you will need for the coding and labelling industry. We cover a mixture of topics; including issues such as barcode design, most suitable printing technology, forthcoming trends in coding and labelling, and much more.

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Choosing the right coding and labelling
Choosing the right coding and labelling technology
The manufacturing industry is facing many modern challenges. Constant changes in legislation, the uncertainty of Brexit,...
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How to calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
OEE is a best practice metric which identifies the percentage of planned production time that is truly productive. Read ...
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Plastic Packaging Tax
As of April 1st 2022, the UK government has introduced the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT). The PPT is a tax for any plastic...
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What is a Thermal Transfer Overprinter (TTO)?
TTO printers are the established technology of choice for a wide range of coding applications. See its uses here.
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What is Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)?
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a process in which a workplace will utilise machines, equipment and its employees ...
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Sustainable Packaging
Hard-to-recycle plastic packaging has found its way into the environment in mass quantities, dictating the need for inno...
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An introduction to Blockchain
The demand for traceability and trust throughout the food supply chain has never been greater. Read our guide on Blockch...
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Open Process Connectivity (OPC)
OPC is a standard that defines “Open Process Connectivity” or just “Open Connectivity” meaning that different industrial...
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What is Industry 4.0?
Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, also referred to as ‘sm...
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