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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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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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GS1-128 Data Embedded Barcodes
The GS1-128 barcode was developed to provide a global standard for exchanging data. GS1-128 not only encodes the data, b...
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SSCC for pallet labelling
Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) is the GS1 Identification Key used to identify a logistics unit. It is an 18 digit...
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What is automated pallet labelling?
Here we explore the different types of pallet labelling, why it is needed and how automated pallet labelling can hugely ...
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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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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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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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