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Coding and labelling advice

Advice and Knowledge

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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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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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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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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Windsor Framework - 'Not for EU'
The Windsor Framework introduces a new way to move pre-packed retail goods from Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wal...
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Product labelling for the dairy sector
To deal with the high demands of dairy production, it is important that manufacturers take time and sound advice on suit...
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TTO vs. Entry-level TIJ
Which is better for flexible film printing, Thermal Transfer Overprinters or Thermal Inkjet? Find out here.
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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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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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