Master-slave configuration reduces downtime and printing costs on VitaPak lines.
Most innovations are borne through an attempt to streamline work processes. The most successful innovations can result in some key fringe benefits, like reduced downtime and costs. In the case of Nutra Manufacturing Inc., working with Videojet Technologies Inc. to create a better way to code packages of dietary supplements has cut coding-related downtime in half and is saving the company more than $40,000 annually.
Suppliers voice concern that bar code quality and other issues could undercut the safety goal of FDA's rule.
Nutec Systems (Lawrenceville, NJ) manufactures digital ink-jet printing technology designed for printing 2-D Data Matrix bar codes.
By George Wright IV,
In a move that caught many automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) industry professionals by surprise, GS1 announced on February 14 at its annual meeting of national member organizations (such as GS1 US, GS1 Canada, GS1 UK, etc.), that it was changing the name of Reduced Space Symbology, often referred to as RSS, to GS1 DataBar.
Seconds count during a heart attack. That’s why precision counts at Biosite, which manufactures test panels for use in a portable analyzer for determining what type of heart attack is occurring within 15 minutes. Traditional lab tests usually require one or two hours.