About Jim Umbdenstock

Jim is a business executive with over two decades of experience in the packaging product identification field via printing, coding and labeling of primary or secondary packages through the pallet level.
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High Resolution Printing: Sauven 500 vs. Thermal InkJet Printing

High Resolution Printing: Sauven 500 vs. Thermal InkJet Printing

High resolution printing is simply not what it used to be. Advancements in technology have ensured that the printing industry can offer the best in quality, no matter the application, style or needs of the client. Of course, with better printers and higher resolutions, the need for a greater quality of ink must be at the forefront of the discussion. After all, the best car in the world is nothing without the fuel that allows it to function. This is precisely where the Sauven 500 comes into play.

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Labeling Systems: Features of the Re-Pack Three Panel Labeling Applicator

Labeling systems come in all shapes and sizes. The choice of which one is right for your company’s needs depends on a variety of factors. There are times when you can’t simply choose the most popular type, because your needs may be different than the next guy. After all, a company’s products and packages are often like snowflakes — no two are alike.

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Labeling Systems: Features of the Re-Pack Table Top Tamp

As a kid, do you remember trying to get a square peg into a round hole? You sure were determined, weren’t you? For many companies, that’s what it feels like with certain package types. The truth is, not every item has the perfect shape and size to make labeling easy. Often, labeling systems are simply not designed for packages and labeling needs that are outside the “norm.”

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high resolution printing 6000 vs cij

High Resolution Printing: Sauven 6000 vs. Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ)

One of the great things about high resolution printing is the number of choices available to your business. There are printers to fit every need and every budget. Even smaller businesses now have access to quality high resolution printing without the need to break the bank.

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High Resolution Printing: Features Of The Sauven 500

Whether you’re a first year start-up or a larger company that has only a small need for high resolution printing, there’s a good chance you’re looking for a low-cost way to conduct business. But, of course, you still want to look professional in order to stay competitive and not come across like a beginner. If this is what you’re looking for, the Sauven 500 may be just what the printer ordered.

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How to Make Barcode Printing on Cartons More Efficient

As companies that have distribution centers, industrial environments, and warehouses as part of their operations look to make printing barcodes on cartons more efficient, accurate and economical, one process–mobile barcode printing on cartons–is showing promise of helping achieving those objectives.

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3 Creative Ideas for a unique display label

3 Creative Ideas For A Unique Display Label

Product purveyors know that a display label is critical for attracting customers to an item on retail shelves. The label must stand out to get the necessary attention amongst all the other competitive products crammed in around, above, and below the product. That’s why it is well worth the time and effort to create a unique packaging label that draws attention and ultimately facilitates your product being selected above and beyond all others on the shelves. Here are a few tips and tricks on what to focus on to create a unique display label, which, of course, must also contain pertinent information like product information and pricing.

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automatic label applicators top and bottom

3 Automatic Label Applicators that You Should Consider for Your Products

Whether you are in the pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics business, or any other type of vertical market that requires a labeling system for front and back labels, top and bottom labeling or wrap systems, you could benefit from automatic label applicators for their ability to be flexible and highly productive relative to volume output.

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coder machine maintenance

How Do You Know if Your Coder Machine Needs Maintenance?

Keeping your production line on-line is a top priority; when it’s down, it’ll most certainly means lost revenue and possibly adversely affect your reputation. Most of the time, there is not just a sudden breakdown but signs over a period of time that things are not functioning property. For one, knowing what to look for specific to coder machine maintenance can save you time and money down the line and ensure that you stay up and running.

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why you need a date coder

Why You Need A Date Coder For Your Business

A date coder plays an integral role in many types of product-based businesses, and it could be very beneficial to yours. This, of course, will depend on any specific industry requirements and particular products you are packaging. Here we break down what a date coder is and what advantageous this type of machine can provide for your business.

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