Enterprise Labeling News You Should Know

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 25, 2016

Enterprise labeling plays an important role in so many industries, and there is no shortage of news to share about how these techniques and technologies are developing.

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Topics: Labeling

Enterprise Labeling A Crucial Part Of Bimodal Supply Chains

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 24, 2016

As the complexity of any system increases, so too does the need to track products that travel through it.

Some businesses - typically older, more established ones - operate in a fairly conservative, risk-averse manner. They understand their role in the marketplace and use the same reliable strategies that have given them market share in the past. Though this approach can grant stability, it also leaves businesses open to stagnation that leaves them behind the competition.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Labeling

Enterprise Labeling 101 Webinar

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 21, 2016

If you're looking to get a better understanding of how Enterprise Labeling can assist you with a wide range of barcode labeling challenges in today's global supply chain then you won't want to miss our upcoming 30 minute webinar on Thursday 10/276 at 11am EST.

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Topics: Labeling

FDA To Hold First DSCSA Meeting

Posted by Craig Hodgson on October 20, 2016

The Drug Supply Chain Security Act aims to protect U.S. consumers from counterfeit or contaminated pharmaceutical drugs. First signed into law by President Obama in 2013, the DSCSA includes a lengthy adjustment period that runs between 2015 and 2024.

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Topics: DSCSA, Pharma Labeling

Loftware Partners with PTC, Announces Medical Device Solution

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 19, 2016

New Solution Streamlines Entire Label Process, Offers Operational Control and Improves Quality

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Topics: Labeling

Labeling Is Everyone's Concern

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 18, 2016

Supply chain professionals might not see eye-to-eye on everything, but almost all of them agree on the importance of labeling.

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Topics: Video, Labeling

The Problem With Pre-Printed Label Stock

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 17, 2016

Pre-printed label stock is no longer the best solution for supply chin labeling.

At first glance, it may seem that using pre-printed stock is the most convenient way to label products. After all, if the labels are already printed and ready to go, it should be easy and cost-effective to manage inventory.

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Topics: Labeling

Barcode Labeling Terms You Should Know

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 12, 2016

Barcode labels are crucial for keeping supply chains moving and products properly identified. However, business needs aren't universal. Every manufacturer has different standards, and they all require a solution that helps them deal with this complexity.

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Topics: Labeling

Color Labeling - A Major Driver of Printer Purchases This Year

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 10, 2016

As we approach the end of 2016, it's useful to look back at what some of the most significant enterprise labeling trends of the year were.

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Topics: Labeling

Beyond GHS: What’s Next for Chemical Labeling?

Posted by Greg Wimble on October 7, 2016

Last week’s Fall meeting of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) in Arlington, VA, revealed that even with OSHA’s GHS deadlines behind them, chemical professionals face ongoing labeling challenges.

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Topics: GHS, Chemical

Medical Device Labelers Powwow in Phoenix

Posted by Craig Hodgson on October 5, 2016

Last week nearly 120 medical device professionals and solution providers gathered at the Wigwam resort in Phoenix, AZ, to discuss labeling challenges and solutions. Indeed, Q1 Productions’ 5th Semi-Annual Medical Device Labeling & Packaging conference featured over 40 speakers from the FDA, industry, academia, standards committees and healthcare practice—most of whom were there to share insights to help attendees optimize their labeling and packaging programs.

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Topics: UDI, FDA

Hot Off the Presses: Q&A on the Burning Issues in Food & Beverage Labeling

Posted by Craig Hodgson on October 4, 2016

So, what keeps you up at night? If you’re like many in the Food & Beverage industry, a number of issues could leave you reaching for the Ambien. Product recalls. FSMA and EU1169 regulations. Mounting supply chain costs. Impending GMO labeling. Given that F&B is such a highly regulated and highly competitive industry, it’s important that you have access to the latest resources to help you make more informed decisions.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, FDA, GMO labeling

From the Barcode to Enterprise Labeling

Posted by Maureen Perroni on October 4, 2016

Labeling, or the systematic process of creating labels to convey information throughout the supply chain, isn’t what it used to be. Don’t worry — that’s a good thing! As your business has grown larger and more complicated, your labeling needs have become all the more challenging. Fortunately, Enterprise Labeling can bring order to the chaos.

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Topics: Labeling

GMO Labeling Law Could Increase Complexity

Posted by Jessica Plourde Hutter on October 3, 2016

Passage of the national GMO labeling law only marks the beginning of a long process.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, GMO labeling

[Video] Demand For Electric Cars Leads To Lithium Bottlenecks

Posted by Ken Allen on September 30, 2016

Electric cars like the Tesla Model S can travel for hundreds of miles on a single charge, completely revolutionizing clean transportation. But with sales for these vehicles set to increase dramatically around the world, the challenge for manufacturers is to source the materials necessary for their lithium-ion batteries.

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Topics: Automotive


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