- June 30, 2005, PFFC staff
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Tamper-Evident Security Portfolio
Avery Dennison, Painesville, OH; 440/358-4943; fasson.com
Tamper-evident security products are said to improve product authenticity while reducing retail theft and fraud. These p-s label stocks are used for at-risk applications ranging from heavily regulated pharmaceutical packaging and OTC drugs to high-priced electronics and trouble-free mail closures for consumer and manufacturer protection. Converters can add layers of security on press for advanced customization.
Software Gives Printers Language Flexibility
Tailored Solutions, Milwaukee, WI; 414/774-9997; tailored.com
Label Traxx software now includes a feature that permits storing each phase or text string in as many as seven languages. System administrators also can assign specific product nomenclature to text strings, making system specific to a particular application, customer, or industry. Individual terminal operators may select their most familiar language, reducing errors and enabling new employees to learn in their native tongue.
Measurement Tool Upgraded
imaging Technology international (iTi) , Boulder, CO; 303/443-1036; imagetechnology-corp.com
New features in the Automated Data Acquisition Software have been added to the Drop Watcher III, an analytical ink jet measurement tool. The software provides automated, exact, and repeatable measurements of ink jet drop formations and flight characteristics of any jet-able fluid from a wide range of printheads. Permits the user to adjust magnification and contrast. It also has a strobe delay and pulse width that is user-adjustable for viewing and analyzing various stages of a fluid drop formation.
Sheets Suited for Digital Market
Labelblank Corp. , University Pk., IL; 708/ 534-9600; labelblankcorporation.com
A line of 12x18-in. die-cut label sheets for the digital printing market is manufactured primarily for the Indigo, NexPress, or iGen printers. Line includes 208 products, 23 different sizes, and three facestocks, including 60# high-gloss, 60# coated litho, and acid-free bright white with permanent and blockout adhesive. Rectangles, circles, CD-Rom, and full sheets are available, packaged in cartons of 100 or 250 sheets.
Produce Self-Wound Linerless Products
S&E Release, Juelich, Germany; +49 2461 623-160; scleipen-erkens.de
A UV silicone-coated thermal paper enables laminators to manufacture self-wound label stock. "The T-Liner" is designed to reduce costs in transport and storage as well as in waste disposal. Thermal self-wound linerless products are designed for tracking/logistic applications in which there is a need for portable or hand-held mobile print and display labels.