European Business Awards

NiceLabel’s growth strategy among top ten in Europe

Metka Silar Sturm Industry news 2 Comments

NiceLabel was selected among the top ten European companies with the most successful growth strategy at the European Business Awards final in Dubrovnik on May 4.   The European Business Awards, Europe’s largest business competition, is set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community. 33,000 businesses from 34 countries were engaged in the competition, …

Medical Device labeling

A recap of the Medical Device Packaging & Labeling Summit

Susan Gosnell Medical Devices Leave a Comment

Last week, medical device manufacturers from across the U.S. came together to discuss the constantly changing world of labeling at Q1 Productions’ 6th Semi-Annual Medical Device Packaging and Labeling Summit. While abiding by FDA labeling requirements presents ongoing challenges for these companies, topics like localization and translation also dominated much of the agenda. This group is always candid and open …

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Dairy Reporter explores how NiceLabel helped a large food company gain competitive advantage

Metka Silar Sturm Food and beverage Leave a Comment

Dairy Reporter recently sat down with NiceLabel VP Marketing Ken Moir to discuss how the world’s largest manufacturer of organic dairy products standardized its label management for all of its industrial printers. The next generation technology enabled the company to streamline production and position the company for future growth. The solution is applicable to any food and beverage company. The …

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Explore the modernization of printing with NiceLabel

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By Miso Duplancic, Head of Product Management As the leading developer of label management software solutions, NiceLabel is witnessing a new readiness on the part of many companies to adopt a next generation approach to labeling.  In the past, companies traditionally followed a rudimentary labeling process and used label design packages. Now companies in industries across the board recognize the many …

GS1 Terms

Glossary of useful GS1 terms

Marko Vrbnjak GS1 Leave a Comment

The GS1 system has a language of its own, and it’s handy to have a glossary to refer to when getting started. You’ll hear some terms and acronyms quite often, including barcode types and language (symbology). It can be confusing at first, but will become easier as you go on. Understanding these terms is essential to implementing barcodes with your …

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Why do you need barcodes for your food business?

Marko Vrbnjak Food and beverage, GS1 Leave a Comment

The everyday “beep” of the barcode reader at the checkout is something we are all familiar with. But many small to medium sized food producers often think of barcoding products as an expensive burden. However it’s also the best way of growing a business through access to major retailers, while establishing a better known brand. The food and beverage industry …

The EU MDR and IVDR have been approved. So, what’s next?

Susan Gosnell Medical Devices Leave a Comment

On April 5th Europe finally adopted the MDR and IVDR after a vote at the European Parliament. This was the last step in the European Union’s long process of overhauling medical device and IVD regulation. The new regulations on medical and in-vitro diagnostic medical devices will help to ensure that all medical devices – from heart valves to sticking plasters …

Pharma labeling

5 Reasons you should standardize your label processes

Ken Moir Pharmaceutical 1 Comment

The current manufacturing landscape is highly competitive. Pharmaceutical companies are forced to discover new ways to improve their efficiency and reduce operational costs. Below are five ways companies are streamlining their labeling processes to survive the competitive industry climate. 1. Meet increasing regulatory requirements quickly We don’t have to tell you that the pharmaceutical industry is one of the most …

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Validation of increasing importance for life sciences companies

Ken Moir Pharmaceutical Leave a Comment

Across life sciences, the practice of label validation has become vital, as both the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Union’s regulators increasingly require electronic validation of pharmaceutical and medical device labeling solutions to maximize safety and security. Due to the heightened focus on validation, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers who do not use validated software, …