vaccine labeling

The Critical Role of Labeling in the Vaccine Supply Chain

Susan Gosnell Life sciences, Pharmaceutical

Vaccine supply chains are fast changing, complex and vitally important to society, and nowhere is this more evident than with COVID-19.   While a great deal of attention has been given to streamlining supply chains – and ensuring vaccines reach healthcare providers and their patients around the world – one of the most critical components is also the most overlooked: the …

automotive labeling

How Autoliv cut label design time by 50%

Susan Gosnell Industry news

Over the past few years, we’ve been lucky enough to work with Autoliv, the global leader in vehicle safety systems. Our main goal was to help the company solve three problems it experienced when using manual and time-consuming labeling processes for two specific use cases: homologation and prototyping. #1 Manual processes created a high risk of error. The process of …

Medical Device Manufacturers

The Top Four Labeling Challenges Facing Medical Device Manufacturers – And How To Address Them

Susan Gosnell Life sciences, Medical Devices

The medical device market has been growing at a compound annual growth rate of five percent and with an aging population, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the prevalence of chronic disease, it’s showing no signs of slowing. It’s a challenging time for medical device manufacturers. They are forced to balance demands for quality and compliance with operational efficiency – at times …

validation

The silver lining in a labeling system validation effort: four tangible business benefits

Susan Gosnell Life sciences

There’s no way around it. Regulators require that life sciences companies validate their solutions. At the same time, manufacturers are under pressure to streamline operations, reduce costs and increase efficiency to compete in a challenging market environment. In many ways, it might seem like a near-impossible task: spending the time and resources necessary to achieve and maintain compliance, while at …

Don’t Let Cumbersome Reviews and Approvals Slow Your Time-to-Market

Nigel Street Industry news

Organizations looking to streamline their labeling and product packaging often face challenges in content review and approval processes. Reviews and approvals are critical steps and are surely deserving of plenty of time and attention – especially now, as businesses are already managing severe disruptions and delays (mostly out of their control), it becomes important to consider that more time devoted …

labeling

Convergence 2021: 7 Takeaways for Labeling Companies

Sandy Borchert Cloud computing, Industry news, SAP

This past week we were delighted to welcome close to 2,000 people to Loftware’s annual Convergence event, the only user group conference dedicated to Enterprise Labeling and Artwork Management.   This year’s virtual conference was a new experience for us, as we opened the event up to the public for the very first time. In doing so, representatives from 986 …

time to market

Time to Market – Your Competitive Edge

Lee Patty Industry news

Severe supply chain disruptions and shifting product demand have been frustrating companies since the very beginning of the pandemic, and even now these are still major factors impacting business models. When putting together our Top 5 Trends Report for Labeling and Packaging Artwork in 2021, we polled nearly 1,000 professionals from organizations across all major industries and 55 countries and found …

Convergence

Four Reasons to Attend Convergence 2021

Sandy Borchert Industry news

Convergence 2021, Loftware’s annual user conference, is set to take place on October 19 – 21. The 3-day virtual event is the only event specifically tailored for labeling and packaging artwork professionals. Loftware brings together business leaders and technology experts from across the industry to educate and inspire, while offering you a unique opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals. …

labeling processes

Eliminate the Risk of “Getting it Wrong” by Standardizing Your Labeling

Susan Gosnell Industry news

The intricacies and nuances of an organization’s labeling processes are… complicated to say the least, and one component contributing handily to that reality is labeling.  For many organizations, the labeling process amounts to an amalgam of disparate, legacy systems, and it may be difficult to explain exactly why things are the way they are––past mergers, acquisitions, years of creative patchwork solutions that have solidified into permanent components of day-to-day operations. There may be all sorts of complicated histories that explain a …

Convergence

Convergence 2021: Labeling Without Limits

Sandy Borchert Industry news

Convergence 2021, Loftware’s annual user conference, is a chance for Loftware and NiceLabel users to explore Labeling Without Limits. You don’t need to be a customer to participate. Attendees at this year’s event will have the opportunity to meet with our industry experts, learn labeling best practices and hear customer success stories. We know your biggest labeling challenges and can help …