Loftware Blog / Manufacturing

by Maureen Perroni, on December 14, 2021

Recent global events have brought yet another period of significant change to manufacturing and made way for unprecedented challenges in the industry. Forced shutdowns, supply chain disruptions, and employee layoffs …

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Topics:RegulatoryManufacturingLabeling Trends

by Susan Gosnell, on December 9, 2021

Aging systems, mislabeling, and production shutdowns are common challenges that many manufacturers face when it comes to labeling. Perhaps you’ve had some labeling process hiccups that slowed your time to …

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Topics:ManufacturingLabelingStandardizationcloudStandardizing Labeling

by Ashley Tartaglia, on October 27, 2021

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 …

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Topics:ManufacturingArtwork ManagementLabeling Trends

by Susan Gosnell, on October 1, 2021

Imagine investing fifteen years or more in developing a promising new drug, only to have a simple labeling error derail your launch plans, or – even worse – result in …

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Topics:Medical DevicesLife SciencesManufacturing

by Maureen Perroni, on August 25, 2021

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 …

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Topics:Supply ChainManufacturingenterprise labelingStandardizing Labeling

by Joe Longo, on August 20, 2020

Ever since Gordon Moore predicted the doubling of the components on an integrated circuit every two years, the demand for electronic components expanded with their growth in performance and reduction …

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Topics:ElectronicsManufacturingLabelingStandardizationLabeling TrendsBarcode Labeling

by Christian Mueller, on July 21, 2020

Manufacturing supply chains around the world have faced significant scrutiny following the disruption caused by COVID-19. This scrutiny has caused manufacturers to think differently about their operations as they aim …

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Topics:Supply ChainManufacturingLabelingBarcode Labeling

by Pierre Heymann, on February 4, 2020

Traceability around the world can help supply chains improve. Tracing goods through the supply chain has become an important part of logistics today. Whether an organization is bound by strict …

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Topics:CounterfeitingRegulatoryRetailManufacturingLabelingTransportation & LogisticsLogisticsLoftware NewsTrack & TraceabilityStandardizationBarcode LabelingGS1

by Max Manikian, on January 8, 2020

Artwork management software can negate common content management challenges. Projects such as Artwork Management for product packaging can only proceed smoothly when stakeholders have the resources they need to succeed …

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Topics:Consumer ProductsRetailManufacturingLabelingLoftware News

by Justin Ward, on December 23, 2019

New ways of storing assets come with great potential value. One of the most worrisome phrases in packaging artwork management is "Where is that?" When designers, compliance teams and other …

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Topics:Consumer ProductsRetailManufacturingLabelingArtwork ManagementC-Level Issues

by Liam Conlin, on November 12, 2019

Labels with digital components have a rising presence across industries. Across industries and regions, companies have been embracing e-labeling, whether because they are mandated by law or simply looking for …

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Topics:PharmaceuticalsElectronicsLife SciencesManufacturingLabelingFood & BeverageTrack & TraceabilityBarcode Labeling

by Nigel Winteringham, on October 31, 2019

Digitized workflows are a major boon to artwork management. Efficiency matters in packaging design in general, and Artwork Management in particular. Every single extra manual step involved in approving new …

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Topics:Consumer ProductsManufacturingArtwork Management

by Kate Harrington, on October 25, 2019

Where are the possible bottlenecks in new product development? Getting a new product from the earliest concept stages onto store shelves is a multi-step undertaking, with every element of the …

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Topics:Consumer ProductsManufacturingLabelingLogistics

by Marc Corriveau, on August 8, 2019

What do better barcode design and management mean for you? When your business relies on fast manufacturing and shipping supply chains, there are several potential chokepoints that could slow your …

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Topics:Supply ChainManufacturingLabelingLogisticsBarcode Labeling

by Kate Harrington, on July 22, 2019

What is data's role in better labeling? Data can be the fuel for better operations within a company of any kind - but this process isn't automatic. If you want …

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Topics:ManufacturingLabeling