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January 19, 2023


Our 10 most-read articles of 2022

Laura Hindley

Senior PR & Communications Manager

Before we dive into 2023, we wanted to look back and revisit some of our most popular news articles from last year. We covered many topics on our blog in 2022, from interviews with industry experts to case studies that illustrate the value of our labeling solutions.

Read on for a summary of our 10 most popular blogs from last year.

#1 Loftware’s 2022 Channel Partner Awards. In June, we celebrated the achievements of our valued Channel Partner Program members by recognizing companies that went above and beyond their peers in four categories: The NEXT Award, The INNOVATION Award, The CLOUD Award, and The ENTERPRISE Award. Read more here.

#2 The Convergence 2022 agenda. Our three-day virtual conference, which took place in November, featured a keynote presentation from John Blake, Senior Research Director at industry analyst Gartner, addressing Gartner’s Labeling and Artwork Management Guide, the benefits of the cloud, and key insights from recent Gartner research. Additional keynotes included a fireside chat with industry-leading executives exploring supply chain and business trends, as well as a Loftware global leadership panel discussion led by Loftware President & CEO Bob O’Connor. Other speakers included representatives from GS1, SAP, VDC Research, Epson, Videojet, Zebra, Domino, Ping, Illumina, and B. Braun. Learn more here.

#3 An interview with GS1 US. We sat down with James Urquhart, Director of Partnerships at GS1 US, to discuss the future of supply chains and the important role that Enterprise Labeling can play in mitigating disruptions for businesses of all sizes. Read the interview here.

#4 How B. Braun reduced label approval time by 20-30% with Loftware NiceLabel. B Braun, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality medical care product solutions, wanted to create a standardized labeling process that would make it easier to optimize processes and take advantage of digitalization opportunities. As part of a company-wide standardization project, B. Braun implemented Loftware NiceLabel as its standard labeling solution and integrated labeling with SAP ECC ERP, Pega workflow control, and QualiVision label inspection systems. The result was a drastic improvement in label approval time of 20-30%. Read more here.

#5 The release of Loftware NiceLabel 10.2. By offering an enhanced view of labeling operations and streamlined printer management, Loftware NiceLabel 10.2 saves users time, adds control, and expands their ability to manage print resources via the cloud. Learn more here.

#6 Loftware partners with Koenig and Bauer Coding to optimize print automation. In November, we announced that we had agreed a partnership with Koenig & Bauer Coding, the specialist for coding technology in the Koenig and Bauer group - the world's oldest printing press manufacturer. As part of this agreement, Koenig and Bauer and its partners now offer Loftware NiceLabel solutions to their customers. We also collaborated to develop support for the Koenig and Bauer range of industrial marking and coding printers under both Loftware NiceLabel and Loftware Spectrum platforms. Read the article here.

#7 Videojet partners with Loftware to accelerate labeling, marking, and coding automation. We announced a strategic partnership with Videojet Technologies to change the paradigm for how companies automate printing across production lines, factories, and warehouses. This collaboration focuses on extending Loftware’s Spectrum Enterprise Labeling solution to marking and coding, enabling customers to drive all their printing devices from an all-in-one digital solution, with coverage ranging from marking and coding production devices to supply chain thermal printers. Learn more here.

#8 What does 2022 hold for labeling and artwork management? At the start of last year, we released our annual ‘Top Trends in Labeling and Packaging Artwork’ report. The survey, which polled nearly 1,000 professionals from organizations across all major industries and 55 countries, illustrated that cloud adoption was top of mind for many companies. Read more here.

#9 Introducing our new and improved website. After a lot of work behind the scenes, we were able to share our new and improved website with you in May. Our new website features a modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to essential information that will help companies of all sizes digitally transform their supply chains and solve business challenges. I spoke with Loftware’s website team to find out a little more about the project, its goals, and what it means for customers and partners. Read the interview here.

#10 An interview with eChannelNews: The benefits of cloud-based labeling for channel partners. Paul Vogt, Loftware’s Vice President of Channel and Alliances Programs and Strategies, was interviewed by e-ChannelNews about the benefits of cloud-based labeling and how it can unlock new opportunities for channel partners. Discover more here.

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