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Data Label Printers

OK, we are being kind of silly here.  It is like our featured product being barcode scanners.  But the feature here is the increasing demand for personalized product labels.  Standards from your customers that are requiring you to manage many label formats in order to produce and ship products to these customers. Some industries have […]

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Identifying Your Mobile Computers

Sometimes we get the best ideas from our customers.  We have helped customers identify their mobile computer fleet in the past with asset labels.  We have a “secret weapon” label material that we have used again and again for asset labels.  It is a metalized poly label with good adhesive.  We source the raw material […]

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Filling Your Internal IT Capacity Gap

Our customers all have one thing in common, they have limited, internal IT capacity.  But from there they split into two groups.  Those who readily recognize this and are willing, even eager to let others pitch in.  Or those who still want to try to do most or all the work themselves.  There is not […]

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The Day is Finally Here to Start Returning to “Normal”

A lot of things have finally thawed, winter here in the Midwest and the Global Pandemic is slowly loosening its grip.  We have been cautious during the entire pandemic, erroring on the side of caution to protect our people and all of you.  All while continuing to serve vital customers with vital services. But finally, […]

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Adding Data Collection to a Bag Sealer

Challenge: Inspect label on each product package to ensure the correct product is delivered. Solution: Cognex IS7802 Vision system, mounting structure, 23.8” Touchscreen Monitor, and standard PC & hand scanner. Story: A medical device manufacturer was looking to verify that each label placed on a device’s package was the correct label, according to the work […]

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EMP is Presenting at the Plex Users Conference

Yes, it is virtual, that stinks, but the Plex users are a very involved group, so it will be well attended.  That involvement is what got us working with Plex in the first place.  Plex has a very active user forum and that is how our name got passed around amongst the users, as a […]

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EMP Controls and Interface Boxes

Our mantra is, “To do whatever it takes to get the hardware that we sell, to work for you, in your environment”.  Sometimes that is as simple as configuring hardware and training your users on how to use it.  Sometimes that means doing programming work to create the software interface.  An ever-increasing amount of the […]

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Knowing Your Printer Resolution is Key

It happens at least once a month and maybe once a week.  We get a call or email that the label is not printing right, it is printing too small or too large.  The label software has the right dimensions, and everything looks right on the screen, but the actual label is printing smaller, or […]

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Take Responsibility for Your Project

“One Throat to Choke” is the old expression.  The last thing that you want with your project is two vendors pointing fingers at each other as to who is responsible when it will not work.  On some projects it is possible to have one vendor be the main contractor and the other a sub-contractor.  The […]

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The Day is Finally Here to Take Off Our Masks

A lot of things have finally thawed, winter here in the Midwest and the Global Pandemic.  We have been cautious during the entire pandemic, erroring on the side of caution to protect our people and your people.  All while continuing to serve vital customers with vital services. But finally, we can fully release our group […]

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When to Use Bartender Print Station

Find out when to limit access to the full Bartender software and just run Bartender Print Station.

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EMP Newsletter is 1 Year Old!

We have been sending out email blasts monthly for a long time now, but they were odds and ends, not a cohesive format that we repeat every month.  Last January, we started the new format that you see here.  We try to put a little bit of everything in here: a good solution from our […]

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