Laser diode arrays revolutionize fruit labelling

Gorton, Steve; Howarth, Scott
May 2010
Industrial Laser Solutions;May/Jun2010, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p6
The article focuses on the VPS laser marketing system of Sinclair System International LLC. Through the print-on-demand technology, it improves the operating efficiencies and inventory carrying cost in fruit packers and retail industry. It presents technologies for fruit labeling with their advantages and disadvantages including direct thermal, inkjet, and solid state laser.


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