Teledyne TapTone Blog

Choosing a user interface for inspection equipment is an important decision. We discuss two different options here, PC interfaces and HMI based interfaces. Each has advantages and disadvantages, the importance of which depends largely on the customer’s needs. Let’s look at what sets these two systems apart.

HMI interfaces are generally simpler to program for basic user interface features and offer a slightly lower cost to purchase (over PC). These interfaces are typically easy to use, consume less power when running,...

Robert Chevalier

The craft beer industry has been growing rapidly: according to the Brewers Association—an organization of brewers dedicated to promoting and protecting independent American brewers—as of June 2013, over 2,000 craft brewers are currently operating in the United States.

As craft breweries continue to grow, brewers are looking for new, sustainable methods for distributing their beers. To that end, many brewers are exploring the use of cans for their packaging solutions. In fact, according to CraftCans.com, over 334 craft...

Melissa Rossi

More than ever before, sustainability is front of mind for both consumers and packagers. Beverage companies strive to meet sustainability goals by altering their packaging and potentially using different materials or less of them. The noticeable trend of lightweighting packaging has been growing rapidly. Have you noticed that your water bottle is now much thinner? The bottle feels lighter, the neck is shorter and the cap is even smaller. This is no accident. Some PET bottles on shelves today are as much as 50% lighter than...

Melissa Rossi
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September

Welcome to Teledyne TapTone’s New Inspection Blog!

A heartfelt welcome to everyone from the staff at Teledyne TapTone. We are excited to be launching our new website and with it, our very first industry blog. The blog will cover trends in the packaging industry and discussions on packaging inspection. We hope that you will find the topics interesting and useful. Our goal is to provide information that’s helpful in your everyday work environment.

Please check back frequently. There will be new content posted here...

Melissa Rossi
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