Tokyo,December22, 2016– SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empowers workforces and streamlines operationsacquired a100% share of UK-based inline digital printing (IDP) leader, DataLase.
The two companies first teamed in October 2015to form the strategic partnership SpeciaLase to introduce the game-changing DataLaseIDP technology in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. SATO held a 33.3% share of DataLase prior to this acquisition.
2016 has been an exceptional year for leading inline digital printing company DataLase, attending major international exhibitions, receiving industry-recognised awards and launching a breakthrough technology.
Chris Wyres, CEO of DataLase, said: “We have had an amazing year, generating significant traction with major brand owners, following launch of our revolutionary inline digital print solutions with our global network of strategic partners at DRUPA.”
DataLaseisaddressing how its revolutionary inline digital printing technology will help to drive brand value in today’s competitive retail world at leading print industry conference, Digital Print for Packaging 2016.
Mark Naples, DataLase vice president business development, Europe and APAC, will be presenting at the forthcoming event in Berlinwhere he will look at how brands and retailers can tailor messaging to today’s consumers via flexible digital marketing campaigns – whether a packaged product is purchased online or in-store.
DataLase, leaders in inline digital printing, will be supporting a number of its partners at the forthcoming PackExpo 2016 exhibition, taking place in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Held at McCormick Place, November 6-9, the event is North America’s largest exhibition for processing and packaging technologies.More than 1,800 packaging and processing exhibitors covering the entire packaging supply chain will be in attendance.
Domino Amjet, ID Technology, International Paper, Kwiklok, Macsa, Videojet and Xerox will all be showcasing laser coding and inline digital printing solutions that combine DataLase core colour-change materials technology with high performance laser print engines.
As the e-commerce industry evolves, the challenge for brands is to deliver improved brand value that extends beyond the product itself to the whole pack experience, according to Mark Naples, VP business development Europe and APAC, DataLase.
In a recent survey from Dotcom Distribution, 52 per cent of consumerssaid they are likely to make a repeat purchase from an online store that delivers premium packaging. The survey also found four out of ten consumers would share an image of an online delivery via social media if it came in a unique package.
Boosting the consumer appeal of packaging with personalised inline digital printingcan add an unprecedented amount of value for brand owners, according to Mark Naples, VP business development Europe and APAC at DataLase.
Mr Naples delivered the presentation ‘Real Time Marketing on Pack’ at ThePackHub and EFIA sponsored ‘Printing for Brand Packaging’ held at 3M Innovation Centre, Bracknell, last month. During the talk, he outlined the benefits of utilising the leading inline digital printing company’s capabilities for late stage pack customisation.
Leading inline digital printing company, DataLase, welcomes two new directors to its board who will representkey partner and stakeholder, SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-IDsolutions.
The two companies formed a strategic partnership in October 2015 and SATO launched subsidiary,SpeciaLase, in order to introduce the DataLaseadvanced inline digital printing solutionsto the Asia-Pacific region.
Leading inline digital printing company, DataLase, will present its inline digital case coding capabilities atquadrennial machinery and innovations event, SuperCorrExpo 2016.
The four-day event, organised by the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) and the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), will run from October 17th – 20that the Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando, USA.
Market leaders in inline digital printing, DataLase,will be supporting Videojet Technologies, a global leader in coding, marking and variable date printing solutions, at the 2016 PPMA TOTAL exhibition.
Held at the NEC, Birmingham, September 27-29, the event will showcase the best UK processing and packaging machinery, alongside the latest innovations in materials, containers and packaging design.
Inline digital printing is unlocking unrivalled reaction-to-market capabilities, according to Chuck Pemble, Vice President Business Development Americas at DataLase, a leading inline digital print company.
Mr Pemble will be a speaker at next week’s Digital Print for Packaging (DPP) US 2016 event in Chicago, Illinois. The conference, organised by Smithers Pira, runs from 7th-8th September.
Pulse Roll Label Products, a leading narrow web ink supplier and strategic partner of DataLase, is to launch PureCode, a laser-markable coating solution for the global narrow web label industry.
The partnership between the two companies combines DataLase’s ground-breaking technology with Pulse Roll Label Products’ specialist narrow web ink and coating expertise. The development of PureCode addresses the challenges faced by label printers, retailers and brand owners in the quest for premium printed variable data.
DataLase, the market leader in Inline Digital Printing, has made a series of appointments to support its fast-growth strategy across Europe, USA and Asia.
Andy Wragg has become chief operating officer for Europe and Emma Dixon has been recruited as finance controller.
Following a successful two-weeks at Drupa 2016, which generated a multi-billion pound opportunity pipeline, DataLase is keen to keep up the momentum surrounding its revolutionary printing solutions.
Drupa 2016 delivered for inline digital printing company, DataLase, generating a multi-billion pound opportunity pipeline for its revolutionary solutions.
More than 2000 visitors stopped by the DataLase stand during the two-week exhibition, helping to generate a significant number of new business leads and orders.
Global solutions provider for the print and publishing industry, Flint Group,has become the first official ink licensee of Variprint - the next generation of the DataLase revolutionary Inline Digital Printing solutions.
Historically, DataLase has only been seen in product coding and marking applications, in white, clear and black. The company has now extended its intellectual property portfolio to enable real time messaging and variable data on pack with a selection of monochrome colours – a breakthrough in laser Inline Digital Printing.
Inline digital printing expert DataLase has strengthened its position in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg,by partnering with Mundi Technology, a leading supplier of laser coding systems in the region.
Mundi Technology and DataLase will combine their knowledge in the development and design of laser marking technology to provide revolutionary inline digital printing systems.
Whilst Mundi works with customers and distributors around the world, the majority of the company’s business is conducted in the Benelux region.To date, the independent company has installed more than 500 lasers globally.
The leader in inline digital printing, DataLase, won the gold award in the outstanding technical innovation category at the prestigious European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) annual print awards, which were held at The Vox, Resorts World in Birmingham last week (March 17, 2016).
DataLase claimed the top prize in the outstanding technical innovation category for its inline digital printing solution for secondary packaging, which revolutionises the way packaging and products are printed.
Brand owners, co-packers and converters can generate high quality graphics whilst minimising costs and boosting supply chain efficiencies thanks to a revolutionary new inline digital printing technology developed by DataLase.
The market leader in laser digital printing of products and packaging has developed a solution, whichuses patented laser reactive pigments.When incorporated into acoating, or conventionally printed onto a packageand exposed to a low power CO2 or NIR diode arraylaser on a packing line, it generates a colour change reaction resulting in a high definition, premium quality digital print.
Leading inline digital printing company, DataLase, will launch the next generation of its revolutionary digital printing solutions at Drupa 2016.
The new Variprint™monochrome technology will be demonstrated by the DataLase team on their stand in Hall 6 at Drupa, the world’s leading trade show for graphic and industrial print, media and multichannel, held in Dusseldorf, Germany, May 31-June 10, 2016.
DataLase, the market leader in inline laser digital printing, has been granted a further four patents for its novel technologies, Variprint® and Infinity™.
The revolutionary print solutions combine DataLase core colour-change materials technology with the next generation of laser print engines to deliver high speed, high resolution, on-demand digital printing that is a high performance alternative to traditional labels and printmethods.
Tokyo, October 28, 2015 – SATO (TOKYO:6287), a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, announced that it launched a new subsidiary, SpeciaLase Limited for the marketing of a revolutionary CO2 laser coding and marking technology developed by UK-based DataLase. The new company will operate in Japan and the Asia Pacific region.
Inline digital printing experts DataLase and their strategic partners continue to help the Life Science sector with innovative solutions to help meet FDA compliance standards established by the Drug Quality Security Act of 2013. These solutions bring together Datalase’s proprietary color change technology and lasers to print variable human and machine readable codes on a variety of label and packaging substrates at the point of fill allowing manufacturers, co-packers, wholesalers to comply with the track/trace, UDI and validation requirements.