Know Your Limits: What is an Automatic Labeler’s Load Capacity?

by Kyle Scott

In factories across the world, billions of products are being labeled before they go to customers. From warning labels on medical packaging to nutrition labels on food labeling, or Unique Device Identification codes on pharmaceutical drug packaging, labels are used for aesthetics but also to convey vital information to the customer. In any industry, customers look to labels to be applied in a neat and orderly fashion otherwise the product could come across as unprofessional or untrustworthy.

25 Years of Innovation: A History of Multifeeder Technology

by Kyle Scott

In the Fall of 1995, Neal Nordling and his sons saw an opening in the market for a new kind of friction feeder. The idea sparked action and soon the business plan for Multifeeder Technology was conceived. The newly created Multifeeder Team bought a cell phone as the “business phone” and their office became the two folding chairs in Neal’s basement. After months of research and planning, Multifeeder Technology was founded on May 7th, 1996.

Join Us at Drupa 2021

by Kyle Scott

Multifeeder Technology is excited to announce that we will be attending virtual.drupa 2021 as an exhibitor.

Drupa is one of the largest print industry tradeshows in the world, held every four years in Düsseldorf, Germany. Due to the current world conditions with COVID-19, Drupa announced earlier this year they would forgo a traditional tradeshow format and instead host a digital conference. This free, four-day digital event is called virtual.drupa 2021 and occurs April 20-23, 2021. Register as a visitor for free here:

There are three “areas” that visitors & exhibitors can participate in:

  • Conference Area – Learn through keynotes, exciting presentations, discussion rounds, live sessions, on future topics and trends. Each day has a different theme and powerhouse keynote speakers. All virtual learning is free for registered visitors and exhibitors.
  • Exhibition Space – Exhibitors showcase their products and innovations. Our online showroom hosts exclusive videos and content. Check out our virtual showroom here:
  • Networking Plaza – Exchange information with visitors and exhibitors. virtual.drupa offers a free matchmaking tool that uses a smart AI to find you the perfect match. Using virtual meeting rooms, people from all over the world can meet live during the conference. Meetings can also be set up directly. To set up a virtual meeting directly simply contact us here and an expert will be in touch.

How to Automate Your Pouch Packaging Process

by Kyle Scott

In many industries, heat-sealed pouches have become an efficient and cost-effective way to send product samples, and sometimes even products themselves to customers. Heat-sealed packets are highly versatile as they can be made with many different materials and come in many different sizes. Because of their versatility, they are used in many industries for many different kinds of products. And a new demand for custom samples and products has risen in consumers that make re-sealable and disposable pouches as a good way to fulfill lot size one orders for small items. The small and portable pouches are also perfect for the current grab n’ go culture. Anything from snacks to beauty creams to medicine, the pouches can hold a little bit of everything and fit easily inside bags. Looking to start using heat-sealed sample packets or looking to automate your pouch packaging process? From verifying barcodes to labeling pouches, there are many opportunities for automation. Here’s our guide on automating your pouch packaging process.

Where to Use Hygienic vs Washdown for Better Food Safety

by Kyle Scott

In the food and beverage industry, food safety is a top priority. Keeping a sanitary environment at all stages of the food packaging process is vital for the safety of customers and the bottom line of the business. A joint study by the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association found that on average food recalls cost food companies $10 million in direct costs, this number doesn’t even include the damage to the brand’s reputation and the loss in sales while the company works to regain public trust. Investing in food safety as a business could save millions of dollars in legal damages in the long run.

Unpacking Multifeeder’s Core Values: A Framework for Innovation and Success

by Kyle Scott

In a recent blog post, we shared our purpose with you; the Multifeeder Technology Way. A very important part of our purpose is our people. We make it a priority to hire and collaborate with people who support our purpose but also live by our core values. Why do we do this? Because we’ve found that when you create a vision and set of values that an entire company is behind, success and innovation are quick to follow.

Keep reading to learn about our core values and the framework that we credit our many years of success.

Labeling on the Production Line: 5 Successful Ways to Print

by Kyle Scott

When identifying which print and label options to use on your production line, there are a few factors you should keep in mind before making your decision. The first is your business model; you’ll want to be sure the printer and label application you choose supports your company’s processes and offers an opportunity for profit. You’ll also want to take into consideration the type of product or products the label will be printed on. The needs of your product(s) should directly influence which print/labeling method is right for you.

In this blog, we dive into the top five print and label methods to consider adding to your production line. Integrating equipment into your automation process that supports these efficient labeling and printing techniques is an excellent way to increase efficiency, output, and quality on your production line.

What you Need to Know about Tax Stamp Application

by Kyle Scott

In order to understand tax stamps and the process for ensuring secure and safe tax stamp application, there are a few components you must first understand. In this blog we’ll cover what a tax stamp is and what makes it different from other consumer stamps. We’ll also share common industries who may use tax stamps and identify automation equipment that could increase your packaging efficiencies.

Our Why: It’s the Multifeeder Technology Way

by Kyle Scott

At Multifeeder Technology, our purpose is built upon 3 pillars: our proven process that we’ve spent years refining and perfecting, our incredibly talented team, and our constant drive for continuous improvement. These three strengths support the Multifeeder Technology Way; a method for creating high performance systems that stand out on production lines and an intention our entire team stands behind.