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Our previously recorded webinars are available to download for on-demand viewing. Browse by webinar topic below.

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Mark Your Way to the Factory of the Future

Any factory can be a Smart Factory. You just need to know where to start.

Scott Cunningham shows how to build a scalable marking system with a wide range of product options to compete in the digital world.

You Will Learn:

– What is the Factory of the Future and what role does part marking play?
– Where other manufacturers are in the journey to adopting digital technologies and how to quickly benchmark your company 
– A scalable approach to achieve your goals in digital adoption at your own pace
– Examples and success stories of real companies that are reaching new competitive heights with smarter part marking

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Combat Counterfeiting with Two-Factor Verification & Laser Marking

Presented by MECCO & iTRACE Technologies 

OEM manufacturers have been negatively impacted by diverted and counterfeit goods. Established market pricing has been eroded, reputations for quality have been ruined and product liability has increased as a result of fake products entering the market. Some companies are fighting back against this threat by directly placing covert encrypted micro marks on their products with lasers which can be used to authenticate goods, to identify grey market diverters and to prevent false liability claims.

You Will Learn:

– The impact of counterfeiting 
– How to cut off grey market supply
– An anti-counterfeiting case study
– Unique features of iTRACE two-factor authentication 

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Achieving Traceability with Direct Part Marking

Presented by MECCO & Horizon Solutions

Product traceability over its complete life cycle is one of the key issues driving marking technology today. Manufacturers are looking for cradle-to-grave traceability to improve product quality and to make sure all their suppliers comply with quality standards. Marking solutions that feature factory-ready EtherNet/IP connectivity through EtherMark, can reduce integration time from 30+ hours to as little as 8 minutes.

You Will Learn:

– How direct part marking enables traceability throughout a product’s life cycle
– What is the business impact of traceability
– The four key components of a traceability system
– How traceability with EtherNet/IP-enabled marking enables visibility from “big data” all the way down to “small data”
– How direct part marking can drastically reduce your implementation time of a smart marking system in your Connected Enterprise

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Traceability in the Connected Enterprise

Presented by MECCO & Rockwell Automation

This webinar discusses the business imperative of realizing a “connected enterprise” with Rockwell Automation, the world’s leading provider of industrial power, control and information systems. The Connected Enterprise model makes it valuable to install MECCO’s laser/dot peen marker that harnesses the power of EtherNet/IP. Learn how traceability fits in and enables visibility from “big data” all the way down to the “small data” of every individual part manufactured.'

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Rethinking Part Marking in a Post-COVID-19 World

Even before this global pandemic, manufacturing companies have leveraged direct part marking to help solve a full range of operational and supply chain issues. How can your part marking processes in a post-COVID world give your company a competitive advantage to come out ahead of the recession?

Turn this challenging time into an opportunity to solve your company’s most pressing issues while reducing waste, keeping employees safe and adapting to an evolving workplace environment.

You'll Learn:

– How laser marking and pin marking technologies comply with best cleaning, social distancing and employee health practices
– Why investing in the right tools saves you time and money – today and in the future
– Ways part marking can help you survive and come out ahead of the recession
– How your company can adapt and thrive using traceability in an evolving manufacturing environment

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The Ultimate Dot Peen Challenge: How to Go Deeper and Faster

How do you get dot peen marks that withstand post-processing and heavy use? MECCO Sales Engineer Rose George puts top machines to the ultimate challenge.

You'll Learn:

– The differences between dot peen and Vibra Peen and which is the best marking method for your operation
– How to get the deepest and fastest marks in the world, including a dot peen machine demo
– Tips to get the best ROI from your pin marking equipment
– Valuable secrets behind getting a high quality mark every time

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How to Reduce Costs and Optimize Your Marking System

Right now, many manufacturers are being pushed to their limits. Budgets are tight, and the need for high quality, efficient part marking is critical. Is your current marking system up to the task?

With the right marking system, you can optimize your processes and save your company costs.

You'll Learn How To:

– Choose a part marking system to help you meet your goals
– Solve common part marking problems with valuable tips and tricks
– Use these systems to optimize your processes
– Connect your marking system to your database
– Control costs, lower supply chain risks, increase efficiency, and boost competitiveness to come out ahead

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Ask an Engineer: Your Toughest Laser Marking Dilemmas Explained


How can I mark that material? What's the key to getting the best results? Ask an engineer!

MECCO Applications Engineer (and resident laser guru) Josh Christley solves some of the most common laser marking challenges and answeres tough audience questions in this revealing and info-packed Q&A.
 

You'll Learn How To:

– Avoid common laser marking mistakes than can backfire and hurt your business
– Decrease waste by getting better quality marks consistently with these three priceless tips
– Optimize your system with a range of helpful insights as webinar viewers ask Josh their most pressing questions 

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Laser Markers: How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck


Looking to get a better ROI on your laser marking and engraving?

Rose George, a MECCO Sales Engineer, will talk about why the right laser marker can save you money, run a marking demonstration, and even break it down cost by cost.

You'll Learn:

– Tips for choosing the marking and engraving solution that will give you the best mark, cycle time, post-process outcome, and more to meet your goals today -- and in the future
– Important considerations to determine the overall cost of your laser marking machine
– Why now is a good time to upgrade your marking system to be more versitile, permanent, and easy to use
– Find entry-level laser marking solutions that make sense economically 
– How the new LightWriterTM by MECCO laser marking machine could be the fast, affordable solution you need, including a marking demo
– The true value of the LightWriter with a complete cost-per-mark breakdown

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Stand Out: Latest Innovations to Gain that Competitive Edge

Discover what's new and how you can harness the technologies you need to out-mark and out-do your competition with MECCO Sales Manager, Scott Cunningham.

You'll Learn:

– Why innovation still matters, even in challenging or uncertain times
– How manufacturers are pivoting to continue to meet customer demand
– How your company can benefit from our newly expanded lineup of laser and pin marking technologies
– Benefits and specs on a range of innovative products for every application, material, and even budget
– Why adopting smart technologes now can future-proof your business
– How MECCO continues to bring advanced marking solutions to the market after more than 130 years

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The Power of EtherNet/IP: Smart Networks and Markers

Presented by MECCO & Rockwell Automation

This webinar is an introduction to using EtherNet/IP to create smart, highly scalable and easily implementable production equipment. We explore the advantages of using EtherNet/IP to make your projects cheaper, simpler and more serviceable, as well as leveraging the power of EtherNet/IP when it comes to marking devices.

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Intro to EtherMark

This webinar is an introduction to MECCO’s EtherMark solution for native EtherNet/IP integration for laser and dot peen markers.

We will introduce the benefits of this technology and give a short demonstration to show how simple it is to go from a blank PLC program to one that marks a 2D barcode and human readable text in under 15 minutes.

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