Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)

What is a GTIN?

The CPG industry has a paramount interest in manufacturing food safe products. In order to stay in the game, complying with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires supply chain modifications to meet new track and trace requirement of food source and manufacturing conditions. Most companies are employing an industry code called a GTIN, This identifer, when combined with PACKprint, automates compliance as well as provides additional benefits.

What’s a GTIN?
GTIN stands for Global Trade Item Number, and it refers to a number that distinctly identifies products or items as they travel move through the necessary channels. GTINs can Read more

Control Panel Fabrication

Custom Control Panel FabricationFASTechnology Group (FASTech) has over 25 years experience in both engineering and manufacturing custom control panels in industries such as food and beverage, chemical, printing, packaging, automotive and utility. Whether your panels are pre-designed or require the assistance of a professional design engineer, FASTech will exceed your control panel fabrication project requirements.

FASTech applies the latest in control technology and can offer suggestions for minimizing panel space requirements while improving control efficiency and maintainability.

Since 1996, FASTech has been an approved UL panel provider by UL Industrial Control Panel Manufacturer # E186877.

Approved to provide Industrial Control Panels for:

    • General Use (Covers 99% of all FASTech provided industrial control panels today)
    • Specialized Applications Noted:
        • Metalworking Machining
        • Plastics Machinery
        • Flame Control
        • Power Press Control

FASTech also provides CE declared panels upon request.  See a few example panels below…

Industrial Automation Field Install On-Site Services

CONTROLLERS_4500FASTechnology Group’s maintains a truly ‘Global’ attitude toward customer service and technology development.

This global approach is evident through applications across the United Sates, and at international project sites such as Japan, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. Our ability to provide CE and UL certified systems with the backing of our key technology service providers gives our clients additional piece of mind that they have chosen the best systems integrator for the project.

With an installed base of systems throughout Fortune 100 clients and small businesses alike, we have the ability and expertise to develop turn-key solutions for your industrial automation needs, whatever the industry.

Industrial Automation Technology

The bottom line is that if you allow FASTech automation experts to tackle your toughest production and automation challenges, you can have the freedom to focus your resources on your core business activity, “doing what you do best.” Contact us today to learn how automation technology can be applied to your manufacturing operation to not only help you maximize your growth potential and decrease your costs, but to also help you finalize those projects that may have been on hold for lack of resources. We look forward in assisting you to maintain the competitive edge!


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FASTechnology Group Transforms Ho-Hum Package Labeling into Marketing Muscle

FASTechnology Group, a leading manufacturer of industrial control systems, is attracting the interest of leading producers and retailers of consumer packaged goods with its Retail-Ready Personalized Packaging (RRPP) systems. Developed from print-on-demand processes used in the commercial printing industry, RRPP enables the production and marketing of products customized to store-level or to shopper-level, while eliminating the need for costly factory line changeovers. The new process has the potential to increase sales volume and shopper brand loyalty while substantially reducing material costs and waste. Read more

Packaging World talks about Personalized Packaging

February 2011 | PACKAGING WORLD 7

The commercial printing industry has a technology that could migrate to packaging and have a sizable impact. It’s called personalization, and it rests on a three-legged stool of variable printing, affinity marketing, and automated route sequencing.

Variable Printing
Let’s start with variable printing. Packaging professionals are plenty familiar with it. Lot and date-code information, for example, must vary from time to time, and even the Read more