UBS ON TOUR - Embala Nordeste 2024

In August we visited Embala Nordeste, the great showcase of packaging technologies, processes and solutions in the northeast of Brazil.


This annual event has become more than just a marathon, it is an opportunity to promote healthy habits and encourage networking among our employee

III UBS Paddle Tennis Charity Tournament: United Against Cancer

This past April 19 and 20, a unique event took place: The third Paddel Tennis Charity Tournament&nbs

United Barcode Systems is expanding its presence in Brazil

Located in Paraná in the Vila Izabel neighborhood, our new office is the gateway to all the solutions you already know and trust.

What ink do UBS equipment use? - All about Sustainable inks

Ecological, eco-solvent, vegetable inks... What is the difference, and which one does UBS use in its equipment? We explain it to you below....

UBS ON TOUR – Fispal Tecnologia 2024

Fispal Tecnologia returns for its 40th edition at the São Paulo Exhibition & Convention Center. Find

What is a GTIN Code? - History, Types, and Uses

GTIN codes are found on 95% of products around us. Why not learn a little more about them?

UBS ON TOUR – Expo Pack Mexico 2024

See you in June at Expo Pack Mexico, the leading packaging trade show in Latin America...

UBS ON TOUR – Hispack 2024

This April we are visiting Hispack, one of the most important trade fairs in Southern Europe in the Packaging sector...

UBS ON TOUR - AveSui 2024

The most important event of the poultry and swine sector in April will take place in Paraná, Brazil. Find

UBS ON TOUR - The Logistics World Summit & Expo 2024

The Logistics World is one of the most memorable events in the logistics sector in Mexico. Join us to know all the details of this event

Quick Guide to Software Systems: ERP, WMS, MES

Are you familiar with these acronyms, but never knew what they mean? UBS explains in detail what they are all about....

UBS ON TOUR - Pack Expo East 2024

Pack Expo East is one of the most well-known packaging industry trade shows on the East Coast of the United States. Learn more about the trade show through

What are primary, secondary and tertiary packages and how to code them?

UBS presents a new guide on how to code all types of packaging that a product goes through from its production until it reaches the customer.

UBS ON TOUR - WestPack Anaheim 2024

WestPack is one of the 5 trade shows that form the IME West, one of the most prestigious American fairs in the world of Packaging. In this ar

UBS ON TOUR - Unified Wine & Grape Symposium 2024

UBS will be present at one of the most important U.S. trade shows of the year. Find out what is Unified Symposium, schedules, location and much more in this article.

United Barcode Systems awarded CIEGE certificate for third consecutive year

Find out what values the CIEGE accredits and why UBS has been awarded it.

UBS supports the great work of the Lar Nossa Senhora das Graças Home

Last Monday, December 11, UBS Brazil decided to visit Lar Nossa Senhora das Graças, a home that is a refuge for elderly people who have known the darkness of ab

Drop On Demand: What is it and what are its advantages?

At UBS we make special use of DOD technology. Find out how we create the perfect print.

Coding Success: The importance of quality technical service

Our technical service is one of UBS's most valuable assets, in this article we explain you why.

Barcelona Packaging Hub - What advantages does UBS get as a partner?

Our joining the Barcelona Packaging Hub is driving packaging projects and much more. We tell you about it in this article.

What is the PPWR? Advantages and disadvantages of the new European proposal

A new study reveals the truth about the recyclable packaging proposed by the EU, find out the results in this ar

Empack Madrid 2023 - Find out everything about

In November UBS will be present at one of the most important Spanish trade fairs of the year, Empack Madrid. We explain everything about it.<

CIBUS TEC 2023 – Parma’s Trade Show

What is CIBUS TEC? UBS tells you all about one of the largest Italian trade fairs in the food and beverage

The Global Produce and Floral Show 2023 - Anaheim Exhibition

Find us at booth 3701, where you can meet our sales and technical team ready to address any inquiries you may have....

What are eco-labels and how to incorporate them on my products?

UBS explains what eco-labeling is, the types of eco-labels that currently exist and how to apply them to your product, container or packaging.


Find out from UBS all the information about The Food Tech Mexico 2023: What is and why to visit The Food Tech, schedules, location, how to get free tickets and frequently a

Why is it important to treat a wooden pallet?

Looking to treat wooden pallets, but don't know where to start or want to improve the current process? UBS shows you how.

Discover Pack Expo Las Vegas 2023 - All You Need to Know About the Trade Show

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2023 is approaching, and the excitement is in the air. This prominent annual event in the packaging and processing indust

Visit Embala Nordeste - The fair of the Northeast of Brazil

Discover the latest solutions for food and beverage labeling and coding at EMBALA NORDESTE! 

WE RUN UBS 2023 - 3rd Edition

The third edition of WE RUN UBS has been a great success. This 2023 we have once again challenged the entire United Barcode Systems team to run a distance of 42 kilometers

How to label food products?

United Barcode Systems is a multinational company, so it is our obligation to be updated on the different regulations for labeling and coding in the different countries whe

Let's talk about sustainability in the coding industry

The packaging industry is one of the leading generators of waste worldwide, and growing concern about the environmental impact of this waste has led to an increase in deman

2nd Edition of the United Barcode Systems Charity Paddle Tennis Tournament - 2023

This past weekend, April 21 and 22, 2023, took place the second edition of the UBS Charity Paddle Tournament. The championship in question took place in one of the best ven

Fispal Tecnologia 2023 - Know all the details

UBS will be present at Fispal Tecnologia 2023, at booth M105. Find out everything about the most important Brazilian exhibition of the moment

Expo Pack Guadalajara 2023 - Everything you need to know

UBS will be present at Expo Pack Guadalajara 2023. We tell you all about the show and our role in it.

Trends in the use of barcodes | GS1 Digital Link

The GS1 Digital Link brings greater advantages than a conventional 2D code as it allows for a greater amount of information, flexibility in linked content,

UBS will exhibit on The Logistics World Summit & Expo 2023

UBS will be present at The Logistics World Summit & Expo, the event that brings together the most important companies in the logistics sector in Latin America.

United Barcode Systems to present new equipment at Interpack Düsseldorf 2023

UBS will be at the Düsseldorf trade fair from 4 to 10 May 2023, presenting new equipment and the latest versions of our products.


United Barcode Systems will attend to Unified Wine & Grape Symposium 2023...

How do we take coding to the next level?

How do we improve coding? We design and integrate the latest technologies to our coding and marking solutions, we improve integration, scalability and identification speeds

UBS supports the Grendacc institution with food and games for children.

This year 2022 the institution chosen by our UBS Brazil team to donate was Grendacc.

UBS team cooperates to improve conditions at Mexican preschool

Hector Hernandez, director of Americas operations for United Barcode Systems, encouraged his team to search the community for nearby schools where we could help.

West Pack Anaheim - First trade show for UBS in 2023

United Barcode Systems will make its first appearance of 2023 at West Pack Anaheim, the largest annual packaging and processing trade show in the United

Three challenges for pallet labeling

The pallet label is the seal to the production process and the document containing a summary of the products shipped. Find out

Automate pallet labeling on my production line?

Pallet labeling is mandatory to ensure proper traceability. Automating the labeling process is the key to avoid delays and erro

UBS will be present at SIMEI 2022

UBS will attend SIMEI, the trade fair dedicated to the wine industry, from November 15 to 18. In Hall 2 - s

Global Produce and Floral Show 2022 – Identification solutions for produce and floral industries

From October 27-29 at booth #138, we will be exhibiting our equipment and software so that you can see them live. Designing, manufacturing, and pr

2nd Edition of the United Barcode Systems Marathon - WE RUN UBS 2022

This year we held the WE RUN UBS 2022 marathon again after the great success of the first edition. We have once again challenged the entire United Barcode

History of UVLED curing technology in coding

UVLED printing has enabled industrial coding to evolve to identify non-porous materials in the most efficient way, increasing service life, reducing maintenance costs and s

How to save costs in the process of labeling, coding and marking products with UBS

How to reduce production costs with product identification and tracking? Being able to adapt the purchasing process and the production process to changes in demand is

Empack Madrid 2022 - Packaging industry solutions

This year we will be back, October 26-27 at booth #5D16 showcasing the latest innovations and trends in product identification

UBS presents at Pack Expo International Chicago 2022

We will be there from October 23-26 so you can come and see us at our booth #S-3947, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Eurasia packaging istanbul 2022 - Packaging technology exhibition

The exhibition will last 4 days, October 12-15, 2022, in Istanbul. United Barcode Systems will be exhibiting its solutions in hall

THE FOOD TECH 2022 | Packaging and solutions for food and beverage expo in Latin America

The Food Tech 2022 will be held on September 28th and 29th at Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City. We will be located at booth #2828 to receive y

DRINKTEC 2022 – World's leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry

We will be exhibiting at Drinktec 2022! In Hall C6 - Booth #347 we will be showing our solutions for printing and applying labels on pal

THE LOGISTICS WORLD 2022 | Event specialized in logistics and the supply chain

The Logistics World Expo & Summit will take place on August 17-18, 2022 at Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City. Visit us at our booth #3416 t

FISPAL TECNOLOGIA BRAZIL 2022 | Exhibition of identification solutions

Fispal Tecnologia is the meeting of the food, beverage and packaging industries in Latin America. It is a 4-day event, from June 21 to 24, 2022 at São Paulo Expo Exh

Laser marker or inkjet printer, that's the question

Laser marking or thermal inkjet printers? It is a question that we must ask when we are about to choose a technology for coding and marking our products or packaging. Analy

United Barcode Systems Charity Paddle Tournament - 1st Edition 2022

Last weekend (April 29th and 30th) took place the first edition of the UBS 2022 Charity Paddle Tournament. The championship in question was held at the XPalas Padel Club in

Direct printing on boxes vs. automatic labeling

If you have a production line and need to identify your packaging, today we will show you the alternative that can help you to continue production and reduce your costs....

EXPO PACK MEXICO | We present the latest identification technologies

We are back to exhibit at Expo Pack Mexico 2022 after 4 years! From June 14-17 we will be exhibiting our supply chain solutions at our booth #1240.

United Barcode Systems will be present at Hispack Barcelona 2022

UBS offers labeling, coding and marking solutions for all these sectors, so we will be attending to Hispack Barcelona on the 24th to 27th of May, 2022.

IPACK-IMA MILAN 2022 | Processing and packaging exhibition

IPACK-IMA is the specialized trade fair for food and non-food processing and packaging. The event takes place from May 3 to 6 at Fiera Milano Rho (Italy), for all those who

WEST PACK 2022 | Packaging Event in California

For another year we will be exhibiting our coding solutions at WestPack Anaheim, April 12-14, 2022 in our booth #4933, in Anaheim, CA.

PACK EXPO EAST 2022 | Packaging and processing fair

We will be present at stand #3012, March 21-23, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA), to show you our pallet labelers, case printing and application equipment, product

The Barcode History

Barcodes are part of our corporate identity, a key element in identification, logistics and traceability, and undoubtedly linked to the essence of United Barcode Systems. T

PICK&PACK 2022 | We exhibit our identification solutions in Madrid

We will be exhibiting again in Madrid, IFEMA, from Febrary 8 to 10, 2022 to show you our identification solutions for the entire production line at PICK&

What UBS equipment do I need?

If you have come this far, we understand that you have a need for labeling, coding, or marking your products, boxes or pallets. You may need to identify them with the tradi

An ink for every packaging printing solution

UBS inks guarantee the best resolution and quality in packaging printing. Our team of chemical engineers has created the perfect mixtures for

United Barcode Systems at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2021

Visit us at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth #3622, from September 27th to 29th! Our technicians will be pleased to explain and provide sol

Trends in the use of materials in the packaging sector

The packaging industry has undergone a transformation in recent years as a consequence of the upsurge in e-commerce, of the digitization of the supply chain to provide a re

Labeling of hazardous goods

Labeling is essential on any product, but even more so in the case of hazardous goods. Labels contain the necessary information to know how to handle them, which precaution

Labeling market trends for 2021

Demand for packaging and labelling solutions will continue to increase in the next few years. E-commerce, customisation, sus

Unpopular opinion: plastic is necessary

Plastic is an essential material in industrial activity. Due to its weight-strength-price ratio and its ability to protect and preserve product

UBS awaits you at Empack Madrid 2021

On November 24 and 25, Empack Madrid 2021 will be held, where United Barcode Systems will be exhibiting its Thermal Inkjet equipmen

United Barcode Systems will exhibit at Eurasia Packaging Istanbul 2021

Eurasia Packaging Istanbul is the most comprehensive trade fair for the packaging industry in Eurasia, taking place from October 20th to

The importance of labeling in the supply chain during the pandemic

Labels are a fundamental element for the proper functioning of the supply chain. UBS, specialist in labeling, coding and marking systems, have ada

Learn about the benefits of UBS LabMan labeling management software

Management software that can be integrated into any production line. Real-time data management. At UBS we developed our own labeling management so

UBS has been awarded with the CIEGE Seal of Excellent on business management

UBS, specialist in labeling, coding and marking, is one of the 47 companies that have obtained the prized accreditation this year.

Printing solution for products that undergo sterilization processes

UVLED technology is the most suitable for marking products that must undergo sterilization processes, as it provides instant

The best product coding proposals for the industrial sector

In previous articles we have reviewed the UBS coding, marking and labeling solutions for of agri-food and pharmaceutical products. 

The Advantages of printing using the UVLED Curing System

The use of the UVLED curing system has been a great improvement in inkjet printing systems. The advantages of low viscosity ink (which doe

UBS proposals for coding pharmaceuticals products

The marking, coding and labeling of pharmaceutical products has become a critical activity. The

PACK EXPO Connects 2020

PACK EXPO Connects 2020 is a brand new live, web-based event like no other. Complete with live chats, live product and machine

The importance of pallet coding for the logistics sector

UBS, specialist in labeling, coding and marking, proposes customized and quality labeling to ensure that the product reaches it

What information can a label contain and what is it for?

The label is the identity card of each product on its journey through the supply chain. It is essential to ensure that it contains all the necessa

Print & Apply for case and pallet labeling

UBS equipment for case and pallets labeling meet the highest quality requirements and stand out for their ease of integration into any production

Consolidating the Intelligent Supply Chain

The intelligent supply chain is the result of the incorporation of continuously evolving technologies to optimize and automate

The most suitable printing methods for each material

The choice of packaging and the marking solution for its correct identification are fundamental decisions, since there is a mor

UBS marking solutions for the agri-food industry

All products in the supply chain require coding. UBS studies each case and proposes the most efficient solution for packaging in the agri-food ind

Donation of sanitary masks in Queretaro

United Barcode Systems donates, along with other organizations, health masks in Queretaro

United Barcode Systems donates 25,000 masks to Healthcare

United Barcode Systems donates 25,000 masks to Healthcare through the Institut Català de la Salut and hopes to help contain COVID-19.

UBS Solutions for primary product marking and coding

Thermal Inkjet printers and water, solvent or UVLED based UBS inks are the best solution for coding and marking primary packaging.

Successful Supply Chain

Success stories and factors that affect the Intelligent Supply Chain. This is the process that the product follows from its “birth” to its delivery to the


Prepare your luggage and visit us at Pack Expo Philadelphia 2020, in our Booth #800 (Exhibit


We will be glad to welcome at the WestPack Expo 2020, at our


PICK & PACK 2020 is taking place in Barcelona the days 12, 13 and 14 of February. UBS will be presenting its solutions and news regarding labelling, coding and marking.

Social event for seniors

As part of our closing year, we decided help those who need it most. 


At United Barcode Systems we have celebrated the company's 25th anniversary with our workers and th

Say Goodbye to fire Marking, Hello HR inkjet!

Code your pallets with our High Resolution Inkjet Direct Printing technology.

The future is written on the cardboard

Bioindustry is leading the transition process heading us to circular economy by transforming carton for packaging manufactu

United Barcode Systems at Fispal Brasil 2019

The Fispal Tecnologia 2019 will be held on June 25 – 28 at São Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (Sao Paulo, Brasil).

UBS will be at Expo Pack Mexico 2019 (Guadalajara)

United Barcode Systems is an official exhibitor at Expo Pack Guadalajara 2019, which will talke place June 11 - 13 at Expo Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Mexico).

United Barcode Systems at 2019 Unified Symposium

The 2019 Unified Symposium will be held on January 29 – 31 at the Sacramento Convention Center (California).

United Barcode Systems is an official exhibitor at WestPack 2019

UBS will be at WestPack 2019 (Booth #4933), which will take place February 5 - 7 at Anaheim Convention Center (CA, USA). 

United Barcode Systems is an official exhibitor at Empack Madrid 2018

United Barcode Systems will be at Empack Madrid 2018 (Booth D14), on November 12 and 13 at Pavilion 14 of the Feria de Madrid.

United Barcode Systems At Pack Expo Chicago 2018

UBS will be at Pack Expo Chicago 2018 (Booth #N5712 – North Building), which will take place October 14 - 17 at Chicago (IL, USA).&

United Barcode Systems Will Be At Eurasia Packaging Fair 2018

UBS will have its Booth #B1206A (Hall 12) at Eurasia Packaging Istambul, which will take place October 31st - November 3rd at Tüyap (Istanbul, Turke

United Barcode Systems at ROSUPACK 2018 (Moscow

UBS will be exhibiting at ROSUPACK 2018, which will take place on 26-29 of June 2018

IPACK-IMA in Milano - UBS : Hall 14 – Booth A25/B28

Internationale Ausstellung, die jeden Schritt der Produktionskette der Lebensmittel und  NIchtlebensmittel zeigt: von der Verarbeitung bis zur

United Barcode Systems will be at FISPAL Tecnologia

São Paulo Expo - Rod. dos Imigrantes - KM 1,5 - SP - Brazil from 26th - 29th June 2018 (from 13h to 20h)

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Expo Pack Mexico 2018 (Santa Fe. Ciudad de Mexico)

UBS will have its Booth (#1330) at Pack Expo Mexico 2018, which will take place June 5 - 8 in EXPO Santa Fe Mexico.

United Barcode Systems at PackExpo East 2018 (Philadelphia)

UBS will have its Booth (#800) at PackExpo East 2018, which will take place April 16 - 18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

Types of barcodes: The most commonly used

Barcode symbology is a kind of “universal language” for information representation, just like an alphabet.

Types of ink for Coding and Marking

The United Barcode Systems' laboratory has made a great effort to take ink technology to a new level in order to comply with the current regula

UBS will be at Hispack BCN 2018

UBS will have its Booth C317 (Hall 1) at Hispack BCN 2018

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Cosmopack in Bologna (15-18 MARCH 2018)

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Cosmopack in Bologna (15-18 MARCH 2018)

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Unified Symposium 2018 (Sacramento, California)

UBS will have its stand at Unified Symposium 2018, that will take place January 23-25 at Sacramento Convention Center (Sacramento, Califo

One more year, United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at WestPack

UBS will have its Booth #4933 at WestPack, that will take place on February 6-8 at The Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim (CA). 

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2017 (Nevada - USA)

UBS will have its Booth 3825 (Central Hall) at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2017, that will take pl

UBS will present their new technologies in Expo Pack Gdl 2017

United Barcode Systems world leader in comprehensive packaging identification and traceability Systems, will present t

United Barcode Systems at Interpack 2017 Düsseldorf (Germany)

We are pleased to inform you that we, UBS; will present you our latest technologies advances as well as a wide selection of our equipment at the international trade show In

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Packexpo East 2017 (Philadelphia, PA)

UBS will have its stand at PACKEXPO East 2017, that will take place February 27- March 1, 2017 a

United Barcode Systems is official exhibitor at Westpack 2017 (Anaheim, CA)

UBS will have its stand at WestPack 2017, that will take place February 7-9 at the Anaheim Convention Center

United Barcode Systems is excited to be participating in the 2017 Wine Symposium in Sacramento (California)

Please stop by and see us on our Booth #1039 at this year’s show!


International regulation for Pallet labeling

The GS1 International Logistics Label Standard is a standardized guideline for information layout, design, and placement of labels.


REACH-CLP Regulation

REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) is a regulation that seeks to guarantee a high level of protectio

Characteristics and construction of barcodes

Barcodes are symbols that can be scanned electronically using laser or camera-based systems.


They are used to encode information such as product numb

United Barcode Systems is an official exhibitor at Empack Madrid 2016

United Barcode Systems will be at Empack Madrid 2016 on November 23 and 24 at Pavilion 9 of the Feria de Madrid (Booth D22)

GS1 International Barcode Symbologies

A GTIN may be encoded in EAN/U.P.C., ITF-14, GS1-128, GS1 DataBar, and Data Matrix symbols as well as EPCs. The appropriate GTIN and barcode or EPC combination is determine

Cardboard boxes: Composition, requirements, uses, and printing

At present, more than 80% of products are packaged or wrapped in different types of cardboard boxes, ranging from paperboard to corrugated cardboard, constituting the mater

United Barcode Systems to participate in Pack Expo Chicago 2016

Come see the United Barcode Systems Booth #5625 (North Pavilion) at Pack Expo Chicago 2016 from November 6 to 9 in Chicago, Illinois.


United Barcode Systems will attend Empack Oporto 2016

United Barcode Systems will have its stand at the Empack Oporto 2016 fair on September 21 and 22 at Exponor.

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