Automation Now: News and Info for Users of Motion Control

5 Reasons Barcodes Fail and How to Fix Them (Hint: Start with a high-performance reading system)

Posted August 12, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog, Omron, Omron Safety

Poor quality barcodes -- no matter the cause -- result in no-reads. Once the cause of the barcode problem is defined, it can be addressed by taking simple preventive measures. A high-performance barcode reading system will ensure the best read possible and protect a company's time and data. Omron published a highly-informative downloadable white paper on the optimizing bar code readability. You might be surprised at some of the reasons bar codes become unreadable, and how simple the fix can be.


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Tulsa PLC Training IN PERSON Sept. 14-15

Posted July 15, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog

Back from the pandemic -- IN PERSON training classes. Limited to 6-8 seats per session. This is a two-day class. Contact us at to save your seat in Tulsa. They will go fast.

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Live Large, Live Free

Posted July 4, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Uncategorized

The Spirit of '76 by Archibald Willard

Happy July 4th from the Automation Now blog team!

"He who drinks a fifth on the 4th may not come forth on the 5th." -- George Washington (not really)

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