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HAND LABELLERS AND MEDICINES


Medicines are an important part of human society. Production of medicines, as well as their storing and delivery should work at maximum efficiency to satisfy the multiple needs of mankind. Hand labellers are part of this enormous task, by helping the logistic processes involved when handling medicines, either at the labs or at the drugstores.

Inside the facilities of production labs, medicine components need to be perfectly identified in order to avoid mistakes when mixing complex substances and chemicals. In this specific part of the production process, hand labellers are not useful because these processes are practically automatic. The same way, after the medicine has been produced and is packaged inside a box, it needs to be labelled with an important date, the expiration date. This date changes constantly as medicines are produced, so an automatic machine prints in the boxes the expiration date of the medicines. Hand labellers are used later, in the drugstores, when medicines are stored. Drugstores sell medicines to final customers, so they need prices attached to their products in order to inform customers how much a particular item is worth. The process here is exactly the same as the process that happens inside a big retail store.

As you can see, hand labellers are greatly used in the medical sector as part of the final delivery to the consumers. Moreover, hospitals benefit greatly with hand labellers because most of the time they need to label blood bags and store them in cold chambers. These useful pieces of hardware add more efficiency to the tasks inside a hospital by silently working in the background of their logistics. It is important to notice that many medical centres rely on these small devices to their daily operations, without them, chaos could probably reign in a place that order is of utmost importance.

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