On-Demand Color Mattress Tags-Labels
The story of Pleasant Mattress Inc. stretches back to the throes of World War II, when the original Morgensterns immigrated from Vienna to the United States and cobbled together a new life. Today, Pleasant Mattress continues their tradition of resourcefulness and forward-thinking. Their success rests on the synergy between father and son. Generation after generation, Morgenstern sons have taken inspiration from their fathers, each one building on the tradition of the last. As Isaac Newton said, the secret to success is standing on the shoulders of giants.
Pleasant Mattress contacted me when they wanted to add color labels and tags into their operation. According to Russell Raymond, Director of Plant Operations, "In our facility, we mark each law tag we sew into our mattresses with a highlighter. Each day of the week is added to each tag in the color of the group of orders. These colors markers make it easy to track our products through production. But it takes time to mark all of these tags; and opens up the possibility of errors. We needed to automate this process, using our existing Easy Label software."
To test the feasibility of this solution, I shipped a C3500 demo printer and labels to Pleasant Mattress to test. Working with IT, we added the demo printer to their network and adjusted the Easy Label templates to add color based on the order number. We made this change in a very short time.
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