Bar code printing

Print-and-apply  labeling systems throughout Crunch Pak’s plant produce labels like these, which play a key role in the firm’s ability to comply with the Produce Traceability Initiative.
Machine Case Study

Healthy snacks, compliant packaging

Crunch Pak perfects GTIN coding and high-speed labeling of its sliced apple products using a networked printing solution that has also brought about some cost savings.
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Reiner handheld inkjet line. Portable inkjet printing, wherever... whenever
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Reiner handheld inkjet line. Portable inkjet printing, wherever... whenever

Get a visual tour from Jeff Mear of AMI of the latest Reiner inkjet printers. These range from the smallest 6-inch handheld inkjet model for paper and cardboard surfaces to larger models for marking date, lot codes, bar codes and larger characters on primary and secondary packages, from paper to metal, and on substrates from matte to slick or glossy.
Feature Article

Alternatives to spiral stretch wrapping

Insights from the updated 2013 End-of-line Packaging Equipment Playbook...
Sandra Lewis, Vice President of Government Relations and Industry Affairs, Earth911, Inc.
Feature Article

Consumers: The solution to recycling?

Have we given up on changing consumer behavior around package material recycling? Or, are there tools that we can use to ‘move the needle forward.’ Earth911 thinks change is possible.
A high-speed delta robot uses a vacuum end-of-arm tool to pick up individual diagnostic test kits and feed them to a flow wrapper.
Machine Case Study

Packaging is part of robotics’ banner year

The North American robotics industry achieved record growth of 17% in 2012, and as these firsthand accounts prove, packaging applications played a part in that phenomenal expansion.
Shown here is the winner of the challenge in 2012 (Photo A)
Package Case Study

Heineken finds package designs through crowdsourcing

From ideas about sustainable packaging to insights into what consumers age 60 and over would like to see in beer packaging—lots can be learned from
Supplier News

Pro Mach’s ID Technology division acquires Winco ID

Strengthening North America-wide customer support with a sixth regional label converting facility ID Technology aims to provide more access to high-quality labeling, coding, and marking products and services; New Hampshire-based Winco ID provides regional base to enhance service and support for Northeast customers.
Machine Product Brief

NJM: Print & apply labeler

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #1714! Able to apply vertical and horizontal labels at speeds up to 60/min., NJM Packaging’s new Model 402 Final Touch Print & Apply Labeler improves upon its predecessor, the Model 400: it offers simpler operation with fewer moving parts; reduces maintenance and eases installation; increases versatility; and provides a smaller footprint.
Supplier News

Pro Mach’s ID Technology Division acquires Colet

In order to strengthen service and support for Canadian customers, Pro Mach, Inc. has announced that its labeling, coding, and marking systems division, ID Technology, has acquired Toronto, Ontario-based Colet, a label manufacturer and provider of packaging supplies.
Dirk Rodgers

Will generic pharmaceutical manufacturers serialize their drugs in time?

Consider what impact it might have on your business if your company is not ready.


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