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CUSTOM FIT. Housed in a compact, custom-engineered frame, the digital thermal transfer printer retrofits nicely to Battistoni’s existing line and codes packages from 6-oz to 5-lb in volume
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'Swing' to thermal transfer printing

Pouched meat packer saves time and improves print quality and consistency.
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Paperboard sleeves are now stacked in a friction feeder that delivers them to the ink-jet coding system.
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Date coding of paperboard sleeves made easy

A new ink-jet coder frees up operators who used to spend a lot of time peeling stickers from a release liner and applying them to paperboard sleeves.
Nutrilite
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Nutrilite rides 'K-Line Express' to big benefits

Rotary labeler and employee input help California facility reap major gains in line productivity.
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Durable, flexible, heavy-duty ink-jet printing

Cement producer installs easily controllable, cleanable, expandable printing system to accommodate growing production capacities.
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Egg marketer hatches an improved coding scheme

New ink-jet marking systems for egg cartons—both molded pulp and EPS foam—bring savings to Hidden Villa Ranch and add flexibility in adapting to future needs.
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GAF revamps bundle marking

Producing roofing shingles in 30 different colors and marking the film-wrapped bundles clearly for retailers like Home Depot is no easy task for Wayne, NJ-based GAF Materials Corp.
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Clear codes on chemicals

General Chemical Canada has greatly improved the way it imprints lot numbers on 50- and 100-lb high-density polyethylene bags of calcium chloride it produces by installing new ink-jet coding equipment from Matthews Intl.
Variable information printed on boxes (top) includes number of pieces in human-readable and bar-code format.
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Fruit-packing line learns to count

Hand-stamping of variable information has been replaced by automatic ink-jet printing. A machine vision system counts fruit pieces and relays totals for each box to the printer.
In GBF's semi-automatic packaging line, boxes are set up automatically (right) then loaded with literature before the components
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Improved coding of medical kits

New ink-jet coder prints better while it saves money over previous coder for diagnostic test kits that need to be trackable.