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UV drop-on-demand Piezo ink-jet printer
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UV drop-on-demand Piezo ink-jet printer

Hapa's redcube is a UV drop-on-demand Piezo ink-jet printer for high-end marketing that can be configured to meet any production process and easily integrate into any packaging system. In this video from Achema 2012, the unit is shown printing onto a paperboard carton.
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Marking and verification system
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Marking and verification system

In this Achema 2012 video, a redcube printer is shown printing cartons within the Laetus MV-70 system, which is designed to handle up to 400 packs/min. The system provides marking, camera, and verification capabilities in a small footprint with an easy-to-use HMI interface.
Digital printer
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Digital printer

The digiMATIC printer from Hapa is a fully digital drop-on-demand ink-jet printer. In this video, Stephan Wengi, sales director, shows the unit's print engine, UV ink curing lamp, and a panel for setting required parameters. The machine is easy to operate.
Hybrid printer
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Hybrid printer

At Achema 2012, Stephan Wengi, sales director for Hapa demonstrates a hybrid printer that offers two printing technologies in a single machine. At the first station, a flex print head prints non-variable information, while variable batch codes and details are printed digitally at a second station. The machine can print flex only, digital only, digital and flex, and be equipped with a different color UV-curable ink for both print methods.
Domino_L100i
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Domino: Thermal ink jet printer for high quality VDP

Domino Printing Sciences expanded its L-Series range of thermal ink jet (TIJ) printers with the launch of the L100i.
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Primer
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Trends in coding/marking for primary packaging

A number of trends are shaping the development of coding and marking equipment for primary packaging...
The scribing lasers are said to give precise, accurate coding results every time.
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U.K. egg packer sees the sunny side with new carton coders

Scribing lasers on five lines at The Free Range Egg Company eliminate the need for operator intervention, speed throughput, and increase coding accuracy for egg cartons.
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Heidelberg Linoprint: Digital printing for pharmaceuticals

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG offers Linoprint D for industrial digital inline and offline printing, suitable for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Atlantic Zeiser GmbH: Digital printing for coding and serialization

Atlantic Zeiser’s printing module DELTA 105i provides secure coding and serializing and offers an ink-jet component for the high-speed printing of variable data.
Primer
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Ten tips for buying coding/marking equipment for cases and pallets

The handling of cases hasn’t changed, but the information required on the cases has.
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.
Live from Interphex:  New products from The Challenge Printing Company
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Live from Interphex: New products from The Challenge Printing Company

The Challenge Printing Company introduces an expanded product line, including a variety of labels, and serialized booklets.
Live From Interphex: Carton printing track and trace module
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Live From Interphex: Carton printing track and trace module

The Bosch CPS800 is a carton printing system module, which consists of a print and a camera to automatically print and verify up to 400 cartons per minute. Tracking data is printed onto the product and automatically checked for accuracy by the camera with reads each printed digit. Within milliseconds it compares the human-readable text with the 2D data matrix code and verifies it for accuracy.
BD GTIN
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Becton, Dickinson takes proactive stance on device identification

Medical technology company/Mercy Health System’s joint packaging data integration program includes some 650 products and 950 global trade ID numbers.
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Videojet Technologies Inc: Printer gets specially formulated inks

Videojet introduces three new inks for its 1000 Line of continuous ink jet printers: V489-C pigmented black ink; V438-D black heat-cure ink; and V413-D black returnable bottling ink.

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