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Sustainable labeling from Graphic Packaging International

Heat transfer decorating system for plastic containers delivers brilliant and durable image quality, low applied cost -- and it's 100% recyclable.

At PACK EXPO 2010, Graphic Packaging International demonstrated the DI-NA-CAL® heat transfer decorating system, their exclusive process for labeling plastic containers. It is a complete system that includes the labels, technical service and support, and application equipment enabled by B&R Industrial Automation.

Branding, cost and sustainability advantages

The company is the leading supplier of heat transfer labeling systems in North America, a category which offers excellent image quality, low total applied cost, and the sustainability of a 100% recyclable labeling solution.

Consumer marketers and brand managers recognize the competitive advantages of DI-NA-CAL's seamless, ‘no-label' look. The label images physically bond to the surface of the container and maintain excellent brilliance and clarity without cracking, scuffing or peeling.

Servo precision and flexibility

The B&R control system uses advanced servo motion to assure precise, consistent label positioning within 1/32 inch and virtually eliminate label mismatches, even on oddly shaped or sized containers. Oval or conical, square or round, wide mouth or narrow neck, with or without handles, from one ounce to 12 gallons, the automated system assures perfect labeling.

Heat transfer label application systems from Graphic Packaging are available in a range of line speeds, for front, back and even four-side application in one pass. They can work in-line with blow molding or filling machines.

Innovative heat transfer technology

DI-NA-CAL® uses reverse printed graphics using up to 9 colors. Labels are delivered in roll form and transferred using heat and pressure. The end result is a highly decorative, durable, permanent label.  

See-through heat transfer labels on PET containers offer exceptional product visibility and aesthetic appeal. Hot fill label technology is available for 200+ degree Fahrenheit filling temperatures.
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