Coding

Laser coding, case coding, even allergen labels: See how to improve safety and efficiency with the right coding solution on your packaging.

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The Open Date Group is a world leader in the innovative design and manufacture of On and Off-line Coding, Marking and High Speed Overprinting systems.


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The new Videojet DataFlex 6330 thermal transfer coder marks a variety of substrates at speeds up to 500 packs per minute for a typical two-line code using a standard transfer ribbon.


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Tourmaline’s mission is to support the pharmaceutical, food & beverage and automotive industries with the highest quality most effective and technologically advanced track and trace equipment available.


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Gem Marking & Coding is a premier provider of product identification equipment and inks for any application.

SureCode: Integrated Drying & Inkjet Coding

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A common reason for a bad inkjet code on a package has nothing to do with the coder but everything to do with the package. When water or dirt covers the surface, the ink cannot latch on—and the code becomes compromised.


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Coding and labeling expectations for medical devices and pharmaceuticals continue to evolve thanks to Unique Device Identification, the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, and user needs.


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Product marking and date coding - although too often overlooked - play a critical role in any product traceability and quality control measure.


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Pak-Tec offers a wide range of industrial coding, marking, and adhesive solutions with a focus on reliability, flexibility, and efficiency.  We are proud to represent some of the top names in the packaging industry such as Hit


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Most packaging lines today need simplicity, mobility and security to operate effectively.


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Videojet partners with customers in the consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, and industrial goods industries to improve their productivity, to protect and grow their brands, and to stay ahead of industry trends and regulat


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Nimble brand owners wanting to step closer to real-time, on-demand graphics for packaging have two new colorful options coming to market in the form of Variprint and Infinity brand Inline Digital Printing technologies from Dat


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With product safety and consumer right-to-know trending high these days, an efficient and reliable package coding operation can help ensure your package contains critical information, whether that be for track-and-trace, simpl


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DataLase technology is gaining traction as an efficient way to laser-code cartons and cases while eliminating the need for print-and-apply-labels.

 


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We take a “Best of Breed” approach in helping you make the best selection of products and services for your specific application.


The new Videojet DataFlex 6330 thermal transfer coder marks a variety of substrates at speeds up to 500 packs per minute for a typical two-line code using a standard transfer ribbon. The all-electric system provides more control of the printhead...

SureCode: Integrated Drying & Inkjet Coding

A common reason for a bad inkjet code on a package has nothing to do with the coder but everything to do with the package. When water or dirt covers the surface, the ink cannot latch on—and the code becomes compromised. The new SureCode dual unit...


Coding and labeling expectations for medical devices and pharmaceuticals continue to evolve thanks to Unique Device Identification, the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, and user needs. Several exhibitors at...


Product marking and date coding - although too often overlooked - play a critical role in any product traceability and quality control measure. With critical breakthroughs in ink development, Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printing has now emerged as the...


Most packaging lines today need simplicity, mobility and security to operate effectively. And with nearly every production operation required to print a code somewhere on the packaging, hitting this trifecta with your coding equipment could be a...


Nimble brand owners wanting to step closer to real-time, on-demand graphics for packaging have two new colorful options coming to market in the form of Variprint and Infinity brand Inline Digital Printing technologies from DataLase.

 

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With product safety and consumer right-to-know trending high these days, an efficient and reliable package coding operation can help ensure your package contains critical information, whether that be for track-and-trace, simple batch/lot...


DataLase technology is gaining traction as an efficient way to laser-code cartons and cases while eliminating the need for print-and-apply-labels.

 

From a readability and contrast perspective, a brown kraft paper corrugated case is a...


Coding variable information like lot and date directly onto high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottles has always been difficult. Ink jet will do it but is messy and there may be solvent bleed-through issues. It can also be removed. Lasers work...


When it comes to most pharmaceutical product identification activities today, companies are focusing on compliance with serialization requirements, observes Darryl Brown, vice president of global strategic marketing at Systech International. Most...

For the most part, packaging operations are pretty satisfied with the coding technology they are using to apply date codes to packages, with inkjet leading competitive options. But will existing capabilities serve future expectations?

In a...


Could there be a better way for consumers to determine if their foods and beverages are fresh and/or safe to consume than the often confusing and unregulated date code? Are smart sensor technologies or quick-response (QR) codes viable options?...


Date codes on food and beverage packages continue to be a source of confusion for consumers as they try to balance minimizing product waste with safe consumption. There are many ways to explain when your product should be used by but a recent ...


When it comes to food and beverage packaging, variety in format, size and shape has opened up new outlets and sales. But it has also added complexity to date coding operations, from working with new substrates to finding the best spot on the...


While laser coding is nothing new, new advancements in the technology are improving their utility and performance on packaging production floors.  We present four examples of how that has been done including two that show how vendors’ improvements...


ARMOR USA is strategically located in the heart of the Mid Western USA near Cincinnati Ohio, to ensure the most efficient logistics solution for the supply of Thermal Transfer ribbons to customers throughout North, South and Central America.

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Bell-Mark is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of in-line coding and printing equipment. For over 50 years, Bell-Mark has been developing innovative solutions for package and carton printing applications in the meat, medical...


In business since 1988, Epilog Laser has worked hard to become the leader in the laser engraving, cutting and marking industry. We are innovators. We are problem solvers. We are committed to designing and manufacturing the highest-quality laser...


Established in 1993, with its headquarters in Taipei Taiwan, Godex International is an engineering company that specializes in designing and manufacturing barcode printing products that lead the industry in the value price, high performance...


GREYDON, INC. started in 1993 with a concept of providing the highest quality and best value printing equipment for the packaging industry.

The heart of our focus has been primarily horizontal form, fill and seal packaging machine...


Over the last 25 years Harlund has gained extensive and valuable experience in all aspects of product coding and identification. Our customers come from many industries across Canada.

They come to Harlund because of our ability to meet their...


Since 1994, when Iconotech introduced its first printer for rsc cases, Iconotech printers have provided the most effective solution for in-house generic case printing programs for corrugated cases, kraft multi-wall bags, die cuts and blanks....


Although Kanematsu USA Inc. has been an American company for longer than many of the most famous of U.S. businesses, we have grown along with our affiliates around the world to become a diversified member of the global business community. Our...


Pak-Tec offers a wide range of industrial coding, marking, and adhesive solutions with a focus on reliability, flexibility, and efficiency.  We are proud to represent some of the top names in the packaging industry such as Hitachi, Foxjet, Logopak...


Leibinger has been manufacturing small character industrial inkjet printers, numbering machines, and camera systems for over 60 years. Our industry exclusive sealed nozzle technology provides unmatched printer performance and reliability. Our...


We don't make printers. We make printers work for you. PrintSafe has been providing complete Marking and Coding Solutions since 1988.

Led by our president Tom Hittle, we use industry leading experience and expertise to custom create the best...


Our strength is that we supply complete solutions that work in conjunction with your manufacturing process. We are knowledgeable in areas that effectively prepare us for your demands, and consult you in areas of what is effective and efficient for...


We take a “Best of Breed” approach in helping you make the best selection of products and services for your specific application.

We are passionate at what we do! For over 17 years, TBS has been bringing innovated solutions to our customers...


Our greatest strength is the loyalty of our customers.  We are able to build these long term business partnerships by paying attention to and focusing on the needs of customers.  Our equipment is carefully evaluated and tested for reliability. ...

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