January 29, 2014

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Thermal-transfer coders

The SmartDate® 5 line of thermal-transfer coders includes two models and provides flexibility and reliability, the co. states. The SmartDate 5 can perform reconfiguration from intermittent or continuous mode in less than 5 min. The SmartDate 5s features advanced, patented shuttle technology to achieve print speeds of up to 1,800 mm/sec, and it can be used on bagging machines with rapidly changing speeds. Both models feature Digital Ribbon Management (DRM), which offers direct drive of the ribbon using motor technology. Other features include Digital Ribbon Advance (DRA) and Digital Ribbon Save (DRS), which both offer ribbon-consumption savings. The coders can accommodate a range of 2D and RSS bar-coding standards, and it's compliant with the 21 CFR Part 11 standard. PackML software is embedded for OMAC compliance. Applications include snack foods, confectionery, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, baked goods and frozen foods.

Markem Corp., 866/263-4644. www.markem.us

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