Packaging, labelling & coding > Labelling & coding machinery

Fat free and 100% natural: seven food labelling tricks exposed

11 April, 2014 by *Sandra Jones, University of Wollongong

Sandra Jones from the University of Wollongong looks at seven tricks that many food processers use to make their products have greater shelf appeal.

Coding solution keeps pace with expanding water bottler

25 February, 2014

As its business expanded, natural spring water company Wet Fix found that its coding equipment couldn't keep up. The company chose two Linx CJ400 CIJ coders and a 30 W e-SolarMark laser from Matthews Australasia.

M&H Plastics braille printing method for plastic packaging

18 February, 2014

M&H Plastics has developed a method of printing braille characters directly onto plastic packaging. A high-build varnish is used to print the dots onto the product using control measures to ensure the height of the braille alphabet remains uniform.

Fruit and vegetable farmers labelled a success

16 January, 2014 by Karl Perry, Intermec US Product Manager, Printers

While the norm for many years has been for fruit and vegetable growers to put a simple UPC barcode on boxes of produce, these methods are no longer sufficient. Consumers and regulators demand that the entire supply chain be able to trace and account for where fresh produce is grown, where it is going and how long it remains at any point along the way.

Domino M220 pallet labeller

14 January, 2014

Domino has expanded its M-Series range of print and apply labellers with the M220 off-shelf pallet labeller. The labeller is designed to meet the tertiary labelling requirements of a range of packaging lines.

Choosing cost-effective coding, labelling and inspection systems: an eBook

13 January, 2014

Recalling a product can be very costly, so it’s important to do everything you can to avoid recalls. Modern inspection systems can help you check, detect and respond to problems in your plant. Download this eBook to read more.

QuickLabel Lustro-Lam laminating solution for inket-printed labels

05 December, 2013

Lustro-Lam is a clear thermal transfer ribbon that mates with the surface of a label and does not require a laminator or die cutter. It can be digitally applied via thermal printing processes, as a full bleed or spot application, and enhances the gloss of the label.

Kiaro! 200 label printer

08 November, 2013

QuickLabel Systems has introduced the Kiaro! 200 label printer, a wide-width inkjet colour printer designed for the short-run labelling needs of manufacturers of large-size products in the chemical, dietary supplement and food industries.

Krones Ergomodule modularlised labeller system

06 November, 2013

All of Krones’ labellers will from now on be configured from one modularised system. A single, basic, standardised machine will be combined with labelling stations that are either permanently affixed or can be docked onto the basic machine as needed.

What information on food labels builds trust?

01 November, 2013

Food labels provide more than just nutritional information. They give consumers insight into the production of food and influence their trust in the food system - from the companies that manufacture foods to the governments that regulate them.

New equipment gives operators cheesy grins

30 July, 2013

When the time came to replace a vertical form-fill-seal packaging machine and a multihead weigher, wholesale cheese processor Di Rossi Foods turned to Emrich Packaging Machinery.

Markem-Imaje expands TIJ solutions with acquisition

16 July, 2013

Markem-Imaje has acquired thermal ink jet (TIJ) printing solutions manufacturer RSI Systems. The acquisition enables Markem-Imaje to offer TIJ solutions for printing codes that can be used for traceability, anti-diversion and promotional-coding printing applications.

Keeping a lid on quark

05 June, 2013

Chadwicks produced high-quality pre-cut lids for First Milk’s new product, Lake District Dairy Co. Quark. Chadwicks worked closely with the company to develop a colour-matched lid that is consistent with the existing pot labelling.

Zebra ZT230 Series industrial label printer

29 May, 2013

The Zebra ZT230 Series industrial label printer stands out from the rest when it comes to easy set-up, intuitive user operation, space-saving design and ease of service and maintenance.

Linx TJ725 Thermal Inket Coder

17 May, 2013

Matthews Australasia has launched the Linx TJ725 Thermal Inkjet Coder (TIJ), a high-resolution, digital solution for coding text and graphics onto outer cases, boxes, shelf-ready trays and packaging.

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