Packaging, labelling & coding > Labelling & coding machinery

Marel OCM9500 waterproof box labeller

11 August, 2014

Marel's OCM9500 box and crate labeller has been upgraded with a waterproof chassis and indicator to withstand full washdown to IP69K.

Successful open house for Jet Technologies

29 July, 2014

Jet Technologies had an impressive turnout at its open house event last Friday, with more than 120 visitors dropping by throughout the day to view the newly refurbished office and tour the warehouse and demo centre.

Sacmi Labelling FormSleeve+ System labelling system

22 July, 2014

The FormSleeve+ labelling system, from Sacmi Labelling, is said to be capable of up to a 20% reduction in the cost of materials and labelling speeds of up to 50,000 bph.

Ishida DACS checkweighers

10 July, 2014

Ishida DACS checkweighers reliably inspect the accuracy of upstream filling and casepacking.

Sparkling success in the Hunter Valley

01 July, 2014

Peterson House turned to Raymax Applications to offer their customers the ability to trace every bottle of sparkling wine throughout the distribution process right to the end consumer.

Happy 40th birthday UPC barcode

30 June, 2014

Now scanned 5 billion times every day, the Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode made its debut 40 years ago with a 10-pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum that was scanned and purchased at a Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio.

Dykem Texpen valve action markers

28 June, 2014

Texpen valve action markers are designed to leave permanent, sharp, bright marks on any solid surface, even underwater.

Markem-Imaje 1050 high-speed, high-resolution thermal inkjet printer

18 June, 2014

Markem-Imaje has announced the 1050 integrated thermal inkjet printer. The printer produces high-resolution serialised data and complex 1D and 2D barcodes on fast-moving production lines.

Primera AP550 Label Applicator

16 April, 2014

The AP550 is a semiautomatic label applicator that applies product and identification labels onto a range of flat surfaces such as rectangular or tapered bottles, boxes, packages, bags, pouches, lids and tins.

Centralised printing system for seven lines

14 April, 2014

Maltra Foods needed an automatic, centralised printing system for its seven production lines, to ensure detailed information and delivery accuracy for customers on its continually expanding SKUs. The company wanted a cost-effective, easily expandable solution that removed paperwork, increased productivity and accuracy, and enabled it to deliver on the best possible customer service - now and into the future.

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.

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