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Coding, Marking & Printing Packaging Machinery Trends

Get news and trends on coding, marking and printing equipment for the healthcare packaging industry. This equipment marks flexible and/or rigid materials with graphics, and information such as nutritional and ingredient statements, warnings, lot, production, date, and expiration codes, and use-by dates. Key topics include ink selection, ink jet printing, and thermal transfer applications.

BOTTLE TRACKER. As bottles travel up to the BottleTracker by conveyor, an outsert machine applies a topsert on top of the bottles. This is a folded leaflet applied to the top of each bottle that contains information related to the product.
July 3, 2014 | Feature Article

Apace Packaging sets the pace in pharmaceutical serialization implementation

Contract packager sees investment in serialization on its bottling and blister thermoform/fill/seal lines as an opportunity to gain business and a competitive edge.
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Label Vision Systems: Barcode reader
June 26, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Label Vision Systems: Barcode verifier

The Integra 9580 verifies 1D and 2D barcodes on a variety of surfaces.
Videojet: Thermal ink-jet printing
June 6, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Videojet: Thermal ink-jet printing

The 8610 thermal ink-jet printer provides high-resolution printing for non-porous substrates.
Matrix: Stickpack machines
May 30, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Matrix: Stickpack machines

A stickpack machine combines both laser scoring and marking capabilities for easy opening and lower operating costs.
MAXStick Products: Label printer
May 29, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

MAXStick Products: Label printer

A new liner-free label printer is versatile, compact, and fully customizable.
Serialization solution
May 27, 2014 | Video

Serialization solution

Developed by OCS, the most compact aggregation and serialization solution in the world measures just 1.8 m in length. TE label application is part of the package.
Digital print for blister pack lidstock
May 27, 2014 | Video

Digital print for blister pack lidstock

The Digiline Blister Nearline module from Atlantic Zeiser is a fully digital system for late-stage customization of lidding material to be applied to blister packs. Change from one print job to another in minutes.
A seminar held during interpack by Optel and Domino emphasizes the urgency of developing a serialization strategy now, and addresses the challenges of implementation.
May 27, 2014 | Feature Article

When it comes to serialization, start now

A seminar held during interpack by Optel and Domino emphasizes the urgency of developing a serialization strategy now, and addresses the challenges of implementation.
Hewlett-Packard Development Co.: Digital printing press
May 13, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Hewlett-Packard Development Co.: Digital printing press

The HP Scitex 15000 corrugated press creates large-format displays for retail purchases.
Videojet Technologies: Code detection system
May 2, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Videojet Technologies: Code detection system

A new code detection system automates inspection of ink-jet codes on packaging.

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