Coding & Marking(41 companies)
Industrial printers used to imprint codes including lot/batch numbers, bar codes and best-by dates directly onto packages, containers or labels via technologies including laser, inkjet and thermal processes on a packaging line. Making plans to buy new coding, labeling or printing machines? Explore articles to help you buy the right one.
Coding & Marking Companies
Advanced Poly Packaging, Inc.
Advanced Poly-Packaging printers incorporate Zebra's latest Higher Performance series print engine and can be integrated into a bagging operation with touch screen control. Featuring the graphic capability to print barcodes, texts, lines, logos, and other custom graphics directly on the poly bag. Other printing systems include Advanced Poly's Roll-A-Print, which can print or cod up to 80 bags/min.
AT Information Products
Markoprint® industrial inkjet coders from AT Information Products include the X1Jet MK3, a compact and powerful system based on HP thermal technology. Designed as a printer and microcontroller all in one with a three-button operation, this compact system is available in different, upgradable system versions and handles applications including coated/uncoated materials found in pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical, consumer goods and more. AT Information Products also offers large character, two-color inkjet systems such as the Integra PP108 Bicolor.
In addition to its line of labeling equipment, Auto Labe supplies a hot stamp printer, the Open Date Eurocode 180. This small, lightweight, user-friendly hot foil coding attachment machine is typically used for overprinting text, such as batch and lot code, expiry/use by dates and price marking. Machine produces simple graphics in any color onto flexible packaging materials at speeds of up to 700 cycles per minute. Prints are clear, dry and non-toxic.
BELL-MARK offers inline printing and coding solutions for package and carton printing applications in the medical device, pharmaceutical, prepared foods, meat, bakery, dairy, and poultry packaging industries. BELL-MARK's many printing technologies include piezo inkjet, thermal inkjet, thermal transfer, flexographic, and ink coders, all of which satisfy requirements to print directly onto package and carton substrates.
BestCode Coding and Marking Solutions
BestCode designs and manufactures marking and coding printing systems and associated fluids, supplies and accessories. Products include continuous inkjet printing and true, non-contact printing systems.
Bratney offers multiple solutions for inkjet printing within an automated packaging line, including crepe tap coders, bag top printers, inkjet printers, and drop-on demand printers for high-definition prints for bag tops, bag gussets, and boxes
cab Technology, Inc.
cab Technology’s marking lasers are designed for a wide range of applications. Laser marking allows stationary marking on metal or plastic parts for applications in industries including medtech, such as machine-readable codes on medical or surgical instruments that follow the guidelines for Unique Device Identification. Featured marking systems in cab’s product line is the XENO 4 marking laser, for marking plastics, metals and painted surfaces. These diode-pumped and air-cooled systems feature high beam quality and high pulse peak powers, with laser sources at 20, 30 and 50 Watt. In addition to operating at high speeds, this laser system features a compact scan head and can shift marking planes quickly.
Citronix designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of continuous ink jet printers to apply identifying marks such as best before dates, traceability codes, logos and batch codes to almost any kind of material or surface. Featured products include the ci5200, an entry level printer for typical 1 or 2 line printing applications at speeds of up to 6.9m/s. Other products include the ci5500 high performance model, printing up to 5 lines of text graphics and bar codes at high speeds and the ci5650 harsh environment printer with positive air pressurized enclosure and printhead for extreme dust or washdown environments.
Complete Inspection Systems
HD SmartCode allows manufacturers to embed codes onto labels or products for brand protection, positive identification, track and trace, as well as product diversion. HD NanoMarkers provides manufacturers the ability to embed unique NanoMarkers on their labels or products that can be authenticated by an app on a smartphone.
Diagraph Marking & Coding provides identification solutions including high-speed inkjet coders, all-electric automated labelers and laser coders. Featured products include the Impulse Jet Series, engineered to achieve sharp, high-resolution prints and improved barcode scanability on secondary packaging and cases. Diagraph’s IJ4000 High-Resolution Impulse Jet series accommodates ink throw distances of ¼ in. for machine readable barcodes and ½ in. throw distances for alphanumerics. Company works with customers in every aspect of their coding and labeling operations to provide a holistic approach that maximizes efficiencies and drives tangible value throughout a long-term partnership.
Domino North America
Domino North America’s range of coding and marking machines is designed to satisfy the compliance, traceability and productivity requirements of global manufacturers by applying variable and authentication data, bar codes, promotional and unique traceability codes onto their products and packaging. Coding equipment ranges from the G20i thermal inkjet, a compact, all in one single-sided case coder for data and text coding on outer case secondary packaging that is easy to set up and use to the Gx350i, designed for fast paced production and track-and-trace applications that is easy to integrate for clean, clear codes. In addition to thermal inkjet systems, Domino’s product line also includes a wide range of other marking and coding equipment: continuous inkjet printers, CO2 laser printers, fiber laser printers, thermal transfer overprinting, large character printers and many others.
EBS Ink-Jet Systems USA
EBS Ink-Jet Systems USA manufactures include large-character and small-character inkjet printers as well as wireless, portable, hand-held printers that replace traditional stenciling and other manual marking methods on virtually any surface. Featured systems include EBS’s low-maintenance 6600 Continuous Ink-Jet (CIJ) printer for precise in-line small-character product marking and package coding, printing crisp, multi-lingual alphanumeric small character, text and bar codes on virtually any surface. The printer features 30 days of continuous start-up and shut down operation without the need for print head cleaning and an optional battery backup that provides five full minutes of operation without power.
In addition to its line of container inspection and detection equipment, Filtec offers the LASETEC4 high-speed laser coding system, designed for marking and coding of labels, plastics, and glass at up to 2,000 containers per minute. Designed for quality, accuracy, flexibility, and durability, system features visible beam for focus adjustment and customer preview, continuous code verification, and compact and flexible line footprint.
FP Developments, Inc.
FP Developments offers engineering, design, manufacturing, and service, specialized in automation solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries, including coding systems. FP will engineer coding and traceability systems, vial coding, plastic bottle coding, laser coding and related systems. FP Developments also designs customized coding systems.
Gem Gravure Co., Inc.
Gem supplies regulation quality coding equipment for food and beverage packaging applications. Coding systems for food handle expiration dates and lot coding for traceability and an easy way to perform first in, first out inventory rotation. Gem’s coding solutions for food packaging include glass bottles, metal cans, shrink-wrapped packages, and high density polyethylene and polypropylene product containers for dairy and other food service. Gem’s equipment and inks for expiration date coding of beverages are used by customers in bottled water, coffee and tea, soft drinks, wineries, distilleries and plastic bottle manufacturing.
Graph-Tech USA offers the eZ-Inkjet line of high-speed industrial printers, designed to integrate easily with all sorts of packaging systems and equipment. Available in a number of different print widths from 2 inches up to 20 inches, these printers support sustainable inks including water-based and UV-based inks that work on a wide variety of different packaging substrates.
Grupo Empac SA de CV
Grupo Empac SA DE CV manufactures a range of coding and marking machines for a variety of applications.
Hitachi Industrial Equipment & Solutions America
Hitachi Industrial Equipment and Solutions America deliver marking, coding, gluing, and labeling solutions including, industrial inkjet printers, industrial laser printers, case coding printers, tape sealers, hot-melt equipment or high-speed labelers to enhance brand image with creatively designed and manufactured pressure sensitive labels. Hitachi products are used to optimize different packaging applications across marketplaces in the Americas.
Coding and marking models from HSAUSA are designed for printing text, barcode, counters, date/time and graphics. Models can be integrated into other machines, such as inserters, folders, collators and other equipment.
Integra One and Integra One IP thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers feature a built-in user interface for easy setup and printing of high-quality text, linear and 2D barcodes, best-before dates, and batch numbers. The compact design is perfect for integration into new or existing production lines.
Compact, mobile, and powerful enough to create clear, machine-readable barcodes, thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers from Inkjet, Inc., are used to place essential codes on product packaging and material surfaces. Printers like the DuraCode continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer use the piezoelectric approach to enable high-speed, continuous operation.
INOPAK is an authorized distributor of Leibinger and Linx CIJ Printing Systems, providing service on these units as well as other CIJ Printing Systems. With a wide range of specialized inks available, they offer flexible and high speed printing options for continuous inkjet customers in packaging. The LEIBINGER JET One is an entry-level continuous ink jet printer designed with easy set-up features and capable of printing up to two lines in 5x5 to 16x10 matrix. The highly portable Linx CJ400 (Legacy) offers simple use and maintenance and can print up to three lines of information onto almost any porous or non-porous surface without contact. Both systems are ideal for applying date and lot codes on a variety of products with minimal maintenance needs and maximum efficiency.
Utilizing HP’s thermal technology (TIJ), the PackJet line of industrial printers offer ready-to- run, high-resolution, variable data digital printing systems designed for high performance, low maintenance and cost effectiveness. Designed to be integrated into existing production lines with ease, the PackJet line offers solutions for applications including case coding, serial numbering, expiration dates and barcodes.
Leibinger is a manufacturer of marking and coding equipment for food and beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. Product line of continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers ranges from entry-level units to high-speed printers running at speeds of up to 1,000 products/min with high legibility. Featured machines include the JET3up, which prints up to 5 lines at up to 403 m/min., and comes with a rich array of features and flexible options. This 100% German-made CIJ is easy to use and employs Leibinger’s unique Sealtronic print head technology that eliminates the need for cleaning or rinsing, thereby helping to keep production lines running with maximum uptime.
Markem-Imaje is a manufacturer of an extensive line of product, case and pallet coding systems, including small character inkjet, thermal inkjet, thermal transfer, laser and digital printing machines. Featured in Markem-Imaje’s line of small character product coding systems is the 9029 inkjet printer, designed for coding low to medium duty applications in a cost-effective manner for more than 8,000 hours. The 1200 Series of thermal inkjet coders is engineered for rapid, efficient coding of secondary packages with high-resolution text, logos and high-density graphics on fast-moving production lines in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. Other featured machines from Markem-Imaje include the 4500 valvejet for large character case coding, capable of coding 39,000 boxes with just 1 liter of ink. In addition, the CimPak pallet coder delivers accurate, clear, crisp codes and text with 100% readable barcodes meeting GS1 (UCC-EAN) standards for superior visibility throughout the supply chain.
Matthews Marking Systems
From the most reliable drop-on-demand technologies to a variety of thermal inkjet solutions, Matthews Marking Systems has low-maintenance, high-resolution coding and marking solutions for every industry.
MG America, Inc.
MG America distributes coding and verification units for serialization used in pharmaceutical and medical carton and related packaging applications. Featured machines include the MG2 ACE CT/400. This compact, balcony style carton coding and verification unit for serialization applications, is capable of working with a wide range of carton sizes. Machine’s carton indexing is designed for precision, and its positive carton transportation system, using cleated conveyors, allows for optimal printing grade. Designed for the integration of any serialization system, the machine is available with ink-transfer or laser coding units, as well as, with tamper-evident seals applicators on carton flaps. Runs at speeds of up to 400 cartons/minute.
MSSC designs and builds thermal inkjet conveyor printers for printing barcodes, QR codes and logos onto porous and non-porous surfaces. Featured printers include the Smart-Jet® Inkjet Printers line, designed to be compact and reliable thermal inkjet coders. Other systems include the Smart-Jet Duo Reach, with a printhead that can print onto hard to reach surfaces with 10mm throw distance. The new Smart-Jet® MAX can be controlled wirelessly, with no router needed, via Bluetooth technology and easily prints on almost any porous or non-porous surface.
For decades, norwix has been designing, testing, and manufacturing high performance industrial printing solutions for the mail, graphics and packaging industries that are designed to excel under demanding production conditions. Using HP’s Thermal InkJet technologies (TIJ), and the Piezo iM2, norwix is constantly developing the capabilities and efficiencies of its solutions for the end user.
Nutec Systems, Inc.
Nutec Systems supplies thermal inkjet printing systems for pharma, nutraceuticals, food and cosmetic industries.
Omega Design Corporation
Omega Design Corp. offers bottle bottom/cap coding used in aggregation carton coding for serialization.
Omron Automation Americas
Omron Industrial Automation manufactures the MX-Z20xxH series of laser markers, designed to mark a variety of materials, including metal, plastics, resins and plastic films. The MX-Z meets industry demands and provides high quality, permanent identification with scaling capabilities to add functionality to the process like product traceability or position compensation for example. The MX-Z20xxH offers great flexibility in terms of marking, connectivity and ability to integrate easily to other systems or controls.
Pak-Tec is distributor of a wide range of brands of marking and coding equipment including Hitachi continuous inkjet printers, Foxjet large character case coders, Markoprint thermal inkjets, FlexPackPRO thermal transfer printers, and Squid laser marking systems.
A single source provider of coding and marking systems, ProMach designs, manufactures, and integrates custom identification solutions to ensure peak operational efficiency. Specializing in thermal inkjet (TIJ) printing, ProMach company Code Tech provides date coding, track and trace, serialization, and anti-counterfeiting solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, beverage, building materials, and consumer product industries. ID Technology is a ProMach company that designs, builds, and installs coding solutions such as thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers and thermal transfer overprinters (TTO).
Squid Ink Manufacturing
Squid Ink’s coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability include a complete line of hi-resolution printing systems, large character dot matrix printing systems, thermal transfer overprint coders, and a full library of inks and ribbons developed to meet the demands of real world coding and marking applications in food and beverage, medical and pharmaceutical, consumer goods and other industries. Squid Ink’s high-resolution printers and inks are designed to print the highest quality bar codes, batch numbers, date codes, logos and large or small character text, directly onto corrugated cases, plastics, metals, film, glass, wood and other substrates. Other featured products include the Streamline 5 CIJ printing system for printing quality, small characters on a variety of substrates and the SQ-10 and SQ-30 laser coding systems for high-speed food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and other primary coding applications that require marking onto paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, coated metal and more.
United Barcode Systems
United Barcode Systems specializes in coding systems for direct product coding, package/case coding and pallet coding applications. Designed for primary product coding and marking, the TJX Series prints serialized codes, preloaded in batches through communication protocol and can be managed form tablet with intuitive graphic interface. UBS APLINK MRX High Resolution Inkjet Printers are developed to print directly on any surface; print texts, images, logos, symbols and any 100% legible 1D/2D barcodes compatible with GS1 standards on packages and cases.
Videojet Technologies Inc.
Videojet Technologies offers an extensive line of continuous inkjet printers, thermal transfer overprinters, laser marking systems, thermal inkjet printers, and case coding equipment for a wide range of industries, from beverages and cosmetics to pharmaceuticals, bakery and confectionery. Videojet 1000 Line continuous ink jet printers are engineered for extended run times, helping to keep production lines up and running longer. Videojet Laser Marking Technology systems apply clear, high-quality codes in a wide range of production environments. Specialty coding and printing solutions for pharmaceutical and medical, beverage and other industries are also available.
Weber Packaging Solutions
Weber’s coding and marking products include the BestCode Next Series 8 from Weber, a complete range of small character printing systems that print high-speed, reliable marks and codes on a wide range of substrates including plastic, glass, paper and more. They can print best-by, lot code, sell-by, expiration codes and other identifying marks and codes on industrial and consumer goods to ensure product traceability. These systems are easily added in any convenient space along your packaging line. A wide range of systems are available from economical start-up's to high-speed multi-line coders in different colors.
WLS (formerly known as Weiler Labeling Systems)
WLS offers the VCV-Series vial coders for the coding and inspection of unlabeled cylindrical products (i.e. Brite Stocking) with simple tool-less changeovers between various product sizes. Small footprint allows it to be easily integrated into existing packaging lines. The vacuum dial design allows for precise control of the products when accurate print position is required (i.e. vial crimp overseal). The vacuum feature also allows for the accurate rejection of products whose code could not be read correctly.
XiJet supplies monochrome and color thermal inkjet and piezo inkjet printers. Cartridge-based thermal inkjet are designed for high-speed coding and marking, and ticket/tag/label printing operations, offering advantages including clean operation and maintenance, low cost hardware, and compact print heads; featured machines include the XiJet Juno, a tri-color industrial thermal inkjet printer for coding, marking and security printing. Piezo inkjet monochrome and color systems are turnkey systems designed to print barcodes, graphics, and variable data in a single pass onto a variety of porous substrates, such as corrugated and folding cartons and paper labels.
Zanasi USA manufactures industrial inkjet printing systems, including continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers in small character, large character and high definition formats. Featured CIJ printers include the Z5700, designed for ergonomics and optimized productivity, which prints up to 5 lines, on flat, curved, regular and irregular surfaces. Recent applications have included coding on hot dog packages, single-serve deli sandwich packs, gabletop cartons, and ice cream tub lids.
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