Shrink Sleeve Labelers, Neck Banders & Heat Tunnels(25 companies)
Machines that use heat to apply plastic film material so that when cooled, it conforms to the body of the container for a snug fit, such as a full-body shrink sleeve label for a single-serve bottle of chocolate milk. Included here are neck banders, which employ similar heat application technology to apply neck bands for tamper-evidence in applications such as a neck band on a bottle of aspirin. Includes any equipment related to these technologies such as heat tunnels. Making plans to buy new coding, labeling or printing machines? Explore articles to help you buy the right one.
The Sirius MK6 Advanced Labeler offered by Accraply is designed as a versatile system that meets the fast-moving requirements of the pharmaceutical and personal care labeling industries. The Sirius MK6 Advanced Labeler is a compact, heavy-duty solution controlled by a next generation smart human machine interface that allows for greater efficiency and simpler maintenance.
Accutek Packaging Equipment Co.
Accutek supplies a range of labeling machines using both hot glue and pressure-sensitive labeling technology. The Labelette HG uses a second stage paper feed system , precision controls for label separation, and a thin, accurate adhesive coat, providing provide-spot, face, 3/4, and full wrap around applications on straight-sided round cylindrical containers. Labelette’s (Semi-Automatic Pressure-Sensitive) SPS-104 Labeler is an economical and efficient labeling machine for round containers, featuring a stainless steel and anodized aluminum for durability and portability.
Aesus Packaging Systems, Inc.
Aesus Packaging Systems manufactures labelers that handle a wide range of top, bottom, side, wrap, panel and recessed label applications. In addition, Aesus supplies the Economy Shrink Sleeving labeler, a compact neck banding/sleeving machine for pharmaceutical and other bottles. Labelers handle bottles, cartons, pre-packaged sandwiches and other food products, jars, pharmaceutical and cosmetic items, medical device products, syringes, vials, containers, and much more. Among the many models of labelers offered by Aesus is the Eco Panel Labeler, designed for budget conscious bottle labeling operations and featuring servo driven synchronized top hold down belt that keeps product steady during label application.
American Film & Machinery
American Film and Machinery manufactures a full line of shrink sleeve labelers and heat tunnels. The CH -100 tamper-evident band applicator is an economy level shrink band applicator designed to apply tamper evident bands on a variety of containers. Steam or electric heat tunnels from American Film and Machinery are designed for shrink sleeve labels, tamper-evident bands, and related applications. With multiple zones and multiple adjustable manifolds, the WSN-300 steam heat tunnel directs heat precisely where needed and is the preferred shrink tunnel for the most difficult shrink labeling operations. Versatile shrink tunnels are designed to provide optimal shrink control and deliver high quality finish appearance of PVC, PETG, OPS and PLA labels and neck bands regardless of the container's shape, size or material.
American Fuji Seal Inc.
State of the Art Shrink sleeve labeling solutions, as well Pressure sensitive linear and rotary solutions with top/ bottom labeling capabilities. Built in the USA.
Apex Filling Systems LLC
Apex Filling’s line of shrink sleeve labeling machines are ready to take on projects of any size from one-off labels to applications requiring labeling up to 400 products per minute. Shrink sleeve labeling models include the Pack Leader USA SL-301, designed to apply full body sleeve with optional neck and cap banding at speeds up to 400 products per minute. Pack Leader USA SL-77, for full body sleeve and tamper-evident applications, features advanced shrink technology, a large touch-control screen and an advanced Programmable Logic Computer (PLC), delivering speeds up to 100 products per minute. The Pack Leader USA SL-10 runs full body sleeves with optional neck and cap banding and is designed with simplicity, efficiency, durability and accuracy in mind.
Axon Corporation - ProMach, Performance Packaged
Axon offers a wide range of shrink sleeve labeling, stretch sleeve labeling, tamper-evident band, shrink tunnels and multi-pack systems designed and configured for each customer’s containers, shrink materials, and performance requirements. Experienced Axon application engineers work closely with customers to configure each shrink sleeve, tamper band, or multipack system to ensure that it meets or exceeds performance and quality requirements.
Round container labeling solutions use servo-driven label applicators for placement repeatability for labeling small vials, large jars and other containers. Notaris labelers are available in wraparound, panel, multi-panel, and multi-head (top, bottom, front, back and side) configurations. They can be fitted with redundant labeling heads for quick turnaround once a label roll is depleted. The Notaris labeling system utilizes a Herma 500 servo label applicator and is equipped with a full range of accessories to print lot, barcodes, and expiration dates. OCR or OCV vision inspection ensures proper print. Full serialization can be built into the Notaris.
Butler Automatic, Inc.
The SP3 offers a compact and highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of high-speed packaging processes such as heat-shrink sleeving or narrow web applications. The SP3 uses core drives to feed material into the system.
Accraply designs, manufactures, and supports automated label application systems as well as converting and finishing equipment for the shrink sleeve label and flexible packaging markets. Accraply’s Graham & Sleevit brand provides shrink sleeve labeling machines for all shapes and sizes of containers. Accraply and Harland pressure-sensitive labeling machines apply front and back, top and bottom and wraparound labels for pharmaceutical, household and personal care industries, machines, among others.
Capmatic is an original equipment manufacturer of rotary, inline, top and bottom labeling machines as well as neck/body banders for pharmaceutical, personal care and other industries. Highlights from Capmatic’s line include the BambinoStar® labeler, a mobile rotary labeling machine designed for specific diagnostic and pharmaceutical applications such as vials, test tubes, microtubes, ampoules and syringes. The LabelStar® System 2/2T labeler is a continuous flow high-speed labeling machine designed for quality and flexibility for two-label, round, square, oval and rectangular pharmaceutical bottles. The BandStar™ neck/body banding system handles round, square, oval and rectangular bottles at speeds of up to 150 bpm.
Grupo Empac SA de CV
Grupo Empac SA offers tabletop semi-automatic as well as low and high-speed automatic labelers from Tecni Pac.
Inline Filling Systems
Automatic labeling machines from Inline Filling Systems can be configured for front, back, wrap and multi-sided labeling applications of bottles and other containers. Automatic labeling machine puts spot labels on the front and back sides of round, square, rectangular or oval containers; unit will also do a full wrap on round containers. Automatic print-and-apply unit puts product and UPC code information on labels. Other machines in the product line include shrink sleeve, stretch sleeve and economy labeler options.
Karlville Development Group
Karlville offers shrink sleeve lines including automatic shrink sleeve applicators, tamper-evident applicators and shrink tunnels for different container requirements. These lines can be integrated to existing production lines or installed off-line based on customer request.
The Krones modular labelers handle cold-glue, hotmelt and self-adhesive labels for round containers or specially-shaped bottles of glass or PET. Their modular design enables a combination of different labelling techniques for only one container.
Marburg Industries Inc
Marburg's shrink labeling and shrink band machines can handle PVC sleeves along with biodegradable green shrink sleeving options such as PET, OPS and PLA. The M5/M6 is a decorative shrink labeling and tamper-evident shrink band solution for the entry level user, running 100 bottles per minute. The M500 HS cuts and applies decorative labeling/taper-evident PVC bands at rates of 300 units per minute.
Specialists in bottling and packaging solutions, Newmapak distributes bottle labelers from manufacturers including Quadrel and DMC, as well as related equipment such as bottle heating tunnels from OMAR. Featured labeling equipment includes automatic EconoLine wrap labeling system from Quadrel, an economically priced labeling system designed for various sized round containers that labels at speeds of up to 150 products/min. Model ML7 Top is an automatic “packaging island” for labeling champagne-type and still wine containers. Newmapak also distributes several shrink sleeve label applicators from Quadrel, handling a range of round containers.
Osio International, Inc.
Shrink sleeve labelers from Osio International include the SL5000S Automatic, designed as a fast, efficient, and easy to operate single head wrapper with a small footprint, simple operator interface, heavy duty construction and minimal maintenance.
Pak-Tec represents labeling machines from companies including Logopak, Arca, AFM, and Foxjet to meet a wide range of budget, product and application needs ranging from print-and-apply, primary product and shrink sleeves to pallet labeling and RFID applications.
PDC International Corp.
PDC’s shrink labeling equipment applies heat shrinkable labels that conform to a container's every curve, enabling complete decoration of unusual shapes – from top to bottom and 360 degrees around.
P.E. Labellers North America manufactures a broad range of labeling machines and stations, including pressure-sensitive, cold-glue, roll-fed, pre-cut hot melt and shrink sleeve systems as well as combined technology models and specialty solutions for equipment related to labeling applications. Featured models from the P.E. Labellers product line include the combined technology Modular SL labeling machine that allows for a multitude of configurations and application technologies, offering pressure-sensitive, hot melt, cold glue, roll-fed hot melt, thermal shrinking on a single machine. Automatic combined labeling technology machines can run at rates of up to 82,000 bottles/hour. Simpl-Cut™ stations are designed for roll-fed wraparound labeling applications. Maya is an automatic linear sleeve applicator for sleeve labels on containers, empty or full, of any material, shape and size, with shrinkage percentages up to 80%.
Quadrel Labeling Systems
Quadrel Labeling Systems manufactures print-and-apply, pressure-sensitive, and shrink sleeve application systems ranging from simple, economically priced machines for smaller companies to sophisticated, technically advanced systems capable of speeds up to 500 ppm. Featured labeling systems include Quadrel's high-speed, non-stop, zero downtime labeling system with four servo-driven applicators designed to accommodate a wide variety of flat panel, oval or round containers at speeds in excess of 300ppm. System’s pneumatic slides reposition applicators outside of the guarding during roll changes to pull the applicator away from the conveyor for ease of label change. Features all overhead electronics, internationally compliant guarding, Allen-Bradley© PLC control and touchscreen operator interface.
25-1600CPM sleeve labeler handles five sleeve label types for bottles: cap and body, full body, mid-body, shoulder and cap only. Other models include the SSL-800i vertical sleeve labeler, Sleeve Seal's fastest single-head labeler that runs at speeds of up to 800 cpm. The SSL-450 standalone vertical sleeve labeler offers high speeds and reliability in a smaller package.
Tadbik is an original equipment manufacturer of a full range of labeling machines and applicators, as well as complete shrink sleeve applicator systems. Highlights from Tadbik’s line of labeling equipment is the SLV-400 Shrink Sleeve Applicator, which applies full body shrink sleeve labels as well as tamper-evident bands at speeds of up to 36,000 containers per hour. Featuring accurate cutting and extended blade life, this versatile machine can be used for a wide variety of products and runs materials such as PET, PVC, OPS and PLA.
Tripack offers a wide range of shrink sleeve applicators, tunnels, and material handling solutions for low, mid, and high-speed shrink sleeve label automation. Tripack applicators and shrink tunnels are designed to apply and shrink tamper-evident/consumer safety labels, primary labels, full body labels and multipack label applications. Tripack’s sleeve applicators and shrink tunnels are designed for simplicity, easy operation, repeatability, and are backed by a three-year warranty. Tripack sleeve applicators, shrink tunnels and turnkey shrink sleeve systems are used in a variety of industries including beverage, food, dairy, wine, spirits and craft beer, automotive, tape rolls, health and beauty, household care and cleaning products, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products.
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