Print & Apply Labeling Systems


Print & Apply Labeling allows for the addition of late stage production data or product identification information to a label just prior to that label being applied to either a product or a product package.

Print & Apply Label Applicators, Semi-Automatic Print & Apply Labeling Systems, Table Top Print & Apply Labeling Systems

Print & Apply Labeling is most often associated with the identification of shipping containers such as cartons or cases. But “print & apply” capability can be added to almost any type of labeler. Printers of various types and technologies and be added to labelers with a wide range of applicator types necessary to apply labels to different shapes and sizes of products and packages. In the case of shipping cartons the cost effective solution for product identification when using blank cartons is to place a label onto the package to identify its unique contents. Such labels can be printed immediately prior to being applied and thus can be made unique to each carton to enable full tracking or individual identification of each unit.

At Griffin-Rutgers we specialize in helping customers find the optimum type of print & apply labeling system they need to do the job they face, at an affordable cost point, and at a level of automation that fits their production situation and line speed. Look at our various Print & Apply Labeling products below to view:

  • In-line and off-line print & apply systems with various application capability.

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What is a Print & Apply Labeler and is it what you need?

Print & Apply Labeling takes many forms. They specific approach to solving this type of need for late stage information depends on the amount of information to be printed (simple lot and expiration information, ingredients lists, or full shipping and tracking information) and the product or package style and shape to which the label is being attached. At Griffin-Rutgers we understand these problems because we have over 30 years of labeling system experience. Call and tell one of our engineers about the package or item you need to label and the information you need to print and we will help you find the best system for your need and your budget.

Please review the articles below for news about various types of print & apply labeling applications. If you have questions about the best system for your print & apply labeling need, call Griffin-Rutgers and allow us to apply our 30 years of experience to help you find a solution to your specific need.


Print & Apply Labeling News

How to Apply Labels for Glass Bottles

Labels for glass bottles abound amid a wide range of applications, including beer and wine bottles, food jars, beverage bottles and storage bottles. These often require variable data and may need to have numerous colors and sizes with unique designs and specific printing needs. After all, many of these products rely on labels for glass bottles to make an impact on the consumer and inspire purchase with crisp, easy-to-read, and attractive graphics and text.

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Medical marijuana

Coding and Labeling For Medical Marijuana Packaging

In the past several years, a few states have passed new laws in regards to medical marijuana being a choice for people in their states looking for alternative medicine. Regardless of what anyone might think of the cannabis industry, marijuana is making progress at becoming legal and is on the verge of becoming a mainstream […]

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Date Coding on Water Bottles: What Machine Works Best?

Every company with date coding requirements wants to select the best equipment for their specific product to assure optimum output for the surface being printed on. This is definitely the case when it comes to date coding on water bottles. With so many types of machines on the marketplace today, how does one discern which type is best for date coding on water bottles?

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bottom labeling system

Bottom Labeling Systems Are Different!

This article possibly should be titled, “Getting to the bottom of your product is a challenge.”  It’s overly simplified to say the bottom of something is the bottom because it’s standing on that surface, but that’s exactly the problem – access.  Bottom labeling, or coding, requires clear access to the bottom.  That’s it. Systems for […]

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3 Tips for Food Labeling on Glass Jars

When it comes to food labeling on glass jars, there are stringent requirements as to what must be included and how the information should be presented. Here are some tips that can provide a framework for optimizing food labeling strategies for those items that are packaged in glass jars. These guidelines are based around the regulatory framework of the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Federal Trade Commission.

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