TIJ Printers

Thermal Ink Jet (TIJ) Printers Offer Reliability

When it comes to selecting a printer to code or mark variable information onto your packaging or product, reliability is crucial. TIJ printers offer that reliability. They are simple and maintenance-free, making them the perfect fit for your coding and packaging needs.

Thermal Inkjet Printing

Debunking five myths of Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) printing

Over the past decade, designers of TIJ (Thermal inkjet) printers have worked tirelessly to address the limiting factors of the technology. The latest generation of TIJ printers will outperform CIJ (continuous inkjet) in terms of cost of ownership and print quality in most coding applications. Despite the discernible shift to TIJ, there’s still some outdated […]

Inkjet Printing

Digital Inkjet Printing

Compared to the traditional printing processes used in the printing of packaging such as flexography and offset lithography, inkjet as a primary method of package printing is relatively new. It’s also an area of growth and opportunity that did not go unnoticed at Drupa 2016, as many vendors focused on packaging solutions using digital inkjet […]

USDA Packaging

New USDA Packaging Guidelines

2018 was to bring new regulatory packaging rules from the FDA. The new, easier-to-read nutrition labels were to be seen in supermarkets across the country this summer. However, the Food and Drug Administration has pushed that back until 2020.  Shortly after the news broke, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) announced a new proposed […]

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Printing and Coding Salty Snack Packages

Impulse purchases of consumers are what causes snack companies to be in heavy competition, and capturing sales means making the most of their brands. Before that bag of chips ever gets to the shelf, and entire team of brand marketers are working to maximize the packaging artwork for marketing and promotional purposes. The last thing […]

Anti-Counterfeit Packaging

Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Coders for Pharmaceuticals

Growth of international free trade and inadequate drug regulations have led to the expansion of trade in counterfeit drugs worldwide. Technological protection is seen as the best way to avoid this problem. Different technologies came into existence like overt, covert, and track and trace technologies.

Food Packaging

Food Packaging Trends in 2018

Food packaging developments, sustainability and packaging design trends lead as top issues so far this year in this ever-growing business.  Griffin-Rutgers offers coding and printing equipment to deliver high-quality coding for your food packaging needs. Here’s a look at the current food packaging trends in 2018.

Griffin-Rutgers is Celebrating 50 Years!

Griffin-Rutgers is very proud and extremely happy to announce our 50th Anniversary!  We thank all of our customers who have placed their trust in us to provide and support quality solutions for their product identification needs for the last 50 years. Some of the many benefits of working with our long established company are: CUSTOMER […]

High Resolution Printing

High Resolution Printing: Needham Coding S Series vs. Thermal InkJet Printing

High resolution printing is simply not what it used to be. Advancements in technology have ensured that the printing industry can offer the best in quality, no matter the application, style or needs of the client. Of course, with better printers and higher resolutions, the need for a greater quality of ink must be at […]

Neeham Coding S Series

Needham Coding Printers: Which Machine Is Right For You?

Needham Coding is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of state-of-the-art high resolution ink jet printers for the packaging industry. For almost 60-years, Needham Coding has been on the cutting edge of package identification, now using its own research and development department to advance ink jet technologies. Indeed, the company’s line of printers are revered […]

Stricter Package Labeling Being Required By The FDA

The food and medical industry seem to change and grow daily.  With that, comes stricter package labeling being required by the FDA.  It’s important that your packaging meets the demands of the ever-changing industry and its regulations. At Griffin-Rutgers, we have a solution to meet your labeling requirements.

Needham Coding S Series

High Resolution Printing: Features Of The Needham Coding S-Series

Whether you’re a first year start-up, a larger company that has only a small need for high resolution printing or a company that has a large need for high resolution there’s a good chance you’re looking for a low-cost way to code your packages. But, of course, you still want to look professional in order […]

Needham Printers

Three Benefits of Using Needham Printers

Selecting a printer for your needs can be challenging as the world of printers is vast with any number of features, gadgets, and prices. Known as a global leader in ink jet printers with a reputation of quality and reliability, UK-based Needham Printers deliver even more in terms of benefits designed to meet your business objectives. 

QR Codes

QR Codes And Your Packaging Solutions

At the start of the decade, QR codes began to make an appearance on almost all forms of packaging. However, if you used them for your packaging solutions back then, you probably hated them.  In the beginning, the end-users had terrible experience using QR codes. They are now on the rise in many forms of […]

Printing Codes

Printing Codes on Prescription Drug Packages

It seems impossible, but the use of printed codes on packaging continues to increase. They seem to be everywhere, on everything. Now, you can add prescription drug anti-counterfeiting measures to the list. With more requirements being set, manufacturers must ensure that they are printing codes on prescription drug packages to meet the more stringent standards.

Coding And Printing

Coding And Printing on Corrugated Boxes, Cases and Trays with the Needham Coding S-6000Plus

When seeking a top-performing printer that can effectively deliver quality coding and printing on corrugated boxes, cases and trays, look no further than the Needham S-6000Plus. This best-of-breed ink jet machine utilizes the latest technology to provide online, high resolution capabilities that work for everything from small and large characters to bar codes and graphics. 

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Printing on Plant Trays with the Needham S-6000R Plus Remote

The plant and garden industries strive to provide valuable information for their customers to help maintain the beauty and life of all types of greenery. And, for green thumbs to benefit from the information, they need to be able to see it. This means that printing on plant trays plays an integral role because the […]

Needham Coding

Needham Coding Printers: What Makes Them Different?

Needham Printer Features The market is flooded with various models of ink jet printers across a wide range of technologies, brand names and ink types, which can make it challenging to discern what printer is the best for which application and environment. Many in the industrial and commercial marketplace are loyal to Needham Coding Printers, […]

verinetics

Benefiting From TraxSecur

There is a new front in the war on drugs, and it’s not the kind of drugs you might think. We’re not talking about cocaine, heroin or methamphetamines. This is about drugs that could wind up in your medicine cabinet: counterfeit prescription drugs, made with cheaper – sometimes even dangerous – ingredients such as highway […]

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Horizontal Packaging Needs

Improvements in technology are seen everywhere in the workforce and in consumer products and packaging. Laptop computers that used to be rather weighty now seem featherweight. Innovations in packaging also continues to grow at a steady pace.  The automation of horizontal packaging allows your business to run at a more efficient rate and be able […]

FlexPackPro 210

FlexPackPro 210c

Are you expanding your operations and as a result need a fast, high-resolution coding solution? Recently, one of the world’s largest bakery products companies was expanding their U.S. facility and faced this exact need their new horizontal flow wrapper and turned to the FlexPackPro 210.

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Enhance An Older Style Packaging Machine

Are you running your facility with older style packaging technology? With recent changes in regulations requiring high-resolution production date and expiration’s on your packaging, you may be thinking you need to completely overhaul your VFFS system.

Thermal Transfer overprinter

How To Choose A Thermal Transfer Overprinter

When it comes to deciding what type of TTO (Thermal Transfer Overprinter) to choose there are some valuable points to consider. The two different types are direct thermal and thermal transfer.

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FlexPackPro 130 Thermal Transfer Overprinter

A young specialty preserves maker from Vermont was growing fast and needed to begin automating their jar labeling process.  They found the perfect wrap-around label applicator system, but, they were at a loss when it came to choosing the right high resolution coder for printing batch codes and expiration dates on their prime labels.

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Organic Baby Food Packaging

Not only is organic baby food evolving, but, the packaging of said products continues to change with market demands.  Gone are the days when mothers and fathers just grab a jar of baby food for their youngster without any question to the ingredients or packaging. The top four emerging trends driving the global baby food […]

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How to Reduce Coding and Marking Errors

In today’s production environments, marking and coding is required at each level of packaging from consumer units through cases, tray and bundles to pallets. Consumers, business partners and the regulatory authorities demand ever more accurate on-package coding and information. Improved legibility, more variable data, better chosen print locations, faster production lines and more problematic packaging […]

Packaging Coding

Packaging Coding For The Cosmetic Industry

In every industry, the trend for more eco-friendly packaging is taking an upturn.  We are seeing that trend even in the cosmetic industry.  When one thinks ‘cosmetics’ it brings to mind makeup, but, the cosmetic industry encompasses more than just eye shadow and blush. It includes everything from toothpaste to lipsticks. As such, it needs […]

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Introducing the FlexPackPRO® 130 Series

Coding on all packaging is an industry standard.  However, packaging can lead to difficulties when it comes to getting your specific coding on in a clear and concise method. Take this example, a popular powdered mix company produces some of the country’s finest baking and drink mixes, however, they’ve been receiving complaints about the inferior […]

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How & Why To Use Offline Coding

When you’re a manufacturer or packager there are times you need the flexibility to incorporate offline coding into your product identification (printing and labeling) systems. This could be when you’re introducing a new product, or if changing regulations mean you need to print different information on packaging,  or if you have pre-printed packaging inventory stock […]

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Tips to Achieve Consistent, Reliable Product Coding

Coding your primary product package or shipping carton seems to be a small step in the overall production process.  But it is extremely critical in order to be ready to release your goods for sale.  Incorrect, illegible or failed code information can shut down your production line, and interrupt your cash flow, just as easily […]

Date Coder

What is a date coder and is it what you need?

A date coder is a printing device that adds variable information either directly onto a product, the label or to the packaging of the product.  Date coding or Variable information printing can be of many different varieties ranging from a simple Production Date, Batch Number and Expiration Date to a complex 2 dimensional high density […]

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Why Pay More for a Thermal Transfer Overprinter (TTO)?

Since the inception of thermal transfer overprinters (TTOs) in the early 1990’s, Griffin-Rutgers has been there. That’s why we know that all TTOs function in the same manner, based on the identical operating principles – energize the print head, heat the ink on the mylar carrier,  and with a little head pressure leave an image […]

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Pharmaceutical Labeling Requires Specialized Printers

Manufacturers and packagers of pharmaceutical products understand that a product identification system for pharmaceutical packaging requires two separate, but highly integrated components.  It is mandatory to have a labeling system that can consistently apply labels at the required speed and with a high degree of accuracy.  Along with such a labeler packagers need a print […]

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Rotech RF-Box Feeder

Ideal for the automatic feeding of boxes in their flat form. The Rotech RF-Box Feeder can handle a variety of different sized boxes in their flat form. It’s twin conveyor design allows for the easy separation of boxes onto the conveyor so that they can be individually marked or labelled ready for operator removal. Continuous […]

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Offline Coding Leads To Compliance

Pharmaceutical manufacturers and packagers could be facing increased costs due to re-engineering of production lines to satisfy newly upgraded European Union Falsified Medicines Directives (FMD). Printing and packaging systems that carry out coding, and its related post-print inspection, offline as an independent process might make it easier for manufacturers to meet the new compliance requirements […]

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 […]

GMO

GMO Labeling Requirements to Change

An argument over the need to identify food products that include genetically modified ingredients (GMI or GMO) has been ongoing for years as such products so modified have been entering our food supply over the last two decades.  Yet, it may still come as a surprise to many consumers that a great number of products […]

Tracking Through Supply Chain

Tracking Auto Parts Items Through The Entire Supply Chain

Product recalls of consumer goods or automotive parts are news stories we hear about on a regular basis today. When there is a recall, chances are you hear not only about the item and the brand name, but also the location in which they were, manufactured, where they were sold, the expiration date, and, more […]

Printing & Labeling Trends

Top Trends in Package Printing And Labeling

Labeling is big business! That comes as no surprise to the consumer as there are very few items one purchases that don’t come in some sort of a package and those packages are replete with logos and identifying brand colors as well as bar codes, ingredients, lot numbers, and expiration dates. While the consumer doesn’t […]

Rotech RF2

Rotech Flat Product Feeders Allow For Customization

If your printing needs for your various packaging components are variable and can change from, not only, day-to-day but from project-to-project, a Rotech Flat Product Feeding System equipped with an appropriate printer could be ideal to fulfill a wide variety of needs. Rotech doesn’t manufacturer printing systems, but they do make the RF1 and RF2 […]

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Increased Packaging Regulations Lead To System Overhauls

Stricter packaging regulations that will aid in the fight against counterfeit drugs are leading a good number of pharmaceutical companies scrambling to meet the new compliance regulations. In order to do so they are looking at the potential of overhauling not only the packaging, but the distribution and tracking systems in place for all of […]

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TraxSecur™ Serialized Security

TraxSecur™ Serialized Security™ – Now for identifying individual doses  Counterfeit, gray market, stolen, or diverted pharmaceutical products would be easier to detect, and those crimes deterred, if legitimate packages and their contents were logically linked with a unique set of security markings. TraxSecur™ was originally developed so that a simple mobile app on a smart […]

Top Panel Labeling System

Uses For Top Panel Labeling Systems

The world of labeling changes at an ever more rapid pace every day. The professionals from Griffin-Rutgers know this because manufacturers are constantly redesigning packaging components, seeking commonality of goods, and packaging lines for greater efficiency and output. Packaging systems have to keep up with such needs for ever increasing efficiency as well as new […]

What Do Pharmaceutical Carton and Case Feeders Do?

Accuracy and speed are crucial in all aspects of printing and labeling and this is especially true in the pharmaceutical field. Pharmaceutical packaging and labeling are required to comply with state and federal regulations as well as meeting specific manufacturer and industry requirements. Many pharmaceutical carton and case printing needs can be accomplished with automatic […]

Carton Printer

Folding Cartons and Their Unique Printing Needs

If you are a manufacturer that works with folding cartons, you have no doubt been faced with the issue that this type of container poses for your coding and marking procedures. You understand that the variable data that needs to be applied to a carton is only one element of the entire production and printing […]

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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 […]

Pharmaceutical Packing Regulations

Increased Packaging Regulations Lead To System Overhauls

Stricter regulations that will aid in the fight against counterfeit drugs are leading a good number of pharmaceutical companies scrambling to meet the new compliance regulations. In order to do so they are looking at the potential of overhauling not only the packaging, but the distribution and tracking systems in place for all of their […]

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Labeling and Coding Nuances For The Pharmaceutical Industry

By the time you purchase medicine at the pharmacy, it has gone through a rigorous amount of quality control for both the medicine and its packaging. Manufacturers, when using the proper pharmaceutical coding, labeling and packaging technology can track individual lots of medications throughout the supply chain from point of origin to point of sale. […]

The Unique Uses Of Top Labeling Systems

Manufacturing companies that need to print labels on their products need to first determine whether they need to print on the top or the bottom of the product or need a wrap-around system. As the professionals at Griffin-Rutgers explain there are automatic labeling systems to address each print type. Griffin-Rutgers carries a complete line of […]

Rotech Flat Product Feeders Allow For Customization

If your printing needs for your various packaging components are variable and can change from, not only, day-to-day but from project-to-project, a Rotech Flat Product Feeding System equipped with an appropriate printer could be ideal to fulfill a wide variety of needs. Rotech doesn’t manufacturer printing systems, but they do make the RF1 and RF2 […]

Top Trends in Package Printing And Labeling

Labeling is big business! That comes as no surprise to the consumer as there are very few items one purchases that don’t come in some sort of a package and those packages are replete with logos and identifying brand colors as well as bar codes, ingredients, lot numbers, and expiration dates. While the consumer doesn’t […]

Three Roller Indexing

What Is a “Three Roller Indexing Labeling System”?

Re-Pack three roller indexing labeling systems are those designed to “orient a cylindrically shaped item and apply a wrap-around label.” In this labeling process, the label application is accurately aligned to a specific spot on the individual product item. This unique labeling process can be accomplished with a fully automated, in-line system or as an […]

Pre-Packaged Meals

Prepared, Prepackaged Meal Printing Issues

In recent years, pre-packaged meals have received bad press for those who are seeking a healthier lifestyle and who are turning their attention toward off-the-shelf choices. Manufacturers understand this and have been making their foods with more healthful ingredients, lower sodium, fewer preservatives and in increasingly smaller packaging. The reason these meals remain popular is […]

The Benefits of an Indexing Starwheel Labeling System

The Indexing Starwheel Labeling system manufactured by Re-Pack is one that is designed to easily integrate with an existing conveyor line system. An indexing system such as this is normally used when a label needs to be placed on the bottom of a container after the filling and capping stations. Containers such as jars, tubes, […]

The Unique Labeling Needs for Bakeries

If you walk into a grocery or department store and check out the baked goods section, chances are you will look at the labels and the ingredients and some of the other packaging that those products come in. More and more consumers read labels for sugar, sodium and calories along with gluten-free, GMO information and […]

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“Use By” Date Coding on Pre- Prepackaged Meals

In recent years, pre-packaged meals have received bad press for those who are seeking a healthier lifestyle and who are turning their attention toward off-the-shelf choices. Manufacturers understand this and have been making their foods with healthier ingredients, lower sodium, fewer preservatives and in increasingly smaller packaging. The reason these meals remain popular is because […]

3 Tips for Food Labeling on Plastic Bags

Food labeling involves taking into account many specific U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-driven rules and regulations to ensure accurate and complete information is presented to the consumer when making a purchase decision. With a glut of food recalls or incidences of food production-related illness and death in recent years, food labeling is a serious matter that’s central to a food manufacturing strategy.

Why You should Use The Accufast P4

The Accufast P4 is a thermal ink jet printing system that is ideal for use in the following industries: Audio Automotive Building products Cosmetics Electrical Food Hardware Healthcare Medical devices Pharmaceutical Safety As you’ll notice by this list, it is a printing system that can be incorporated into various facilities of almost any industry. While […]

Markoprint Ijet Thermal Ink Jet Printer

Thermal Printer and Feeding Systems

Are you printing pouches, Tyvek lid stocks, sleeve, cut labels or garment tags? If you answered yes, then you just might need an Xxtreme/64 desk top system in your facility. These flat-product thermal transfer printer and feeding systems are ideal for use in many industries. When you’re talking with a printing professional from our office […]

The Benefits Of Printing Your Own Labels

To order labels or to print labels is a question that many business owners wrestle with, especially when they’re first starting out. For many businesses the answer ends up being, “it’s better, less expensive and faster” to print their own labels. Why should you print your own? The printing professionals from Griffin-Rutgers offer these reasons […]

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Track And Trace Technology Important In Cosmetic Industry

It’s been said that by 2020 the way packages are printed for the cosmetic industry will be leaps and bounds above the printing used on many other packages. Holographic foil imprints are already being seen on many packages from various manufacturers. The print professionals from Griffin-Rutgers know that the printer to best do the job […]

MiniPanel Label System

Mini Panel Labeling Advantages

The Mini-Panel labeling system is one of those technologies that continues to evolve. It currently offers the flexibility of using one or two labeling heads and can be used offline (semi-automatically) or can be integrated into a production line (fully automated). Many manufacturers might consider a mini labeling system to be an “entry level” device, […]

Choosing the Correct Printer for Food Labeling

Food manufacturers know the importance of properly labeling food packages to meet FDA regulations. When it comes to printing on packages such as chip bags, cookie boxes or other oddly shaped or unique materials, it’s crucial to have a printer that will feed the packaging into the device and allow it to print cleanly and […]

Accufast P8

Understanding The Accufast P8

Manufacturers and packagers looking for an off-line standalone print system are often finding that the Accufast P8 high resolution ink jet print system with its fully integrated material transport fits the bill. The P8 has a small physical foot print – crucial when manufacturing floor space is at a premium – and offers high quality […]

What Is Verinetics TraxSecur™

The TraxSecur™ suite provides comprehensive protection from the risks of counterfeit, grey market, and stolen product by combining authentication and track & trace serialization into a single technology. TraxSecur™ solutions deliver undefeatable, serialized security marks for your products at budget-friendly pricing. They are a tool for businesses to mitigate the risks of unauthorized trade. Track […]

Labeling Square & Rectangular Containers

Square and rectangle containers are the norm in many retail, pharmaceutical and manufacturing settings and because of that, product labelers have been specifically designed for these packages. As such, products with three and four panel label applications on square and rectangular containers have become more common. Re-Pack Inc. has designed a line of labeling systems […]

SATO M5900RVe Direct Thermal Printer

SATO M5900rve Printer Explained

The SATO M5900rve printer is a rugged industrial printer designed for demanding direct thermal applications. These printers are typically used in the agriculture, audio, automotive, consumer goods, cosmetics, education, electrical, food, healthcare, medical device, pharmaceutical safety and track and trace technologies. This printer is a semi-automatic thermal transfer printer. Some of the features of the […]

Understanding Food Labeling

Pick up any food item in the supermarket and you’ll find coding on the package designed to help the consumer, store owner and packager alike. You may notice a sell-by, best-if-used-by, use-by and pack dates but how do they get there and what do they really mean? First, let’s examine some of the different codes and what […]

RFID Technology Explained

A RFID or Radio Frequency Identification is something that transmits the identity of an object by means of radio waves. There are multiple different ways of identifying an object (human readable, bar codes, 2D codes, etc,) but the RFID premise is based around a microchip with an antenna that transmits data via a reader to a computer, which then translates the radio wave into usable information. RFIDs […]

Rotech RF1

Rotech Feeders

Rotech feeders are a great choice for industries that need to print on blister cards, bags, pouches, boxes and cases. Griffin Rutgers offers the Rotech RF1 and the Rotech RF2.   Rotech’s RF1 friction feeder is a proven feeding system for medical packaging printing. It can handle a wide range of products from blister cards […]

The Benefits Of A SATO M5900RVe Printer

Different printers for different tasks sounds simple enough and there are many considerations when it comes to printing. The task of determining the right printer for your needs is based on the work environment, required print speed, the medium onto which you are printing and much more. The SATO M5900RVe is a printer that is […]

barcode application

Happy Birthday To The Barcode!

Chances are you don’t pay too much attention to the barcode. It’s ubiquitous and likely a part of your everyday life. It’s a rare grocery or department store that doesn’t have bar codes on all of their products. With a simple swipe, the price and the item name are pulled up in a computer, the […]

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Griffin Rutgers Products Explained

With an array of products ranging from printing and labeling to replacement parts and consumable supplies, the technical engineers at Griffin Rutgers provide products and services for all in-line and off-line printers, coders and imprinters Griffin Rutgers supplies. Not sure what solutions you need? Here is a glossary of a few of the great products […]

Thermal Ribbon

Thermal Transfer Printing Understood

Understanding the process and benefit of thermal transfer can help decide if the solution is right for your needs. Thermal transfer printing is the process of passing a ribbon between a heated print head and the label surface. The wax, resin or combination of the two is heated, transfers as an image to the label […]

Offline Carton Coding

Carton Coding machines have numerous usages but pharmaceutical carton printing has created an industry based on the benefits of offline carton coding. Because pharmaceutical cartons are many times constructed a specific way, they create a high demand for offline machines. Often, pharmaceutical cartons are used for the packing of multiple packs, labeled erect and put […]

Pharmaceutical Packaging Regulations Solved With TraxSecur

Looking for Value in Increased Pharmaceutical Packaging Regulations? Problem Solved with TraxSecur™ Stricter regulations that will aid in the fight against counterfeit drugs are also leading to an increased need for printers and personnel to prepare labels and packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. Many pharmaceutical companies are scrambling to meet the new compliance regulations and […]

Industrial Inkjet Printers Explained

There are basically three types of inkjet printers, Thermal Inkjet (TIJ), Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) and Drop on Demand Inkjet (DOD), all with their own key benefits and solutions to specific needs. Understanding the differences between them will help you determine which is best for your printing job. Thermal Inkjet Printers (TIJ) This type of printer […]

Code Reading Applications & Typeface

One of the best types of font to use with code reading systems is called OCR-B. It is in the same family as the OCR-A font, which typically appears at the bottom of bank checks. These fonts are typically alphanumeric and easy for humans and vision systems to read and interpret. The key with any […]

Offline Inkjet Printing Systems For Medical Packaging

Medical packaging, such as blister packs and Tyvek pouches, often require unique handling and inkjet printing systems, and it’s typically found that offline coding systems work best. An offline feeding and transport system helps to automate the printing process or can completely replace the need for a label by printing directly onto the packaging. What […]

Consumables for Coding Systems

The consumables used for coding systems can have a big impact on the performance of the equipment. Many of these consumable products look the same but are you selecting the right product for optimal performance? Griffin Rutgers recommends you consider these things when choosing the right consumable products for coding systems. Color Color changes are […]

The Benefits of Thermal Transfer Overprinting & Coding (TTO)

Thermal transfer overprinting and coding, also known as TTO, is a technology that combines a thermal print head and ribbon transport device that – in terms of performance and reliability – are unbeatable if it fits the rest of your overall printing requirements. A TTO coder is capable of printing variable data including bar codes […]

Packaging Printing Solutions For The Cosmetic Industry

When it comes to the printing of cosmetic packaging, clarity, accuracy and appearance are crucial. Manufacturers know that the coding of cosmetic containers and packages requires a high attention to detail and they also know that printing on the high-gloss carton surfaces, plastics and glass in which cosmetics are typically packed, requires a printer that […]

Truflex Leads To In-Line Printing Optimization

Griffin-Rutgers announces the advent of an ultraviolet flexographic press. This machine is ideal for printing bar codes, text and graphics on all types of web stocks and mediums. The Truflex UV machine is prized for its ability to provide the highest quality for virtually all printing jobs. The way the Truflex UV printer works is […]

Printer Options for Veterinary Purposes

The manufacturers of veterinary products have options for printing products that range from pharma feeders equipped with thermal transfer or thermal ink jet bar code models. Both printers are capable of adding multiple lines of “human readable” text to the product cartons. Friction feeder variants allow the cartons to be fed with the flaps leading […]

UV Printing Technologies Become Mainstream

Ultra-violet printing is not a new technology. As a matter of fact it has been utilized with great success for more than a decade in the flexographic printing industry. UV printing provides a higher quality print as compared to water-based or solvent ink systems. With a UV flexo-printer the 100 percent solid ink can be […]

Benefits of Continuous Inkjet Printers

Benefits of Continuous Inkjet Printers Industries such as cosmetics, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, electronics, automotive, construction and other industrial sectors present some of the most demanding coding and marking challenges. Continuous Inkjet Printers are among the oldest printing technologies still in use today and are frequently used in these demanding situations where reliability, speed and […]