Griffin-Rutgers labeling and coding systems are well suited for a variety of consumer goods; items such as cosmetics and personal care items, cleaning products, DVDs and CDs, tobacco, and other retail items.
The value of a product contained inside its package may be initially based on the aesthetic appeal of its packaging as a first impression marker. When it comes to any retail product, the aesthetics certainly play a part in the marketing of those products. Regardless of the appeal of products’ packaging it will likely need to have some form of coding to track it through the supply chain – at the very least a batch code.
Accuracy and speed are crucial in all aspects of printing, labeling and coding, and many consumer goods are required to comply with state and federal regulations as well as meeting specific manufacturer and industry requirements.
As you consider the purchase, we can help you determine the best product identification (labeling and coding) system for your unique needs. Contact the professionals at Griffin-Rutgers, and we will put our experience to work to select the correct system for you.
Maximizing your uptime with print and apply labeling system production is often the prime objective to ensure volume targets are met and avoid chinks in the supply chain. Toward this end, keeping equipment functioning at a peak level is mission critical. This makes it imperative to watch for signs that your print and apply labeling system may not be operating properly. If spotted early, the problems can be addressed immediately so the downtime is minimized.
The Series 6 Print and Apply Labeling System can be fully integrated with a packaging line or can be set up as a standalone, manually fed, semi- automatic unit. Cartons can be fed by hand onto a locating table that insures the proper alignment of the carton and accurate placement of the label. This is […]
Items that don’t stand easily and reliably can often require unique methods of transport for label application. A pair of opposing hugger belts can solve many such problems. A narrow box of playing cards is gently held by the side hugger belts while a single label is applied to the front panel and then is […]
When it comes to cardboard and plastic products, it imperative to select the proper combinations of inkjet printers and ink type for date labeling that can effectively work with these types of mediums and produce high-quality output for each and every item on the line. To ease and expedite your printer procurement process, here we’ve compiled a list of top inkjet printers for date labeling known to work well with cardboard and plastic packaging.
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 […]
Product purveyors know that a display label is critical for attracting customers to an item on retail shelves. The label must stand out to get the necessary attention amongst all the other competitive products crammed in around, above, and below the product. That’s why it is well worth the time and effort to create a unique packaging label that draws attention and ultimately facilitates your product being selected above and beyond all others on the shelves. Here are a few tips and tricks on what to focus on to create a unique display label, which, of course, must also contain pertinent information like product information and pricing.
No longer will marijuana be packaged in plastic bags. Custom-art on many types of packaging is immerging in this growing industry. While most is still packaged in generic pop-top type bottles, the cannabis packaging market has grown into a very big business in just a few short years. This growth stems in a large part […]
Sometimes, cases include a lot of variable data, depending on the industry or application. There can be addresses, nutritional information, bar codes, lot numbers, product identification, etc. Case labelers are a great strategy to not only save money, but they can also help to reduce the space it takes to produce custom printed cases. Instead, blank cases can be selected for different products and then labeled with variable information on an on-demand basis.
Before there was RFID (also known as radio frequency identification) there was barcode labeling, but today’s technology advancements allow RFID and barcode to exist side by side in various industries, allowing companies to decide which one works best for their needs. While these are different tools that have distinct applications, there are still instances where they can be used together. To help you determine the best course of action for your own initiative, below is a list of key features and differences of RFID and barcode options.
If your role is as a brand manager, production or plant manager, then you know your primary focus includes the bottom line. Packaging affects many different parts of your product line, which in turn drives the growth of your business. Cost reduction and revenue growth can be tied directly to the way you package and […]
Standard Front and Back Automatic Labeling
Thermal transfer ribbons
Fitted with clean thermal inkjet technology, the RF-Lite is ideal for clear, concise date or batch coding onto sleeves and cartons. The RF-Lite can consistently print codes onto all shapes and sizes of sleeve, ranging from 30 x 70mm to 300 x 200mm. It only takes a few seconds to swap between sizes. With its comparatively low upfront cost, the RF-Lite is an ideal entry-level solution for companies wanting to automate their offline date coding.
High resolution ink jet, up to 17mm high text, up to 100m/min
Tamp Apply, Blow On and Tamp/Blow Fixed-Speed Applicators
Direct Apply, Tamp Apply or Blow On, Stand-Alone Stepper Driven Applicators
Tamper Evident Labeling System (Link to TE-80 Page)
Thermal ink jet, up to 2″ print height, up to 50 ips
Automatic Labeling System
Dual powered unwinds for high speed label applications providing a continuous supply of labels