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.
This label applicator is designed to wrap labels around tapered containers. The application requires that a “Banana cut” style label is used to match the taper of the container. We have overcome the label skew issue by partially pre-dispensing the label and finishing the application at
Applying labels to cartons that are moving at high speed along a packaging line by contacting the carton can create problems for the alignment of the carton and also for the equipment applying the label. The safest way to apply a printed label in this type of situation is to NEVER touch the carton but […]
In a recent report provided from Research and Markets, the global cosmetic packaging market was valued at $24.86 billion in 2017, with the numbers expected to reach a value of close to $31 billion by 2023. When speaking of cosmetics, the term covers a wide range of products. Beyond makeup, it encompasses everything from toothpaste, deodorant, facial products, bath and body products; primarily anything that touches the skin.
The demand for electronic cigarettes is on the rise and is showing no sign of slowing down. Without a doubt, ‘vaping’, as it’s commonly called, is gaining popularity. According to one survey, 10% of adults in the U.S. now vape, and the CDC indicates that more than 9 million U.S. adults vape on a regular basis.
When it comes to the food industry relative to what must be on a food label, there are very specific guidelines that dictate decisions concerning food packaging and label design and production. The foremost entity that determines what must be on a food label is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as they are the governing body that enacts and enforces such decisions.
As a kid, do you remember trying to get a square peg into a round hole? You sure were determined, weren’t you? For many companies, that’s what it feels like with certain package types. The truth is, not every item has the perfect shape and size to make labeling easy. Often, labeling systems are simply not designed for packages and labeling needs that are outside the “norm.”
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.
This video shows the creativity of our Series 6 labeling engineers in designing a system to print a very small label and apply it to a very small part. This need was made even more difficult as the label orientation during printing did not match the orientation of the part and, thus, the label had […]
When it comes to product labeling, while there are synergies across some industries, many labeling functions are industry-specific depending upon the type of products that are being packaged. Because there is such a wide range of product labeling applications, there are a myriad of specialized machines in kind designed to handle specific and varied requirements relative to product shape, size, production speed, label substrates, shapes and designs, possibly data to be imprinted and volume of printing that is needed.
All of the labeling machines we sell are constructed with a modular, open frame design allowing us to customize and modify the label applicators as needed. At times, an application will be so unusual, that modified equipment will not fill the customer’s needs. In these cases, we will design and manufacture a piece of labeling […]
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.
Thermal ink jet, up to 90 m/min by 300 dpi
Black and Color Hot Stamp Foil suitable for use with all Hot Stamp Models
Developed to fill the void between table top printers and print engine based Printer/Applicators
This simple coding device is designed to integrate with a conveyor transporting cartons, cases or trays. Models are available that can print either registered print in precise locations or random repeating messages. It can print on the top, side or bottom of moving packages. By using quickly interchangeable rubber type characters it produces sharp, dark, […]
Applicator and wrap station designed to integrate with the customers existing conveyor
A heavy duty tabletop hot stamp coder designed to work 24/7 for printing onto flat cartons, envelopes, cards and many other surfaces. Table top systems are designed for operations that are either hand packed or are of lower volumes that don’t need on line coding. They are also often used when several packaging in lines […]
Friction feeder with thermal ink jet or laser