The food and beverage industry covers a wide variety of items; snacks, candies, baked goods, all types of packaged meats, dairy, and many types of beverages are all included.
At Griffin Rutgers, we understand the importance of excellent print quality and ensuring operational goals are met. We offer the perfect combination of technology, expertise and service options when it comes to your choice for printing and coding on a wide range of packaging materials used within the food and beverage industry.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for assuring that all foods and beverages sold in the United States are safe and properly labeled. As a result, it is imperative that labeling and coding systems can be changed seamlessly when new labeling regulations are required.
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 and coding requirements. Contact us and we will put our experience to work to select the precise system to meet your needs.
Automatic Labeling System
HP or LX print system with onboard label creation and editing. Runs 2 HP or LX print heads
Automatic Wrap Labeling System
Thermal ink jet, up to 600 dpi, 1.5 to 8″ print height, up to 100 ips
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 […]
Entry level offering that can be equipped with the majority of the options from our Open Frame Series of labelers
The compact S-6000 Plus Standard is perfect for identifying cartons with printing up to 17mm high text and bar codes while the Duo allows for printing up to 34mm high characters. The 17mm high print heads are available with manual or motorized print head shutters.
Designed to orient the product and apply a wrap around label registered to this orientation point
The Series 200 HD is of such exceptionally rugged design that it is optimal for any carton, case or tray coding application or environment. It is ideal for date, batch or logo printing on almost any top, bottom or side moving surface. Its design even allows for printing on uneven or bulging surfaces. Inks are […]
Do you need to print a product identification code directly on to a bread bag? Code a lot number and expiry date on a cake or donut carton? Place a label, pre-printed or printed in-line, on a clamshell of sliced pound cake? Identify a case of whole wheat pitas with manufacturing date, expiry date, batch code and bar code or more? Put a unit and sale price on a bag lock tag? We at Griffin-Rutgers offer the solutions for all of these applications with cost-efficient, easy to operate and maintain, printing, coding and labeling systems.
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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 […]