FlexPackPro’s Thermal Transfer Overprinter, also known as TTO, is a solid printer solution for packaging machines and labelers.
Anytime you’re working with food products, there are a multitude of guidelines that must be followed, this is true with dairy packaging and labeling.
When looking for a digital, variable data coding system to invest in and depend on, it’s important to first get to know the various system manufacturers and learn how their product offerings can help you achieve your business objectives. One of the more popular coding brands today is the SmartDate family of coders. Here are five things you should know about this particular system.
If you are looking for a thermal transfer printer, look no further than the SmartDate Thermal Transfer Coder as it has everything you need and quite possibly more. Not surprising given the company behind the SmartDate is MARKEM, a trusted industry leader in ink and thermal printing technology.
Due to the changing global regulations in the medical field, the demand for innovative and effective marking and coding technologies has never been greater. Tracking medical devices through the supply chain is crucial. Not only does the packaging need to protect the device from distribution to final use, in some cases, it also maintains the […]
When it comes to thermal transfer printing, the ribbon, substrate and printer all work together as one system. It’s simple technology and works by melting ink from the thermal transfer ribbon onto the paper or film. TTP (thermal transfer printing) is very reliable and low maintenance. TTP can be applied in a wide range of […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hot stamp coders, aka hot fail, may have lost some of their luster over the past years as digitally programmable printers have come into favor. Those programmable printers include thermal transfer coders, high resolution inkjets and continuous inkjet (CIJ) models. In some instances though, manufacturers state that hot foil stamping is still head and shoulders […]
If you would like to understand all that is possible with thermal transfer printing, then you must stop by the Griffin-Rutgers booth number 3171 at the upcoming Interphex Tradeshow to see the EasyPrint MLP (the MLP stands for Multiple Lane Printing). We’ll showcase why this system is among the industry’s best and most reliable solutions for thermal transfer printing.
When considering the advantages of thermal transfer systems, there are some compelling reasons that make this type of package coding approach viable and strategically sound. Here are five of the more notable benefits to consider when comparing thermal transfer systems with other potential coding systems for your packaging operations:
When it comes to tracking down the best systems for digital thermal transfer printing on cardboard, there are a number of options to choose from based on specific applications and operational environments. Listed below are two of the leading-edge solutions in the marketplace today for digital thermal transfer printing on cardboard.