Labelers and Labeling Systems

At Griffin-Rutgers, we specialize in helping customers find the optimum type of labeling system they need to do the job they face, at an affordable cost, and at a level of automation that fits their production situation and line speed. Adaptability and flexibility to allow meeting future labeling tasks is also one of our primary considerations for our customers.

To help you choose the best labeling system, Griffin Rutgers will discuss these and other questions related to best suit your needs.

  • What applications will I need the machine for? This will help you decide if you need a table top, semi-automatic, automatic, print and apply or full production model. Or, maybe you need a labeling machine that specializes in industrial labeling applications for oddly shaped components (i.e. children’s car seats), Or, maybe it is a bar-coding application you seek.
  • Will you use blank or preprinted labels? Knowing if the labels will be blank, partially preprinted or partially predominantly preprinted with some data will also help narrow the selection of ancillary labeling equipment and accessories.
  • Will I need some customization features?  For instance, maybe you need to add a lot of number or expiry date information to a pre-printed label or require a complete shipping label. Maybe you need to be able to run a range of sizes, lengths or odd shaped label designs.
  • What length of time will the label need to exist? You want to make sure the label material and any additional print added during the labeling process is durable and will withstand harsh environmental applications when necessary.
  • What substrates will you be working with? You want to make sure the labels will properly adhere to the surface you are working with for the length of time required.

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What is a labeling system?

Labeling systems are available in a variety of designs and configurations. There are table top and semi-automatic labeling machines for the purpose of manually applying labels on products. Fully automatic labelers are integrated into the production process. They are connected to other systems and automatically receive the products to be labeled from upstream equipment.


Labelers and Labeling Systems News

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Labeling Systems: Features of the Re-Pack Three Panel Labeling Applicator

Labeling systems come in all shapes and sizes. The choice of which one is right for your company’s needs depends on a variety of factors. There are times when you can’t simply choose the most popular type, because your needs may be different than the next guy. After all, a company’s products and packages are often like snowflakes — no two are alike.

What Must Be On A Food Label?

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.

How to Choose Case Labelers to Fit Your Company’s Needs

Before purchasing a major piece of case labeling equipment for your company, you want to make sure that a particular brand and model will help you achieve your operational and quality objectives within your intended budget. That’s why it is important to first establish all of your business needs and desires, so you can cross reference equipment features and benefits that are the most mission-critical to your business. It is within this framework that a wise purchasing decision is made for case labelers.

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 […]

RFID Labels

Security Labels

Unfortunately, brand reputations are being tarnished across the country because of the high-rate of counterfeit products. Consumers are losing trust, even amongst the most well-known brands. As a result, security labels are trending across all markets as a way to better track and prevent counterfeit products.

Cannabis Packaging

Cannabis Packaging

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 […]

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, […]