Blister Card Printers


Blister cards have become the popular choice in packaging over the years. They provide a cost-effective way of displaying your product line and offer many advantages over other forms of packaging.

Every item sold on the market today is packaged in a unique way to make the product stand out.  Most products have identifiers printed on them also, like batch numbers, date of manufacturing, along with the UPC code.

At Griffin-Rutgers, we offer a variety of card printers to effectively transfer your images and messages onto the blister cards.  We specialize in guiding our customers to choose the correct card printer to do the job effectively and at an affordable cost point.

Blister cards come in many shapes and sizes. They can be single cards, but can also be used with other variations, i.e., front and back, or a fold-over card. With a single card, the blister is sealed to the card using a heat-seal method. They can be trapped between front and back cards which are bonded together, or on a card which is folded then bonded.

Goods such as toys, hardware, electrical items, personal care items, office supplies, and the like are packaged using blister cards. The paperboard card and clear, pre-formed plastic such as PVC make up the items container.  The unique shape and design of each blister card could dictate which card printer you choose.


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What exactly is a “Card Printer”?

A card printer is designed to accurately print your specific details onto your blister card or cards. We offer a variety of choices, each designed with unique specifications.

You can choose from models that are stand alone, in-line or end-line of the production process. Depending on your needs, generally, either  ink-jet printing (thermal or high-res) or thermal transfer printing technology would be an appropriate for finishing your cards in-house.

Please call us to review your choices, and allow us to put our 50 years of experiences into finding the solution to your specific need.


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truflex uv printer

What are the Advantages of the Truflex UV Printer?

The Truflex UV printer is manufactured by Griffin-Rutgers and offers a unique solution for those looking to achieve the dual benefits of reliability and performance for their in-line blister and pouch in-line printing needs from a high-quality true UV flexo printer.

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What to Consider when Buying a Carton Printing Machine

When investing in a carton printing machine, key considerations include carton speed and quality of print, type of data, and performance level. With so many solutions on the market, how can you ensure you’ve acquired the best one to meet your specialized needs and business goals? Here are some fundamental carton printing machine purchase points that can help ensure you procure a solution that will meet, and possibly exceed, your expectations.

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Anti-Counterfeit Packaging

Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Coders for Pharmaceuticals

Growth of international free trade and inadequate drug regulations have led to the expansion of trade in counterfeit drugs worldwide. Technological protection is seen as the best way to avoid this problem. Different technologies came into existence like overt, covert, and track and trace technologies.

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Does Your Product Lend Itself To Sleeve Printing?

When the holidays roll around, how can you set your product apart from the others that crowd the shelves and vie for your customer’s attention? One way is through the use of festive sleeves for your products. Food products effectively lend themselves to festive sleeves or cartons and with eye catching packaging you may see […]

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High Resolution Printing

High Resolution Printing: Needham Coding S Series vs. Thermal InkJet Printing

High resolution printing is simply not what it used to be. Advancements in technology have ensured that the printing industry can offer the best in quality, no matter the application, style or needs of the client. Of course, with better printers and higher resolutions, the need for a greater quality of ink must be at […]

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Coding And Printing

Coding And Printing on Corrugated Boxes, Cases and Trays with the Needham Coding S-6000Plus

When seeking a top-performing printer that can effectively deliver quality coding and printing on corrugated boxes, cases and trays, look no further than the Needham S-6000Plus. This best-of-breed ink jet machine utilizes the latest technology to provide online, high resolution capabilities that work for everything from small and large characters to bar codes and graphics. 

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