Bags and Films and Poly Bags

food labeling on plastic bags

Many businesses print their own logo, bar codes, and packaging information onto bags, whether film or poly, as it can be more cost effective than buying them in bulk already printed. Printing your own bags gives you greater control when you need to change dates, UPC codes, or even print some to advertise a particular promotion. We offer a variety of printers to meet your needs.


This is a small sample of the products we offer which can print and code on Bags and Films and Poly Bag Substrates:

FlexPackPRO® XT Series with Large Ribbon Capacity

Thermal Transfer Overprinters, ribbon rolls up to 1000 meters

FlexPackPRO® 420 Series

Thermal transfer, print up to 107mm wide

FlexPackPRO® 130 Series

Thermal transfer, Print up to 32mm wide

FlexPackPRO® Thermal Transfer Ribbons (TTR)

Thermal transfer ribbons

FlexPackPRO® 210 Series

Thermal transfer, print up to 53mm wide


Griffin Rutgers: Bags and Films and Poly Bag Substrates

print and apply labeling system

Which Model of Print and Apply Labeling Systems is Right for Your Business?

With a wide range of available print and apply labeling systems, you need to think carefully and weigh all of your options in order to select the model that is just right for your business. If you are not completely familiar with all of the capabilities of print and apply labeling systems, below we’ve provided a brief explanation to facilitate a fundamental understanding. Also below are key recommendations on a few available models relative to which works best for specific print and labeling needs.

Labeling Square & Rectangular Containers

Square and rectangle containers are the norm in many retail, pharmaceutical and manufacturing settings and because of that, product labelers have been specifically designed for these packages. As such, products with three and four panel label applications on square and rectangular containers have become more common. Re-Pack Inc. has designed a line of labeling systems […]

Label Applicator applying two side by side labels, at the same time.

The Series 3 Labeling Applicator can handle labels up to 4.1” wide. In this video the system is applying two smaller round labels, that fit within that 4.1” maximum web width, simultaneously to a flat product.

4 Types of Vendor Evaluation for Labeling Equipment that will Help Improve Efficiency

Making the decision to purchase new labeling equipment that will help you meet enhanced efficiency goals cannot be achieved quickly or lightly; there is a lot to consider when it comes to finding the optimum solution. That’s why it pays to establish a set of vendor evaluation criteria, such as those listed below, to measure against when weighing labeling equipment suppliers.

Baby Bottle

Printing On Baby Bottles

The number of babies expected to be born in the next year is less than usual due to the coronavirus problem. However, there are still many babies who need baby bottles and nipples to fulfill their feeding needs.

High Speed Top & Bottom Labeling System

This video shows two high speeds Series 4 labeling applicators applying labels to the top and bottom of a single passing item. In this case the top label is a clear hang tab that can be seen at the end of the video. The square bottom label is applied through the small space between the […]

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, […]

Labeling System Printing And Applying Very Small Labels To Very Small Parts

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 […]

Medical Labeling: 3 Practices You Should Always Avoid

Great care must be taken with medical labeling in order to meet stringent requirements as well as to ensure the health and safety of consumers. There are industry best practices and then there are those practices that you should avoid entirely.

The Benefits Of Printing Your Own Labels

To order labels or to print labels is a question that many business owners wrestle with, especially when they’re first starting out. For many businesses the answer ends up being, “it’s better, less expensive and faster” to print their own labels. Why should you print your own? The printing professionals from Griffin-Rutgers offer these reasons […]