Metal packaging, made from aluminum or steel, is used throughout the retail, wholesale, commercial and industrial sectors. It comes in many shapes and sizes and can package virtually any product. Each type of metal, and each form of container, has specific needs when it comes to high-quality printing. We offer multiple styles of printers for use on your type of metal.
This is a small sample of the products we offer which can print and code on Metal Substrates:
Thermal ink jet, HP or LX, up to 90m/min, up to 900 dpi
Standard Front and Back Automatic Labeling
This is absolutely the simplest and most cost efficient way to code cartons, cases or trays, or other flat goods made of absorbent materials. It can be used to code on formed or flat goods. It is perfect for small runs or for moving between packaging lines. It is absolutely simple to operate as the […]
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 […]
Thermal ink jet, up to 90 m/min by 300 dpi
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 […]
Includes a product conveyor, a top stabilizer, and a label applicator – Additional features such as infeed timing screws, wrap stations, and inspections systems
This simple coding device is designed to integrate with a conveyor transporting cartons, cases or trays. Models are available that can print either registered print in precise locations or random repeating messages. It can print on the top, side or bottom of moving packages. By using quickly interchangeable rubber type characters it produces sharp, dark, […]
Griffin Rutgers: Metal Substrates
Benefits of Continuous Inkjet Printers Industries such as cosmetics, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, electronics, automotive, construction and other industrial sectors present some of the most demanding coding and marking challenges. Continuous Inkjet Printers are among the oldest printing technologies still in use today and are frequently used in these demanding situations where reliability, speed and […]
This video is one of a series that we have posted showing the versatility of the Mini Wrap Labeling System. Be sure to view the others also. This video shows the system applying wrap labels to metal aerosol cans. The Mini Wrap is designed to fill the gap between semi-automatic labeling machines and fully automatic […]
When it comes to the printing of cosmetic packaging, clarity, accuracy and appearance are crucial. Manufacturers know that the coding of cosmetic containers and packages requires a high attention to detail and they also know that printing on the high-gloss carton surfaces, plastics and glass in which cosmetics are typically packed, requires a printer that […]
Given the selection of packaging coding equipment available today, comparing and contrasting them all can be difficult. There may be models that will deliver on some of your needs but not all, while there are other models that deliver too much capability for your needs – with a higher price point to boot. This is why it’s imperative to find packaging coding equipment that gets as close to your current and forecasted needs as possible, so that the unit does not fall short and can’t meet your goals or that you don’t pay more for a machine that offers features you simply will never need.
When it comes to printing and coding on metal and steel, there are many factors to take into consideration. Large fluctuations in temperature, effects from the weather, stresses on the metal, harsh environments and a vast assortment of surface qualities all must be considered when choosing the correct printer and coder for your project.