Manufacturers and packagers of pharmaceutical products understand that a product identification system for pharmaceutical packaging requires two separate, but highly integrated components. It is mandatory to have a labeling system that can consistently apply labels at the required speed and with a high degree of accuracy. Along with such a labeler packagers need a print […]
Labeling and Coding Nuances For The Pharmaceutical Industry
By the time you purchase medicine at the pharmacy, it has gone through a rigorous amount of quality control for both the medicine and its packaging. Manufacturers, when using the proper pharmaceutical coding, labeling and packaging technology can track individual lots of medications throughout the supply chain from point of origin to point of sale. […]
What Is a “Three Roller Indexing Labeling System”?
Re-Pack three roller indexing labeling systems are those designed to “orient a cylindrically shaped item and apply a wrap-around label.” In this labeling process, the label application is accurately aligned to a specific spot on the individual product item. This unique labeling process can be accomplished with a fully automated, in-line system or as an […]
Prepared, Prepackaged Meal Printing Issues
In recent years, pre-packaged meals have received bad press for those who are seeking a healthier lifestyle and who are turning their attention toward off-the-shelf choices. Manufacturers understand this and have been making their foods with more healthful ingredients, lower sodium, fewer preservatives and in increasingly smaller packaging. The reason these meals remain popular is […]
The Benefits of an Indexing Starwheel Labeling System
The Indexing Starwheel Labeling system manufactured by Re-Pack is one that is designed to easily integrate with an existing conveyor line system. An indexing system such as this is normally used when a label needs to be placed on the bottom of a container after the filling and capping stations. Containers such as jars, tubes, […]
“Use By” Date Coding on Pre- Prepackaged Meals
In recent years, pre-packaged meals have received bad press for those who are seeking a healthier lifestyle and who are turning their attention toward off-the-shelf choices. Manufacturers understand this and have been making their foods with healthier ingredients, lower sodium, fewer preservatives and in increasingly smaller packaging. The reason these meals remain popular is because […]
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 […]
Basic Print & Tamp Application of A Top Panel Label
This video shows the Re-Pack Series 6 Print & Apply Labeling System in a basic top mounted print & apply installation. The label is fully printed immediately prior to being applied. The applicator vacuum tamp pads can be custom sized to fit almost any label size need. Labeler installation can be from the top, bottom, […]
Re-Pack Accutrak Labeling System To Apply Clear Tamper Evident Security Seals To A Carton
This labeling system is specifically designed to apply clear round tamper evident security seals around the top front edge of a carton to secure its contents. The clear seal is tamp/blow applied to the carton top without the applicator ever touching the carton. The seal is then plow folded around the carton top corner onto […]
The Robo Wrap Applicator For Small Diameter Products And Containers
The Re-Pack Robo Wrap label applicator is designed to label round products ranging from quarter inch O.D. up to three inch O.D. The product is placed into an in-feed chute by hand or automatic feed. As the product exits the chute, it is transferred to an indexing starwheel for accurate controlled transport. The starwheel then […]
Griffin Rutgers Presents the Robo-Wrap Applicator
The Re-pack Robo Wrap label applicator is designed to label round products ranging from a quarter inch O.D. to a three inch O.D. The product is placed by hand into an in-feed chute. As the product exits the chute, it is transferred to an indexing starwheel. The starwheel then rotates the product to the labeling […]
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.
Labeling Systems: Features of the Re-Pack Table Top Tamp
As a kid, do you remember trying to get a square peg into a round hole? You sure were determined, weren’t you? For many companies, that’s what it feels like with certain package types. The truth is, not every item has the perfect shape and size to make labeling easy. Often, labeling systems are simply not designed for packages and labeling needs that are outside the “norm.”
Print and Apply Labeling Systems: Cost and Capabilities
When comparing print and apply labeling systems, two important facets to consider are cost and capabilities. These two mission-critical parameters will ascertain if the unit under consideration will fulfill your distinct business objectives while remaining within your targeted budget. Print and apply labeling systems are ideal for those environments where labels must be printed on pallets or shipping cases as well as primary packaging applications like those within the baking and snack industries. But, all are not created equal.
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.