Traversing Coder for HFFS Machines

Just about every package that is produced for food or medical products needs to have some kind of date or lot coding. This might be a simple “Use by Date”, something more complicated with lot and serial numbers, or maybe linear or 2D barcodes – UDI barcodes, perhaps. This can get interesting when needing to […]

Laser Coding for PET Bottles – Which Wavelength?

CO2 lasers are often used for adding variable information, such as date and lot codes to packaging materials. Most CO2 lasers that are sold for these applications produce a beam of light with a wavelength 10.6 µm, which works well on a wide range of materials. When dealing with products made of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), such […]

ProMach in Action – Labeling and Material Handling

Here at ProMach, our portfolio of product brands means we can handle just about every package application. In our Labeling & Coding business line, we often help customers comply with industry barcode mandates using our labeling or inkjet solutions. Our labeling systems do a great job for printing and applying labels to products and can often […]

Promotional Labeling for Food Products

In the food industry, there is often a need to apply promotional labels to products – this might be simple labels, or multipart coupons, depending on the specific promotion. It can be a challenge to do this without disrupting existing production lines, especially if suitable labeling equipment is not readily available and labels/coupons need to be sourced […]

How Reverse Airflow Keeps Your Laser in Top Shape

Laser coding is a modern, eco-friendly way to print date and lot codes and variable information onto a wide range of packaging products. There are some great advantages that come with these systems such as very low maintenance and the fact that no consumables are needed to achieve excellent print quality. It must be recognized, […]