Campaign which successfully persuaded companies of all sizes to reconsider impact of ink choice on safety, sustainability, compliance and brand reputation wins European Excellence Award in Chemicals & Industrials category.
A thermochromic ink that changes colour at high temperatures now offers food manufacturers a more reliable coding method, with a more obvious color change, to indicate correct sterilization of packaged food products. Designed for retort sterilization of filled cans or plastic pouches, the ink changes from black to blue when the food package reaches the correct temperature of between 115 and 125 °C.
An advanced online virtual assistant is now available for users of Markem-Imaje printers. Powered by self-learning artificial intelligence, it ensures coder operators can quickly get their equipment running again following stoppages or usage problems.
To better align the services and solutions offered to its customers in the Indian subcontinent, Markem-Imaje is opening a new factory and head office in Bhiwadi, India. The modern production facility features state-of-the-art labs and sampling centers, as well as ink production and printer assembly.
Equipment launched today makes integrating SmartDate® X45 and SmartDate® X65 thermal transfer (TTO) printers into packaging lines easier than ever before for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Suitable for form fill and seal packaging lines, it has an array of features which make it easy to install, even in very tight spaces. The controller also helps optimize their customers’ operations with significant built-in flexibility to future-proof their coding investment. Additionally, it enables high speed coding and helps OEMs provide their customers a better user experience.
Available now are eight, on-demand webinars in English, French and German with tips to improve product, case and pallet coding. In October to December there are six more, addressing segments such as small to medium enterprises (SMEs), Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and beverage, as well as continuous inkjet (CIJ) and thermal transfer (TTO) coding. Options to combat counterfeiting and safeguard compliance, best practices for end-of-line coding, and the role connected services play in boosting uptime will also be discussed. These webinars will be in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.
A rental scheme launches globally today which gives manufacturers a cost-effective way of benefitting from high quality, turnkey coding solutions. Scalable and customized to their exact requirements, it covers all hardware, software, and consumables needed to code products, cases and pallets, with no upfront investment – only a fixed, periodic fee.
The coder launched today has been specifically designed to meet the needs of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for high quality, yet cost-effective and hassle-free, product coding. Designed for low-to-medium duty operation up to 4.4 m/s (14.4 ft/s), it is not only easy-to-use and maintain, it adapts easily as production ramps up. Intended for a wide range of industries, it offers IP55 protection, making it ideal for many applications, including food and beverage.
Markem-Imaje has announced the acquisition of Solaris Laser S.A. (“Solaris”). Markem-Imaje is a trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions within Dover Corporation’s Imaging & Identification segment.