Bottle printing machine


Plastic printers for ultrafast coding and a choice between permanent or removable codes for plastic bottles.



Plastic printers for pharmaceutical, industrial, and cosmetics containers are very common. Containers printing must meet certain standards and requirements that depend on the plastic material, the speed of the production line, and the intended use of a product.



The robust SmartLase C600 laser coders are one of two major technologies for coding plastic bottles, and they can code more than 100,000 plastic bottles per hour. These coders can be easily integrated into high-speed production lines that require permanent coding for traceability purposes. The SmartLase C600 achieves maximum print contrast on plastic materials and use proprietary crossless fonts to prevent bottle perforation. 
Our ultrafast 9450 S continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer is another option for coding on plastic bottles. This printer is dedicated to beverage production lines and can produce a two-line code on 120,000 containers or packs per hour. We offer the most high-tech CIJ inks on the market, as well as specialty inks that can be removed by caustic soda, designed for customers looking to reuse their plastic bottles. 



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For Sanpellegrino, the goal is product excellence and guaranteed consumer safety. See how Markem-Imaje coding solutions help the largest Italian beverage company.


See what our customers say about our plastic bottle coding solutions



Toepfer Babywelt CIJ Coding Markem-Imaje
Andreas Wehl – Head of Packaging Innovation and Cosmetics @ Töpfer

“In conjunction with our system, we ensure that we can send brand, item number, batch number, and more to our marking systems without errors.

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IMA Ilapak Film Coding Markem-Imaje
Andrea Boccolini – VFFS Technical Sales Support Manager @ IMA Ilapak

“Our machines are exported around the globe: IMA IIapak has always found Markem-Imaje to be an excellent partner capable of supporting our clients in every part of the world with widespread support and prompt service in the supply of spare parts”.

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Bioplants Hot Melt Coding Cardboard Markem-Imaje
Xavier Bossard – Operations, Digital and Logistics Project Manager at Bioplants @ Bioplants

“The Markem-Imaje solution proposed to Bioplants was interesting because we could choose the criteria we needed: Before that, we were using a labeler, so one consumable item was created every time we labeled a package. Today we use hot melt ink directly projected on the cardboard allows us to add traceability to the packages, which we did not have before.”
#TouchDry #HighResolutionInkjet

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Mebra Plastik Software CoLOS Markem-Imaje
Nicola Marchesin – IT Manager @ Mebra Plastik

“This (CoLOS) has allowed us to be much more efficient, reducing line equipment times and making it possible to implement new solutions such as automated metrics, fewer ink types, and less waste thanks to more ecological containers and less energy consumption.”
#CoLOS #SoftwareSolutions

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