The coding and marking in the ready meals and frozen food sector of the food industry impresses multiple demands on your coding and printing equipment. From different environments such as cool, dry, wet or washed down ones, to the risk of water ingression to your product, they present problems that affect equipment reliability in turn negatively affecting the downtimes. Our range of printing equipment offers suitable solutions to all of these issues and more. Selecting the right coder will mean that you effectively cut costs as well as downtime and errors, on your production lines.
From plastic tubs to bags and card sleeves, all of these help the manufacturer to achieve a stand out in this growing industry. This challenges the versatility of your coding equipment to print consistently accurate batch codes onto an expanding range of packaging.
We support our customers’ Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) by reducing downtime and maximising their production line efficiencies.
“Clear printing, ease of use and price per print were key factors for us and the Linx printer delivers on all counts” - Quality Foods .
Our Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printers have easy to use, icon-led touch screens for quick and accurate code selection and creation which help to reduce coding errors with prompted fields for message creation. Store several line settings and quickly retrieve them when printers are moved between lines to help meet diverse customer and legislative requirements for printed codes - print up to 5 lines of clear, legible date and batch codes, barcodes and logos. Plus high speed variants for coding on line speeds up to 6.25m/s
Stainless steel, IP55-rated enclosures support continual, reliable operation in washdown environments, our self-cleaning printheads ensure clean startups, first time every time, and self-servicing and quick, clean cartridge refills keep downtime to a minimum.
Specialist CIJ inks including a grease-penetrating ink which adheres to food packaging. Print in any orientation with a choice of conduit lengths and right-angled print heads – easy to position on your line and integrate with packaging equipment.
In addition our range of outer case coders produce large, high quality printing onto secondary card boxes to replace labels and pre-printed packaging.