Food Packaging Printing Solutions

Offline packaging & coding solutions for the food industry

Feeding systems allow for food packaging to be coded or labelled before it meets the product. Versatile handling systems allow for a wide range of products to be handled, including:

  • Sleeves
  • Cartons
  • Skillets
  • Polybags
  • Pouches

As well as allowing for comparatively simple text such as a Use By dates and production code to be printed, an offline system can print much more information such as a full ingredients declaration or statement of nutritional content. This is due to a wider range of coding technologies being available with the following typically fitted:

Furthermore, a labeller can be used to apply a promotional or customisation label to be applied to the pack while flat – something that may not be possible once the product is in the pack and travelling down a production line.

There are a number of other benefits that an offline system can offer:

  • Pre-printing removes an operation from the critical path and improves line efficiency.
  • Several hand-packing lines can be supplied from one central coding station.
  • High accuracy of code / label placement, reducing wastage and eliminating costly fines for missing dates.
  • A proportion of product can be pre-coded in anticipation of a daily call-off order.