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View Why choose Rotech as your thermal inkjet supplier?

Why choose Rotech as your thermal inkjet supplier?

| 4 mins |Kirsty Burrage

Over recent years, the benefits of TIJ have become much more widely known, and as a result, there are a growing number of companies offering it. Here are the factors to consider before choosing a supplier.

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View Integra PP Razr 34 – Best of Both Worlds?

Integra PP Razr 34 – Best of Both Worlds?

| 2 mins |Richard Pether

The launch of the Integra PP Razr 34 printer is something of a revelation in that it runs with the same inks used in a TIJ printer, but offers a seamless, 34mm print height.

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View Introducing the Integra Vivid – HMI display for Rotech Printers

Introducing the Integra Vivid – HMI display for Rotech Printers

|Kirsty Burrage

Adjusting print settings, monitoring ink levels and editing print jobs is now easier than ever, with the addition of the Integra Vivid

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View Trim Your Waste & Maximise Your Productivity – Go Lean With Your Coding and Marking

Trim Your Waste & Maximise Your Productivity – Go Lean With Your Coding and Marking

|Kirsty Burrage

By going lean with their coding and marking, many manufacturers have boosted their productivity, welcomed cost-savings and even improved their sustainability credentials – a key factor for many consumers when making a purchase decision.

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View Compostable Plastic Packaging – A Quick Guide

Compostable Plastic Packaging – A Quick Guide

|Kirsty Burrage

Compostable plastics fall into 3 categories, and the category they fall into, determines how they must be disposed of to be composted effectively.

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View The Cost of Maintenance – TIJ vs CIJ

The Cost of Maintenance – TIJ vs CIJ

| 2 MINS |Kirsty Burrage

One of the top complaints that we get from manufacturers reaching to us for guidance on their coding and marking operations, is that the maintenance involved in the day-to-day running of their coding system is too costly. They usually all have something in common – that they’re printing on their products or packaging using continuous inkjet (CIJ) technology.

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View Coding and Marking – More Than Just a Necessity

Coding and Marking – More Than Just a Necessity

| 2 mins

Coding and marking, the process in which variable data such as lot codes, batch numbers and barcodes are applied onto products, packaging or labels is often seen as a mandatory, unavoidable part of the production and packaging process and nothing more.

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View Printing on Flow Wrap Using Thermal Inkjet Technology

Printing on Flow Wrap Using Thermal Inkjet Technology

| 1 min

Flow wrapping (also known as horizontal wrapping) is a popular, cost-effective method of packaging products in plastic films or foils consisting of clear or printed polypropylene films. Superior to overwrapping in many ways, flow wrap is a popular choice for packaging many items, such as food products, electric components, cosmetics and more.

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View Downsizing Label Printing

Downsizing Label Printing

| 5 mins |Kirsty Burrage

Thermal inkjet printers have become so advanced in recent years that businesses can replace large coding and marking systems with these hand-sized printers and still achieve more for less.

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