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Simply speaking, batch coding is the process in which an identifiable code, usually made up of both letters and numbers, is applied to a product and/or it’s packaging. It’s a code that will be given to a group of identical products that were all produced at the same time, on the same date, at the same location, using the same ingedients etc.
Adjusting print settings, monitoring ink levels and editing print jobs is now easier than ever, with the addition of the Integra Vivid
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.
CIJ legacy printers are prone to long-term health issues and need regular maintenance check-ups. By taking out a Continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer and replacing it with a Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) printer, you eliminate chronic conditions, improving your overall line health immediately and indefinitely.
Compostable plastics fall into 3 categories, and the category they fall into, determines how they must be disposed of to be composted effectively.
This October, the government introduced hard-hitting regulations surrounding High fat, sugar, and salt products (also known as HFSS.) Market researcher IRI forecasts that 14% of chocolate sales will be lost because of the changes, so it’s now more important than ever to consider product placement and packaging.
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.
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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