Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 7 2016 - Page 25

Product News Label Print & Apply Machines Features of Batch Print & Apply Main Use: Batch production – where most of the variable information remains constant between products. Advanced Labelling Systems Ltd offer both On-Demand and Batch Print & Apply labelling machines. • Both come with the ALS unique 2-Year, on-site warranty • Both feature the ALS lifetime printhead warranty, when used with ALS labels and ribbons Common features of our Print & Apply machinery • Both machines come in 3 size options: 4-inch, 5-inch, and 6-inch • Both can apply labels with direct wipeon method • Optional add-on modules: Blow-on, Tamp-On, Swing-On • Both feature fully integrated electronics and common interfaces • Both have ribbon-save, which minimises the use of thermal transfer ribbon when printing long labels • Both are compatible with the off-line desktop Chess-64/0X printer range Features of On-Demand Print & Apply Main Use: Where the information on every label could potentially be different, such as; mail-order/logistics and pharmaceutical serialisation. • Labels are printed at the time of application (Real-time) • Multiple application methods • Control: Variable data, specific to each product, can be managed better. E.g. variable weights, serial numbers, tracking numbers, mailing addresses. • On-demand label application • Labels are printed into a buffer loop before application • Very high labelling speeds while still maintaining high throughput rates • Application Speed- Significantly faster application speeds, as labels are taken from the loop and not restricted by the print engine • Easy integration into tight spaces and in product handling units such as wraparound devices Label scanning and verification equipment: We support our label print and apply applicators with scanners that can check linear barcodes and 2-D matrix codes, either prior to application or on-pack after application. For reading of text, codes and graphical content, then complete vision cameras are available to validate that the complete label has been printed correctly and in many circumstances, will also confirm the label has been applied to the correct product and in the right position. The possibilities are endless! Confused? Don’t worry- Tell us what you need to label and we’ll advise the right type of machine. Adpak achieves Safecontractor accreditation for the 8th year running Cama Racing Team: Innovation not only in Packaging Systems Clifton Invests In Uteco Crystal HD Flexo Press Adpak Machinery Systems Ltd has once again been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. CAMA Group is a leading producer of automatic cardboard packaging systems. Its owners, the brother and sister team of Daniele and Annalisa Bellante, launched its sports division in 2014. The Cama Group Sports Amateur Association promotes TEAM BUILDING for its employees outside the work environments. A brand new 8 colour high definition flexo printing press. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. Employing 36 people, Adpak have been providing packaging solutions across a variety of sectors since 1987. The company’s application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business. Safecontractor accreditation enhances the company’s ability to attract new contracts and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal. www.safecontractor.com Solid business performance, underpinning a love for sport and, above all, shared corporate values were the key to the rapid development of a modern, dynamic, well organised club. The club reflects its members’ needs and consistently promotes high quality, ethical and organisational standards. The club is involved in wide range of sports disciplines, but road and off-road cycling stand out, as they are practised at different levels by many enthusiasts within the company. This led to the creation of the CAMA Racing Team. www.camagroup.com The state-of-the-art wide-web presses have the ability to print up to eight colours in high definition and both boast ink management control system and a 100% camera inspection systems. This has hugely increased the print capacity which will ultimately offer faster lead times and greater efficiency, benefiting the company and customers alike. www.cliftonpackaging.com Tel: + 44(0)116 289 3355 Fax: +44(0)116 289 1113 Email: info@cliftonpackaging.co.uk