An example of an ink stain on the inside of a label

Auditor: avoid printer maintenance at your peril

By Rod Addy

Food manufacturers are avoiding printer maintenance and facing higher waste and even recall costs as a consequence, according to Martyn Lynch, managing director and chief executive at Abington auditors.

La Crema Coffee labels, designed by Amy Gantt, are printed on a Kiaro printer from Quick Label Systems.

Coffee company adds colorful inkjet labels

By Jenni Spinner

Cincinnati-based roaster La Crema Coffee Co. has installed a Kiaro color inkjet label printer from Quick Label; the new equipment has helped brighten the packaging, and sales.

The Domino Amjet A420i inkjet printer is geared toward tough processing environments.

Printer suited for heavy-duty processing environments

By Jenni Spinner

Domino Amjet has launched the A420i inkjet printer for coding and marking in food processing and packaging operations, and other heavy-duty jobs and has been designed to minimise preventative maintenance.

One example of Belmont Packaging's capabilities

UK's first on demand digital print packaging plant

By Rod Addy

Belmont Packaging claims to have established the UK's first on-demand digital sheet packaging plant, responding to demand for more eye-catching packs to help brands stand out from retailers' labels on shelf.

Nano-based RFID tags may replace bar codes

Nano-based RFID tags may replace bar codes

By Rory Harrington

Nano-based radio frequency ID (RFID) tags embedded in packaging could replace bar codes and make check-out queues a thing of the past, new research has said.

New Amcor fruit packaging

New Amcor fruit packaging

UK snack company Sundora Foods has relaunched its range of dried
fruit in innovative new packaging. The company chose Amcor
Flexible's patented new FlexCan as the concept offers consumers an
easy open and re-closable, stand-up...


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