Thermal transfer overprinting (TTO) is a digital printing process that offers an alternative to hot stampers and other traditional analogue printing techniques. Thermal transfer overprinting works by creating high-quality and high-definition marks, codes and images by transferring ink onto a flexible substrate from a coated ribbon. This ribbon is covered with a wax-resin compound, or
Coding, marking and labelling is essential to the supply chain of any FMCG product – from raw material to the end user.  At every stage of its life, coding, marking and labelling equipment and materials are used to identify, trace, ship and market the product. It’s therefore essential that the equipment you install is fit
In today’s competitive business environment, staying ahead of the game is essential. To do this, manufacturers need to ensure that their equipment remains effective and runs optimally at all times. The overall performance of machinery and equipment depends on its Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), which refers to a number of factors – the availability of

Why Barcodes Matter

Many of us take barcodes, also referred to as UPC and EAN codes, for granted because they’re so commonplace. However, with only some basic printing equipment and a readily-available barcode scanner, this technology offers significant benefits to manufacturers and brand owners as products move through the supply chain. Each barcode has a unique number that
Across industries, manufacturers need to identify products, cartons, pallets, and shipments. To do this, coding and marking equipment must be able to mark an array of substrates in varying packaging environments, without sacrificing line speeds. CimJet Label printer applicators from Markem-Imaje, locally available from Pyrotec PackMark, are recognised for their high-quality printing, outstanding reliability and

Around-the-clock service

In today’s competitive business environment, staying ahead of the game is the game. To do this, manufacturers need to ensure that their equipment remains effective and runs optimally at all times. The overall performance of machinery and equipment depends on its Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), which refers to a number of factors – the availability
  Self-adhesive label applicators, often an essential aspect of a production line, can range in size and speed depending on your requirements. A production line is built on hundreds of moving parts all working in harmony, so you don’t want the label applicator to be the weak link. At retail, a label is essential for

Cost-saving consumables

As the tough economic climate tightens its grip on production costs, are you tempted to cut costs? Do you believe that opting for less expensive consumables for coders and thermal transfer printers will save you money? Brandon Pearce, Pyrotec PackMark’s General Manager explains why tried-and-tested, specifically-designed consumables may cost a little more in the short
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