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Replacement Metal Type for Packaging Machinery

Posted by Matt Martin

From cartoners to tube fillers to hot stamp date coders, high-quality replacement metal type for packaging and date code machinery creates crisp, clear, durable marks.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Package Printing

Quick Guide to Ink Jet Coding Machines

Posted by Matt Martin

Ink jet coders are the most versatile date coding machines available. Depending on your budget, specific marking requirements, and the volume of parts being marked, several options are available to you.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Portable Inkjet Printers

Quick Guide to Thermal Transfer Printing onto Flexible Packaging

Posted by Matt Martin

Typically used for printing dates, prices, lots, and bar codes on flexible packaging substrates, thermal transfer printers and ribbons are a versatile marking solution.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Thermal Ribbons and Labels

Choosing the Best Package Marking Solution

Posted by Matt Martin

Everything needs a package. Every package needs marking for identification and traceability. Durable Technologies provides package marking solutions for just about every product package type, from high-speed on-the-fly marking of consumer goods to very specific and detailed custom labels for high-cost industrial capital equipment.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging, Coding Type and Dies, Food and Beverage, Brass and Steel Type and Dies, Steel Stamps and Dies

Replacement date coding type for pharmaceutical packaging

Posted by Matt Martin

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, located in West Columbia, SC, is a pharmaceutical manufacturing company specializing in producing affordable respiratory products using blow-fill-seal (B/F/S) technology.

And, like all companies supplying these types of products, medical regulations require them to identify the lot and date of manufacture for each dose.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Pharmaceutical, Testimonial

How to Print Expiration Dates on Plastic

Posted by Matt Martin

There are many reasons to mark plastic, but with the increasing popularity of plastic packaging, for everything from milk to motor oil, it’s no surprise that the most common reason for marking plastic is to apply an expiration date to a food or beverage item.

So, what options do you have for printing expiration dates on plastic?

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Topics: Package Date Coding, JetStamp, Rubber Stamps, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Plastic

Hot Stamping Date Coding Type for Pharmaceutical Packaging

Posted by Matt Martin

One of Durable Technologies' long-time customers is a global leader in manufacturing generic respiratory medications. Their products are available to retail pharmacies, hospitals, home care companies, long-term care facilities, mail-order pharmacies, and various other customers.

Many of their products are produced using B/F/S technology or Blow/Fill/Seal machines that use a variety of metal hot stamping coding type to imprint a date code, serial number, part number, and any other product identification into single serve vials.

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Topics: Medical, Package Date Coding, Pharmaceutical, Norwood type, Coding Type and Dies, Testimonial

Replacement Metal Type for an Unidentifiable Package Sealer/Coding Machine

Posted by Matt Martin

Life is just a little bit sweeter for the folks at Sugar Bob's Finest Kind in Rutland, Vermont after finding a solution for their missing metal package date coding type.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Package Printing, Testimonial

Package Date Coding

Posted by Matt Martin

Package date coding is a popular marking solution across a wide range of industries. Why? Because there are an almost unlimited number of variations of size, material, and information requirements needed. Especially today when more of what we buy is shipped directly to us.

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Topics: Package Date Coding

Steel Type Makes a Critical Mark at Pacific World Cosmetics

Posted by Matt Martin

Sometimes your customer puts you in a bind, delaying a project and then when approved, expects you to make up for all of the lost time spent awaiting their decision. Pacific World faced just this situation when required to add lot traceability to its products.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Steel Type, Testimonial

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