Waste is a costly factor, and one which when addressed can be hugely significant in terms of increasing profitability and saving on costs. By applying lean principles throughout your production line you will use fewer materials, less labour time, and require less costly space on the factory floor; in turn allowing you to make huge savings by cutting waste.
Coding onto PE and PP plastics
Dr. Richard Marsden – Chief Chemist, Linx Printing Technologies Ltd Coding onto PE & PP plastics – what do I need to know? Introduction Polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) are the most important members of a group of polymers called polyolefins. PE is the most widely used polymer in the world (around 80 million tonnes per year), whilst polypropylene (PP) acc ...
Why the Linx 8940 is a smart choice for bottling
Due to the often-harsh nature of the bottling environment, beverage manufacturers and bottle packers must choose their equipment wisely: fragile or temperamental coders will not survive wet, dusty or sugary environments, and will need replacing frequently. This means more downtime, regular expenses, and a decrease in productivity. Naturally, this is something that professional bottlers wish to avoid at all costs. The new Linx 8940 CIJ printer can help.
How The Right Coder Can Help Contract Packers Promote Growth
Successful contract packing companies act as extensions of their clients’ operations. To hold their own in such a competitive market, contract packers must position themselves not just for their own growth, but for the growth of the companies they work with.
Choosing the right ink for your coding application
When choosing an ink for coding purposes, there are five key areas to consider:
But do you know what they are and why they are so important?
Why laser is making its mark
Three Key Considerations When Choosing A Coder For Alcoholic Beverages
Coding onto alcoholic beverages – whether they are beers, wines, spirits or pre-mixed cocktails – brings a variety of challenges which can be placed into 3 broad areas. Carefully consider these before investing in new coding equipment, and ensure you are well placed for continued growth in the industry.
The Great Debate: Cans Vs Bottles
How to reduce waste in the dairy industry
As the farmgate price of milk continues to decline, how can dairy manufacturers squeeze more into their profits? Dairy UK has recently published an export strategy that looks to help UK dairy manufacturers improve their export performance. This could lead to increased production opportunities - but as production increases does it make sense for the amount of waste to increase proportionally?
Dye vs pigmented inks – which ink suits your needs?
Choosing the most appropriate ink for your application is a critical decision to ensure that the very best message quality and durability is achieved. Often the type of ink you need will determine which ink jet printer you buy. Therefore understanding the properties of the inks available is important.