The Baked Goods sector covers bread, biscuits, cakes as well as variants of these such as snack bars, pastries and rusks. As such a range of packaging solutions are used and so a consideration of the requirements of each is needed before deciding on the right coding solution.
How to avoid costly defects when switching between codes
Lean manufacturing aims for continuous improvement by identifying opportunities to reduce waste and add value. Companies may use a range of proven methods when applying lean principles, including Just-In-Time deliveries which offer such benefits as eliminating the need for high stock levels, and freeing up factory floor space.
How to cut waste using lean production
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 ...
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.
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.
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
The Great Debate: Cans Vs Bottles
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.