Has demand for your products changed since the start of the year? The change in consumer demand as a result of the lockdown conditions imposed by governments around the world has created new problems for producers. Some industries have seen a sharp decline in demand, for example automotive, but others have seen huge increases in demand in the scale typically seen in the run up ...
Providing the perfect low-cost of ownership choice for high quality coding
Choosing a high quality, reliable printer which delivers a low total cost of ownership is key. Here at Linx, we have designed the perfect solution with the introduction of two new printers; the 8820 and 8840, engineered specifically to offer high quality printing even in tough environments – and with a low cost of ownership.
When is the best time to trade out your CIJ coder?
Is your current older coding equipment costing you more to keep running? Or limiting your production efficiency? It is normal for us to want to keep marking and coding printers running for as long as possible and limit a capital outlay... But there comes a time when we need to really think about what the impact is of keeping our industrial printing equipment going when it come ...
Reducing downtime – the importance of an easy to use and simple User Interface
We all appreciate the need to squeeze every last ounce of worth out of existing equipment, but when faced with the challenge of reducing operating expenses, it may be helpful (if counter-intuitive) to look at buying new equipment. The latest developments in technology could have surprisingly far-reaching benefits and achieve the savings you’re looking for. For example, th ...
Why a good quality printhead is essential
No company can afford to constantly have to stop their line to deal with annoyances such as poor coding quality due to a blocked printhead. Uptime is of paramount importance, and the selection of printing equipment to efficiently perform its function, without interruption, has never been higher.
How your level of servicing is affecting the bottom line
The pressure is on manufacturers to meet greater demands, deliver on time, within budget and work to regulations – all while keeping costs as low as possible. In the manufacturing context, a good service regime should be in place to avoid costly downtimes and keep the lines running optimally.
Benefits that stand up pouches bring for packagers
One of the fastest growing trends in packaging is the stand-up pouch, which has seen significant growth over the last five years in a number of key markets around the world including India. There are a number of reasons for the growth, including perceived benefits for consumers, but what are the benefits for packagers and manufacturers? We’ll look into these in this article. G ...
Introducing the Mk11 right-angled (90 degree) printhead
Introduction The Mk11 right-angled printhead option allows Linx 8900 series printers to print onto products where space for the printhead is limited. The conduit is connected to the printhead at a right angle, so there is no need to allow for the conduit bend radius as well as the length of the printhead. Typical applications for the Mk11 right-angled printhead include bottl ...
3 simple steps to reduce line downtime and meet your production targets
Downtime means missed production targets. Especially when you are running your line all day, every day.
How can you increase the up-time of your line? Linx Printing Technologies has one of the most cost effective ways is to assess your coding solution. Here are 3 easy ways to do this.
Coding onto PVC pipes and PP plastics
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) accounts for over 50 million tonnes per year. These polymers are used in applications spanning a multitude of industry sectors such ...