Small character printer

Popcorn manufacturer Joe & Seph’s has recently installed an RX-S continuous small character inkjet printer from marking and coding specialist Allen Coding at its facility in Watford. Joseph Sopher from Joe & Seph’s says, “We liked the RX-S immediately and were also impressed by the sales engineer at Allen Coding who kindly agreed to let […]


Long life printer technology

Videojet Technologies Inc has introduced four new printers with the all new Long Life Core technology. The new additions to the Videojet CIJ portfolio offer an extended life service core, which is guaranteed to provide five years of operation from the time of installation. Manufacturing facilities are experiencing growing pressure to streamline production processes, reduce […]

Jet printers get an upgrade

Fox’s Biscuits has replaced old case coders with 14 robust and reliable TJ500 thermal jet printers from marking and coding specialist, Allen Coding. The TJ500 was chosen due to its clean operation, low maintenance, minimal operator involvement and print quality. The jet printers are being used by Fox’s Biscuits to apply a variety of date […]

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Expanded thermal ink jet range

Domino Printing Sciences is launching a new ink developed for high speed production environments. Domino claims the BK652 ink has a drying time of less than half a second and is more resistant to fading than other available retail packaging inks. The ink is available now for use with Domino’s G-Series Thermal Ink Jet range, […]

Chocolate wrappers updated

Montezuma, a manufacturer of handmade chocolate bars, has turned to Allen Coding Systems for assistance with the printing of its product packaging. The company is now able to produce quality printing via Allen’s RX-S small character continuous ink jet printer.The Hitachi RX-S printer was selected for its ease of use and speed, and now operates […]

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Paperboard packaging for chocolate and confectionery

23 February 2012 – MeadWestvaco Corporation has had its Robinson EN 1230-2 sensory analysis approval for its Crescendo paperboard for chocolate and confectionery packaging. This analysis, required for all confectionery packaging and paperboard, tests the paperboard’s ability to maintain product quality without a trace of taint or odour from the packaging. Crescendo’s approval on the […]

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New engraved gravure concept creates sensory appeal

Sun Chemical and Keating Specialist Cylinders have developed a concept, which will enable confectionery brand owners to apply effects with sensory appeal to packaging cost-effectively without altering the standard design. The concept sees the application of Sun Chemical’s specially developed inks utilising a unique engraved gravure cylinder, produced by Keating Specialist Cylinders, printed onto a […]

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Confectionery Production