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Label Applicators

ALTech UK label applicators

March’s machine of the month is an ALline linear labelling system built for a producer of fruit juices. The customer required a system to apply front and back product labels to their juice bottles at 170 bpm. The machine was to be placed on their new filling line, with the priority to maximise performance and minimise downtime, optimising productivity. The machine…

May’s machine of the month is a labelling head built for a Vertical Form, Fill and Seal (VFFS) machine manufacturer. The end user of this solution was a fresh produce supplier, who required a system to apply relatively large labels onto their bags during the packaging process. This allowed them to tailor their packaging to the individual products, reducing film inventory….

November’s machine of the month is a non-stop pouch/bag labelling system provided by multiple ALritma S labelling heads installed into a major producer of pharmaceutical products. Ten labelling heads were integrated into their new multi-line packaging machine to apply multi-page booklets onto the top of painkiller bags. The configuration of the line would not allow it to be stopped for label…

October’s machine of this month is a top and side wrap labelling system built for a major producer of ready to eat salads / sandwich fillers in Northern Europe. The customer required a ‘watchstrap’ application; in this instance, the label is applied into a recess on the lid of the product, then wrapped onto the side to provide both a decorative…

August’s machine of the month is an ALline C built for Groupe Le Graёt, an important French producer of preserves and jellies. The machine was required to label glass jars at a rate of over 180 products per minute with the flexibility to apply a variety of labels, from a simple partial wrap label to a full wrap body label in…

ALTech have recently built a front, back and neck labelling system for a major Middle Eastern distillery. A key requirement of the customer was to have a flexible machine, able to label different shaped and sized bottles with up to 3 labels, and in some cases in register with glass decoration. The system is based on an ALline Special with three…

June’s machine of the month is an ALpharma system manufactured for a global pharmaceutical company. The machine was required to apply tamper evident seals to both ends of a carton and a third hologram label for anti-counterfeiting at a rate of 200 boxes per minute. It also incorporates a checking system to inspect and automatically reject any incorrectly labelled products. The…

ALTech have recently installed a triple head labelling solution for Prep World, UK specialists in the prepared fruit market from soft fruits through to tropical & exotic fruit, stone fruit and citrus products. The machine is based on ALTech’s multi-panel C-wrap label application system with the added functionality of applying base and promotional labels as well as the possibility for the…

ALTech have designed and built a base labelling system made for a market leader in the pet food industry. It has been placed within their production / packaging line, where the products travel upside down with the opening / labelling side facing the conveyor. The machine provides product spacing and transportation and is largely used to apply base labels at a typical running speed…

ALTech have installed a high performance ALritma X labelling head to apply booklet and peel-reveal labels for a leading manufacturer of labels and leaflets within the healthcare industry. The customer required an applicator to be retrofitted onto their Rotoflex S1000 slitter rewinding system and to place either a booklet or peel-reveal label onto a base label to create an extended content label,…