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ALstep

Case studies featuring various configurations of the ALstep, either free-standing or as part of a larger labelling system.

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….

With the ever increasing popularity of ‘vaping’ ALTech have experienced a rise in demand for labelling solutions to label Electronic cigarette refill bottles (also known as E-cigarettes, E-liquid and E-juice), supplying everything from low volume desktop machines to fully automatic solutions to complete the application. ALTech’s recent installations include a longstanding customer, contract packer Complete Co-Packaging (also based in South Wales), who…

ALTech has supplied numerous injection moulding cell labelling systems over the years for a wide range of UK customers. The cells are typically taken directly from the mould via robot then presented momentarily in front of the applicator head for labelling before stacking the product on an outfeed conveyor as normal. Historically ALTech solutions for injection moulding cell labelling would employ…

April’s machine of the month is an entry level ALbelt E multi panel jar labelling system designed for Sun Valley, a market leading supplier of nuts and dried fruit mixes. The solution was fitted with a U-gate adaptation system, to facilitate an accurate multi panel label application on three faces of the jars. It also uses ALTech’s well proven side belt aligner…

March’s machine of this month is an ALstep based long arm labelling solution for integration into a vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) bagging machine. Multiple systems were supplied to a food company producing salted snacks to apply consumer convenience ‘peel and reseal’ labels to the preformed bag. This flexible solution was retro-installed on a number of different VFFS machines at the customer’s…

Malcolm Allan, a premium Scottish meat producer, have recently purchased their second ALTech twin head ALbelt labelling machine for their meat tray products, following more than 12 months successful operation of their first machine. Malcolm Allan’s new ALbelt machine prints & applies a product label to the top of the tray pack, followed by a promotional label where required, at a…

December’s machine of the month features 3 ALbelt systems built for Molecular Products, market leaders in chemical technology for the purification of air. Two of the solutions are standard configurations of the ALbelt C and ALbelt E, and the third is a special system designed to label the front of a shaped container. ALbelt machines were chosen due to the relative…

Do your requirements for labelling fresh produce peak and trough during changing seasonal demands? ALTech have a large dedicated range of rental labelling machines available for immediate short or medium term hire, ideal for your busiest times of the year. Machines are available for periods as little as two weeks, with a fixed price delivery, installation and training service to install…

ALTech have designed a machine for Parks London, a long established premium manufacturer of natural wax candles and glycerine diffusers. Parks required an economical and highly flexible machine, predominantly for wraparound labelling on candles and diffuser bottles, but also for flat sided labelling of the candle display boxes. In addition to the range of products to be labelled, many of the…