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Label Print & Apply

ALTech UK label print & apply machines

ALTech have recently installed multiple ALritma and ALcode labelling heads into Smyths Toys’ new 500,000 sq.ft. Corby automated distribution warehouse with high bay storage and automated picking facilities. Smyths Toys, being one of the leading provider of children’s toys and entertainment products, require 24/7 operation and as such reliable and robust labelling machinery is critical to their business. There are two…

January’s machine of the month is a flat sack feed & labelling system recently installed by ALTech into Trouw Nutrition (formerly Frank Wright), a leading supplier of nutritional products and services to the animal feed industry. Trouw Nutrition are labelling more than 7 million sacks per year and have come back to ALTech for a second ALfeed machine following the success…

ALTech have designed and built a filled sack labelling machine for Fosroc, a world leading manufacturer of specialist chemicals to the construction industry. The UK plant in which the machine was installed was an exceptionally dusty environment, and as such, full enclosure of the machine was necessary, including an underside pneumatic door opening system during the label application. The purpose designed…

November’s machine of the month is a desktop utilisation of an industrial print engine, providing hot-swap possibilities to support our end of line ALcode print and apply machines. The solution shown in the video below also includes an ALwind rewinder to automatically rewind the printed labels ready for future application. This solution is frequently placed in a production office or label…

June’s machine of the month is a pair of ALcode print and apply machines recently installed within Secured Mail, one of the largest technology enabled e-commerce, retail and postal logistics businesses in the UK. The two machines are configured in series with labels applied to the underside of the product, achieving a total throughput potential of more than 3,500 units p/h….

May’s machine of the month is an ALfeed flat carton labelling system recently installed within Nairns Oatcakes; a well known nutritional biscuit producer based in Scotland. The machine is designed to feed, label and restack flat cartons and sleeves and is used by Nairns to prepare their products for export markets, such as the US and UAE which have specific packaging…

November’s machine of the month is a high speed front of pack print and apply labelling system for a major food manufacturer. The machine has been installed on an existing slat conveyor, at the exit of the cartoning machine, where the trays containing glass jars travel in a single row. The head is able to apply the label onto the front…

ALTech have installed a number of high speed mail handing systems for leading industry operators such as UK Mail, Mail Options, LaPoste, British Forces Post Office (BFPO) and Mail Handling International (MHI) for postage indicia and returns address labelling. MHI is one of Europe’s leading international postal services based in Bristol came to ALTech with an urgent requirement to meet a large job…