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Case studies featuring the ALbelt top labelling system

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…

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…

July’s machine of the month is an ALbelt C wrap-around labeller designed to label 16 ounce beer cans for a craft brewery in the United States. The solution was required to label a wide variety of beers cans (including seasonal beers) to resolve the problem of purchasing more costly and inflexible pre-printed cans. In response the labeller applies clear labels onto…

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…

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…

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…

ALTech would like to thank everyone who visited them at the PPMA show this year. It was a busy three days and we had plenty of footfall on the stand; both from our existing loyal customers who we are always happy to see and some exciting new leads which we will be following up over the coming days. As is always…

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…

April’s machine of the month is a low cost solution for labelling pails, designed for Sun Chemical and based on ALTech’s ALbelt E labelling system. Having already purchased a fully automatic ALline machine which operates inline, the customer also required a lower cost, more simplistic application solution for a single head manual filling line. On the customer’s fully automatic system the…