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New labeller triples productivityRead More

New labeller triples productivity

Machines, technology and improved techniques are all crucial factors in achieving productivity – the average measure of the efficiency of production. As in all production operations, productivity is crucial for SC Johnson, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of global household brands including Pledge, Duck, Mr Muscle, Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, Glade, Raid, OFF!, Baygon and […]

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When Contract Packers, Alcopac, faced continuous breakdowns on their printers, they called on Pyrotec to offer a solution. Alcopac was printing on flexible packaging for their lubricant and using hot foil printers which were printing very bad and were constantly breaking down. Upon seeing an advert in a pharmaceutical magazine, they approached Pyrotec PackMark who […]

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Carnival FoodsRead More

Carnival Foods

Carnival Foods, a manufacturer of snacks made from corn, faced the challenge of having pre-printed expiry dates on their foil packaging. This was not working well for them and they made the decision to start ordering packaging foil without pre-printed expiry dates and only print the expiry dates as production takes place. Carnival Foods still […]

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Gold Leaf Tobacco CorporationRead More

Gold Leaf Tobacco Corporation

Gold Leaf Tobacco Corporation is a cigarette manufacturing company in South Africa. They manufacture premium quality value cigarettes from their facilities in Gauteng. Gold Leaf Tobacco was printing information on blank labels which were then applied to cigarette cartons. This posed many challenges and they made the decision to call on Pyrotec PackMark. The client wanted to cut down […]

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Colgate PalmoliveRead More

Colgate Palmolive

Colgate Palmolive is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of home and oral care and they were having a problem with one of their local production lines. The line suffered from major breakdowns as well as ink modules running dry every six months. Any business running manufacturing lines knows that any unscheduled down time can […]

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Mondi Paper

Mondi Paper, a leading international paper and packaging group, was experiencing problems with its printers which had began to result in downtime and subsequently a decrease in productivity. Pyrotec PackMark supplied Mondi Paper with its Markem-Imaje 9232 Small Inkjet Ketone-Free Printer. Mondi Paper has a strong focus on reducing its carbon footprint and the 9232, […]

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East Rand PlasticsRead More

East Rand Plastics

East Rand Plastics, a Johannesburg-based manufacturer of PVC refuse bags, found that their customers were disputing the number of plastic bags within the packs they supplied.  Each pack contained a manually inserted date slip which was automatically discarded when the pack was opened- meaning that the number of bags within the pack could not be […]

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Kraft FoodsRead More

Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods, a global manufacturer of food products, required a new coder for its Super C flow wrapping line, as the previous coder was failing to meet the required production demands. Pyrotec PackMark recommended the Markem-Imaje SmartDate X40 Thermal Transfer Coder with a print capability of up to 600mm/second. The incorporation of the SmartDate Thermal […]

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Enterprise Foods

Enterprise Foods required a new coder to be integrated into its Multivac packaging machine, with the intention of streamlining its production process through increasing the print capacity. Pyrotec PackMark offered its Markem-Imaje SmartDate 5 Thermal Transfer Coder as the solution. The coder, which is used to print the necessary date and batch codes, is capable […]

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Unibisco, a leading manufacturer of biscuit products, required date coding across its full range of products as per the food labelling legislation and in order to ensure its customers’ peace of mind. Pyrotec PackMark offered the customer a Markem-Imaje SmartDate X40 Thermal Transfer Coder to print onto the flow wrappers of the individual biscuit packs, […]

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