Latest News RSS feed for this section

Read More

Cutting complexity from coding

Every business involved in production and packaging aims for optimum efficiency in their coding processes. No organisation can afford the frustration of unnecessary break-downs or down-time due to complex maintenance problems. In this environment, the demand for reliable, innovative coding equipment that saves time, cuts operational costs and comes underpinned by excellent service, is at […]

Read More
Read More

Smart technologies are getting more intelligent

Artificial intelligence (AI) may not be a new field of technology, but it has recently gained traction. Thanks to rapidly increasing computational power and the rise of Big Data, there are more business cases for smart technologies emerging every day. While we’re not yet cruising around in self driving cars, one area of AI that […]

Read More
Read More

At your service

Pyrotec’s machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, is fully invested in after sales support and rapid response to breakdowns or technical challenges. Evidence of this commitment can be seen by its multi-tiered approach that includes service level agreements (SLAs), on-site service (OSS), and a dedicated 24/365 technical support helpline. In a business-to-business environment, properly defined relationships are […]

Read More
Read More

Build agility into your packaging line with this compact hand-held coder

Pyrotec PackMark’s Coding and Labelling Machinery Division is proud to bring you the ultra-portable Anser U2 Mobile Hand-held Printer. It is hardly surprising that this unique, versatile and lightweight printer is already a hot topic of conversation locally. As the world’s lightest and most compact printer, weighing in at a mere 1 kg, the U2 […]

Read More
Read More

The rise of voice-activated computing – is it applicable to packaging lines?

Voice-activated technology is a fast-emerging trend in the world of computing. More people are chatting to voice assistants such as Amazon Echo (a screen- and keyboard-free device that answers to the name Alexa), Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri. These and other voice-driven tools are leveraged for a wide variety of purposes, including entertainment, answering trivia […]

Read More
Read More

Thermal transfer overprinting 101

Thermal transfer overprinting (TTO) is a modern digital printing process that provides an innovative alternative to hot stampers and other more traditional analogue printing techniques. TTO technology is ideal for flexible substrates. This type of technology can be used to print on almost any type of flexible material, including: Plastic Foil Films (plastic or foil) […]

Read More
Read More

More than just a standard printer

Pyrotec’s machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, has launched the new 9405 Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) coder from the trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, Markem-Imaje. CIJ technology is one of the oldest printing technologies still in use today, which is testament to its versatility, printing tolerances, reliability and cost effectiveness. It is ideal for […]

Read More
Read More

The benefits of serialised coding

Serialisation is the process of assigning each product or product component with a unique serial number or code. This makes it possible to trace these items as they move from the production and packaging floor through the supply chain and on to the end user. This unique identifier is printed onto these items using coding […]

Read More
Read More

Understanding digital transformation in a manufacturing context

A range of advanced digital technologies are re-shaping the manufacturing environment, shifting the way that businesses in the sector operate. These innovations are predicted to bring about the next industrial revolution. Known as Industry 4.0, this manufacturing era will be focused on offering increased speed to market and better value for money. However, while previous […]

Read More
Read More

The benefits of marking and coding

For those who are new to packaging or supply chain management – marking and coding is the method of printing essential product and traceability information on packaging, labels and other manufactured materials. Everyday examples include barcodes, serialisation codes, and expiry or ‘best by’ dates. There are several reasons why product owners need to print marks […]

Read More