Videojet Technologies

Videojet Launches High Adhesion Inks for Returnable Bottles
March 24, 2015

From cold fill at high speeds to movement throughout the distribution chain, recycled bottling applications require hard-working ink formulations for bottle coding. To meet demands for adhesion, durability and washing, Videojet is launching its latest ink innovation for its 1000 Line of Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printers (V420 and V528). 

Videojet Delivers Lifetime Traceability and Code Security
January 20, 2015

Responding to manufacturers’ need to comply with increased serialization regulations, Videojet Technologies has introduced the 7810 Ultraviolet (UV) two-watt laser. Lasers are the only technology that provide permanent high resolution marking on high-density polyethylene (HDPE), low-density polyethylene (LDPE) and synthetic fiber materials. This system is ideal for pharmaceutical, medical and cosmetic manufacturers because the surface of the product remains undamaged.

Industry News - June 2014
June 1, 2014

Industry News on the package printing industry, including Eaglewood Technologies, Sartomer, Graco, Trinity Graphic, Prisma, Pillar Technologies, Nilpeter

Variable Data Coding Benefits N.J. Packaging Operation
October 15, 2010

As a leading global cosmetic manufacturer, Shiseido Co. is known for high-quality beauty care products. Uncovering the secret to the Tokyo-based company’s success since its founding in the 1870s lies in its name—“Shiseido” suggests a richness of life that can be reached solely through a harmony of mind, body and soul.

Learn How to Fight Counterfeiting at PABS08
June 27, 2008

CHICAGO, Ill.—Join the experts and learn about the main issues, legal aspects, strategies, and packaging and technology solutions that contribute to the fight against counterfeiting and piracy at the PABS08—Product Authentication and Brand Security Conference—Sept. 11-12 at the Hyatt Rosemont Hotel. To download the program for the 5th annual PABS08 North America, visit This year’s event will focus on discussing potential remedies that can be employed to combat global intellectual property theft. PABS08 is designed for all concerned with protecting businesses and consumers against product counterfeiting and piracy, from brand owners and legislative authorities, to packaging converters, solution providers, and related associations. Here

Digital’s Bite
March 1, 2008

Ones and zeroes seem to rule the roost—digital is everywhere. In the printing world, digital has a firm grip in the commercial arena where variable-data printing is the “killer app.” According to Jeff Wettersten, director, Digital Print Solutions for Sun Chemical, “Digital printing has gained a strong position in commercial printing due to its variable-data capability. The ability to personalize messages in printed media where they are reaching an audience of one has transformed the use of the product.” In package printing, it’s not so simple; variable-data printing doesn’t have the same play as it does in the commercial sector. “Variable data

The Solutions Bridge
July 1, 2007

“Counterfeit Colgate Toothpaste Found” is the headline for a June 14 U.S. Food and Drug Administration press release warning that toothpaste with packaging resembling a Colgate product found its way into dollar-type discount stores in four states in the United States. Consumers were lucky this time around —packages were readily identifiable as fake so they could discontinue use or dispose of the product immediately. The counterfeit labels included several misspellings, and stated that the product had been manufactured in South Africa—a location Colgate does not use for manufacturing toothpaste. This is only one example of how a brand’s identity was stolen and reproduced to

That's Not All Folks!
April 1, 2005

Just when it seems like inkjet has reached its pinnacle of capabilities, innovations in the printing technology open new markets. INKJET PRINTING IS not the first thing most printers think of when they wake up in the morning. Inkjet's most common use in packaging is coding and marking—the least of printers' worries. But times are changing and so is inkjet technology, which may one day soon, play a much larger part in the printing of packaging materials. Currently, inkjet printing has many benefits to boot. It prints very high resolution, up to 4,800 dpi, said Mark Strobel, vice president, sales and marketing, Primera Technology,

Creating High Marks
April 1, 2005

Today's thermal transfer printers and materials are keeping up with the ever-escalating demands on package printing. THERMAL TRANSFER PRINTING has been around for years. It's the old reliable when it comes to coding and marking on packaging—printing clean bar codes, lot numbers, and other variable information time after time. But even proven technology has room for improvement, especially in the changing world of packaging. Demands on package performance are rapidly escalating with today's consumer security issues and graphic requirements. And as the capabilities of package printing technology and equipment are enhanced to keep up with changing expectations, so too are thermal transfer printers