Printing on Shrink Wrap
Shrink wrap remains a widely used packaging option, allowing consumers to view the product while protecting it from outside factors such as air or contaminates. When used to bundle products, shrink wrap’s versatility for efficient shipping, storage and display offers advantages over traditional corrugate packaging.
Videojet continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers are non-contact, offering advantages for shrink wrapped packages with oddly shaped or curved edges. Large character inkjet printers offer printheads and inks that enable printing on a wide range of porous and non-porous materials. Videojet print and apply labeling solutions can aid with high contrast bar codes for increased readability.
“In our industry, labeling is key and there is zero tolerance for mislabeling. Especially with regard to food safety, accuracy and good, clear codes for traceability are paramount. We get a nice contrast with the Videojet printers…”
– Plant Manager, Kettle Foods