Inks for Bottle Coding & Marking by Videojet


Substrate material, substrate color, environment, contaminants, dry time,
production line setup are some of the constraints that determine the right ink
needed by beverage manufacturers for their coding/marking needs.

Given the different options and considerations that need to be taken into account
when choosing an ink, beverage manufacturers should leverage the ink expertise
offered by their coding and marking equipment partner. Ink specialists can help
narrow down the selection from hundreds of ink to a select few and provide
troubleshooting assistance on problems that may occur after initial

With over 40 years of ink development experience, Videojet has invested
significant resources to creating leading ink solutions for a vast range of substrates
and applications. Our team of ink chemists, in partnership with our customers,
continuously improve and develop inks that provide value to our customer’s
evolving needs. Videojet’s well established approach routinely results in
overcoming the toughest printing and coding challenges.

Videojet stands ready to help you determine the best coding solution for your

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Videojet inks for coding and marking on bottles and other beverage packaging


Return on investment,
at every stage of the manufacturing cycle

Returnable bottle programs are good for the environment and can save manufacturers money. The right production setup will help ensure a smooth recycling process. And using the right ink will help you keep codes on bottles, yet allow them to come off easily when you want them removed. Read more about the Videojet inks that can increase the efficiency of your returnable bottle program.


Ink expert Frank Xiao talks about the new V420 and V528 inks

In many countries across the globe and within many beverage segments, the use of returnable glass bottles is not an exception, but a rule. Manufacturers who utilize returnable bottles face additional challenges than most beverage companies – printing date/lot codes that can withstand the bottling process, survive the distribution chain and easily be removed when the bottles are returned.


Inks designed for the beverage industry

Videojet has a portfolio of over 340 different inks, making us the right partner to help you find the right ink for your application.

Videojet, in partnership with our customers, has developed the V420 and V528 inks to withstand the challenging conditions faced by beverage producers.

Apart from the tough environments found within beverage plants, the V420 and V528 inks also help ensure that the consumer information coded survive the refrigeration and ice baths bottles are place in at the point of sale.


Selecting the right ink is easy. It just takes 40 years of experience!

Videojet invests significant resources to create the leading range of ink solutions for a vast range of substrates and industry applications. And we have the perfect team to support our client’s evolving needs.