CIJ solutions Posts

Coding medicine carton boxes

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Laboratorios Esteve is an international pharmaceutical chemical group that focuses its efforts on innovation and excellence in the health field.

Founded in 1929 by Dr. Antoni Esteve i Subirana, it has established itself as a leading business group in the health field through its activity in two major areas: medicines and the active principles or fine pharmaceutical chemistry.

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Laser coding on pharmaceutical blister

From the Martorelles plant in Barcelona, where the pharmaceutical manufacturing operations are carried out, they required a machine to code the medicines’ boxes: cardboard boxes with a layer of paint neither plastic coatings or special protections . In each case, according to current IMF regulations, a 2D identification code and four lines of text should be performed at a speed of 400 cases per minute and providing at the same time a high-resolution mark.

Labelling on paint cans

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OLIVER + BATLLE is a family-run business with worldwide presence which develops production machines and turnkey plants for the Paints, Inks and Adhesives Industry.

With a total area of 14,000 m2 and an employee workforce of 110 people in its headquarters in Badalona, Spain, OLIVER + BATLLE operates in 4 business areas: shaking, milling, packaging and project engineering, for the full range of medium and high viscosity products manufactured by its customers.

The Macsa ID’s purpose in this project was labelling paint cans with different label formats:

  • Labelling System integration in a production line with a maximum cadence of 40 units per minute depending on the container size.
  • Automatic adjustment system that can label containers of different diameters without manual setting.
  • Labelling cylindrical and conical cans.
  • Automatic positioning system of the container by laser detector.
  • Handle positioning system.
  • Automatic containters dosage and separator.
  • Integration with transport systems.
  • Communication with the machine by Ethernet.

The importance of food traceability

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From 1 January 2005 it became mandatory under European Regulation 178/2002 to include traceability coding on food products.

How to improve industrial marking in the construction sector

Using industrial marking in the construction sector could improve work processes and reduce costs, while increasing the productivity of operators.

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