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Building 104
Lake Wylie, SC 29710
Phone: 803-831-2099
FAX: 803-831-1490

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Norwood Marking Systems has been at the forefront of innovation since developing the world’s first hot stamp imprinters for the food industry over 45 years ago. Today, Norwood continues as a market leader, designing and manufacturing a range of innovative coding and marking equipment for a wide variety of industrial markets worldwide.

Norwood supplies thermal transfer printers, hot stamp imprinters, embossing printers and Kingsley wire, sleeve and tube marking systems. The company provides printing solutions for customers in the food, beverage, chemical, personal care, pharmaceutical, medical device, electronics, aerospace, military, and other industries.

Norwood Marking Systems, Allen Coding Systems and Kingsley Machine Company are divisions of Illinois Tool Works. Allen and Kingsley report to Norwood.

Picture of Allen Compact's Hot Foil Coder Allen Compact Hot Foil Coder
With a vast range of frame designs, these coders are suitable for installation onto a wide range of packaging and labeling machines.
  • Compact, reliable and robust
  • Exceptionally high print quality
  • A wide range of print areas available
  • Comprehensive range of typeholders

Multi-head thermal transfer printer
ThermalPak™ Model TP 4000
  • Multi-head, multi-lane thermal transfer printing (3-6 heads standard)
  • 4000' ribbon capacity
  • Fixed and/or variable text, graphics and multiple bar code formats including RSS
  • 300 DPI print resolution
  • Up to 4.17" (106mm) x 7.48" (190mm) print area depending on head spacing with print head speeds up to 9.84"/sec
  • Applications: HFFS, blister, thermoforming, over-wrapping, bagging
  • CE Certified
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Picture of the Super speed thermal transfer printer Model 55sst Thermal Express Super speed thermal transfer printer
Model 55sst Thermal Express
  • Continuous or intermittent-motion programmable thermal transfer printer
  • Quickest conversion from intermittent to continuous-motion operation
  • Patented ribbon management system
  • 300 DPI print resolution
  • Prints directly on flexible packaging, labels, bags, overwraps & more

Allen Super Compact Hot Foil Coder
Online Hot Foil Coders for the Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Chemical Industries.
  • Low foil warning, which can be set to individual requirements
  • Foil run-out warning, allowing foil replacement to be immediate, minimizing downtime. This feature can be connected to the parent machine ensuring no products pass uncoded
  • Low temperature and thermo couple failure warnings inhibit the coder until the correct temperature is reached or fault rectified
  • Variable temperature control to suit the application - set quickly and easily
  • Self check diagnostic software
  • Left and right hand models are available giving extra installation flexibility
  • Its reliable high speed operation reaches speeds of up to 800 prints per minute
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Picture of Multi-head intermittent-motion imprinting systems for use on multi-lane packaging and production lines Multi-head intermittent-motion imprinting systems for use on multi-lane packaging and production lines
Model MVP
  • Cam operation delivers uniform pressure ensuring high-quality imprints
  • Consistent quality ribbon, type, and parts -Norwood manufactures and stocks to ensure prompt delivery
  • Economical... pennies per thousand imprints
  • Equipment can be used in-line with packaging and conveying equipment or off-line for manual and semi-automatic operations

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