Egg printing and carton coding

Egg graders have increased processing speed and the industry has become more competitive than ever.  Traceability and date coding is critical to industry accountability and and consumer safety.  As leaders in marking and coding, Pak-Tec has a complete offering to ensure egg producers have reliable date codes and maximum uptime.

In addition to marking and coding, we have end-of-line systems to help package and distribute their products.  Egg producers need robust end-of-line packaging equipment to withstand their harsh environments but gentle enough to ensure that eggs are not damaged.  It is a delicate balance but we have the equipment and know-how to do it right!

Egg Carton Date Coding

Hitachi Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) Printer

  • Date coding for egg cartonsStandard integrations and mounting with Moba and Staalkat egg graders
  • Supported by MOBA PackPrint & MOBA Omnia certified communication
  • CIJ Connect software allows you to manage printers on one or all packing lanes from a single PC.
  • Non-porous inks easily accommodate plastic, foam, and pulp cartons
  • Print directly on ink with FDA approved food-grade ink
  • Lowest Total Cost of Ownership to maximize meat packaging operations
  • Nickle-Chromium Print Head and IP-65 rated for washdown environments with caustic cleaners
  • High-speed print – up to 3,173 characters per second and up to 6 lines of code
  • Industry 4.0 Compliant & IoT Compliant

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Printing Direct on Egg

Hitachi Food Grade Printing Solutions 

  • Egg Marking and date codingSpecialized FDA approved food-grade ink
  • Eliminate changeover due to old stampers
  • Low-profile printhead can be configured for 90 degree orientation for the most compact systems

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Case Coding for Bulk Boxes or Distribution Cartons

Foxjet ProSeries & Solo Series Printer

  • Case coding with FOXJETPrint 300DPI barcodes and variable, on-demand product information directly on to master carton
  • Large print height up to 4″ for customized logos, variable codes, product information, and large barcodes
  • Internal heaters for cold packaging environments
  • Perfect for egg facilities who co-pack a large variety of brands

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Secondary Labeling for Distribution Cartons

Print-&-Apply Labeling

Secondary Carton Labeling

  • High-Speed print-and-apply labelers
  • Unique applicators for Corner-wrap, Side, and Top apply applications
  • Custom enclosures with heating systems – perfect for the cold and harsh environments of meat packing facilities
  • All-Electric systems available – Increased flexibility and independence from plant air
  • Integrated redundant systems to eliminate disruptions due to replacing labeling materials

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Pallet Labeling

Print-&-Apply Labeling for Pallets

Logopak Pallet Labeler

  • High-speed, multi-side pallet labelling: up to 240 pallets per hour
  • Apply up to three (3) pallet sides with single system
  • Full enclosure with temperature control to accommodate humid, wet, or freezer conditions
  • Advance 2 way communications and software to support internal database, error diagnosis,
  • Programable for stand-alone solutions or integrate into existing network
  • Integrated scanner for data/print verification
  • Optional RFID

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Egg Case Formers

Heavy-Duty Box Erector and Former

  • Case forming for protein and meat industryVertical hopper with vacuum pick and powered speed rollers
  • Hot melt applicators or tape heads available
  • Powder-coated finish with zinc plating on all wear surfaces (Stainless Steel Model Optional)
  • Fully enclosed safety shields
  • Wide range of protein case styles and box size including heavy duty boxes with reinforced corners
  • Custom builds available

Carton Former and Sealers

Heavy-Duty Fully Automatic with RPC Pass-Through

  • Klippenstein Case Sealer with hot melt glue systemRandom sealer for variable size egg carton boxes and egg flats
  • Hot melt applicators or tape heads available
  • Powder-coated finish with zinc plating on all wear surfaces (Stainless Steel Model Optional)
  • Vertical and Horizontal crank screws for quick change over
  • Spring loaded rollers to compensate for irregular case width
  • Spring loaded compression bars for variable overpack conditions
  • Fully enclosed safety shields
  • Wide range protein case styles including heavy duty boxes with reinforced corners
  • Custom builds available with RPC pass-through

Palletizing Cell with Integrated Stretch Wrapper

Save Floor Space with TopTier Concurrent Stretch Wrapping

  • TopTier palletizing and stretch wrapping systemBottling plants can be crowded places, this concurrent wrapping system saves huge amounts of floor space and lowers overall end-of-line costs
  • The concurrent process, loads are stabilized during the palletizing process.
  • Catagory 3 safety keeps operators safe
  • Cube Technology reduces film use by 30-50%

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Stretch Wrapping Systems

Full range of  semi-automatic and fully-automatic Pallet Wrappers

  • Robopac pallet stretch wrappersSolutions include turn-table, rotary arms, and high-speed orbital wrappers
  • Stainless Steal and Freezer packages available
  • Raised turntables reduce floorspace and reduced hidden areas for contaminants and bacteria
  • Patented Cube Technology reduces stretch film uses by 35-55%
  • Variable pre-stretch and nine (9) programable zones allows for perfect containment – critical for delicate products like eggs
  • Roping feature allow you to stretch wrap with bands to allow for airflow to ensure max freshness

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Robotic Stretch Wrapping

Portable Semi-Automatic S6 Stretch Wrapper

  • Robot S6Perfect solution for egg producers who are currently hand wrapping pallets or who are challenged with limited floor space.
  • Large touchscreen makes it easy for operator to select from 12 different wrap patterns/jobs. This accommodates different products and wrap requirements to ensure each load is secure and you not wasting film or time.
  • Operator guides robot to pallet, attaches film to pallet and hits go.  System automatically wraps pallet using variable height sensor and complete cycle with automated film cutter.
  • Wide range of operating temperatures and optional freezer packages allow optimal performance in packaging houses without climate control.
  • Patented Cube Technology reduces stretch film uses by 35-55%

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