Plastic

Get crisp, clear marks without sacrificing speed. Matthews offers the widest range of marking technologies and non-porous fast-dry inks available for plastic packaging and product manufacturers.

Marking and coding solutions for plastic

Matthews Marking Systems offers the widest range of marking technologies available for plastic packaging and product manufacturers, including drop-on-demand (DOD), thermal inkjet, and laser.   Our years of experience in the plastic industry allow us to understand the challenges you are facing, and present you with proven solutions, minimizing your risk. Thanks to our wide variety of fast-drying non-porous inks in a rainbow of colors, you can get a quality mark, whether you’re printing simple date, time, and lot codes or higher resolution logos and graphics.

Substrates and Applications Include:

  • Pipe
  • Thin and Rigid Film
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Plastic Clamshells
  • Plastic Pouches
  • Building Products
  • 2D Codes
  • Product Identification
  • Lot, Batch, and ID Coding
  • Branding
1
Quality at high speed.

Whether working with laser or inkjet, our systems provide precise marks at high speeds to keep your products in compliance and looking their best while reducing the need for waste or re-work.

2
Lower costs.

Reduce the downtime and costs associated with maintenance and ink. Our systems are low-maintenance, and our exclusive bulk ink options give you more marks for less, to keep your line and employees working longer without interruption.

3
High-adhesion inks.

No matter what you’re printing on, our in-house engineering team are experts at finding the right ink for every substrate, including fast-dry options to keep your line moving at high speeds.

Plastic Marking and Coding Video

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Global plastics manufacturer uses MPERIA® to automate customer-specific coding, reducing errors, labor, and consumables costs
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