Press Release Summary:
Consumer-blinded labeling system orients, prints on, and visually inspects vials and bottles at speeds up to 500-600 vials per minute with 99.95% accuracy. System is designed to adapt to changes in vile size. Consumer-blinded labeling of two-dimensional ultraviolet/visible bar codes offers invisible tracking from manufacturing site to packaging site, elimination of extensive manual tracking procedures, salable code, and built-in correction in code.
Original Press Release:
Morrison Timing Screw Company Introduces New High Speed Consumer-Blinded Labeling System For Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Markets
Morrison Timing Screw Company Introduces New High
Speed Consumer-Blinded Labeling System For
Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Markets
Glenwood, Illinois - MORRISON TIMING SCREW COMPANY (MTS) has developed a new consumer-blinded labeling system that orients vials and bottles, prints and visually inspects them at
speeds up to 500-600 vials per minute with 99.95% accuracy. This NEW system achieves the stability necessary for high levels of both speed and accuracy.
A combination of material handling and software development expertise, this new system is the result of a collaborative effort between Morrison Timing Screw (MTS) Company (Glenwood, IL) and Systech (Cranbury, NJ). MTS designed, manufactured and assembled the material-handling portion of the system including
unscrambling, feeding, spacing and rejection, as well as the interface with the coding and scanning equipment. The system is also designed for ease of changeover of sizes. Systech provided the software and electronics for scanning and discarding rejects. The MTS-Systech system accepts the bottles or vials
from random access, orients them, brings them to a specific pitch, and holds them at a standstill so there is absolutely no vibration or movement. "Because of the size and accuracy needed for consumer-blinded codes, any vibration whatsoever is unacceptable. The MTS system presents the bottles at the right pitch under the ink jet for coding and continuing under the scanner to make sure the codes are on correctly, and on all vials. Additionally, Morrison Timing Screw's system aligns the bottles with precision for scanning after printing," said Nick Wilson, president of Morrison Timing Screw Company.
Consumer-blinded labeling of two-dimensional ultraviolet/visible bar codes offer pharmaceutical and healthcare manufacturers advantages such as; invisible tracking from manufacturing site to packaging site, elimination of extensive manual tracking procedures, additional embedded data over traditional methods, salable code that allows this labeling to be used on anything, and built-in correction in code.