Domino shows M230I print and apply corner wrap

Pharma moves toward smart packaging

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The Domino stand at CPhI India organized by UBM in Greater Noida. Photo PSA
The Domino stand at CPhI India organized by UBM in Greater Noida. Photo PSA

At CPhI and P-MEC India organized by UBM for the pharmaceutical industry, Domino displayed its latest coding solutions for product identification, serialization, and aggregation for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Domino showed its print and apply corner wrap machine – the M230I – for the first time in India at the event. The company also displayed its D620I CO2 laser coder. The D620I has higher coding speed and works effectively on hard substrates such as hardened glass, metals as well as soft substrates such as plastic and paper. Domino also displayed the V230I digital thermal transfer coding and thermal inkjet printers used for printing on cartons.

The M230I was the standout product at the Domino stand during the event. The newly introduced machine incorporates the latest i-Tech features and its flexible yet hard-wearing unit comes with an automated print and apply Tamp solution that has the ability to handle a variety of label sizes. The machine comes with a dual pad design, which ensures accurate label placement and readable print quality. It also features an intuitive touch panel color user interface and the Quickstep software allowing end users to navigate through various functions.

The M230I has a 30% longer ribbon and label capacity of 600 meters. Its tool-free magnetic printhead mounting allows for minimum downtime and comes with an added benefit of a wide range of standard applicators such as Tamp, Blow, Wipe and corner wrap. “We have shown this machine for the first time to the Indian market. Among the other solutions available at the stand, some can either be integrated with their machines and others can fulfill their coding and marking requirements. The M230I is the first machine from the M-Series unit to incorporate Domino’s intelligent Technology (i-Tech) features and QuickStep user interface. The machine is designed for secondary and tertiary packaging applications across a wide variety of industry sectors,” a company spokesperson at the stand explained.

“The pharma packaging industry is growing. The demand has risen. With the event moving to the northern region of the country, we expect to interact with more people. It is moving towards smart packaging. As the demand keeps increasing, we have to come up with more products. The price has been an area of concern for us. In order to make sure our products are well received in the market, we need to keep a tab on the price,” he concluded.