Print High-Quality Designs Directly onto Boxes with the Markem-Imaje 5000 Series

In the packaging industry, high-quality printing on boxes is essential for brand visibility and regulatory compliance. Pyrotec PackMark required a robust and versatile printing solution for both porous and non-porous materials. The Markem-Imaje 5000 Series inkjet case coders provided an ideal solution.


The challenge was to achieve clear, high-quality prints of text, logos, graphics, date codes, and scannable barcodes on a variety of box materials while maintaining flexibility and efficiency in production.


The Markem-Imaje 5000 Series offered the following key features:

  1. Versatile Printing Capabilities: Able to print on both porous and non-porous materials, ensuring compatibility with various packaging needs.
  2. High Print Quality: Delivers crisp, high-resolution text, logos, graphics, and barcodes.
  3. Multiple Printheads: Controls up to four printheads with one controller, allowing simultaneous printing on multiple carton sides.
  4. Network Integration: Can be networked with other coders and labelling systems, enhancing overall operational efficiency.
  5. Large Print Area: Supports a maximum print height of 2.56” (65 mm) and print length of 47.25” (1200 mm), accommodating large designs.


Implementation of the Markem-Imaje 5000 Series led to:

  • Improved Print Quality: High-resolution printing enhanced the legibility and visual appeal of packaging.
  • Increased Flexibility: The ability to print on various materials and surfaces streamlined the production process.
  • Enhanced Efficiency: Network integration and multiple printheads reduced downtime and increased throughput.
  • Cost Savings: Reduced need for separate labelling and coding systems, resulting in operational cost savings.

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