Labeling & Coding Overview

Panther, along with ID Technology, EPI, Greydon, and Code Tech, are part of ProMach’s Labeling & Coding business line. We integrate industry-leading solutions for labeling automation and label converting within the manufacturing and distribution, integrators and resellers, and e-commerce and logistics industries.

Panther engineers, manufactures, and installs a complete range of labeling automation solutions that help companies eliminate manual and legacy processes to increase throughput and reduce expenses. Whether customers are labeling cartons, pallets, bottles, or bags, our intelligent and integrated labeling automation solutions are ideal for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical device, industrial, and consumer packaged goods applications.

Panther’s print and apply and pre-printed label applicator systems are specially tailored to meet the demanding needs of e-commerce and other fast-moving industries that utilize warehouse, distribution, fulfillment centers, or third-party logistics (3PL) operations.

Click on any of the following solutions for a full tour and product overview of solutions Panther provides:

Label Production Facilities

Our seven label production plants are strategically located in California, Georgia, New Hampshire, Texas, Wisconsin, Edmonton, and Toronto. So we produce and inventory labels closer to you, equating to cost savings on shipping, shorter transport times so you receive the “freshest” possible labels, and a reduction in our overall carbon footprint for a positive impact to the environment.

Our state-of-the-art production provides quality stock and custom labels, no matter your need:

  • Flexographic printing, up to 10 colors
  • Synthetic labels for high technology products or harsh environments
  • High volume production of blank and shell labels
  • Digital labels via HP Indigo systems
  • Hybrid printing – flexographic presses with digital heads
  • Warehouse/barcode labels for variable data and barcodes
  • RFID labels

Visit our label microsite for more information on our label production and design capabilities

ID Technology designs, builds, and installs the most effective labeling and coding solutions for numerous industries and an assortment of operations, ensuring improved throughput and greater efficiencies that equate to a better bottom line for customers. Our full range of integrated labeling automation solutions – from simple semi-automatic equipment to high-speed label printer applicators support a variety of product identification needs within primary and secondary packaging operations.

As a single-source provider of labeling solutions, ID Technology also manufactures and supplies flexographic, digital, blank, and shell labels. Supported by our multiple regional converting facilities across the United States and Canada, we offer fast, responsive service and support so our customers can always operate at peak efficiency.

Learn more at ID Technology's website

EPI engineers and manufactures pressure-sensitive label applicators and label printer applicators that apply primary, secondary, and reclosable labels to numerous types of packaging, including those for the largest consumer snack food and bakery brands in North America.

Whether a standalone application or custom solution, these innovative labeling systems integrate easily with your new or existing bagging or wrapping equipment to apply any type of label to pouches, coffee bags, pillow bags, horizontal/flow packaging, and more. Additionally, our engineered label applicator systems are designed to apply labels to the front, top, and/or bottom of all types of containers and packages, in motion and with conveyors fully integrated.

Learn more at EPI's website

Greydon produces solutions for high-quality printing of content or information directly onto medical devices or pharmaceutical products and packaging. Digital printers, flexographic rotary printers, thermal transfer printers, thermal inkjet printers, and wet ink reciprocating imprinters – in standard or custom options.

Solutions include advanced high-speed digital printing systems for a fully digital workflow to handle multiple SKUs and short production runs inherent in today’s modern packaging lines. With traversing and inline printing capabilities, versatile mounting options, and scalable designs, our solutions can print graphics directly onto packaging substrates and interface with serialization and manufacturing software to ensure complete UDI and DSCSA compliance—compatible with both GS1 and HIBCC standards.

Greydon also provides additional coding solutions including wet ink code daters, reciprocating imprinters, thermal transfer overprinters (TTO), thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers, continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers, and flexographic rotary printers, giving you a wide range of options to address your unique coding challenges.

Learn more at Greydon's website

Code Tech specializes in thermal inkjet (TIJ) printing, Code Tech provides date coding, track and trace, serialization, and anti-counterfeiting solutions for pharmaceutical, medical device, food and beverage, protein, building materials, and consumer product industries.

Code Tech printers feature a single disposable cartridge with printheads built directly into the cartridge for an all-in-one solution that can run both solvent-based and water-based inks. These utilized inks can be powered by either HP® or Funai Electric inkjet technology, with UV readable, UV curable, and food-grade options available.

From printing dates onto metal cans and batch codes onto plastic sleeves to printing entire ingredient declarations onto polybags, our solutions print both large and small characters cleanly on virtually any substrate with minimal mess, maintenance, and downtime while achieving high speeds and resolution. This versatility allows for simplified integration with other packaging machinery such as conveyors, baggers, wrappers, cartoners, tapers, and more.

Learn more at Code Tech's website