The winners of the inaugural Technology Excellence Awards at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 23–25; Las Vegas Convention Center), owned and produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, are Berry Global, TECMA ARIES, Sleever International, UltraSource LLC and Belco Packaging Systems.

After months narrowing down over 100 qualified entries, two days of onsite voting allowed PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO attendees to be the ultimate judge of the most innovative new technologies at the show.

The UltraSource Matrix Ultra Labeler is an innovative and unique film labeling machine that provides high speed and accurate performance in a portable and affordable design. The Matrix Ultra Labeler quickly and accurately applies labels to the top film on a horizontal rollstock form/fill/seal machine. Standard film labelers are stationary and require expensive mounting brackets. 

Matrix Ultra Labeler advantages are:

  • 40 to 60% savings over conventional mounted labeling systems
  • Portability for use on multiple machines and applications
  • Small footprint provides functionality in limited and low clearance environments
  • US Patented 

Additional features:

  • Ideal for labeling direct to the film on a rollstock machine
  • User-friendly touch screen controls
  • Designed and built by UltraSource in the USA
  • NEMA 4 washdown rated for dependability and hygiene

Dimensions: - 80.5" H X 53" L X 35" D; Maximum Label Roll Diameter 14.5"; Maximum Label Width 420 mm

“This is the biggest PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in history and the biggest packaging event in the world this year, making this a truly outstanding accomplishment for these winners in their respective categories,” says Laura Thompson, vice president, trade shows, PMMI. “We are proud to continue to convene the best the industry has to offer and look forward to the Technology Excellence Awards growing stronger each year.”

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