Inspection and Verification – Container Code Inspection

Food, Beverage & Pharmaceutical Products Container Code Inspection

Food, beverage, and pharmaceutical manufacturers must ensure that their products are labeled correctly or they could face customer complaints, consumer health issues, or costly recalls.

Matrix Technologies has developed a sophisticated solution to address these concerns in multiple types of labeling applications. Our solution provides improved regulatory compliance and traceability:

  • Bright code, UPC, and label application inspection in a single unit;
  • A graphical user interface that provides real time statistics and data logging;
  • Coordinated PLC-based control for traceability data.

Bright stacking requirements present challenges to inspection systems:

  • Match right label to right product
  • Detect misapplied, missing, or mismatched labels
  • Eliminate false rejects
  • Reject only the individual failed items

More than a stand-alone inspection machine:

  • Corporate ERP connectivity relates bright code to UPC code
  • System database hold bright code parameters and failed inspection results
  • Setup mode reads master UPC code and downloads bright code parameters
  • Easily create new bright code parameters and update relationship to UPC code
  • Configure multiple machines from central location
  • Designed for high temperature environments
  • Inspects wide range of product sizes
  • Small footprint

Solution specifications:

  • High speed – over 1,000 inspections per minute
  • Cognex Insight 5600 Vision Sensor
  • Rockwell Automation Compact Logix
  • High Speed UPC Barcode Scanner
  • High Speed Fiber Optic Sensor
  • High Speed Reject Mechanism
  • Industrial Computer, Display, Keyboard
  • Industrial Ethernet Switch
  • Horizontal or Vertical Inspection

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Les Haman, Matrix Technologies


Les Haman

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