Lasers are used to apply small character codes (lot codes and batch numbers, dates etc) and other alphanumeric information to packaged goods such as food stuffs and beverages, personal and household care products and pharmaceuticals.
They typically complete with continuous ink jet printers.
The ICON is a specialist small character coding laser. Other Macsa lasers used for marking include the K series CO2 lasers and the FLASER specialised film and foil fiber lasers.