Food Industry Packaging, Marking & Coding

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Marking and Coding Solutions for Production, Processing, and Packaging in the Food Industry

Are you in the food production, processing, or packaging industry? Do you need a solution for printing lot codes, expiration dates and other identification information directly onto your food packaging? Do you print on a variety of materials including plastic, glass, metal, & cardboard? Are your products an assortment of small, odd shaped, uneven, and already filled packaging? Are you current with state and federal regulations? Do you need a high quality & long-lasting handheld or inline printing solution?

Our products are simple enough for a startup and robust enough for fortune 500 companies that demand broad ranges of unique features. Used throughout the food industry from small batch and craft companies to global leaders. AMI’s products are sold in over 100 countries worldwide.

AMI’s industry unique handheld and inline inkjet printers contain the flexibility you’ve been looking for! They are lightweight and mobile, customizable, and ergonomic for right & left handed users. Our cartridge based line of handheld and inline printing solutions are packed with power and precision.

TheĀ  perfect solutions for repackaging, backup to inline, pilot facilities, test batches, environments with many different SKUs & reprinting miscoded products- these printers are ideal for facilities where reworking is necessary. What wasn’t possible before, is now made easy with the AMI handheld line.

Completely Customizable, User Friendly, High Resolution

  • Imprints for all of our printers are completely customizable. No matter what state you are in or regulation you need to meet our printers are the perfect solution.
  • Increase speed, accuracy and efficiency in any environment with our user friendly and light weight equipment.
  • Don’t ruin your beautiful packaging and branding with unsightly and hard to read labels or rubber stamps. Our handheld and inline inkjet systems print high resolution graphics, alphanumerics and barcodes directly onto any product surface or shape.

Call or Email Us to Discuss Your Application With an Industry Expert Today!

After 4 decades in the Marking and Coding industry we can guarantee expertise and enthusiasm. With a FREE and concise consultation, we will guide you to an inkjet solution that is customized for you!


Our handheld and inline inkjet equipment are the maintenance-free and customizable printers that your company needs to print variable data onto your food packaging.

Keeping up with strict regulations surrounding food processing is paramount. The life of your business and safety of the consumer depends on accurate marking and coding. After 40+ years in the marking and coding industry we understand the demands and variations in production environments and packaging materials. We will help you solve your challenges and guide you to a long-lasting solution.

We know food production facilities vary in temperature and moisture and call for adaptable equipment and inks. From mobile handheld to high speed inline as well as completely waterproof units we have you covered! Mandates for cleanliness require rigorous cleaning processes. Check out our inline IP65 Washdown Units that have protective housing for daily deep cleans as well as dust protection.

No matter what type of packaging you have, we can help increase the speed, accuracy, and efficiency of your operation. Start maximizing your production today by giving us a call for a FREE consultation.

  • Animal Feeds
  • Baked Goods
  • Candy & Confectionery
  • Condiments
  • Cereals & Granolas
  • CBD & Cannabis Edibles
  • Crystals
  • Frozen Foods
  • Prepared Foods
  • Packaged Foods
  • Dairy Products
  • Eggs
  • Fish & Seafood
  • Fruits
  • Grains
  • Infused Food
  • Meat
  • Nuts & Nut Butters
  • Produce
  • Pet Foods
  • Poultry
  • Salty Snacks
  • Vegetables

Imprints for all of our printers are completely customizable. No matter what state you are in, or regulations you need to meet, our printers are the perfect solution.

Quickly and easily change required information any time you need to adjust/update your marking and coding.

Required Marking and Coding May Include:

  • 128 Barcodes
  • 1D & 2D Barcodes
  • Additives
  • Allergens
  • Alphanumeric Text
  • Batch Codes
  • Best Before Dates
  • Best By Dates
  • Expiration Dates
  • Expiry Dates
  • Fact Panel & Warnings
  • Freeze By Dates
  • GS1-128 Barcodes
  • Graphics
  • Ingredients
  • Live Dates & Times
  • Lot Codes
  • Manufacture Dates
  • Net Weight & Quantity
  • Nutritional Facts
  • Sell By Dates
  • Serving Size
  • Servings Per Container
  • Shift Codes
  • Track & Trace Information
  • UPC-A Barcodes
  • Use By Dates

Typical Types Of Food Industry Packaging:

  • Aluminum
  • Bags
  • Blister Packs
  • Buckets
  • Cans
  • Caps
  • Cartons
  • Cases
  • Chipboard
  • Chub Packs
  • Clam Shells
  • Clay Coated
  • Corrugated Can Trays
  • Cryovac Bags
  • Cups
  • Display Boxes
  • Drums
  • Egg Cartons
  • Primary Packaging
  • Fiberboard
  • Flexible Packaging
  • Flip Top Boxes
  • Foil
  • HDPE
  • LDPE
  • Labels
  • Lids
  • Liquid Containers
  • Mat Board
  • PET
  • Pallets
  • Pouches
  • Pulp
  • Rigid Plastic Trays
  • Sachets
  • Secondary Packaging
  • Shrink Film
  • Sleeves
  • Slider Boxes
  • Spouted Foil Stand Up Pouches
  • Stretch Wrap
  • Tertiary Packaging
  • Tetra Pak
  • Tins
  • Tubs
  • UV Cardboard
  • Vacuum/Shrink Film
  • Wide Mouth Jars
  • Wraps

Unique Features Equal Unique Benefits for Marking and Coding on Food Products

Print on Any Surface

Easily switch between water-based inks, solvent-based inks, varying ink colors within the same unit, as well as specialty security inks for durable and crisp imprints in any environment on any surface.

Regulatory Compliance

Our flexible printers give you the ability to keep up with constantly evolving state and federal regulatory requirements within the Food Industry.

Visibility & Control

Improve inventory management and product identification by making sure every piece of inventory is properly marked with clear, durable and accurate text, graphics, and barcodes.

Highly Mobile

Many of our printers are 100% mobile thanks to our lightweight handheld design, HP cartridge-based technology and rechargeable battery operation.

Scan Convert Print

SCAN any barcode with your handheld scanner, match information in your database, convert the data and seamlessly send data via bluetooth or USB to our handheld and inline printers to print in barcode, 2D code or human readable form.

Increase Productivity

Improve staff speed and productivity with direct to surface marking, along with lightweight, portable, ergonomic design and durable construction.


Contact us and we will help you select the printer and ink that suits your application.


Print directly onto any plastic surface with AMI’s quick drying ink options. Switch between an assortment of ink colors within the same unit to print onto light and dark color plastics.


Print durable codes directly onto a variety of colors of glass with light and dark ink options. Contact us and we will help you select the printer and ink that is best suited to your application.


Metal and foil packaging comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures, which is no problem our selection of handheld and inline products. They can accommodate them all!


Need to print on cardboard? We have a solution for you! Our selection of handheld and inline machines can print quickly and accurately on all of your cardboard packaging- no matter the shape or size.

Recommended Models for the Food Industry

jetStamp MP Series

jetStamp MP Series

Flexibility on the go. Gain speed and efficiency with the Reiner jetStamp MP Series. The only handheld printers with the ability to print on to small, curved, & uneven packaging.

jetStamp graphic 970

jetStamp graphic 970

The jetStamp Graphic 970 is one of the most advanced marking and coding tools available. It sets the standard in terms of flexibility, reliability, and efficiency.

jetStamp 1025

jetStamp 1025

With the click of a button, the AMI/Reiner JetStamp 1025 is the most flexible and function packed handheld printer ever brought to market.

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