Contract packer Universal Flexible Packaging says the reliability and simplicity of the Linx CJ400 continuous ink jet printer is helping it meet the increasingly exacting demands of its customers. Universal Flexible Packaging produces high-end bag-in-box confectionery products which then go into a shipping carton. The print onto filled preformed pouches while the pouch is passing through a sealer. They also code onto inner and outer boxes on a semi-automatic line and onto secondary packaging, where the coder is placed on the out-feed of a case taper. The versatility of the Linx CJ400 can also code onto plastic tubs, bottles, buckets and all manner of shapes and sizes. Using Linx Black versatile mixed-base ink T583, the CJ400 copes easily with coding onto the varnished card of high-value packs, where ink adhesion can be an issue. The machine’s clean operation is also important in a hygienic environment. The compact foot print and ease of operation were also important, and user interface is very easy to use. Service modules are quick and easy to change.