Print & Apply Label Applicator Systems

Labels are an essential part of modern product packaging as manufacturers continue to increase the variable information of products. Companies use them to communicate product information, consumers read them to understand important product specifics, and retailers rely on label barcodes to maintain inventory counts and complete the sales process. In addition to these uses, labels are necessary for compliance with the various federal/state regulations and supply chain policies that require specific products to bear essential information. 

To satisfy legal requirements, comply with supply chain policies, and maintain transactional efficiency, companies across the manufacturing world often utilize print and apply label applicator systems to outfit their products with the required information.

How Print and Apply Label Applicator Systems Can Improve Your Operation 

Print-and-apply label machines (PALM) provide users with the ability to streamline the labeling process. PALM systems perform two major functions:

  1. Print individual adhesive labels.
  2. Apply the adhesive labels to passing products on a production line through the use of an applicator arm or tamping device.

A PALM system can perform these two functions at high speeds with reliable accuracy. Due to the wide variety of applicator technologies on the market, PALM systems are also capable of applying labels to surfaces of materials that greatly differ in substrate, including:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Pallets
  • Shrinkwrap
  • Flexible pouches

By using a PALM system to label products, companies benefit from:

  • Improved Efficiency: Automated labeling takes substantially less time to complete than hand-labeling. Further, it allows workers who were previously tasked with hand-labeling to focus on other important duties (three 2x3-inch labels every second, or two 4x6 labels every second).
  • Fewer Errors: Manual labeling inherently comes with a risk of human error (i.e., label choice and placement). Automated systems standardize the labeling process and reduce the risk of errors.
  • Maximized Uptime: Hand labeling is a time-consuming process that comes with a high risk of error. As such, labeling times can often run longer than anticipated, which can lead to delays in other parts of the production process. With a PALM system, companies can accelerate the labeling process, creating higher levels of efficiency overall. 

To help companies utilize these benefits, InkJet, Inc. offers Evolabel® print and apply labelers. Below, we profile some of the Evolabel’s important features and explain how this machine can improve your operation.

The Evolabel System and Its Benefits

Evolabel print and apply labelers are electric driven intuitive and versatile PALM systems that are perfect for secondary and/or tertiary packaging applications.

Coding Technology

Operating Method

System Options

Maximum Resolution and Print Height

Maximum Marking Speed

Cost Factors

Print-and-Apply Label Machine

Auto-prints and applies labels to passing materials


300 DPI (height varies by printer model)

60 m/min

High unit cost, moderate consumable cost

Offering full integration and built with easy-to-use label creation software, Evolabel PALM systems provide users with the ability to apply labels at industrial speeds up to 95 m/min. With these capabilities, companies can easily achieve code compliance by outfitting their labels with essential information like:

  • Machine-scannable barcodes
  • Best before dates/packaging dates
  • Lot numbers/batch codes/serial numbers
  • Ingredient lists
  • Manufacturer title and location
  • Product weight
  • Directions for use

With these inclusions, companies of all industries can follow the labeling guidelines set by supply chain partners and government agencies. Further, Evolabel systems are able to use chemical-resistant paper and produce A-grade barcodes, allowing companies to meet even the strictest regulations. 

Evolabel systems are compatible with three different printer modules:

InkJet, Inc. offers numerous Evolabel applicators to fulfill diverse packaging requirements. Available applicators include

Evolabel users can also easily apply labels to large bags of goods like flour, feed, and grains. 
Other important Evolabel specs include:


Ethernet OR EXT 1 (RS-232)

Minimum label size (WxL):

  • D43: 30x20 mm
  • T43: 30x20 mm
  • T63: 115x20 mm

Maximum label size (WxL):

  • D43: 118x240 mm
  • T43: 118x240 mm
  • T63: 176x240 mm

Power supply:

DC input: 24 VDC / 4.0 A

Surrounding temperature (operation):

+5°C to +40°C / +41°F to +104°F

Surrounding humidity:

20 to 85%

Searching for Print and Apply Label Applicator Systems? InkJet, Inc. Can Help

PALM systems like the Evolabel print and apply labeler enable companies to improve their operations by streamlining the packaging process. To get the most out of these systems, users should be able to rely on high-level customer support from their vendor. Unfortunately, vendors in this industry can be hard to reach.

At Inkjet, Inc., we pride ourselves on our dedication to client advocacy, customer support, and expert guidance on using all printing solutions we sell. Not only will you get the assistance you need to get up and running with your Evolabel system, but we make it a point to be easily reachable over the phone or email, with prompt responses and quick resolutions to any query or complaint.

If you’re interested in integrating a PALM system into your production line, contact InkJet, Inc. today to get started. 

To find the perfect print and apply label applicator systems for your operation, contact InkJet, Inc. online today or call 1(800) 280-3245.