Market leading case labelling systems that remove downtime and save money.

Case labelling innovation that manufacturers can rely on

Adaptable and intelligent, Cobalt Case Labelling systems (TUC) cater for bar-code labelling of cases via side, top, front, bottom and two adjacent sides.

The modularity designed in our systems ensures both natural adaptation and upgrade opportunities guaranteeing a Cobalt Case Labelling solution that meets your packing lines needs both today and in the future.

If you require different information on labels applied to the same case, then speak to us. This is just one of a range of innovative capabilities the new Nexus 20 case labelling technology provides.

Designed in consultation with production management from leading manufacturers, our systems have been developed to maximise uptime/OEE with the lowest cost of ownership.

To see why leading manufacturers work with Cobalt and how our case labelling systems can help you, why not watch our videos below.

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The support and expertise received from Cobalt has always been excellent.
Jamie McGregor, Production Director at Essential Cuisine, Cheshire

NEXUS 20 Dual Action Case Printer Applicator with Integral Conveyor

Flexible Dual Labelling system set to impact manufacturing

We are delighted to unveil a unique real-time print and apply application that delivers the functionality the market has been asking for.

The Dual Action Case Printer application allows selectable real-time print and apply of labels to the front, side or front and side of corrugated cardboard cases. Labels are applied with identical or different label content. Database driven auto configuration is available for quick changeover, removing the responsibility from operators. This is a solution that provides manufacturers with both flexibility and complete peace of mind.

The application does not require conveyor synchronisation delivering a low cost of ownership and high ROI, complemented by an industry best 3-year warranty.

Features Benefits
Front, Side or Front & Side application Negates need for corner wrap labelling to obtain an image on 2 adjacent sides.

Application switch via HMI or optional recipe Control the label configuration to customers needs.

Driven system Quick change over. Automatic change available which can switch between same label 2 sides or different label on 2 sides.

Real time print and apply Facilitates quick change over and removes risk of error.

Industry leading 3 year warranty Resilient by design, low maintenance costs. Fixed price service packs available.


The system caters for different customer ID requirements without the need to change label reels or any additional set up between different batches. For instance, customers can separate logistics from ingredients data, the data controlled in different formats preventing operator error.
James Aston, Technical Solutions Manager, Cobalt Systems

Nexus 20 High Speed Linear Pack Applicator with Sentinel

High Speed, 100 % barcode verification with total peace of mind.

With 100 % barcode verification guaranteed, the new linear pack applicator ensures complete peace of mind for production management.

Labelling at 80 packs a minute, the Nexus 20 Linear applicator, prints and applies labels to the side of shrink wrap packs and cases, verifying and grading every barcode for quality, only applying good labels in the process.

Compliant with GS1 standards, the precise and secure application uses Cobalt Sentinel onboard, an award-winning innovation that can verify barcode quality on print and validate the data is correct on case, pack or pallet post application.

Features Benefits
High-speed non-contact side application >80 products per minute Meets and exceeds most requirements. No contact protects product and Nexus

Cobalt Sentinel Onboard barcode verification & validation 100% barcode quality inspection on print. See degradation ahead of failure for informed production decisions. Validate post application for presence and correctness. Never apply a poor label. 100% peace of mind

Print manager on board Wheel in stand-alone solution. Label designs and database on board negates need for external PC’s/HMI’s

Integrated colour touch screen control 100% validated SSCC labels are applied and in sequence

Optional pallet receipting Simplified control for operators

Industry leading 3-year warranty Resilient by design, low maintenance costs. Fixed price service packs available


We chose Cobalt for their expertise in both data integration and equipment
Paul Clifford, Engineering & Manufacturing Director, Aston Manor
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    Pack Labelling

    Introducing truly marketing leading technology for high-speed shrink-wrapped pack TUC labelling. Best practice underpins our engineering, but it is our partnership approach to customers that has delivered multiple firsts to market. Read More
  • Case Labelling

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  • Pallet Labelling

    Pallet Labelling

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  • Continuous Operation

    Continuous Operation

    Flexible, intelligent and scalable. Introducing the dynamic non-stop TUC labelling systems that keep production lines moving. Delivering an exceptional return on investment for lines needing high-speed, shrink-wrapped pack barcode labelling. Read More
  • Print Engines

    Print Engines

    Mission critical barcode labelling automation requires robust, reliable print engines suited to the environment. Remove up to 85 % of downtime from your operation using interchangeable print engines that can be swapped within 5 minutes. Read More
  • Prime


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