Custom engineering and manufacturing of specialist machinery and turn-key solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industry sectors is an area where Apex has a track record of success at the leading edge of development. Our ability to provide solutions for critical components where accuracy, repeatability, and quality are paramount has placed Apex as a first choice supplier for many household names in the industry for many years.
We routinely provide turn-key systems in this market area, working together with major suppliers in the fields of plastic injection moulding, complex parts assembly systems, vision systems and others as appropriate to provide the ideal solutions for our customers. We have a dedicated department providing IQ, PQ and OQ support for our customers so we are able to interface and assist with project developments at all stages. Typically our involvement with projects may commence at the planning and design stages, where we are often able to provide input regarding suitability of parts for handling and printing. We regularly conduct trials for customers to assess the suitability of parts and materials for compliance with the printing, marking or decoration methods that may be envisaged.
Our corporate aim is to work with customers in this industry area as long-term partners, acting not only as a machinery solutions provider but also as a development arm to assist with projects where our expertise is relevant.
Advances in Inkjet head technology have now reached the level where direct to product, single pass, full color, inkjet printing has become a realistic and viable option for 24/7 industrial production processes. The design on demand capability of a digital printing system is well suited for situations where short production runs and frequent design changes are required, as well as in situations where individual product coding or differentiation may be needed.
Apex Machine is able to offer some exciting new options for the handling and printing of various different substrates and product geometries. A variety of machine types and handling systems are available and these can be configured for full color CMYK printing, with the option of a white base coat where required. Most machine types can additionally be configured with standard Dry Offset, Flexapex and/or Hot Foiling stations where required.
Further possibilities exist for addition of digital printing stations into existing Apex printing machines in the field to accomplish tasks like product serialisation, barcoding or additional decorating, providing new capabilities and flexibility to meet changing production requirements.
Apex Machine, in partnership with Sharp Packaging Systems, a world leading manufacturer of pre-opened EZ-Bags® and bagging machinery, can now offer these state of the art automatic bagging machines as a turn-key integrated option with printing lines when required. Apex will also supply and service requirements for stand-alone applications for the baggers and can additionally provide CE compliant versions of the most popular auto bagging machine models for the European market.
These bagging machines set a new standard for bagging operations. Now, mail order fulfilment can have individualized addresses on their bags. Clean room environments can accomplish bagging operations on site. Short-run and long-run production firms can set up bagging operations to suit their many needs. With their low cost and cost reduction features, absolutely anyone can benefit from the unique features of these machines.
Apex is owned and operated by leaders who are committed to providing the printing industry with a solid foundation of highly trained personnel serving every facet of industrial printing systems, custom printing systems, and on-product printing, marking, and decorating equipment.
We can work with you on a new product development that requires printing. We can also review your current labelling or printing processes and make recommendations on cost reduction, increased quality, speed and production efficiency.
We invite you to browse through our site - please feel free to contact us with any questions, we are always pleased to assist.
The Apex Team Apex Machine Company's people are our greatest asset. Many of our employees have been with Apex for 15 years or more and we are all well versed in our areas of expertise.
This stability and depth of experience means our team members know our equipment and our customers. We are ready, willing, and able to assist you with any issue, be it a new machine sale, spare parts, service requirements, engineering, or financially related.