Canadian Packaging

Domino helps manage 100s of Rex Pak SKUs – see the VIDEO

Rex Pak Limited manages hundreds of SKUs with precise combination of Domino Technologies via intricate partnership.


February 23, 2016
by Canadian Packaging staff

GURNEE, Ill—Rex Pak Limited— Canada’s leading dry food blending and packaging co-manufacturer specializing in manual, semi-automatic and automatic packing—has 32 production lines and manages hundreds of stock keeping units (SKUs) in their Toronto-based facility.

Rex Pak has partnered with Domino to develop a highly sophisticated system for coding and marking hundreds of SKUs to accommodate their wide range of clientele within the food industry.

“One of the biggest challenges we have with managing hundreds of SKUs is fitting them all into production,” says Rex Pak Technical Services Matthew Perfetti. “Using the Domino equipment allows us to roll it around from machine to machine and complete the job for us.”

Rex Pak employs an impressive arrangement of technology to facilitate production identification and digital printing solutions within their custom designed FDA-inspected, CFIA-approved building including: Domino’s A-series Inkjet, D-series Laser, S-series Laser, G-series Thermal Inkjet and C-Series Large Character Inkjet.

This complex partnership grows more intricate with the success of Rex Pak and the ever-changing supply chain standards of the food industry. “We went with Domino because of the reliability of the equipment,” says Rex Pak vice-president of manufacturing Devin Sabatini. “We just placed an order for two more inkjets and one case coder … their [Domino’s] equipment has managed to stay cutting edge after all these years.”

Watch the following video for a close look inside the Rex Pak facility, plus learn more about why Perfetti says, “Our customers rely on us, and we rely on Domino!”

About Rex Pak:
With over 35 years in the food industry, Rex Pak Limited is Canada’s leading dry food blending and packaging co-manufacturer specializing in gourmet items, unique candy, flavored rice’s and pastas. Rex Pak’s state-of-the-art facility is 100,000 square feet and has been granted the highest possible license by Agriculture Canada. The Rex Pak facility has 32 production lines and a computerized quality control and warehouse division. To learn more about Rex Pak visit www.rexpak.com.

About Domino:
As the leading business within Domino Printing Sciences plc, Domino is an autonomous division within Brother Industries. Founded in 1978, Domino has established a global reputation for the development and manufacture of coding, marking, printing technologies, aftermarket products and customer service. Today Domino offers a portfolio of end-to-end coding solutions designed to satisfy the compliance and productivity requirements of manufacturers including inkjet, laser, print and apply and thermal transfer overprinting technologies for application of variable and authentication data, bar codes and unique traceability codes onto product and packaging across many industrial sectors including food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial. Domino employs 2,600 people worldwide working with more than 120 countries through a global network of 25 subsidiary offices and over 200 distributors. Domino has manufacturing facilities in China, Germany, India, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and U.S. For further information, please visit www.domino-printing.com.






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