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In Mould Labelling (IML)

What is In Mould Labelling (IML)?

It is a technology which allows the realization and decoration of directly during the injection stage.

A decorating film is inserted inside the mould before the injection of plastic in the cavity. In the next stage of injection the melted material covers up the film making it a part of the item.

MULTI BOX undertakes this process with fully automized stations: a special robot retrieves the film directly from the storeroom and sets it inside the mould. The stages of extraction of the final good and of the pallettization are also automized.

Why In Mold Labelling (IML)?

  • Because it is an alternative to other decorating techniques such as silk-printing, pad printing, adhesive labels, etc.;
  • Because it guarantees higher quality and accuracy;
  • Because it ensures an indelible decoration;
  • Because it has lower costs;
  • Because it has a higher productivity.

Applications
The reliability of the process and the new techniques of realization of the film have extended the application from packaging to durable goods.
MULTI BOX satisfies the needs of clients in different sectors: 

  • technical: electrical engineering, car industry and electro-medical;
  • merchandising: packaging, stands, gadgets, toys.