The laser marking system has a proven track record of over 100 installations and operates at production speeds. Marking the bottle with a unique code using the lD Mark makes the individual bottle identifiable. The code typically contains the real time of manufacture and a line code. This information facilitates the resorting of bottles.
Along the value chain of glass production additional benefits apply, for example, the brand protection against counterfeit and the improved management of returnable bottles. Together with the Flex Control Center, forming production data like forming machine settings and sensor data can be stored to an individual container which is the basis for a deeper process understanding and process control.