SIPA Berchi of Veneto, Italy, manufacturer of stretch blow moulding machines for the production of PET bottles, has successfully installed a SIPA SincroBloc system for the Cargill Company in Spain which produces and packages edible oils. The machine will create lightweight PET bottles for its oil products brands such as Primadonna.
Techno-Pak will be showcasing an entry-level, semi-automatic fill weigh doser machine. The modular fill weigh doser can fill pre-made bags, pouches, jars, tubs, containers and trays. With a fully programmable touch screen interface, the machine can weigh powder and granular products from 10 to 3000 g.
Linco Food Systems is an Australian-owned company that provides food and non-food packaging and processing solutions. The company will be exhibiting an innovative packaging line consisting of a Mecapack S3000DPL tray sealing machine using Cryovac Mirabella film and trays, in conjunction with a combined vision and robotic pick-and-place system for loading products into trays. The line will be complemented by an Espera weigh price labeller with C-wrap labelling functionality.
The X45 is a compact conveyor platform which offers easy integration with machines and space-efficient filling, production and packaging lines. The compact boundary dimensions and the ability to run in bends allow new opportunities to automate sophisticated flows in a simpler way than before. The X45 conveyor runs very smoothly, which is crucial, for example, in transporting standing vials in the pharmaceutical industry.
The Emmeci Elettronica Easy-Charge is an automatic loader for adhesive granules that is suitable for most common brands of hot melt systems.
The robag 3c vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) bagger with packaging speeds of up to 150 bags per minute accommodates a wide range of bag sizes and formats and enables rapid former changes with ‘auto connect’ and ‘unload assist’ features. Product seal detection and back seal bar design accurately detect film type and measure seal integrity.
Marefa manufactures bottle-filling equipment and related accessories. The company’s products include filling machines, capping machines, labelling systems, conveyor systems and bottle-rinsing machines.
The ZC1 integrated solution optimises the weigher-packaging machine combination by making the most of the Series C1 multihead weigher and the Zenith model vertical packaging machine.
US coffee manufacturer Apfells Fine Coffees has been able to boost productivity, improve set-up times and reduce its environmental impact with the installation of the tna robag vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) baggers. The systems, which bag coffee, cocoa and a range of other powders, have been integrated into Apfells’ existing production process to deliver high performance at low maintenance.
The Super Seal Touch induction cap sealer with the all-in-one universal sealing head is specifically engineered to help packagers achieve a good seal. Its design simplifies set-up to ensure operators correctly position the sealing head across the entire range of cap sizes to be sealed.
The IlaPak Vegatronic VT2000 OF is a vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) machine with an open-frame design which allows for ease of set up, maintenance and cleaning. The open-frame concept provides a high standard of hygiene, sanitation facilities, accessibility and ease of unrestricted monitoring of operations. It is suitable for a range of different bag styles.
Ocme, from Parma, Italy, has successfully installed OCME Altair and OCME Orion packaging machinery for the William Grant distillery in Scotland.
The Kosme Synchroblock is a cost-efficient monobloc comprising a blow moulder and a filler. Suitable for ratings of up to 8000 containers an hour, the machine combines Kosme’s stretch blow-moulding technology to its filling technology, without having to use any air conveyors. This provides the users with advantages including: reduced operating costs, energy and water consumption; improved layout; and reduced change-over times and maintenance costs. The machine can be used for products such as soft drinks, still water and beer.
The sanitary construction of the Econocorp horizontal cartoner makes it suitable for food applications. The machine automatically forms cartons and automatically loads the product, and it has a stainless steel frame and perimeter guarding.
OCME has completed the installation and commissioning of its Vega and Altair packaging machines for the Bluetongue Brewery that was recently opened in Warnervale, approximately 95 km north of Sydney.