Tetra Pak iLine is a high-performance aseptic carton packaging solution that takes line integration and automation technology to a new level due to its process control and information management system.
Multi-Fill has recently sold a MPFSC-120-01 filling machine to a customer in the US who had a very delicate product to fill — jelly cubes. The requirement was for a filling machine that would retain the shape and size of their delicate product after it passed through the system. The jelly cubes are loaded into the low-level infeed hopper and a conveyor belt (with a special finger design) passes the product to the filling head. The food is then measured volumetrically and discharged into trays.
PTL has developed an effective range of continuous melters that have been designed to melt chocolate, compound, cocoa butter, cocoa liquor, butter and various other fats that are currently used within the chocolate, biscuit, snack and dairy industries.
tna has unveiled an automatic inserter, designed to place singular 3D objects into the company’s robag 3 vertical form, fill and seal packaging equipment, eliminating missed inserts and manual labour.
G Mondini has launched the EVO tray sealer. With the Evolution range as its design base, the EVO has a smaller footprint so manufacturers can use their factory space more efficiently.
FR Bradley Ltd has purchased a Packaging Automation tray sealer to cater for a huge increase in demand for its jellied eels.
Sipa of Italy has appointed HBM Plastics Technologies as its sales and service partner in Australia and New Zealand for its range of PET bottle stretch blow moulding machines.
German packaging machine specialist Oystar Gasti is entering the modular age with Combiseptic 81 for filling premade cups being extended to accommodate additional servo-driven dosers, sterilisation units and sealing stations.
The robag3 ttx, also known as the the 'twin configuration', combines two VFFS machines in a compact footprint, lowers utility costs and waste while providing high-performance packaging.
SBC Bottling and Canning S.p.a. of Italy has developed a Unique Hot Fill Technology, which is available via HBM Packaging Technologies. The equipment is specifically designed for products such as juices, isotonics and sport drinks, teas and soups.
Both aluminium and plastic cans can now be resealed by the consumer thanks to the Ball Resealable End.
The Polyflex 8/48 (12/48) from Oystar Hassia claims a reduction in packaging material costs by comparison with conventional packaging processes. The inline sleeve applicator shortens processing cycles, minimising personnel costs, and the high-precision multi-die-cutting tool produces less waste
The robag 3 from tna is a complete accumulation, distribution and packaging system especially designed for the fresh produce market.
Multivac is introducing a range of thermoform machines with an extensive package of innovations. For example, a completely new basic design which simplifies and accelerates the cleaning process - not only for the visible component groups, but also for the internal machinery. Numerous constructive developments and new functions enable a further increase of machine performance, ergonomics and economy. The first model of the range, the high-performance R 535, is available.
The latest feeder from Vibration Systems & Solutions claims to give the best possible accuracy when filling small containers.