Packaging, labelling & coding > Packaging machinery

Marks & Spencer saves on salad pack

17 September, 2007

In the UK a Waste & Resources Action Program (WRAP) funded project is trialing an innovative way to seal flexible film bags and pouches, which is claimed to save at least 10% of the packaging material used on those products


Vertical form, fill and seal packaging systems

14 September, 2007

tna has introduced the robag3 high-performance vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) packaging system. The robag VVFS system has a high fill rate, good film efficiency and low wastage.


Capping machine

12 September, 2007

The Capson CH-1000 series is a fully automatic capping machine which unscrambles and applies plastic or metal caps to glass, plastic or metal containers. It is built in two configurations: indexed starwheel or inline.


Filler for ready meals and prepared salads

12 September, 2007

The MPFMP-060 semi-automatic pocket filler dispenses clean, accurate portions of a wide range of difficult-to-fill products, such as cooked rice or pastas, cut vegetables and fruit, prepared salads, cereal, seafood and shredded meats into a variety of containers including trays, cups, plates, jars and pouches.


Bottling soft drinks in PET

10 August, 2007

The KHS Innofill DRV is a filling system especially developed for the filling of soft drinks in PET bottles. Several versions of the Innofill DRV are available that are entirely oriented towards the product range to be filled by each beverage operation. From the 0.1 L PET bottle up to the 5 L size, this filler is capable of processing all bottle sizes and shapes. The maximum filling capacity of the Innofill DRV is 80,000 bottles/h.


Low-cost filler for ready meals and prepared salads

10 August, 2007

Multi-Fill of Utah USA specialise in the manufacture of semi-automatic and automatic volumetric fillers for the home meal replacement and convenience foods industries and are represented in Oceania by HBM Packaging Technologies.


Spherical gum pack and sleeve

06 August, 2007

Sleever International has provided a labelling answer for a new Cadbury chewing gum


Benefits of bulk aseptic packaging recognised

20 June, 2007

Philip E Nelson, president of the Institute of Food Technologists in 2002 and food science professor at Purdue University, has been recognised as the 2007 recipient of the World Food Prize.


UNIVERSAL top load case packer for difficult-to-handle products

13 June, 2007

Goodman Packaging Equipment from Chicago, USA is one the global leaders for top load case packing machinery.


Bag-in-box for beer

18 May, 2007

Working in partnership with Bavarian brewer Ankerbrä, from Nördlingen, Rapak has pioneered a bag-in-box system for the beer market. The technology, which is suitable for all types of beers, offers a low-cost alternative to the traditional keg and is especially beneficial for export.


Dimensioning unit

18 May, 2007

Cargoscan is a versatile solution for precise, static or in-motion measuring of various objects and shapes.


Gas milk packaging solution

20 April, 2007

An Asia-Pacific contract milk packaging operation has demonstrated the benefits of on-site nitrogen generation by replacing up to 10 gas cylinders a day


Hire tray sealing line helps capture seasonal barbecue meats market

04 April, 2007

The commercial advantages of hiring top-line packaging equipment to meet seasonal peaks have been endorsed by one UK food producer using Packaging Automation Ltd tray sealers


Packing cherries

29 March, 2007

Since October 2006, the Unimark 5200 wax coder has been used for every one of the 200,000 cartons (approx) that are packed at the Cherry King specialist cherry packing plant in the Western Riverina city of Griffith


Entry level horizontal cartoner

13 November, 2006

RA Jones & Co Inc has launched the Legend Series L200 (entry level) horizontal cartoner, which is available as 'HL' (hand load) or alternatively with Auto product load systems.


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