The FS series is a range of thermoformers characterised by the ability to adapt to all types of applications in the food-processing, pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. The versatile lines can process flexible as well as rigid films, with or without protective atmosphere (MAP). The FS range, which comprises three models (FS 910, FS930 and FS 950), features a distinctive design that meets users’ needs for robustness, ergonomics, easy cleaning, hygiene and safety. Moreover, this range of thermoformers benefits from a quick-change tool system that enhances productivity.
The RT-8BT-8VF from Leepack is a rotary vacuum fill-seal machine that is designed for handling pre-made pouches.
Australian Filling & Packaging Machines (AFPM) has introduced an auger filler upgrade program to minimise costs and maximise benefits.
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.
The RTCE series monoblocks by ABTechno of Italy integrate in one single machine all the functions required to package non-carbonated liquid products and beverages.
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.
Ishida has launched the Atlas-122C and 112C, compact models of the existing Atlas high-speed snack foods bagmaker. These models have the capacity of the existing Atlas models in downsized compact flame, providing high-speed packaging with high seal integrity.
The Propac Lite vertical form fill seal includes many features of Propac’s proven AV-xx series of machines, but in a simplified version built into a small footprint.
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.
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.
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.