Packaging, labelling & coding > Packaging machinery

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


Visy signs licensing and technology agreement

13 November, 2006

Visy has entered into an official licensing and technology agreement with Graham Packaging Company.The broad-based licence and technology agreement will provide Visy with access to Graham Packaging’s plastics packaging technology, design and manufacture.


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.


High-speed wraparound machine

11 October, 2006

The Krones Wrapapac wraparound machine has an output of up to 80 cycles a minute. To ensure enhanced operational dependability, the redesigned Wrapapac WT dispenses with what in most cases used to be mechanically synchronised drive units. Where one central motor used to transmit the power via chains and gearwheels, decentralised servomotors are now being used. Service and operator sides have also been kept rigorously separate. There are no more drives at all on the operator's side. A higher construction for the machine frame improves access for the operator. Design enhancements render the changeover process from one pack to another more reliable, faster and accurately reproducible.


Form/fill/seal pouch machine

11 October, 2006

The Adjustable Pouch King continuous motion horizontal form/fill/seal machine provides speed, efficiency and now flexibility of pouch size.


Complete ready-meal packaging lines

11 October, 2006

The Sealpac 800 line is suitable for the packaging of fresh or deep-frozen ready-to-serve meals. The automatic, flexibly adjustable tray stacker SP-DA-2 ensures improved productivity and hygiene. In addition, the trays can be changed easily without additional adjustment and alignment work, permitting the use of challenging tray shapes, which can be easily changed.


Filling system for ready meals

11 August, 2006

As food companies are demanding more flexibility and reliability from their packaging lines, modular equipment designs, space efficiency, ease of cleaning, and the ability to handle multiple package sizes and products have become key considerations when selecting packaging equipment.


Pouch success for semi-liquid fat

12 July, 2006

Vandemoortele is a Belgian food group that supplies soy products, frozen dough products and margarine/fats to the food service and retail sectors


Nifty packaging for a cup of tea

12 July, 2006

Quikstix is a new and convenient way to make cups of tea or coffee. All ingredients, including stirrer, are contained in the one clever device.


Tray denester with pre-padding system

13 June, 2006

By modifying the successful Intermittent pick and place unit from MGS Machine Corporation, (shown in the picture); Packaging Automation Pty Ltd has been able to deliver a system that places soaker pads inside food grade trays, on demand, in a fresh meat environment.


A sweet packaging decision

15 May, 2006

Lotte Confectionery, South Korean-based manufacturer of chocolates, biscuits, lollies, chewing gum, ice-cream and snack foods which can be found on shelves right around the world, wanted to update its packaging equipment


Cost-effective alternative to metal cans

12 May, 2006

Graham Engineering Corporation of York, PA, USA has designed an innovative solution for the production of blow-moulded wide mouth plastic containers with barrier properties.


Mexican Express hots up food packaging line

12 May, 2006

The addition of a new product to its range of specialist Mexican cuisine triggered a need for Adelaide-based manufacturer, Mexican Express to upgrade ('hot up') its labelling line to a fully automated process.


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