Packaging, labelling & coding

High-speed 100 cpm case packers

12 November, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.hbm.com.au

OCME Srl and HBM Packaging Technologies have released a series of Altair Wraparound Case Packers which can reach speeds of up to 100 cartons per minute.


End-of-line packaging equipment

10 October, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.hbm.com.au

A+F Automation, based in Northern Germany, is in the field of specialised machinery for complete end-of-line 'primary packaging' including shelf ready applications, for the dairy, beverage and food industries.


High-speed shrink-wrap machines

10 October, 2007 | Supplied by: OCL Packaging

The Powersleeve Evolution 4 high-speed shrink-wrap machines implement a floating sheath opening, rotary synchronised multi-blade graduated cutting, transfer of the sleeve by ejection and pre-positioning of the packaging by scrolling (simple, double, turned over or not).


Platter solution

04 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Impact Automation Solutions

After extensive research into the food tray sealing market, and considering equipment from seven other multinational companies, Packaging Automation's PA182 MAP-F machine was chosen by Eco Smart Technologies, based in New South Wales


Drinking pouch for dogs

01 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Ampac Technologies Pty Ltd

Wetbone Company has launched water in a flexible drinking pouch package for dogs on the go. The dog bone-shaped pouch features two compartments with a reservoir for the purified, vitamin-enriched water at the bottom and a drinking bowl at the top


Packing truss tomatoes

27 September, 2007

Two automated packing lines being purpose-built in the Netherlands for deVineRipe's 8.2 hectare truss tomato facility in South Australia will incorporate the first technology of its kind used in glasshouse production in Australia


Shelf impact after a month at sea

24 September, 2007

UK-based Ashbury Confectionery recently gave UK converter Printing and Packaging Ltd the delicate task to design a chocolate pack with shelf impact for a new business with a retailer in Australia


Coding millions of cans

20 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Tronics NZ Ltd

More than 300 million cans have been coded in each of the past five years by four ultra high-speed ink jet printers on production lines at a Hastings factory


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 | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

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 | Supplied by: Capson Australia

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 | Supplied by: HBM Packaging Technologies

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.


Labelling premium smallgoods

10 September, 2007 | Supplied by: insignia Pty Ltd

Barkly Continental is a supplier of top grade, hand made specialty European-style hams, sausages, and other pickled and smoked pork products


Low-cost filler for ready meals and prepared salads

10 August, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.hbm.com.au

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.


Bottling soft drinks in PET

10 August, 2007 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

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.


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