Packaging, labelling & coding

Hire tray sealing line helps capture seasonal barbecue meats market

04 April, 2007 | Supplied by: MPI Australia Pty Ltd

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 | Supplied by: Unimark Identification Service

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


Alipack label applicator

11 December, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.metromatics.com.au/

Alipack has introduced the Trito 50 label applicator head. It is an automatic self-adhesive label applicator which can be combined with an existing production line. The unit is suitable for the application of labels onto flat or slightly irregular products.


Case-ready tray designs

11 December, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.sealedair.com/cryovac_home.htm

Cryovac Australia has European case-ready tray designs which can replace the old 9 x 7" food tray typically seen in retail outlets which has been the market leader for the past six years.


Full colour product label printer

13 November, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.peacocks.com.au/

Labelling specialist Peacock Bros. has introduced a full colour ink jet label printer from Primera.


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 | Supplied by: HBM Packaging Technologies

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.


Reduced space symbology seminar

27 October, 2006

GS1 New Zealand is bringing two leading authorities on bar code symbology to New Zealand. Bar code symbology will be a retail standard with effect from January 2010.


Tamper-evident seals

11 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.burgessprinting.com.au/

Burgess Printing & Packaging has developed smart tamper-evident seals that can be used for sealing cartons and other packaging material.


Pilot plant for labelling technology

11 October, 2006 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

By purposefully upgrading its applications engineering capabilities, with multifaceted options for customised testing and consultancy, Krones' labelling plant can offer its clients specifically tailored solutions to their problem


Complete ready-meal packaging lines

11 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.wallsmachinery.com.au

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.


Cartridge filters

11 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.ultrawebisalwaysbetter.com/

The Ultra-Web cartridge filters claim to create cleaner, safer air for workers, longer filter life and greater cost savings.


High-speed wraparound machine

11 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.jllennard.com.au/

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 | Supplied by: http://www.hbm.com.au/

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


Lower cost option to produce PET jars from MAER

13 September, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.hbm.com.au

MAER trimmers are now available as a cost competitive solution for the production of wide mouth PET jars.


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