The robust Primo Weigher is available in 10- and 14-head configurations and is designed for high-speed applications. The weigher has an open frame design and is equipped with a large 375 mm colour touch screen. It is easy to operate with a remotely mounted control panel and is easy to clean and maintain. Weigh and fill over 100 cycles per minute and be accurate to the gram.
Klöckner Pentaplast has partnered with Packaging 2.0 LLC to introduce SmartCycle rigid PET films. Made from recycled plastic beverage bottles and designed to help meet packaging sustainability goals, SmartCycle films are used for general-purpose, food and all-plastic box packaging applications.
Markem-Imaje has released the SmartDate 5/128 thermal transfer coder which can be used to print large amounts of complex information on flexible packaging films. Its main advantage is the extended print area: up to 128 mm wide and 75 mm long on intermittent filling machines, and up to 150 mm long on continuous filling machines.
The Best Detox aflatoxin laser sorter has been designed to provide reductions in aflatoxin levels on a wide range of crop plants. The sorter uses optical laser technology to detect and reject aflatoxin-contaminated products at a normal processing flow. Combined with the Best Free-Fall technology, it ensures a minimum of yield loss.
A state-of-the-art fully automatic drum filling machine has increased filling safety standards and efficiencies at Henkel Technologies. The machine was designed and manufactured locally by Flex Pack to comply with Henkel’s new global safety standard.
TechnoWrapp has released the ruggedly constructed, high-speed A800 and A800 4E automatic ring-wrapping machines for wrapping palletised loads with stretch film and a waterproof top sheet. The machines are particularly fast as they can wrap at speeds up to 130 pallets/h.