Several unorthodoxies on the filling line make it possible for this soft, squeezable, straight-walled polypropylene container to resist paneling after hot-filling. Also new is a first-of-its-kind on-line shrink label application in a bottling plant.
Managers in packaging and manufacturing departments are packing away the highest salaries among packaging professionals. Packaging World's exclusive survey shows they're also very satisfied with their jobs.
Seagram combines two bottling lines into one medium-speed line for a broad variety of spirits in glass bottles. Quick-change parts for cleaning, filling, capping and conveying equipment reduce downtime and labor costs.
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute has begun the process of revising American National Standard Institute (ANSI) B155.1-1994. ANSI requires a standard developer to revise, reaffirm or withrdaw its standard every five years.