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Article | May 2, 2009
ARPAC LLC: Shelf Life Booster (SLB™) Technology
Packaging systems with SLB™ Shelf Life Booster, from ARPAC-Hefestus, extend shelf-life of sealing trays with modified atmosphere (MAP) technology.
SLB uses no vacuum yet can quickly achieve oxygen residual levels of less than 1%. Safe for fresh fish and seafood, SLB can increase shelf life of these products by 3 times. Three models provide SLB technology: Athena, a packaging machine using SLB technology at a rate of 1000 packages per hour; Hera, a machine using SLB technology at a rate of 1500 packages per hour; Hercules, a machine running at a rate of 3000 packages per hour using SLB technology.
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