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Case Studies

Rigid Container Packaging

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Nailing an automation upgrade

Unscrambling and feeding of spiral-wound canisters got a big boost at this Liquid Nails packaging line thanks to some clever customizing by the machine builder.
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Popcorn company upgrades filling operations

PLC controls and servo drives improve fill speeds and accuracies.
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Eco-spirits' use industry-first 100% PCR PET content

360 Vodka paves the way for sustainable liquor packaging, with a 100% PCR PET bottle.
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Sweet! Bee at heart of branding

Deluxe Honeydrop flavored water designed for high-end simplicity.
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Panel-free bottle for Hispanic-inspired tea

Glass-look 16-oz PET bottles are wrapped in interpretive-design labels.
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Drying up moisture difficulties

 Brewer installs high-speed blowers and air knives to cut capping and labeling problems.
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AriZona opts for custom hot-fillable PET

The 20-oz PET panel-less bottles represent a new technology.
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PET-packed beer gets longer life

Barrier packaging guarantees German brew a shelf life of six months.
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Carton for salad-dressing singles offers a clear advantage

Go-anywhere salad-dressing portion packs in clear carton emphasize ‘Pure’ Kraft’ theme.
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New canister packaging for beef jerky

In late Summer 2008, Oberto Sausage Co., Kent, WA, introduced its 30-counts of prewrapped Oh Boy!
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Two new lines handle manicure, pedicure products with ease

OPI makes short work of increased product demand with the addition of a tube-filling line and a new monobloc filler/capper with a unique bottle-feeding system.
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Soup maker 'soups up' printing/coding efficiencies

Kettle Cuisine standardizes on one coding supplier for foodservice pouches, retail cup labels, and corrugated shipping cases.
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Co-packer plays key labeling role in Elmer's facelift

A contract packager’s ability to think fast while taking an interim project “on the fly” played a significant role in getting newly designed bottles of Elmer’s Wood Glue into distribution.
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Schwarz powers powder packaging

Schwarz Pharma’s replacement filling line is twice the speed and more flexible for future needs.
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies

Mission Bell Winery’s 5-L bag-in-box wine line serves as a blueprint for a new 3-L line that provides ‘outstanding’ sterility, ergonomics, and productivity.

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