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Case study in automating the bagging of frozen meals

By automating the bagging of its frozen Asian entrées, Kahiki Foods reduces labor costs by 65%, without eliminating workers.
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Pasta bowl pouch delivers heat-and-eat convenience

It’s going to be hard to top The Time-Wise Bowl stand-up pouch for consumer convenience.
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Next-generation gravure printing

KromaSilk enhanced rotogravure printing technology from Bemis/Milprint Div., applied to preformed, metallized polyester film, stand-up pouch packaging for Wellness Pet (WellPet) Food/Mother Hubbard, Tewksbury, NY, is the recipient of an FPA Gold Award for Printing Achievement.
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Technically advanced and sustainable

Winning a Gold Award in Technical Innovation is a clear standup pouch for Tamaya Gourmet’s carica fruit.
ASDA
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U.K. fabric softener trial marks start of 'reusable revolution,' says WRAP

A new trial being launched in the U.K. will see fabric softener sold in reusable pouches from vending machines.
Uhlmann
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Blister machine expands capacity for contract pharmaceutical packaging

Compass Pharma Services installs a new high-speed blister-packaging machine.
HIGH-SPEED. Each flow wrapper delivers 1,000 pieces/min. (above).
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Candy maker cranks up packaging speeds

 Piedmont Candy installs seven flow wrappers to accommodate growing product demand.
MUCHAS TORTILLAS. Produced in 6-, 8-, 10-, and 12-in diameters, the tortillas are packaged in various bag sizes for distribution
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Tortilla packaging efficiencies heat up

 New bag and case sealing systems cut labor costs and improve line speeds.
band sealer. Pictured is the interior of the B-500 continuous hand sealer with its heating and cooling bars and Teflon bands.
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Bag sealer boosts loose-leaf tobacco sales

A compact, flexible bag-sealing system enables Farmer’s Tobacco of Kentucky to enter the roll-your-own market. Solution minimizes costs and labor for startup product.
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X-rays solve checkweigh/metal detection problems

TSC Foods Ltd., North Lincolnshire, England, produces a range of pouch-packed refrigerated and frozen sauces, marinades, soups, dressings, and entrees for retail and foodservice markets.
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Lakeside Foods steams ahead with stand-up pouches

The private-label vegetable packer offers its customers a new microwavable, self-venting format to replace steamable pillow packs.
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Single-serve pouch pulls off premixed, frozen margaritas

Premixed margaritas can be enjoyed in flexible, fun pouch packaging that eliminates the blender.
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Durable, flexible, heavy-duty ink-jet printing

Cement producer installs easily controllable, cleanable, expandable printing system to accommodate growing production capacities.
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Boxed benefits

A colorful box complements EcoTraction’s innovative stand-up pouches. Earth Innovations vp of operations Marc Appleby says the self-merchandising boxes hold six 5-lb bags.

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