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Collating candy at 3,000/min

Goetze's Candy Co. triples speeds for packaging its venerable soft caramel cream candies after installing a new servo-driven feeding/collating system with high-speed motion control.
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Packaging for a creamy candy

Nabisco of Parsippany, NJ, recent-ly introduced Lifesavers Creme Savers®, which it calls "the first dairy-based hard candy from Lifesavers that blends real cream with classic flavors." Nabisco marketers wanted to make sure that graphics on the roll candy's overwrap had a "creamy," three-dimensional quality that would make the candy stand out on the package.
Natrel?s St. Laurent, Quebec, plant?s sophisticated UHT processing/aseptic filling line includes three separate rinsing machines
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HDPE-bottled dairy beverages 'milk' 90-day shelf life

Canadian dairy products marketer Natrel is the first North American user of an ultra-high-temperature processing/aseptic filling line. The process permits Natrel to launch single-serve milks and shakes with a 90-day refrigerated shelf life.
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Vertical f/f/s machine

Suitable for candy, snack and bakery applications, the SVE 2510 vertical f/f/s machine from Robert Bosch (Bridgman, MI) offers continuous-motion production of pillow pouches or gussetted or stand-up bags.
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Shrink band decorates Christmas tree package

Italian chocolate manufacturer Perugina has exported chocolate-covered cherries to the U.S. at Christmas time for several years now. But this year for the first time the Christmas tree-shaped package that holds the foil-wrapped delicacies comes with an added component: a polyvinyl chloride band.
The SCADA software picks up real-time production data from flow wrappers (inset) and other equipment, displaying results in a gr
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Software helps Hershey slay downtime

Powerful software allows Hershey to automatically gather packaging efficiency data. Local and remote line control and monitoring are added bonuses.
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Flex America Inc: Flex America Inc: Pressure-sensitive labeler

EPI's (New Freedom, PA) Flex-Pac Labeler(TM) is designed to integrate with Sandiacre packaging equipment used widely in the frozen food, produce and candy markets.
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North American Automation: Buffer-feeder system

Rotzinger's Mold-to-Wrap confectionery handling system for misshapen molded products, such as chocolate candies, will be on display through North American Automation (Glen Ellyn, IL).
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Candy container for captured creatures

Amurol Confections had kid collectors in mind with its Bug City package, a polystyrene jar filled with 2.4 oz of insect-shaped candy tarts. The Bug City product is not new.

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