An unusual foam tray, seven-layer coextruded lidding, a high-speed rotary backflushing/lidding machine, and weigh/price labeling let this Florida meat packer respond to supermarket demand for case-ready ground beef.
The SAR SGS high-output lotion pump from SeaquistPerfect Dispensing (Cary, IL) is now available. The actuator locks in the upright position, thereby eliminating the possibility of product waste associated with down-locking pumps.
Amway squeezes more efficiency out of a personal care packaging line by allowing packaging machines to communicate with one another over a PLC network. Benefits include tighter line integration, faster troubleshooting and reduced wiring costs.
A free glue line measuring guide is available from National Starch and Chemical (Edison, NJ). The pocket-size guide enables corrugated box makers to ensure that their glue lines are precise from 0.040" to 0.110", in 0.010" increments.