Recommended for pharmaceutical applications, Kalish’s (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) stainless steel Pallit palletizer accepts cases from any side, using vacuum plates that can be changed without tools in 1 min.
Klöckner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) distributes the Fleximation Trialpack unit-dose blister packaging system with a robotic filling mechanism. The robot fills at speeds to 54 blisters/min using an integrated vision system and vacuum grippers.
The Model 6111 WA p-s labeling system from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) uses the Model 2111 air-blow labeling head for speeds to 1ꯠ”/min. Applies full- or partial-wrap labels to products such as pharmaceutical vials and vitamin containers.
Grafco (Hanover, MD) has introduced a line of 16- and 32-oz PET bottles specifically for vinegar. The injection/stretch blow-molded bottles are designed with a nitro-base for use with warm-fill nitrogen technology.
Thermo Solutions™ (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced square vacuum-insulated panel (VIP) containers. The EverKool Express™ and the EverKool™ VIP allow frozen food to retain a sub-zero temperature for 36 hr at a consistent 85°F ambient room temperature.