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Liquid packaging pouches, machines

NEWS FROM PACK EXPO: Kapak (Minneapolis, MN) introduced the Smart SpoutPAK™ system for packaging of water, juice, energy drinks, and nutraceuticals.
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Exopack to acquire Specialty Films & Associates

Exopack, LLC, Spartanburg, SC, has announced that it will acquire the assets of Specialty Films & Associates (SF&A), Hebron, KY.
Machine Product Brief

Norwood Marking Systems: Thermal printer

The Jaguar II ThermalPak™ printer from Norwood Marking Systems (Downers Grove, IL) uses up to six thermal heads for printing variable information onto several packages at once, at speeds to 250 mm (9.85”)/sec.
Machine Product Brief

Pactiv: Slider pouch maker

Pactiv’s (Lake Forest, IL) Hefty Slide-Rite Model SR-202 pouch-making machine offers licensees the benefits of integrating the slider closure onto pre-made bags with a stand-alone machine.
The thermal ink-jet cartridge is quickly removed and replaced when it's empty.
Machine Product Brief

Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Caraustar moves to thermal ink-jet coding

Contract pharmaceutical packager Caraustar finds thermal ink-jet coding simple to operate and easy to maintain. The water-based inks are also appealing.
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Machine Product Brief

Circle Packaging Machinery Inc: Pouching machine

The V22S Dry/Solid Products vf/f/s pouching machine from Circle Packaging (Green Bay, WI) can produce up to 500 packages/min. A Rockwell Intl. (Milwaukee, WI) Allen-Bradley drive and control system increases speed and efficiency on this fully servo machine.

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Supplier News

Pouch system

CMD Packaging Systems (Appleton, WI) introduces its 3200 Series stand-up pouch system, which is ideal for companies looking to convert premade pouches or for those with existing pouching equipment.
Materials Product Brief

SoftPac Industries Inc: Company profile

SoftPac Industries’ (Plymouth, MN) brochure gives an overview of the company, which specializes in manufacturing flexible stand-up pouches. Current capabilities include ingredient formulation and blending, flexible stand-up pouch making, spout-inserting, filling, sealing, and packing.


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