Manufacturers looking to stand out from the competition introduce mayonnaise in 32-oz PET bottles. They cite reduced breakage and lower freight costs as plastic's advantages, while cost and shelf life are competitive with glass.
Fremont custom-designs a new type of display-ready, film-wrapped shipper around the needs of supermarket customers. A new case-packing/shrink-wrapping line makes the design a production reality, paid for by materials savings.
Automated Production Systems' (New Freedom, PA) high-speed conveyor and accumulation system can handle up to 470 bottles/min. The system offers an automatic pallet handling system, complete line-speed modulation and pressureless combining.