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Sidel creates Engineering & Conveying unit

Sidel is responding to customer demand by creating the “Engineering & Conveying” business unit to focus on optimizing existing bottling lines, rather than investing in new production capacity.
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Compact blow molder
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Compact blow molder

A linear blow molder from Sidel produces flat bottles and complex shapes in PET, at speeds to 5,600 bottles/hr. Uses a Compact™ Preferential heating system, and permits fast changeovers with minimal down time.
Machine Product Brief

Norland International: Small-bottle PET blow molders

Norland International’s Freedom Series small-bottle blow molders are now capable of processing the new 26.7 mm preforms.
Feature Article

Delivering the best product at the lowest cost

Want to cut product or packaging costs? Whether you make or package the product, look for what you don’t know. Opportunities exist to impact the bottom line.
Feature Article

Keener focus on structural design: the shape of things to come?

Color is king in packaging’s visual hierarchy. But shape, a strong No. 2, might be on the verge of a breakthrough. Shape speaks the ‘language of credibility’ in a holistic design.
Machine Product Brief

Norland International: PET blow molder

Norland International’s easy-to-use Freedom™100 stretch blow molder system allows small bottling operations to manufacture their own bottles on-site.
Feature Article

Sustainability's impact on machine design

Packaging machinery OEMs are finding that when it comes to sustainable packaging, they can help customers accomplish goals just as surely as suppliers of packaging materials can.
Feature Article

What's happening in high-barrier PET?

PET bottles are a major segment in the U.S. packaging market and are being used for a whole host of products.
Feature Article

Wet wipe maker pioneers 'Eco-Choice' sustainability platform

Contract manufacturer/packager Guy & O’Neill, Inc. rolls out an ambitious plan that incorporates sustainability into wet wipe manufacturing, materials, and packaging.
Feature Article

Cooperation proves critical in tube manufacturing

In this Q&A, Mel O’Leary, Jr., president and CEO of Meredith-Springfield Associates, describes how copolyester resin and supplier cooperation helped make the Artegraft tube.


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