Liquid filling

Grupo Petropolis in Brazil is growing aggressively.

Grupo Petropolis builds two new breweries

Brazil’s second-largest brewing conglomerate, Grupo Petrópolis, is aggressively building a bigger footprint, having installed twelve million hectolitres of new capacity recently in Brazil.
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Machine Product Brief

Apacks: Single head semi-automatic mass flow meter filler

The ExactMass single-head semi-automatic liquid filling machine from Apacks uses Coriolis flow meter technology to measure the mass of liquid and fill liquid by weight.
FRONT VIEW. The front of the AFTCATS robotic bottling system shows the main touchscreen display, with the pick-and-place loading robot shown in the window.
Machine Case Study

Cancer diagnostics firm automates bottle filling, capping, labeling

Dako’s compact robotic bottling system frees up vital production floor space, increases speed, and reduces labor costs, filling different bottle shapes and sizes with no mechanical setup between production runs.
Package Case Study

Hirzel doubles down on aseptics

This fourth-generation Ohio marketer of tomato products believes there is a certain segment of U.S. consumers who want a package format other than a can.
Machine Product Brief

Apacks: Mass flow meter uses Coriolis technology

Designed to fill a wide variety of 30-300 gallon containers, the Flowmeter Filler for drums and totes from Apacks features Coriolis flow meter technology to fill liquid by weight.
Machine Product Brief

Sealed Air: High-speed bag-in-box system

Sealed Air's IDC/Cryovac SpeedFlex Bag-in-Box solution, developed through an alliance with International Dispensing Corporation (IDC), is a complete system comprised of equipment, bag-in-box packaging materials, customizable dispensing fitments including proprietary IDC technology and industry-leading customer support from Sealed Air¹s Food Care division.
Barilla uses a 42-head rotary volumetric filler that normally runs at 400 bottles/min on each line. The fillers offer a valve system that provides maximum dosing accuracy with the least mechanical stress on the product.
Machine Case Study

New Barilla sauce plant is committed to quality

A new $53 million facility near Parma, Italy, uses extensive quality controls from the field to the final package to ensure the most authentic Italian food experience.
Feature Article

Five trends in liquid filling equipment

Speed and precision are the hallmarks of liquid filling systems.
Pasta sauce bottles enter a labeler at left, then exit labeled at right. Filled, capped, and labeled bottles accumulate on a high-speed bottling line at LiDestri’s Rochester, NY, facility.
Feature Article

Contract manufacturer accelerates its packaging operations

New facilities and equipment investments drive LiDestri Foods’ operations in Rochester, NY, and Fresno, CA.
Video: Federal Features Premium Filling and Capping Machines
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Video: Federal Features Premium Filling and Capping Machines

Federal’s 12-valve model GWSS2/12.4 monoblock filler/capper and 30-valve net-weigh filler/capper with extended-shelf-life (ESL) option are unmatched in the packaging industry in terms of sanitary construction and ruggedness. These machines function for decades and hold their value for resale.


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