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Frozen chicken wings are fanned out to individual weigh buckets by a dispersal cone (above). Bagged chicken drops out of the vf/
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Packaging of chicken wings takes off

When Canadian poultry producer Olymel automated the packaging of its chicken wings, it was able to redeploy 12 operators formerly required for manual packaging.
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Seen in the foreground and background (below left) are unusual blending scale systems that deliver IQF vegetables (such as those
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Contract packager blends vf/f/s systems

Unusual integrated blending scale systems enable a California contract packager to fill as many as nine different individually quick-frozen vegetables into a single bag.
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Weighpack Systems Inc: Net weigh filler

WeighPack Paxiom Group (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has introduced the B-1, a tabletop net-weigh filler designed for filling and weighing bottles, jars and various styles of rigid containers.
Automatic bagger (right) produces finished packs shown below
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Weigher/bagger/labelers shine at Golden Gem

While on-line label printing simplifies inventory, new combination scales and automatic baggers have increased productivity and accuracy for this Florida orange grower.
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Serac Inc: Net weigh filler

Serac (Carol Stream, IL) has released a color brochure featuring its Electronic Net Weigh Filler technologies. The brochure describes the filling, weighing, capping and operator interface capabilities, plus special features and options like the pressurized tank, tilted device for angle-neck containers and no-tool changeover.
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PneumaticScaleAngelus: Liquid filler

Pneumatic Scale (Cuya- hoga Falls, OH) has enhanced its Liquid Net Weigh Filler to improve the sterility of the filling mechanisms. Increased pressure in the supply tank forces all contaminants from product residue and cleaning solutions out of the system, according to manufacturer.
Cross-feed conveyors receive product from a distribution conveyor for direct delivery to the combination scales. Shown here is t
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Fire gives snack baker a clean slate

Fire claimed Pretzels, Inc.'s Indiana headquarters plant on Christmas Eve '97. By the following August, a new plant with a streamlined packaging room had risen from the ashes.
Free-fall metal detectors are mounted to f/f/s equipment at Roskam (the square-shaped objects on the far left side of the photo
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Roskam Baking 'falls' for in-tube metal detection

In-tube metal detectors are helping contract packager Roskam Baking grow its business. The CP packs dry food products such as cereal and snacks at four plants in its home city of Grand Rapids, MI.
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Packaging glossary a full load

How does one set out to assemble the definitive glossary of packaging terms?
Natrel?s St. Laurent, Quebec, plant?s sophisticated UHT processing/aseptic filling line includes three separate rinsing machines
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HDPE-bottled dairy beverages 'milk' 90-day shelf life

Canadian dairy products marketer Natrel is the first North American user of an ultra-high-temperature processing/aseptic filling line. The process permits Natrel to launch single-serve milks and shakes with a 90-day refrigerated shelf life.

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