Checkweighers

Machine Product Brief
|

Heat and Control, Inc: Checkweigher

Ishida’s DACS Max™ corrosion-resistant checkweigher from Heat and Control (Hayward, CA) is designed for meat, poultry and dairy plant environments.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
44 Best Package Designs: 2015
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book of our editors’ selections for most innovative package designs of the past year.
Machine Product Brief
|

Packaging Distributors, Inc: Compact checkweigher

Available from Packaging Distributors, Inc. (Lawrenceville, GA), the PLC-controlled model CSW checkweigher is said to accurately weigh cases, trays, cartons and other containers.
Machine Product Brief
|

Prodo-Pak Corp.: Hf/f/s pouch system

Producing, filling and sealing as many as 110 pouches/min, the H-110 hf/f/s machine from Prodo-Pak (Garfield, NJ) is recommended for packaging liquids, pastes, powders or granular products.
Machine Product Brief
|

Optima Control Systems: Washdown checkweigher

WashDown EC-M-NH checkweigher from Optima Control Systems (Alpharetta, GA) is engineered specifically for washdown conditions. Easily incorporated into any production line, it can be customized to fit specific needs of the product or packaging process.
Controls Product Brief
|

Klockner Hansel Tevopharm USA: Slug wrapper

Klöckner Hänsel (Sarasota, FL) offers a servo-driven Pack-2000SC slug wrapper that operates at speeds to 150 slugs/minute. Designed for freestanding biscuits and crackers on edge, system can accommodate a wide range of sizes and tolerances.
Controls Product Brief
|

Filamatic, a division of National Instrument LLC: Aseptic packaging

A total of 8 servo-driven filling heads fill as many as 200 containers/min on National Instrument’s (Baltimore, MD) Filamatic® RFS-800 monobloc system.
With OR-OSHA and Boyd personnel looking on, erected cases march toward the compact case packer (above). Meanwhile, bags convey f
Feature Article
|

Government funds casing upgrade at Boyd Coffee

With R&D funding from Oregon’s OSHA, Boyd Coffee develops a custom case packer that addresses repetitive motion injuries attributable to manual packing. Machine also reduces giveaway.
Dietary supplements like these are typical of the kind of products NAI fills on Line One.
Feature Article
|

Capsule-counting tech comes to NAI

New equipment at this California contract packager includes a tablet/capsule line with the latest in tablet-counting technology. On-line thermal-transfer coding shines, too.
Planters' "tubed" peanuts are sold at retail in colorful display cartons (above). Photo below left shows the carton infeed stati
Feature Article
|

Planters picks a packing line

Consumers are clearly fond of single-serve “tubes” of Planters nuts. An automated packaging line helps keep the nationwide pipeline full.
At the end of the new line, a thermal-transfer print-and-apply tamp labeler applies a label with product identification and othe
Feature Article
|

Siemens solidifies growth with packaging investment

Packaging of hot-selling cordless phones is being automated at Siemens’ Austin, TX, manufacturing facility. Labor costs are reduced and appearance improved significantly.

Pages

Subscribe to Checkweighers

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
PACKAGING MACHINERY
SPECIAL INTEREST
PACK EXPO
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.