Multipackers & Shrink wrappers

Bueno Foods wanted eye-popping graphics and ease of use. They found it by replacing paper;board sleeves with a shrink bag
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Shrink bags add spice to enchilada packaging

Enchilada maker Bueno Foods uses a shrink-bag over a tray to pack and merchandise frozen enchiladas. Customers like the microwavability, Bueno likes the ease of use and strong graphics.
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New packs of Heath?s bird suet (above) offer consumers easy opening. At retail, they can stand on the shelf, offer appealing gra
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Flexible materials earn Green Globe Award

Heath Manufacturing wins a Green Globe Award from the Flexible Packaging Assn. for a bird suet cake package that uses less material than its predecessor. New equipment increases productivity while saving labor costs.

Packaging for a creamy candy

Nabisco of Parsippany, NJ, recent-ly introduced Lifesavers Creme Savers®, which it calls "the first dairy-based hard candy from Lifesavers that blends real cream with classic flavors." Nabisco marketers wanted to make sure that graphics on the roll candy's overwrap had a "creamy," three-dimensional quality that would make the candy stand out on the package.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Wilsher Boulevard Packaging, LTD (Oakbrook, IL) has moved its offices and production to a new 35ꯠ sq' space within a 90ꯠ sq' warehouse at 2100 York Road, Ste.
Materials Product Brief

Packaging Machines International: Shrink wrapper

The BL-80 from Packaging Machines Intl. (Elk Grove Village, IL) is a continuous-motion shrink wrapper that produces a bottom lap seal on sleeve-wrapped trays.
Materials Product Brief

Polypack Inc: Polypack Inc: Shrink bundling system

The ROKH(TM) multi-packaging system from Polypack (Pinellas Park, FL) picks product from a conveyor and places it on PE or PVC film for shrink wrapping.
An unusual hf/f/s machine (above) is shown running at the  equipment supplier?s facility. The machine was scheduled for shipment
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German medical products maker bags new IV material

Serum-Werk Bernburg introduces IV bags for hospital use in a new structure that eliminates the need for an overwrap. New hf/f/s machines at a new plant fill medical solutions into the bags.
Controls Product Brief

Omega Design Corp.: Compact shrink bundler

Omega Design's (Exton, PA) new Classic shrink bundler automatically collates containers or cartons and bundles them into unitized packages wrapped in clear PE film to protect against label marring.
Materials Product Brief

Packaging Machines International: Shrink bundler

The operator-friendly SIC-25 inline shrink bundler from PMI (Elk Grove Village, IL) has a one-piece frame and a heat tunnel that's 10' long. Incorporates waist-high, film-roll loading for easy loading without shafts.
Materials Product Brief

Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrappers

The four models of Douglas Machine's (Alexandria, MN) Multi-Wrap series of shrink wrappers are designed to handle containers as large as 1.5 L. They run at speeds up to 100 cycles/min-a rate that can be doubled by integrating a Dual Stream option for dividing product, then splitting film to wrap and shrink in two lanes.


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