Multipackers & Shrink wrappers

Materials Product Brief

ARPAC LLC: Tray loading/shrink wrapping system

Arpac's (Schiller Park, IL) BP 30-100 Series of continuous-motion tray loading and shrink wrapping systems can operate at speeds to 120 bundles/ min.
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Designed to minimize operator bending, a custom carriage stop allows the film to stop at any height
Feature Article

Carton producer stretches savings

Paper company Rock-Tenn switches from a shrink wrapping system to a customized stretch wrapper to unitize skids of paper. Benefits stretch beyond expectations.
Fresh steaks are vacuum-packaged in clear films using an ionomer sealant layer, and then boxed for shipping
Feature Article

Catching the rays

Packagers seek FDA approval of resins for use in overwrapping and trays for irradiated beef and poultry.
Controls Product Brief

Nigrelli Systems Inc: Shrink wrappers

The Encore SW is a line of servo-driven shrink wrappers from Nigrelli Systems (Kiel, WI). Designed for 24-hour production of trayed or unsupported multipack beverages, food and other products, they operate at speeds to 100 cycles/minute.
The 14-head scale system1s (top) accuracy helps Basic American Foods reduce product giveaway. While bags (inset) are marketed fo
Feature Article

Foodservice bag displays retail points

Basic American Foods launches a first-of-its-kind bag for dehydrated potatoes sold to foodservice markets. Pointillistic graphics attract customers while the bag reduces secondary packaging.
Controls Product Brief

Omega Design Corp.: Shrink bundler

The Model FSB shrink bundler from Omega Design (Exton, PA) automatically collates, unitizes and wraps containers and/or cartons into a predetermined configuration.
Machine Product Brief

ARPAC LLC: Tray packer/wrapper

Designed for the food, beverage and HBA industries, the Tray Star(TM) 60RC is a tray erecting, packing and shrink wrapping system from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL).
Plastic bags containing foam dunnage neatly protect GT?s software shipments while also reducing the need for five hours of daily
Feature Article

Foam dunnage computes for GT's software

Minnesota is no stranger to snow. But at GT Interactive's Plymouth plant, located in suburban Minneapolis, a far different kind of blizzard was hampering operations.

Fun's the focus

As children continue to gain influence in purchasing decisions, manufacturers are using packaging as a way to attract their attention. Bel/Kaukauna is a good example.
Controls Product Brief

ARPAC LLC: Shrink bundler

The Brandpac® BPTW-70 is a new high-speed shrink bundler from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) capable of wrapping up to 70 trays/min. Its smooth overlap sealing system eliminates unsightly welded seams.


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