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With its new checkweighing prowess, Tropical Cheese now checks each vacuum-packed cheese pack, such as those shown here. In all,
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'Combo' pack puts Tropical Cheese at ease

Checkweigher and metal detector combine to reduce giveaway and help enhance quality control for this maker of natural cheeses marketed to retail and foodservice accounts.
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Equipment brews benefits for Anheuser-Busch (sidebar)

Putting the wraps on A-B's lines
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InfraPak, Inc: Stretch wrappers

Infra Pak (Farmers Branch, TX) will show four pieces of stretch-wrapping equipment: EZ-DUZ-IT® Plus, Sidewinder(TM) 4 low-profile, Wrap-N-Weigh® high-profile and Sidewinder(TM) (shown) rotary tower series.
The monoblock rinser/filler/capper combines 24 rinsing heads, 24 fill nozzles and six capping stations in a compact frame
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Bringing a glacier to the consumer

On Vancouver Island, a brand new PET bottling line fed by an in-line stretch blow-molding machine is packaging right from a glacier some of the purest water on the planet.
A side view of one of Mount Rose?s two vf/f/s machines (left) shows the scale buckets that feed a custom-designed discharge hopp
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Mount Rose weighs gains from vf/f/s equipment

Two custom vertical form/fill/seal machines help frozen pasta co-packer Mount Rose Ravioli handle the output from processing equipment, increase its speeds and save more than $200ꯠ/yr through reduced labor and product giveaway costs.
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Cousins Packaging Inc: Stretch wrapper

The LP2100 stretch wrapper from Cousins Packaging (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada) wraps loads up to 4ꯠ lb at a rate of up to 15 rpm. Rapid Thread Door simplifies film loading and extremely low turntable (21/4" off the ground) means only a short ramp taking up very little floor space is required for loading product.
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Lantech Inc: Straddle stretch wrapping system

Designed to unitize light, tall or unstable loads, Lantech's (Louisville, KY) S-3503 S-Series(TM) automated straddle stretch wrapping system can wrap 75 to 90 loads/hr, depending on load height.
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A short course on plastics technology

A new book promises to explain plastics packaging technology to scientists, engineers, even college graduates who begin new jobs and need a quick tutorial.
After PET preforms are unscrambled and oriented by an overhead device, they?re sent down this track into a wheel that inverts t
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Integrated manufacturing is the island way

Management at this start-up water marketer decides that the only way to assure bottle availability and top quality is to blow its own PET bottles in-line with its brand new filling line.
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Orion Packaging Systems: Stretch wrapper leasing

Orion Packaging Systems (Memphis, TN) is now offering a leasing program that gives manufacturers an alternative to purchasing packaging equipment. The program is called Orion Financial Services and is fully deductible as a business expense.

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