Cryovac Div., Sealed Air Corp. (Duncan, SC) has introduced LD Thin Film, a thin shrink film. This multi-layer, coextruded, cross-linked polyolefin film is sealed by impulse, constant heat or electrostatic techniques.
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All-Fill's (Exton, PA) Millenium 800 Auger Filling System has servo-driven dispensing control, acceleration/deceleration patterns, multiple speed selection, direct motion control and no coast/no maintenance operation.
Recognizing an issue that resonates with the public, the Clinton Administration continues to give high priority to food safety. The Administation's FY2000 budget contains a 12% increase for food safety initiatives, with approximately $105 million more divided among U.S.
A color brochure with photo describes the BFF-2001 bridge fan folder from George Gordon Associates (Nashua, NH). The high-speed, bridge-type reciprocating fan folder is designed to provide an economical means of placing continuous webs of pouches into a portable transport for storage or movement within a packaging operation.
Feeding up to six gun modules without hoses, Nordson's (Duluth, GA) TG09 adhesive applicator sustains melt temperature and pressure for even and precise glue placement and cutoff, according to manufacturer.
Multivac's (Kansas City, MO) Model R-330 vacuum packaging machine can accommodate two complete die sets mounted on the machine, with the changeover between them being as simple as selecting the desired, pre-programmed set.
Fort Dearborn Co.'s (Elk Grove, IL) Flexible Packaging Div. plans to double the size of its printing facility to 56ꯠ sq'. The additional space will house three new 10-color flexographic printing presses, two new slitter/rewinders and new PVC/PETG seaming equipment.
Union Camp Graphics Group (Norcross, GA) has released a white paper outlining production and operational issues that must be considered if a packager converts from folding carton to Microlite® micro-corrugated containers.
Suitable for candy, snack and bakery applications, the SVE 2510 vertical f/f/s machine from Robert Bosch (Bridgman, MI) offers continuous-motion production of pillow pouches or gussetted or stand-up bags.