Summit Media Group’s Packaging World and the Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly (GrCI) have announced a research initiative to explore how leading-edge packaging technologies are driving marketing innovation.
Able to accommodate any material - corrugated, kraft, plastic, or anti-slip paper – without any changeover, Azco Corp.’s automatic sheeter for slip sheets is said to help reduce cost by 20% compared to using pre-cut sheets.
The VersaBloc from Gebo Cermex is a comprehensive packaging solution that combines the VersaFilm shrink wrapper and EvoFlex palletizer systems to form a block encompassing all end-of-line operations and offering shrink-wrapping – or potentially cardboard packing, conveying, and palletizing functions.
Domino Printing Sciences new A520i continuous inkjet printer – which builds on the successful A-Series and the heritage of the i-Tech range - incorporates the innovative plenum airflow cooling system helping the printer stays cool whatever the production environment.
Providing efficient, sustainable, and automated void fill, Sealed Air’s FasFil EZ Auto paper void fill packaging system features an advanced, automated cutting mechanism that helps ensure easy release of single ply, protective paper void fill while helping eliminate several manual tasks required with previous models.
Designed to create trail mixes, snack blends, and combinations of cereals, frozen vegetables, meats, pasta, and other product mixes, Heat and Control’s weigh-blending system blends and precisely weighs up to eight product ingredients simultaneously, and helps reduce giveaway of product mixes.
Langen Group launches the Langen C-1000TM, which incorporates advanced hygiene design features that reduce the potential for build-up of bacteria, facilitate cleaning and offer higher levels of reliability, safety and operational efficiency to food, healthcare and consumer goods manufacturers everywhere.
The F-16 fully-automatic, washdown-protected case former from BlueWater Automation (BWA) includes a fully stainless steel open form frame design and Festo’s hygienic MPA-C valve terminal, making it suitable for sanitary environments and applications in the food packaging industry.