Raque’s new piston filler can be manufactured in almost any configuration to meet individual needs, from pneumatically-driven systems to sophisticated hybrid systems that incorporate a blender, auger, gravity, aseptic, or jacketed product hopper.
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The Sacmi Group offers the Next Phase ultra clean volumetric CSD, water, and aseptic filler for sensitive products. The rinser/filler/capper block provides the flexibility to run a variety of neck finishes at speeds to 1걶 bottles/min.
Seal-It has introduced holographic shrink bands and labels, designed to provide a visible security device that cannot be copied or simulated. Bands and labels feature a holographic strip that can be applied to any package requiring tamper evidence.
Dr. Raymond Bourque, Audrey Marsh King, Stanley Kopecky, and Lawrence Starr will be inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame during a November 7 awards reception at the Hyatt McCormick Hotel in Chicago. The ceremony will be held in conjunction with Pack Expo International 2004, sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute.
A snapshot look at the key trends and drivers in retail and institutional food and markets is published in Flexible Packaging Assn.’s 144-page report, U.S. Packaging Industry and Opportunities for Flexible Packaging.
Pop N’ Shake is a revolutionary new closure featuring an internal dispensing cavity designed for keeping liquids, powders, syrups, extracts and effervescent tablets separate from liquids until right before consumption.
The FLC liquid pharmaceutical filling system from Bosch is a mid-range filler that provides quality performance and reasonably priced flexibility. FLC fills vials and infusion bottles at speeds to 400 cpm in continuous motion, with fill volumes between 0.2 and 500 mL.