A full line of metal pails from Leaktite (Leominster, MA) is now available. The pails are fabricated from steel and feature riveted ears for added strength, wire handles that can stand up and sealed lock-seamed construction.
Managers in packaging and manufacturing departments are packing away the highest salaries among packaging professionals. Packaging World's exclusive survey shows they're also very satisfied with their jobs.
A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has a new brochure featuring its line of case erectors, case sealers, case packers, decasers/ single filers, bulk systems and case packers/ uncasers for bottles.
The prestigious Diamond Award of the eleventh annual DuPont Awards went to Continental PET Technologies (Florence, KY). CPT was honored for the high-barrier 400-mL (13.524-oz) polyethylene terephthalate single-serve bottle it developed for Atlanta-based Coca-Cola.
ACMA/GD (Richmond, VA) has introduced the Volpak VR-200 high-speed vertical form/fill/seal system. Produces pillow-style, side-gusseted and block-bottom pouches for liquid and dry products, including pouches with reclosable zippers and pop-up straws, at speeds to 150/min.
Seagram combines two bottling lines into one medium-speed line for a broad variety of spirits in glass bottles. Quick-change parts for cleaning, filling, capping and conveying equipment reduce downtime and labor costs.
A new intermediate bulk container from Meese Orbitron Dunne (Madison, IN) features the patent-pending MOD Out-liner Sump(TM). The standard disposable plastic liner is inserted through a 23"-W opening, with the neck of the liner then pulled trough the sump opening and a chemical-resistant stainless-steel fitting attached to the Out-liner Sump.