Bottle strapping yields source reduction
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Bottle strapping yields source reduction

Material source reduction and cost savings are the key attractions behind the Krones EvoLite bottle strapping system shown at Ipack-Ima.
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New Coke plant designed with future in mind
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New Coke plant designed with future in mind

A new state-of-the-art plant for Coca-Cola Bottling Company United in Baton Rouge, LA, includes four packaging lines that meet the needs of today while being flexible enough to accommodate future growth.
Ice River springs for a new PET line
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Ice River springs for a new PET line

The newest bottled water line at Ice River Springs blows and fills 1,200 half-liter bottles/min for private-label customers that include Walmart and Loblaw.
PET line brings capacity, flexibility to Coke plant
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PET line brings capacity, flexibility to Coke plant

Anchored by a blow/fill/cap Combi system, this new line handles three bottle sizes and reaches 32,000 bottles/hr on 1.5-L bottles. Just two 'pilots' are required to guide it.
Le Nature: Palletizer and stretch wrapping
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Le Nature: Palletizer and stretch wrapping

At this bottler of flavored or enhanced waters, sports drinks, fitness waters, teas, juices, and other New Age beverages, end-of-line operations include palletizing on a Krones palletizer and stretch wrapping on a Robopac machine.
Le Nature: Tray packing of beverages in PET bottles
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Le Nature: Tray packing of beverages in PET bottles

At this bottler of flavored or enhanced waters, sports drinks, fitness waters, teas, juices, and other New Age beverages, bottles are efficiently collated, placed on trays, and shrink-wrapped on a Krones Variopack machine.
Le Nature: Rinsing/filling/capping of beverages in PET bottles
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Le Nature: Rinsing/filling/capping of beverages in PET bottles

At this bottler of flavored or enhanced waters, sports drinks, fitness waters, teas, juices, and other New Age beverages, at the heart of the rinse/fill/cap block is a 133-valve filler from Krones.
Le Nature: Blow molding preforms into PET bottles
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Le Nature: Blow molding preforms into PET bottles

At this bottler of flavored or enhanced waters, sports drinks, fitness waters, teas, juices, and other New Age beverages, preforms drop down a chute and into the blow-molding machines from Krones.
Old Orchard Brands: Accumulating and lane dividing for high-output, hot-fill PET line for fruit j
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Old Orchard Brands: Accumulating and lane dividing for high-output, hot-fill PET line for fruit j

A space-saving vertical accumulation system from I&H is followed by a Krones Òroof-topÓ lane divider.
Old Orchard Brands: High-speed labeler for high-output, hot-fill PET line for fruit juice
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Old Orchard Brands: High-speed labeler for high-output, hot-fill PET line for fruit juice

A short distance from the cooler discharge sits this high-speed, Krones 15-station Canmatic labeler, which applies full-wrap cut labels to the 64-oz bottles.
Feldschloesschen Brewery: Stretch wrapping of beer in PET
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Feldschloesschen Brewery: Stretch wrapping of beer in PET

As a full pallet receives its top layer and exits, a fresh pallet is automatically moved into place. At the stretch wrapper, a top sheet of film is automatically dispensed. Stretch wrapping equipment is supplied by Krones.
Feldschloesschen Brewery: Tray packing of beer in PET
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Feldschloesschen Brewery: Tray packing of beer in PET

Massed bottles move into the Krones Variopac tray packer, where they're divided into lanes and then collated and tray packed.
Feldschloesschen Brewery: Labeling of beer in PET
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Feldschloesschen Brewery: Labeling of beer in PET

Overhead view of the Krones Contiroll hot-glue labeler shows the feedscrew-to-starwheels transfer.
Feldschloesschen Brewery: Filling and capping of beer in PET
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Feldschloesschen Brewery: Filling and capping of beer in PET

Freshly blown PET bottles are conveyed overhead and then move down to the filler/capper, where a sophisticated system of transfer stars moves them through filling and capping on Krones equipment.
Pack Expo 2004: Accutower dynamic buffer system
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Pack Expo 2004: Accutower dynamic buffer system

PACK EXPO WEB EXCLUSIVE: Krones is introducing the Accutower dynamic buffering system at Pack Expo 2004 in its booth, S-2466. In the Accutower, containers move on a conveyor that is arranged in the shape of a vertical spiral, requiring significantly less space than traditional buffer systems. Accutower is easily configured into existing lines. Other advantages include: *Processing of unusually-shaped containers; container orientation remains the same. *Bottle never leaves transport chain. *Chain is run on only two drive motors, resulting in less maintenance and less energy consumption.
Krones, Inc.: Krones VKP-PET Filler for CSD
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Krones, Inc.: Krones VKP-PET Filler for CSD

Happyland Company, Moscow, Russia 0.5 L, 1.5 L, and 0.48 L PET bottles; 300 cpm PET line Krones 2-channel Variojet rinser is BLOC-synchronized with fill-to-level VKP-PET filler.
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Krones, Inc.: Krones Modul Labeling System
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Krones, Inc.: Krones Modul Labeling System

Krones Modul Labeling System offers a new concept in labeling, delivering maximum application flexibility via modular, interchangeable labeling stations.
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Krones, Inc.: Krones VODM-PET Filler for cold aseptic filling of juice
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Krones, Inc.: Krones VODM-PET Filler for cold aseptic filling of juice

The PET-Asept process used at Pomdor enables the company to bottle sensitive, heavily acidic carbonated beverages and heavily acidic beverages with a fruit juice content and a pH value below 4.5.
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Krones, Inc.: Krones Compact Line Concept
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Krones, Inc.: Krones Compact Line Concept

The new Krones Compact Line was in operation at the Krones AG In-house Exhibition held November 10-12, 2003 in Neutraubling, Germany.
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Krones, Inc.: Blow-fill bloc for non-carbonated water in PET
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Krones, Inc.: Blow-fill bloc for non-carbonated water in PET

Krones offers a Blow-Fill BLOC for filling PET bottles with non-carbonated water. PET bottles are produced in the Contiform S20 stretch blow molding machine and immediately filled by the VO-DM-PET filler and then capped, without a rinser or air conveyors.
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Krones, Inc.: Inline Sleevematic for high-speed applications
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Krones, Inc.: Inline Sleevematic for high-speed applications

The Krones Inline Sleevematic DS applies shrink film sleeve labels to glass, plastic, or metal containers of any shape. Covering the entire container maximizes your label and promotional area.
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Krones, Inc.: Modular Labeling System Provides Maximum Flexibility
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Krones, Inc.: Modular Labeling System Provides Maximum Flexibility

Krones Modul System delivers maximum application flexibility via modular, interchangeable labeling stations. Working off its plug-and-label principle, the Modul labeler combines multiple labeling techniques such as cold-glue, pressure-sensitive, hot-melt roll-fed, and hot-melt pre-cut wraparound labels all on a single machine base.
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Krones, Inc.: Krones Wrapapac WT 60 handles Fridge-friendly convenience packages
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Krones, Inc.: Krones Wrapapac WT 60 handles Fridge-friendly convenience packages

Krones has redesigned its range of continuously operating Krones Wrapapac wraparound packing machines. The Krones Wrapapac packs individual containers or multipacks into trays or wraparound cartons.
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Krones, Inc.: Contiform Stretch Blow-Molding Machine
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Krones, Inc.: Contiform Stretch Blow-Molding Machine

CONTIFORM S16 - Plastics Technology Coca Cola, Genshagen (Berlin, Germany) Output: 8ꯠ - 38군 bph Flexible and efficient, the Contiform S two-stage, stretch blow molder incorporates the latest in high-speed process technology.
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Bacardi Bottling Corp.: Depalletizing
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Bacardi Bottling Corp.: Depalletizing

On this revamped bottling line for rum and rum products, glass bottles arrive in tab-lock reshippers stacked on pallets. The reshippers are elevated layer by layer and then swept off on a discharge conveyor leading to the filling line by the Krones depalletizer.