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Nuts about new weigher/bagger

Custom combo system serves up targeted operating and cost efficiencies.
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Godiva goes green while printing gold

Godiva trims more than 30% of its printing costs by switching from an imported specialty paper to a foil metallic coated paper. Sustainability gains are impressive.
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Toblerone anniversary packs shimmer with foil

Swiss converter uses high-speed foil-stamping equipment for limited-edition packaging that celebrates Toblerone’s 100th anniversary with a burst of fireworks graphics.
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Controls are key to high speeds

An in-rack PC that plugs right into the backplane of this combination weigher’s main processor brings bagging speeds to 170/min.
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Bagger doubles speeds, reduces product giveaway

In the wake of Katrina, shrimp processor/packer rebounds, rebuilds, and re-invigorates efficiencies by installing an automated scale/bagging system.
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Berry packer revamps bagging and casing lines

Renovation of blueberry packaging operations includes installation of vf/f/s machine for retail bags, bag-in-box equipment for bulk packs, plus several new auxiliary systems.
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Soft product, solid results

Doumak’s two latest vf/f/s machines bag its marshmallows at a steady rate of 40/min done 24/7.
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Turkey strips stand out in market debut

When Carolina Turkey Co., Mt. Olive, NC, was planning the launch of its new “Just Perfect” premium brand frozen cooked turkey strips, the company wanted distinctive, consumer-convenient packaging to complement the distinctive product.
Metallized, multilayer film gives Miss Meringue cookie pouches striking impact on shelf while delivering barrier properties that
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Cookies with cachet

Metallized film and a stand-up flexible pouch that considers operational issues gives Miss Meringue a sweet deal on shelf.
Each palletizing robot receives cases from two 
overhead infeeds and loads two separate pallets.
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Robots boost pasta packing

Four robotic palletizing cells accept a wide variety of cases from eight upstream packaging lines. Changeover of pallet patterns is done at a touchscreen.See video
A new vf/f/s machine helps Janes Family Foods double production at its North York, Ontario, Canada, plant. It's used for fills f
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Vf/f/s, scales speed Janes' progress

New vf/f/s equipment and scale double production, eliminating overtime costs. Machinery also accommodates larger fills and reduces product giveaway at Janes Family Foods.See in-plant video
The new vf/f/s systems at ConAgra Foods can produce either pillow-style packs or four-corner-sealed stand-up bags like these.
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New bagger's a boon to ConAgra

New four-corner-sealed vf/f/s bagger with transverse zipper technology offers dependability as well as materials savings for major international food manufacturer.
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Bayer 'enhances' tamper-resistant packs

Bayer Biological Products, Research Triangle Park, NC, has become the first company in the biological products business to introduce enhanced tamper-resistant packaging.
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Nestlé debuts retorted carton; Hain gains competitive 'wedge'

Nestlé Friskies Italia is the first globally to use a retortable carton from Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL). Commercialized in May for its new Friskies “Qualità Freschezza” petfood, the Tetra Recart™ technology is more than two years from a U.S.
Romance Foods produces filled and unfilled cooked pasta and sauces (above). Packaged pasta goes through a microwave/convection p
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Fresh pasta maker romances long shelf life

Romance Foods pasteurizes its cooked, packaged pastas using a combination microwave/convection oven to achieve 75-day refrigerated shelf life.
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Paired vf/f/s equipment 'brews' foodservice packs (sidebar)

New Texas plant turns to vf/f/s machines
For its foodservice business, Mother Parker's sells bags of ground coffee under its own name as well as for brands it contract p
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Paired vf/f/s equipment 'brews' foodservice packs

By adding two vf/f/s machines, Mother Parker’s Tea & Coffee meets growing sales demand for small bags of ground coffee sold primarily to restaurants and hotels.