Significant Debut. This continuous-motion VF/F/S machine is the OEM’s most significant new-product development in recent memory.
Controls Case Study
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PC-based control brings performance boost, cost reduction

Getting its new vf/f/s system ready in time for Pack Expo Las Vegas was a challenge, but Matrix managed just fine. A bit of strategic retooling included One Cable Technology and EtherCAT.
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Running 'like clockwork' at Bob's Red Mill

With steady growth comes the challenge of routinely adding new packaging lines. It’s a challenge that employee-owned Bob’s Red Mill has been able to meet head on.
The one-way valve has a tri-layer construction. As CO2 released by the packaged coffee beans builds up, the gas enters and then escapes through the valve’s top baffle layer. The valve then automatically reseals to prevent oxygen from entering the bag.
Package Case Study
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Flexible valve application speeds coffee packaging

Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee streamlined—and sped up—its packaging process with pre-oiled, flexible valves that maintain freshness, letting CO2 out of the bag without letting oxygen in.
LIFE-ENHANCING. Nitrogen gas-flushed metallized PP bags have increased average tortilla chip shelf life to 180 days.
Package Case Study
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Vf/f/s system invigorates packaging operations

Tortilla chip maker vanquishes material waste, while pumping up output and product shelf life.
Machine Case Study
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Automation hastens case-packing speeds and pack-pattern changeovers

Giant Snacks seeds growth in productivity with robotic pick-and-place packing equipment.
The system is flexible to accommodate multiple MFB products.
Machine Case Study
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Bagger automation aids charitable food efforts

Midwest Food Bank adds vacuum conveying, auger filling, and form/fill/seal bagging equipment to its arsenal to help fight hunger.
Machine Case Study
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Case study in automating the bagging of frozen meals

By automating the bagging of its frozen Asian entrées, Kahiki Foods reduces labor costs by 65%, without eliminating workers.
OEM Application Note
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Self-lube bearings bring smooth motion to vf/f/s machines

A special polymer injection-molded with dry lubricants blended in is at the heart of the self-lubricating bearings used on these machines.
Machine Case Study
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Liquor-spiked freezer-pops

Zeus Juice chooses vf/f/s machine to serve up packaged frozen cocktails.
Machine Case Study
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Automated pack line aids successful company launch

Organic cereal processor carefully selects bag f/f/s, cup-filling, and case-packing equipment to optimize new plant efficiencies.
LDPE on the front panel makes attractive graphics possible, while the mesh on the back provides breathability that's crucial.
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Green beans get vf/f/s treatment

Pennsylvania produce marketer teams up with key suppliers to develop a customized vf/f/s solution for a complex film that incorporates an unusual mesh component.