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New plant feeds growing Greek yogurt trend

A new plant for Alpina Foods produces primarily Greek yogurt, with a capacity of 39,000 cups/hr, offering capacity for the company’s own brand as well as co-packed products.
Frito-Lay's Gamer pack is a special cross-promo aimed at boosting interest in Microsoft's new Xbox gaming system.
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Doritos Gamer Packs function on multiple levels

Teaming up with Microsoft to build excitement about the release of the newest Xbox gaming system, Frito-Lay comes up with a one-of-a-kind limited edition package.
Servo-driven case packer
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A switch to plastic at Beam

PET bottles for Beam’s spirits bring a revamped packaging line to the Frankfort, KY, plant. Unscrambler, vision inspection, and wraparound case packer are all new.
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Frozen entrée producer installs high-efficiency casing equipment

Competitively priced, small-footprint system fits nicely into the budget and floor space at Inovata Foods.
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Mint-condition packaging

The United States Mint upgrades cartoning and casing operations for collectible, lens-packed proof coins.
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Automation shines at Heinz

Smart Ones frozen meals are whisked through a highly automated packaging line at Heinz’s Pocatello, ID, facility. Cartoning and vision inspection stand out.
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies

Mission Bell Winery’s 5-L bag-in-box wine line serves as a blueprint for a new 3-L line that provides ‘outstanding’ sterility, ergonomics, and productivity.
Electronic net-weigh fillers are long on sanitation and accuracy.
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Special equipment for a special concept

Custom blow molding, electronic net-weigh filling in a HEPA-filtered enclosure, robotic palletizing—it all helps Superior Dairy succeed with caseless shipping. See in-plant video
Lengthy line starts with robotic depalletizing where the bagged jugs are picked and placed onto an infeed table for automatic de
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Big containers, big output done Nature's Way

Nature’s Way Purewater fills 180 1-gal containers/min and packs them into 3-count cases at a rate of 60 cases/min. New $4 million, 2000’-long line includes a case packer that accepts 2.5-gal containers, too. See in-plant video