With a wind turbine and solar panels helping to produce energy for its in-house bottle molding and packaging lines, Method is demonstrating its commitment to sustainability at its new LEED Platinum-certified facility in Chicago’s historic Pullman district.
Pneumatic Scale Angelus—a division of Barry Wehmiller and the world’s leading manufacturer of can-seaming machinery—knows how important product quality and productivity are for the customers that use its machines.
In addition to putting hot-fill juice in PET bottles, Old Orchard also packs about 48 million cans of frozen concentrate annually. In November, secondary packaging for the 12-oz plastic cans went from an RSC to a shrink-wrapped corrugated tray.
Clean Team, a San Diego maker of cleaning card products, speeds changeovers and lowers labor costs with an automated sealer. Pitched area allows for easy filling of liquid cleaning solution into the package.
A robot at Schroeder Milk palletizes cases from three lines in up to three different configurations at a time using specialized tooling to handle cases, pallets or slipsheets. System replaces manual palletization.