Shampoo and conditioner. Peanut butter and jelly. Cleanser and moisturizer. Berry and vanilla yogurt. Swirl filling is the latest packaging technique to visually entice consumers to purchase some of their favorite combinations in a single package.
IMA North America launched UNILINE, a new system that integrates the functions required for a complete counting line: container loading, desiccant insertion, counting and filling, cotton insertion, capping, rejection and coding.
Nuspark’s NTL 50 robotic case packer has proved quite popular, so what’s next? At PACK EXPO, the company announced its new NCP-15/25 single cell casepacker, combining the proven robotic flexibility with case erecting, loading and sealing in a single machine frame measuring just 160” long by 60” wide.
Introduced by Pro Mach at PACK EXPO, Brenton Engineering’s new BantamPro ELS™ top load case packer occupies about the same floor space as hand pack operations, with the added benefit of fully automatic performance.
PneumaticScaleAngelus has developed a mass flow meter feedback capability for its fillers to control rate of rise of the filling head diving nozzles. It applies to the company’s new dual phase or swirl filling systems introduced last year as well as its conventional single product fillers.
It’s all the above. Pro Pack Systems’ latest innovation is something you don’t see every day – a delta 3 robotic case packer. And it packs both horizontal and vertical pack patterns. PACK EXPO booth N-4457.
Part 2 of a 2-part series on trends in packaging robotics. (Our previous report explored reasons for the proliferation of
purpose-built robotic capabilities in packaging machine designs. This
concluding article looks at applications and design considerations for
New Invex™ case/tray packer, equipped with ELAU's PacDrive™ automation system, delivers Douglas Machine flexibility, repeatability, durability and ease of maintenance in economical, low speed, compact footprint.