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Pouch production soars at Goya division

A continuous-motion pouch-packaging operation at Packaging Ltd. is nearly 200% faster and 70% more accurate than the intermittent-motion system it replaced.
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Pouches exit the rotary filling turret and are drawn through a top-sealing deviceAfter the corrugated display tray is set up in its  conveyor flight (top), cartons are loaded by a pusher arm. Then the tray is After the corrugated display tray is set up in its  conveyor flight (top), cartons are loaded by a pusher arm. Then the tray is After the corrugated display tray is set up in its  conveyor flight (top), cartons are loaded by a pusher arm. Then the tray is A full view of the new pouch making  system is shown in the photo to the left. The top photo is a closeup of the dual-auger fillA full view of the new pouch making  system is shown in the photo to the left. The top photo is a closeup of the dual-auger fillA full view of the new pouch making  system is shown in the photo to the left. The top photo is a closeup of the dual-auger fillCartoning is done on an intermittent-motion machine with independent servo drives for each primary function