Current issue: July 2015

Side seal reclosable flow wrapper
Machine Product Brief
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Harpak-Ulma: Side seal reclosable flow wrapper

The ULMA Artic Side Seal flow wrap packaging machine is designed to pack fresh food products such as sliced meat or cheese with modified atmosphere (MAP) for extended shelf life.
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Bulk bag discharge system
Machine Product Brief
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Material Transfer: Bulk bag discharge system

Material Master bulk bag discharging system features a fork-lift loaded bulk bag lifting frame with a pneumatic bulk bag elongation system to assist with product discharge.
Workhorse 77-ft. long conveyor for tubs
Machine Product Brief
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Multi-Conveyor: Workhorse 77-ft. long conveyor for tubs

Multi-Conveyor recently built a 77-foot long stainless-steel constructed, straight running plastic belt conveyor to move different size height and width tubs of product; it incorporates adjustable pneumatic actuated guide rails that can be made narrow or wider based on the width of the product, along with a double high traffic clamp to halt production at the customer's demand.
UV digital narrow web press
Machine Product Brief
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INX Digital: UV digital narrow web press

The NW210 inkjet UV digital narrow web press offers best-in-class image quality performance and is available with a Spartanics X210 laser die-cutting station to provide brilliant color and easy separation of printed labels at a maximum width of 210 mm.
Single-carton overwrapper
Machine Product Brief
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Bergami: Single-carton overwrapper

The new Bergami Model CP150 is designed for use in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; this compact 6-sided overwrapper operates at speeds up to 120 cartons/min., offering quality overwrapping at high speeds.
Refurbished 2402 multimode R&D retorts
Machine Product Brief
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Allpax: Refurbished 2402 multimode R&D retorts

Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, is now refurbishing and selling the 2402 multimode laboratory retort at up to 30% savings over new units; the company is also buying used 2402 and other used R&D retorts from those customers who may have completed their research programs, or who are stepping up to larger R&D production run units.
Touch-free flow monitor
Machine Product Brief
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Triple/S Dynamics: Touch-free flow monitor

The Opti-Flow from Triple/S Dynamics uses a state-of-the-art vision system and software that scans the surface profile of the material as it is conveyed, to collect real-time data on the material cross sectional area and velocity to calculate the volumetric flow rate.
SURPASS film resin application from NOVA Chemicals
Materials Product Brief
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NOVA Chemicals: High-performance HDPE film resin

NOVA commercializes SURPASS high-performance HDPE film resin for high barrier blown applications.
Rigid PP Cups
Materials Product Brief
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Entec Polymers: Specialty polyolefin products for distribution

Entec announces new specialty polyolefin product offerings from LyondellBasell.
Domino's BK118 ink
Materials Product Brief
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Domino: Thermal ink jet coding inks

Domino’s new BK118 ink extends thermal ink jet printing capabilities.
Appkuns' 1-2Tube
Materials Product Brief
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Appkuns: Injection molded tubes with less weight

The new 1-2Tube offers both fewer processing steps and more freedom in shape design.
MiniMod pouches from MWV
Materials Product Brief
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MWV: Airless pump-on-pouch dispensing

MiniMod offers beauty care brands portability and convenience with launch of pump-on-pouch system.
PTI's "Shelf-Ready" modeling
Materials Product Brief
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Plastic Technologies Inc.: ‘Shelf-Ready’ PET modeling capabilities

PTI replicates clear and tinted PET packages accurately and cost-effectively with ‘Shelf-Ready’ models.
Mondi's Flat Bottom Bag
Materials Product Brief
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Mondi: Stable flat bottom bags

Mondi North America launches new flat-bottom bag with high stability and filling benefits.
Earth Renewable's EarthBottle
Materials Product Brief
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Earth Renewable: Durable plant-based personal care packaging

Earth Renewable Technologies debuts EarthBottle, an eco-friendly plastic alternative for beauty products and supplements.
Fulltak SE 8301 by H.B. Fuller
Materials Product Brief
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H.B. Fuller: Wash-off labels for returnable bottles

H.B. Fuller connects pressure sensitive adhesive polymer innovation to wash-off labels for returnable bottles.
Agr International's CrystalView
Materials Product Brief
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Agr International: Managing crystallinity for PET

Agr International markets CrystalView as the latest advancement in crystallinity management for PET bottles.
G3 colorant technology from Carolina Color
Materials Product Brief
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Carolina Color: High pigment-loaded bottle colorants

Carolina Color Corp. introduces its new G3 line of colorants for versatile applications in injection, blow molding, or extrusion.

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