With a new hygienic design the patent-pending BFW Series Open-Mouth Bagging Machine with Bottom-Up Filler from Premier Tech Chronos is engineered for bagging powdery materials such as milk, whey protein, flour, bakery mix, and pharmaceutical powders, and can handle paper, polyethylene, and laminated polywoven bags at up to 10 bags/min.
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Squid Ink’s new PZ Pilot Touch hi-resolution ink jet printer provides high-quality printing as either an oil-based system for printing on porous surfaces like corrugated cases, or as a solvent-based system for printing on non-porous products like plastics, PET bottles, PVC pipe, metals and foils, blister packs, coated corrugate, and more.
Designed to allow customers to use the same unit for all their packaging needs, the Kube from Valco Melton is a new melt-on-demand, hot-melt dispensing system that combines flexibility and retrofitting capabilities, and features three different machine mount configurations – panel, machine, and split – to optimize adhesive dispensing performance while using any adhesive brand.
Schneider Packaging Equipment’s horizontal case packer (HCP) provides gentle product handling for sleeves of cups and lids, including environmentally-friendly Styrofoam replacement cups, and packs either sleeves of cups or sleeves of lids, or a combination of both into a case in standard or custom industry pack patterns.
Cama’s new side-loading cartoner, one of the company’s new Break-Through Generation of machines, provides maximum flexibility with minimal changeover, with emphasis on operator safety, accessibility, and enhanced sanitation procedures.
PhotoTape’s photo-quality custom-printed tape for e-Commerce and manufacturing companies features detailed product images, coupons, and even 2D barcodes directly on the packaging tape, engaging customers through differentiated custom packaging tapes.
Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials’ Select Solutions includes: the Piggyback portfolio label-on-label solution featuring multi-layer constructions in which a removable self-adhesive label covers a second label that remains fixed to the original surface; and the Tag Stock portfolio, featuring bright white, pressure-sensitive tag constructions suited for apparel and bedding, cosmetics, point-of-purchase and other applications that require sturdy, removable labels.
Able to extend the shelf life of fresh meat by 1-2 days, a new absorber placed underneath packaged meat from Færch Plast A/S in association with Paper Pak Industries (PPI), limits bacteria growth while enabling the meat to better retain its juices.
Designed to protect products in the electronics, cosmetics, medical, beverage, and food industries, PaperFoam packing materials are made using a patented injection molding process and can be easily incorporated into packaging lines using pick and place machines, robots, and feeders.
John Herzig, a 2013 graduate of the Michigan State University's School of Packaging, is now Associate Packaging Engineer at United Pet Group. He talks about how MSU prepared him for a career as a packaging professional.