Four days before the October issue went to the printer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing, announced its intention to acquire Summit Media Group, the media company to which Packaging World belongs. The sale is expected to be completed in late October.
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Andrew Peller Ltd., a leading producer and marketer of quality wines in Canada, has introduced skinnygrape spritzers, a popular low-calorie spritzer in a sleek-looking premium 330-mL barrier PET bottle.
The Contract Packaging Association and SAI Industrial LLC (SAI), an international consulting firm specializing in business intelligence in packaging and allied industries, have come together once again to examine the State of the Contract Packaging Industry.
Using a box-in-box style pneumatic pusher design, Multi-Conveyor‘s Pneumatic 90° transfer moves both traditional cartons and cases, and irregularly shaped products with uneven wraps 90° at 20 cycles/min, combining three lanes of product down to a single flow.
Providing efficient, sustainable, and automated void fill, Sealed Air’s FasFil EZ Auto paper void fill packaging system features an advanced, automated cutting mechanism that helps ensure easy release of single ply, protective paper void fill while helping eliminate several manual tasks required with previous models.
Colordyne Technologies’ upgraded CDT 3600 digital label and tag production system features an enhanced web handling system – powered by Memjet technology – to provide increased speed and resolution, to accommodate a wider range of applications.
Designed to reduce changeover times and provide improved throughput, National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) sanitary bulk bag unloader conditions and discharges various semi free-flowing, hygroscopic, contaminable powders at a rate of 8,000 lbs/hr, while feeding the powders to the end-of-line consumer packaged goods (CPG) container filling system.
Texwrap's new 914BVS continuous motion vertical wrapping system now wraps upright-standing bottles, cans, and jars – directly from a filler – at speeds up to 70 packs/min, making a very secure and attractive package for store display.