On countless forays north on I-90 out of Chicago, I’ve peered out the window at the Hormel plant in Beloit, WI, and chuckled at the giant storage tank masquerading as the world’s biggest can of chili beans. Now I have another can to think about when I drive by that plant: Spammy.
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At its state-of-the-art, 40,000-sq-ft facility in Nunda, NY, Once Again Nut Butter Collective, Inc. produces more than 60 different organic products—from almond and cashew butters to clover and wildflower honeys.
Kellen Company announces that it has selected Healthcare Packaging (HCP) magazine as the exclusive media partner of its HealthPack 2015 conference, which is produced for professionals involved in the packaging of medical devices.
The PrintVision/Argus inspection solution on Clifton Packaging Group’s EVO XG8 HD Printing Press (from Flexotecnica) features a high-performance, flexible design on any web substrate, and employs a unique combination of line scan vision technologies to provide inline process control and quality assurance.
The Ergobot from Motion Controls Robotics, in partnership with Combi Packaging, is an automated version of Combi’s Ergopack ergonomic hand packing station, integrating robotic pick and place technology with ergonomic hand packing equipment.
Able to achieve combination speeds of up to 30 packs/min., Yamato’s TSDW Semi-Automatic Weigher helps increase production speed and decrease product loss by detecting the weight of products and selecting the best combination of items to achieve the targeted package weight.
The new Epson C4 and C4L compact 6-axis robots with the new RC700 controller feature a unique compact wrist pitch as well as a slim body elbow design to deliver faster speeds and more payload capability than the C3 while keeping the SlimLine design.
Bergami’s AS250 constant motion cartoner features simple and rapid format change-over; brushed stainless exterior; a full balcony design for ease of access, cleanliness, and GMP compliance; and automatic loading of products using the company’s fully integrated 4-axis robot.
The new BOXXER T-30 automatic case erector and bottom tape sealer from Eagle Packaging Machinery is an affordable and compact erector capable of running both regular-slotted and half-slotted style boxes, erecting and taping up to 30 cases/min.
Delivering high-quality simple and complex code across a range of marking speeds and suitable for a wide array of substrates, Videojet’s 3330 30 watt and the 3130 10 watt CO2 laser marking systems help boost productivity by improving line integration.