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Filling, Capping & Sealing

Grupo Petropolis in Brazil is growing aggressively.
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Grupo Petropolis builds two new breweries

Brazil’s second-largest brewing conglomerate, Grupo Petrópolis, is aggressively building a bigger footprint, having installed twelve million hectolitres of new capacity recently in Brazil.
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Apacks: Single head semi-automatic mass flow meter filler

The ExactMass single-head semi-automatic liquid filling machine from Apacks uses Coriolis flow meter technology to measure the mass of liquid and fill liquid by weight.
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NBE: Polycarbonate-encased bulk bag unloader

National Bulk Equipment’s bulk bag unloader system is designed for use in highly contaminant-sensitive process areas handling bulk materials known to generate combustible dusts.
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ILPRA: In-line tray sealing machines

The FP1460 and FP1485 in-line tray sealing machines from ILPRA are based on brushless movements, which provide low energy consumption, increased production, and reduced maintenance costs.
FRONT VIEW. The front of the AFTCATS robotic bottling system shows the main touchscreen display, with the pick-and-place loading robot shown in the window.
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Cancer diagnostics firm automates bottle filling, capping, labeling

Dako’s compact robotic bottling system frees up vital production floor space, increases speed, and reduces labor costs, filling different bottle shapes and sizes with no mechanical setup between production runs.
FLEXIBLE PACKS. This lineup shows some of the varieties  of 50-mL Pocket Shot packs.
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Pocket Shot hunts for pouch sealing solution

Ultrasonic sealing virtually eliminates leakers attributable to a previous hot-seal/cold-seal approach.
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Multipond: 36-head weigher

Multipond’s high-speed 400 series of multi-head weighers now includes a 36-head version – the MP 36-400/400-C – which is suitable for weights up to 100g, and speeds up to 500 realistic weighings/min.
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New plant feeds growing Greek yogurt trend

A new plant for Alpina Foods produces primarily Greek yogurt, with a capacity of 39,000 cups/hr, offering capacity for the company’s own brand as well as co-packed products.
The individually tailored balance between stocking on site and ordering via the E-Portal helped to improve planning procedures and also reduced the risk of downtime.

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Schwabe North America banks on stock optimization

Stock optimization analysis helps pharmaceutical company customize its spare parts handling process after relocating from Utah to Wisconsin.
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Apacks: Mass flow meter uses Coriolis technology

Designed to fill a wide variety of 30-300 gallon containers, the Flowmeter Filler for drums and totes from Apacks features Coriolis flow meter technology to fill liquid by weight.
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Apacks: Automatic servo chuck capping machine

Automatic chuck capper sorts, places and torques caps.
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NBE: Sanitary bulk container dumper

National Bulk Equipment’s process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper is designed and built to the particular sanitary operating processes and practices of the application to ensure optimal compliance contribution (OCC).
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Mettler Toledo: Weighing terminals

Designed for general purpose transaction weighing, the IND231 and IND236 weighing terminals from Mettler Toledo provide a cost-effective, operator-friendly solution that comes standard with several application programs ranging from basic weighing to over/under checkweighing, basic counting, and even animal weighing.
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Running 'like clockwork' at Bob's Red Mill

With steady growth comes the challenge of routinely adding new packaging lines. It’s a challenge that employee-owned Bob’s Red Mill has been able to meet head on.
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Sealed Air: High-speed bag-in-box system

Sealed Air's IDC/Cryovac SpeedFlex Bag-in-Box solution, developed through an alliance with International Dispensing Corporation (IDC), is a complete system comprised of equipment, bag-in-box packaging materials, customizable dispensing fitments including proprietary IDC technology and industry-leading customer support from Sealed Air¹s Food Care division.

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