The new 4500 Series Digitronic® Net Weigh Auger Filler from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery features a high-torque servo motor drive that increases the speed and efficiency of filling operations for processors who fill bulk product into containers as large as 50 lb.
PIAB, manufacturer of industrial vacuum conveyors and components, has recently expanded its line of conveying systems that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approves to handle dairy and food grain products.
At contract packager Lake Consumer Products, polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) bottles from Graham Packaging are conveyed single-file in pucks from left to right through a two-station volumetric filling process for feminine personal care products on Lake's line that relies almost exclusively on Terco equipment.
London, England-based alcoholic beverage producer Diageo has launched its new leche-flavored liqueur line “Dulseda” in what the company claims is “the fastest time to market ever.”Key to the accelerated glass bottle design development and testing was Diageo’s use of the Vision Bottle Gauge (VBG) automated testing station supplied by Agr International (www.agrintl.com).
This summer, White Rock Distilleries, Lewiston, ME, introduced its Pinnacle-brand vodka in new 1.75-L translucent blue PET bottles supplied by Amcor PET Packaging (www.amcor.com) and topped with upscale 33-mm polypropylene closures from Berry Plastics Corp.