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.
Piab offers its new IC Series of vacuum conveyors, featuring the company’s patented COAX® multistage ejector technology. Said to consume less energy than other compressed-air driven technology, these conveyors are suitable for transporting flakes, pellets, and powders in a variety of applications including packaging.
PPi Technologies Global offers its PSG YUE UltraClean filling and capping beverage pouch system. Machine evacuates the pouch using nitrogen, fills the pouch, washes the spout thread, places the spout cap, and tightens the cap to the desired torque.
Robert Hogan is director of international sales and marketing at Zip-Pak, a global leader in zipper technology for packaging. Bryan Muskat is president of Triangle Package Machinery, a leading supplier of zipper-compatible VFFS packaging machinery. Presented here are their views on the whys and wherefores of incorporating resealable packaging features.
Designed from the ground up by collaborative teams of experienced specialists who understand tough industrial environments, our innovative new X-series is a product inspection system that combines mechanical elegance with user-friendly practicality—for maximum productivity in today’s competitive markets, such as food processing.
The Hi-Speed S2 checkweigher is designed for superior accuracy in a wide variety of applications. It incorporates proven dynamic weighing technology combined with the latest user-friendly, touch-screen operator controls.