Full-color labels can be printed on-demand due to an innovative tag and label printer powered by Hewlett-Packard ink-jet technology. Produced and marketed by VIPColor Technologies (Newark, CA) the VP2020 prints labels up to 6” W.
Sandiacre Packaging’s (Lancaster, PA) TG350-RC continuous motion vf/f/s machine is suitable for fresh produce and frozen-food packaging. Initially designed to accommodate pack widths from 2.36” to 13.78”, unit is said to also package a wide range of bag sizes and styles of hard-to-pack product at high speeds.
Designed for a single operator, the MK-5 semiautomatic kit packaging system from Delta (Winchester, MA) feeds product from 5 compartments to the workstation where batches of multiple parts are collected before being sent onto bag sealing machinery.
A combination of Spee-Dee Packaging’s (Sturtevant, WI) Servo 3500 Digitronic Auger® filler and CB6S Servo volumetric cup filler for vf/f/s operations is used primarily in lines that fill multiple dry food ingredients into 1 pouch from 1 forming tube.
On this revamped bottling line for rum and rum products, the rotary case packer from Hartness International operates just like the uncaser, except in reverse. Downstream from the case packer, tab-lock reshippers have their tabs slit before flaps are plowed and glued shut.