Omega Design (Exton, PA) introduces the Novopac VF 200 ALV wraparound case packer, which automatically places square, cylindrical and rectangular products into trays or cases at speeds to 25 cases/min.
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The new Adelphi bottle from England’s M&H Plastics is available from the Lerman Container Div. of Custom Bottle (Naugatuck, CT). Extrusion blow-molded HDPE bottle offers a generous decorating area and solid surface grip.
Ideal for low-speed filling, Ramsey’s (Minneapolis, MN) Loss-in-Weight continuous or batch feeding systems are accurate to ±0.25% to 1.0%. Measuring the mass flow rate and total mass of materials—including those that are hot, floodable or dusty—the systems allow operators to check accuracies while the machine is operating, without sampling.
Markem (Keene, NH) has introduced its 3710 Series black thermal-transfer ribbon for use with its Smart Date product line. It’s said to provide improved print quality when printing on rough substrates such as frozen foods and pharmaceutical applications.
The Model B88V top-loading case packer from MG America (Fairfield, NJ) keeps products in an upright orientation through the packing process. By simultaneously filling 1 case and erecting another, the machine achieves speeds to 22 cases/min.
The automatic Model 70 partition opener/inserter from A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) operates at speeds to 35 cases/min, inserting 6-, 12-, 24- or 48-celled chipboard partitions into RSC, HSC and tablock-style cases.