Belden’s (Broadview, IL) universal joints can be used in many types of liquid filling, capping canning, and bottling machines that operate in various industries such as food, household, and pharmaceutical.
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.
At this canner of tomatoes, tomato sauces, canned beans and related products, labeled cans are mechanically grouped in continuous motion in four or six lanes to yield 3x4- (shown) or 4x6-count trays, respectively.
AmeriPak (Warrington, PA) has recently replaced the traditional control panel on its 3-axis flow wrapper with a touchscreen HMI. Additional changes include servos on the main lug conveyor, end crimper/knife assembly, and fin seal assembly drives.