The Filamatic® CE-DAB-32-2 from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) is a bench-top semi-automatic volumetric liquid filler designed to dispense solutions ranging from 1 cc to 1100 cc/stroke at speeds from 10 to 60 containers/min.
MAP Systems (Des Plaines, IL) introduces a modified atmosphere “interface” system that uses a patented Dual Laminar Flow™ and Gas Laser™ technology, rather than vacuum, to remove oxygen and replace it with another gas, usually nitrogen.
Dimension Industries (Maple Grove, MN) introduces a collating and cartoning system for bulk quantities of filled blisters. After accumulating product from 2 bowl feeders, 2 towers orient and collate 5 to 10 blisters into stacks.
Ecotier™ PP sheets from Intl. Packaging Systems (Ann Arbor, MI) provide a clean, cost-effective, and “earth-friendly” method for stacking containers on pallets for shipment to food and beverage producers.