A modified atmosphere tray packer, the Inpack S45™ from Ross (Midland, VA) creates hermetically sealed packages using preformed barrier trays and lidding film and an enclosed evacuation and gas-flushing chamber.
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Wet-Bottle Black ink from Willett (Fort Worth, TX) is designed to adhere to glass bottles wet from condensation or washing. The ink is resistant to abrasion and and even to spillage of some distilled products.
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.