Rovema Packaging Machine's (Lawrenceville, GA) VPK-260 vf/f/s machine offers continuous-motion operation at speeds to 180 bags/min. Suitable for handling fragile food products like candy, bakery goods and cereal, as well as frozen and pet foods.
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MRM Elgin (Menomonie, WI) has released a color brochure highlighting its volumetric, fill-to-level and time/pressure fillers. Machines handle a broad array of products of various viscosities, as well as different-sized containers measuring from fractional oz to 5-gal units.
The Combi from Sidel (Norcross, GA) is a blowing/filling/capping machine for carbonated beverages in PET packages. Isobaric pressurization is used to eliminate all risks of deformation or bottle bursting during filling.
Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) offers a tri-fold, color brochure describing the company's labeling capabilities. Includes a company overview, photos, descriptions and benefits of LSI products, as well as examples of common applications.
Collamat Stralfors AG (Aesch, Switzerland) offers a high-speed version of the C9100 labeling system. Suited for multilayer informational and promotional labeling, the C9100i is capable of speeds to 250 m/min (820'/min).
Matrix Packaging (Addison, IL) has introduced a new frosted finish for its line of injection/stretch blow-molded PET bottles. The finish is in-mold frosted and is more economical than the application of a secondary frosted finish.
Detecting ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as stainless steel, Safeline's (Tampa, FL) newest line of equipment provides in-line inspection of pharmaceuticals by directly attaching to most tablet and capsule forming presses.
FoxJet's (Arlington, TX) line of FXJet(TM) printers is now available with Quantum(TM) 9 single-head controllers to create a high-resolution, large-character ink-jet system that prints five lines of alphanumeric text and bar codes.
Food products can be aligned into designated rows through the use of free-moving plastic wheels attached to the "Laner" by Span Tech (Glasgow, KY). This conveyor is best suited for products exiting spiral freezers or coolers, according to the manufacturer.