The Model 450 case erector does cases at 55/min. Liquamelt system, developed in cooperation with H.B. Fuller and Graco, uses a soy-based adhesive and requires considerably less heat and energy than comparable systems because the adhesive is only heated just before it's sprayed from the nozzle.
Dordan Manufacturing explains how its collaboration with Ecovative Design resulted in a durable thermoformed grow tray design made from PETG that allow Ecovative to create its new ‘mushroom’-based packaging materials, used as a replacement for EPS. The clear, custom-embossed tray offers aggressive denesting features and is highly stackable.
At Pack Expo Las Vegas, Triangle Package Machinery Co. exhibited its A612 model computer scale and XYT vf/f/s bagger, with an integrated transverse zipper applicator. Triangle’s focus on centerlining allows for easy changeover of a range of bag styles, including pillow, flat-bottom, quad-seal, and gusseted.