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SPONSOR: Standard-Knapp June 14, 2013 | Edited by Gretchen Edelbrock

Case sealer for high speed consistent sealing of all incoming cases >>

Standard-Knapp's Model 199 continuous-motion case sealer is ideal for high speed, consistent sealing of primed flap and re-shipper cases (RSC). The 199 case sealer offers speeds of up to 75 cases per minute, and features quick complete changeover in less than two minutes.


939S Pic-N-Place casepacker offers soft placement in a stand-alone unit >>

This easy-to-maintain unit combines the best features of the industry-standard 939S Versatron case packer with its innovative Pic-N-Place module, which picks the product from the infeed conveyor and gently places it into the bottom of the empty case.


939S Versatron now available with flask packing capability >>

Standard-Knapp offers optional thicker lane guides for its model 939 Versatron™ Case Packer to allow for safe and gentle packing of 100ml, 200ml and 375ml flasks.


Modular multipacker for consistent bull’s eye and bottom seals >>

Progressive technology, modular construction and a high-efficiency heat tunnel meet in Standard-Knapp’s 597 Tritium™ Multipacker to arrange and neatly wrap bundles of product so your message is conveyed properly every time.


Tritium shrinkwrapper offers continuous-motion, high-speed shrink wrapping >>

The Standard-Knapp 598 Tritium™ is a high-speed, continuous-motion shrink wrapper that operates at speeds up to 120 cycles per minute. Equipped standard with Robo-Wand™ wrapping technology, consistent, precision wraps happen every time – no matter the product size or wrap style.



Bulk bag filling process system

Enabling a single operator to process up to 20, 4,500 lb.-capacity bulk bags/hour, or 90,000 lbs. of dry bulk material/ hour, National Bulk Equipment, Inc.’s complete NBE bulk bag filling process system, includes automated pallet introduction; automated metering of material supply; NTEP-certified, precision bag weighing; and automated, filled-bag accumulation conveyors ...Read more

Filler valve monitoring for bottle/can lines

Designed to enhance Filtec’s FT-50/FT-70 Fill Level Inspection, the FT-50/FT-70 FVM option provides Filler Valve Monitoring and Sampling functionality to bottle and can lines, detecting and recording lowfills generated by each filler valve, and providing sampling of both the filler and capper/seamer at full production speeds ...Read more

Thermal shock-resistant metal detector

Using a new case design and a proprietary aperture filling technique, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s APEX HD is a long-life, heavy-duty (HD) wash down metal detector that goes significantly beyond traditional IP69K ratings (the international standard for high pressure, high temperature wash down), and is able to withstand extreme ...Read more

PET bottle blow molding machine

Designed to optimize energy consumption, Serac’s SBL (Serac Blow Linear) PET bottle blow molding machine for dairy products and edible oil produces bottles up to 5 liters in size at speeds from 2,400 to 12,000 containers/hr. Heating of the preforms is performed at low temperature and evenly distributed using reflecting panels and ...Read more

High-speed vision inspection technology for fresh food industry

Designed for the examination of both large and small packaged fresh food products, the CLS Series from Mettler-Toledo CI-Vision is a high-speed, high-precision product package and label inspection system that is robust, and easy to clean, but also flexible, enabling manufacturers to respond quickly to changes in market demand ...Read more


Conveyor system

Hytrol’s Unified Drive conveyor system is a quiet, affordable solution with standard lead times that features great design flexibility, requires fewer spare components, little to no maintenance, and a a compact drive that assists with lower elevations and obstacles. The Unified Drive system eliminates: drive chain, sprockets, chain, vent plug, lubrication, alignment ...Read more

Vacuum grid roll-on label applicator

Designed for controlled labeling on irregular surfaces, the Model 40.31 Vacuum Grid Roll-on Applicator from Labeling Systems, Inc., a division of Pro Mach, uses a vacuum grid plate to hold the label prior to label application to accurately label a product or carton even when the product speed exceeds the dispense speed of the ...Read more

Ultrasonic sealing for snack bags saves material

Herrmann Ultrasonics’ new ultrasonic seal tool uses an anvil contour to create a tight, peelable seal of composite films, similar to a heat seal in appearance, for the chips and snack industry. In the ultrasonic sealing process, the packaging materials to be joined are placed between the sonotrode and the anvil. In ...Read more

Label printer

Manufactured and distributed by Graphic Products, DuraLabel’s Lobo custom vinyl label printer is a laptop-sized thermal-transfer label printer designed to meet the needs of general industry, office workers, and field workers. The Lobo printer features a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery to provide more than three hours of ...Read more

Crush tester provides stronger film, paper mill tubes and cores

In order to provide more consistent tubes and cores and overall better quality Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions is analyzing a new radial crush tester in its tube and core manufacturing. The radial crush tester has fewer parts and requires fewer steps to measure a core. It mimics the amount of pressure put on ...Read more



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Expo Pack Mexico
EXPO PACK México 2013 will showcase the latest solutions in packaging and processing machinery, materials, containers, and other related goods and services. Plan now to attend at Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico, June 18-21.

IFT Food Expo
The IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo brings together professionals in both the science and the business of food from industry, academia, and government. Plan now to attend at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, July 13-16.



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