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Packaging World August 5, 2014
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Video: Fast, simple, affordable pre-made pouch filling and sealing system
See the NEW JDD-ECHO Rotary Pouch Machine (JRPM-8812) in action! Learn how this flexible, affordable pouch system can improve productivity with maximized uptime and efficiency. Schedule a visit to our new showroom and Packaging Center today!
Video: Easily fill pre-made pouches in a variety of sizes and styles
With speeds up to 50 PPM and the ability to run stand-up pouches, with or without zipper, the JRPM-8812 offers the flexibility you need. Run pouch widths from 3.25" (82.55mm) to 8" (203.2mm) and lengths of 4" (101.6mm) to 12" (304.8mm).
Simple operation via user-friendly HMI
Several operator-friendly features include 12" Omron HMI, Input/Output monitoring, recipe programs and built-in help screens. Performance monitoring and statistical data collection obtained via remote Ethernet programming. Non-proprietary components are sourced to ensure USA and Canadian availability.
Video: 8-station setup designed to reduce material and product waste
Stations include horizontal in-feed belt, Markem date coder, nitrogen gas flush, auto stop-to-fill, cylinder position monitoring, no-product in bag no-seal. Other features include CSA and ESA approval, wired to CAT3 standards and comes Pre-Start Health & Safety Review ready.
Contract packagers increase presence to brands at PACK EXPO 2014
The Contract Packaging Association will bring a new Sourcing Center to its booth at the 2014 PACK EXPO International at McCormick Place, Chicago, Nov. 2 - 5. It will feature contract packaging experts “who can speak to the benefits of using contract packagers,” says Charles D. Yuska, president & CEO of expo organizer PMMI.
Shrink-sleeve label is a hit with kids
A new line of Aquaball zero-calorie flavored water drinks from True Drinks of Irvine, CA, features Disney-licensed graphics on PETG shrink film with Variable Sleeve Offset Printing (VSOP). Co-packers handle filling and application of the 28-mm injection-molded polypropylene cap.
Sharp Packaging to gain 10-month ROI on tablet counter
Ensuring accurate product counts on fully automated pharma-bottling lines is a compliance must, but difficult in a manual operation. International contract pharmaceutical packager Sharp Packaging Solutions recently reduced quality control time 50%, increased counting accuracy and calculated a 10-month payback with new tablet counters. Click for details.
Spout attachment trapped in a blister
Park City, UT-based Choomee Inc.’s innovative — and chewy — silicone “Sip’n Soft Top” cover fits over the hard plastic spout found on many pouched products. It’s aimed at helping young children transition from liquids to solid foods, and adds a convenient reclosure. Assemblies Unlimited was tapped for contract packaging services.
Hearing summer sleigh bells? CPA offers seasonal staffing tips
Whether you’re heavily affected by holiday or seasonal peaks or need to manage more frequent ups and downs, securing and managing a workforce amid production peaks and valleys is among co-packers’ top challenges. This story cites best practices from several co-packers as well as the owner of a temporary workforce provider.
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Tour of CPG/food packaging & logistics operation
Watch this video to tour the contract packaging and logistics services We Pack Logistics offers to leading food and CPG brands. Packaging services range from primary and secondary packaging, kitting, multipacks and displays. You'll also see the company's temperature-controlled isolated production rooms and refrigerated and frozen warehouse space.
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