Randy Uebler, general manager of KHS Bartelt explains how the company’s new Innopouch K series pouching machine provides features that speed the manufacture and filling of a range stand-up and fin seal-style pouches for food, personal care, pharmaceutical, and other applications.
vonGAL’s new SPLX-MKII Stack & Wrap palletizer includes an integrated wrapper in the hoist arm of the palletizer. A small footprint, low cost, and speeds to 60 cases/min are some of the benefits of the equipment, director of sales and marketing Jason Bennett reveals in this video.
The Novus 250 vertical form/fill/seal machine from Hayssen Sandiacre is a continuous-motion bagger that can operate in intermittent motion. Uses Allen-Bradley controls. Reduces setup and threading time and offers simple changeovers of different-sized forming tubes.
Available in standard five- or 10-lane machines, Ropak Manufacturing Co.’s Stik Pak vertical form/fill/seal machines permit filling of dry or liquid products, with an easy-to-clean washdown version available. Operates in servo-driven, continuous motion mode. Uses servo-driven dosers with on-screen fill weight changes.
Nercon Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc.’s machinery economically merges packages/products onto a conveyor, without controls, clamps, or stops. Stalls product until it is in the proper sequence. Plow rails or powered side rails merge multiple lanes into single file.
The Jet3 continuous, noncontact ink-jet printer from Leibinger can mark and code flat, concave, convex, and structured surfaces with five lines of print, graphics, or bar codes using a variety of inks, including highly pigmented types. The patented nozzle seal closes the ink circuit during downtime, preventing ink drying and clogging.
Kliklok-Woodman’s new Vari-Straight top-load carton closer is fed by a conveyor that accommodates a range of carton dimensions with automatic, instantaneous variable-pitch technology. Variable pitch also ensures controlled carton turning, eliminating slip and timing issues.
The electronic-based Delkor Corp. Kapstone™ Carton Closer positions, closes, and seals three-flap cartons at speeds to 150 cpm. Watch it closing complex cartons for Cargill's Truvia sweetener using servo technology that replaces chain-driven lugs.
VisionPak™ Deli Machine servo-drive hf/f/s machine from CP Packaging provides ultra-sanitary safety and high-level machine performance based on Bosch Rexroth controls technology. Features a chain-free-direct drive web feed and the first 100% weld-free stainless-steel frame construction.
Model T-1000 from Advanced Poly-Packaging offers parts bagging to 100 cycles/min. Shown with UC-2400 Vibratory Parts Counter that handles parts up to 4-in. dia; thermal-transfer print handles product data plus logos and bar codes; and Model US-4000 Rotary Checkweigh Scale for 100% QC inspection.
Nalbach Engineering Co., Inc. demonstrates high-speed container handling with a line anchored by the NECOSORT-III High-Speed Plastic Bottle Unscrambler that uses only two moving parts and is capable of handling lightweighted bottles.
Fully integrated filling line allows supplement and sports nutrition co-packer All American Pharmaceutical to meet the demand for its homeopathic and RTD sports and nutrition beverages and concentrates.
Matrix Packaging Machinery’s Aurora operates in a small footprint, producing pouches up to 11” x 13”, at speeds to 45 bags/min. Offers zipper applicator, automatic web edge guide and film tracking system, and a SmartSweep pleat removal system.