Rotary Filler Helps Keep Pace With Booming Collagen Market
To keep up with skyrocketing demand for its collagen powders, Vital Proteins turned to Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery and its rotary filler. It boosted production from 20 to 100 plastic canisters a minute, also improving safety and ease of operation.
Jan 16th, 2020
Duravant Appoints Chief Commercial Officer
Jan 13th, 2020
Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada Names New President and CEO
Jan 11th, 2020
ProMach Names Chief Operating Officer
Jan 8th, 2020
Preventative Maintenance Agreements Extend Equipment Life
Dec 31st, 2019
Stretch Blow Molding Machines
FlexBlow launches the Beauty series two-stage stretch blow molding machines. Machines offer quick changeovers from oval narrow neck cosmetic bottles to shallow wide-mouth jars in 30 min.
Dec 16th, 2019
Multivac Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Logistics Center
Multivac, Inc. recently held a ground-breaking ceremony on its new 33,000 sq-ft Logistics Center in Kansas City, MO.
Dec 11th, 2019
Industry award to honor packaging and processing professionals
Beginning March 3, PMMI will accept nominations for the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame. Since 1971, this prestigious award has recognized some of the most distinguished contributors to industry. Learn more »
Dec 11th, 2019
Cooling Conveyor for Raw Bakery Dough
Multi-Conveyor recently built a stainless steel, three-tiered wire mesh belt cooling conveyor to transport raw bakery dough over 94 ft.
Nov 19th, 2019
Metall+Plastic Appoints Managing Director
Dr. Christian Heuer was appointed Managing Director of Metall+Plastic.
Nov 18th, 2019
The Pharmafill TC3 tablet/capsule counter from Deitz Co. features a variable speed, vibratory feeder chute to allow precise control over the flow rate of tablets, capsules, pills, and other solid dosage forms.
Nov 14th, 2019
Down Bottle Reject System
Fogg Filler offers the down bottle reject system that forces downed bottles to be rejected through a mechanical motion with no electrical or programming required. System can handle bottles ranging from 5-10 oz and can be applicable up to 32 oz.
Nov 13th, 2019
New Blender Upgrade Boosts Entire Soda Filling Operation
By adopting Bevcorp’s new MicrO2 system, Admiral Beverage simplified deaeration, optimized blending, and sped up both filling and changeovers.
Nov 11th, 2019
Adaptable Gripping Solution
New coDrive technology from Soft Robotics is a modular system that brings the patented and proven mGrip soft gripper technology to collaborative robots without the requirement for tethered pressurized air
Nov 11th, 2019
Case Packing System
Brown Machine Group introduces the ComPack Series case packing system designed to erect cartons and pack product sequentially within the same machine.
Nov 8th, 2019
Engage Technologies Corp. Names North Central Packaging Specialist
Engage Technologies Corp., the parent company of Squid Ink Mfg., Eastey, American Film & Machinery (AFM), and Cogent Technologies, promoted David Mylrea Jr. to Packaging Specialist—North Central Region for the Eastey and AFM divisions.
Nov 4th, 2019
Co-Packer Rebuilds After Devastating Fire
After a fire destroyed 95% of its business, organic baby foods provider Initiative Foods shows determination and integrity as it rebuilds, launching a new facility and an innovative new package.
Anne Marie Mohan
Nov 3rd, 2019
Thermoformed Skin Packs Catch Attention, Hook Consumers
To accommodate retailers’ and consumers’ growing demand for case-ready skin packs of fresh fish, this seafood processor and packager turned to flexible, high-speed thermoforming equipment that makes sanitation easy.
Oct 30th, 2019
World’s Fastest Aseptic PET Lines with Dry Preform Decontamination
China’s Jin Mai Lang recently installed two complete aseptic PET lines, both leveraging Sidel’s dry preform decontamination system known as Aseptic Combi Predis™.
Oct 25th, 2019
Honeywell: Camera-based detection system
Honeywell, in collaboration with Papertech, launches TotalVision, a connected, camera-based detection system for the flat sheet industries that enables users to identify and resolve defects on the production line.
Oct 24th, 2019
Technica International: Pallet inspection system
Technica’s pallet inspection system is designed to inspect wooden or plastic pallets used in factories for major and common defects.
Oct 24th, 2019
HMC Products: Smart conveyor system
HMC Products offers a smart conveyor system that controls off-loaded product in several different modes. It features an HMI, PLC, VFD, and two sensors.
Oct 23rd, 2019
NiMCO Corp.: Vf/f/s machine for gable-top cartons
NiMCO’s Model 3140 Dry Fill is a single lane vf/f/s machine for gable-top cartons.
Oct 21st, 2019
Loveshaw: Automatic hot melt case former
Loveshaw introduces an alternative solution to adhesive tape sealing with its CF-50G hot melt case former. It utilizes the Nordson Pro Liberty glue system, is designed to seal RSC and HSC corrugated cases, and can erect and bottom seal up to 15 cases/min.
Loveshaw, An ITW Company
Oct 17th, 2019
Thermo Scientific: Multi-scan metal detector
Thermo Scientific launches the Sentinel 3000 multi-scan metal detector designed for checkweigher combination systems in food production facilities. Unit’s multi-scan technology allows users to select up to five frequencies from 50 to 1000 kHz and scan through each frequency at a rapid rate.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Oct 10th, 2019
MMC Packaging Equipment: High-speed Closure Slitting, Band Folding Machine
The machine is engineered with Industry 4.0 attributes and features a six-camera vision inspection to meet quality objectives.
Oct 10th, 2019
PamerPack: Filling/capping machine
PamerPack offers the FILCAP-X designed for packing liquids and capping small-size, unstable, non-standard packaging not suitable for conditioning in a linear system.
Oct 9th, 2019