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PDC International Corp.

8 Sheehan Ave., Norwalk, CT, 06854, USA

  • 203-853-1516

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PDC International Corp.

labels, tags, signage & equipment

Shrink Labeler offers enhanced control and capabilities.

June 6, 2013

Built for 24/7 packaging operations, heavy-duty R-250 Evolution has welded stainless steel frame and complete stainless steel construction. Blade assembly lasts for months, and control is provided via Allen-Bradley CompactLogix PLC, touchscreen, and servos. Full sleeve shrink labels and tamper-evident sleeves can be applied at speeds of 50–250 containers/min. Upgradeable Sensor and verification package and zero-downtime, splice-on-the-fly accumulator option are also available. Read More

labels, tags, signage & equipment

High-Speed Shrinksleeve Labeler meets high-volume demand.

November 6, 2012

Able to apply shrinksleeves at speeds from 500–600 labels/min on single inline head, PDC R-500 TS-CB Shrinklabeler incorporates continuous, steady state movement of sleeving materials during cutting and application process. All motions are continuous, minimizing internal machine and dynamic forces to promote stable, high-speed operation. Along with proprietary blade assembly, mandrel-style labeler features tool-less changeover and is engineered for 24/7 operation. Read More

packaging equipment

Steam Tunnel features over 1,000 inches of live shrink area.

August 22, 2012

Featuring dual-wall, dual-zone design, Model KST 140-712 is engineered for packagers of food, beverages, and personal care products that require 300 cpm capacity without complexity of multiple tunnels. System provides 5 pairs of steam tubes in each of 2 zones. Each row is externally adjustable for steam volume, flow, and rotary position. For precise steam regulation, tunnel utilizes condensate traps, steam filtration, step-down regulators, steam valve, and electronic regulator. Read More

labels, tags, signage & equipment, packaging equipment

Cup and Tub Shrink Labeler combines speed ease of changeover.

May 7, 2012

Able to process up to 400 containers/min, PDC R-400 handles round, oval, and square (including tapered) tubs; cups and bowls; as well as range of rigid packages. Design facilitates configuration into multipacker and accommodate packages with capacities from 2 oz to ½ gal. Depending on container, applicator can receive product right side up or upside-down, and graphics can extend fully in both directions. Mandrel-style labeler is suited for thin films from 1.5-2 mils. Read More

packaging equipment

Adjustable Steam Tunnel operates at up to 200 cpm.

January 26, 2012

Featuring stainless dual wall construction, Model KST 80A-712 with Steam Venting Package is compatible with wide range of containers, including those that are challenging to shrink consistently. Dual-zone system has 5 rows of steam distribution tubes on each side, each externally adjustable for steam volume, flow, and rotary position. Monitoring tunnel temperatures in real-time, Electronic Regulator makes continuous adjustments in steam release to compensate for thermal loads of incoming product. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Blade Assemblies offer alternative to spinning knives.

December 15, 2011

Custom-engineered for cutting and perforating operations in tamper-evident banders and shrink sleeve labelers, PDC blade assemblies are manufactured from tool steels for wearability, toughness, flatness, and edge profile uniformity. Blades operate dust-free; eliminate hairs typical of spinning knife systems while delivering precise cuts for months, even under continuous, high-speed conditions; and can be re-sharpened multiple times. Double-edged (reversible) versions are available. Read More

packaging equipment

Shrink Sealer features dual-head configuration.

September 19, 2011

Offering true 24/7, downtime-free performance with aid of automated Reel Changeover feature, 90-2 Shrink Sealer features dual-head capability that enables sealing of 400+ containers/min(cpm). Variable-speed system can also run as slowly as 100 cpm per head to synchronize with production. Able to apply single-layer and multilayer PVC, PETG, PLA, and OPS bands in gauges as thin as 40 micron, system has compatible diameter range of .375-3.0 in. and height range of .625-8 in. Read More

labels, tags, signage & equipment, machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage, packaging equipment

Shrink Sealing Systems apply tamper-evident banding.

August 9, 2011

Featuring stainless steel frame, upstream photo-eyes, and Allen Bradley touchscreen interface, 50 Series ShrinkSealers apply tamper-evident banding and shrink sleeve labeling at up to 130 cpm, continuously. Systems run 40-50 micron banding materials and are compatible with all petroleum-based and sustainable films, including PVC, PET, PETG, OPS, and PLA films. Material can range from .375-3 in. D and .625-7 in. H. Modules for both vertical and horizontal perforations are available. Read More

packaging equipment

Multipacker Machine provides 24/7 uptime performance.

May 27, 2011

Operating at speeds up to 350 cpm, Model R-300A has Zero-Downtime feature that allows it to run while film is being spliced between rolls. To achieve this, PDC Accumulator Module accumulates film while ramping down run speed for 60 sec. Machine also offers tool-less size changeover, SIKO digital indicator dials, and motorized machine head height with preset positions. Accommodating straight-wall and hourglass containers, multipacker is suited for rigid packages, cartons, bottles, and cans. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Packaging Machine applies tamper-evident shrinkbands to tubs.

December 10, 2009

Without using vacuum, pneumatics, or spinning knives, F-160 Evolution Shrinkbander applies shrinkbands 1-2.3 in. in height and 2.5-6.75 in. dia around lids of tapered and straight-wall tubs used for food and dairy products. Fully mechanical solution uses dual servos for product handling and sleeve feeding. Offered in 3 standard models with line speeds from 30-400 cpm, product incorporates touchscreen interface, static eliminator, low material sensor, and Mitsubishi PLC control. Read More

labels, tags, signage & equipment, material handling & storage, packaging equipment

Shrink Sleever/Labeler produces tamper-evident seals.

November 17, 2009

Operating at 50-170 cpm, 60 Series Evolution Shrinksealer applies full-height bodysleeves and tamper-evident banding to jars, bottles, and products of all types. Use of 2 servos for product handling and sleeve registration promotes flexibility. Sleeve label can be designed to extend up over cap, with horizontal perforation for consumer tamper evidence, and shrink sleeves can also be applied as neck bands around upper portion of container and its closure or as full-height safety seals. Read More

labels, tags, signage & equipment, packaging equipment

Multipacking System offers 3 different configurations.

August 27, 2009

Able to be configured as multipacker, shrink labeler, or combination multipacker/shrink labeler for individual products, Model R-300 accommodates rigid packages, cartons, bottles, cans, and special shapes. Machine is equally suitable for packages that are identical, as well as packages that are different in type and size. Offering tool-less changeover, R-300 can run thin gauge material ranging from 1.5-2 mils and accommodates PETG, PVC, OPS, and PLA films. Read More

packaging equipment

Shrink Tunnels produce steam-like results.

April 6, 2009

Accommodating products up to 5.5 in. dia and 12.5 in. high, Ambiance Hot Air(TM) Shrink Tunnels use recirculating hot air, blown hot air, and SPAF System, which injects cool air into sleeve, controlling areas of greatest shrink. Heating elements are electronically regulated from 3-18 kW, and tunnel temperatures are self-monitoring, adjusting continually to compensate for thermal loads of incoming product and preventing container distortion. Each tunnel can shrink up to 200 containers/min. Read More

machinery & machining tools, packaging equipment

Tamper-Evident Shrinksealers protect brand and product.

December 12, 2008

Engineered for continuous production or contract sleeving, 65 Series Shrinksealers operate at 50-175 containers/min with sleeve diameters from .375-3.25 in. and sleeve heights from .625-8 in. Systems can provide tamper evident banding, full height safety seals, and shrink sleeve labeling, which involves full height bodysleeve labels that contain primary graphics. Machines are compatible with all petroleum-based and sustainable films, including PVC, PET, PETG, OPS, and PLA films. Read More

labels, tags, signage & equipment, packaging equipment

Manually-Operated Shrink Tunnel operates up to 100 cpm.

October 8, 2008

Suited for contract packers, food and beverage companies, and firms that need tunnel to run heat shrinkable sleeve labels and tamper evident bands, single-zone shrink tunnel can be used as third zone for dual-zone system. It has nozzle positioning technology, dual-wall SS construction, and 5 rows of steam distribution tubes on each side that are externally adjustable for steam volume. Opening dimensions are 4-12 in. in height and 5-7 in. in width, depending upon application. Read More

packaging equipment

Shrinksealer handles up to 500 containers/min.

March 28, 2008

Operating with zero shutdown performance, 90 Series Shrinksealer can run as slow as 200 cpm to synchronize with slow-downs on processing systems. It can apply .375-3.0 in. dia and .625-8 in. high bands and monolayer and multilayer PVC, PETG, PLA, and OPS films, in gauges as thin as 40 micron, are compatible. Reel changeover feature allows second reel of material to be loaded during normal operation. Device includes static eliminator and Allen-Bradley PLC with touchscreen interface. Read More

packaging equipment

Steam Tunnel offers speed, shape, and material flexibility.

November 16, 2007

Based on dual-zone steam tunnels, heavy-duty KST 55-710 is used for precise shrinking of shrink sleeve labels at slow to moderate speeds. Adjustments for steam volume, flow, and nozzle position allow application of steam to specific points on package. Containers of any shape can be filled or empty, and tunnel works with PVC, PETG, OPS, and PLA films in gauges as thin as 40 microns. Optional Efficiency Package features thermostatically-controlled electronic temperature regulator. Read More

packaging equipment

Shrink Tunnels operate at speeds up to 600 cpm.

August 13, 2007

Engineered for continuous use, PDC Shrink Tunnels use infrared, hot air convection, and steam, as well as combinations of methods. Units are dual-wall, 18 or 20 gauge stainless steel, with single or multiple heat zones, and have secondary stainless steel outer skin to protect operators from high temperatures. Compatible with PVC, PETG, OPS, and PLA as well as freezer-grade and UV barrier films, systems process heat shrinkable sleeve labels, tamper evident bands, multipacks, and pre-forms. Read More

fasteners & hardware, packaging equipment

Tamper-Evident Shrinkbanders offer 30-400 cpm line speeds.

July 12, 2007

Suited for food and diary product packaging, tamper-evident F-Series Shrinkbanders are fully mechanical and do not use vacuum or pneumatics. They apply tamper-evident bands 1-1.6 in. high to large diameter tubs and containers used for various applications, and accommodate band dia from 2.5-6.75 in. Built to UL standards, fully enclosed, stainless steel systems interface with Smooth Diversion Inspection/Ejection System. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Tamper Evident Neck Bander applies thin gauge materials.

May 2, 2007

PDC R-series shrinkbanders utilize non-pausing, continuous material web flow to apply materials as thin as 1.5-2.0 mm to broad range of consumer packaged goods. R-series shrinkbanders perform at line speeds up to 1,000 cpm, apply 1-3 in. dia bands at heights up to 2.375 in., and are compatible with all petroleum-based films. Featuring Allen Bradley touch screen interface, system can be supplied with splice-on-the-fly accumulator unwind stand to eliminate roll-change downtime. Read More

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