Food Processing & Preparation

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Seed Corn Sorters offer double-sided inspection.

November 24, 2014

Featuring top- and bottom-mounted sensors, Veo™ DS Sorters offer double-sided inspection, providing optimized detection capabilities to identify and remove seed corn ears with remaining husk as well as defects and foreign material from product stream. Integrated Iso-Flo® vibratory infeed, designed specifically for seed corn ears, receives output from husker and arranges ears in singulated monolayer for optimal presentation to sorter’s vision system. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Packaging Equipment

IML Containers and Lids create brand differentiation.

November 24, 2014

Injection molded in polypropylene in 4 sizes from 250 g to 1 kg, In-Mold Label Containers and Lids generate on-shelf impact for spreads and yellow fats. In-mold labeling enables multi-colored and intricate designs to be created that cover entire area of packs. Labels can also be supplied with metal-effect finish or with barrier to prevent oxygen ingress. For flexibility on filling lines, 250, 450, and 500 g packs fit single lid, making them fully interchangeable. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Polyethylene Tubing suits industrial and food-related uses.

November 13, 2014

Available in linear low density formulation, Zelite™ Tubing resists splitting, making it suitable for air lines, chemical/fluid transfer, wire jacketing, pneumatics, and instrumentation. Lightweight polyethylene tubing is manufactured from 100%, non-toxic, virgin-grade, raw materials that conform to FDA standards. Offered in ¼–1¾ in. OD sizes, chemically inert product forms barrier to gases and moisture, remains flexible at temperatures below 0°F, and offers max operating temperature of 140°F. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Sealed Air Form-Fill-Seal Shrink Systems offer speed, flexibility.

October 27, 2014

Featuring servo motor controls as well as picture-based controls and navigation, Shanklin® Hy-Speed Servo continuous motion wrapping systems handle up to 180 packages/min. HS Servo 15 and 19 respectively process products with max widths of 15 and 19 in. Compatible with films as thin as 30 gauge, systems offer smooth operation with counterbalanced box motion end seal design and ¾ in. reinforced aluminum side frames. Adjustable-height end seal jaws enable processing of up to 8 in. high packages. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Food Storage Containers help prevent cross-contamination.

October 22, 2014

Using RimGlow™ technology to provide transparent color, StorPlus™ Color Coded Food Storage Containers help meet standard as part of complete HACCP program. Color coding aims to prevent cross-contamination and optimize identification. Featuring dishwasher-safe, polycarbonate design, containers come in 3½, 5, and 8½ gallon sizes measuring 12 x 18 x 6 in., 12 x 18 x 9 in., and 18 x 26 x 6 in., respectively. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Services

Validation Service tests polymeric cartridge filters.

October 15, 2014

Available for polymeric cartridge filters used within pharmaceutical industry, in-process Product Validation Service ensures compliance with standards set by regulatory authorities including U.S. FDA, European Pharmacopeia, and ISO 13408-2. Company will provide independent testing for chemical compatibility, extractables, leachables, and bacterial retention. This is in line with recommendations of Parenteral Drug Association’s Technical Report 26 'Sterilizing Filtration of Liquids'. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Green & Clean

Mushroom Containers are made from 80% recycled content.

September 23, 2014

Available to mushroom growers and packers, Ultratill™ low-density PETE (LDPETE) containers are compatible with standard wrapping equipment and manufactured with 80% recycled post-consumer material. Square and rectangular designs help optimize shelf space utilization, while standard and custom colors can complement specific branding. While 5.52 x 4.896 x 2.3 in. and 5.526 x 7.526 x 1.45 in. sizes offer 8 oz volume, 5.526 x 7.526 x 2.215 in. size offers 16 oz volume. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Food Processing & Preparation

X-Ray Inspection System targets food manufacturers.

September 22, 2014

In addition to performing foreign object detection, NextGuard X-ray Platform is capable of inspecting packaged products for flaws such as missing pieces or components using customizable vision software. Several algorithms detect less dense contaminants such as glass or rocks in complex textured products such as nuts or tea bag boxes. Utilizing density information in X-ray image, optional mass estimation software can estimate weight and detect under/over filled products. Read More