Food Processing & Preparation

Packaging Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Flexible Pouch Packaging comes in variety of designs.

April 14, 2015

Suitable for product introductions, sampling, test marketing, and full product rollout, Custom Flexible Pouch Packaging supports mix, fill, and seal of liquids, creams, powders, granulars, towelettes, and pads. Designs include tear-offs, dual packets, hang-hole pouches, and pouch samples with promotional sleeves. Offered in wide range of materials in custom sizes and shapes with full-color graphics, pouches are used for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, medical devices, and industrial products. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Shuttle-Based ASR System suits freezer warehouses.

March 31, 2015

Specifically designed for severe environments found in freezer warehouses, PTS Automated Storage and Retrieval (ASR) System addresses order fulfillment at case and less-than-case quantities in frozen goods distribution centers. Robotic ASR system for case-and-each picking can help reverse trend of inefficient order fulfillment by human personnel in harsh environments. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Octoganal Freezer promotes food safety while decreasing downtime.

March 25, 2015

Meeting demands from food producers for reliable food safety, run time, and yield, OctoFrost™ features mono-block design, dry air infusion system, reinforced with fins in coil, and anti-slip shockproof floor. Octagonal design and aerodynamics optimize capacity per hour, while air knives help keep coil free from product particles, prevent snow buildup, and optimize run time between defrost. Internal, removable bedplates feature click design that decreases handling time for plant staff. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation

Push-to-Connect Filter suits food and beverage applications.

March 18, 2015

Featuring clear PET housing for quick visual inspection, Clear-VU EZ Connect™ 10 Micron Filter is available with either ¼ in. or 6 mm OD push-in connections that can be attached to tubing. Filter is manufactured using 100% FDA compatible materials, making it suitable for beverage dispensing applications, including filtration of water, coffee, beer, carbonated beverages, dairy, and other consumable liquids. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Conveyor System suits metal detector lines.

March 12, 2015

Engineered to integrate seamlessly with APEX 500 HD, 500, and 100 metal detectors, Quickfit Conveyor offers fixed- or variable-speed operation and is available in wide range of belt widths, conveyor lengths, and heights for application flexibility. Modular unit is constructed of stainless steel and IP66 washdown rated to meet demanding sanitation requirements. Conveyor is suited for processors of dairy, snacks, meat, poultry, seafood, bakery, and prepared foods. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Immersion Spiral Freezer processes more than 20,000 lb/hr.

March 2, 2015

Utilizing 2 cryogenic technologies, Immersion Spiral Freezer is suited for processors of meat, poultry, and seafood. Hygienically designed unit applies instant crust freeze with liquid nitrogen at -320°F in first stage to maximize yield and protect surface integrity. Cold gases from first stage travel into spiral stage which can freeze with consistency and efficiency in limited floor space. Spiral stage ranges from compact to high-production 20 x 20 ft models. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Tamper-Evident Packaging keeps cakes and pies safe and fresh.

February 24, 2015

Available in 2-piece and hinged varieties for food packaging industry, Simply Secure clear plastic pie and cake containers have built-in freshness seal and tabs that snap into place. Perforated tabs must be torn off to open package, facilitating identification of previously opened container. While pie containers hold 8 in. dia pies with varying dome heights to accommodate fruit, cream, and meringue types, cake containers fit 7 in. cakes and come in single- and double-layer height options.
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Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Mason Jars come in purple color.

February 24, 2015

Part of Ball's Heritage Collection, Limited Edition Mason Jars are purple in color and available in regular mouth pint size and wide mouth quart size. Glass jars are packaged as set of 6, with bands and lids. Suitable for home canning or as collector's item, jars have Ball logo embossed on front with 100-year anniversary dates embossed on back. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mobile Digital Sorting System grades dates by size.

February 23, 2015

Designed to eliminate manual sorting, 2-stage DateSort™ combines mechanical pre-cleaning to remove foreign material with optical sorting to grade dates by size. Entry-level, gravity-fed, stainless steel machine handles 3.3–4.4 tons per hour. Simplicity of mechanics and water cooling enable DateSort to withstand extreme dust and heat up to 122°F. Color touchscreen features GUI where sort parameters can be created, adjusted, or retrieved from memory. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Jars and Lids suit small batch canning, storage applications.

February 16, 2015

Packed 6 per case in box with dividers, Orchard Road jars come in quart (32 oz) regular mouth and wide mouth, pint (16 oz) regular mouth and wide mouth, and 8 oz regular mouth jelly jar versions. Orchard Road logo is embossed only on one side to facilitate labeling and customization. Lids, which also allow extra room for labeling, and bands are available separately. Products are suited for storage and small batch canners.
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Material Handling & Storage, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Eye Opener eases use of eye droppers.

February 12, 2015

Suited for daily use, DropAid has circular aperture which fits perfectly onto eye drop bottle top and helps to open it with very little effort or pressure. When application aid is placed vertically on bottle neck with crescent part clipped onto open bottle, it can be rested firmly on side of eye so that correct number of drops can be given. DropAid is especially suitable for senior patients and children and is designed to fit System A Dropper Bottles for ophthalmic applications. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, HVAC, Safety & Security Equipment

Kitchen Hood suppresses stove top fires.

February 6, 2015

Used over standard 30 or 36 in. residential range, GRRS Fire Ready Hood incorporates UL300A Listed self-contained, commercial-style automatic fire suppression system. Exhaust fan can be operated manually with face-mounted dial or automatically based on hood temperature which is monitored by onboard controller. If temperatures continue to rise beyond rating of system’s fusible link, Amerex 660 agent will be released through 4 nozzles directed at appliance and 1 nozzle into exhaust duct. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

HDPE Bottle targets food applications.

February 3, 2015

Available with head standing or dosing cap for garnishing or decoration of dishes, Allrounder 875 mL HDPE Bottle is suitable for both retail and catering markets. Bottle fits comfortably in hand, has ribbed structure for stability, and provides large label area for branding, maximizing shelf presence. Typical applications include delivery of dressings, sauces, and ketchups. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics

Seafood Tracking System has water- and dust-resistant touchscreen.

February 2, 2015

Targeting seafood processors, SIMBA Seafood Traceability System lets users process, label, and track their products. Washdown touchscreen supports use in harsh conditions and fosters accelerated processing. Providing information of production in real-time for inventory reporting to sales, system can track, label, and ship unlimited number of products with specific species and characteristics. Direct interface is supported to any scale with digital output to serial or USB port. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Dual-Chamber Bottle separates dry ingredients and liquids.

January 22, 2015

Available in sizes ranging from 5–60 mL, New Shaker single-dose bottle stores dry, functional-ingredient powders in plug and plunger located under cap, with flavored liquid contained in bottle. Separation helps keep dry ingredients as stable and fresh as possible and prevents degradation. To use, consumer screws cap down, past safety ring, until cap rests on bottle shoulder. This causes plunger to press through plug, releasing dry powder into liquid below. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, HVAC, Food Processing & Preparation, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Sample Handling Products cover diverse applications.

January 22, 2015

Shakes, rockers, mixers, and stirrers are available for molecular and biological mixing applications, while peltier chiller or thermocyclers, which chill or heat samples, facilitate temperature-sensitive reactions. Homogenizers and liquid nitrogen cooler mortars blend, homogenize, or crush samples, while splash shields and fume hoods protect laboratory workers from injury and provide proper ventilation. Vacuum desiccators protect and preserve moisture-sensitive and hygroscopic materials. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Food and Produce Traceability System incorporates touchscreen.

January 20, 2015

Featuring washdown-resistant touchscreen that supports use in harsh conditions, SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) enables fresh food producers to process, label, and track their products from field to customer. System automatically generates bills of lading and verifies shipments, and user can track and organize products by pallet, lot, and case. Unit interfaces directly to any scale with digital output to serial or USB port. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Polycarbonate Gravity Bins feature portion control handle.

January 8, 2015

Offering 4 gallon and 8 gallon capacities, respectively, Models NG-4 and NG-8 allow bulk food products to be dispensed in controlled portion sizes. Depth of 18 in. fully utilizes standard retail shelf, which is typically 18–22 in. deep. Shelf retention strip is included.   Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

PP Clarifying Additive promotes thermoformed package aesthetics.

December 16, 2014

Millad® NX™ 8000 enhances polypropylene (PP) with clarity and bright appearance to convey quality and increase shelf appeal. Also, PP materials clarified with this fourth-generation clarifying agent exhibit increased sustainability. Product can be used in diverse processing methods, including injection molding, blow molding, and thermoforming, and is available in masterbatch and powder forms. Use of clarified PP for food trays and container bases enhances compatibility with PP films. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments, Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Vegetable Sorting System has integrated, high-capacity design.

December 2, 2014

Singular system comprising 3-deck Iso-Flo® fines removal shaker or dewatering shaker, acceleration belt, and Manta® 2000 series digital sorter inspects up to 13,000 lb/hr of spinach, 12,000 lb/hr of cut romaine or iceberg lettuce, and 50,000 lb/hr of cut cabbage. Placed at receiving, after cutting, or after washing and drying, system is capable of removing 100% of foreign material with 0.5% false reject rate. GUI can reside on system and be accessed remotely via network or Internet. Read More