Packaging Products & Equipment

Packaging Equipment

Angle Bracket Cover Caps enhance profile protection, appearance.

March 24, 2016

Available for GN 960 and 961 metric size Angle Brackets for aluminum T-slot profile systems, metric size GN 963 Cover Caps feature RoHS-compliant, matte black Polyamide PA plastic construction. Cover caps, which come in 3 sizes and snap into place via 4 lugs after angle brackets are assembled, give angle bracket finished appearance and protect against dirt. Despite repeated use, products remain firmly in place inside angle brackets. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Evana Automation to Provide a 3-Piece IV Connector Assembly and Packaging System to a Leading Medical Device Manufacturer

March 23, 2016

The assembly and packaging solution will include error-proofing and traceability functions to assure product quality   Evansville, Indiana – Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract to provide a 3-piece IV connector assembly and packaging system for a leading medical device... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Thermoformer reaches speeds of 190 cycles/min at trim press.

March 22, 2016

Using servo technology for both forming and trimming processes, Model SX-28S can perform up to 50 forming cycles/min. Servo driven linear actuators replace hydraulic cylinders in form station for optimized speed and precision, while eliminating need for hydraulic power unit. Other features include power canopy, optimized machine rigidity, and movable oven that permits mold lengths of up to 48 in., allowing enough forming area to utilize speed of form station and trim station. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

ClubStak high-strength Cartons Offer Snack Foods Performance-oriented Alternative to Corrugated for Warehouse Club, Mass Market Retail Packaging

March 21, 2016

Bala Cynwyd, Pa.  - With an ever-expanding definition of what constitutes a snack food item, it is becoming increasingly important for brand owners to rethink their packaging approach. In fact, a recent Associated Press article made the bold statement that “there are no meals anymore, only snacks.” To help snack food brands differentiate themselves and improve the customer experience,... Read More

Packaging Equipment, Services

Sambrailo Launches New Site and Suite of Services

March 21, 2016

Watsonville – CA – Sambrailo Packaging is kicking off 2016 with a new web site and “Suite of Services” branded as Sambrailo Resource Management. The company has always been on the forefront of providing innovative and integrated packaging solutions to customers. The new site, www.sambrailo.com, now presents these solutions in an easy-to-navigate,... Read More

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

ProAmpac Wins Two Flexible Packaging Association Awards

March 16, 2016

Cincinnati, OH – ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, announces recognition from the Flexible Packaging Association for two Silver awards in Packaging Excellence for Duke’s Mayonnaise 8oz. Pouch and White Lily Flour Box Pouch. Duke’s Mayonnaise 8oz. Pouch is a shaped, spouted stand up pouch, a first in its category, looking to cause disruption on the shelf among all... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

R&DA: Multisorb to Highlight How FreshPax® Oxygen Absorbers Extend the Shelf Life of Operational Rations

March 16, 2016

Buffalo, New York - Multisorb Technologies will attend the Research Development Associates for Military Food Packaging Systems' (R&DA) 70th Annual Spring Meeting & Exhibition, April 12-14, 2016, in Bedford Springs, PA. Technically trained Multisorb personnel will be available to discuss packaging solutions to extend shelf life and quality for operational rations, including meals... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Packaging Equipment

Plugs and Connectors offer IP69K dirt/liquid ingress protection.

March 15, 2016

Carrying IP69K rating, ABB IEC 60309 pin and sleeve devices suit such applications as wash-down operations in food and beverage industry. Cable strain relief and pullout prevention features are standard, and incorporated safety measures include double cable clamp system to prevent cable detachment and 2 screws at each terminal to maintain electrical connection. Housing is self-extinguishing (UL 94V0), UV-resistant (UL 746 F1) Valox® 357 material, which is also resistant to chemicals. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Nordson DIMA's Hot Bar Assembly Processes to be Exhibited at IPC APEX 2016, Las Vegas, USA

March 11, 2016

Demonstrations to show range of applications for hot bar soldering and heat seal bonding processes used during electronics manufacturing See Nordson DIMA at IPC APEX Booth 1841 Deurne, The Netherlands – Nordson DIMA, a division of Nordson (NASDAQ: NDSN), will demonstrate its hot bar soldering and heat seal bonding equipment at IPC APEX EXPO 2016, in the booth of sister company, Nordson... Read More

Packaging Equipment

Plastic Flip Top Lid facilitates access to mason jar contents.

March 10, 2016

Made from BPA-free plastic, top shelf dishwasher-safe reCAP Flip Cap fits regular mouth mason jars and features 2 in. dia opening that facilitates access to jar contents. Flip top action negates lid unscrewing and screwing. Product comes in sky blue, blue, black, silver, red, yellow, and natural and can be used in refrigerated item or dry goods storage. Cap can also be paired with counter ring to track contents or screens that turn mason jars into shakers for powders/spices. Read More

Packaging Equipment

AMG Bolting Solutions Now Manufacturing Hydraulic Bolt Thread Caps

March 8, 2016

AMG Bolting Solutions most commonly known as a manufacturer representative of TORC hydraulic torque wrench tools has recently announced its intention to manufacturer "Metal Thread Protection Caps" for hydraulic torque wrench and bolt tensioner applications. The thread cap screws unto, and protects, the threads which protrude through the nut, some times called a "bolt stud". The metal... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Packaging Equipment

Bemis Receives Best in Show and Silver Awards in the Flexible Packaging Association's 2016 Competition

March 4, 2016

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – Bemis Company, Inc. has been honored by the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) with two 2016 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards, receiving the highest achievement, ‘Best in Show’, for the Campbell’s Ready Meals pouch, and a silver award in the Technical Innovation category for the Smithfield foodservice package utilizing Curwood® Flow-Tite® shrink rollstock... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Filler pivots fill head to operator.

March 3, 2016

Featuring Swing-Down® fill head, Rear-Post Bulk Bag Filler provides safe, ergonomic spout connections and low-profile loading deck that allows removal of filled bags using pallet jack. Cantilevered fill head pivots downward to vertical orientation that places inflatable bag spout seal, inflator button, and 4 bag loop latches within arm's length of operator. Constructed of coated carbon steel, filler has stainless steel product contact surfaces finished to sanitary or industrial standards. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

FIPA Employs Varioflex® Bellows Suction Cups to Develop a Custom, Low-Noise, High-Reliability Hand Gripper

March 1, 2016

FIPA’s custom solution enables the rapid visual inspection of plastic caps destined for use in optosensors without leaving any marks or contaminants behind CARY, N.C. – FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT), recently employed its Varioflex® bellows suction cups to develop a low-noise,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Aseptic Filling System fills vials, syringes, and cartridges.

March 1, 2016

Integrating Dara aseptic fill-and-finish systems with Getinge La Calhene’s isolator technology, Moduline™ Filling System achieves class 100 cleanroom working environment when operating in class 100,000 cleanroom. Modular solution fills liquids and powders at speeds up to 100 units/min. System doses volumes from 0.1–100 mL for liquids and from 2–1,500 mg for powders while maintaining accuracy of ±0.5%. Single HMI can be accessed locally on unit and/or remotely from SCADA system. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Metal Detectable End Covers meet food processing facility needs.

March 1, 2016

Constructed of HDPE material containing stainless steel, Baldor•Dodge® Metal Detectable End Covers can be detected by X-ray and metal detectors used in food and beverage applications. Material is blue for visibility and inspections. Providing rigid fit within housing, additional lip on mounting surface results in positive seal in wet environments and reduces chances cover will disengage during operation/washdown. Drain hole, also included, prevents moisture from collecting inside cover. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Variable Container Filling System ensures weigh accuracy.

March 1, 2016

Featuring single-station design, NBE Variable Container Filling System is suitable for bulk filling of drums, cartons, totes, gaylords, bulk bags, and other bulk container types. Proprietary densification design integrates two densifying methods, enabling varied container types to be processed through same fill station. Equipped with integrated NTEP-certified weigh system, filling system can weigh containers with capacities from 113–1,814 kg to accuracy of ±.01%, eliminating material waste. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Camo Pattern Mason Jar Lids bring single-piece options to canning.

February 29, 2016

Featuring camo pattern, single-piece camouflage lids for mason jars are designed and tested to be safe for pressure canning as well as hot-fill processing. Regular mouth style lids come in 3 options: hi-heat with safety button for water bath processing, standard plastisol liner with safety button for hot-fill processing, and regular lid with plastisol for hot-fill products only. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Storage and Drink Lids increase mason jar versatility.

February 29, 2016

Intelligent LIDS (iLIDs), made from recyclable material, are BPA- and phthalate-free and dishwasher safe. Available in 12 colors to enable color coding, iLID Wide Mouth Storage Lid for regular mouth (86 mm) mason jars have one-piece design and make it possible to shake up internal product or have airtight storage of dry goods. Also available in 12 colors, one-piece iLID Regular Mouth Drink Lid is designed for use with or without straw for hot or cold liquids and facilitates liquid dispensing. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Packaging Equipment

Hot Melt Jet Valve and Controller offer high-temp operation.

February 24, 2016

Based on single replaceable diaphragm, TS9300HM Series PUR Hot Melt Jet Valve eliminates dynamic fluid seals common in all other jets. Jetting mechanism is isolated from fluid to ensure contamination-free operation. To minimize cleaning, syringe heater features disposable feed tube. Companion TS930 Controller offers precise fluid management and standalone or remote control operation. PID auto-tuned temperature controllers with RTD sensors maintain uniform temperatures up to 150°C. Read More