Packaging Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Stretch Hood Machine secures tall and wide pallet loads.

May 6, 2016

Providing necessary protection and force, Multi FleXL secures and maintains integrity of tall and wide pallet loads throughout supply chain. This stretch hood machine, which wraps loads from 500 x 500 mm and up to 3,200 x 1,700 mm with max height of 3,000 mm, can be configured with up to 4 different film sizes and set up to automatically switch between them to accommodate different loads. Wrapping up to 150 loads/hr, 100% waterproof machine is also designed to eliminate contamination risks. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Unloader optimizes discharge via controlled vibration.

May 4, 2016

Using controlled vibration, Model 820 reliably discharges bulk bag contents. Model 82-SCM Bag Spout Clamping Mechanism, included, allows unrestricted access to bag's discharge spout and attachment to process interface transition equipment in clean and dust-tight manner. Dust Collection System is available to assist in deflating empty bag, and Bag Lifting Racks automatically maintain upward lift on bag and bag liner (if applicable) to facilitate product discharge. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Weigh Batching System integrates tubular cable conveyor.

May 3, 2016

Automated Bulk Bag Weigh Batching System meters ingredients into FLEXI-DISC® Tubular Cable Conveyor, which transports, dust-free, batches of specified weight to processing equipment. While BULK-OUT® BFC Series Discharger has cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for forklift-free loading/unloading, FLOW-FLEXER® Activators foster continuous, complete materials discharge. Conveyor accommodates metered and non-metered inlets as well as multiple full-flow outlets and valved outlets. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Orbital Stretch-Wrapping Machinery features safety guarding.

April 29, 2016

TAB Wrapper Tornado features laser-cut, 16-gauge steel machine guarding with side access door, which lets workers safely replace plastic film rolls without entering machine's interior. When door is opened, wrapper automatically shuts off power to protect workers from contact with wrapping device and eliminate concerns regarding OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 compliance. Guarding also includes multiple built-in emergency stops, accessible from either side of machine, to instantly halt operation. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Packaging Equipment

Graphic Packaging International to Exhibit the Quikflex 300® Packaging Machinery System Designed for the Craft Brewers at the 2016 Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America®

April 27, 2016

ATLANTA - Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (NYSE: GPK) will be exhibiting at the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) and BrewExpo America® from May 3-6, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. At this year's show, the Company will demonstrate its Quikflex® 300 packaging machinery solution along with the latest packaging innovations. The Quikflex 300 is a small-footprint continuous... Read More

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

Coveris Presents Innovative Meat Packaging Solutions at IFFA 2016

April 27, 2016

Coveris, the world’s sixth largest plastic packaging solutions provider, will present its wide range of flexible and rigid packaging offerings for meat at this year’s IFFA. Next to solutions for assorted meat and dried foods, the Company will showcase products for meat and poultry derivatives, delicatessen products, offal, giblets and ready meals. This year’s fair stand will display... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Turntable Stretch Wrapper incorporates branding, roping solutions.

April 19, 2016

Used for wrapping pallets, high-profile Raptor™ HPL features elevated turntable platform, intuitive controls, and usability-optimized UI. Turntable contains lubrication-free power pre-stretch carriage with variable pre-stretch levels from 100%–300%. Able to wrap up to 35 loads/hr, this heavy-duty, semi-automatic machine incorporates Logo Wrap™ film, which promotes brand on pallet loads and reduces product tampering, and roping device that helps contain load by tying it to pallet. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

In-Line Folder/Gluer enhances versatility for digital printers.

April 18, 2016

Designed to foster expeditious and flexible performance for such packaging projects as cartons, pillow packs, room key sleeves, and presentation folders, digi-mollPAK System incorporates many folding and feeding mechanisms. Tipper plate with air blast attachment, movable belts and pans, as well as anti-marking formers maintain workflow. At 15 ft long, system handles material from 70 lb cover to 28 pt stocks in sizes from 2 x 4 in. to 36 x 20 in. Max linear speed is 425 fpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Conditioner combines safety and efficiency.

April 15, 2016

In addition to utilizing hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arms with extended travel, Material Master™ features v-shaped tubular breaker profiles for returning agglomerated materials to free-flowing state. Color touchscreen facilitates access to bulk bag and material conditioning parameters as well as full recipe management functions, system status, and manual mode controls. Rotary lift table positions bulk bag for complete material conditioning on sides, top, and bottom. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Packaging Equipment

Automated Sleeve Applicator conserves time and effort.

April 8, 2016

Constructed for high-volume, long-term use, BSP&trade;45 improves sleeve application by automatically removing sleeves from liner, opening sleeves for wire insertion, and applying sleeves to wires. Automation eliminates repetitive task of manual application that can lead to bottlenecks and repetitive motion injuries. Eliminating hand-application improves processes for intensive wire sleeve users, such as harness shops and panel builders, in multiple industries.<br /> Read More

Packaging Equipment

Orbital Stretch Wrappers support wireless automation package.

March 30, 2016

Wrapper Tornado orbital stretch-wrapping machines are available with optional, wireless automation package that lets truck operators automatically wrap palletized loads to their pallets as single unit without leaving their seats. Along with automated cut and wrap device installed on machinery, wireless automation package includes companion, hand-held, wireless remote control used to start and stop wrapping process from within lift truck cab interior. 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

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

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&#39;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

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&ndash;1,814 kg to accuracy of ±.01%, eliminating material waste. 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&rsquo;s isolator technology, Moduline&trade; 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&ndash;100 mL for liquids and from 2&ndash;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

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Discharger employs hopper shuttle system.

February 18, 2016

Integrating shuttle system that lets used hopper be exchanged for clean, dry hopper in <1 min, BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Discharging Station prevents cross-contamination during material changeovers and eliminates down-time associated with hopper cleaning. Each hopper is equipped with stainless steel rotary valve that meters material into process equipment positioned below mezzanine. Once empty, hopper can be rolled within 2 C-channels to either side of central filling position for sanitizing offline. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Pattern Control System works with hot melt systems.

February 15, 2016

Designed for use with InvisiPac® Tank-Free&trade; Hot Melt System or other hot melt equipment, InvisiPac® Pattern Control System provides accurate material use data. Sudden change in material usage can alert operators to larger issue with system, saving waste and rework of improperly sealed boxes. Featuring color LCD interface, InvisiPac lets users convert from solid adhesive bead to stitched bead and provides on-screen pattern preview that eliminates guesswork in setting up bead locations. Read More