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Sanitary Filter Receiver is designed for food applications.
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'); document.write('Sanitary Filter Receiver (SFR) automatically separates product material from convey air for vacuum and pressure conveying sanitary applications in batch and continuous processes. Round corners as well as absence of ledges and hidden areas facilitate cleaning, while tool-less side entry access door affords access to filter media. Along with removable tube filter assemblies, features include integral 70° hopper, stainless steel construction, and pressure differential indicator.'); document.write('
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Biodegradable Molding Material is available for food packaging.
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'); document.write('Safe to freeze and offering heat resistance up to 428°F, Ahlstrom NatureMold™ provides environmentally friendly alternative to molds and trays made from plastic or aluminum for use in range of food applications. Properties facilitate release while promoting wet strength and grease resistance. Produced from renewable resources with FSC™-certified pulp, material also aids branding and differentiation via watermarking or dying options enabled via various hot food contact-approved colors.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Food Container features reclosable design.
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'); document.write('Suitable for soups, sauces, and ready meals, Bebo TwistT Container can be specified in mono or multilayer polypropylene and with variety of decoration options. Thermoformed tub incorporates thread segments in seal flange which securely lock with inner thread flights on injection molded PP lids to keep product safe between uses. Featuring EVOH layer that provides barrier against oxygen ingress, high-barrier version allows hot fill, pasteurization, sterilization, and aseptic filling.'); document.write('
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Cartonboard suits luxury end uses.
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'); document.write('With exceptional smoothness, Carta Allura is suited for foil lamination, high-gloss varnish, and other special effects. Lightweight but firm product offers consistency and stiffness, enabling trouble-free production processes. Reverse side is also coated to ensure optimal finish to inside of carton. Carta Allura is most suitable for beautycare, high-end food and beverages, as well as graphic applications.'); document.write('
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Food Slicer helps ensure safety during food preparation.
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'); document.write('Featuring knife on pivot point, Dexter® Safe-Splitter™ provides optimized leveraging power to enable quick and controlled slicing, dicing, and chopping of produce and fruit. Knife stores in tower for safety and convenience. Entire unit disassembles for cleaning and includes USDA-approved poly cutting board.'); document.write('
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Post-Baking Dryers target smaller, regional bakeries.
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'); document.write('To meet needs of smaller regional bakeries, Bantam-Series Macrowave™ Post-Baking Dryers can boost throughput capacities by 30% or more while eliminating checking and over-coloring problems. Systems are designed for up to 1 m wide bands producing 3,000 lb/hr or less and do not require any external plant cooling or heavy electrical drops. Design, featuring minimal number of components, lends to robustness and helps simplify maintenance.'); document.write('
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Refill Station encourages sustainable hydration.
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'); document.write('Providing 24/7 access to chilled, naturally filtered water, Wave Refill Station helps minimize use of disposable bottles in shared and high-traffic spaces, such as offices and gyms. Filtration process removes contaminants as well as unpleasant tastes and odors from water without removing health-essential minerals and nutrients. Utilizing 24/7 on-board health monitoring system, unit reports water quality to WaterFillz Clean Team for quality assurance.'); document.write('
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Bottom-Injection Systems chill proteins from bottom of mixers.
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'); document.write('Suited for ground meat, poultry, or seafood, ACCU-CHILL® Bottom-Injection Chilling Systems chill proteins from bottom of mixers/blenders with cryogenic efficiency. Temperature can be controlled within ±1.0°F, helping to ensure consistent product quality and repeatable mixing and forming operations. Using either liquid carbon dioxide or liquid nitrogen, ACCU-CHILL systems are inherently more efficient than top-injected systems that typically use CO2 snow or sometimes nitrogen.'); document.write('
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Optical Sorters feature software-driven intelligence.
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'); document.write('Available for Manta®, Optyx®, and Tegra® belt-driven G6 optical sorters, Sort-to-Grade™ feature for potato processors enables sorters to grade by count, accepting or rejecting each defective piece to control quality of output to defined grade, as defined by processor. By reducing unnecessary rejects, software increases yield 1–3%. Sorting foreign material remains unchanged since every processor is looking to remove 100% of FM regardless of count.'); document.write('
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Stainless Steel Scissor Lift includes safety rail.
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'); document.write('Constructed of food grade stainless steel, Scissor Lift Table is designed to lift goods only, including variety of meats. Models range in stroke from 0.8–1.8 m with platform lengths from 950–3,000 mm. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, table can be installed in pit or operated on factory floor. Typical applications include: workbench for primary foods, handling fragile goods, packing and unpacking goods, and stacking pallets automatically or manually.'); document.write('
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Adjustable Slant Riser targets fresh food cases.
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'); document.write('By slanting forward to present product at optimal viewing angle for shoppers, Slant Riser with Adjustable Height Legs can increase sales in fresh food cases. Unit measures 24 x 29 in. with legs that adjust from 6–8.75 in. in 1 in. increments. Compatible with most deli, bakery, meat, and seafood cases, black ABS plastic riser includes integrated front lip to secure product, pans, bowls, and platters. Custom sizes and colors are available.'); document.write('
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Barrier Liner targets bag-in-box foods.
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'); document.write('Offering blend of moisture barrier, mineral oil barrier, and breathability, Amcor Vodex Generation II helps ensure food protection and safe consumption. Recyclable, co-extruded packaging solution additionally provides aroma and flavor retention, easy-opening, and ability to be tailored to specific product needs, with features such as puncture resistance.'); document.write('
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Transparent and Aseptic Package helps differentiate products.
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'); document.write('Ecolean Air Aseptic Clear comes in 200 and 250 ml sizes and is suited for such contents as non-carbonated soft drinks. While transparency makes product visible to consumer, degree of printability helps differentiate products from others on store shelves. Product is designed for minimal environmental impact. Once emptied, it becomes flat as to occupy minimal waste volume.'); document.write('
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PET Water Bottle offers less weight, increased performance.
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'); document.write('At 7.95 g, RightWeight™ 0.5 L PET bottle for still water helps reduce weight while maintaining or increasing bottle performance and without compromising quality. Top-load performance of 33 kg, without nitrogen dosing, is offered using standard 26/22 caps, and resistance helps eliminate over-squeeze issue that can result in unintentional spilling of contents. Blowing pressure for bottle is 20 bar, and design elements can be adapted as needed.'); document.write('
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Red Wine Grape Sorter for MOG removal.
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'); document.write('Combining mechanical MOG (material other than grape) removal shaker and optical sorting with integral juice recovery system, VitiSort™ helps wineries producing 5,000–50,000 cases/year improve product quality and reallocate labor. Two-stage, stainless steel system sorts up to 5 tons of red grapes per hour while removing unwanted objects. Featuring color touchscreen control panel with GUI, mobile unit has associated yield loss of 2%–4% depending on grape variety and destemmer effectiveness.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Wavy Pans add dimension and visual interest to cold cases.
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'); document.write('Via wavy pans, Modular Displayware adds dimension and visual appeal to cold food displays. Multiple sizes and styles of pans, which are dishwasher safe and NSF listed, fit into standard-sized food wells and can be used safely in temperatures from -40 to +212°F. Lids are available for all pan sizes to promote and facilitate safe storage.'); document.write('
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Servo-Drive Auger suits form, fill, seal applications.
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'); document.write('Featuring 16 gallon hopper with 6 in. diameter hopper inlet and fill range of 5 g to 5 lb, Revolution Series Auger is suited for dry-product filling within food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Direct drive unit includes full color touchscreen interface, PLC-based controls, non-proprietary electrical components, and in-line check weight feedback. Available options include hopper level control, off-line check weight feedback with scale, and controls for flapper tooling.'); document.write('
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Clear Storage Boxes aid food storage, inventory management.
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'); document.write('Offered in various sizes, clear storage containers enable instant food identification and assessment of inventory levels. Construction is of polycarbonate plastic, which withstands temperature from -40 to +210°F, and optional lids are compatible with all sizes. Dishwasher safe for accelerated cleaning, products are NSF-approved for safe food storage. Additional sizes and styles can be made to order.'); document.write('
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Platstic Jar complies with food contact legislation.
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'); document.write('Featuring high barrier material structure that protects against moisture and oxygen, Artemis Jar is suitable for dried, powdered, and granulated products such as nuts, instant coffee, and infant formula. Design incorporates non-round neck feature, integrated ring pull, and flip-top lid for resealing between uses. Blow molded in multilayer PP/EVOH/PP structure, recyclable jar is suitable for hot and cold filling. Wide area is provided for decoration by printing, labeling, or sleeving.'); document.write('
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Horizontal Flow Wrapper features all-servo motor design.
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'); document.write('With fully adjustable former and multiple cutting head sizes, Pack 101 can package wide range of products, including confectionery and bakery items, snacks, medical devices, prepared foods, hardware, and consumer goods. HMI provides color touchscreen and intuitive icon-driven navigation that facilitates set-up, operation, and diagnostics. Special monitoring software detects errors and stops cutting head, minimizing potential for machine jams and unnecessary downtime.'); document.write('
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