New Closure Slitting and Band Folding Machine Comes with Cap Counting Accumulation

Press Release Summary:

  • Features six-camera vision inspection including closure integrity, closure contamination, bore seal gaging and cavity number recognition
  • Offers tracking capabilities and patented spark inspection unit for pinhole detection at the injection point 
  • Ideal for plastic beverage closure manufacturers who perform a post-molding process of slitting and folding tamper-evident bands for closures ranging in size from 24 to 38mm.

Original Press Release:

MMC Packaging Equipment Unveils New High-Speed Closure Slitting, Band Folding Machine at K 2019

Wayne, Pa. (October 2, 2019) — MMC Packaging Equipment, a Tekni-Plex business, will be highlighting its new high-speed (up to 2,400 parts per minute) closure slitting and band folding machine at K 2019, October 16-23, Dusseldorf, Germany, Hall 13 / C73. 

The new generation turnkey solution is ideal for plastic beverage closure manufacturers who perform a post-molding process of slitting and folding tamper-evident bands for closures ranging in size from 24 to 38mm.

“MMC has been supplying closure slitters to the industry for more than 25 years. We have now developed a new generation of high speed slitting that has been engineered with Industry 4.0 attributes to optimize manufacturing,” said Christiane El-Tekly, general manager. “This includes a broad array of functions including overall equipment performance, detailed inspection and production data and remote support access.”

The system also features a six-camera vision inspection to help meet quality objectives. The vision checks include closure integrity, closure contamination, bore seal gaging and cavity number recognition. The machine offers superior tracking capabilities and a patented spark inspection unit for pinhole detection at the injection point. A cap counting accumulation and boxing system is designed to avoid upstream process interruption.

About MMC Packaging Equipment

For almost 30 years, MMC Packaging has been designing, developing and commercializing leading-edge, post-molding automation systems. MMC is an expert equipment manufacturer of cap lining/wadding, cap assembly, cap-slitting and band-folding, and cap closing machines for both specialty and beverage closures. Additionally, MMC’s peripherals, from vision quality control to feeding and orientation systems, complete a comprehensive offering.

About Tekni-Plex, Inc.

Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a wide variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and operates manufacturing sites across ten countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.

Media Contacts:
Peter Gavigan
Tekni-Plex
+1 (908) 720-5391
Peter.Gavigan@tekni-plex.com

Sophia Dilberakis
SD Communications
+1 (312) 813-0113
sophiad@att.net

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