Wrapping Machinery

Rust Problems with Slit Coil Steel Edges Solved with Orbital Stretch Wrapping Solutions from Yellow Jacket

Since purchasing two Yellow Jacket Orbital Stretch Wrappers about a year ago, Steel Works (Granite City, IL) has not had a single coil steel order returned because of rust. Because of its location near the Mississippi River, the steel slitting company has always had to contend with the humidity and rapidly changing temperatures of the region which cause the steel coils that the company slits and...

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Technifor Introduces 2D Compatible Intgegrated Marking Unit
Marking Equipment

Technifor Introduces 2D Compatible Intgegrated Marking Unit

Charlotte, NC November 1, 2006...Technifor announces CN 110p Micro-Percussion(TM) indent marking unit is now 2D compatible for machine-readable codes such as Data Matrix. In addition, the self-contained marking unit uses less space and requires no extra integration costs such as mounting of a separate controller, cabinet and complex wiring tasks. The CN110p, designed for industrial automated...

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Marking Equipment

DataLase® Wins Award for DataLase® CASEMARK(TM) at UK Packaging Awards 2006

(OCTOBER 16, 2006) - DataLase, originator of the award-winning DataLase® process, announces that it has been awarded the Highly Commended" accolade for DataLase® CASEMARK(TM), its alternative to print-and-apply labels, at the UK Packaging Awards. The recognition, presented to DataLase, was in the Technical Innovation category and saw the company honored over five other industry...

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Cans

Premier Foods Packs Its New Angel Delight® Custard in a Sonoco Paperboard Can

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 -- PACK EXPO -- United Kingdom consumers who enjoy the rich, creamy flavors of Premier Foods' popular Bird's Custard brand now have a lighter alternative called Angel Delight(R) custard packed in paperboard cans from Sonoco. Angel Delight instant custard mix is available in nine flavors: banana, butterscotch, chocolate, lemon, raspberry, strawberry, and three no-sugar added...

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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies
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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies

Distillation is a separation unit operation that involves multiple countercurrent-stage steps, separating two or more volatile components. This results in the contact of liquid and vapor most generally in counterflow. Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies provides an in-depth look at everything you need to know about distillation, including: Design procedures Equipment components Applications

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Pouches

Consumers Will Soon Have a New Heat-and-Eat Option: Rice Now® in Sonoco's Sonotort(TM) Shatterproof(TM) Retort Pouch

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 // -- Pack Expo 2006 -- Working people, school children, and busy seniors hungry for a hot meal, but who don't have the time or the inclination to cook, will soon have a new option. In early 2007, Now Foods, LLC will introduce Rice Now(R), a line of prepared rice dishes in Sonoco's Sonotort(TM) Shatterproof(TM) microwaveable retort pouches that satisfy the growing demand for...

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Robots

Kuka Robotics Selected by AMF Automation Technologies to Provide Robotics for Meat Basket Stacking and De-Stacking System

KUKA KR 180 PA Palletizing Robot to be Used in Automated Food Distribution System to Increase Throughput and Improve Working Conditions Clinton Township, Michigan - October 2, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by AMF Automation Technologies (AMF) as its robotics supplier for its new meat food distribution...

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Packaging Materials

Eastman Introduces the Next Generation of PET

New ParaStar resins offer significant performance, economic and environmental benefits to beverage brand owners and converters Chicago, Ill. (October 30, 2006)- Eastman Chemical Company, the world's largest producer of PET for packaging, introduces the next generation of PET resins. Named ParaStar, these innovative resins offer enhanced bottle clarity, product purity, production and supply chain...

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Case/Tray Packer accelerates low-volume operations.
Packers

Case/Tray Packer accelerates low-volume operations.

Invex(TM) incorporates flexibility of electronic motion controls in 12 case/tray per minute unit that provides smooth, quiet operation. Programmable motors are adaptable to run range of products and facilitate changeovers. OMAC Packaging Guidelines standards-based connectivity and IEC conforming software structure makes Invex PackML- and PackTags-ready. Along with software modularity, it offers...

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Labelers

Packaging System ensures 100% pack sequence verification.

In addition to packaging products to be shipped, PriorityPak(TM) System scans bar codes, weighs item, and applies shipping labels. Smart-sensing technology scans item's dimensions to deliver correct amount of Cold Seal® cohesive-coated material from 2 supply rolls. Item is automatically weighed, postage is calculated, and before system forms package, it prints and applies shipping label to...

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Cans

Aimia Foods Launches Its New Galaxy® Hot Chocolate Bliss Drink Mix in Sonoco Sono-Wrap® Pack

CHICAGO, Oct. 31 -- Pack Expo 2006 -- Being the first in a new package is bliss for Aimia Foods, which recently introduced Galaxy® Hot Chocolate Bliss, a traditional hot chocolate drink, in Sonoco's Sono-Wrap® single-wrap paperboard package, Europe's first use of the innovative rectangle-shaped can for hot chocolate. Sonoco is supplying Aimia Foods with a 103 x 99 x 155mm (400 gram) Sono-...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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