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Muller Technology Develops Industry’s First Hybrid Pail with 75 Percent Less Plastic

October 12, 2021

Muller Technology, a leading global supplier of molds and automation solutions for thin-wall packaging, has collaborated with a leading European packaging manufacturer to develop the industry’s first hybrid pail which significantly reduces plastics use and delivers strong barrier properties and a more sustainable and environmentally-sound packaging option. The 1.2-L Skel-Pac system – targeted for food and…


R.A Jones Debuts Market-First Packaging Machinery at Pack Expo 2021, Enabling High-Speed Production of Recycle-Ready Packaging

September 29, 2021

While at PACK EXPO, R.A Jones showcased its future-ready packaging machinery, the Meridian XR MPS-300, customized to support The Bumble Bee Seafood Company’s major shift to a recycle-ready packaging format for multi-pack can products. The packaging equipment is the next evolution of R.A Jones’ multipacker for canned food and beverages, custom-built to replace Bumble Bee’s…


Meeting All Demands: Syntegon Technology Reports on the Challenges of Secondary Packaging for Home Products

June 9, 2021

They perform valuable services at home: wet wipes, air fresheners, tissues and insect control products ensure freshness, hygiene, and health on a daily basis. But first, they must find their way from the manufacturers to the consumers. Robust and attractive secondary packaging plays a decisive role, as it provides for both safe transport and an…


EDL Packaging Customizes Its Twin Stream Bundler To Streamline Shelving of Personal Care Products

June 8, 2021

In April, EDL Packaging based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, designed and manufactured a shrink film bundler for personal care liquid soaps and face cleansers for a large contract packer that manufactures under license for well-known national brands. The bundler is used to collate and securely bundle 3-packs, 4-packs, and 6-packs of shrink-wrapped bottles, which allows…


EDL Double Tight Wrap Bundler Securely Bundles Molded Pulp Fiber School Food Trays

April 13, 2021

In March EDL Packaging, based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, shipped a Double Tight Wrap shrink bundler for molded pulp fiber beverage carriers and food trays to the world’s largest supplier of food packaging materials. One of several EDL Packaging Double Tight Wrap bundlers used by this customer, the new bundler will be operating at a…


Smurfit Kappa Launches Additional TopClip Packing System Designed For Smaller Brands

February 22, 2021

Smurfit Kappa announced the launch of a new packing system for its sustainable TopClip product, a paper-based replacement for plastic shrink wrap that bundles beverage multi-packs. This packing system, which is designed for smaller businesses and brands, comes after the launch of its high-speed machine with KHS last year. This now completes the portfolio of…


Hartz Mountain Opens New Production Line With SOMIC Wraparound Case Packer System

January 25, 2021

One of the oldest and most respected companies in the pet industry has completed installation of one of the newest retail ready, secondary packaging machines in North America. The Hartz Mountain Corporation began running a new production line in mid-December to handle pet care products at its production facility in Pleasant Plain, Ohio, with a…


OH SNAP! Pickling Co. Orders Third New SOMIC Wraparound Case Packer System

October 8, 2020

Already experiencing solid production results after installing two high-speed SOMIC case packing systems three months ago, OH SNAP!® Pickling Co. has ordered a third retail ready 424 W3 wraparound machine. The compact, end-of-line unit is expected to be online in the second quarter of 2021. To keep up with demand, OH SNAP! is reportedly running…


Syntegon Technology to Virtually Showcase Sustainable Packaging System for Powder Products

April 23, 2020

Since interpack 2020 has been postponed, Syntegon Technology plans to present a bagging and case packing system for powder applications with brand new features online at its virtual show. The system yields a number of new sustainability benefits: the SVE 3220 Doy Zip vertical form, fill and seal machine can now use recyclable plastic and…


EDL’s Double Tight Wrappers Use LDPE Film

April 13, 2020

EDL Double Tight Wrap shrink-wrapping machines employ two perpendicular bands of LDPE film to tightly unitize and totally enclose multipacks of packaged pet foods. The two opposing wraps are then fused during heat shrinking to ensure that the individual packages are integrated into a stable unit that eliminates shifting of product. This makes the packages…


Flexibility in Multipacking & Shrink Bundling

March 23, 2020

By Maria Ferrante, Senior Director, Marketing and Communications at PMMI One of the biggest benefits of shrink bundling is flexibility and adaptability. Since one width of film can adapt to multiple collations of product, it is an ideal solution for manufacturers of multiple pack sizes and styles. Additionally, with stores stocking more types of product on…


Optimizing Case and Tray Packing Flexibility in the Tissue and Nonwovens Industry

March 4, 2020

By Edson The need for flexibility in case packing in the tissue and nonwovens industry has never been greater. Consumers are demanding more choices in paper towels, hygienic tissue paper, diapers, incontinence products, facial tissue, toilet paper and wet wipes. Wet-wipe consumption overall – including cleaning cloths, baby wipes, and feminine hygiene and cosmetic wipes…


An Upgrade Instead of a New Acquisition: Line Tuning for Bar Packers

December 2, 2019

Switzerland is the home of irresistible chocolate. Since the 19th century, the chocolatiers from the highly respected Chocolat Frey AG have been crafting delectable treats out of cocoa. The cornerstone for the sweet success of the current market leader in Swiss chocolate is an uncompromising focus on exceptional quality – this applies to the raw…


Wexxar Bel Debuts New DELTA 1 Fully Automatic Case Former with MXM System and Automatic Case Size Adjust at PACK EXPO 2019

September 11, 2019

Wexxar Bel debuts new DELTA 1 fully automatic case former with MXM System and automatic case size adjust in Booth C-2824 at Pack Expo 2019.


Orion Packaging Systems to Display at Pack Expo

September 11, 2019

Orion’s LoPro drag chain offers universal loading and smooth, quick conveyance at up to 60 Feet Per Minute.


Quest is Powering Up Its Robotic Pouch Packer and Space-Saving Skid-Based Palletizer Capabilities in Booth C-3026 at Pack Expo 2019

September 11, 2019

ProMach’s newest key acquisition, Quest Industrial, is exhibiting its new Quik Pick & Pack robotic pick and place cell, along with its Boxed-Bot robotic palletizer, at Pack Expo 2019.


Model 360 2-in-1 Bottle Unpacker and Packer: A-B-C Packaging

August 15, 2019

A-B-C offers an automated packaging solution for processors who manually unpack and repack bottles in reusable cases.


Case Packer for Frozen Food Products Provides Maximum Flexibility

August 5, 2019

Douglas reported that its Axiom® IM Case Packer met a customer’s need to package frozen food cartons. The solution incorporates a shuttle bucket infeed capable of two products in the direction of travel and a Velocity® Stacker to form multiple layers. The machine flexibility allows the customer to run single cartons and multipacks into wraparound…


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Bosch Packaging Technology to crack Bag-in-Box at PACK EXPO 2019

July 10, 2019

At PACK EXPO 2019, Bosch Packaging Technology plans to demonstrate its single source bag-in-box system expertise.


Model 49 Decaser: A-B-C Packaging

March 28, 2019

The Model 49 accepts cases from the conveyor either back-to-back or spaced, unloads and single files containers and uprights the empty cases for transfer to case packing.