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Circle Flexibag Si-500

August 5, 2014 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Circle Flexibag Si-500 is designed to package thin to viscous liquids, pastes, powders or granulated products. Speeds up to 1400 packages per minute can be achieved depending on package size and packaging material to be used.

Transfer Modules

August 5, 2014 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Transfer modules can be powered independently to provide precise speed control. Product replaces fixed deadplates by providing smooth product transitions between conveyors and other equipment.

PRODUCT VIDEO: Alpine Conveyor

August 5, 2014 7:30 am | by Multi-Conveyor | Product Releases | Comments

Alpine-style systems use elevation changes to send product inclining in a small footprint area. You'll typically find accumulators in food, dairy and beverage packaging applications that require mass-flow production.

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Dairy Energy From Acid Whey

August 4, 2014 3:13 pm | by Lauren Toretta, President, CH4 Biogas | Articles | Comments

The need for environmentally sound disposal solutions for acid whey has created mutually beneficial opportunities for the dairy industry, yogurt producers and manufacturers of biodigesters. With tax credit from the government, these industries can reap all the benefits.

Horizontal Flow Wrapper

August 4, 2014 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

The wrapper produces packages for a wide range of applications such as bakery, confectionery, frozen foods, snack bars, school lunches and sandwiches.

VIDEO: Colbert Pokes Fun of Vessyl Digital Cup

August 1, 2014 8:45 am | by The Colbert Report | Videos | Comments

Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the invention of a digital cup, Vessyl, that tracks and identifies all beverages. This cup can not only tell you what's inside, but it can also stand upright on a table. Can your cup do that?

PRODUCT VIDEO: Syrup Sprayer

August 1, 2014 8:40 am | by Unifiller | Product Releases | Comments

Syrup Sprayer automatically sprays portion controlled liquid products on to cake layers by the use of a product sensor and single shot timer. 

Packaging for Convenience: On-the-Go's the Way to Go

July 31, 2014 9:06 am | by PMMI | Articles | Comments

Whether they want portion control, quick-step cooking or easy handling, consumers are increasingly seeking out food and beverages that cater to their on-the-go lifestyles. For brand owners, that means investing in the equipment and materials that enable new package formats. 

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Mettler Toledo Introduces Food Productivity Guide

July 30, 2014 12:00 pm | by METTLER TOLEDO | News | Comments

Mettler Toledo offers an expert food productivity guide with valuable advice on measuring, weighing and inspection for the food industry. Learn how to effectively use filling, batching, checkweighing and inspection techniques for excellent product quality.

PRODUCT VIDEO: Pie Pusher Conveyor

July 30, 2014 7:50 am | by Dorner Conveyors | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers developed a pusher conveyor that accepts pies from a line on one end. After four pies enter the pusher, they are moved onto the infeed of the oven in a row four across for a total of eight pies across the conveyor — maximizing the oven's capacity.

LED Signal Light

July 30, 2014 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Signal light is a compact design providing versatile status change indication for wide-ranging industrial applications such as conveyor lines, automated guided vehicles, machine tools, robots and warehousing.

3M Commemorates 30 Years of Petrifilm Plate Innovations

July 29, 2014 12:48 pm | by 3M | News | Comments

The 3M Petrifilm Plate technology has expanded significantly since its launch in 1984. Food safety experts around the world have put their trust in 3M for microbial indicator tests. With 16 patents in its portfolio, the company shows no sign of slowing down.

Past is Present: The History of Remote Monitoring

July 29, 2014 9:53 am | by Spencer Cramer, President & CEO of Ei3 | Articles | Comments

In the packaging industry, operators on the line can anticipate potential issues and prevent stoppages in a wide range of applications, including material handling, filling and labeling. Stoppages create costly downtime and waste, which can erode end users’ bottom line. 

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Light-Weight Can End

July 29, 2014 8:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

The easy-open end will look and function like any other easy-open end consumers have come to rely upon when buying their favorite canned foods. However, it will be fashioned from light weight metal, making it 20 percent lighter than comparable ends and the lightest-weight easy-open end of its kind in the U.S.

Air/Gas Flow Meter

July 28, 2014 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

The air/gas flow meter, which measures fuel gas, process gas, inert gas, waste gases and air in small line sizes, is ideal for optimizing natural gas flow control for industrial ovens, heat chambers and furnaces to reduce process and plant fuel costs.

Industrial Gas Back Pressure Regulator

July 25, 2014 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

This industrial gas back pressure regulator offers dual functionality as both a back pressure regulator and high-flow relief valve with an adjustable set point. 

Bulk Bag Discharger

July 24, 2014 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bulk bag system is designed for discharging dehydrated vegetables. Unit features a bulk bag massaging system to promote material flow.

Seafood Ice Mats

July 24, 2014 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ice mats are soaked in saltwater and then frozen. Once frozen, they are laid over the crates containing live seafood to help maintain freshness. Perfect for lobster and crab.

Investing in Energy

July 23, 2014 11:30 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor - @IndustrialAnna | Articles | Comments

It seems every year that budgets get tighter and costs get higher. In manufacturing, where aging equipment is a given and energy rates are a cost center of epic proportions, it’s no wonder management is looking for more efficient ways to put product out the door.

Vertical Z-Style Conveyor

July 23, 2014 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company's vertical z-style conveyor is an ideal solution for food processing facilities who have a need to move product to higher elevations.

Ethernet Driver

July 23, 2014 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company's new Ethernet driver in Kepware Technologies KEPServerEX version 5.15 is an OPC communications platform that allows PC software to access controller data/variables with a streamlined and easy-to-use interface.

Carbon-Graphite Bearings

July 22, 2014 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

These new bearings are specifically designed for dry running in high temperature applications. The product is a great choice for high temperature equipment, including continuous bakery ovens, screw conveyors and continuous dryers.

Magnetic Separators

July 22, 2014 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Company introduces line of magnetic separators to their distribution structure. The line includes six items: a magnetic mat, the RapidClean, the MAGRAM, a magnet filter combo, a pressure pipeline separator and a spherical pipeline magnet.

Obtaining Facility-Wide Energy Intelligence is Easier Than You Think

July 21, 2014 2:54 pm | by Allison Parker | Articles | Comments

Regardless of the size of the facility, the first hurdle most plant managers and engineers encounter in meeting facility-wide energy management is the absence of detailed data about how energy is being used within their facilities — beyond the metered usage.

How Can Plastic Pallets Impact Cleanliness and Drive Change?

July 21, 2014 8:10 am | by Bob Klimko, Director of Marketing, Food and Beverage, ORBIS Corp. | Articles | Comments

Today, as in the past, standard operating procedures decree that anything moved into a food production area is moved on a pallet. This can introduce significant risk if these pallets have not been specifically designed for sanitation and adhere to FSMA.

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