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July 2020

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In The News:

Metered High-Speed Servo Conveyors
Multi-Conveyor recently built a metered servo merge conveyor as part of a larger system to transport packaged food. Read More

Tauber-Arons To Auction Multi-Million Dollar Late Model Yogurt Making Equipment From Former General Mills Yogurt Facility In Carson, Calif.
Tauber-Arons of Los Angeles announced that it will handle the complete liquidation of the former General Mills Yoplait and Go-Gurt production facility in Carson, Calif. Read More

Aptar Food + Beverage Announces Market Launch of SeaWell
Aptar Food + Beverage, part of AptarGroup, Inc. has launched its SEAWELL™ Protective Packaging System with a national retailer in more than 3,800 store locations. Read More

ProMach Acquires Modern Packaging a Provider of Cup and Tray Filling Solutions
ProMach announced that it has acquired Modern Packaging, a manufacturer of filling and sealing solutions for the food and dairy industries. Read More

OH SNAP! Pickling Co. Nears Completion of SOMIC Wraparound Case Packers Installation
Wisconsin-based OH SNAP!® Pickling Co. is in the final stages of installing two new high-speed SOMIC end-of-line packaging machines. Read More

New Research Reveals Sustainability is Transforming Businesses’ Approach to Packaging Innovation
A new survey by paper-based packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has revealed sustainability is transforming the innovation agenda as businesses rethink products and packaging solutions in an effort to tackle environmental waste. Read More

Milo’s Debuts 12-Pack of Famous Sweet Tea Singles
Milo’s Tea Company announced the launch of a new offering for summer, debuting a 12-pack of Milo’s Famous Sweet Tea single serve bottles. The new 12-pack of Milo’s Famous Sweet Tea is reportedly the same... Read More

Gutfried Organic Chicken Meat Sausage in Innovative Packaging
Through collaboration, Zur Mühlen Group (Gutfried), BASF, SABIC and SÜDPACK are reportedly breaking new ground in packaging. Read More

A Packaging Design Update Enables More Sustainable Packaging Printing
In its recently published sustainability report, Linkosuon Leipomo Oy states how it has paid attention to sustainable development in packaging production and chosen an eco-friendlier printing method for its packaging. Read More

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M-WB Series (Walking Beam)
The IM-WB Pouchmaster series is our latest addition to our quality line of horizontal form fill and seal machines.  Pouch clamps and the clamp carrying chain is eliminated.  The line shaft below the pouch center line has been eliminated creating an improved design for the most sanitary applications. With this machine, we can form, fill, and seal standup zipper pouches up to 7.5” wide 2-up, achieving speeds up to 100+ pouches per minute.

www.hmcproducts.org/machines

Featured in Packaging Technology Today:

Influx of Robotics Ease End-of-Line Operations
Small and medium-sized companies are particularly sensitive to workforce gaps and meeting increasing production demands. Doing more with less by supplementing manual processes with targeted robotics, can reduce human idle time for SMEs, by as much as 85 percent. Read More

Rethinking Augmented Reality for Packaging and Sustainability
Connected packaging, enabled by augmented reality (AR) technology, can be used to educate and empower people to make thoughtful, informed purchase decisions. Read More

Featured Products:

Silgan’s new KS2 Closure for HOD Water Bottles Features a Flow-in Liner, Pierceable Shell and Crack-Resistant Material
Silgan Closures has launched its new one-piece 55 mm KS2 plastic closure for five-gallon and three-gallon Home and Office Delivery (HOD) water bottles.
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Vived Management Releases the New Hot Tack Tester
The J&B Hottack tester has reportedly helped people get better results in R&D and QC for more than 25 years.
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New Multi-Packing Applicator Maximizes Can Output
WaveGrip, a brand of Berry Global, has a G2 multi-packing applicator that has reportedly helped a leading Canadian beverage company to fully automate its packing line and double its canning output.
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The Mettler Toledo X39 X-Ray Inspection System Conducts Ten Product Integrity Checks in One Inspection Pass
The X39 X-ray inspection system designed by Mettler-Toledo Safeline enables manufacturers of frozen formed burger patties to detect and reject non-conforming products, including both those containing contaminants and those with other product irregularities.
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FlexPak Leak Detectors Inc.’s Standard Model FP392220 Leak Detector
FlexPak Leak Detectors Inc.’s Acrylic Vacuum Chambers are used for package leak detection throughout the packaging industry.
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New Lids for The Collective are a Recipe for Success
Leading pre-cut lids manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group) has produced a differentiated lidding solution for gourmet yogurt brand, The Collective.
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In Case You Missed It:

For Blister Packaging, the Future is in 3D
Determining ideal, per-product blister packaging solutions has been an ongoing challenge in the pharmaceutical and nutritional sectors for decades. Read More

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Packaging Technology Today – July 2020
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