Packaging Technologies-Dairy Processors

The new overwrapping machine integrated by Synerlink

January 25, 2013
The new overwrapping machine AP360 connected to an Arcil form-fill-seal machine is delivering 43,200 cups per hour, or 360 packs per minute of paperboard sleeved packs of two cups for a dairy plant in Japan.
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SIG Combibloc's EcoPlus packaging has new sustainable screw cap

January 24, 2013
SIG Combibloc’s combibloc EcoPlusis is now available with the very lightweight and sustainable combiCap screw cap.
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International news

SIG Combibloc invests in extrusion line in Brazil plant

The company reported 60% growth in 2012. The packaging plant will help meet demand.
January 21, 2013

SIG Combibloc said this month that it has begun work on the second stage of a plant expansion in Parana state, Brazil. An investment of more than 36 million Euros (100 million Brazilian reais) to install an extrusion line will make allow the company to laminate unprocessed cardboard on-site for the aseptic carton packs. 

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A-B-C’s Model 206 packs cartons or bottles, single or multipacks

January 20, 2013
A-B-C’s Model 206 packs cartons or bottles, single or multipacks into full height, half height, or end-panel display trays or RSC cases at speeds up to 30 trays per minute.
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MWV partners with Danone creating promotional packaging that coincides with Ice Age 4 movie release

January 18, 2013
MWV partnered with Danone to create promotional packaging that coincided with the release of the Century Fox children’s movie, Ice Age 4, in Brazil.
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Harpak-ULMA offers Rama retail ready secondary packaging solutions

January 18, 2013
Harpak-ULMA offers Rama retail ready secondary solutions that use less material than traditional RSC packaging with unlimited graphic possibilities
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Can we get what we need from sustainable packaging?

Mick Jagger told us in song that we can’t always get what we want. But milk jugs and milk crates give us what want and need from a sustainability point of view.
January 17, 2013
Consumers want sustainable food packaging. Food manufacturers want to use sustainable packaging. Many packaging suppliers are striving to meet marketplace demands. But we live in an imperfect world and we can’t always get what we want. That said improvements are being made and have been made over the years.
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Adhesive equipment

Intertape Polymer expands its adhesive transfer tapes line

January 8, 2013
Intertape Polymer Group expands its adhesive transfer tapes product line.
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Bottle caps

Simplimatic Automation's new cap feeder accommodates lighter-weight caps

The equipment requires fewer change parts. The larger hopper reduces downtime and saves money.
January 3, 2013

Simplimatic Automation has developed a new cap feeder that is said to be able to save time and money by reducing or eliminating the downtime required for retooling to the popular, lightweight PCO 1880 bottle caps.

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Portola Packaging introduces GreenLyte plug-seal closure line for hot-fill, aseptic beverages

December 20, 2012
Portola Packaging Inc. is introducing GreenLyte, a new line of plug-seal, high-density polyethylene closures for single and multiserve, hot-fill and aseptic beverage packaging applications.
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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 


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