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New economic snack food packing solutions

Ishida Europe has developed a range of entry-level weigher/bagmaker combination units which offer an economic, medium speed solution for food manufacturers, thus delivering a fast payback on a reduced investment cost while ensuring consistent weights, pack quality and seal integrity. The Ishida First Range comprises either a 10 or 14 head CCW-SE economy multihead weigher […]

Adaptable tray sealing

Heat sealing company Proseal is launching its latest innovation in tray sealing.  The new fully flexible Proseal GT5 incorporates a number of technical developments and enhancements to deliver a machine that, in twin configuration, is capable of achieving in excess of 200 trays per minute across all pack formats. In particular, the machine has been […]

New ultra-high-speed bag-in-box and beer-in-box filler

Alfa Laval – a global provider of products and modules for the beer, beverage and food industries – has launched an aseptic beer-in-box filler plus an ultra-high-speed bag-in-box filler that is 4-5 times faster than standard aseptic fillers. The new rotating filler is capable of filling consumer bag-in-boxes from 3-20 liter with a dispenser cap […]

Thermal ink jet printing for tea packaging

Infusion GB, a tea packaging manufacturer, is printing directly onto enveloped tea bags for the first time, following its investment in three Domino G220i thermal ink jet printers. Packaging teas and herbal drinks for brands such as Pukka Herbs, Twinings, Tetley and Lipton, Infusion GB found that there was demand from customers for best before […]

Flex-Grader designed for meat and poultry applications

Ishida Europe has announced the launch of Flex-Grader, a new grader that is designed for a wide range of meat, fish and poultry batching and grading applications. The Flex-Grader uses Ishida’s high performance weighing technology to provide a high speed, accurate operation that is able to grade product to a variety of different specifications. Depending […]

Quick-clean inspection machine launched

Loma Systems has introduced its X⁵ x-ray inspection system, which incorporates new features that can bring product integrity to the busiest of food packing lines. Responding to user demands for ease of cleaning and reduced maintenance, it has been redesigned to deliver maximum uptime in round-the-clock manufacturing sites whilst identifying and rejecting the smallest contaminants. […]

New packaging systems for bakery sector

Tisomi Packaging Machinery, a horizontal flowrapping specialist, is targeting the bakery and morning goods sectors with the latest packaging systems that meet the demands of the marketplace by protecting the integrity of goods and offering prolonged shelf life. Many food companies require packaging systems that can safely wrap a whole range of different shaped products […]

Food safety developments to be showcased

The latest developments and innovations in food safety and quality control will be showcased in an event being organised by packaging systems specialist Ishida Europe. From 21st October to 6th November, the company will be running a series of demonstrations at its UK headquarters in Woodgate, Birmingham to highlight the capabilities of its newest x-ray, […]

Vacuum packing boosts meat sales by 80%

A new lightweight shallow rigid tray developed by Linpac Packaging for vacuum skin packing (VSP) has helped a supermarket chain to increase sales of its meat products by 80%. Linpac, a multi-material packaging manufacturer, worked in partnership with machine manufacturer Mondini and film manufacturer Bemis to create a pack which combines the extended shelf life […]

Automated packing line meets criteria for shelf-ready applications

A fully automated case erecting and robotic loading solution by Endoline Machinery at Nairn’s Oatcakes has automated a labour intensive operation, improved efficiency, and overcome previous limitations to meet retailer expectations on shelf ready applications. For ease of construction, Nairn’s had traditionally utilised tuck in bottom cases, but new criteria set out by supermarkets and […]

Pacepacker bagging line makes the grade

For just over a decade, Pacepacker Services’ Total Bag Control (TBC) bagging system installed at Pasta Foods has adapted to meet the company’s changing needs and has continued to provide reliable, dust-free operation. Pasta Foods is a producer of snack pellets and dry pasta. Based in the UK, the operation supplies customers with tailor-made solutions […]

Hygienic and gentle packaging for bean sprouts

France’s biggest producer of bean sprouts, Heng Sieng SA, has automated its packing operation with the installation of two Ishida multihead weighers that deliver a combination of gentle and hygienic handling with fast and accurate weighing. Established 20 years ago, Heng Sieng SA imports mung bean seeds from Asia and germinates them to produce quality […]

Boundaries pushed for snack packing speeds

Ishida Europe is introducing an enhancement to its Atlas range of snack food bagmakers which, the company says, will increase its already-high speeds on potato chips by a further 35% to 150 bags per minute, on a single packaging machine. The new Ishida Charge Transfer Control (CTC) system can be retrofitted to existing Atlas systems, […]

Vacuum skin pack launched for meat and fish products

Tray sealer specialist Packaging Automation has launched a vacuum skin pack option for its eclipse range of tray sealers – a new pack format that is gaining popularity in the meat, poultry and fish sectors. The skin system of sealing offers high visibility vacuum packs on a pre-formed tray which is aimed at improving shelf […]