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METTLER TOLEDO’s May 8 webinar: Four steps to perfect product quality in flow-wrap applications

By Mettler Toledo   


The new webinar features expert strategies on enhancing food safety and efficiency in flow-wrap packaging

Royston, Hertfordshire, U.K. – March 21, 2024 – METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection, a global leader in product-safety technologies, is pleased to announce its upcoming webinar titled “Four Steps to Maximize Product Quality in Horizontal Flow-Wrap Applications.” The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, with sessions at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. GMT.

In this impactful session, attendees will hear from industry experts as they explore the challenges confronting food manufacturers packaging products in flow wraps. Against the backdrop of evolving packaging regulations, manufacturers grapple with intricate challenges, including packaging complexities and accelerated production, all of which can diminish crucial manufacturing time and accuracy. This webinar will explore strategies for navigating these constraints to combat rising manufacturing costs and enhance production efficiency.

Experts on the webinar will discuss four key steps to optimize product quality in packaging. These steps include advanced inspection technologies such as metal detection, X-ray, vision technology and check-weighing, specifically tailored to address the unique requirements of horizontal flow-wrapped production lines for high-speed applications, such as snacks.


Presenting this insightful webinar is Niall McRory, the Global Key Account Manager at Mettler-Toledo, who brings over 24 years’ experience and expertise in food safety. With a focus on creating global standardization of supply, he has spearheaded initiatives that have led to reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and provided best-in-class product-inspection sales and service support.

“We understand the critical importance of maintaining product quality and safety in flow-wrap applications, especially in the fast-paced snack industry,” says Niall McRory. “Our webinar aims to provide practical strategies and demonstrations to help manufacturers maximize efficiency and compliance in their production processes.”

The program’s main focal points include:

Production Principles and Manufacturer Needs:

  • Understanding the fundamental principles guiding production processes and the specific needs of manufacturers in the industry.

Product-Inspection Application Along the Horizontal Flow Wrap Line:

  • Exploring the application of product-inspection technologies throughout the horizontal flow-wrap line to facilitate comprehensive quality control.

Inspection of Raw Product:

  • Examining the importance of inspecting raw products before they enter the packaging process, to detect any contaminants or irregularities and save packaging material costs.

Inspection After Primary Packaging:

  • Highlighting the significance of inspecting products after primary packaging, to verify packaging integrity and offer highest product quality.

Inspection After Secondary Packaging:

  • Discussing the necessity of inspecting products after secondary packaging for bulk goods, to address any potential issues introduced during this stage.

Data Management and Service Offering:

  • Exploring the role of data-management solutions, such as PRODXTM, in overseeing product-inspection processes and the importance of service offerings in ensuring equipment reliability and performance.

Register here to secure your place on the webinar and to better understand how to maximize product quality in flow-wrap applications, or visit


METTLER TOLEDO is a global precision-instruments and trusted-solutions provider, across a large range of industries. With a focus on driving efficiency and innovation, the company aims to deliver value to its customers through solutions that help to boost productivity, combat rising manufacturers’ costs and embrace digitization.

The METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection division designs and manufactures both standard and customized inspection solutions, prioritizing product safety, brand protection and quality assurance for food, pharmaceutical and chemical brands. Its solutions help to empower businesses to optimize operations, reduce costs and embrace digital transformation while meeting regulatory compliance. With a focus on safety and precision, the innovative solutions from METTLER TOLEDO help to deliver measurable results, enabling manufacturers to maintain the highest standards of product integrity and consumer trust. By partnering with METTLER TOLEDO, manufacturers will have the opportunity to navigate the challenges of the modern business landscape and achieve sustainable growth.

With cutting-edge foreign-body detection solutions, METTLER TOLEDO provides advanced holistic technologies that automate critical processes and help to mitigate recall risks. Metal detection and X-ray inspection technologies detect and reject contaminated product, plus support product quality and brand protection. Precision check-weighing technologies help manufacturers identify costly overfills and/or avoid potentially brand damaging under-fills, thus assisting to improve production-line efficiency. Vision inspection solutions further enhance the METTLER TOLEDO offering by detecting label defects, reducing the risk of rework and product recalls. To facilitate real-time monitoring and digitize food safety compliance on a global scale, METTLER TOLEDO provides the proprietary and innovative data-management software ProdX™.

The range of METTLER TOLEDO product-inspection solutions are more than just technological innovations – they’re strategic assets that support business success by helping to enhance productivity, reduce costs and embrace digitization. As a trusted partner, the company is focused to delivering value and driving industry excellence for its clients worldwide. METTLER TOLEDO actively supports sustainability goals by providing solutions that help customers minimize food waste, reduce energy consumption and optimize resource utilization throughout their operations, contributing to a more sustainable future for the industry. For more information, please visit:


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