Watch and listen to how Bosch Rexroth has assisted Amsler Equipment incorporate a level of data collection into its Model L42X blowmolder making it an important part of the bigger plant picture. Officials from both companies discuss how the Rexroth MLC control software provides a full view of the whole system, with the ability to remotely look into each of the drives and their motion profiles to detect potential problems on any specific axis. This next generation machine makes optimal use of Rexroth’s all-new IndraDrive Mi drives that combine a drive and a motor in a single compact package to implement a game-changing transformation in machine design, simplicity, reduced footprint and performance.
Arrowhead Systems integrated a high-speed fully automatic line with robotic palletizing, bulk depalletizing and conveying components to help Crofter’s Organic Jams to supply the growing demand for its brands and North American private label products.
See how the plant achieves speeds of up to 250 containers a minute.
Crofter’s owner Gerhard Latka explains how Arrrowhead helped him to triple their capacity while maintaining a single shift.
Watch how each station in the production and packaging process works together seamlessly to create a truly modern plant and a better business. Watch the video:
Listen to Domino North America director of coding automation discuss the importance of coding automation in today’s manufacturing sector. Watch the video:
KUKA Robotics showcased their latest technology at PackEx Toronto 2017.
Listen to Flow Water founder Nicholas Reichenbach explain why he opted to market his premium artesian water with the assistance of global aseptic food processing and packaging systems manufacturer Tetra Pak.
See the production line in operation and learn how Flow Water’s packaging choice reflects the company’s commitment to supplying their unique water infused with natural electrolytes in a packaging format that is made mainly from renewable resources. Watch the video:
With the recent adoption of human safety measures based on standards such as ISO 13849-1 and CSA Z432/434, machine manufacturers and suppliers must evaluate health and safety risks to determine their design requirements and then construct in accordance with the results of the evaluation. ASCO has developed a way of meeting these standards that not only reduce energy losses, but also allows for an actuator by actuator control that makes for a more efficient way of protecting those working with the machines. Watch the video to see and learn more about what all of this means to you and your customers.
Watch the video and hear how Riverside Natural Foods employed Propack Processing & Packaging Systems to fully integrate a complete line from flowwrapping the nutrition bars to collating and loading them with a LJ dual robotic loading system and then to packaging them in cartons formed on Kliklock Woodman (Bosch Group) equipment. X-Ray contaminant detection and laser coding machinery round out the line. Riverside President Nima Fotovat discusses the benefits and cost savings from having an all-in-one integrated solution from one provider.
Listen to the co-owners of leading powdered foods co-packer Rex Pak explain how an X-Ray contaminants detection system helps them achieve their food safety requirements.
Rex Pak packages for the top brand owners in the food industry. These companies set the bar very high for safety and precision.
Rex Pak’s Mettler Toledo PowerChek X-Ray inspection system, recently purchased through Shawpak Systems, provides outstanding accuracy and safety assurances for all stakeholders. Watch the video:
Elmira Pet Products recently installed a brand new Thiele Ultra Star high-speed, double fill-and-seal bagging system at their 80,000 square foot production facility in Elmira, ON.
The system grabs and opens two bags at a time for filling. Filling accuracy is assured by a set of Duplex Net Weigh Scales also by Thiele located above the bagging system. Pre-set weights of kibbles drop into the bags that are opened two at a time, delivering both speed and accuracy to the operation.
The UltraStar bagger utilizes an Allen-Bradley PanelView Plus 1500 graphic terminal to facilitate user-friendly operation for line operators.
While there’s no substitute for 100 percent food safety, having a reliable system in place to identify the source and origin of food contamination is an essential line of defense. In this video, we show how Markem-Imaje’s printing and coding infrastructure enables traceability for two new high-speed spinach-processing lines started up this year at Ippolito Fruits & Produce. With food-grade wax-based ink, robust track-and trace capabilities, and plans for future integration into Ippolito’s ERP system, Markem-Imaje is redefining what’s possible for Ippolito. Watch the video below.
See the video and listen to Neil Catania of M.L. Catania explain how his Eagle Packaging Machinery VassoyoAir corrugated case trayformer reduced his tray erection costs from $0.25 per tray by hand to $0.05 per tray by machine, including the costs to run the machine, along with adhesive, hydro and compressed air.
Ippolito works with line integrator and packaging machinery supplier, Abbey Packaging to ensure product integrity and to minimize product giveaway.
See the video showing the high-performance Delkor C Series robotic loading case-packing workcell at the Vermont-based facility of Cabot Creamery Co-operative, as it helps improve its production line efficiency. The workcell features a: Trayfecta S-series TF-S4 1501 XL former; C-series robotic loader featuring a Fanuc M-710iC/50H robot; and a Capstone F-series 550 closer.
Watch the video: How Mother Parkers moves millions of coffee capsules using their FlexLink modular conveyor system that is designed to optimize floor space even while increasing efficiency.
Wellington Brewery invests in dual Krones bottling and canning lines for peak efficiency and consumer package options. See the video.
Scotsburn Ice Cream Company’s director of technical services Jerome Whelan and director of manufacturing Charles Maxner discuss how the company utilizes PLAN Automation’s Emergency Reclaim Inspection service to help it out in a pinch.
Franke Kindred Canada Limited distribution supervisor Shane Macneall discusses how the company’s distribution center improves production efficiencies, reduces labor and material costs and maximizes uptime and throughput thanks to its new Lantech Q-300XT semi-automatic stretchwrapper purchased from Veritiv. See the video.
Cookie It Up owner Shane Smith discusses how his delicious hand-made cookie business takes flight with aid from a Sleek 50 Wrapper from WeighPack Systems, a Paxiom Group. See the video.
CAM Packaging president Gareth Kennedy explains the benefits of a unique combination vending and flexible packaging machine.
Brand owners and retailers can give consumers the opportunity to select candy, confectionery and other products and have them packaged in various configurations in pouches.
The possibilities are endless. See something totally brand new in the video.
Justin Fluit, VP Operations at Riverside Natural Foods, demonstrates the efficacy of one of several Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-Ray Detection systems installed to find possible contaminants in their healthy snack bars.
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Ion Leoveanu of Oak Leaf Confections Co. explains why his new WeighPack Systems packaging solution provides his candy and gum manufacturing business with production line efficiency and excellent retail shelf appeal. See the video.
Roger Lapierre from Schneider-Electric Canada and David McCharles of Pineberry Manufacturing discuss and demonstrate the virtues of “open sourcing” for packaging machinery automation components and spare parts.
Nordson Corporation discusses the smart advantages of using its Freedom and Liberty tankless hot melt adhesive application systems.
Elmes Packaging discusses how its one-stop shop provides quality rigid plastic packaging solutions for the food, automotive, fragrance & cosmetics, and consumer product industries.
At ATX (Automation Technology Expo) Canada co-located at the PACKEX Toronto 2015 show, Beckhoff Automation discusses its Industry 4.0—four components—one system: New Automation Technology.
Unitrak Corporation displays at PACKEX Toronto its tried and tested conveying solutions such as fully sanitary TipTrak bucket conveyor systems to the new easy clean tipping flexible auger. See the video.
Sealed Air’s Food Care Division shows how easy its new Cryovac Grip & Tear® vacuum bags are to open, boasting food safety benefits: no knives needed, while reducing product damage and cross-contamination. It’s also a fun and witty video.
JemPakGK, a manufacturer, filler and packager of private-label laundry detergents shows off its Eagle Packaging Machinery Boxxer T-12 case sealer.
Toronto brewer talks about its great Krones filling line with Canadian Packaging magazine.
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Check out the video from PMMI and learn how the Pack Expo International tradeshow November 2-5, 2014 in Chicago can profit brand owners, processors and equipment manufacturers.
Check out the robotic casepacker Unicell-20R from Consolidated Technologies. As well, you can read about the new Consolidated Technologies Unicell-20R automatic robotic casepacker now being used by famed Quebec-based bakery Pâtisserie Gaudet in the July/August 2014 edition of Canadian Packaging magazine.…