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Atelier Dumon: A One Stop Shop Company – For Your Materials Pallet Handling Needs

    Atelier Dumon: A One Stop Shop Company – For Your Materials Pallet Handling Needs

Bespoke design and automation of material pallet handling solutions and hydraulic elevators is the core business of Atelier Dumon.
Atelier Dumon is a family owned company, based in Bruges, Belgium, specializing in internal goods moving systems, machinery and hydraulic elevators. For more than 60 years the company has been providing automatic solutions for production processes for […]

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Four PET Lines With High Flexibility

    Four PET Lines With High Flexibility

ACMI has installed in one of the South American plants of the Coca-Cola Femsa Group four PET lines of the latest generation each able to handle 12 different formats. Of the four lines, the first installed in chronological order have a nominal filling capacity of 31,500 bottles per hour, while the last two reach a […]

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Tna to Double Production Line Speeds With New Ultra-high Speed Systems

    Tna to Double Production Line Speeds With New Ultra-high Speed Systems

Tna has launched performance 5.0, a revolutionary new approach to high-speed production line performance ahead of this year’s interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany. Comprising a brand new high performance vertical packaging system, high-speed multi-head scale and the world’s fastest case packer for flexible bags, tna performance 5.0 gives food manufacturers the innovation and efficiency they need […]

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Ravenwood Launches End of Line Quality Control System

    Ravenwood Launches End of Line Quality Control System

Linerless gurus, Ravenwood Packaging has unveiled its latest game-changing technology, the VXR; combining vision, x-ray and seal check technology. The new innovation launched at Pro2Pac, ahead of the Ravenwood Annual Conference.
The new compact and high-tech arrangement provides an all-inclusive process for the seamless production of sleeving, contaminate detection and sealing of trays. Customers will benefit […]

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The True Cost of Wrapping Your Pallets

    The True Cost of Wrapping Your Pallets

In recent weeks there has been some debate on the pros and cons of the cost of wrapping pallets from the point of view of just paying a cost per pallet rental type scheme, which seems to be anything from 70p to £2 per pallet, versus 34p to 48p when owning your own pallet stretch […]

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SSI SCHAEFER – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    SSI SCHAEFER – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

The SSI Schaefer Group is the world’s leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions. It employs over 8,500 people at its group headquarters in Neunkirchen, Germany, at its domestic and international production sites, and at its 60 foreign subsidiaries, which includes the United Kingdom. Across six continents, SSI Schaefer develops and implements innovative industry-specific […]

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Hörmann UK – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Hörmann UK – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

In the market for construction components, more and more gates, doors, frames and operators carry the Hörmann name, making Hörmann Europe’s leading provider of such products. This leadership of the family company has been attained through decades of continuous growth as a result of innovation, ensured quality and proximity to the customer.
Today, the Hörmann Group […]

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Westbrook Industrial Limited – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Westbrook Industrial Limited – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

ASG Services – Labelling and Safety Solutions
At ASG Services we have gained an excellent reputation for providing the most appropriate labelling and safety products to meet the specific requirements of our customers.
By providing a range of products in each of our specialist fields, we are able to provide the optimum solution for every client from […]

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Conveyor Systems Ltd – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Conveyor Systems Ltd – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

Conveyor Systems Ltd offer an array of engineering expertise and a wealth of experience in materials handling solutions however complex, tailored to suit customer’s individual requirements in a wide range of industries.
At CSL we have a comprehensive range of conveyor equipment to provide complete automated turnkey materials handling systems, including design, installation and commissioning conveyors […]

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Flexibility and Performance – The End of Line Marked ‘ACMI’

    Flexibility and Performance – The End of Line Marked ‘ACMI’

ACMI project managed and installed at the French based Coca-Cola group in Socx-Bergues, a completely automatic end-of-line system to handle a number of different packaging solutions. Such a solution is only possible thanks to the flexibility and efficiency of the palletising and stretch wrapping system projected by ACMI.
Palletising Group
ACMI installed at the CCE factory a […]

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Rexnord Introduces New 1005 XLBP-series MatTop® Accumulation Chain

The trend for packages in the food and beverage industry towards the use of lighter and more delicate packaging materials is ongoing. This drives the need for new conveying solutions that ensure optimal pack handling with the lowest risk of damage to the packs. At the same time these new conveying solutions need to contribute […]

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End-of-line Productivity With Some Extra Flavour

    End-of-line Productivity With Some Extra Flavour

Manna Foods is a producer of savoury sauces and employs 70 people. It is a family owned business, and although relatively small, they are extremely successful in what they do with a no-nonsense approach to business. Manna Foods choose carefully which products in the market most suit their production methods to ensure what they produce, […]

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Chocs Away at Barry Callebaut

    Chocs Away at Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, recognised that a significant increase in operational efficiencies could be achieved through the installation of a robotic palletising system at its Banbury plant in England.
The company had recently initiated a major investment programme, in line with its ‘cost leadership’ strategy pillar, across all areas […]

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Sidel creates new drinks bottling business unit

    Sidel creates new drinks bottling business unit

PET solutions provider Sidel has created a new business unit to serve drinks products producers globally.
Split into six teams including maintenance, line improvement, training, spare parts and logistics, line conversions and moulds and packaging, Sidel Services has been designed to help customers achieve better product quality, efficiency, flexibility, cost optimisation and brand support.
Sidel CEO and […]

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A Flexible and Compact Palletising Solution

    A Flexible and Compact Palletising Solution

“There are some important changes going on in the field of end-of-line palletising.” Jan de Bruijn, Managing Director at CSi’s Headquarters in Raamsdonksveer, knows that nowadays there’s a strong demand for cheaper palletising solutions, which are compact and flexible. “The market has matured,“ says de Bruijn. It is clear what he means by this – […]

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Robot Uptake Increases by 60% in Food and Drink Sectors

    Robot Uptake Increases by 60% in Food and Drink Sectors

UK robot sales figures for 2013 from the British Automation and Robot Association (BARA) reveal a 60% increase in robot uptake within the food sector, compared to 2000 results.
With an install base of 2,685,000 products worldwide, FANUC Robotics’ Managing Director Chris Sumner comments: “Our hope is that robots will improve the competitive edge of firms […]

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Excellent Performance, Accurate Design and High Reliability Characterise LITA Machinery

    Excellent Performance, Accurate Design and High Reliability Characterise LITA Machinery

Last year, LITA celebrated 50 years of activity and this important anniversary is evidence of the company’s efficiency and ability in satisfying the changing requirements of its customers during this period.
Excellent performance, accurate design and high reliability characterise LITA machinery, providing an excellent guarantee for anyone considering making an important investment. The engineering is entirely […]

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New Generation Robotic Palletiser is Top of the Class

    New Generation Robotic Palletiser is Top of the Class

FANUC Robotics UK has launched a new universal palletising robot that boasts best-in-class speed, payload, energy-efficiency and reach. The M410-iC/185 is the first of a new generation of palletising robots that combines FANUC’s proven 99.99% reliability with tangible improvements in performance, allowing food and beverage manufacturers to palletise heavier loads faster and stack pallets higher.
Thanks […]

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Valco Melton Offers Complete End of Line Palletizing Solution

Valco Melton, as a leading manufacturer of adhesive dispensing and quality inspection systems for the packaging industry, offers a complete solution for end of line palletizing processes. Hot melt and cold glue based palletizing solutions present certain advantages over traditional stretch wrap methods in the following ways:
* Savings: Switching to adhesive based palletizing processes brings […]

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