When it comes to packaging processed meat products it has to meet and exceed industry mandated hygiene requirements. Therefore, when it came to selecting a new carton lid closer to close their 3-flap style lid covers Monogram had to acquire a machine that can withstand caustic wash-down.
TPC Wire & Cable Corp. announces the launch of their first antimicrobial cable product called DEFENDER for the industrial food and beverage market. The DEFENDER antimicrobial cable jacket eliminates greater than 99% of bacteria and fungus within 24 hours of exposure.
Fogg Filler, a market leader in the design and manufacture of rotary filling systems for the liquids industry, has developed an enclosure wash-down system and capper and change parts wash-down system that will improve sanitation and save production time.
Simplimatic Automation, a leading provider of conveyors and automation for the semiconductor, electronics, packaging, assembly, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, has developed a new cap feeder that can save time and money by reducing or eliminating the downtime required for retooling to today’s popular, lightweight PCO 1880 bottle caps.
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) recently released data about the North American robotic industry, revealing that sales are up and proving that robots are here to stay, aiding in the efficiency and speed of the food and beverage packaging industry.
Check out the February 2016 issue of Packaging Strategies today, featuring our cover story on household packaging. Other features include the importance of sustainability to consumers, trends in snack food packaging, and much more!