Silgan Vision has modified the 51R56 system’s software to increase its throughout speed from 800 bottles per minute to a maximum of 1,200 bottles per minute. The system has been used to inspect beverage, cleaning products and other household products bottles and caps.
Eagle’s new solution for reducing food safety recall risks is the EPX100. A high-efficiency, lower-energy machine, it detects a broad range of contaminants for small to mid-sized manufacturers, contract packagers, seasonal operators and global companies looking to standardize their equipment.
Acquire Automation’s new Q Series CapQ vision inspection system features 360-degree inspection of capped beverage and consumer good containers. The system inspects for cap height, cap skew and raised or missing cap, and integrity of the tamper-evident band.
Adents is utilizing Omega Design’s Remote Integration Program to offer the Intelli-Code Carton Coding & Inspection System for the printing of unit-level data on individual cartons via thermal ink jet or laser printing.
The Product Inspection Group of Mettler Toledo, manufacturer of product inspection systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, has moved into a new facility in Pasco County, Fla. The Group will house four business units in the 270,000 square feet space.
Correct packaging, according to specification, is a given in the food sector. It’s about ensuring safety and compliance, and upholding brand reputation. The fundamental requirement is that food is free from unwanted contaminants and high quality; the outer packaging must be accurate and the label correctly positioned, and the product needs to be within the correct weight tolerances. Read how advanced detection technologies can meet retailer and consumer demand for packaging conformity.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!