Triangle Package Machinery Company and JDD Packaging Ltd. have introduced the Triangle/JDD Rotary Pouch Machine, designed to fill three-sided seal, flat pouches and stand-up pouches at speeds up to 50 pouches per minute.
Automated Packaging Systems has promoted Jay Patras to vice president of sales, North America. Patras will manage the day-to-day operations of the company’s North American sales channel and its full line of Autobag, SidePouch and AirPouchmachines and materials.
Any trip to the supermarket reveals the latest trend in flexible packaging: stand-up pouches. Aisles are swelling with SUPs as big brands like M&M/Mars, Hershey, Kellogg’s and General Mills switch from lay-flat bags or bag-in-box to stand-up pouches.
VSP accommodates differently shaped products and sharp edges, and it can skin pack with paperboard, offering more options.
April 11, 2019
While vacuum skin packaging has been available for the past several years, the technology seems to be gaining momentum as a preferred package of choice for more premium food options. This shift toward greater acceptance is due in large part to newer films that can accommodate products of different shapes, high protrusions and sharp edges.
If you are regular reader of this column, you are likely aware of the competitive advantages provided by PackML in August’s “Get Ready for IIoT: 5 Reasons to Implement PackML Now.” Your company may even be planning to implement PackML. So where do you start?
Though functional safety technology prevents damage to machinery and limits downtime, its core job is to protect people. To achieve this, modern packaging operations require many networked safety devices on the plant floor. The most effective and efficient way to operate these devices is through integrated safety solutions.
HEINEKEN Vietnam wanted to significantly increase the beer production output of its Tien Giang site. And they needed to do it quickly. Long-term partner Sidel offered a complete line project, featuring among other solutions, the new EvoFILL Can filler.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we cover the Top 100 food & beverage packaging companies, 3D technology for experience and brand packaging, linear transport systems, case and tray sealing, frozen food trends and more!