One of the major US manufacturers of packaging machinery, equipment and systems, ADCO has launched its latest wraparound case packer at the recent Pack Expo in Chicago. The new machinery is able to direct and load around 20 wraparound cases per minute.
Aaron Equipment Company-owned AEK Packaging Equipment will relocate to a standalone, state-of-the-art facility in Belvidere, Illinois, by January 1, 2017, BakeryandSancks learned at Pack Expo recently in Chicago.
Automation and increased profitability may make US President-elect Donald Trump's promise to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US empty, say some food packaging and processing industry leaders at Pack Expo in Chicago.
UNI Packaging has invested £1.5m ($1.4m) in its St. Helens, Lancashire manufacturing site, including a Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Slitter, to increase its UK market share in the short run, flexible market.
'You could automate several of your bagging and packing lines and still have change’
InnoFresh Packing, a joint company set up by the Budelpack Group and IQ Packing, both in The Netherlands, has installed its first grape packaging machine at The Greenery, processing up to 1,200 punnets per hour.
Rovema North America which designs and supplies packaging machinery for the bakery, confectionary and coffee market, among others, has acquired Rovema Packaging Machines - all of its Rovema brand-related business.
ULMA Packaging, which makes packaging for cheese, snacks and confectionery, among others, has launched the VTC 740 vertical packaging machine, suited for harsh factory environments such as wet packing rooms.