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Pet food packs improved with wrapping kit | Project Profile – Supreme Petfoods

Pet food packs improved with wrapping kit | Project Profile – Supreme Petfoods

May 11, 2015 No Comments »

A Gordian stretch wrapper has stopped bags sticking to their outers, delivered energy savings and slashed cost per wrap, writes Lynda Searby Read More »

Beefing up producton | Project Profile

Beefing up producton | Project Profile

April 8, 2015 No Comments »

A KernPack form fill and seal machine has increased production of Isle of Wight Biltong by 600%. Lynda Searby discovers how. Read More »

Mechanical solution to chemical problem | Project Profile

Mechanical solution to chemical problem | Project Profile

March 10, 2015 No Comments »

Lynda Searby finds out how the purchase of a rotary capper from Precision Engineering has now made retail bleach production growth possible for Coventry Chemicals. Read More »

Potato producer takes root to automation | Project Profile

February 16, 2015 No Comments »

A three-phase automation project, including the installation of a multi-head weigher, has doubled output and slashed giveaway at Caythorpe Farmers. Lynda Searby examines how the project came together. Read More »

Beer giant goes for automation overhaul | Project Profile

Beer giant goes for automation overhaul | Project Profile

September 4, 2014 Comments Off on Beer giant goes for automation overhaul | Project Profile

A new packing line at Carlsberg is probably the most flexible in the brewing industry. Lynda Searby reports on how Schubert technology has replaced manual packing with a flexible line... Read More »

Domino labellers pivotal for RRP project | Project Profile

Domino labellers pivotal for RRP project | Project Profile

September 4, 2014 Comments Off on Domino labellers pivotal for RRP project | Project Profile

Four Domino M-Series print and apply systems have helped smooth out the wrinkles for the skin care firm behind household names such as Nivea and Atrixo. Lynda Searby looks at... Read More »

Krones bursts into action at Purity facility | Project Profile

Krones bursts into action at Purity facility | Project Profile

August 4, 2014 Comments Off on Krones bursts into action at Purity facility | Project Profile

Investing in Krones’ Contiform 3 has not only boosted throughput by 50% but also handed improvements to bottle economics at Purity Soft Drinks, the company behind the Juiceburst brand,... Read More »

PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

July 1, 2014 Comments Off on PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

When dessert producer Marston Foods realised its bench coding operation was a bottleneck and potential source of quality issues, it turned to PrintSafe for an automated off-line coding system.... Read More »

UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

June 1, 2014 Comments Off on UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

Sophisticated automated product handling systems, with fail-safe features, have enabled plastic packaging manufacturer Plastek UK to expand its business with blue chip brands. Lynda Searby looks into the project Read More »

Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

May 1, 2014 Comments Off on Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

Gordian Strapping’s Tablo-2000P stretch wrapper proved its ability to stand up to the demands of a round-the-clock baking environment, prompting Fine Lady Bakeries to buy a second machine. By Lynda... Read More »

Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

April 7, 2014 Comments Off on Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

When contract manufacturer Broad Oak Toiletries was let down on an order it had placed for a new capper, kit supplier Adelphi saved the day by building a customised capper... Read More »

Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

March 1, 2014 Comments Off on Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

When Probiotics International wanted a machine to produce a range of sachets, Barcelona based form, fill and seal specialist Mespack was the only company to rise to the challenge.... Read More »

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

February 12, 2014 Comments Off on Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

Within the space of just nine weeks, Cotswold Mechanical specified, tested and commissioned a six-head automatic weighing system at client Hider Foods’ contract packing factory. Lynda Searby discovers more Read More »

Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

January 8, 2014 Comments Off on Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

Jadox needed to meet stringent rules for retailers. In the last few years it’s been able to meet these standards with a series of investments in new metal detecting equipment... Read More »

Brand is reaping rewards from robotic kit | Project Profile

November 7, 2013 Comments Off on Brand is reaping rewards from robotic kit | Project Profile

New equipment was needed for Nairn’s as it was faced with the latest shelf-ready packaging demands from the major supermarkets and health food stores. It opted for equipment from Endoline,... Read More »