Articles Tagged with ''flexible packaging''

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Perfect frozen pizzas: It’s a wrap

Palermo’s new high-speed shrink wrapping line can side-seal 150 frozen pizzas per minute compared to the old sealing machine’s rate of 90 pizzas per minute.
Based in Milwaukee, WI, Palermo’s Pizza was started by Sicilian immigrants Gaspare and Zina Fallucca who opened an Italian bakery on Milwaukee’s east side in 1964.


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Horizontal flow wrapper

Designed for confectionery, snack foods and bakery products, the WeighPack Sleek 65 horizontal flow wrapper incorporates 3 servo motors and servo drives; no chains, gears or lubrication is needed.
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FDA-approved papers

Created for the meat, dairy, bakery and snack industries, PPI FDA-approved papers are used to separate hamburger patties, cheese, steaks, cookies, poultry, pork and deli foods.
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Pouch sealing system

The Rinco FPA 4500-T ultrasonic pouch sealing system is engineered for the flexible packaging of dry and liquid foods; it provides top seal bonding of pouches up to 155mm-wide.
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Packaging

Flexible film with rigid film characteristics

Presenting a new line of stackable, reclosable, and flexible films
The package is a multi-layered film, laminated onto several proprietary substrates to improve heat resistance.
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Innovation stars

Shelf-stable packages win IoPP awards based on composition and design focused on ease of use and sustainable qualities.
The winning packaging laminate is fully compostable and made in the US from renewable resources.
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Lidding extends shelf life of premium chilled goods

The polyester-based film laminate achieves performance requirements and seal security while extending product shelf life to 28 days.

 The lidding material can withstand rigorous retort manufacturing processes while maintaining reliable seal integrity and peelability. 


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TECH FLASH

5 signs it’s time to update your food product packaging

Does your packaging accurately portray your company’s image?

New technologies and innovations mean manufacturers that don’t update theirs could lose sales.


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Thermal transfer overprinters

 Addressing a range of flexible packaging and labeling applications in the snack foods, bakery, meat, poultry and confectionery industries, Videojet thermal transfer overprinters have a completely software-controlled, clutchless ribbon drive; they come with a 1,200m ribbon length.  


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Winning flexible packages validate consumer preferences

New approaches to easy-open and easy-close containers highlight association’s annual awards competition.

 Environmental and sustainability achievements were honored. 


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 November

In the November 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about the Sustainable Plant of the Year, Smithfield Foods. Also, discover good reasons to consider a plant renovation project.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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