Articles Tagged with ''bottles''

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Bottled water to become number one packaged drink

Last year, the bottled water segment grew 4.7 percent and is expected to grow to $13 billion in 2014.

BMC says in the past five years the bottled water market has grown from 14.4 percent of the overall beverage market to 17.8 percent.


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Temperature probe

Designed for the manufacture of reheat, stretch blow-molded PET bottles, the PTI PreTemp handheld temperature probe measures a preform’s interior temperature.


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Blow molding/filling

Amcor LiquiForm blow molding and filling technology uses consumable, pressurized liquid to form and fill plastic containers in 1 step.


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Vertical wrapping system

Designed for moderate-speed vertical shrink packaging, the Texwrap 914BVS continuous motion system wraps bottles, cans and jars directly from a filler while they stand upright.


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Coding/verification unit

The MG America ACE-BT300 coding and verification unit for bottle serialization provides track and trace capabilities as granular as unit level.


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Udder success

Per capita milk consumption in the US has been on a steady decline since the 1970s.


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Full-bottle inspection system

The METTLER TOLEDO CI-Vision full-bottle inspection system for the beverage industry inspects filled bottles at high production line speeds for proper fill level, cap position (missing, incorrect, skewed and under- or over-torqued cap) and tamper-band integrity.
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Food Packaging

Lightweight hot-fill bottle a design winner

Coca-Cola Amatil CCA won the 2013 Australian Packaging Design Award for a 600ml Powerade Sports bottle.
Coca-Cola Amatil CCA won the 2013 Australian Packaging Design Award for a 600ml Powerade Sports bottle, an extremely lightweight, eco-friendly hot-fill bottle featuring a 38ml-wide neck closure.
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Blow molder management system

Working in conjunction with a reheat stretch blow molder, the Agr Process Pilot blow molder management system proactively manages and maintains container material distribution at a specified thickness; it continuously monitors every bottle for material distribution, analyzing minute changes and adjusting 1 or all of the blow molder controls simultaneously to maintain predefined distribution levels.
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Blow molding machine

Engineered for dairy products and edible oil, the Serac SBL PET blow molding machine produces bottles up to 5 liters in size at speeds of 2,400 to 12,000 containers/hr.
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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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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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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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