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Americas: Outsourcing releases capacity

Contract manufacturers like SternMaid America can relieve companies of work, provide the latest technologies and contribute valuable external know-how. Smaller companies and manufacturers with...

Americas: Startup rolls out self-serve frozen yogurt kiosk

FroYo XPress, a Purdue student startup, is developing an automated, self-serve frozen yogurt kiosk that will offer an all-natural, non-dairy frozen yogurt with minimal...

Asia Pacific: Multi-plane imager for faster checkout

Zebra Technologies Corp offers the MP7000 multi-plane one or two dimension (1D/2D) imager for grocers, discount chains and warehouse clubs to accelerate checkout lines. The...

Europe: Ecolean releases compact filling machine

Ecolean announces the EL2+, an upgraded filling machine for chilled distribution portion-sized packages. The compact filling machine has five fillers and a redesigned servo system...

Europe: Real-time alerts for perishable products

OCEASOFT releases the OCEAlert that enhances cold-chain monitoring and as an automated real-time alert generation solution for protecting sensitive and perishable products. It allows managers...

Europe: Potato processor saves QC labor with digital sorters

Ireland's Keogh’s Crisps and UK's Burts Chips have found Key Technology’s Optyx digital sorters useful in the production of batch-fried potato chips/crisps. Identifying color and...

Americas: Flexicon releases conveyor handling many sources

Flexicon releases a flexible screw conveyor with trough hopper that can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders and other process equipment. The...

Europe: Thermo Fisher Scientific debuts X-ray machine for heavy products

Thermo Fisher Scientific displayed an X-ray machine that handles products of up to 50 kg in IP65 washdown environments at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf,...

Americas: Refres Now installs Sidel solution for 40% more capacity

Following a significant investment in the biggest-ever Sidel Combi for carbonated soft drinks in 2011, Refres Now, the Argentinian producer of the Manaos brand...

Europe: ABB exhibits at interpack 2017

ABB displayed a packaging cell that can box products at high speed while synchronizing a conveyor with an ABB robot, achieving the optimum balance...
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