Innovations in equipment

Olmarc Packaging Recently Purchased the First Evolution Ultra-high-speed Bagmaker From Kliklok-woodman for its Contract Packaging Needs. Evolution is Part of the Expansion to the Woodman Line of Bagmakers Created by the Exclusive Marketing, Sales and After-sales Support Alliance Between Industry Leaders Kliklok-woodman and cmd Corp. the Evolution Runs Speeds up to 225 Bags per Minute With its Twin jaw Sealing System. the System Also Features Patented Insight Software, a Standard Feature on Woodman’s Complete Product Line.

Decatur, Ga.
Exact Packaging, Inc.’s Labeler was designed specifically for the Keypak vertical form/fill/seal packaging equipment and is ideal for labeling consumer packages such as snack foods and nuts. It operates reliably and consistently in even wet, salty and dusty environments and can be used to apply labels to the front or back of a package, including reclosable, primary, promotional and nutritional ones.
Exact Packaging, Inc. (EPI)
New Freedom, Pa.
The Ross Series 700 High Shear Mixer, used for creating high-quality emulsions and dispersion, comes with interchangeable rotor/stator sets to control the level of shear and throughput. The Quad Slot rotor/stator set provides high amounts of flow rates and shear levels. The X-series low-profile set enables precise control of shear levels and flow rates, and the MegaShear generates the highest shear levels of any rotor/stator mixer available.
Charles Ross and Son Co.
Hauppauge, N.Y.
Highly sensitive to all magnetic and non-magnetic metals, the compact CEIA THS/G metal detectors from Heat and Control, Inc. fit nicely between multi-head weighers and vertical form-fill-seal bagmakers to ensure the safety of free-falling products, such as baked foods and snacks.
Heat and Control, Inc.
Hayward, Calif.
The new Werner wirecut machine from Baker Perkins, formerly APV Baker, is the first in a line of value-priced cookie equipment. It combines exceptional value with the Werner Lehara and APV Baker traditions of outstanding quality, reliability and support. It provides rapid payback, typically within a few months. Changeovers are tool-less and fast, providing superior productivity and flexibility, as well as precise weight control and consistency. The Werner is appropriate for a wide range of doughs and inclusions.
Baker Perkins
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cambridge, Inc.’s DuraLite belting is suited for all spiral cage applications, with turn ratios ranging from 1.0 to 2.8, the widest array possible for any one belt construction. The heavy-duty, wear-resistant stainless steel (WRSS) belt design features a 3-in. by 1 1/3-in. interior opening, making the belt two times stronger than rod-only designs. DuraLite also is 35% stronger than conventional 1-in. by 1-in. cage belts and 40% lower in weight. The results: greater load-carrying capacity, smoother operating performance and fewer breaks and mishaps.
Cambridge Inc.
Introducing a complete breadbasket and box-loading system from Foodbotics, Inc., complete with vision inspection and air rejection. This new cell is designed to handle up to 90 loaves of bread and rolls per minutes and will box in two layers forming a cardboard separator in packing between picks. It incorporates the latest Fanuc 420iA robot and Allen Bradley Panel View Plus 600 control system for reliability and durability.
Foodbotics, Inc., a division of Colborne Corp.
Lake Forest, Ill.

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