Plastic, modular, positive drive & other belts and conveyors for snack and bakery operations, including silicone, polyester, polyvinylchloride (PVC), thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) & polyolefine (TPO).
Verso Corporation, a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, introduced GlazeArmorMicro, a bleached, uncoated machine-glazed paper with oil and grease resistance (OGR) that is specifically designed for microwave popcorn bag applications.
Warehouse automation has evolved significantly in recent years to a level where warehouse execution systems (WES) are now available to streamline material flow and order picking. These systems offer bakeries and snack producers a better way to store and ship goods to market.
Retail-ready packaging (RRP) solutions range from large corrugated boxes with loose packages to smaller, notched paperboard holders for stand-up display of carded packages. Retailers benefit from RRP because it gives them shelf-ready inventory in seconds, cutting the time it takes to check in and stock shelves.
Many aspects of mixing equipment for snack and bakery applications, including doughs and batters, continue to evolve, including more automated controls, better sanitary design, vacuum/pressure capabilities and shorter cycling times.
Egan Food Technologies, a confectionery and baking process equipment manufacturer and service provider, will unveil at Pack Expo slab forming equipment designed specifically with entrepreneurs and start-up bar manufacturers in mind.
Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.