PACK EXPO Booth Profiles
Air Management Technologies, Inc.
Air Management Technologies has delivered building energy, thermal process, and environmental solutions for over 20 years. We have several new thermal energy solutions which capitalize on the synergies which exist between various production load processes. Implementation empowers bakeries to recycle multiple utilities’ waste streams, significantly reducing water, natural gas, and electrical input requirements while delivering a positive return on investment. Let us help your facility along the “Pathway to Sustainability.”
BluePrint Automation (BPA)
South Chesterfield, VA
BPA is a world leader in end-of-line packaging automation. With 35+ years of experience in the baking and snack industries, we focus on combining the most reliable case forming and innovative case designs with the most versatile product handling and case packing. We specialize in Vision-Guided Robotics, Case and Tray Packing, and Turnkey Packaging Systems. On the show floor: 2 Delta Robot System with Vision, carton loading overwrapped product into trays; CPIII Wrap Around, case packing bags of cookies into cases; Robotic Top Loader, case packing flexible packages into RSC cases; Semi-Automatic Collator, a pack assist solution for your snack bags. Now with HMI for easier operation: RSDcase, innovative retail ready solution demo; and End-Effector Technology, innovative solutions for picking and loading.
Bühler sets the standard for chocolate manufacturing, offering innovation across the entire production line: from roasting, mixing, refining, cooling, conching, moulding and depositing. Our “bean-to-bar” portfolio includes various solutions for processing cocoa, chocolate, compound masses and nuts—from single machines to complete plants. Bühler expanded its processing solutions for confectionery products, candy bars and a variety of baking products with the acquisition of Hosokawa Bepex in 2015. Ter Braak cooking, Bepex-Hutt extrusion, slab forming, slitting, spreading, cutting, Kreuter enrobing, chocolate tempering and cooling create a complete portfolio. From raw material handling through to the finished product, Bühler’s technology experts will work with you to design the ideal process solution.
Bunting Magnetics Co.
Introducing Bunting Magnetics NUHI Neodymium Ultra High Intensity Cartridge Magnet, available on food-grade magnetic separation equipment including drawer and grate magnets. Nearly 20 percent stronger than our previous cartridge and with 50 percent more reach out, the NUHI is the most powerful cartridge magnet in the industry—no ifs, ands or metal. Made of solid 316 stainless steel, the NUHI Cartridge Magnet easily catches tramp metal and the finest of ferrous fines to protect your food, feed, powder or grain, in turn protecting your customer and brand. Bunting Magnetic Separation equipment is complemented with a line of metal detectors—in-line, gravity, pneumatic and tunnel-style—to detect metal from first flow to final package.
Formost Fuji Corp.
Formost Fuji designs and manufactures world class horizontal bagging and wrapping equipment. Our reputation for outstanding product quality and superior service creates the customer advantage. Whether it is a single wrapper line or complete custom packaging automation, Formost Fuji has the know-how and capability to exceed your needs and expectations. Our product line of Formost Baggers are the most flexible, most dependable in the world. The Fuji-Formost Alpha Series horizontal wrappers are known throughout the world for flexible, long-term operation with minimal maintenance and superior dependability. Throughout 50-plus years in this business, our ideals have remained the same, build it right and deliver on time, all at a value to our customers. First and Formost is not a phrase, it is in our name!
Forpak stackers create vertical stacks to keypad-selectable counts. Product stacks are transferred on to a take-away conveyor and delivered to downstream packaging for hand-packing or automated packaging.
Heat and Control, Inc.
Heat and Control provides equipment for a variety of packaging needs for food and non-food products. Systems include fryers and ovens, heat recovery and pollution controls, FastBack seasoning applicators, conveyors and product distribution, Spray Dynamics coating systems, packaging platforms, and control systems; Ishida weighers, bagmakers, tray sealers, checkweighers and X-ray inspection equipment; and CEIA metal detectors. Heat and Control can assist you with process development, custom engineering and equipment for all types of packaging applications. We provide pre- and post-sale support, including engineering, applications assistance, equipment demonstrations, technical center services, installation, service, parts and training. Contact Heat and Control today for full-service assistance with your next project. Let’s talk solutions at PACK EXPO!
Kwik Lok Corp.
Kwik Lok is bag closures. We designed the original all-plastic bag closure. We started out small and have grown into a multinational company producing billions of the small plastic “clips” every year. We make bag closures for fully automated packaging lines as well as semiautomatic and hand applied closures. Kwik Lok manufactures a wide range of bag closing equipment, printers and other machinery to meet the needs of the flexible packaging industry.
METTLER TOLEDO delivers full product inspection solutions for
food processing manufacturers, ensuring regulatory compliance, brand protection, and increased profits. Safeline metal detectors inspect bulk and packaged products for all types of metal, including stainless steel. Safeline X-ray inspection systems ensure products are free from physical contaminants and verify package integrity. Hi-Speed checkweighers ensure weight range compliance at high speeds to reduce product giveaway and comply with regulations, and CI-Vision machine vision systems ensure correctness of label placement and content, as well as package integrity. Our inspection systems are offered with a variety of interfaces, including Ethernet TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, USB, Serial, and our ProdX software for a complete “off the shelf” solution. OMAC compliant PackML data is displayed locally and available over a variety of interfaces. Visit us at PACK EXPO booth #1700 and IBIE booth #3112.
725 Dedham Street
Canton, MA, 02021
Reiser will feature live demonstrations of their entire line packaging equipment at PACK EXPO 2016. Of special interest to bakers will be Reiser’s Repak form-fill-seal packaging machine. The Repak produces high-quality modified-atmosphere packages that protect baked products, keep them fresh, and extend their shelf-life. The versatile Repak can easily package an entire line of baked products efficiently and cost-effectively. It produces safe, hermetic packages with reliable seals that extend freshness. For those bakers producing gluten-free, dairy-free or nut-free products, Repak packaging protects those products against contamination from other products on the supermarket shelf. The stainless steel Repak features a hygienic design with easy access to its interior for thorough cleaning and sanitation.
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery covers snack and bakery industry trends related to new products, ingredients, equipment, technology and packaging to help improve business issues throughout product development, including research and development, supply-chain management, formulation, processing, packaging, warehousing and distribution. Our annual State of the Industry reports—one for snack foods and one for baked goods—define where the industry and markets are today, and where they are heading. Our readership consists of top executives, marketing professionals, food scientists, bakers, production managers and technical experts, as well as at supporting businesses.
Wire Belt Co. of America
Wire Belt, the leading developer of open mesh stainless steel conveyor belts, has been keeping your lines running for more than 85 years. Our conveyor belts are extensively used for breading, battering, frying, cooking, coating, and cooling. Wire Belt is featuring Compact-Grid, the conveyor belt designed to offer superior support for small products. Compact-Grid’s 70 percent open surface area makes it easy to clean and offers exceptional flow-through properties for heating, cooling, and coating operations. Compact-Grid’s no-slip positive drive provides the highest standard in belt tracking, which means the belt will run straight even under heavy loads. To learn more about Wire Belt’s complete line of products and our conveyors, please stop by booth #7321.