Products

Krones’ Modulseam redesigned for faster operation

Filling equipment manufacturer Krones has added a new 14-head model to its Modulseam can closing range. In addition to other modifications, Krones said its 14-head seamer “exceeds all the requirements for closing cans perfectly and securely” with the machine complementing...

Ball highlights Eyeris printing in new research report

Canmaker Ball Corporation has released a report highlighting the company’s Eyeris printing technology and consumer preference for sustainable and attractive packaging. Although the technology is not new, the report focuses on high-definition printing which the canmaker says “achieves sharper images...

WestRock and Atlantic Packaging develop tough paper wrap for multipacked cans

An innovative paper wrap for multipacked trays of cans that replaces plastic had its debut at Pack Expo in Las Vegas this month. The Canopy Wrap is a prototype tray shrinkwrap replacement from a collaboration between WestRock, a paper and...

Videojet improves soft-pigmented ink and printer

Can coding specialist Videojet has upgraded its soft-pigmented inks to provide more reliability in operation. Soft-pigmented inks are said to be formulated with low-density pigments that stay in suspension without agitation when used with continuous inkjet coding machines. These low-density pigments...

Coding inks developed with safety and the environment in mind

New coding inks that are free of carcinogens, mutagens and reproductive toxins to comply with US regulations and restrictive ink formulations have been devised for inkjet printing on canning lines, according to a US-based company. Launched by Videojet Technologies, the V4278...

New product identifies inverted label decoration on can bodies

A system that identifies three-piece can bodies with decorated labels that are upside down or inside out after being welded has been launched by Innosen. The IS625 Inverted Can Label Detector is suitable for all types of materials and decoration....

Software suite updates retort controls for food canners

A software suite that offers food canners supervisory control, tamper-resistant data capture, and retort room automation has been launched by Allpax, the US-based manufacturer of processing and sterilising equipment. The three-part software was developed, says Allpax, using the Microsoft.net framework...

Improved can neck lubricator requires less maintenance

The neck lubricator used in Belvac Production Machinery’s beverage can  necking systems has been enhanced with a number of new features. US canmaking equipment specialist’s can neck lubricator CNL applies a consistent strip of hot wax or oil on the...

More flexible manual benchtop coating analyser

A manual benchtop coating analyser has been updated by Torus Technology Group to offer more flexibility in the inspection of internal lacquer and overvarnish distribution on cans. The Z341 non-contact coating analyser is suitable for a wide range of two-...

Compound end liner machine gets production speed boost

Stolle Machinery is to launch its latest generation of end compound liners at Metpack 2023. The EHSL rotary end liner has been designed to offer higher production speeds than any other equipment currently available in the market, says the...

More flexibility from KHS’s latest modular canning system

Filling equipment manufacturer KHS has developed a modular, future-proof, beverage canning platform that promises easier hygiene, maintenance and changes in configurations. On the latest Innofill DVD machine, Germany-based KHS is now using PTFE (polytetrafluorethylene) for the expansion joint seal on...

Small conveying unit with a big impact

The demonstration unit for a newly-launched beverage can conveying component on the Intralox booth at Metpack may have been fairly small, but its impact has been huge, said Dierdre Zoeters-Murphy, part of the US-based firm’s communications team. The Series 560...

More processing power for Versatile’s testing systems

The multi-dimensional capability of Versatile Technology’s V3 can testing system exhibited at Metpack in Germany has been enhanced by a new operating system which has boosted the system’s processing power. The previous versions did not have their own operating system,...

Henkel’s cool cleaner improves sustainability in beverage can plants

Energy savings and lower water consumption in the washing process of D&I beverage can lines are being offered with a cleaning system from Henkel that makes its debut in Europe at Metpack. Savings by using the Bonderite C-IC 72000 series...

Better reporting from Belvac’s updated necking machine

Belvac Production Machinery has upgraded its necking system for two-piece beverage cans to enable more detailed control and reporting. The US-based canmaking equipment manufacturer has replaced the necker’s gear drives and oil bath for each module with servo drives. The...

Vision inspection systems with a range of applications

Remote vision inspection (RVI) modules that are suitable for aluminium cans have been launched by Filtec. The RVI systems have a range of applications, such as date code inkjet or laser presence on the bottom of cans; barcode traceability to...

3D line design service helps production line planning

Filling equipment supplier KHS has launched a virtual overview service that uses three dimensional planning software to illustrate in detail how a client’s new manufacturing line or single machine could be integrated into their production environment. The service was designed...

Styrene-free compounds for all types of ends

Wakol has expanded its sealing compound portfolio for general line and food cans with the addition of two new products.  Suitable for round food can ends, Wakol D 3705 sealing compound was designed to meet the highest performance criteria of...

More compact applicator for injection-moulded carriers

US-based PakTech has introduced a more compact version of an applicator for its injection-moulded carriers for multi-packing beverage cans. The CCA MicroPak is capable of applying HDPE packaging sleeves at a speed of up to 60 cans per minute, on...

Volumetric can filler controlled by artificial intelligence

A volumetric can filler has been launched by US-based manufacturer Techniblend as an alternative to the traditional approach of filling cans using sensors that employ weight or height measurements. Called the ProFill V, the system uses digital filling technology with...
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First day under way at The Canmaker Summit 2023

The first day of The Canmaker Summit 2023, taking place in Edinburgh, UK, has kicked off with presentations from...