Specifically designed with product presentation in mind, Multivac’s new T-570 double-web traysealing system holds product in place at the bottom of the tray using an initial web of film to form a skin-tight seal. A second web of film then seals the top of the tray to complete the package. Register-printed film for the second web can be used to effectively eliminate the cardboard sleeves often used to brand and label tray-packaged entrées.
Perdue Farms has enhanced the packaging for its Short Cuts® fully cooked carved chicken and turkey strips by incorporating a new zipper from Zip-Pak. The 600 series zippers enhance convenience, improve overall package appearance and perform to the highest packaging standards. The new zipper can be adhered to packaging film at temperatures up to 20°F lower then required for traditional zippered packaging and requires less pressure to incorporate into the package.
Polymer Packaging Inc. introduces the quad-seal, pre-zippered, stand-up pouch. The pouch allows companies to incorporate four separate registered printed webs into a single package. Brand and packaging designers now have the ability to incorporate different materials and designs from four independent webs and print panels into a package with a transverse directional zipper on the front panel. It provides additional methods of offering pre-zipped, stand-up pouches to address the demand for recloseable packaging.
REISER introduces the FM250 Vemag forming machine, a flexible solution for high-speed forming of gourmet hamburger patties. Connected to a Vemag HP15 vacuum filter with an in-line grinder, it can produce up to 300 patties per minute. The FM250 system does not use excessive pressure when forming the product, resulting in a product with superior bite and texture. An easy-to-change forming nozzle allows quick changeovers to produce balls and other varieties of product shapes.