Remco Products has added a multi-functional, three gallon pail to its line of polypropylene tools. The newest product from the Vikan hygiene system is made using FDA-approved materials, color coded and made to withstand chemicals and heat. It features a wide pour spout, flat rear panel with molded grip and easy to read measurement marks. Color coded lids and stainless steel mounting brackets are also available.
Remco Products, phone (317) 876-9856, or visit www.remcoproducts.com
SilverClene24 TM is a new disinfectant and virucide from AgION Technologies that kills bacteria in 30 seconds and provides residual antimicrobial protection for up to 24 hours. SilverClene24 utilizes AgION's natural silver technology making it an alternative to harsh synthetic chemicals. It has been proven effective against dangerous bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
AgION Technologies, phone (908) 647-0401, or visit www.agion-tech.com
Southworth Products Corp. is introducing the Roll-In Level Loader, a manual palletizer. With cutouts in the low-profile platform, the forks of the Roll-In are able to roll into the platform left with the top. It accommodates any open-bottom pallet or skid. IT has a powered foot switch that allows for hands-free adjustment of the platform height and the scissor-lift platform can be accessed from all sides. A full-perimeter auto-stop toe guard provides additional safety. The Roll-In is available as two models with a capacity of either 2,500 or 4,000 pounds.
Southworth Products Corp., phone (207) 878-0700, or visit www.southworthproducts.com
Mobile Solutions
CSB-System International announced a new suite of products on the “Mobile-ERP” platform. The system allows users to connect wirelessly to the ERP system using application on handheld computers, smart phones, the Web and other devices using the same programs. Customers can also create they’re own applications on the platform using a graphic screen designer. It allows real-time information on pricing, product availability and other information.
CSB-System International, phone (800) 852-9977, or visit www.csb.com
Newly introduced Whizard® Series II Trimmer models from Bettcher Industries are designed for high-value poultry applications. This includes meeting the growing popularity of poultry dark meat. The Whizard® Series II Model 620 Trimmer is particularly well-suited for poultry applications that successfully transform traditional bone-in whole leg quarters into a high-margin, boneless dark meat portions – ready for stuffing or further processing. This new, value-enhancing application creates a highly efficient method for optimizing profits on an otherwise basic, low-margin product.
Bettcher Industries Inc., phone (440) 965-4422, or visit www.bettcher.com
Gainco’s new YieldPlus™ System for Breast Trimming & Portioning, poultry processors can dramatically reduce their labor requirements in breast meat processing operations, while also achieving measurable improvements in portion control consistency, product yields, throughput and quality. YieldPlus™ brings together advanced product distribution and data collection systems from Gainco with the yield improving and labor saving technologies of Bettcher Industries’ AirShirz® air-powered scissors.
Gainco Inc., phone (770) 534-0703, or visit www.gainco.com
The LINCOFlex Easy Grader is robust in design and supplied ready for operation. It is ideal for weighing and sorting items that weigh less than nine pounds and that are smaller than nine by fourteen inches in size. Controlled by a LINCO Flex 500 control unit, the Easy Grader is competitively priced. This compact machine is easy to install, easy to move around and easy to clean. For installation, all that is needed is a power cable and an air supply.
Linco Food Systems, phone (800) 865-4626, or visit www.lincofood.us
Cooking bags
Flavorseal brand Cooking Bags from Carroll Manufacturing and Sales offer the widest variety of cooking bags in the industry—ideal for cooking meats, soups, and sauces at a wide range of temperatures from –20ºF to +500ºF. Foods cooked in Flavorseal High Temperature and Low Temperature Cook-In bags may go right into the freezer after cooking, and may also be used as fresh meat or produce bags.
Carroll Manufacturing and Sales, phone (866) 769-1500, or visit www.cmsflavorseal.com
XTRA•GUARD® cables, from Alpha Wire, deliver extreme performance and system reliability in the world’s most extreme environments, including heat; cold; abrasion; flexing; immersion in oils, chemicals, solvents and fuels; UV exposure, EMI/RFI interference; and direct burial. Hazard-matched and designed specifically to survive in the most hostile operating environments, XTRA•GUARD® cables are the perfect solution for use in demanding applications in industries including food and beverage. The XTRA•GUARD® product line consists of XTRA•GUARD® 1-5 and XTRA•GUARD® Flexible Cables
Alpha Wire Company, phone (908) 925-8000, or visit www.xtraguard.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific POWERx™, a new line of high-performance x-ray systems for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The POWERx family consists of sixteen industry-leading models, which collectively are capable of inspecting products ranging from small pharmaceutical glass vials to large, multi-package cases. The Thermo Scientific POWERx models utilize high-resolution detectors and sophisticated image analysis software to achieve the highest sensitivity and lowest false reject rates possible.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., phone (763) 783-2500, or visit www.thermo.com/food
The reengineered FlexVac® 6-18 Bacon Packaging Machine from Curwood, Inc. is being reintroduced with comprehensive mechanical and electronic upgrades. Available in six tooling sizes for packaging bacon drafts weighing up to two pounds, the FlexVac 6-18 machine is capable of speeds up to 45 packages per minute. Curwood also supplies market-leading bacon packaging film to run on the FlexVac 6-18 machine. Curwood 1800 series films provide superior puncture resistance, sealability and clarity, making them the industry choice for bacon film packaging.
Curwood, Inc., phone (800) 566-9565, or visit www.curwood.com
Metal detector
Mettler-Toledo Safeline, Inc. introduces its new HDS (Heavy Duty Sausage) Pipeline metal detector. The HDS Pipeline system is designed for full integration with leading vacuum filler machines and other process equipment.  A single vertical gas strut makes the height of the detector head easy to adjust and large castors provide maximum mobility. The HDS Pipeline has a stainless steel finish and is sealed to IP69K standards for withstanding the high temperature, high wash down environment of the meat industry. A wide range of accessories are available to suit and support leading vacuum filler machines, such as throughput tubes, reject valves, and twister extension shafts.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline, Inc., phone (800) 447-4439, or visit www.mt.com/safelineus