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PET Line

Ice Age Glacial Water Company uses SMI PET line

| Blow Moulding & Coating | SMI | San Giovanni Bianco (BG) | Italy

Among the different types of mineral water, glacier water is considered one of the best because it is extremely pure and uncontaminated and thus has positive effects on the human health and well-being.

In Canada, in British Columbia, Ice Age Glacial Water Company bottles the water coming from glacier sources; a 100 % natural water, which, thanks to the use of modern bottling technologies reaches the tables of millions of consumers in North America maintaining its purity and freshness.

In order to meet increasing market demands, the company installed a new complete line provided by SMI for bottling and packagingIce Age and Vortex water in 0.5 L and 1.5 L bottles in PET with a production capacity of up to 12,000 bottles/hour.

The solution installed consists of an integrated system of the ECOBLOC® ERGONseries for stretch-blow moulding, filling and capping PET bottles together with machines for the secondary packaging of the LSK ERGON and LWP ERGON series and an APS ERGON palletizer. The whole plant is equipped with an automation and control system of the latest generation incorporating the best technologies for the management of the “smart factory”.