Blow Moulding

Blow moulding machines
06.07.2017 | KHS GmbH | Dortmund | Germany

Big time saving during format conversions: KHS enables fast conveying mandrel changeovers

In developing a new fast changeover concept KHS has greatly reduced changeover times on its InnoPET Blomax stretch blow molders. The optimized active mandrel now enables format changeover times to be reduced by more than half for all standard neck designs. This new option is of interest to all beverage producers who bottle products with different...

Bottle developments
19.05.2017 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

The new SteadyEDGE™ PET container base by Sidel combines creative opportunities with optimum performance

SteadyEDGE™ is a unique, patented base solution which offers Food, Home and Personal Care (FHPC) producers enhanced brand differentiation options together with maximum production efficiency.

Bottle developments, Markets
10.05.2017 | PET Engineering | San Vendemiano (TV) | Italy

Sangemini Sport: The sports water bottle designed by PET Engineering

After the success of Norda’s 'Exclusive’ range for the HoReCa sector, PET Engineering has now designed Sangemini’s “sporty” water bottle, further strengthening its relationship with the Acque Minerali d’Italia Group. PET Engineering continues to work with Acque Minerali d’Italia. After launching ‘Exclusive’, the new range of bottles for the...

Blow moulding machines
05.05.2017 | SIPA | Vittorio Veneto | Italy

SIPA highlights evolution of SFL linear stretch-blow molding at Interpack

The SFL 6/8 EVO has all the technological advantages of the existing SFL 6/6 system, but has even better performance: output is 10% higher, meaning that production levels of as many as 2000 bottles per hour per cavity are now possible. This is due to faster press movements and improved blowing valve.

Filling technology, Blow moulding machines
29.04.2017 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Sidel's complete PET line solution for CSD improves production flexibility and beverage consistency

Producers of carbonated soft drinks (CSD) today require production lines that are flexible and smart, without compromising on quality, speed and efficiency. These solutions allow for optimised production uptime, reduced resource consumption and quick stock keeping unit (SKU) changes, while keeping the Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) consistent.

Bottle developments
12.04.2017 | SMI S.p.A | San Giovanni Bianco (BG) | Italy

Bottle design as promotional tool

Nobody can be indifferent to the particularly appealing bottle, created by SMI for the Paradise Beverages company in Papua New Guinea. The peculiarity of this container is its wonderfully stylized decoration, as if it were a precious dress, which covers the majority of the bottle containing the water whose brand is "Tru Tru Wara".

Bottle developments
07.04.2017 | GIZEH PET GmbH | Bergneustadt | Germany

Bright prospects for PET packaging: Metallic appearance and structural effect

With the use of new metallic effect pigments GIZEH PET GmbH opens unlimited design possibilities for PET packaging. Whether bottles or jars, the metal optic lights up all shapes and colours. The effect assures optimum spreading in the material and shows no streaking or film build-up at all. Thus every color used in injection stretch blow moulding...

Blow moulding machines
04.04.2017 | KHS GmbH | Dortmund | Germany

Gentle and quiet: new preform processing option from KHS

Less noise, improved quality: KHS Corpoplast GmbH has developed a new system for preform processing. With the InnoPET Silent TipTainer PET preforms are fed to the sorting unit especially gently. This results in a considerable reduction in the amount of noise around the tilter.

Blow Moulding & Coating
24.03.2017 | LINPAC | Featherstone, West Yorkshire | UK

LINPAC launches comprehensive rigid RPET foodservice range

LINPAC is extending its food service offer by launching a comprehensive range of rigid rPET solutions for the sector. This complements the current LINPAC portfolio of EPS Hotpacs, catering trays, plates and bowls.

Markets, Blow moulding machines
16.03.2017 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Higher line performance just one click away

Sidel Services Online web interface, part of the Sidel Services™ portfolio, is now integrating Options and Upgrades as a further extension of its technical capabilities. In addition, as part of its ongoing global roll-out programme, the tool is now also released in North America, enlarging its geographic availability beyond Europe and Central Asia.