Demonstration of Fortress Interceptor Metal Detector Scanning Capabilities with Strawberries

2018-09-24T17:46:32+00:00 24th September 2018|

Lauren Hipwood from AccuPak demonstrates how the Fortress Interceptor metal detector can be used to detect metal contaminants in fresh packaged foods, such as strawberries. The Fortress Interceptor metal detector is renowned for its exceptional performance and ability to detect the smallest metal contaminants, including in difficult to detect (wet) products like fruit, meat & dairy. In this demonstration, Lauren uses the metal detector to scan for 1mm diameter ferrous and non-ferrous and 2mm… Read More

Handling a Metal Contamination Recall

2018-09-26T14:07:53+00:00 21st September 2018|

Following recent news that the strawberry contamination scare has now spread across the country to include a case in Western Australia, it has been widely reported that a number of suppliers have installed metal detectors on their conveyors to scan punnets of strawberries for contaminants to safeguard consumer health and safety and protect their companies against costly product recalls. While the source of contamination in these instances is beyond the supplier’s packaging line; these incident… Read More

How A Robot Palletiser And Stretch Wrapper Can Help Your Agricultural Business

2017-09-13T16:23:40+00:00 13th September 2017|

Running an efficient and cost-effective packaging line is essential for operators in the agricultural industry. Introducing a robot palletiser and stretch wrapper to package and palletise products such as grain, feed, fertilisers or chemicals, can streamline the process to make it more efficient, safer, and more reliable. Here’s how a robot palletiser and stretch wrapper can help your agricultural business.   Increase the efficiency of your packaging line A robot palletiser and stretch wr… Read More

7 Reasons Why Your Business Needs An X-Ray Product Inspection System

2017-09-06T16:22:48+00:00 6th September 2017|

If your business can’t afford foreign contaminants in your products, then the chances are high that you need an X-ray product inspection machine. These high-tech yet surprisingly affordable machines are predominantly used in the food processing, pharmaceutical and packaging industries – which rely on potentially harmful foreign contaminants being detected along the production lines, but they are also essential equipment for businesses in many other industries that require the detection o… Read More

Top FAQs About Filling Equipment

2017-08-30T16:21:57+00:00 30th August 2017|

So many different industries depend on filling and packaging equipment – from pharmaceutical to agricultural and industrial and food and beverage, investing in reliable and quality filling, bagging and end-of line palletizing equipment is key to their success. Having production lines that run smoothly and effectively means you can process your products quickly and ensure a good return on investment without losing valuable time during the packaging process. If you are just starting to think abo… Read More

How X-Ray inspection systems can save your business time and money

2017-08-23T16:21:09+00:00 23rd August 2017|

For companies in the food industry, the consequences of product contamination are potentially devastating. There are many examples where one mishap with contamination or a foreign body in a product has dramatically affected a food producer’s business – and the costs of the fallout can be crippling.  From product recalls, line stoppages, batch recalls, fines and legal costs to lost customer confidence, erosion of brand equity and reputational damage, the knock-on effects and associated c… Read More

Four Important Future Trends in Industrial Packaging

2017-08-16T16:20:18+00:00 16th August 2017|

The key drivers shaping the future of the industrial packaging market over the next few years will be making packages lighter, safer, more shapely and more recyclable. These trends were identified by Smithers Pira, a worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains in its recent market study, ‘The Future of Industrial packaging to 2020’.  The report forecast annual growth of 3.4% for the annual industrial packaging market to US$61 billion by 2020, with Asia holdi… Read More

Why Servicing Your Packing And Filling Equipment Regularly Is Necessary

2017-08-09T16:19:14+00:00 9th August 2017|

To get the optimum performance from a car, it needs regular servicing, right?  And is regular servicing of a small car any less important than servicing a larger, more expensive model?  Of course not. The same principles apply to packing and filling equipment where the need for speed, accuracy and reduced waste has never been more critical.  Whether it’s a manually operated bagging machine or a fully automated custom-designed filling and packing line, a programme of regular servicing and pr… Read More

How To Choose The Right Bulk Packaging System For Your Business

2017-08-02T16:17:34+00:00 2nd August 2017|

If you’re looking at buying a complete bulk packaging system for your business, there are some important factors that you should consider.   And if you’re considering buying imported equipment, there are some additional questions that you should answer before making any final commitment. For example, if you are considering purchasing a machine from overseas, are you satisfied that there will be sufficient technical support or that spare parts will be readily available if required?  Who wi… Read More

Do You Need A Complete Turn Key Palletising Line?

2017-07-26T16:16:15+00:00 26th July 2017|

Do you want to save time and money for your business? A complete turn key palletising line can be an incredibly efficient way to turn your packaged products into palletised loads ready for transport. It does this by managing your entire palletising process automatically, meaning you can palletise more loads with minimal operator effort.   Speed up your palletising system A complete turn key palletising line is a fast, quiet and tireless way to manage your palletising process. It will reduce… Read More

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