Oct 11th 2017

Seal Monitoring

A brewery has upgraded the monitoring and empty bottle inspection control at its swing-stop site. The German brewer fills its own brands and acts as a contract bottling on a 24,000 bph filling line for specialist and beer mix products. The new monitor confirms that a seal is the correct colour, presence and position on…

Oct 11th 2017

Cost Reductions through Preventative Maintenance

Wear and tear are continuous during the life of machinery and preventive maintenance that fixes issues before they cause problems saves companies money long term. Regular preventive maintenance enables equipment to sustain higher performance over longer periods of time. Early detection of faults, wear and tear can be actioned and where necessary replacement parts fitted…

Oct 11th 2017

The Latest in Liquid Filling

Everyone is familiar with Monobloc design, now there is such a thing as Superblock design. This new design brings together other equipment including labelling, and case packing rather than integrating just the filling and capping. Manufacturers are always interested in reducing costs and Superblock can also address manufacturing trends, to stay ahead. Manufacturers need to…

Oct 11th 2017

Automation Increases Performance

The flow of materials at a pre-packed meat producer has been automated from the end of the production line where the packaging begins to the despatch to the customer. Previously goods were manually handled, but today the introduction of robotics, conveyor systems, and improved end of line packaging technology and clever software brings the processes…

Oct 11th 2017

Sacmi Packaging

Today we welcome a visitor from Sacmi Packaging as fly into the UK. They will be providing a presentation on palletisers to a site in Liverpool.

Oct 11th 2017

Moving to New Premises

A specialist cheese blending company has moved to a new site. The family-owned company will be able to extend its operations within the new space coping with the increased growth. Turnover has increased by 30% and the company is on target to grow further when results for 2016 are released. The company MD remarked ‘The…

Oct 11th 2017

Lehmann Ball Mill

Packserve has a Lehmann Ball Mill in stock that we are keen to sell on. The machine has never been used and is still with the original packing case complete with the commissioning parts; ball bearings for the grinding chamber etc; We acquired the machine as part of a project we carried out on behalf…

Oct 11th 2017

New Production Facility

A plant-based food manufacturer has invested £28.5M in a new production facility in Northamptonshire, UK. The investment has doubled production capacity at the site to 150M litres as demand grows for almond, hazelnut, soya oat and coconut drinks. A company spokesman said that “the soya-baked drinks and alternatives to yoghurt demand is growing” At the UK…

Oct 11th 2017

NW Ambient Food and Drink Facility

Permission has been granted for the development of a 26,000m2 food and drink logistics facility at the Port of Salford in the Northwest of England. The depot will be a multimodal facility, accessible by road, rail and shipping via the Manchester Ship Canal. This will provide a strategic foothold in the Northwest to allow the…

Oct 11th 2017

Food Manufacturer Expanding

A West Bromwich food manufacturer is investing almost £9M to expand its sauce manufacturing business. The investment is in equipment which will improve efficiencies and improve productivity. A fully automated glass line will significantly boost manufacturing capability. The next phase of the venture will be a fully automated plastic line providing 70-75% extra capacity. The…

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