Suppliers throughout the material handling supply chain descended upon Atlanta for MHI’s Modex 2016 tradeshow, which took place April 4-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Attendees from various industries, including food and beverage, also were present to learn about the latest trends and innovations that are shaping the supply chain.
The Admix Fastfeed delivers improved product quality in half the time with 70% less energy and improved operator ergonomics
April 26, 2016
The Admix Fastfeed powder induction and dispersion system consistently delivers smooth product for any batch size. See how the Fastfeed enables processors to cut batch times in half, improve operator safety and ergonomics, reduce energy consumption up to 70%, and eliminate dusting.
New releases include measurement devices and processing automation technology
April 15, 2016
Combi Packaging Solutions LLC announced the release of a new packaging machine that will allow craft brewers to maintain their hand craftsmanship while reducing labor costs and increasing throughput to quickly get products to distributors and retail shelves, the company says.
Manufacturers offer durability, speed and precision
February 15, 2016
Charles Ross & Son Co. introduced large-scale, elliptical-head pressure vessels for use as carbon filter tanks. The 5,000-gallon stainless steel vessels are fabricated, designed and stamped for 100 psig at 230 degrees Fahrenheit in accordance with the ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1, the company says.
Durability, flexibility key components to new releases
January 15, 2016
VT Hackney Inc. introduced Sidekick, a low-profile, four-bay side-load body mounted on a Ford Transit cab and chassis. It offers many of the same features as Hackney’s larger beverage units, including all-aluminum construction, adjustable bay shelving, a bottom rail power step and rear-mounted hand truck, the company says.
Spirax Sarco Inc. offers its CSM-C 600 compact clean steam generator, which can produce as much as 1,275 pounds an hour of clean steam at 45 psig, depending on plant steam pressure and feed water temperature, the company says.
In this video, Tree Top, an agricultural cooperative with eight processing facilities, installed robotics to its packaging line. Director of Engineering Andy Juarez discusses how robotics helped improve the packaging lines and what challenges come with adding automation to their facilities.