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  1. Festo SBSI Vision Sensors Give OEMs New Solutions For Automated Code Reading And Quality Inspection

    Festo introduced recently the SBSI series of low-cost vision sensors for code reading and quality inspection. Every aspect of the SBSI vision sensor ̶ fast set-up, compact, rugged IP67 housing, built-in lighting, EtherNet/IP capability, and more ̶ was designed to make it easy for North American original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to incorporate the power of vision sensing into their solutions

  2. Beverage, Glass And Recycling Industry Leaders Join Forces To Strengthen Glass Recycling

    The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), along with beverage leaders including Diageo and New Belgium Brewing, and the glass processing and recycling industry, have convened a dynamic group of organizations to make glass recycling work in the U.S. The nearly two dozen member organizations announced recently they are joining forces to create the U.S. Glass Recycling Coalition

  3. Plastic Technologies Teams With HRSflow And ERMO

    With interest in single-serve capsules for a broad variety of beverage and food products on an upward growth trajectory, the ability to provide a turnkey path to commercialization is becoming increasingly important

  4. METTLER TOLEDO Releases Guide On Oxygen Measurement Theory And Practice

    METTLER TOLEDO has produced a guide for the process industries that explains the measurement theory, sensor technology and practice of measuring dissolved and gaseous oxygen with in-line sensors

  5. Reused Water Gets Into California Beers

    Some Californians are doing their part to conserve water during the drought by drinking beer — specifically, beer made with recycled water.

  6. R&D/Leverage Work Together With Hydranome

    Making sure that people are hydrated by drinking enough water daily has become a mission for one man. And with the collaborative contributions of R&D/Leverage UK, ISBM total Solution provider, and PET Power, a plastic bottle producer in the Netherlands, Fred Housheer is making his entrepreneurial dream a reality.

  7. JBT To Highlight Sustainable Solutions For Fruit Juice Processors

    JBT Corporation, the global supplier of innovative systems for food and drink processors, will be speaking at events for juice companies in five Latin American countries to highlight sustainable solutions that can increase profitability and reduce wastage

  8. AFFI Commends Senate Agriculture Committee For Advancing Responsible Food Labeling Legislation

    The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) recently commended the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture for approving legislation that would establish a federal labeling standard for food and beverage products made with genetically enhanced ingredients (GMOs).

  9. Piovan Size Reduction Solutions For The Packaging Industry

    The new and complete range makes its debut, characterised by innovative technical and design-based features

  10. The New METTLER TOLEDO X37 X-Ray Inspection System Detects And Rejects Contaminants In Vertical Packages Such As Beverage Bottles And Cans

    The new METTLER TOLEDO X37-ray inspection system series, including the X3710, X3720 and X3730, was developed specifically to deliver efficient, cost-effective production line x-ray inspection of products in vertical packaging such as bottles, cartons, cans and canisters. The X37 system provides a highly adaptable solution that fits individual situations by offering a wide range of features. The new system also features higher-sensitivity sensors, which requires lower 20W X-ray generator power consumption to complete its inspections, eliminating the need for active cooling of the generator and reducing both Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and unit size.