“Collaborative robotic systems are seeing strong growth in the blowmolding industry due to the need for greater efficiency and automation,” said Siva Krish, VP of Sales at Proco Machinery Inc. (Mississauga, ON, Canada).
Mega dual-parison system from Graham Engineering (York, PA) that produces 46,800 bottles hourly meets the demands of a global consumer packaged goods company in the rapidly-growing Chinese packaging market.
The company’s Polarfin additive technology eliminates the need for surface treatment to bind together two dissimilar polymers or a polymer and another material. The technology is compatible with existing polymer conversion processes and requires little, if any, change to production equipment.
Meredith-Springfield (Ludlow, MA) blowmolds PET products for a variety of industries including bottles for household chemicals, food and spices and medical packaging and provides extrusion services for lawn and garden products.