Allen Coding will be showing a wide range of high performance marking and coding systems, including its XL-Series of low cost thermal transfer coders.
The automatic ARF-1 feeder is capable of handling cartons or sleeves up to a maximum of 375mm x 400mm and will be featured along with the popular Hitachi RX-S continuous ink jet coder. Other equipment on display is set to include the ICON laser coder and NGT2+ thermal transfer printer.
Allen’s XL-Series does not compromise on print or system quality despite being up to 40% less expensive than other thermal transfer systems. The XL-Series also offers several exciting new features, including the iView colour touch screen with graphical user interface and the multi-tasking a:touch module.
The XL-Series was designed to provide Unicode performance for high speed printing of variable information in a variety of languages. In addition, a simple design and robust construction helps meet the requirements of most industrial coding applications.
Tel: 01438 347 770
Automation specialist Omron will offer visitors a close encounter with its new FH high-speed, compact vision system and integrated robotics in the shape of a Delta pick-and-place robot. The cell will demonstrate how both technologies are becoming an essential part of production and packaging lines plus the benefits in regard to cost reduction, efficiency, repeatability and the redeployment of resources.
The FH vision system provides the highest image capture and processing speeds in its class – ten times faster than conventional systems – as well as seamless integration with PLCs, motion controllers and robotics systems. This allows high speed quality control of product appearance and completeness, as well as checks on date coding.
In addition, Omron’s experts will be on hand to demonstrate the latest safety and sensing and temperature control solutions including the new E3S-DB transparent object sensor offering better detection of glass bottles, PET bottles, transparent trays and packaging film.
Tel: 01908 258258
Yorkshire Packaging Systems are celebrating almost forty years in business during the PPMA Show, with the introduction of the Flexo Servo X following their recent tie up with the leading German machine manufacturer Hugo Beck. Hugo Beck specialise in high end, high speed shrink wrapping and mailing applications and occupy a leading position in this technically demanding sector.
YPS will also unveil their new redesigned high speed SLAU 50x50 fully automatic L sealer and TR45/90 shrink tunnel, designed to work with the high quality Bollore shrink film – of which YPS are the sole UK distributor. The model incorporates new features which have been added to strengthen its position in the market. A new intuitive touch screen control system, servo controlled motors and a new pack detection system ensure faster speeds than ever before.
Also on display will be YPS’s complete range of sleeve wrapping systems for transit packaging.
Tel: +44 (0)1924 441355
Once again Norpak will be exhibiting at the PPMA Show, demonstrating their full range of labelling equipment with particular emphasis on Hang Tab application.
Norpak have recently been appointed as an authorised distributor by the Do-It Corporation, with particular emphasis on growing the automatic application of Hang Tabs. To this end, the company has produced a new version of their 1000 series label applicator enabling them to offer potential customers a fully integrated supply and apply solution.
It’s a particularly important year for Norpak as the company is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. Norpak are proud of their fifty year track record, and they look forward to continuing to provide innovative, reliable, and affordable labelling and packaging solutions. They provide a wide spectrum of products to both food- and non-food -based businesses worldwide, including many packaging and labelling products specifically designed for use in the sector.
Tel: +44 (0)1274 681022
Kliklok International is gearing up to launch its new Certiwrap ELITE wraparound cartoning system at the PPMA Show. It is designed to handle the more complex meal trays, tubs or pot shapes – individually, in multi-packs or layered – in a wide range of formats.
Capable of improving flexibility on the production line, the ELITE easily adapts to different pack styles making it ideal for full sleeves, wraparound sleeves and gusseted packs as well as upright shelf-ready display-style cartons.
Thanks to a new modular design, the ELITE also enhances functionality and repeatability, helping manufacturers adapt to increasingly fast-paced market requirements. It features a choice of twin or triple arm carton feeders to improve handling and is designed to increase throughput rates on high-speed lines, being capable of packaging at speeds of up to three hundred cartons per minute dependant on flight pitch.
Tel: +44 (0)1275 836131
From gourmet popcorn to superfood salads, from organic soups to Bombay mix chocolate buttons, this year’s lunch! show boasts hundreds of food-to-go innovations from three hundred exhibiting companies.
An essential visit for thousands of trade buyers from across the UK’s retailing, hospitality, snacking, convenience, and catering sectors, the multi-award winning show returns to the Business Design Centre in London on 23rd and 24th September.
Recognised by the world’s top chefs, Cuisine Solutions Europe is the authority on sous-vide – the innovative slow-cooking technique that they pioneered, perfected and popularised. Exhibiting for the first time at a UK show, they will be demonstrating how their ‘precise time and temperature technology’ can benefit lunchtime retailers with a new 58 hour cooked medium rare beef. They will also be holding a prize draw during the show.
New for this year, and unveiled for the first time at lunch!, visitors can enjoy the first look at new bakery brand Whisk & Pinny – exclusively from Freshfayre Chilled Food Specialist. Handcrafted by family bakers, this premium range of indulgent treats has been specially created to tempt customers and drive sales. With all the favourite bakes – ranging from cakes, cookies, bars and muffins – to strong branding and POS solutions, operators will have everything they need for their grab and go bakery.
Consett Popcorn Company is launching a brand new gourmet popcorn brand with instant 'shelf appeal' and an affordable price tag at lunch! The five new flavours in the range are available in retail single serve packs that show their authentic kitchen cupboard ingredients. New own label options are now also available.
lunch! 2014 will feature three hundred exhibiting companies showcasing food and drink products, packaging, equipment and technology solutions. Show features include the Working lunch! Keynote Theatre, Innovation Challenge Live, Innovation Challenge Showcase, and the British Smoothie Championships. To register for a free trade pass, visit www.lunchshow.co.uk.