New Monoblock SB+LK Series

New Monoblock SB+LK Series

Last November, Maer installed a new monoblock model in Portugal. It is the new Monoblock SB + LK series. It consists of a set formed by a trimmer turret attached to a leak tester within the same block. The equipment works at 10,000 bph and the commissioning was successful.

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MAER increase capacity production in PET bottles

MAER increase capacity production in PET bottles

Airopack company wanted to increase their product production. The lines produce PET bottles. Besides upgrading with new bottle designs, the plant needed to increase both lines production. The customer contacted us to help them increase the productivity on the lines by implementing new TC trimmers. The project finally agreed consisted on: Incorporation of 2 new TC-20/10/10RM trimmers (1 x trimmer per line) with capacity to feed 22.500 bph to each of the filler’s line, cutting four different bottle height PET bottles. After its exec

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Packaging solutions in wide-mouth PET jars

Packaging solutions in wide-mouth PET jars

In recent years, the packaging industry, always in constant evolution and requiring efficient responses to demands, has encountered a problem that calls for a solution: packaging of products such as preserved foods, mayonnaise, sauces, etc, in wide-mouth jars in PET plastic material. Glass has traditionally been the major response for packaging and conserving this type of products. But today’s needs of manufacturers and consumers are making PET jars a cost-effective and attractive solution. In this context, the manufacturing of wide mouth jar

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Trimming and leak testing of HDPE bottles

Trimming and leak testing of HDPE bottles

Maer introduces trimming and leak testing line for dairy bottles in Tunisia. Our customer, Sté E.M.P. (Société Emballage Metallique  et Plastique), a manufacturer of plastic containers, entrusts Maer the trimming and leak testing of HDPE drinking yogurt bottles of a recognized dairy brand in the country. The line, which comprises a 6 station rotary trimmer of the SB3 range and a linear tester 40LS8E in block, is capable of processing 270 ml HDPE bottles at speeds between 4,000 and 6,000 containers per hour. The containers are delivered to t

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MAER helps optimizing dairy filling lines

MAER helps optimizing dairy filling lines

Friesland Campina, a major dairy processor in the Benelux wanted to upgrade 2 of their existing lines. The lines process and fill flavoured milk beverages in HDPE bottles. For hygienic reasons the bottles are sent to the filling lines with neck closed (lost head blown bottles) and the lost head is cut or spin trimmed before they are filled. Besides the upgrade with new bottle designs, the plant needed to increase both lines efficiency. These lines accounted old style trimmers built inside the existing fillers, the upgrade of which turned out to

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NTN TRIMMER-COMBINER, a post blow-molding mono-block solution for trimming and handling neck-to-neck drinkable yoghurt bottles:

NTN TRIMMER-COMBINER, a post blow-molding mono-block solution for trimming and handling neck-to-neck drinkable yoghurt bottles:

“Single-serve” drinkable probiotic yoghurt is currently one of the greatest growth products in the dairy product segment. This format comes in small size bottles (from 80 ml to 200 ml), manufactured mainly in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) with “tandem blow neck to neck” extrusion blow moulding technology. One of the advantages of N2N technology is that 2 bottles joined at the neck in each mould cavity can be blow moulded instead of just one, which means that the hourly production rate for this mass consumer product can be doubled. Th

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