Suppliers in the beverage industry have released a wave of new equipment and software solutions. From quality testing to the production line, here are 7 of the latest technologies:
- Crown Equipment Corp. revealed a new option for its counterbalance forklifts. The new edition comes with a shorter mast, ideal for warehouse dock and cross-docking needs. Though max load capacities are unchanged, the narrower mast cross-brace increases visibility for safer operation.
- Charles Ross & Son Co. introduced a 4-gallon Planetary Dual Disperser (PDDM-4) for free use in the Ross Test and Development Center. The new mixer is best for high viscosities, but the Ross T&D Center houses over 40 appliances for customers to find the best fit for their needs.
- Krohne Inc. released six new transmitters in the 24 and 80 GHz range as part of its Optiwave series of transmitters. The transmitters come with a complimentary PACTware device manager for better functionality.
- Sacmi introduced the 64-cavity CCM64MB, a new flexible and efficient cavity press for producing plastic caps rapidly.
- Kenworth Truck Co. introduced the Bendix Wingman Fusion driving assistance to two models of medium-duty trucks. The technologies aim to mitigate collisions, alert drivers to the speed limit, give warnings for lane departures, and more.
- The Comexi ML2 laminates efficiently with a broad range of coating and laminate options. Five interchangeable trolleys keep the machine versatile and effective.
- GEA Group’s Fillstar CX EVO system allows fillers to swap seamlessly between products with no changeover times and a reprogrammable control unit that never sacrifices sterility.