If you look at the market, many companies try to create the Buzz with virtuality, or augmented reality. But, honestly speaking, if you come back to the signification of industry 4.0, it is mainly connected machines.
Serac makes a pulsed light decontamination solution available for cup filling lines. This technology offers an intermediate level of performance between H2O2 and UV decontamination, already part of Serac’s offering.
Anticipating the development of PET on the yogurt and fresh dessert markets due to the implementation of a circular economy around this material, Serac is now offering to blow PET cups on its SBL machines with the same quality level as for bottles.
If polystyrene (PS) remains the n°1 material for standard yogurts, glass is sometimes considered as an alternative option for higher-end market segments, where cup transparency is a sales argument. But PET also has its own arguments.
Since 20 April, we have been gradually resuming our machine assembly activity at our 5 production sites after several weeks of slowdown, where priority was given to assisting customers in the food and health sectors.
More than 50 years ago, JJ Graffin developed his first weigh-filling machine for liquids in his mother’s garage. It was a highly accurate, innovative machine because, unlike other machines of that era, it was unaffected by liquid temperature variations that caused fluctuations in filling cycles.
Olive oil manufacturers are increasingly numerous to consider replacing glass bottles with PET ones. Lighter, cheaper, less fragile and with structured recycling programs in many countries, PET has many benefits to put forth. This material is also well adapted to new, overseas markets. And several studies demonstrated that PET is similar to glass regarding the ability to retain the organoleptic properties of edible oils.