Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 9 2016 - Page 28

Paramount Packaging Takes A Fresh Approach With Latest Bespoke Flow-Wrapper New back seal flow-wrapper customised for reliable, high speed operation on mobile field harvesting rigs widely used by salad and vegetable growers. Paramount Packaging Systems This key technical enhancement Paramount Packaging’s latest Ltd (tel: 01252 815252; www. allows the flow-wrapper to be easily machine, which operates up to 120 – repositioned when the sides of the packs per minute (ppm) with a low exclusive distributor of Fuji Machinery rig are folded up for transportation maintenance box motion sealing Company’s horizontal and vertical between fields and even countries. It system, boasts a convenient ‘plug and form-fill-seal equipment in the UK also boasts an integrated ink jet coder play’ two-part infeed which allows it and Ireland – has announced the and labeller. to be used with different types of rig launch of an Alpha VII FW3710BS/B back seal flow-wrapper that has been adapted for reliable, high speed operation on the mobile field harvesting rigs widely used by fresh Specially developed for wet environments, the bespoke flowwrapper features an ultra-hygienic design to help prevent dust and dirt and across a variety of applications. Offering fast changeover, the settings can also be stored on the front facing USB port and transferred to different machines for added flexibility. produce growers. accumulation, and offers easy access to the mechanical and electrical Simon Martin, Sales Manager at Ideal for salad and vegetable growers components. Paramount Packaging comments: in particular, Paramount Packaging’s flexible new flow-wrapper is mounted on a robust stainless steel support frame to ensure stability and rigidity when sitting on the harvesting rig. It meets full wash down requirements and incorporates water drainage channels from the infeed. “We have seen increasing demand for automated flow-wrappers that offer high speed yet accurate and reliable operation in harsh outdoor environments, and in all weather conditions. NOTE WRITTEN BY Paramount PHOTOGRAPHY BY Paramount 28 FDPP -