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Proportionally complex PLC, PC-based controls (Packaging + Processing OEM)

Proportionally complex PLC, PC-based controls (Packaging + Processing OEM)
OEMs seek to match the their chosen controls platforms to the complexity of the problem being solved. In the beginning, there were chips. Well, no, actually there were relays. But after Jack Kilby invented the integrated circuit, in 1958, everything began to change. For machine control and countless other fields, this marked the start of a logarithmic acceleration in the evolution of capabilities, productivity, and complexity. Another large step forward came a decade later, when Richard E. Morley invented the modular digital controller, or Modicon, […]

Hello Anaheim!

By Maria Casanova | Events, News | February 2nd, 2017 | Comments (0)
Hello Anaheim!
Plexpack will be attending on Feb 7-9, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center to WesPack.  And good news from Plexpack: we have flexible solution with certain results. We’ll be in West Coast Plastics Equipment booth 4979 showing our equipment specially designed to work with all types of bags, such as coffee, poultry, baked goods, and medical product among others. All our sealers come with the new HMI control system. Our USA Director of Sales David McGurk is attending to explain how Plexpack can ensure a flexible […]

The Eventuality for Growing Businesses: Automated Bagging

The Eventuality for Growing Businesses: Automated Bagging
Didn’t get the chance to stop by our booth at Pack Expo Int’l and see our new Automated Bagger? Not to worry: we’ve got you covered. Read on to answer the following: What is an Automated Bagger? Is automation right for me? What is Instapack and how is it different from other baggers? So… What is an Automated Bagger? An Automated Bagger is a robotically operated system which places bags into a filling station, opens the bag, fills the bag with a measured amount of product, […]

Why PackExpo 2016? Read on and Find out!

Why PackExpo 2016? Read on and Find out!
This year, Plexpack will be featuring three new bag sealing and shrink wrap systems at PACK EXPO International, November 6-9, booth N-5309. Plexpack also will be exhibiting a cross section of its full line of flexible packaging solutions. Plexpack will introduce three new machines: its new stainless steel B34-180HS-SS High-Speed Side Sealer, a new automated bagging system and an IP66 tabletop modified atmosphere packaging bag sealer … Interested? Details are below! The B34-180HS-SS, otherwise known as Instawrap S1 or Instawrap S2, provides continuous motion product […]

Plexpack is Globetrotting: Tradeshows 2016/2017

Plexpack is Globetrotting: Tradeshows 2016/2017
Plexpack Corp. is always on the move, meet our sales people and get educated on the best packaging solution for you. Look for us and our products at the following tradeshows: Nov. 6-9 — Chicago, USA PMMI Pack Expo Chicago, booth N-5309   Nov 15-17 — Mexico City, Mexico UBM Canon Advanced Manufacturing, booth M718   Nov 30 & Dec 1 — Montreal, Canada UBM PackEx Montreal, booth 1901   Feb 7-9 — Anaheim, USA UBM WestPack 2017, stay tuned for our booth number    April 4-6 — […]

Control, Monitoring and Data at Your Fingertips — The MPS Bag Sealer of 16/17

Control, Monitoring and Data at Your Fingertips -- The MPS Bag Sealer of 16/17
Today Plexpack Corp. announced multiple software and hardware enhancements to their popular Emplex MPS Series Bag Sealers. Emplex MPS sealers provide fast, precise, strong hermetic seals on nearly any heat sealable soft, high density, ecological, or specialty film. MPS sealers are available in stand alone or custom configurations for a wide range of specialty and high-speed applications. What this Means for MPS Owners and Buyers New software features offer customers increased control of sealing parameters and settings enhanced operations data, and more customizable user preferences. […]

Opening Up a Rotten Package to Find a Rotten Product is Just that; Rotten.

Opening Up a Rotten Package to Find a Rotten Product is Just that; Rotten.
  A biological explanation of why food rots and how you can use MAP to prevent it.   To Understand How Manufacturers Can Prevent Product Decay, We Must First Understand Why Products Rot…  Food decomposition is dependent on three things: 1. Decomposers: “Decomposers” are microscopic bacteria that are about 1/3 the width of your hair. They are airborne and (rather distressingly) perpetually surround us. [i] Decomposers found in and on food are commonly aerobes, which mean they need oxygen/air to grow. Decomposers land on food or […]

Plexpack Will Be at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo 2016

Plexpack is proud to be featured at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo. The versatile and expandable Emplex MPS6140 table top continuous bag sealer will be on display and demonstrated by our Director of Engineering, Allen Muresan.

This isn’t High School: How to Package Your Marijuana Products

This isn’t High School: How to Package Your Marijuana Products
Marijuana is a smoking hot topic right now… With the possibility of a new market in Canada, and a growing market in the United States, there has never been a better time for investors and entrepreneurs to become familiar with the marijuana industry. From 2012 to now, marijuana revenues have increased by 64% and continue to show growth on a year-to-year basis.[i] Looking at states like Oregon and Colorado, it is apparent that marijuana has huge potential as a consumer product. In a recent publication […]

Case Study | Where Small Business Meets Solutions

By Maria Casanova | Case Studies | April 13th, 2016 | Comments (0)
Case Study | Where Small Business Meets Solutions
More and more, small businesses are competing with larger companies. In order to keep up with big businesses, small and medium-sized manufacturers are upgrading their equipment to fill larger-volume orders from major distributors. However, the journey to the right equipment is not always easy. To read more about this case study, continue reading.
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