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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, […]

The Eventuality for Growing Businesses: Automated Bagging

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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, […]

Plexpack is Globetrotting: Tradeshows 2016/2017

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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

Industrial Band Sealer; Software System; MPS Bag Sealer
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.

  A biological explanation of why food rots and how you can use MAP to prevent it.   Why Products Rot…  Food decomposition is dependent on three factors:   1. Decomposers: “Decomposers” are microscopic bacteria that are about 1/3 the width of your hair. They are airborne and are perpetually surround us [i]. The decomposers found in and on food are commonly aerobes, which mean they need oxygen/air to grow. Decomposers land on food or other products such as wood, and immediately start breaking down the organic matter […]

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

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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)
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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.

Plexpack Hits the Ground[s] Running… We are On the Road and Will be at the SCAA Expo in Atlanta

By Jackie Irvine | Events | April 11th, 2016 | Comments (0)
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This coming week Plexpack will be at the SCAA Expo from April 14-17, 2016 SCAA 2016in Atlanta. There we will be at booth 437 with our partner Weigh Right Automatic Scale Co. Over the last year, Plexpack has had the pleasure of providing solutions for many coffee industry suppliers.

Plexpack Will Be Attending CPMA Convention + Trade Show

By Jackie Irvine | Events | April 11th, 2016 | Comments (0)
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Plexpack Will Be Attending CPMA. Plexpack would like to invite you to booth 700 at CPMA Convention + Trade Show April 12-14 in Calgary. There we will be exhibiting our newly remodelled MPS6500. We would love to see you.