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Vacuum sealed watermelon?

By | Events, News | November 3rd, 2017 | Comments (0)
During Fresh Summit in New Orleans of Produce Marketing Association (PMA)our friends of Fresh From Florida came to our booth and sealed bags with watermelon. We used our impulse vacuum sealer VacPack with different cycles duration: 3, 4 and 5s. Look what they did with the watermelon and how great was the vacuum! Plexpack’s VacPack impulse vacuum sealers set the standard for food, protein, electronics and medical packagers that require a heavy duty, washdown vacuum and gas flush sealer at a moderate investment.   PMA Fresh Summit 2017 Florida Watermelon […]

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

By | Bag Sealing & Automatic Bagging, News | March 31st, 2017 | Comments (0)
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, […]

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 by feeding […]

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

Cannabis 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 cannabis 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 cannabis has huge potential as a consumer product. In a recent publication […]