LTI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of serving counters and technology, has expanded its line of compact, mobile serving counters with the new Dual-Temp Hot/Cold ExpressLine Compact, which serves as two units in one, offering two bays for hot foods and two bays for cold foods. This offering makes it possible for schools, offices or other busy operations to serve hot foods from one side of the unit and cold foods or drinks from the other side, providing total meal flexibility in one convenient unit.
Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, announces the appointment of Marco Azzaretti as Director of Marketing. Azzaretti was previously with Key from 2012 to 2019, most recently as the Automated Inspection Systems Product Manager. In his new role as Director of Marketing, he is responsible for marketing strategies and initiatives that promote the value of the company’s high performance digital sorting, conveying and process automation solutions worldwide.
The 745H Food Forming System from Nutec Manufacturing has been designed to deliver reliable productivity in a small package. Featuring accurate weight control and quick tooling changes, the 745H can be easily moved from one area of the plant to another to maximize flexibility.
The new Mettler Toledo CI-Vision V15 Round Line smart camera inspection system is designed to confirm the presence, completeness and readability of alphanumeric label information and printed 1D and 2D codes on round packaging and reject those packages not in compliance. Target containers can include food jars, cosmetics and household chemicals containers. This provides an essential protection, since the FDA reports that more than half of packaged product recalls are due to incorrect or unreadable labels and printed codes.
Heavyweight Handler provides facilities an efficient alternative to address current surge in bulky, irregularly shaped items.
September 15, 2020
Hyster announces the industry’s first fully commercialized solution dedicated to simplifying the otherwise time-consuming and labor-intensive process of manually loading and unloading flat-pack and odd-shaped items. The Hyster T7ZAC Heavyweight Handler uses a ground-level platform that slides under items in tandem with a long, tilting load backrest to pick up and support items during transport.
PACT, creator of packaging and crating technologies, has joined the Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA), a not-for-profit industry association devoted to promoting dangerous goods transportation compliance both domestically and abroad. PACT’s acceptance to the organization comes following the successful launch of its Thermo Shield, a paper-based, fire-resistant shipping wrap designed to prevent catastrophes caused by battery explosions during transport.
Global Wheel Chock features ultrasonic sensors integrated with dock controls, light communications safety system
September 9, 2020
Rite-Hite introduces its Global Wheel Chock, which provides an advanced chocking system that integrates with a Dok-Lok Style Light Communication System and is available with Rite-Vu auxiliary communication lights, approach detection system, camera engagement verification and smart dock alerts to enhance loading dock safety on a scalable budget.
Fristam Pumps USA announces Tim Nelson has joined the company as Midwest Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Tim will be responsible for managing sales and related activities in the upper Midwest for Fristam.
Check out the September 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold storage construction and COVID-19, how foodservice is adapting to coronavirus challenges, SugarCreek, 2020 cold storage construction guide & directory and much more!