Specialty Equipment(61 companies)
Equipment used for a set of highly specific and specialized functions within the packaging and processing industry.
Specialty Equipment Companies
A&E Conveyor Systems Inc.
A&E Conveyor Systems supplies a wide variety of container cleaning, sanitizing and rinsing solutions, including both waterless and water rinsing systems, full can washers and container dryers. A&E can design and produce custom container washing and rinsing systems to clean products of all shapes and sizes, and include quick change over features, container inverters, gravity tracks, control diagnostics and access platforms. From empty to full containers, trays to pallets, A&E cleaning systems can improve the quality of container cleaning operation installation for both custom design configurations as well as standard turnkey installations.
Adhesive Products, Inc.
Adhesive Products manufactures handheld adhesive applicators including glue squares, glue sticks and glue guns for a variety of packaging related applications.
American Holt Corp.
American Holt uses reverse engineering of high-usage machinery components to offer aftermarket replacement parts for equipment used in bottling, canning, food processing, blow molding, meat processing, packaging, and other operations. American Holt utilizes 3D printing to rapidly develop prototypes and identify potential issues before manufacturing parts. Company also offers kits for mechanics doing regularly scheduled maintenance.
Astro Packaging supplies adhesive application equipment used in carton/case sealing, product labeling and other applications. The Astro Packaging product line includes hot melt units, hoses, pumps, automatic guns. Astro is also a distributor of adhesive systems from Graco, ITW Dynatec, Nordson and Slautterback. Featured equipment includes the Astro AP100 Hot Melt Unit, 6 H/G, which accepts Nordson hoses and guns. With a capacity up to 100lbs (45.4kg) of hot melt in pillow, pellet, slab or bulk form, the unit's unique tank shape is designed to minimize adhesive degradation, charring and foreign matter accumulation. A finned melt grid optimizes heat transfer to the adhesive as it moves into the pump inlet, eliminating hot spotting issues.
Baumer hhs manufactures cold glue and hot melt adhesive dispensing adhesives for the paper converting and packaging markets with the goal of meeting the high demands of customers in a dynamic market. Products include Baumer hhs' new tesla electrically-activated hot melt applicator that is capable of creating patterns using a standard 24VDC signal without the need for compressed air. Runs clean, quiet and extra-long with tesla. Suitable for applications such as case sealing, tray making, folding carton, envelopes, tobacco manufacturing, and pharmaceutical packaging.
Brown Adhesives & Equipment
Brown sells, installs, maintains and repairs new and refurbished hot melt dispensing systems and controls from Valco Melton, Surebonder and other major brands. Brown supplies a wide product line that includes hot melt dispensing systems, all electric hot melt guns, handgun hot melt systems and more.
In addition to its line of filling, capping and labeling equipment, Capmatic offers an air rinse system for rinsing pharmaceutical and personal care bottles. CleanStar™ inline bottle air rinser is designed to be easily integrated onto existing or new packaging lines running a variety of bottle shapes. This platform is equipped with a compressed air HEPA filtration system to air rinse both plastic and glass. In addition, Capmatic offers the system equipped with optional ionized nozzles for static elimination.
Carleton Helical Technologies
The Ionized Air Rinser container cleaning system is designed to integrate into packaging lines for glass, plastic, metal or fiber containers. This ionized air container cleaner is an in-line clear that uses the HP invertor/revertor system to rotate containers over an ionized air/vacuum assembly.
Central States Industrial
Central States supplies cleaners for totes as well as an extensive range of replacement and maintenance parts for sanitary pumps, valves, and tank cleaning equipment. The TrueClean® ToteCleaner offers quick and effective cleaning for Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC) or totes, commonly seen in modern production plants. The system is compact and mobile, making it easily transportable anywhere within a facility. With few parts and intuitive controls, the TrueClean ToteCleaner is simple to install and operate. Designed for hygienic tote cleaning, this system is used in food, dairy, and beverage applications.
Change Parts, Inc. specializes in supplying parts and accessories for bottling, cap handling inserting, plugging, labeling and filling machines from virtually any machine. Product offering includes stars and guides, bottle plates, centering bells, timing screw kits, cap chucks and cap chutes. Solutions can be designed for quick change to maximize line changeover efficiencies and are always built with high-quality materials to provide many years of service.
Chicago Glue & Machine
Chicago Glue & Machine carries a wide selection of adhesive application equipment for sale or rent including manual, semi-automatic and automatic dispensers, and hot melt feeder systems from suppliers including Astro Packaging, Gluefast, Glue Machinery, Potdevin, ITW Dynatec and Graco. Chicago Glue & Machine also supplies adhesives, parts and accessories related to adhesives in addition to offering preventative maintenance and repair services.
Commercial Manufacturing supplies air drying systems for food processing applications. Air knife systems are mounted over a shaker, belt, or roller bed that blows surface moisture off product (such as raw vegetables). Floatation bed shakers and air tunnels accelerate evaporation.
Compass Industrial Group, LLC
Compass Industrial Group wil design and manufacture parts to fit your OEM equipment needs. Provide the dimensions and specifications to get a quote or to get started building. Compass can work off of CAD drawings, if they are available. Customers can also ship the part to Compass or arrange a visit from a technician to dimension everything on site. Metal and plastic parts, with a variety of coatings and platings, can be manufactured.
Cozzoli Machine Company
Cozzoli Machine Company offers its AW Automatic Vial Cleaning System Series for the pharmaceutical industry. Vial cleaner features air-vacuum pre-cleaning, full penetration of nozzles without vial interior contact, flexible wash sequence and low WFI consumption. Universal vial carriers help reduce changeover time while segregated wash stations prevent cross-contamination. Series handles vial sizes ranging from 1- to 500ml with speeds up to 30,000 vials per hour.
Delta Modtech offers medical part assembly machines for transdermals and oral pharmaceuticals as well as batteries and capacitors, fuel cells, textile and adhesives, electronics and microcircuits, IVD test strips, and other specialty applications.
Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions
Descon manufactures air rinsers for empty bottles and sterilizers for hot-filled container applications. Side-grip ionized air rinsers offer an effective means for removing particulate materials from empty containers prior to filling. Ionized air rinser is simple to operate and easily configured to handle a variety of bottles. Descon’s lay-down head space sterilizers gently change the orientation of a hot-filled container so that the hot product fills the head space until sterilization is reached. Standard unit suits a variety of hot-filled containers (PET, HDPE, glass), with minimal changeover and automatic adjustment to line speed.
Douglas Machines Corp.
Douglas Machines’ washers, available in a variety of styles, are designed to quickly and efficiently clean and sanitize bulk ingredient containers such as vats, bins and IBC totes. Some models can process one or two containers of various sizes at the same time. Various combinations of rotating, oscillating and fixed jet models are available, depending on the size of the washer model. In addition to container washers, Douglas Machine offers more than 80 models of industrial washing and sanitizing systems for food processing and other plants, including sheet, pot, pan, and mold tunnel washers, rack washers, scale parts washers, smoke truck washers, conveyorized tunnel washers, belt washers, rotary batch washers, wash racks, and various container washers.
Enercon Industries' high definition corona treaters produce powerful and reliable corona treatment against film wrinkling, pinholing and backside treatment. In addition to corona treaters, Enercon offers plasma and flame surface treating for film extrusion, printing, coating or laminating applications.
Ernst Timing Screw Co.
Quick change machine parts from Ernst include starwheels and guides, timing and feed screw replacements, and related parts. Starwheels and guides are CAD drawn and machined on CNC machines to ensure proper bottle locations and tolerance. Other products include Ernst ball bearing Quick-Knob systems, designed to speed up multi-line changeovers and reduce downtime. Ernst change parts are computer-designed and manufactured from a wide range of durable materials including UHMW and PVC. Core parts are offered in stainless steel and 6061 T-6 aluminum which can be coated in different colored anodizing and hard coating.
Formers International manufactures custom, hand-crafted bag forming assemblies for form/fill/seal machines. Formers International's product line includes the cost-effective Standard bag former, featuring a heavy duty steel construction. Steellyte bag former features a heavy-duty steel construction optimized for weight with the ease of a light steel former. Ultralyte is Former International's lightest bag forming assembly, featuring double coated aluminum with the safety of stainless steel.
Gemel Precision Tool co., Inc
Mr. Deblister™, Mr. Deblister Jr-XL™ and Mr. Deblister Jr™ are high-speed deblister machines designed as product recovery systems. These machines safely separate and remove product such as liquid gels, caplets, and tablets from blister cards, including walletized blister cards. Designed to be placed next to the thermoforming machine so that rejects can be recovered during the lot run. Afterwards, product in rejected cards can be repackaged without having to move the rejected product out of the packaging area, and before the next lot would reach the machine. The system recovers push through, cold form and child resistant blister cards and has no difficulty with tight product blisters or stiffening ribs.
Graco automated adhesive dispensing solutions for today’s small electronics manufacturing and assembly processes are configurable for one and two-component chemistries. Adhesive dispensers process a variety of material volumes, viscosities and temperature specifications. Designed to consistently deliver accurate ratios and volumes, adhesive dispensing systems feature material flows and pressures that are maintained to achieve a consistent dispense bead, resulting in less material waste with fewer scrapped parts and costly rework scenarios.
Greener Corporation offers specialty parts to improve package quality, increase productivity and reduce costs on horizontal flow wrappers and vertical FFS baggers including knives, sealing jaws, fin wheels, formers, hole punches, and more.
Highlight Industries supplies handheld tape dispensers including models such as the HTD210 (pn 755575) and HTD310 (pn 755579), both designed for economy, with lightweight durable plastic construction and adjustable brakes to apply proper tape tension and easy side loading of tape. Enhanced dispensers include the HTD230 (pn 755578) and HTD330 (pn 755582), which both feature heavy duty premium metal construction, natural soft rubber rollers to keep tape in position and blade guards for safety.
ITW Dynatec offers a vast range of slot, bead, and adhesive spray technologies to meet the specific packaging application. Featured products include the BF MicroBead™ Auto Adhesive Applicator, which is available with single-port or dual-port pivoting modules. System is designed for flexibility in set-up and reduction of the number of applicators required and features a smaller, more compact design that simplifies installation and maintenance. Other adhesive applicators include the DeltaFx™ fiberized spray applicators that provide exceptional value and flexibility for wide adhesive lamination, PUR hot melt applicators and slot applicator technology for precision metering, and specialty pinch bottom and hot melt lamination systems used in bag manufacturing.
JetAir supplies precision engineered, high-speed centrifugal blowers, air knives, and drying/blow-off systems for the consumer packaged goods market. JetTunnels dry containers and other packaging prior to inspection systems, coding, labeling and secondary packaging. Designed for high-speed container drying, the JetTunnel drying system is a comprehensive air knife system that installs directly over line with no conveyor modifications and handles line speeds up to 120,000 cph.
J.H. Foster manufactures compressed air dryers and is a distributor of customizable compressed air blowers and industrial pneumatic air blowers such as Aerzen USA, Elmo Rietschle and Quincy. Air dryers remove water vapor that becomes concentrated during the process of air compression, preventing excessive water from leading to operational problems for users of compressed air such as freezing of outdoor air lines, corrosion in piping and equipment and malfunctioning of pneumatic process control instruments. JHFoster distributes a variety of air dryers including refrigerated, regenerative, breathing air system, membrane and refrigerated cycling and non-cycling systems.
Standard parts from JW Winco help reduce the costs of product development, providing OEM engineers with more time to devote to larger project requirements and concentrate on the actual machine or equipment design. Through JW Winco, standard parts such as operating handles and knobs, handwheels, crank handles, control knobs, levels, rulers, position indicators, and indexing mechanisms can be cost-effectively be procured. Company also supplies tensioning, clamping and locking mechanisms as well as shafts, joints, ball rollers and many other parts for machines.
Kaps-All Packaging Systems Inc
Kaps-All makes bottle and container cleaning equipment including CLEAN-N-VAC Models AC-35 and AC-65, designed to automatically invert bottles and remove dust, dirt, carton lint and other foreign matter from container, using a combination of high pressure, ionized air, and highly efficient vacuuming. The ionizing neutralizes static electricity freeing dust and dirt for effective cleaning. Machines invert the containers over an effective cleaning area of up to 30 inches. Models are available as standalone units or in conjunction with other equipment such as a Kaps-All's filler, capper, orienting and unscrambling equipment or can be integrated into a complete bottling line.
Keystone Industries Hot Melt Application
Keystone Industries makes adhesive dispensing equipment in addition to hot melt parts. Product line includes adhesives, pumps, applicators, filters, melters, nozzles, hoses and much more. Featured amongst Keystone’s hundreds of adhesive dispensing products is Melt Mate®, an all electric melter that is suitable for both packaging and product assembly. Designed to be an easy-to-use, durable yet smaller adhesive dispenser, Melt Mate features a tank coated with a non-stick surface, therefore reducing build up. Holding 14 pounds of adhesive, this melter is designed to reduce refilling times.
Designed to efficiently clean particulate from most types of containers, Kinsley Air/Bottle Rinser systems feature an inline product flow design that utilizes easily installed inverting blocks and counter rotating feed screws that control container movement through the system.
Labelmate USA supplies a wide range of replacement parts used in labeling operations including inner and outer flanges, label slitting blades and locking bars for counting applications. Other replacement parts include accessories such as label roller kits, unwind and rewind shafts and aluminum separator plates.
Lako Tool and Manufacturing offers a wide range of OEM seal jaws, crimpers, knives, anvils, fin wheels, and hole punches. Lako also provides retrofit expertise for ultrasonic sealing technology conversions of existing packaging machines. Retrofit parts help improve vertical form/fill/seal (vf/f/s) and horizontal pouch line performance through increased seal strength, reduced film usage, fast cycle times, unsurpassed seal reliability, and sealing through contaminants.
Liquid Packaging Solutions
Liquid Packaging Solutions manufactures automatic and semi-automatic bottle rinsing machinery. Inverting rinsers can use air, water, product or other liquid to remove dust and debris from containers prior to the introduction of product. Bottle vacuums offer an alternative to inverting using special nozzles and an air rinse prior to vacuuming.
McBrady Engineering specializes in bottle cleaning and rinsing machinery. Featured machines include the ORBIT cleaner/rinser line, with five models designed for every container and bottle cleaning need. The ORBIT’s design allows it to mount over an existing conveyor, leaving a small footprint and a simpler integration into the existing line. Cleans by direct tube injection of air, liquid, steam or gas to thoroughly clean the inside of the bottle. The HS-300 High Speed Gripper Bottle Cleaner is designed to clean bottles ranging from 1 oz to 1 gallon, at speeds of up to 400 bpm (for a standard 8 oz bottle). Bottle Dusters are designed to clean the tops, bottoms, sides and rims of bottles, cans and containers using ionized compressed air, brushing, spinning, and vacuuming to quickly and effectively remove dust, powder and debris.
Modern Manufacturing Services LLC
Modern Manufacturing Services LLC offers a vast inventory of parts for bagging, sealing and other packaging machines via in-house manufacturing or from its large network of worldwide suppliers. Company catalog includes bagging machine parts such as side weld equipment parts, wicket parts, wicket conveyor parts and vacuum arms, as well as gusset parts, hot knives, seal blades and seal bars. Other products include antistatic equipment such as static eliminator bars. All parts and accessories are manufactured to the tightest tolerances in the industry.
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Morrison Container Handling supplies customized solutions for container rinsing applications that remove unwanted particles using a stream of air or water, depending on the application. Morrison's rising solution inverts containers using timing screw technology to positively control and accurately present them to the rinser nozzle. After the air or water rinse is complete, timing screws revert the container right side up and present it back to the conveyor to continue down the production line. This solution can be integrated into existing lines and is wash-down friendly.
National Bulk Equipment, Inc.
National Bulk Equipment product recovery systems -- including single-pack reclaim, high throughput reclaim, and single-pack reclaim systems for liquid product -- help brand owners, contract packagers and others reduce production material loss, advance sustainability initiatives, and increase production yield from their product packaging operations. Unsalable packaged product can take many forms. Packages may be out of weight or mislabeled. Packaged contents may be off-spec or potentially contaminated.
Whether the application is producing food containers, shipping materials or product packaging, Nordson’s adhesive application systems can help improve customer processes to waste less, save time and increase profit margins. Nordson supplies a vast array of adhesive spray systems and valves, sensors and readers for folding and converting operations. Featured products include EcoBead™ Pattern Generator, an adhesive applicator that is designed to be economical and easy to use. The EcoBead pattern generator applies short, intermittent beads in place of long continuous beads without the need to reprogram PLC or add a conventional pattern controller.
Nuspark supplies specialty assembly equipment including robotic assembly lines and assembly machines. Robotic assembly lines combine compact robotic cells in one line; cells can be permanently connected to each other or used as standalone cells. Nuspark’s assembly systems are designed to minimize production floor space usage and fit into the current production equipment layout. Robotic assembly line doesn't require permanent anchoring to the floor and can be relatively easily relocated to another position. Systems can be equipped with bowl feeders for automatic component loading.
Omni Technologies, Inc.
OMNI designs and manufactures dynamic machine components to OEMs in the packaging industry. OMNI's molded polyurethane components are used in various packaging, processing, and industrial applications. OMNI's customized parts are used in primary packaging equipment such as flow wrappers, form/fill/seal equipment, auger filling, and weighers. Company also makes molded parts for secondary equipment such as cartoning, bagging, labeling, and others, in addition to making replacement parts for conveying equipment and end of line equipment. From dock to door, OMNI helps customers drive throughput, save time, and increase profits.
Packaging Dynamics, Ltd.
Packaging Dynamics Ltd.. offers a complete line of pressure gravity filler nozzle reproductions. Using customer supplied samples, almost any nozzle configuration can be reproduced to original or custom specifications as a replacement part.
Pillar Technologies - An ITW Company
Pillar Technologies manufactures corona treating equipment including VELOCITY™ narrow web station for tag and label printing, coating and laminating applications. Pillar’s patented technology in narrow web corona treating allows printers to produce high-quality print on various conductive or non-conductive substrates. The compact design of the VELOCITY™ system easily mounts to most equipment configurations.
POBCO offers custom machined and replacement parts, including linear motion components, fasteners, bearings, rollers, sheets and rods, pulleys, sprockets and wheels, chain tensioners, idler wheels, wear pads and linear blocks.
Posimat's Posirinser is an air rinser for empty plastic bottles on bottling and jar filling lines. System cleans bottles and jars by blowing air or by means of water. Ionized air cleaning options are also available. They can be installed integrally with the POSIMAT bottle unscramblers or added later as a standalone machine.
Robatech USA Inc.
Robatech USA’s SpeedStar Compact is an application head designed for precise adhesive application at high production speeds. The electric jetting head applies millimeter-sized hot-melt dots and short beads to tiny flaps and small surfaces. The intelligent control electronics with automatic displacement control ensure consistent precision over the entire service life of 500 million operating cycles. The application head’s CoolTouch insulation feature helps reduce energy consumption while protecting heat-sensitive products.
Septimatech Group Inc.
Septimatech change parts are precisely engineered to provide error-free container handling and quick, efficient, repeatable machine changeovers on packaging machines. Septimatech also specializes in designing quick change parts such as star wheels, center guides, feed screw, filler and capper turret change parts. Septimatech has developed change parts for over 2,700 rotary and inline packaging machines in all industries. Parts are designed to be intuitive, lock-in-place solutions, with no tools required.
Shibuya Hoppmann Corp.
Assembly systems from Shibuya Hoppmann are designed for precision, efficiency, flexibility and accuracy. Machines include assembly/placement equipment for aseptic and non-aseptic applications such as: three-piece sports cap assembly; cap to creamer bottle assembly systems for nutritional and dairy; yogurt topping to base assembly system; air freshener assembly systems; three-piece deodorant assembly system; and more. Shibuya Hoppmann will work with customers to identify the type of assembly system that meets the project’s requirements. Company reports that its customized solutions have contributed to customers’ ability to introduce new products to the market faster.
Shred-Tech designs and manufactures mobile and stationary shredding machinery for a variety of waste applications so that everything from e-waste, metals, tires, documents, medical waste, plastics, wood and packaged products can be shredded and recycled. Company has installed over 6,000 systems worldwide.
Ska Fabricating manufactures pre-fill container rinsers as well as post-fill can rinsing and drying equipment. Machines include the Twist Rinse can rinser, which integrates with Ska's can depalletizers, custom height depalletizers and the new mobile depalletizers, with twist rinse cages that invert the cans as they come off the conveyor from the depalletizer and rinses cans using water. Other products include the Zero Footprint Rinser and the Ionized Air Rinser.
Southwest Formseal, Inc.
Southwest Formseal Inc. supplies forming collar assemblies and seal jaws for form/fill/seal packaging machines in addition to endseals, crimpers, knives, and heaters. Southwest Formseal's team of engineers employ an array of computer-aided design technologies and processes to design collar assemblies that meet specific bagging needs. Company fabricates forming collars and sealing jaws quickly and cost effectively with a full, no-questions-asked guarantee. Southwest Formseal also offers reconditioned sealing jaws and formers using its proprietary CPP coating, helping clients save up to 50 percent on the cost of replacement.
Span Tech Conveyors
Complementing its wide range of conveyor systems, Span Tech also offers replacement and spare parts for conveyors.
The START International TDA Electric Heavy-Duty Tape Dispensers automatically dispense and cut most types of tape. Originally introduced by START International, the TDAs are the ideal industrial-strength dispensers for high-volume production lines and operations requiring repetitive taping. Tape dispensers feature four modes of operation: manual Feed and cut, manual feed/auto cut, auto feed and cut and interval feed and cut. Quickly and easily program a desired length digitally and the machine will precisely dispense and cut.
Static Clean International, Inc.
Static Clean utilizes static control/static elimination & source capturing of particulate to rid your product, tray, pouch, process, packaging of debris/particulate/foreign material/matter (FM).
Stewarts of America Inc.
In addition to manufacturing perforation machines, Stewarts of America also supplies parts and tooling for its equipment, including needles, custom pins, punch perforators, rolls (idler, anvil, brush, urethane and grooved), as well as pointed wire and parts.
Straub Design Company
Adhesive application systems from Straub Design Company include the SF-40/SD-40 automatic taping system, which automatically feeds and applies transfer tape with liner in place and tear strip tape to corrugated or paperboard blanks.
TGW manufactures machine knives used in a wide range of industrial processing, converting, and packaging applications. Cutting knives for processing applications in bakery, dairy, cereal, cheese, confectionery, meat and seafood, snack, fruit, vegetable and salad and tobacco industries adhere to strict quality control procedures to ensure that FDA and OEM standards for corrosion resistance are consistently met and providing high quality, consistent and clean cuts for customers. Machine knives from TGW are also used on vertical form/fill/seal equipment, commonly containing serrated, scalloped, zigzag, and EZ open tooth profiles; knives can also be customized with tear notches. TGW also specializes in knives for flow wrapping packaging equipment as well as knives for vacuum packaging and cup and tray sealing applications.
Uni Pak Corp.
Uni-Pak Corp., offers container rinsers and related equipment such as twist systems. Custom rinsers are made for food and beverage handling and are available in four different categories: gravity rinsers, and series 500, 600, and 700. Containers can be made from aluminum, cardboard, glass, plastic, or steel, and range in elevations from 35"-45" with custom elevations available. Rinsers can hold bottles and cans from 8 oz to 750 ml, and come with features such as air and water solenoid valves, filtered air, pitched drain pans, regulators, and many other options.
U.S. Bottlers Machinery Co.
U.S. Bottlers manufactures container cleaners and rinsers for bottling and container filling lines. For moisture-free packaging environments, the standalone rotary Sanitair Air Cleaner model handles speeds up to 500 BPM. For wet environments, a Rotary Rinser turret is available for higher speeds and can rinse containers using air, water or a rinsing solution.
Valco Melton offers a comprehensive selection of cold glue and hot melt adhesive dispensing systems, components and support equipment. Featured products include the EcoStitch® hot melt system, designed to provide better bond strength and fiber tear in case packing applications when compared to a standard glue bead pattern. The round dots compress and burn deep into the case fibers for significant fiber penetration and better surface area bonding. Valco Melton also offers hot melt coating stations and a wide selection of compatible parts, including hoses, filters, pumps, nozzles and hand-operated adhesive guns for low-volume applications.
ZimaPack offers rotary rinsing machines and monoblocs that can include rinsers, fillers and cappers on one machine. ZimaPack can build these with air rinsers, ionized air rinsers and/or water/solution rinsers to ensure your bottle/container is rinsed and cleaned to the end user’s needs.
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