Weigher improves output for Cloetta

The installation of an Ishida multihead weigher at Cloetta’s factory in San Pietro in Casale in Italy has increased production efficiencies by over 10 per cent, equating to an additional 250kg of product packed every shift, says the company.

Snack food bagging

Rovema North America – a subsidiary of Rovema GmbH, which designs and supplies packaging machinery for the food industry – has introduced a bagger geared to the needs of the snack food sector.

Handling fragile products

Packing line solutions specialist Ishida Europe is demonstrating its experience in handling extremely fragile food products with the installation of a special ‘Gentle Slope’ CCW multihead weigher at one of the Balkans largest confectionery companies. Established in 1882, Evropa, based in Macedonia, is one of the region’s most recognisable food brands, employing over 500 people. […]

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Ishida MD steps down

Long serving managing director of Ishida Europe, Graham Clements, is stepping down from his role from 4 May 2015, handing over the day to day running of the company to the new managing director and former finance director Dave Tiso. Graham is to remain with the business as chairman to help effect a smooth transfer […]

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High performance packaging

ARA Food Corporation has increased capacity, improved efficiency and reduced overheads with the installation of a third packaging system. The investment is part of the company’s drive to expand production and grow its business. Located in Florida, USA, snacks manufacturer ARA manufactures different varieties of snacks and chips, including tropical snacks such as plantain, yuca […]


Crisp operation enhanced

Three Ishida integrated total packaging systems for snacks are providing flexibility, reliability and accuracy at Scottish premium crisp manufacturer Mackie’s Crisps at its new factory at Inchcoonans in Errol, Perthshire. The system comprises an Ishida 14 head multihead weigher and Atlas bagmaker along with a throat metal detector and thermal transfer coder, all fully integrated […]


Weigher handles 70 lines

With short production runs and a huge product range, a division of Switzerland’s second largest retailer has chosen a single Ishida multihead weigher to handle 70 very different products. Coop is a major force in Swiss retailing. Its Sunray division produces some 55 million units of very diverse packaging each year. As part of the […]

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Bagging line for inclusions

Inclusions specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) has made a significant investment in a new, bespoke packaging line that will increase the company’s bagging capability by up to 400%. The turn-key solution, set up in a dedicated sterile unit, enables Pecan Deluxe not only to increase its bagging capacity, but also to significantly reduce to just […]

Chocolate packaging solution

An Ishida packing system featuring a 24-head multihead weigher has been implemented in the production of mixed packs of Ritter Sport cubes at food logistics and packer Nagel Group. Ritter Sport’s choco cubes required a solution to pack mixed varieties of the chocolates into cube-shaped cardboard boxes – a small 176g size made up of […]

Crisp packaging equipment

Pipers Crisps’ factory in Lincolnshire, UK, has recently installed a 14-head CCW-R series multihead weigher in a special ‘crisp’ specification from Ishida, which is designed to handle product quickly and gently throughout the weighing process. This new packing line also includes an Ishida DACS-G checkweigher for a final quality control check. The R series multihead […]

Confectionery Production