Spain's Side names SBS as US sales rep
BARCELONA, SPAIN — Spanish blow molding machine maker Side SA is expanding its U.S. presence by naming Stretch Blow Systems LLC in Fort Myers, Fla., its U.S. agent.
SBS was started by the owners of R.T. Kutz Co. Inc., a systems engineering company.
Side of Barcelona specializes in linear reheat stretch blow molding machines for low to medium throughput. Side makes a range of the machines that have up to six cavities, can process wide-mouth jars and can produce bottles up to 6 gallons in size. The maximum output is 9,000 bottles per hour.
Techne, Weightpack show Unika system
CASTEL GUELFO, ITALY — Techne Graham Packaging Co. Italia srl organized a showcase Oct. 17-21 at Techne's plant in Castel Guelfo.
The event featured the Unika system, which integrates a Techne blow molding machine with a filling line from Weightpack SpA.
According to the companies, Unika is the “combi” machine for high density polyethylene containers. It can blow, fill and cap bottles as large as 5 liters for food, cosmetics and industrial applications.