Husky to Demonstrate Multilayer Technology System at Drinktec 2017


Husky Injection Molding Systems (Bolton, Ontario), an industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, will showcase its revolutionary multilayer technology at Drinktec 2017, September 11-15, in Munich, Germany, booth # 338, Hall A4. This is the first time the company has used the technology system at a trade show.

Since its inception in 2015, the company has sold more than 20 multilayer systems worldwide for a wide range of applications, including carbonated drinks, juices, sparkling water, beer, tea, dairy, l food and personal care. The company anticipates growing demand from customers looking to explore new and exciting applications.

“What’s different today is that consumers demand more variety,” says John Galt, President and CEO of Husky. “They are more health conscious and react quickly to trends. They expect higher and higher quality. We are changing the way we do business to stay ahead of these trends and help our customers make plastic packaging more profitable, more functional and more attractive. Our multi-layered technology is a great example of how we do this.

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Husky’s multilayer co-injection technology will be run on the company’s proven HyPET HPP5 fully integrated preform manufacturing system. The system will produce a 17 gram soft drink application using a 72 cavity mold and operating at a cycle time of 8.7 seconds.

New multilayer-related solutions will also be presented, including a fully integrated solution for preform inspection that Husky has developed in partnership with Intravis Vision Systems (Aachen, Germany). The integrated LayerWatcher preform inspection system automates the assurance of barrier protection and package security. The Husky system will also demonstrate the company’s automated mold alignment feature, as well as award-winning self-cleaning mold technology, which dramatically reduces downtime by eliminating hundreds of hours of mold maintenance. per year. Live demonstrations of the system will take place every day of the show.

Involved in PET packaging for over 30 years, Husky is the industry’s only supplier of complete manufacturing solutions for PET preforms and closures. This unique position allows Husky to work closely with customers to deliver closures and preforms that are precisely designed to work together as a high performance integrated assembly. To demonstrate its capability, Husky will showcase advanced manufacturing technologies and global packaging development capabilities, as well as a wide range of proactive services aimed at optimizing the performance and extending the life of its manufacturing equipment. Husky will also showcase innovative solutions that promote better packaging sustainability, which have been developed in collaboration with key industry partners.

For more information on Husky’s involvement with Drinktec, visit BREAKTHROUGHpackaging.com.

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