ATS launches new jar lidding range for UK food and beverage market

ATS Packaging Machinery has extended its capping solutions for the food and drink sector with the introduction of a range of state-of-the-art jar lidding machines.

The new FBL-150, 350 and 500 models provide the fast and efficient automatic placement and tightening of metal Twist-Off (TO) and Press-on, Twist-Off (PT) closures onto glass jars and bottles with a vacuum seal. They are suitable for a wide variety of products, including mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, cooking sauces, pickled vegetables, jams and honey.  

The choice of machines offers the flexibility to handle containers with neck sizes from 27mm to 110mm at speeds of up to 500 jars per minute. They can also be supplied with an accompanying vertical caps sorter-feeder for an all-in-one feeding and lidding solution.

The introduction of the new models further enhances ATS Packaging Machinery’s portfolio of packing equipment, which includes capping machinery, bottle unscramblers and pump and trigger systems, as part of the company’s complete system offering for the design and installation of bespoke, automated filling and packing lines.

“These new machines will add to our capabilities in the development of solutions tailored to specific customer requirements,” commented Richard Aitchison, Technical Sales and Product Manager at ATS Packaging Machinery.

The new range is being supplied by leading food packing machinery manufacturer FBL Food Machinery, based in Parma, Italy, along with their complete range of pasteurisers and filling machines. “ATS’s excellent knowledge of the food industry and the company’s complementary ranges of equipment make them the ideal partner to provide the best sales advice and after sales service and support for UK customers,” said Lucio Cavazzoli of FBL

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