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Solutions that enable companies, including start-up businesses, to automate their packing lines to achieve increased production throughput and efficiencies, and enhanced product quality and consistency, will be showcased by Ishida East Africa at this year’s Propak East Africa exhibition.
On the company’s stand will be a value-for-money multihead weigher and bagmaker combination for the snacks sector, together with the latest integrated checkweigher and metal detector model for comprehensive quality control checks. Ishida experts will be available to outline the operational efficiency benefits that can be gained through automation and discuss specific customer projects. Visitors will have the opportunity to see Ishida equipment in action and learn about the company’s product development plans to support the particular needs of the African market.
With a dedicated office in Nairobi for sales, service and spares support, Ishida can supply both stand-alone packing machinery and integrated automated lines. All of these combine value for money positioning with a number of advanced features to maximise machine performance, helping businesses throughout the region to make the most of opportunities in both local and export food markets.
Ishida’s world-leading weighing and bagging solutions for the snacks industry will be represented on the stand by the company’s entry-level CHW & ASPEC Snacks Packing System. The economical and reliable weigher and bagmaker combination incorporates Ishida’s proven multihead weighing and bagmaking technologies to provide an economical investment that can deliver a fast payback of typically less than a year.
Capable of weighing and bagging at up to 90 packs per minute with high efficiency and close to zero product and film waste, the CHW & ASPEC Snacks Packing System is able to handle free flowing snack foods such as chips, nuts and seeds in a variety of bag formats, including pillow, gusseted, block bottom and perforated cut. Its hygienic, easy clean design offers user-friendly operation and fast and simple product changeovers.
The Ishida DACS-GN-SE-CEIA provides accurate checkweighing and metal detection in a single unit for an enhanced quality check. The DACS-GN-SE offers exceptional speed and accuracy at an affordable price. It features an intuitive and robust display with an easy to learn menu structure for quick set up and operator training, and its open frame design allows easy cleaning and maintenance.