Confectionery Forming Dies for Hard Candy Production

Candy

The history of candy dates back to ancient times.  As candy production evolved, Bosch became an expert in manufacturing candy processing machines.  In the 1960s, hard candy production grew to be a Bosch specialty.  With many key variables in hard candy production, the forming die is fundamental.  Bosch’s forming die heads are smooth-running, low-wear, high-speed dies.  Our forming dies are very versatile and are compatible with all types of hard candy production equipment. …More


Troubleshooting Following Errors on Linium Wrappers

Following Errors are one of the most commonly reported errors. Several weeks ago, we published a blog post pertaining specifically to Troubleshooting Following Errors on Stratus Wrappers. While this topic was very well received and helpful for those of you with Stratus wrappers, what about those of you with Linium wrappers? This week, we will provide a few simple steps to Linium (PC-104) Open Loop Diagnostics. …More


Spring Has Sprung: It’s Maintenance Season!

SpringAs we transition from the long, cold winter months and enter into the first warm days of the year, spring cleaning is inevitable.  With spring cleaning comes the opportunity to perform maintenance, spare parts overhauls, machine audits, changeovers and upgrades on your Bosch Packaging equipment.  With field service and spare parts delivery schedules filling up fast, we recommend that you place your orders in advance. …More


Bosch Presents Coffee Packaging Portfolio at SCAA in Seattle

Coffee

Americans love their cup of coffee. Therefore, it is not surprising that the U.S. is one of the biggest coffee markets in the world, consuming about 1.3 billion kilos of coffee a year*. While coffee houses are very popular in the States, home-brewed coffee is on the rise, following a trend of greener and cheaper coffee consumption. But no matter where you enjoy your cup, consumers demand a wide variety of coffee tastes, leaving coffee producers with new challenges for their business. …More


Bosch Presents Coffee Packaging Portfolio at SCAA in Seattle

Coffee AromaAmericans love their cup of coffee. Therefore, it is not surprising that the U.S. is one of the biggest coffee markets in the world, consuming about 2.9 billion pounds of coffee a year*. While coffee houses are very popular in the States, home-brewed coffee is on the rise, following a trend of greener and cheaper coffee consumption. But no matter where you enjoy your cup, consumers demand a wide variety of coffee tastes, leaving coffee producers with new challenges for their business.

To meet changing consumer demands, coffee producers need to adapt their production in order to make it more flexible. With over 50 years of experience in coffee packaging, Bosch Packaging Technology offers dedicated solutions for the coffee industry. Knowing how important it is to save the coffee’s unique aroma and its premium quality, our main focus lies on product protection as well as efficient packaging technology.

Find out more about our portfolio and visit us at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s Expo  (SCAA 2014) in Seattle, from 25th to 27th of April 2014. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our booth # 1011.

*Source: ICO, http://www.ico.org/countries/usa.pdf


5 Steps to Troubleshooting a Following Error on Stratus Wrappers

A Following Error is generated by the machine motion controller triggering incorrect feedback from the motor to the computer.  In Layman’s terms, the motor was commanded to move to a specified point in a specified amount of time, if it does not get there in the correct amount of time, a fault occurs, and this is called a Following Error.   A simple product jam or mechanical failure may cause a Following Error resulting in unnecessary downtime.  Should this fault occur, do you know how to quickly and effectively diagnose the problem? …More


Interpack 2014: Bosch presents complete line capabilities for bar production and packaging

At Interpack 2014 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Bosch Packaging Technology will present its innovations in bar production and packaging – all designed for simple integration with existing Bosch technology, allowing manufacturers to partner with a single-source solution provider for their entire bar line. Among the innovations to be showcased are the new WRF 600 Flex roller former for bar production, the non-contact product distribution station Transver SDP, and the Pack Feeder 4 infeed system with Pack 401 horizontal flow wrapper for primary packaging. Plus, Bosch will present its seamless bar line for high-speed primary and secondary packaging combined with the Elematic 3001 case packer. …More


Charitable chocolate company finds sweet success

endagered chocolate

Endangered  Species ChocolateTM does not only measure success by dollar signs. As evidenced  by its name, the premium chocolate company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, donates  10 percent of its net profits to species and habitat conservation efforts. In addition,  the company carefully  sources only the highest  quality  organic and all-natural ingredients from farmers  that practice sustainable farming.  As a result, Endangered  Species prides  itself  on being a successful business that puts fewer  chemicals  into  the earth, protects rainforests and provides  solid jobs. …More


Ampack invests in cutting-edge technical centre at Königsbrunn site

Ampack

Covering an area of 290 square meters, construction of the new technical centre at the Königsbrunn site started at the beginning of 2014.
Based in Koenigsbrunn, Ampack GmbH a subsidiary of Bosch Packaging Technology, designs and produces filling machines for pre-made cups and bottles and delivers primarily to the dairy industry. Alongside an experimental laboratory, the new technical centre will feature a lab for bacteriological and chemo-physical analyses as well as all the necessary store rooms and conference rooms, allowing researchers to design and configure filling systems so that products can be tested under realistic conditions and robust data can be obtained. This gives Ampack the capacity to conduct filling tests either in advance or once a contract is awarded, while testing of the necessary microbiological samples obtained from system validations can be carried out in its experimental laboratory. The benefits of this are as follows: …More



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