Stretch blowmolding machine manufacturer Sidel has developed what it claims will be a much more efficient way for processors to change molds on the company's machinery. The company says its new system enables processors to switch molds in less than a minute per mold.
Sidel says it has patented its quick format changeover system. The initial goal is to improve blowmolder flexibility by reducing the mold changeover time. Another benefit is that processors need not invest in storage silos or intermediate palletization....