News from Liquid Packaging Solutions



Jul '08

Liquid Fillers for Viscous Products

In the packaging world, different products create different challenges. From bottle size and shape to custom labels and packing to change-over for different container sizes, each product packaged has its own unique traits. In turn, each liquid filler created for a specific product also has its own unique traits. Product viscosity will always play a part in choosing the correct liquid filler for your specific goods and thick viscosity products can create a unique challenge. Liquid Packaging Solutions offers a wide range of pump fillers for thicker liquids and products with particulates. More


Jul '08

Parts Sale Alert!

The Spring months have come and gone here at Liquid Packaging Solutions and we seem to have missed our opportunity to partake in the annual cleaning process! The result? Lots and lots of spare parts inventory on our most popular packaging machines. So, we've decided to do some SUMMER CLEANING! Select filler, capper and conveyor parts are now on sale at discounts of up to 10% through the month of July! More


Jun '08

Bottled Water Plants - Packing

Once you have successfully filled, capped and labeled your bottled water, it is time to wrap it and ship it! Packaging options for bottled water plants are numerous, ranging from manually hand packing finished product to adding on a fully automated packing system to the end of your packaging line. Some of the most popular methods of preparing your product for presentation to your customers are discussed below: More


Jun '08

Bottled Water Plants - Labeling

The label you choose for your bottled water will play a large part in your presentation of your product to your customer! A labeling machine is an integral part of a packaging system. The type and size of bottle that you are filling will help to determine the type of labeler that will best suit your packaging system. More


May '08

Bottled Water Plants - Capping Machinery

The necessary capping machinery for your bottled water plant will depend, like many other components of your packaging line, in large part on your production needs. It will also depend on the type of cap you choose to use! Liquid Packaging Solutions, Inc. manufactures cappers for a wide range of different caps and capping machines for nearly any size production run. More


May '08

Bottled Water Plants - Filling Machines

In choosing a filler for your bottled water plant, you will want to consider your market, your production needs and your floor space. The most common types of filling machines for bottled water are overflow fillers and gravity fillers. Each type of filler has its own advantages, which will be discussed further below. More


May '08

Bottled Water Plants - Bottle Cleaners

There are numerous codes and standards set out for bottled water plants, one of the most notable of which is probably the IBWA's Bottled Water Code of Practice. In addition, federal, state and local regulations may impose certain standards on bottled water plants. Bottle cleaners, both wet rinsers and bottle vacuums, can insure that your containers are clean prior to the filling, capping, labeling and other packaging phases of your packaging system. More


May '08

Bottled Water Plants - Conveyor and Turntable Systems

Deciding on a conveyor and/or turntable system for your bottled water plant means laying out your packaging system in the space you have set aside for your packaging line. If you will begin bottling your water manually, your conveyor and turntable system may consist of only a couple of machines. A tabletop filling system may not require conveyors or turntables at all! The key is to decide which machines you will be using - rinsers, fillers, cappers, labelers, shrink wrap bundlers or other packaging machinery - and how you will set up those machines to form your packaging system. Once you know which packaging machinery you will be using and the space that you have to set up those machines, you can begin to set up your conveyor and turntable system. More


May '08

Bottled Water Plants - Water Treatment

With federal, state and local oversight of the bottled water industry, along with the standards of the International Bottled Water Association, almost any bottled water plant is likely to require some type of water treatment system. The different types of water treatment for bottled water are briefly described below along with the benefits of each More


May '08

Bottled Water Plants - Chapter One

Liquid Packaging Solutions receives a number of requests for pricing on bottled water plants. With packaging equipment options from water treatment systems to pallet wrappers for packing, there are numerous variations on the bottled water plant. If you are near a water source and dream of bottling water, the following is a checklist of items and resources to get you started! This checklist will be presented one step at a time over the next few days, so be sure to check back often for more information on bottled water plants. More