Fall 2012 Newsletter

October 2012

Learn about the latest advances in the confectionary, food and general packaging industry. 

Thanks to all for your great feedback on our last newsletter! Your comments are appreciated. This quarter, we invite you to meet with us at the upcoming Pack Expo in Chicago and provide you with some information on Primary Packaging and Product Handling technologies.

Hoping you have a great final quarter,



Pack Expo 
Chicago Oct.28 - Oct 31, 2012

Pack ExpoThe team at Charles Downer & Co. is attending PackExpo in Chicago later this month.

Come and meet with us as we present our portfolio of equipment for the pharmaceutical, food and confectionery industries. All of our key suppliers will be attending and this is the perfect opportunity for you to see the range of our equipment capabilities in one convenient location.

To book a meeting time, email us at dave@cdowner.com or give us a call at +1 905 882-2222. For a map of the venue and key supplier booth locations, read more >


Featured Technology: Primary Packaging and Product Handling 

Capable of packaging a wide variety of consumer products, this month we are featuring a horizontal flow-wrapping, pre-made pouch filling machine, and a vertical form fill seal machine.


Horizontal Flow-wrapping (HFFS) Machine
Taking splicing to the new level.

HRM horizontal flow-wrapping machineBosch’s new horizontal flow-wrapping machines (HRM) utilize the company’s groundbreaking High speed splicing technology to achieve optimal package quality and operational efficiency. Automated precision splicing can be achieved at speeds up to 150 meters/min.

Read more / View video >                                                  


 Pre-made Pouches

Flexibility and versatility at its best.

Pre-made pouch filling machinePSG LEE machinery provides a new level of flexibility and versatility with their pouch filling machines. Whether liquids, solids, piece goods, meat products, poultry, fish, granules or powders, by switching out the fillers, different types of products can be filled using the same equipment.

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 Vertical Form Fill Seal (VFFS) Machines

Flexible and adaptable.

Bosch SVE vertical form fill seal machinesBosch Packaging Technology offers a wide range of vertical form fill seal machines to suit your needs. Fast, repeatable changeovers between bag sizes and styles offer you the flexibility to run multiple products on a single machine or to adapt to changing market demands.

Read more / View video >                   See data sheet >