Leading Spanish supplier of handling machinery for empty plastic bottles, AND&OR announced that 2012 was a very successful year for their linear handle applicators, selling more than 50 units worldwide to a range of industry sectors.
One of the first in the world to manufacture handle insertion machines, AND&OR has installed this technology in more than 60 countries.
AND&OR’s fully automatic linear neck and lateral handle applicators orientate and insert polyethylene handles on empty PET bottles of sizes 3 to 20 litres with low, medium and high product speeds, handling 3,000 to 24,000 bottles per hour. These machines can be easily adapted to existing lines and are compatible with 95% of commercial handles.
Recent installations include:
- A high speed 24,000bph handle applicator for PET bottles for a major Bulgarian soft drink company
- Five machines sold to IMMET of Venezuela to apply plastic handles on plastic buckets
- Areej Vegetable Oil Company of Oman
- Canal Isabel II of Spain for their water bottling line