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CoMac supplies kegging equipment line to Grupo Modelo

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Leading global supplier of kegging and bottling equipment, CoMac of Italy recently installed a complete keg line for the Grupo Modelo company at their brewery in Piedra Negras, Mexico.  

Grupo Modelo, a leading Mexican manufacturer of beer produces 65 million hectolitres annually across 13 brands including the flagship brand, Corona Extra. The company also produces and distributes bottled water under a strategic alliance with Nestle Waters.  

As part of the kegging equipment line, CoMac installed an HS6T medium speed washing and filling machine that came complete with an automatic palletiser/ depalletiser.  

Key features of the HS6T washing and filling machines:  

  • 6-head automatic keg washer/ filler that internally washes and cleans the kegs prior to filling
  • Processes different types of kegs without manual intervention for changeover
  • Keg loading/ unloading system designed to reduce maintenance requirement
  • Allows increased operation times and machine reliability
  • Equipped with high-efficiency and energy saving motors
  • Operating speed of 120/180 kph
CoMac’s full range of kegging equipment:  
  • Semi-automatic single head or twin head washing/filling units with integrated CIP tanks for microbreweries
  • In-line five- or six-head machines for medium outputs
  • Fully automatic combination keg de- and re-palletiser up to 1200 kph
  • Flash pasteuriser with inverter controls, keg tilting machine, weighing units, keg leakage control units, ink jet coding station, keg labelling, automatic spear tightening and on-line label printing
CoMac is represented in Oceania by HBM Packaging & Plastics Technologies .

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