SIPA of Veneto, Italy is a leading supplier of stretch blow moulding machines for the production of PET bottles, and the preferred supplier of machinery for the Shishkin Les company in Moscow, Russia.
Founded in 1998, Shishkin Les produces bottles of water in ranges from 400ml to 5L. The company's production line has been running successfully for the past five years, with an output of 16,000 bottles per hour, and comprises:
- two SFL 6 linear blow moulding machines
- two pneumatic conveyors for the empty bottles; and
- a Still Fill-S 32.32.8 module for rinsing, filling and capping of the bottles.
The Still Fill-S is a gravity filling mono block designed specifically for the cold filling of non carbonated beverages such as still water. It can have 16 – 120 valves, with a filling speed from 4,800 to 52,000 bph on a 1.5L bottle.
Shishkin Les has an additional three SFL 6 PET blow moulders running on other lines within its production facility. SFL 6 blow moulders have six cavities and can produce bottles ranging in sizes up to 5L and is renowned for its high production outputs and excellent container quality.
Sergey Uger, General Director at Shishkin Les, explains that "the Russian PET market is rapidly growing. SIPA is a leading PET equipment producer who meets all of our needs. We appreciate their high quality equipment and service."
SIPA is represented in Oceania by HBM Packaging & Plastics Technologies .