US-based Ossid has launched a new, low-cost water recirculation system. This case-ready tray overwrapper can now conserve an average of 375,000 gallons of water per year.
Ossid vice president and general manager Ernie Newell said that Ossid overwrappers have helped improve the sustainability of a packaging line by minimising consumption of shrink film.
“The new water recirculation system contributes to greater sustainability by significantly reducing the water footprint of the packaging line,” he added.
Plants running multiple overwrappers during multiple shifts can easily save the cost of millions of gallons of water entering and leaving the plant.
This water recirculation system, when added to an overwrapper, cools the machine with as little as one gallon of water per day. The new recirculation system automatically replenishes evaporated water as needed and requires minimal maintenance.