The SMI Group is today one of the world’s largest producers of bottling plants and packaging machines for food and beverage, household cleaning, personal hygiene, chemical and pharmaceutical products, able to meet production requirements up to 36,800 bottles per hour.
New age of bottling
With the launch of the ERGON technology, SMI has pioneered the “new age of packaging” and the “new age of bottling”, being, once again, able to supply advanced solutions to the market and to provide efficient, flexible, eco-friendly, ergonomic, easy-to-monitor and easy-to-manage bottling lines and packaging machines, even more inspired by Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) principles.
Rotary stretch-blow moulders and Ecobloc® integrated system
Among the blowing and bottling solutions, SMI’s EBS ERGON stretch-blow moulder, available both in stand-alone version and in “combi” version with an electronic filler and capper, is the ideal solution for manufacturing, filling and capping PET rigid containers, suitable for still and sparkling water, soft drinks, milk and edible oil and for chemical, pharmaceutical and detergent applications.
The new EBS (Electronic Blowing System) ERGON series includes both models suitable for the production of PET containers up to 3 L at the maximum speed of 36,800 bottles per hour and HC (High Capacity) models for the production of containers up to 10 L at the maximum speed of 7,200 bottles per hour.