The RM77 Mold Revolution thermoformer from Italy’s OMV Machinery srl reportedly offers unparalleled levels of quality and speed. The machine has a forming area of 770 × 480 mm² and can accommodate sheet up to 830-mm wide. On a 51-cavity molding operating a cycle time of 57 cups/min., the unit can produce 174,420 cups/hr. According to OMV, this is the first machine that can run PP cups faster than 50 cups/minutes. The first machine sold will be commissioned in fall 2015. At its booth, OMV will have a video of the machine in operation.
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