GN Thermoforming Equipment

345 Old Trunk 3
PO Box 710
Chester, NS B0J 1J0 CA

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K 2016 Preview: Thermoforming
Machine builders put the pedal to the metal with new packaging lines that set speed records. You’ll also see a new ‘twist’ in thermoforming.

THERMOFORMING: High-Speed Form/Cut/Stack Machine
Machine builder enters a new market.

THERMOFORMING: High-Output Lid Former
Unit also features a range of energy-saving features.

Thermoforming News at K 2013
New machinery and tooling developments for thermoformers debut at K.

K 2013 Preview: Thermoforming
Speed, versatility, control, and cost savings are keys to new thermoforming machines for packaging and industrial applications

THERMOFORMING: High-Speed Robot Stacker
GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, N.S., has introduced a new high-speed robotic stacker for its contact-heat, in-mold-cut thermoformers.

Thermoforming at NPE: Machines Raise Performance Bar
Exhibitors at this year’s show introduced an assortment of new machines and upgraded models with designs incorporating the latest in mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic technologies.

Thermoforming at NPE: Less Scrap, More Power For the Buck
Most of the developments will focus on in-line systems.

‘Back to Basics’ Fuels More Innovation at Thin-Gauge Former
Shift from private to capital ownership give Tray-Pak a boost.

GN760 thermoformer from GN Thermoforming Equipment will appear at NPE 2012

THERMOFORMING: Roll-Fed Former with 'Low-Scrap' Tooling
Making its U.S. debut at NPE in Orlando is the GN760 in-line forming machine from GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, N.S.

Thermoforming: Innovative Tooling System for Reverse-Lip Trays—December 2010
First-of-its-kind tooling technology from GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, N.S., provides a cost-effective way to form above and below the sheet line on GN’s contact-heat thermoformers.

THERMOFORMING: New Roll-Fed Systems Boost Output & Flexibility
Continuous in-line packaging systems headed up the K 2010 thermoforming news as suppliers launched a range of roll-fed systems with greater capacity, more flexibility, and improved automation.

Servo-driven RDK 80 pressure former

Thermoforming at NPE 2003
There will be fewer thermoforming machines on display at NPE 2003 than at many recent NPEs.

Food packaging trays

Thermoforming PLA: How to Do It Right
Polylactic acid (PLA) resins are made from 100% renewable resources such as corn, sugar beets, or sugarcane.

Dedicated Heater Platen Boosts Output, Quality
WEB EXCLUSIVE: GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, N.S., has developed a tool-specific heater platen that is said to offer output rate increases up to 30% while improving product clarity and speeding tool changeovers.

High-Output Thermoformer for APET Food Packaging
WEB EXCLUSIVE: The GN DX series of contact-heat, cut-in-place thermoformers from GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, Nova Scotia, is a new line of servo-driven machines that provide significantly greater cutting capacity for making APET food packaging.

Illig’s unique bottle thermoforming machine

NPE 2009 Wrap-Up: New Machinery for Thermoforming
NPE had its share of innovations in thermoforming, notably a new machine that opens the small-bottle market to thermoformers. New trim stations offer more in the way of output and versatility. And more machines are now outfitted with off-the-shelf controls to facilitate servicing. A line of formers from Australia also arrived in the U.S. (Note: additional NPE thermoforming news appeared in May and June—see Learn More box.)

Geiss’s new composite sheet forming machine

NPE News in Thermoforming
For thermoforming of both heavy-gauge sheet and thin-gauge packaging, the show will present new machines with unusual flexibility, able to form a wide variety of products and materials.

Amut’s newest tilt-mold continuous former

What's New at the Show in THERMOFORMING
Continuous in-line packaging systems will be the main emphasis in thermoforming at K 2007.

IML for thermoforming

Thermoforming: Ready for In-Mold Labeling?
After several fits and starts over the last decade, thermoforming IML appears ready for prime time, thanks to improvements in output and labeling technology. For now, the action is mostly in European packaging.

Product Categories of GN Thermoforming Equipment

Thermoformers
Thermoforming Molds