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With glass bottles expected to be in high demand over the next few years, Sidel has unveiled a new solution for glass filling.

EvoFill Glass can fill between 25,000 and 80,000 bottles per hour, in sizes from 200ml to one litre. Features include level probes to ensure accuracy and flexibility, as well of the use of swirling in-product deflection into the bottle, which results in low foaming. The machine is also engineered according to top hygienic standards, the company adds.

According to Stefano Baini, product manager for filling at Sidel, EvoFill Glass marks a milestone in Sidel’s filling portfolio.

“Product quality and an advanced level of versatility are more and more driving the development of our innovations. Our new solution is flexible, hygienic and sustainable, helping manufacturers to get ready for the upcoming challenges in premium drinks production,” he said.

The EvoFill Glass can also be paired with the Gebo OptiFeed crown feeder, which Sidel says delivers quality and compliant crowns in a compact space; this is thanks to its integrated vision device, which according to the manufacturer, allows unsuitable crowns to be spotted and ejected without stopping the flow.

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