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Meet the RFS-Series at Pack Expo Las Vegas

Next generation rotary filler for dairy and food products

  • All servo fill and seal equipment for pre-made containers reduces downtime
  • Efficient, accurate dosing with simple and quick product changeovers
  • HMI 4.0 for simplified workflows and easy operation

Las Vegas, North America – At PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017, Bosch Packaging Technology will debut the next generation Osgood RFS-Series rotary in North America. The machine hygienically fills, seals and caps dairy and food products into premade cups.

Rich Mueller, sales director of Osgood Industries says: “This machine is a perfect example how the North American market can benefit from Osgood and Bosch collaboration on product development. The best solutions from teams across the globe are brought together, making the products better, more efficient, and complete product line solutions from one service provider, much easier to deliver.”

Dairy and food filling for compact spaces

The Osgood RFS-Series servo rotary machine offers abundant features while keeping its footprint to a minimum. The four lane RFS-4001 fills cups at speeds of up to 160 cups per minute (9,600 cups per hour) and is a good alternative for producers with limited production space. Available in both clean and ultra-clean execution, the machine can fill a wide range of dairy and other food products into different pack styles – for example, round or square cups, trays, and heat seal using pre-die cut foils or roll stock film plus overcap.

The RFS-4001 filler is shown with a harmonized pump design, which provides high filling accuracy and easier interchangeability between different machines. Just four basic dosing parts cover nearly all dosing principles and applications making product changeovers faster and easier. Upgraded servo motors allow quick and easy adjustments to the set-up, enabling changeovers in less than 15 minutes. The RFS-Series filler can utilize one of three different machine controls (Bosch Rexroth, Rockwell or Siemens), allowing customers an easy integration of the machine into their existing production lines.

Finally, the Osgood RFS can be equipped with the latest HMI 4.0, which automatically leads operators through each of the production steps for easy operation and report functions. With the new HMI 4.0 as gateway to connected industries, it’s the first step to an intelligent, completely coordinated production line.

To see the Osgood RFS-4001 live, visit Bosch at PACK EXPO Las Vegas from September 25th to 27th, 2017, Central Hall, booth C-2800.

Contact:
Rich Mueller, phone: +1 813-792-4547206

Contact person for press inquiries:
Angelina Bosse, phone: +41 58 674-7791

Based in Waiblingen near Stuttgart, Germany, and employing 6,300 associates, the Bosch Packaging Technology division is one of the leading suppliers of process and packaging technology. At over 30 locations in more than 15 countries worldwide, a highly-qualified workforce develops and produces complete solutions for the pharmaceuticals, food, and confectionery industries. These solutions are complemented by a comprehensive after-sales service portfolio. A global service and sales network provides customers with local points of contact.

Additional information is available online at www.boschpackaging.com

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.

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