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A Thurne slicer that has been designed for cheese and cooked meat is being put to work on Linco’s stand at B185.

The PolySlicer 1000 comes with a choice of orbital or involute blades, and can operate as a standalone unit or as part of an integrated fixed or catch weight system. It can also produce a range of pack formats including shingled, stacked, staggered, shaved, portioned, folded or interleaved presentations, and.variety packs.

PKN Packaging News editor Lindy Hughson spoke to Linco managing director Geoff Bourke and Chris Howard from Thurne in the UK about this slicing technology. Watch this video to see the PolySlicer in action.

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