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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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Yesterday Victoria recorded the country’s worst day in the Covid-19 pandemic, reporting 15 deaths and 725 new cases. Victoria also went into a period of extraordinarily strict lockdown as the state government scrambles to get the outbreak under control, forcing many businesses to shut their doors.

Pact Group, Cleanaway, and Asahi have entered a joint venture to build a $45m recycling plant in Albury/Wodonga. The facility will substantially increase rPET production in Australia.

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