The New Age of Packaging: Discover IT at ALL4PACK!

All4pack exhibition in Paris from 14th to 17th November 2016 is a must to discover the latest packaging solutions, such as the new CSK 50 F ERGON exhibited by SMI.

The new CSK ERGON series offers several models in single and sual lane, with output speeds up to 50+50 ppm (depending on product size & format) in shrink-film only, pad + shrink-film and tray + shrink-film (according to the selected model).

The New Age of Bottling

K exhibition in Dusseldorf from 19th to 26th October 2016 is a must of plastics processing industries and operators.

SMI could not miss this event, where to exhibit the most innovative solutions for the production of PET containers: the new EBS (Electronic Blowing System) ERGON series of fully electronic stretch-blow molders.

The new EBS ERGON series includes 7 models, from 4 to 16 cavities, suitable for the product on PET containers up to 3 liters, with a max output of 2,300 bottles per hour per cavity for the 0.5-liter format (still water) and 3 HC models, from 3 to 6 cavities, fro the production containers up to 10 liters, with a max output of 1,200 bottles per hour per cavity for the 5-liter format.

Packaging Solutions for Milk

Milk is one of the most important sources of nutrition in human diets from childhood; its daily consumption is synonymous of wellness and health.

As a consequence, milk packaging is a crucial step in the food chain, starting from the farms up to the sales outlets, where consumers can choose among a wide range of products and packages, in order to meet their nutritional exigencies at various times of the day. Milk and diary processing plants are constantly looking for an ideal packaging mix for different formats, materials, opening/closure systems, in order to preserve the product integrity and to ensure eco-compatibility of the production process. 

CSK ERGON: New Compact and Versatile Packaging Machines

As always, at the forefront of packaging innovation, SMI has created the new CSK ERGON series of shrink-film packaging machines. With a capacity to pack a wide range of containers in an economic and competitive way, this new compact and ergonomically designed series has several models utilising the latest technology available. With output speeds of up to 50 ppm (depending on product size & format), this new series offers various pack formats including: shrink-film only, pad + shrink-film and tray + shrink-film (According to model selected).

PSHA: The space-saving handle applicator

The SK ERGON packers can be equipped with an automatic handle applicator of the PSHA series (Pre-Shrinking Handle Applicator), which attaches a handle on a section of the shrink film before it's wrapped around a group of containers moving toward the shrink tunnel.

New solutions for dry packaging

SMI's new APS palletizers for tertiary packaging (dry packaging) up to 100 packs/minute are designed and manufactured according to the new ERGON platform, where ergonomics and advanced machines integration enable to offer cost saving bottling lines, ensuring the reduction of production costs, higher energy savings and the efficiency of the whole system.

ECOBLOC® ERGON High Efficiency at Low Costs

The integrated plants of the new ECOBLOC® ERGON series are the ideal solution for the blow-molding, filling and capping of PET and PP containers for the bottling of still and carbonated water, soft drinks, milk and edible oil up to 3 L at the maximum output of 33,600 bottles/hour (0.5 L). The series includes also High-Capacity models (ECOBLOC® HC) for containers up to 10 L and maximum output of 7,200 bottles/hour (5 L).

Cut Down On Your Costs With SMI Lines

SMI offers complete bottling & packaging lines featuring innovative technical solutions that reduce manufacturing costs, increase energy savings and streamline the efficiency of the plant.


SMI cutting-edge machines for the primary, secondary and tertiary packaging are designed and manufactured according to the new ERGON conceptual platform, where ergonomics and advanced machines integration enable to offer cost-saving bottling lines made up of only 2 compact systems:

EBS ERGON blow-moulders: the latest innovation by SMI for the production of PET containers up to 33,600 bph

The new EBS (Electronic Blowing System) ERGON series is the outcome of a 2-year intensive R&D project thanks to which SMI has introduced innovative concepts, summed up in the new ERGON brand, for both the design and production of SMI's rotary stretch- blow moulders. The first EBS ERGON was rolled out last October to SMI sales network on the occasion of the opening of the new showroom at SMI headquarters located in San Giovanni Bianco (Bergamo). An EBS 10 ERGON will be showcased next October 19-26 at K trade fair in Düsseldorf.

MAI DUBAI WATER HONORED SMI

On January 12, 2016 Mai Dubai LLC, one of the largest water bottlers in the UAE, organized a ceremony to award their strategic partners, among which SMI stood out for the manufacture & installation of the company's new production plants.

The exclusive location of the Armani Hotel at Dubai's Burj Khalifa (the tallest skyscraper in the world), hosted His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO & Managing Director of DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water authority, fostering the establishment of Mai Dubai LLC), Mr. Saeed Bin Ghannam, Mai Dubai LLC Director of Operations, and Mr Jay Andres, COO of Mai Dubai LLC, beyond several local governamental organizations, private companies, media and press officers.

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Money-Saving Pal/Depal System for Amy\'s kitchen

Can a hand-made layout sketched out during an informal conversation lead to one of the smartest money-saving solutions SMI has ever designed for a customer?

That's what actually happened for the packaging line withh built-in pal/depal equipment delivered to the Idaho processing facility of Amy's Kitchen Inc., one of the largest organic and non-GMO food produucers in the US.

Corporate responsibility, from SMI point of view

According to applicable regulations on corporate responsibility (legislative decree no. 231 dated 8 June 2001), SMI S.p.A. and Smigroup S.p.A. have adopted an organizational model containing rules and procedures for the prevention of crimes within the company.

Discover SMI\'S new corporate video

SMI designs and manufactures bottling and packaging systems featuring high-tech content and innovative energy-saving solutions. The new, suggestive SMI's corporate video brings on stage the wide range of products made in the company's new headquarter, a unique example of low environmental ....

SMI Presents the new Ergon series of packers

What is the best venue for SMI to present the new ERGON series of secondary packaging machines? Brau Beviale, of course.In Nuremberg we will be showcasing the new SK 800P ERGON shrinkwrapper equipped with the optional device to work in dual lane. This new packaging machine series by SMI is the ....

SMIPAL palletizers: compact design for heavy-duty tasks

In order to streamline the palletization of boxes, packs in film only or trays, SMI offers cutting edge solutions like the 1550P, 3090P, and 3100LP automatic systems of the Smipal APS series. Suitable for the production lines of the food&beverage sector, chemicals, farmaceuticals, detergents and ....

SMIPASS: the access key to SMI services

SMI's customers can benefit from the many advantages offered by the information technology through Smipass, the new web-based platform of after sales technical support via the Internet. Smipass is an area of the www.smigroup.it website created to bring together in a single environment all of on-l ....

The new SK ERGON: when technology meets the ergonomic design

From processing to packing and packaging technologies, from ingredients to food safety and quality management up to logistics and handling: Anuga FoodTec trade show is much more than this. For SMI that is the opportunity to present the new ERGON series of primary and secondary packaging machines. ....

Packbloc Neo: integrated solutions for an efficient end of line system

"3 in 1" compact systemsSMI offers compact cutting-edge solutions like the APS P series of automatic palletizing systems,  integrating in the central column both the layer-loading head (basket) and a SCARA articulated arm which takes care of the operations of empty pallet feeding and in ...

Preview of Anuga Foodtec 2015

We look forward to meeting you at our stand D050-E069 in Hall 7 and to giving you further information on newer bottling & packaging solutions by SMI.  Yours faithfullyMarketing DepartmentSMI S.p.A.

The new SK ERGON: when technology meets the ergonomic design

From processing to packing and packaging technologies, from ingredients to food safety and quality management up to logistics and handling: Anuga FoodTec trade show is much more than this. For SMI that is the opportunity to present the new ERGON series of primary and secondary packaging machines.

Packbloc Neo: integrated solutions for an efficient end of line system

SMI offers compact cutting-edge solutions like the APS P series of automatic palletizing systems,  integrating in the central column both the layer-loading head (basket) and a SCARA articulated arm which takes care of the operations of empty pallet feeding and interlayer pad insertion, thus forming a "3 in 1" compact unit.

Preview of Anuga Foodtec 2015

Anuga FoodTec - the international supplier trade fair for the food and drinks industry - will present an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of new technologies, facilities and supplier components for all areas of production from 24 to 27 March, 2015 in Cologne.

SMI is a finalist of the European Business Awards 2014/2015

SMI S.p.A. has been selected as Italian finalists in the European Business Awards 2014/15. In more details, SMI competes in "The Award for Environmental & Corporate Sustainability" category, reserved to European companies which have distinguished themselves for their efforts in developing sustainable solutions, with the project involving  the new headquarters of  the SMI Group and implementing environment-friendly and energy-saving technologies.

Fridge packs realized by SMI wrap-around packers

Companies operating in the Food & Beverage sector have to face a more and more competitive market and are required to offer a constantly diversified range of products, in order to meet the consumer's disparate exigencies.

Interpack 2014: SMI presents compact and efficient end-of-line solutions

Today, energy is an increasingly valuable asset and, as such, companies that handle large bottling and packaging systems are paying more and more attention to how using it, and choose high-efficiency and low power consumption machines. The line end solutions presented by SMI at Interpack in Düsseldorf keep in mind the needs for energy saving and environmental protection.

Save time with the automatic blank magazine Easy-Load

Smiflexi range of automatic packers provides the end user all the technical and functional specifications required to manage production cycles efficiently and economically and to enable quick switch from one format to another.

Smigroup awarded among the best-run italian companies

Smi has been inserted in "L'Italia Che Va Bene", a review by the Fortia business dedicated to those Italian companies achieving remarkable results thanks to winning strategies like innovation, quality, organisation and international perspective.

American-style boxes with Smiflexi wrap-around casepackers

Smiflexi packers enable countless customization options of the packaging format, such as top-opening corrugated board boxes; that type of packaging, known in the industry as "American-style box", is usually processed by casepackers using a system that erects the box and inserts the products which differs from the wrap-around system used by Smiflexi packers of the LWP, WP and CM series.