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Self-lubricating, hygienic, low-abrasion parts for the packaging industry

Compliance with the highest hygiene standards, fast/precise processing, safety and reliability

Solutions in the packaging, food or beverage industry are mostly very sensitive. Special requirements have to be fulfilled, especially where contact with food is concerned. At the same time, packaging equipment must enable precise and fast processing combined with cleanliness and economic efficiency.

Tuned to the specific needs of the packaging industry, such as food hygiene, FDA and/or EU compliance, we are able to provide you with our maintenance-free and lubrication-free machine parts made of high-performance plastics that help optimize your packaging machines.

Packaging Industry

Clean solutions for cartoners, thermoformers and labelling machines, etc.

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Food packaging

FDA-compliant and EU 10/2011-compliant machine components for all process stages of food production

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Beverage Packaging

Components without lubricants and maintenance for filling and inspection systems, blow molding machines, etc.

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iglide IC-01 bearing

New coating material for the food industry - four times longer service life than standard material iglide IC-01

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Banner news '22

Angular drives with lightweight housing

Food-grade laser sintering material

Extension of the drylin W modular system with hygienic design

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Cables for the packaging industry

  • Drive cables suitable for 24 manufacturer standards in seven different qualities
  • Solutions for e.g.: Rockwell, Bosch-Rexroth, Schneider Electric, B&R, Siemens
  • Over 1,350 cables from stock, delivered in as little as 24 hours

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Hybrid cable

Format adjustments in the packaging industry - from manual to smart positioning



Linear guides with manual clamp for quick and easy adjustment tasks

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Linear actuators driven by hand wheel for demanding and precise positioning

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Linear actuators with motor and control system for efficient and synchronized format adjustments

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Tested for media-resistance

Customer custom test Media resistance test in this test, several iglide plain bearings are tested in water with a temperature of 122°F as well as in cleaning agents.
Glance into the dry-tech test laboratory in the industry's largest test laboratory, iglide plain bearings and drylin linear technology are tested.

Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

John Nebbia

Packaging Industry Manager – dry-tech®


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm