Impact Improves Productivity and Recycling Rates for Drinks Packaging Manufacturer

Posted on: 9 August 2022

Global can scrap extraction and fume extraction experts, Impact Air Systems Ltd, have recently been awarded contracts with can making giants Ball Packaging at its production facilities in Wakefield and France.

The scrap conveying and bale handling contract has been awarded to Impact once again, for its innovative and practical approach, providing a fully automated turn key solution, efficiently collecting and pneumatically conveying trim from the cupping press and body maker trimmers, whole reject production spoilage and delivering it to two hydraulic baling press.

Innovative, money saving solutions
The material is separated in to bright and decorated scrap before entering a fully automated bale handling system, where finished bales are stacked into a special ‘wooden pallet free’ bale stacking pattern. This pattern enables fork truck lifting voids, resulting in aluminium scrap to be transported for recycling without the need for costly wooden pallets, therefore increasing the revenue generated for recovered waste aluminium. The bale stacking pattern also ensures maximum vehicle payloads are achieved once the material is ready to leave the facility for re-melting.

Increased revenue and recycling rates
Impact’s solutions at Ball Packaging’s sites also include oil mist extraction, spray lacquer dust and fume control, printer mist extraction as well as hot and cold ductwork systems to transport process waste to the RTO for treatment. These systems have been installed in many worldwide facilities with results that not only provide the customer with an improved revenue from the aluminium and steel recovered, but also providing a safe and comfortable working environment.

See all process solutions for the Beverage Can manufacturing and metal packaging industry here.

If you wish to discuss your individual requirements, please contact our specialists on +44 (0)116 2448855 or email





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