Machine update (SmyUpgrades)

SMI designs, develops and manufactures hi-tech packaging machines and complete bottling lines chiefly intended to supplying the food & beverage sector; thanks to a continuous R & D activity, SMI products are constantly innovated through the introduction to the market of ever-more efficient, performing and environment-friendly models and versions so as to provide end users with a machine range updated to the latest developments. 

In addition to new-manufactured models, also machines already installed at customers' facilities can be equipped with latest technologies and applications through a set of upgrade solutions implemented by qualified service engineers of SMI after-sales service; that option allows to progressively enhance SMI machines' efficiency and flexibility all along their life cycle.

In these pages you can find a broad portfolio of updating solutions for SMI machines and select the upgrade proposal that better suits your specific needs: higher efficiency, cost reduction, energy saving, new processes, format changeovers, etc.

ZF010102 - Upgrade of splitting film system with new features

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

This upgrade consists in the replacement of the splitting sensor unit with a new type as per the new machine. With the new feature, the centering ...

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ZF010119 - Replacement of the wrapper infeed double belt with single belt

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

This upgrade consists in the replacement of the wrapper infeed double belt with a new-generation single belt. The original system featured a wrapper infeed group with ...

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ZF010120 - Replacement of the belt plate with a long-life roller plate

Machines: LSK - SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

This upgrade consists in the replacement of the belt plate with a new 'long-life' roller plate. The original system featured a complex-shaped plate on which the ...

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ZF010122 - Replacement of the wrapper bars with a carbon-made model

Machines: LSK - SK - LCM - CM

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

This upgrade consists in replacing the glass-fiber wrapper bars with carbon bars. Minimum requirements: This solution can be applied to all machines with wrapper ...

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ZF010011 - Belt automatic centering systems

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

The upgrade consists in the replacement of the belt groups with state-of-the-art groups featuring a new design in the driving and centering system. This is part ...

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ZF010007/8 - Knife group with motorized blade for single and double lane SK shrinkwrappers

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

The upgrade consists in the replacement of the entire cutting unit with a new, more efficient model, easier to maintain. This is part of a series ...

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ZF010009/10 - Knife group with motorized blade for single and double lane SK shrinkwrappers, including tension rolls and servo-driven reel holder

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Energy saving - Technology update - Cost cutting

The upgrade consists in the replacement of the entire cutting, tensioning and unwinding unit with a new, more efficient model, easier to maintain. This is part ...

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ZF010012 - 3000 System Posyc & Marts upgrade

Machines: LSK - SK - WP

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Process automation - Technology update

The retrofit includes the whole upgrade of the machine control system, both for the hardware and for the software components. This is part of a series ...

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ZF010014 - Film-blocking roll for reel change

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

The upgrade integrates the manual welder with a roll that keeps the film during the sealing and the reel changing. This is part of a series ...

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ZF010015 - Group for a quick change of the product guides in the machine infeed area

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

This upgrade consists in supplying the necessary equipment for a quick change of the product guides on the machine infeed conveyor. The equipment includes a frame ...

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ZF010016 - POSYC holding system from top, including housing aluminum profile.

Machines: LSK - SK - WP

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

The upgrade includes the installation of the operator panel on a smooth guide at the top of the machine frame without ground support. This is part ...

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ZF010017/18 - Motorized product stabilizer

Machines: LSK - SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

The upgrade consists in implementing a device called “Motorized product stabilizer”. This is part of a series of new solutions studied by SMI in order to ...

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ZF010019 - Upgrade of the backup power supply from Lever or Ultra system to stabilized power supply Sitop + battery

Machines: LSK - SK - WP

Benefits: Technology update

The upgrade of the backup power supply consists in the replacement of the Ultra or Lever System and the 24V power supplier with a stabilized ...

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ZF010025 - Replacement of the Al-Steel fingers with new generation plastic fingers.

Machines: SK

Benefits: Efficiency increase - Technology update

This upgrade consists in supplying the whole series of product separation pins made of plastic (a unique piece). This is part of a series of retrofitting ...

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ZF010066/88 - Control system upgrade to 3000 Version

Machines: LSK - SK - WP

Benefits: Environment care - Energy saving - Process automation - Technology update

The retrofitting consists in the whole upgrade of the machine control system, as far as the hardware and the software components are concerned. This is part ...

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