It’s the history of the Fini Group, an important industrial reality in the food sector, whose products encompass the best of the Italian gastronomic tradition. A tradition that started in 1912 and that today is well summarized by the company mission “Not just good”. Because when it comes to food, good is not enough.
Thanks to the brand “Le Conserve della Nonna”, the company plays a key role in the canned sector and offers over 150 products, ranging from breakfast to dinner, from sweet to savory. The production range goes from tomatoes to sauces, from pestos to gravies with tomatoes harvested exclusively in Emilia Romagna and also includes a wide selection of legumes, simple or enriched, vegetable spreads, jams and different types of vegetables in oil.
Conserve della nonna: the secret of the goodness
For the secondary packaging of this wide range of products, the Fini Group turned to SMIfor the installation of an automatic shrink wrapper from theCSK ERGON range that stands out for advanced automation, operational flexibility, low energy consumption and respect for the environment.
SMI solutions for the Fini Group
TheCSK 50T ERGON machine packs different types of 0.37 L and 0.72 L glass bottles and a wide variety of 0.212 L / 0.3 L / 0.312 L / 0.314 L / 0.37 L / 0.5 L / 0.72 L and 115 g glass jars in several pack formats in film only, pad+film and tray+film.
very flexible production and packaging process, which enables to quickly and easily switch from one format to another to maintain high levels of plant operational efficiency
packer equipped with a motorized system of oscillating guides at the machine infeed, which facilitates the correct channeling of loose containers on a conveyor belt equipped with thermoplastic chains with a low coefficient of friction
grouping of loose containers in the desired format carried out continuously by means of electronically synchronized separation pegs or bars
cardboard magazine positioned under the infeed conveyor, from where the blanks are picked up by an alternating motion picker
curvilinear cardboard ramp in the initial and final section, to facilitate the insertion of the blank under the grouping of the products at the outfeed of the electronic separator
compact film cutting unit; the blade is controlled by a direct-drive transmission brushless motor, which makes the cutting operation more precise and the maintenance easier
new ICOS motors, equipped with integrated digital servo-drive (driver), that simplify the machine wiring and ensure greater energy efficiency,lower noise and reduced wear of components
shrink tunnel equipped with metal chain (optional) and lubrication that ensure better film sealing under the pack
optional system with format changeover automatic adjustments
the machine is also equipped with a series of optional devices to ensure the high quality of the final pack, such as the product stabilizer and the additional 1,150 mm conveyor belt, placed at the outfeed of the tunnel for fast pack cooling.
The European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR) on the protection of personal data has been fully applicable since May 25th, 2018. This is an important goal, because it lays down rules relating to the processing of personal data for all Countries within the Union. Every company of the SMI Group planned a series of activities, assets or operational modes to comply with the regulation and put into practice the protection of personal data. Here is a list of actions taken to comply with the European Regulation and our policy on personal data processing.
Lawfulness of processing All activities relating to personal data processing shall be lawful (consent, contract obligations, vital interests of the data subject or of third parties, compliance with legal obligations to which the controller is subject, public interest or exercise of official authority, legitimate interest pursued by the controller or by third parties).
Information document The information statement has been improved and updated to the new regulations (art. 13 and 14 GDPR).
Rights of the data subjects (right of access, right to erasure-right to be forgotten, right to restriction of processing, right to object, right to data portability) Technical and organization measures have been adopted to ensure the data subject's exercise of his rights and to meet the data subject requirements.
Controllers, processors Based on the new principle of “accountability”, SMI Group organization was re-defined, in order to proactively ensure integral compliance with the Regulation. Redefinition of the role of data processors and service suppliers whose activity implies personal data processing.
Risk of data processing; accountability measures taken by controllers and processors (Impact assessment, record of processing activities, security of processing, data breach) The “Conformity document”, including records of data processing activity, plans, adopts and demonstrates all technical and organizational measures taken to adequately perform the data processing activities and specifies the necessary procedures to be adopted to notify data breach.
Transfer of personal data to international organizations Smi Group adheres to the general principles and guarantees concerning the transfer of personal data to third Countries.
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According to the European Regulation 679/2016, the data subject is entitled to exercise the rights set forth in the Regulation. The integral version of art. 15; 16; 17; 18; 20; 21; 77 of the European Regulation is attached to this document.
SMI S.p.A. IVA SMI INDUSTRIES Group Headquarters: Via Carlo Ceresa, 10 - 24015 San Giovanni Bianco (BG) - ITALIA Registered office: Via Monte Grappa, 7 - 24121 Bergamo (BG) - ITALIA VAT: 04471940165 - TAX code: 03942700166 - R.E.A.: 421708 Share capital: Euro 5.000.000 i.v.