Beverage Packaging and Production Solutions
Norland International is known in the water industry for providing great equipment, fair prices, and excellent service. The entrepreneurial spirit of the company led the way to not only offer equipment for the water industry but for craft beverage industries as well. ABE Beverage Equipment, a division of Norland International, provides complete beverage equipment solutions for a variety of industries including craft beer, craft spirits, kombucha, craft ciders, cold brew coffee, CBD infused beverages, craft soda, wine, and more. If you have a craft beverage production or packaging need, Norland International can help with that too.
CraftCan™ Inline Canners from 15cpm - 90cpm
- Expandable Options
- Patented Servo Seamer
- Easy Changeover for Different Can Sizes
- UL Compliant
- Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE
CraftCan™ Series: Every CraftCan Canning System is designed and assembled in Lincoln, Nebraska. The CraftCan fills, lids and seams up to 15 or 35 cans per minute in a wide variety of aluminum cans to provide diversity for your brands. The CraftCan15 is easily upgradable to the CraftCan35 to increase throughput as your business grows.
The CraftCan is engineered with our patented Servo Seamer and real-time seam analysis to ensure precise and in-spec cans time-after-time. In addition, our filling and purging technology ensures low dissolved oxygen levels for a quality packaged product and improved shelf-life. It is innovative, versatile, and affordable; built to generate the profits your craft beverage business deserves.
CraftCan Duo™ Series: The CraftCan Duo16 Canning System offers all the great features of the CraftCan, but with more versatility and throughput. Norland’s proprietary 16-head dual-fill design allows you to fill two can sizes at once! Even at more than twice the speed of the CraftCan35 Canning System, you won’t sacrifice accuracy or reliability. The CraftCan Duo Canning System is built with Norland’s patented Servo Seamer and offers real-time seam analysis to ensure precise and in-spec cans time-after-time.
The CraftCan Duo8 offers a throughput of up to 45cpm and is upgradable to the CraftCan Duo16 with a throughput of up to 90cpm by adding the second lane as you and your business demand grows. Talk to your Norland representative to learn more.
CraftCan Iso™ Series: The CraftCan Iso fills, lids, and seams up to 16cpm of high-volume CO2 products in a variety of aluminum cans. This innovative, isobaric machine is made with your craft and quality in mind. Counter pressure filling creates an environment for low carbonation loss, and therefore low D.O. levels. From soda, seltzer, and kombucha, to beer and ready to drink cocktails, the Iso is ready to work.
CraftCan Iso is the perfect counter-pressure filling option for those looking for a compact, easily adjustable canning line, capable of packaging a variety of can sizes and beverages of varying CO2 levels. The CraftCan Iso is capable of packaging high volume CO2 products and is built with Norland's patented ServoSeamer, providing on-demand seam monitoring and precision filling that is second-to-none. The Iso's small footprint makes this line ideal for businesses with minimal packaging space, or someone looking to start a mobile canning operation.
Nitro Options: Norland offers nitro options for the CraftCan, CraftCan Iso, and CraftCan Duo Series canning lines. Nitro your cold brew coffee with or without a widget can. Nitro is also a popular choice for canned wine and craft beer.
GlassPak™ Rotary Glass Bottling Lines from 33bpm - 66bpm
- 33bpm or 66bpm Throughput
- Crown or ROPP Caps
- Double Pre-Evacuation
- UL Compliant
- Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE
The GlassPak Glass Bottling Systems are fast, reliable, and consistent. These high-speed rotary bottling lines rinse, fill, and cap up to 33 or 66 bottles per minute. Built with heavy-duty 304 stainless steel the GlassPak can be also be outfitted with a capper for 28 MM, 38 MM plastic or ROPP caps.
The counter-pressure filling process uses a double pre-evacuation purging method to reduce D.O. levels. By bottling under pressure, the GlassPak maintains carbonation levels and controls foam expansion. Excess pressure is then vented before the cap is applied, to give your craft beverage maximum shelf life.
Package your craft beer, carbonated soda, kombucha, or cider with a GlassPak for a reliable and fast rotary bottling option. Norland offers complete packaging solutions including infeed, date coding, labeling, and more.
Each GlassPak that leaves our facility carries UL certification and an industry leading 5-year limited warranty on the metal and welds. In addition to a comprehensive spare parts inventory, you'll receive customer support from our team right here in Lincoln, Nebraska with any Norland purchase.
ShrinkPak: The ShrinkPak5000 is a compact shrink wrap machine that applies plastic wrap to cases of bottles and conveys them through the heat tunnel where a controlled heat process securely shrinks the plastic around each case, to secure the product within the case. Able to package of 6, 12, and 24 bottles per case. Shrink wrapped cases reduce packaging costs and are naturally tamper-evident to protect from dust and damage.
RackStacker: The RackStacker eliminates manual lifting and loading of 3 and 5 gallon bottles, greatly reducing the possibility of Worker Comp claims while improving employee safety and increasing production efficiency. Designed and built with a proprietary bottle alignment system, the RackStacker's accuracy and reliability are unmatched. This highly efficient machine is easy to use, compatible with most rack styles, and easily integrates into your current production line.
Unscrambler: The Liberty150 Automatic Bottle Unscrambler is the perfect labor-saving component to meet the demands of high-speed bottling lines in a wide range of industries. Changeovers from one size bottle to another are as easy as pushing a single button on the control panel. The Liberty 150 Unscrambler provides bottlers with increased efficiency, savings and productivity by achieving speeds up to 150 bottles-per-minute.
Conveyors: Custom built for your unique layout. Norland offers motorized conveyors and roller conveyors to fit your needs.
Date Coders: Norland offers both InkJet and Laser date coders that are reliable, adjustable, and easy to use. Date coders are installed for an inline application to your small bottles, saving you time and money on manual applications.
CasePak5000: Automate your case packaging day with a CasePak5000 to pack 8oz - 5 liter bottles. This unique case packing system has a simple design featuring PLC controls for pre-calibration and production reporting. The unique slide plate and drop knives are designed to keep bottles aligned, prior to being guided into the case or tray.
Pallet Wrapper: Semi-automated operation with variable speed control speeds up your packaging day. The pallet wrapper comes with load height detection sensors and a forklift portable base with lifting tubes. Forklift tubes provide a safe pocket location for a forklift to handle heavy loads.
Palletizer: This automatic carton/tray palletizer achieves rates up to 9 pallets per hour, based on 72 cases/pallet of 500 ml bottles. Options include an automatic slip sheet inserter to allow for different sized layer patterns. It is easy to operate using a color touchscreen.
Bottle Feeding: Norland offers an array of bottle feed options. Ask about our rotary feed table for glass, plastic, or aluminum bottles.
Ozone: Norland Ozone Systems are complete frame-mounted modules designed specifically for high quality bottled water operations and can produce enough ozone to treat up to 90 gallons per minute (larger systems available upon request). These compact systems are designed to keep ozone residual levels from 0.1- 0.4 ppm (parts per million).
Water Storage Tanks: Norland storage tanks range from 550 - 4,400 gallons and are made from food-grade polyethylene and complete with a 0.2 micron air filters and carbon ozone outgas filters.
Carbon Filters: Norland can properly size and supply special Catalytic Carbon Media for chlorine, particles such as sediment, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), taste and odor along with many other water borne contaminants.
Media Filters: Norland can properly size and supply other types of Media to help reduce or eliminate other contaminates such as Iron manganese and Hydrogen Sulfide. Media filters are sized to remove particulate matter down to 5 - 10 microns using Granular Zeolite Filter Media.
UV Water Treatment: These stainless steel systems utilize UV radiation with no chemical residue or side effects.
Water Softener: Norland can properly size and supply standard single Tank Softener Systems depending upon final requirements. We use dual-tank automatic alternating softener systems to provide a continuous supply of soft water to distilled or RO water treatment systems.