SMART Packaging Solutions and SMART CA Chambers
Oxy-Low offers a cost-effective and total packaging solution – based on Modified Atmosphere. The complete system is designed to package commodities under low oxygen conditions. It retains product freshness and minimizes mass & weight loss and discoloration. The low oxygen atmosphere inside the packaging supports insect mortality. The hermetic sealing protects the commodity against insect infestation. As the alternative to toxic fumigation, Oxy-Low offers the SMART CA Chambers. This non-toxic and environmental friendly treatment controls for all insect stages. All chambers are equipped with our Dynamic Energy Control system. Allowing for additional energy savings, unlimited chamber sizes and optimal heating capacity.
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From aphids and hornworms to moths and beetles, a wide array of pest can cause serious damage to tobacco plants during the growing season. One of the biggest issues associated with tobacco, hower, it its susceptibility to insect infestations once it has been harvested and placed into storage. In an effort to combat the myriad pest problems that plague tobacco during the storage and shipment phases, numerous companies have created controlled-atmosphere (CA) solutions that are capable of minimizing infestation levels and ensuring only pest-free products are distributed around the world.