In addition to flexible changeover, Glaxo Wellcome's clinical trial packaging line makes a high priority of quality-assured packaging. Its capper, sealer and bottle packer/counter are designed to maximize accuracy while minimizing errors.
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Juice maker automates vision system for detecting fill heights and cap application on PET bottles containing hot-filled juices. Productivity rises, labor costs decline, resulting in payback in less than one year.
August 31, 1996
The Canadian Club "Heritage Series Gate Bottle" was released this April coinciding with the 63rd anniversary of the beginning of Prohibition's repeal.
Until a little over a year ago, HP's prototype molds were manufactured by EPS toolmakers the same way that production molds are made: by relying on a foundry to create a tool via the traditional sandcasting process.
Munsterland of Essen, Germany, announced on May 13 at interpack 96 that it was launching two premium margarine-like spreads, MM Extra and MM Super, in the Tetra Box from Filltech (Helsingborg, Sweden).
At a time when most surgical glove pouches consist of paper webs that are cold-sealed together, ECI Medical Technologies is positioning its product at the high end by introducing gloves in a clear film pouch that's printed gravure in two colors.