Continuous InkJet line of printers manages full gamut of inks
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Continuous InkJet line of printers manages full gamut of inks

BestCode continuous inkjet 8 series printers from InkJet, Inc. offer a cost effective alternative for coding and marking, with long service intervals and excellent print quality combined with a simple icon based 10.4 inch user interface.
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Water-soluble film ideal for ingredient delivery
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Water-soluble film ideal for ingredient delivery

Monosol is making its Vivos water-soluble film for unit-dose packaging available to food manufacturers to deliver product ingredients more conveniently, cleanly, and with less waste.
One-stop flexible packaging material shop
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One-stop flexible packaging material shop

A large importer of PVC materials, used for tamper evidence multi-packing and printed shrink sleeves, Source One demonstrated its battery of pre-forms, as well as some polyethylene and polypropylene materials.
Clear-label sensor
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Clear-label sensor

A clear-label sensor from Lion features all push-button controls as opposed to more conventional screw adjustments. Though designed primarily for clear film labels, it can also be used on paper labels.
High speed pick and place
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High speed pick and place

Staubli Robotics demonstrates the TP80 fast Picker, an ultrafast four-axis configuration of high-speed robot for standard pick & place applications.
'Cool' heat tunnel
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'Cool' heat tunnel

Thanks to an innovative way of controlling air flow and regulating temperature consistency, ARPAC's Eco Tunnel uses about 50% less energy than conventional heat tunnels used for shrink bundling. Remarkably, it's cool to the touch.
Cartoner designed with sanitation in mind
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Cartoner designed with sanitation in mind

The Langen C-100H cartoner was designed with sanitation and ease of cleaning in mind. Guard doors swing wide open and personnel can enter freely into spaces that need sanitation or maintenance. Low-level magazine feed brings ergonomic advantages.
Filler capper is transparently better
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Filler capper is transparently better

Revolution FC filler capper offers open design,reduced changeover, faster cleanup, reduced water consumption and reduced tooling costs.
Horizontal f/f/s machine
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Horizontal f/f/s machine

A horizontal form/fill/seal pouch packaging system from Massman Automation takes film from roll stock, forms it into a zippered pouch, and fills the pouch before discharging the pouch for secondary packaging.
Consistant adhesive performance from batch to batch
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Consistant adhesive performance from batch to batch

The consistent forms of Jowat's various adhesives pass repeatability requirements for auto feed or tankless systems offered by hot melt companies that make adhesive dispensing equipment.
Compensate for facility noise, vibration when precision weighing
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Compensate for facility noise, vibration when precision weighing

High speed packaging creates a lot of noise and vibration, which can affect precision weighing. OCS Checkweighers demonstrates a method to compensate for that noise.
Large-format package accumulation technology goes bigger, faster
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Large-format package accumulation technology goes bigger, faster

The latest generation in large format package accumulation technology, the DYNAC Model 6500 from Hartness, has inherently higher speed and larger product dimension capability.
Robotic case erector can integrate or stand alone
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Robotic case erector can integrate or stand alone

This robotic case erector connects with other end-of-line systems, or can stand alone.
There's an app for that: Pharma packaging authentication
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There's an app for that: Pharma packaging authentication

Griffin-Rutgers exhibited an iPhone app that allows a user to authenticate a package in the field. The app works very similarly to a check deposit app. Watch to see how it works.
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World's coolest shrink bundling tunnel?

If you weren't at PACK EXPO 2014, here's a few things you missed: kid-friendly packs from Crunch-Pak, a novel reclosure feature on an aluminum can, paired robots on a case packer, a cool-to-the-touch shrink tunnel that has to be seen to be believed, and a Universal Controller that greatly simplifies controls issues on packaging machines that incorporate robots.

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