Plastic tray/lid breakthrough
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Plastic tray/lid breakthrough

New EasyLid is a patented solution from Sealpac that provides a hermetic seal and full lid function in just one sealing process. It’s consumer friendly because it offers a reclosure feature, and it’s sustainable, too.
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Horizontal f/f/s for pillow or stand-up pouch
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Horizontal f/f/s for pillow or stand-up pouch

The Mespack 570 3 is a three-up horizontal form/fill/seal machine built to the highest sanitary standards and targeted toward the shredded cheese market. Produces either pillow pouch or stand-up pouch from rollstock.
Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner
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Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner

With its extended carton magazine and balcony construction, this high-speed cartoner from Campak handles blister packs, tubes, or bottles and can be changed over in about 15 minutes.
Serialization system
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Serialization system

Just 1.95 m in length, this Mettler Toledo serialization system for the pharmaceutical industry prints unique carton codes, verifies codes, does TE labeling, and checkweighs at up to 400 pieces/min.
Choice packaging hot melt solution
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Choice packaging hot melt solution

The Valco Melton Choice all-electric hot melt application system increases productivity and uptime while reducing costs and time spent on maintenance.
Collating/flow wrapping
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Collating/flow wrapping

Unusual pick-and-place system from Cavanna uses six delta style robots that each pick 80 products/min and place them in a collating ring so that a stack of three products can be released efficiently into an integrated flow wrapper at high speeds.
Robotic system for filling and stoppering of vials
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Robotic system for filling and stoppering of vials

Bausch & Stroebel’s flexible two-robot system is designed for filling, stoppering, and crimp-capping of vials in the pharmaceutical industry. Handles syringes and cartridges, too.
Modular case erector squares cases perfectly
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Modular case erector squares cases perfectly

Lantech’s new case erector is modular in design and features a case squaring device that ensures perfectly squared cases right through to product insertion and case closing.
Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans
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Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans

The KlearCan from Kortec is a direct substitute for metal cans that lets contents show brilliantly through the package. It can be retorted and permits no oxygen ingress for two years. Takes a seamed-on metal end.
Filler handles tubes holding more than a half liter
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Filler handles tubes holding more than a half liter

The Nordenmatic 1703x tube filler from Coesia’s Norden division handles up to 65-mm diameter tubes and it is the first high-speed offering for large tubes holding more than half a liter.
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Hormel reduces packaging 4.72 million lb in 2013

In its eighth annual corporate sustainability report, Hormel reports on the results of its efforts to reduce packaging materials through optimized package design.
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Plastic packaging made from air?

IT solutions provider Dell announces its use of a carbon-negative plastic material made from air and greenhouse gases for its Dell Latitude series notebooks, in fall 2014.
Pre-made pouches fed from rails
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Pre-made pouches fed from rails

CleanPouch system from Scholle consists of pre-made spouted pouches with caps that are put on rails and fed into a high-speed rotary filler.
MWV's Lee Miller describes the Shellpak Renew system at The Automation Forum 2014.
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Adherence pack 2.0 now reaching Walmart stores

As baby boomers continue to age and adherence packaging becomes more important than ever, one clever company built a 134-axis servo-driven system to crank out lots and lots of blister-style adherence packs.
Executive Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing for Bosch Packaging Technology Dr. Stefan König
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Flexibility and food safety key to new machine developments

At interpack, Bosch Packaging Technology provides an overview of its new equipment, designed to address customer needs for flexibility and food safety.

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