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Case Studies

Food Packaging

With the use of smart vision software, the four robots at Ozersky Souvenir accurately and gently pick irregularly shaped chocolates and place them on a separate conveyor at a rate of 360/min.
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Robot handles chocolates at 360 pieces/min

The Ozersky Souvenir confectionery plant is one of the largest manufacturers of confectionery products in Russia.
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This automatic splicing system has been a big help not only in reducing film waste but also in making Odom’s Tennessee Pride more operationally efficient.
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A splice in time saves dimes

At Odom’s Tennessee Pride, automatic film splicing systems are being added to flow wrapping equipment to boost productivity and reduce film waste.
Closeup (above) shows air rinsing.
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BBQ sauce/salad dressing line built on best in class

Faced with rapid growth—driven by the popularity of its Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce—Ken’s Foods is adding new lines where needed. The Las Vegas plant has the latest.
The RRP is available in a 12-, 24- (pictured), and 36-count format.
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Kraft RRP for cream cheese yields 800,000-lb paper savings

New RRP for Philadelphia cream cheese bricks enhances ease of display by retailers, as well as consumer shoppability, while significantly reducing packaging materials.
This 48-count multipack is one of many finished formats that Bonomi is able to make on its fast, flexible line.
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Servos serve up speed and flexibility

Baker of ladyfingers relies on servos, vertical accumulation buffer, and multipacker redundancy to run 180 12-count primary packs/min into a variety of secondary packs.
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PCR PET for peanut butter jar

Entrepreneurial accomplishment has never sidetracked Justin Gold from making great peanut butter or from his commitment to environmental stewardship.
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Kraft cooks up another quick-prep meal kit

Capitalizing on its salad dressing expertise, Kraft creates a kit of bottled sauce and dressing that, when added to chicken and salad, results in a quick, six-serving meal.
Aseptically filled packs give consumers information on the source of product ingredients.
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Traceable tomato products

In Italy, Consorzio Casalasco del Pomodoro, one of Europe’s biggest tomato products manufacturers, together with the C.I.O. (Consorzio Interregionale Ortofrutticoli) association, has opted for an unusual initiative to provide consumers with information about the source of its product ingredients.
A new approach to merchandising fresh  red meat.
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Bonometti puts the emphasis squarely on the meat

'Super-protruding vacuum skin packaging' is a new approach to merchandising fresh red meat that draws the eye of the consumer more powerfully than ever.
Hot-fill tubs with unique closure system lure consumer attention.
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Revamped packaging boosts beans' marketing profile

Hot-fill tubs with unique closure system lure consumer attention, reap innovative design recognition, and down-size carbon footprint.
Paperboard sleeves are now stacked in a friction feeder that delivers them to the ink-jet coding system.
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Date coding of paperboard sleeves made easy

A new ink-jet coder frees up operators who used to spend a lot of time peeling stickers from a release liner and applying them to paperboard sleeves.
These trays are made from 80% certified renewable material.
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Corn-based meat trays

One of the leading supermarket chains in Australia will use some 95 million trays eco Plastic trays in calendar year 2012.
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Pomegranate arils crowned with custom container

POM Wonderful launches another design original, with its custom cup, lid, and spoon for a Fresh Arils pomegranate product, available in stores during the pomegranate harvest season.
A carry handle completes the package.
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Pouches make turkey sales fly

Increased visibility, high perceived value, and greater customer convenience all come together in this vibrant turkey carry pouch developed for Mr. Pavo brand turkeys of Ecuadorian food marketer Pronaca.
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Pacific Natural Foods expects redesign to bring a 'higher basket ring'

A brand update, with color cues for flavor, fresh product imagery, and the use of QR codes, gives Pacific Natural Foods' packaging for soup broth and non-dairy beverages a stronger, more uniform appearance on shelf.

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