Case Studies

The compact InvisiPac system, shown here on the brewery’s case packer, incorporates an integrated vacuum feed, tank-free glue me
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Automated tank-free hot melt adhesive delivery system

Brewery significantly improves packaging efficiencies by upgrading carton and case sealing operations.
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Medical devices
Controls Case Study
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Medical device firm wins with barcode labeling software

CFR enterprise barcode labeling software helps QTS reduce risk, increase efficiency, and become compliant with UDI and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations.
Kara Errickson, Industrial Designer
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Designing sustainability into OTC pharma packaging

Kara Errickson, Industrial Designer, discusses package design issues for Hyland’s 4 Kids Bumps ’n Bruises® with Arnica, an ointment stick to provide natural relief of pain, swelling, bruising, and soreness for children.
Arrowhead
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Arrowhead bottles to contain up to 50% rPET by 2016

Nestlé Water’s Arrowhead brand announces it will increase its use of rPET by 38% in its spring water bottles, eliminating 20,000 tons of CO2 from production annually.
Sunbutter
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Peanut-free SunButter comes in single-serve cup

An alternative to peanut butter, SunButter now comes in 1.5-oz single-serve portable cups that let consumers—especially those with food allergies—enjoy a healthy snack on the go.
Botran1
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Boxed set for Guatemalan rum encourages mixology

A limited-edition boxed set from Casa Botran includes a 50-cL rum bottle along with two 5-cL mini bottles of flavored rum that allow consumers to explore different tastes.
Bronco1
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Bronco Wine field-tests 750-mL PET bottle

Bronco Wine tests a 750-mL PET bottle for its Green Fin and Hacienda brands, making the switch from glass to PET for greater consumer convenience and sustainability advantages.
Pine Valley
Package Case Study
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Pouched product disrupts cookie dough category

Cookie dough mix in a pouch has been a common packaging format for some time. But what about refrigerated cookie dough in a pouch?
The PIL-30 particle inspection and labeling machine is shown here with a remote inspection table for two operators.
OEM Application Note
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A syringe inspection system like no other

PC-based control helps this OEM reduce cost and streamline design because it centralizes logic, motion, HMI, and vision system data collection in one controller.
robag® 3ci vertical form/fill/seal bagging equipment
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Snack maker goes single-source

How Pata Snack Foods' new vertical form/fill/seal bagging equipment provides more flexible, reliable bagging for a range of film packaging structures, at high speeds and with minimal packaging waste.
A two-axis robot uses vacuum pickup to transfer Neapolitans from the counter molds and place them on the infeed belt of the pack
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Chocolate wrapping Swiss style

Chocolat Frey’s business, especially its export shipments, were on the rise, and the only way to keep pace was to install new molding and packaging systems for its delicious Neapolitans.
Filled/sealed shipping cases are roller-conveyed to the palletizing station.
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Automating palletizing & stretch-wrapping

Spectrum Brands-Pet, Home & Garden cuts labor and packaging material costs, while enhancing production speeds and worker safety.
The LUX 24 is the first high-speed horizontal pouch machine to offer both intermittent and continuous motion in a single system
Package Case Study
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Dual-motion hf/f/s produces 90 packs/min

Italian soap manufacturer Gruppo Desa expands into stand-up pouches for some of its liquid products using the first hf/f/s machine that combines intermittent and continuous motion.
Clean modern look and great functionality.
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Modern design, color coding for deodorant packs

A range of deodorants from Poland's Ziaja is using 60-mL Roll On to deliver user-friendliness and high-quality on-shelf presence.
Cremer CFS-622 tablet counter.
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New technology creates new business opportunities

Sharp Packaging Solutions standardizes on tablet counting/filling and labeling equipment on bottling lines at its Allentown, PA, plant.
Taylor Swift fragrance carton
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Taylor Swift fragrance carton wins award for Diamond Packaging

Textured, felt paperboard, gold foil-stamped medallion, and rich palette of watercolors on carton complement primary bottle inside.

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