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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.
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Motion control magic
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Motion control magic

Omron and Delta Tau team up to produce a motion control breakthrough that was demonstrated by way of a delta-style robotic application.
Uhlmann Packaging Systems: Track-and-trace products
Machine Product Brief
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Uhlmann Packaging Systems: Track-and-trace products

Track-and-trace systems address expanding global drug serialization requirements.
Supplier News
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PI North America announces new board member

Barry Lynch of GE joins the Board of Directors at PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET.
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Machine Product Brief
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Longer Super Air Knives Cover Wide Spans, Resist Temperature and Corrosion

EXAIR has expanded Stainless Steel Long Super Air Knives to include a maximum length of 108″ (2743mm) and is manufacturing all air knives 60″ (1524mm) and longer, which used to be two pieces, in one piece construction which eases installation and saves space. The corrosion resistant design ensures seamless airflow and withstands temperatures up to 800°F (427°C). Super Air Knives produce a laminar sheet of airflow to blow off, dry or cool large surfaces up to 108″ (2743mm) wide.
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Browser-based barcode reading interface
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Microscan: Browser-based barcode reading interface

Microscan announces the first-ever web-browser-based barcode reading interface, WebLink; Released alongside the company’s MicroHAWK barcode reader platform, the WebLink interface offers the most intuitive configuration utility for barcode reader setup and control on the market.
HMI brings ease of navigation to stretch wrapper
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HMI brings ease of navigation to stretch wrapper

Orion featured a new stretch wrapper that has remote connectivity for simplified troubleshooting. Its 7-inch B&R HMI is characterized by icon-based navigation that lets operators get to wherever they need to be in just two clicks.
TIJ printer that OEMs will like
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TIJ printer that OEMs will like

M600 OEM digital TIJ printer from Videojet was designed so that other packaging machinery OEMs could easily integrate it into their systems by way of DIN rail mounting. Good for pharma and cosmetics as well as food applications.
Magnetic encoder module
Controls Product Brief
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Encoder Products Co.: Magnetic encoder module

Encoder Products Company (EPC), introduces the Model 30M, a low-profile 30 mm diameter magnetic encoder module that provides high-performance rotary feedback over a wide range of operating conditions.
Automated Packaging Systems: Air pillow separator
Machine Product Brief
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Automated Packaging Systems: Air pillow separator

AirPouch counts and separates void-fill air pillows for high-volume packing operations.
Wide-format stick-pack machine
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Wide-format stick-pack machine

Offerings from Ropak at PACK EXPO Las Vegas included a wide-format five-lane stick-pack machine and a servo-driven 6000-per-minute high-speed packaging machine.
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The value of remote monitoring at the sensor level in modern manufacturing

While some sensor manufacturers have had remote monitoring functionality built into their devices for years, many OEMs and end users are not aware that they can tap into these simple components for valuable application-level data. Does it make sense to remotely monitor at the sensor level?
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Gocator 3109 3D Smart Snapshot Sensor
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LMI Technologies: Ultra compact sensor

The Gocator 3109 3D Smart Snapshot Sensor is the latest addition to the Gocator 3100 Series.
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Right-angle hypoid gearmotors
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Bison Gear & Engineering: Right-angle hypoid gearmotors

PowerStar 712 Series right-angle hypoid gearmotors feature compact size and a 0.5 in. hollow shaft ID, plus advanced hypoid gearing technology.
Domino: Print-and-apply labeler
Machine Product Brief
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Domino: Print-and-apply labeler

The M230i is a modular system for case and pallet labeling.
Siemens totally integrated automation on display at PACK EXPO
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Siemens totally integrated automation on display at PACK EXPO

The engineering framework enables software development across controllers, drives, motors and more to save time in design and commissioning.
Lenze rolls out new line of frequency inverters
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Lenze rolls out new line of frequency inverters

The i500 series, for use with a range of machine applications, has a streamlined design, scalable functionality and an innovative interface.
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How manufacturers are using PackML to reduce engineering time

PackML standard helps define machine states, modes of operation, and machine-to-machine communication.

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