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NJM Packaging: Filling and stoppering machine
Machine Product Brief
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NJM Packaging: Filling and stoppering machine

Dara SX-300-Lyo fills and stoppers vials at speeds up to 7,200 vials/hr.
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B&R mapp technology.
Controls Product Brief
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B&R Industrial Automation: Application systems and software

Automation products simplify programming and improve performance and scalability.
Stainless steel push-quick fittings
Controls Product Brief
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Clippard: Stainless steel push-quick fittings

Constructed of high grade 316 stainless steel, durable fittings from Clippard provide a simple push-pull method of connecting pneumatic components to each other and system piping.
Technology and solutions for packaging machinery
Controls Product Brief
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Delta: Technology and solutions for packaging machinery

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth #8078! Delta Products Corp. will showcase a complete line of industrial automation, thermal management, and power quality solutions to maximize efficiency and productivity potential.
APPE’s VertoBagger 2.0
OEM Application Note
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Controls collaboration clicks

By leveraging a broad range of controls and automation components from a single supplier, APPE comes up with a continuous-motion bagger boasting ultrasonic sealing and high output.
Heavy-duty sensor
Controls Product Brief
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Siko: Heavy-duty sensor

Perfectly at home in the harshest and dirtiest conditions, the Siko MSK320 ZM magnetic sensor boasts a metallic housing of unrivaled durability; its main use is for rotary measuring tasks, e.g. measuring the drive shaft speed on all kinds of processing machines.
nce pouches are cut into individual units, a pick-and-place device puts each pouch on a pedestal checkweigher.
Controls Case Study
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Controls platform makes robotic pouch transfer sing

The newest pouching and cartoning lines at Medifast get a boost from a delta-style robot. But the real story is the sophisticated controls platform that ties everything together.
 Compact pneumatic cylinders
Controls Product Brief
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Bimba: Compact pneumatic cylinders

Bimba Manufacturing Co. and its subsidiary Mead Fluid Dynamics have announced the addition of compact pneumatic cylinders to its full line of MFD products.
Cyber security
Feature Article
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Plant floor cyber security—is it on your agenda?

What is the cyber landscape for Consumer Packaged Goods companies? How great is the risk of getting hacked? Maybe it’s time we took a closer look at cyber security.
Left to right: Don Neumeister and Joe Angel of PMMI Media Group, JLS CEO Craig Souser, and Chuck Yuska and Tom Egan of PMMI.
Supplier News
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JLS Automation commemorates 60th anniversary with special guests

The York, PA, robotics company welcomed a number of guests to its headquarters to celebrate the major milestone.
Control unit for variable speed drives
Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Control unit for variable speed drives

Siemens Industry, Inc. has announced the availability of the Sinamics CU250S-2 control unit for use with its Sinamics G120 variable speed drives; the unit provides vector control with encoder feedback.
EtherNet/IP™ safety software for Yaskawa Motoman’s DX200 robot controller platform
Controls Product Brief
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Yaskawa Motoman: EtherNet/IP safety software for robot controller

EtherNet/IP™ safety software for Yaskawa Motoman’s DX200 robot controller platform offers the significant benefits of workcell installation simplicity and ease of integration by reducing the amount of robot control wiring required.
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Hub-style servo gearboxes
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Hub-style servo gearboxes

SureGear precision servo gearboxes now include hub-style inline models; the PGD series features compact design and hub-style output, making them suitable for equipment that requires high-speed, high-precision indexing movement.
Economical linear slide
Controls Product Brief
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PHD: Economical linear slide

PHD Optimax drop-in replacement linear slide is designed for the OEM market; actuator is versatile and economical, and is designed for light duty applications in tight spaces.
Stick-pack production at Losan Pharma.
Machine Case Study
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Losan Pharma adds MES for solid dosage production

Contract manufacturer in Germany to interface Werum’s PAS-X MES. Once fully integrated, it will comprise a WMS and track and trace to address counterfeiting.
Groninger: Closing machine
Machine Product Brief
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Groninger: Closing machine

The lite-C is a high-precision closing machine for private-label R&D and contract manufacturing.
Variable speed drives
Controls Product Brief
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Emerson: Variable speed drives

Render Technology, an Italian specialist in the manufacture of end-of-line handling and palletizing machines for the packaging market, has switched its drives partner to Emerson, and as a result has seen productivity of its machines increase by 20%.
IMA: Tablet press
Machine Product Brief
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IMA: Tablet press

Prexima ensures complete separation between processing and mechanical areas.

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