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Pasta sauce bottles enter a labeler at left, then exit labeled at right. Filled, capped, and labeled bottles accumulate on a high-speed bottling line at LiDestri’s Rochester, NY, facility.
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Contract manufacturer accelerates its packaging operations

New facilities and equipment investments drive LiDestri Foods’ operations in Rochester, NY, and Fresno, CA.
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Machine Product Brief
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Uhlmann: Modular integrated bottle packaging center (IBC)

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #4503! With no micro-stops, no ramp-up time, and the ability to quickly complete changeovers, Uhlmann’s modular Integrated Bottle Packaging Center, the IBC-120 for all solid dose products, reliably packages diverse small- to medium-sized batches at a rate of up to 150 bottles, or 24,000 tablets or capsules, per minute.
Machine Product Brief
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Arpac: Tray shrink wrapper

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #C-1535! The continuous motion 45TW Tray Shrink Wrapper from Arpac is a rugged and cost effective wrapper, capable of wrapping up to 45 trays/min., depending upon product size.
The Servo-controlled Rotary Pocket (SRP) bottle unscrambler features patented rotary pockets and provides speed, precision, and expandability.
Machine Case Study
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Teva maximizes efficiency in minimal space

Unscrambling equipment provider tailors machinery for flexibility, efficiency, and to meet future track-and-trace requirements.
Machine Product Brief
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Campbell Wrapper Corporation: Horizontal flow wrapper for food

Designed for bakery, confectionary, dairy, frozen foods, sandwiches, and more, Campbell’s sanitary, wash-down Revolution Wrapper is a horizontal flow wrapper capable of handling polypropylene, cellophane, poly-coated paper, laminates, high-density polyethylene, polyethylene, and shrink or PVC film, and achieves speeds from 100 to 600 packages/min.
Machine Product Brief
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Norden : Tube filler

Norden’s next generation Nordenmatic tube filler, the NM 702, produces 80 tubes/min., and offers Hot-Air sealing, Design-A-Seal, Scoop Seal, multi-color filling, and its latest innovation “concentric filling.”
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Machine Case Study
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Aenova partners with packaging supplier to address global pharmaceutical market changes

Restructured international pharmaceutical markets demand new manufacturing strategies. To ensure efficient packaging processes, Aenova and Romaco take a fresh approach.
Machine Product Brief
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Standard-Knapp: Affordable case packer packs 30 CPM

Standard-Knapp’s 939EZ Versatron Case Packer—a smaller version of the company’s Versatron—provides fast and reliable case packing technology in an affordable package.
Machine Product Brief
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Cermex Inc: Top-loading case packer for personal care industry

With a speed of 40 CPM, the new FlexiCase multi-function, top-loading case packer (forming/loading/sealing) from Cermex is an efficient solution for the packing of personal and home care plastic bottles of all sizes, shapes, and strengths.
Machine Product Brief
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Ossid Corporation: Meat, produce stretch wrappers

The servo-controlled 500Si stretch wrapper from Ossid, a division of Pro Mach, suitable for high-speed meat and produce tray wrapping applications, is rated at up to 120 trays/min.
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Aagard Group, LLC: Robotic infeed module for all-in-one cartoning solution

As part of a continuous motion cartoning system, Aagard’s robotic infeed module handles a variety of components that are difficult to feed in other ways, including meal kits that require placing two or more different packages into a single carton.
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Romaco, Inc: Automatic tube filler

Designed for the primary packaging of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics along with selected process technologies, the Romaco Unipac U 2060 automatic tube filler has an enclosed design that meets ergonomic requirements, and fills up to 60 tubes/min.
Machine Product Brief
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IPak Machinery, a division of Pro Mach: Tray former

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #N-4006! The new S Series model TF-200 servo-based tray former from IPak, powered by Pro Mach, is designed for use with triangulated retail-ready trays.
Machine Product Brief
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Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Side-load case packer for medical and pharma manufacturers

Loading up to 25 cases/min., Brenton’s new BrentonPro Mach-2P servo indexing case packer is medical- and pharmaceutical-compliant, uses less floor space, and reduces carbon footprints.
Machine Product Brief
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Douglas Machine Inc: High-speed carton bundling for OTC and personal care products

With incoming carton speeds up to 400/min. and bundling speeds up to 100/min., Douglas Machine’s high-speed carton stacking and shrink bundling system combines the company’s Velocity Stacker for cartons and Contour M-50 shrink bundler to produce bundle counts that are conveniently sized to match shelf re-stocking quantities.
Machine Product Brief
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Matrix Packaging Machinery: Product concentrator improves throughput

Form-fill-seal bagging operations running at 60 narrow bags/min. (3.5 in. across or less) can expect speeds between 100 to 120 units/min. on Matrix machines featuring the patented SmartGate product concentrator.
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Econocorp Inc: Cartoner produces 60 cpm

Based on the Spartan cartoner, Econocorp’s Spartan Plus cartoner is capable of up to 60 cartons/min. using a rotary servo-driven magazine.
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Cobalt Packaging Machinery, L.L.C.: Semi-automatic case erector

With Cobalt Packaging’s 100 Series tape in place case erector system, one operator can form 15 cases/min.

 

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