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BOTTLE CLEANING. To clean plastic bottles, each blowing nozzle from Bosch ionizes the blowing air, which neutralizes the electro
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Novartis benefits from flexible pharmaceutical filling line

Filling and packaging line in Cairo, Egypt accommodates different products and packaging formats.
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(l. to r.) Ann O'Hara, President, Amcor Rigid Plastics; Luc Desoutter, Sustainability Officer, Sidel; and Tod Eberle, VP, Amcor.
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One-step bottle forming & filling ‘on the precipice of commercialization’

Presenters from Amcor and Sidel advise attendees at The Packaging Conference on their one-step form-fill LiquiForm technology, said to be a step-change in efficiency and flexibility.
REDESIGNED OVENS. The new 16-station blow-molding machine uses fewer oven modules and fewer lamps per module to decrease oven po
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Blow molder cuts energy use 45%

A new blow molder with an energy-saving oven configuration enables German beverage company to decrease energy use while boosting productivity, efficiency, and quality.
CPC 10 case packer and palletizer
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Uhlmann Packaging Systems: Case packer and palletizer

An end-of-line case packer and palletizer handles 265 bottles/min or 300 cartons/min.
SIX PRE-DOSERS. The customized modular linear filler features a portioning system that begins with six pre-dosers that fill cont
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Seasonings filled accurately and fast

Germany’s Maggi replaces outdated jar transport and filling system for its instant dry seasoning products to eliminate glass breakage, and improve dosing accuracy and speed.
Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action
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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action

Learn how Big Heart Pet Brands implemented new packaging technologies and fetched PMMI’s prestigious award.
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Reversible Drum Vacs Are Now CE Compliant

EXAIR's Reversible Drum Vac and High Lift Reversible Drum Vac are ideal for the recovery of fluids like: coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, waste water, and liquid spills. After undergoing rigorous testing by an independent laboratory, EXAIR’s Reversible Drum Vacs™ have been proven to meet the stringent requirements of the European Union in order to be marked as CE compliant.
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ABB: Dual arm robot

YuMi is a human-friendly dual arm robot designed for a new era of automation, for example in small parts assembly, where people and robots work hand-in-hand on the same tasks. YuMi is short for ‘you and me,’ working together.
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Sanitary filling and sealing system offers chainless benefits
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Sanitary filling and sealing system offers chainless benefits

See a new filling and sealing machine tackle filling and sealing cups of dairy product, and learn how eliminating the chain solves traditional problems of chain stretch and misalignments and bumps-up maintenance productivity, too.
Award-winning paperboard carton is creased and cut by a digital system.
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World’s first Euclid II installed

Italian carton converter Pringraf is in the process of installing in Campochiaro, Italy, the world's first Euclid II, a digital creasing and laser cutting machine.
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Yaskawa Motoman: Expanded delta-style robot line

The MPP3H is Yaskawa Motoman’s new delta-style robot for packaging, cartoning and kitting applications.
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Affordable, collaborative robotics? Meet Baxter
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Affordable, collaborative robotics? Meet Baxter

Paired with a Rollbag R1275 semi-automatic bagger from PAC, Rethink Robotics' Baxter robot brings the price of robotic packaging to under $50,000.
Bagger aims at new frontier
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Bagger aims at new frontier

Kliklok-Woodman introduces its new Frontier bagger. Designed as a simple drawbar machine, it's capable of speeds of 70-75 bags per minute, and is aimed at global markets where the packaging skill pool may make complex systems less practical.
Robotic top load case packer
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Robotic top load case packer

The RTLM (Robotic Top Loader) from Pearson Packaging Systems features a User Centric Design (UCD) that makes changeover, setup, and troubleshooting much easier and faster.
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Nercon: Conveyor changeover component

Nercon’s patent-pending Rapid-Rail™ is engineered to simplify changeovers on the packaging line, and offers a single point, easy-to-use hand adjustment of guide rails to accommodate multiple package sizes on the same piece of equipment.
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ABB: Small robots with compact footprint

ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 1200, an entirely new family of small robots that features a compact footprint and a large work envelope, providing flexibility, ease of use and short cycle times to a wide range of material handling, machine tending and small parts assembly applications
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Eco services help bottler reduce blow-molding energy costs

Implementation of consumption monitoring and process control tools help The Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company to significantly reduce blowing pressure and electricity use.
VIAL PACKAGING. Allergy Labs installed a new vial filling and closing machine with peristaltic pump filling technology for water-based, easily soluble products such as injectable, sterile drugs.
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Peristaltic pump put to the test at Allergy Labs

Allergenic extract manufacturer opts for filling and closing equipment with peristaltic pump technology for greater product safety and fill accuracy, and lower machine maintenance.

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