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The Servo-controlled Rotary Pocket (SRP) bottle unscrambler features patented rotary pockets and provides speed, precision, and expandability.
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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.
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Baldor Electric Company: Motors for sanitary washdowns

Designed for humid and moist environments in the food and beverage industry, Baldor’s Super White Washdown Duty line of motors features an autophoretic autodeposition exterior surface preparation method that makes the white epoxy finish coat of these motors five times more resistant to corrosion and chipping than previous methods.
Gemini 4
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Robot controller

Bosch Packaging Technology launches Gemini 4, a Delta robot hardware platform and software controller.
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High performance palletizer

New Downstacker series palletizers from TopTier support from 11 to 30 high performance drives to maximize performance. The control technology, from B&R Industrial Automation, has reduced wiring, simplified startup and maintenance.
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SICK, Inc: Safety light curtain with innovative mounting

Featuring a sleek, low-profile design for quick and easy machine integration, the low-cost deTec4 Core safety light curtain from Sick provides hazardous point protection and single-sided access protection.
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Fogg Filler Co.: Enclosure wash-down systems

Fogg Filler’s Enclosure Wash-Down System and Capper and Change Parts Wash-Down System help improve sanitation in the filling environments, while saving production time.
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True success of 'robotics revolution' hinges on training and education

Packaging professionals should stay abreast of a robotics conversation that won’t be going away any time soon.
RSX robotic stacker
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High-speed robotic stacker

GN Thermoforming Equipment introduces a new high-speed robotic stacker for its contact-heat, in-mold cut thermoformers.
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Series 1600 Washdown Turntable
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Eaglestone Equipment: Washdown turntable

Eaglestone introduces the Series 1600 Washdown Turntable.
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Staubli Robotics Fast Picker
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Staubli Robotics Fast Picker

New robotic technology for food processing and packaging applications, competes with Delta robots. 200 per minute, full repeatability to .05 mm throughout range of motion.
A closeup of the robotic end effector and its vacuum pickup cups.
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Cartoning made simple

What used to take six operators now requires just one as Schiff Nutrition automates its cartoning operation. At 400 nutrition bars/min, the speed is pretty impressive, too.
RH-3SxHR robot
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Ceiling-mounted SCARA robot

High-value, high-performance RH-3SxHR boosts customer productivity.
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Robotics smoothes tote loading
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Robotics smoothes tote loading

Pack Flow Concepts showed a robotic system that takes individual packs from a tote or case and places them efficiently in a delivery tote.
Robot picks 180/min
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Robot picks 180/min

High-speed packaging robot from Fanuc that is especially suitable for food and beverage applications does up to 180 picks/min.
Robotic programming simplified
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Robotic programming simplified

Labview library for a Yaskawa robot was on display at the National Instruments’ Automate 2013 booth, and the demo included the use of a Sick Ranger laser 3D camera.
Dual-head robotic picking
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Dual-head robotic picking

The Motoman Robotics Div. of Yaskawa Americas featured a dual-head robotic picking system that handles up to 185 picks/min.
Robotic picking at 300/min
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Robotic picking at 300/min

Schneider’s Robotic cartoning and case-loading system uses a delta-style robot and a machine vision system to locate and pick items at speeds to 300/min.
Vibroscreen® Dewatering-Clarifying Screener
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Dewatering-clarifying screener

Kason introduced a new Vibroscreen® Dewatering-Clarifying Screener with anti-blinding spray-wash system for separating solid materials from liquids at high rates on a batch or continuous basis.
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