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LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: Continuous-motion thermoforming line
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LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: Continuous-motion thermoforming line

At the Marchesini stand at Achema 2012, Andy Long, director, demonstrates the MB460 continuous-motion thermoforming line that produces up to 720 blisters/min and allows for quick changeovers.
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LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: Robotic technology
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LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: Robotic technology

New robot technology for liquid handling is explained by Jürgen Schäfer, managing director, Optima Pharma during Achema 2012. The equal filling level is maintained at all times and any robot movement, and is especially appropriate for small filling volumes requiring freeze drying as the robot employs mathematical controls that limit liquid surface fluctuations.
Machine Product Brief
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Vertical carousel and cart system

New multi-use units can be dedicated to a work station or area or rotated for replenishment, kitting, consolidation, buffer or pick and pass applications.
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Machine Product Brief
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QComp Technologies, Inc: Robotic lid applicator

High-speed lid applicator for pick and glue.
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Machine Product Brief
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Schober USA, Inc: High-speed robotic stacking and counting technology

Schober introduces high-speed robotic stacking and counting technology for in-mold labels.
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Catalent aisle changing crane
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Catalent’s three aisle-changing cranes drive efficiency

Automated storage and retrieval design helps Catalent Pharma Solutions handle up to 630 pallet moves per day in and out of 19,000 pallet locations at its Philadelphia facility.
Continuous-motion, soft-placement case packer
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Continuous-motion, soft-placement case packer

See the Standard-Knapp 989 PakMore continuous motion 75 case per minute case packer in action.
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Reducing glass breakage with Soft-Catch technology
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Reducing glass breakage with Soft-Catch technology

This video displays Standard-Knapp's Soft-Catch Technology by drop packinging pasta sauce jars into trays. Gentle product handling at it's finest.
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Yamato case packer
Machine Case Study
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Odom’s takes pride in packaging prowess

A dedicated workforce, along with weigh scale, vf/f/s, case packaging, and cartoning equipment help produce over a 1 million breakfast sandwiches a day.
Roche Bosch
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Roche finds flexibility in secondary packaging of pharmaceuticals

Company’s Diagnostics Division employs a top loader that provides flexibility and a small footprint for secondary packing of CoaguChek diagnostic strips used to test blood clotting time.
Bagger offers quick changeover for multiple styles
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Bagger offers quick changeover for multiple styles

At Pack Expo Las Vegas, Triangle Package Machinery Co. exhibited its A612 model computer scale and XYT vf/f/s bagger, with an integrated transverse zipper applicator. Triangle’s focus on centerlining allows for easy changeover of a range of bag styles, including pillow, flat-bottom, quad-seal, and gusseted.
Powerful mix: synchronized robots, safety and vision
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Powerful mix: synchronized robots, safety and vision

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Automatic film splicer
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Automatic film splicer

Automatic film splicer from Butler Automatic is suitable for a variety of applications where flexible film is being fed into packaging machinery.
Rotary arm stretch wrapper
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Rotary arm stretch wrapper

Electrowrap rotary arm stretch wrapper from Arpac is fully automatic and uses no pneumatics.
Multihead combination weigher: more productive, hygienic, durable
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Multihead combination weigher: more productive, hygienic, durable

Yamato’s new Dataweigh Omega multihead combination weigher offers improved productivity, easier operation, and greater strength and durability through a new weigh bucket shape, and IP67-compliant sanitation features.
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Aerotech, Inc: Miniature linear positioning stages


The compact MPS50SL miniature linear positioning stage from Aerotech is designed for the confines of the laboratory while retaining the high reliability required in production environments.
McCrone_glass_delamination
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Helpful hints in analyzing for glass delamination

A stereomicroscope equipped with oblique and coaxial lighting helps examine filled vials for glass delamination in pharmaceutical applications.
Danny Cash operates a retail store featuring his company's in-house processed and packaged products. A new service allows custom
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In-house label printing for hot sauce

Sales are on fire for Colorado hot-sauce company that uses fresh, premium product ingredients and high-quality package labels printed in-house to entice customers.

 

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