Flow wrapping

Servo look. Servo technology, much of it represented in this control cabinet, simplifies machine building and installation.
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Servo technology--the source of Merlin's magic

A four-axis wrapping machine becomes easier to build, install, and troubleshoot now that mechanical components have been replaced by servo-based alternatives.
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Machine Product Brief
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Flow wrapper infeed systems

Designed for packaging bakery and confectionery items as well as products in plastic, cardboard trays, and some non-food products such as pharmaceutical goods, Pack Feeder 4 infeed systems from Bosch Packaging Technology offer a cost-effective, high-performance solution that ensures efficient performance and minimizes downtime.
Programming standards are the future
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Programming standards are the future

Resting firmly on the programming language standard PLCopen and the ‘packaging machine language’ known as PackML, this system represents the future of packaging.
Ilapak revolutionizes pizza packaging
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Ilapak revolutionizes pizza packaging

Imagine a fresh – not frozen – pizza that will last months in your refrigerator. That's the aim of vacuumizing technology implemented in Ilapak's innovative new MAP flow packaging systems. And the B&R-enabled control system is PackML compliant, too.
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Servo controls make cartoner special
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Servo controls make cartoner special

A high-speed cartoner introduced by FMS, part of the Ilapak Group, uses servos to drive multiple axes of motion on a high-speed cartoner.
Controls Product Brief
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Campbell Wrapper Corporation: Horizontal flow wrapper

Campbell Wrapper Corporation’s full servo driven On-Edge Revolution Horizontal Flow Wrapper features a sanitary modular design with a cantilevered tube forming section that allows debris to fall away from internal drive components while providing an attractive wrap for a variety of products including cookies, crackers, frozen hash browns and frozen meat patties at speeds ranging from 50 - 150 packages/min.
DELICATE TOUCH. Two robots replace eight operators placing sausages into thermoforms with a gentle touch.
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Robotics rallies in 2010; packagers automate for profit

After the past couple years’ serious sales slump, the industrial robotics industry is beginning to rebound, with food and consumer goods applications showing strong gains. Recent packaging installations testify to the value of automation.
Machine Product Brief
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Campbell Wrapper Corporation: Flow wrapper

Designed to package difficult-to-handle products, the Inverted Pioneer wrapper from Campbell Wrapper loads product directly onto a moving web of film, thus eliminating any transfer points.
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General Mills kicks off Packaging Automation Forum

A tag team presentation from two General Mills engineering managers was among the highlights at the May 4 Packaging Automation Forum in Chicago.
Machine Product Brief
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Horizontal flow wrapper

The Pack 301 horizontal flow wrapper for special product handling from Bosch Packaging Technology is designed for difficult to wrap applications such as irregularly shaped products, unstable product stacks, products on edge and multipacks.

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