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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.
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Controls Product Brief

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.
Feature Article

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

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.

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

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.

Horizontal zipper packaging protects left-over tortillas

Honeytop Specialty Foods, Whitby, UK, has introduced resealable film packaging for its tortilla wraps, sold under the brand name of a leading UK retailer.
Machine Product Brief

MOCON, Inc: Mocon's CAL-SMART® calibration system helps in-line gas stream analyser deliver accurate results

Accuracy, repeatability and durability are the key attributes of MOCON, Inc.’s oxygen GSA™ (gas stream analyzer) Model 102.
Machine Product Brief

MOCON, Inc: Calibration system for equipment with continuous gas flushing

System applies to food and pharmaceutical applications where carbon dioxide or nitrogen is flushed into the package to displace oxygen to extend shelf life.
HIGH-SPEED. Each flow wrapper delivers 1,000 pieces/min. (above).
Machine Case Study

Candy maker cranks up packaging speeds

 Piedmont Candy installs seven flow wrappers to accommodate growing product demand.


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