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Promises, Promises, What's In It for Me?

Emerging standards and improved data connectivity hold the promise of helping manufacturers tie their plant and business processes into one neat package.
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Delta Systems: Flow wrapper

The Delta Systems Hawk mid-range flow wrapper uses an integrated machine controller to run all motion, logic, and touchscreen functions, and utilizes fiber optic-controlled servos for a reliable machine control platform.
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Versatile conveyor

Shuttleworth introduces its Servo SmartFeed® Conveyor to increase automated productivity and versatility in wrapper lines. The high-speed wrapper infeed is designed to allow for better handling of products in the wrapping and cartoning processes by feeding the products into flow wrappers and cartoning machines faster and more accurately.
United Biscuits: Portioning of cookies
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United Biscuits: Portioning of cookies

Cookies are automatically portioned by a Sigpack Systems machine before being sent to the flow wrapper.
United Biscuits: Flow wrapping of cookies
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United Biscuits: Flow wrapping of cookies

United Biscuits' own-brand Ginger Snaps are flow wrapped in cold-seal film.
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials
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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials

Vials in card form are stacked and then pouched via a Sinlon S.L. Package Machine flow wrapper, represented in the U.S. by Marpak. After precise weighing on a Hi-Speed Checkweigher machine to confirm pouch counts, the pouches travel on a conveyor section to where they are manually inspected before cartoning.
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Pack Expo visits lead to purchases

Representatives from both a Heinz division and a well known California winery both found the servo-based equipment they needed at Pack Expo International 2002.
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Better machines through integrated controls

PLCs and motion controllers are no longer needed in Delta Systems’ flow wrappers since an integrated controls system has become the standard.
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OMAC to show Plug-and-Pack demo machine

Comprehensive, multi-vendor technology demonstrator scheduled for PACK EXPO 2004 completion
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Conveyors

Shuttleworth introduces a line of SmartFeed™ conveyors that interface with all wrappers. Six different designs meet the specific belt or lug feed requirements of these machines.

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