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Within this chamber, two side-by-side cartons are labeled at each of their ends simultaneously to create a unit pack
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Robotics deliver Rx for manual cartoning (sidebar)

Labeling unitizes two cartons at Baxter Healthcare
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Filled bags of pre-mix antibiotics (such as the one at left) convey to a manual inspection station (above) where production asso
Feature Article

Robotics deliver Rx for manual cartoning

Automated set up, packing and labeling of cartons containing antibiotic I.V. bags saves Baxter Healthcare nearly $2 million/year in labor and material costs.
Materials Product Brief

Wash-down coder

The US-4500 coder from Bell-Mark Sales (Pine Brook, NJ) is suited for applications with damp or hostile environments, such as in the dairy and meat industries.
Materials Product Brief

Bag-in-box system

Triangle Packaging Machinery's (Chicago, IL) complete bag-in-box food packaging system will be introduced. It consists of a new vf/f/s bag machine, the Acceleron "Advantage" Model B2, and a new horizontal cartoner, Model HCM-A900.
This part of the monobloc (above) shows bottles indexing first to the filling heads, then to the plugging stations. Tracks feedi
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Monobloc boosts Akorn's capabilities

Sterile filling of opthalmic solutions becomes automated with PLC-controlled filler/plugger/capper that quadruples speed. Special part-feeding systems enhance clean-room packaging.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

R.A. Jones & Co., Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) and Food Machinery Sales, Inc. will create and sell integrated product handling and collating, wrapping and cartoning equipment.
Materials Product Brief

Horizontal cartoner

The continuous-motion A Thiele PSC+ horizontal cartoner from Thiele Eng. (Minneapolis, MN) features a toolless changeover and runs four different sized tubes and cartons.
Materials Product Brief

Horizontal cartoner

The Pioneer Model 50 semi-automatic horizontal cartoner from Superior Packaging Equipment (Carlstadt, NJ) is designed for light production requirements.
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Feature Article

'Flexibility' sought in machinery at Pack Expo 96

Versatile machines that will allow manufacturers multiple packaging options was one of the frequent answers in Packaging World's second exclusive survey of Pack Expo registrants. Large buying teams and longer visits are also planned this year.
Controls Product Brief

Intermittent cartoner

Roberts Systems (Charlotte, NC) has introduced an on-demand, multi-axis servo-controlled intermittent cartoner called Servostar(TM). This multipack cartoner erects, loads, closes and seals cartons at speeds to 65/min, with 12" between cartons.


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