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Records were broken at ICE USA.
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2nd biennial ICE USA sets records

A total of 2,820 converting professionals from 45 states and 44 countries filled the aisles at ICE USA 2013 in Orlando, Florida, April 9-11, to see the latest equipment and technologies on display from 345 exhibiting companies.
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Energy efficient all-electric blow molding machines

Uniloy Milacron’s UMS 200 EZ D double station machine produces containers up to 4-liter capacity, with view stripes, at a rate of 620 bottles per hour and a cycle time of approximately 22 seconds.
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In the Stanpac ink room.
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On-site ink prep brings savings to package printer

Stanpac relies on an in-plant liquid ink dispenser and special software to ensure precise flexo color formulations.
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Staples deploys on-demand, custom case making

Staples rolls out on-demand case-making system that produces a custom case size for every order. At its Oak Creek, WI, facility, two machines convert 151 box sizes at 300/hr.
Sovereign Decorator
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Can decorating machine

Machine brings heightened decorating quality, speed and flexibility to canmaking lines.
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New digital color label press at Reynders
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Digital color label press is a first

When it comes to quality and perfection, Reynders Label Printing has shown since its founding in 1959 that it knows just how to deliver.
A 500-mL PET bottle weighing just 8.9 g
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A 500-mL PET bottle weighing just 8.9 g

At the Aoki booth a single-stage ISBM machine was running a 500-mL PET bottle weighing just 8.9 g, and the cycle time was just 8.75 seconds.
Roll and blow tech for plastic bottles
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Roll and blow tech for plastic bottles

Printpack produces plastic rollstock that can be fed through a unique Agami system that rolls and blows bottles up to 500 mL. Non-barrier for dairy, or barrier for hot fill or aseptic filling.
At the heart of the integrated prime/print/finish line is the HP Indigo WS6000 digital press.
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Digital printing with a whole new level of in-line integration

By yoking together the priming, printing, and finishing stations of its digital printing operation in one integrated line, ILS gains significant manufacturing efficiencies.
VERY VARIABLE. The high-quality, multi-color adhesive labels are produced to serve diverse markets such as food, beverage, and personal care products in flexible printing/coding formats. The label job data software runs on individual Windows-based PCs, and label data scanners review for accuracy.
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Improving multiple label production control

Job tracking software saves 20 hours per week in labor and $15,000 per year in operating costs.

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