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NJM: Compact bottle unscrambler

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2130 and Pharma Expo Booth #W-503! Designed for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturers, food processors and contract packers, NJM Packaging’s UNISORT 32 compact bottle unscrambler orients and feeds plastic bottles that are round, rectangular, or square, and delivers throughput of up to 160 bottles/min, based on 100 cc bottles.
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Standard-Knapp: Bottle-handling tool

Ideal for craft breweries, small wineries and distilleries.
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PACK UNLOADING. On the 100-pack/min line, finished blister packs are removed from the blister-sealing machine via a ceiling-mounted robot and are placed in front of sensors for inspection.
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L'Oréal embraces automation for new blister-sealing lines

Multiple robots help pick-and-place blister packs of L’Oréal’s Baby Lips line of lip balms on two lines running 50 and 100 packs/min.
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First foray into robotics yields big benefits for deli meat producer

Deli meat and cheese producer Dietz & Watson installs its first robotic case packer for vacuum-packed deli meat to keep pace with a new 144-pack/min hf/f/s machine.
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Adoption of robots picks up speed

As sales of robotics in North America grow at record speeds, these four CPG companies reap the labor, cost, productivity, and quality benefits of implementing robots in their operations.
SMALL FOOTPRINT. The compact oxygen scavenger packet insertion system fits easily into Augason’s existing packaging space without the need for any major packaging line reconfigurations
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Automated oxygen absorber insertion

New system nearly doubles packaging line output rates versus previously used manual operations.
MULTIFUNCTION EOAT. The robot not only picks and places lay-flat flexible pouches into the stainless-steel trays, but it also transfers empty trays onto the stack for filling.
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From zero to 10 robots in 2.5 years

Olive producer adds robot to transfer pouched product to trays for delivery to retort system. Success leads to further investments in robotics.
The Model R700 ADABOT-LV, used at Great Lakes Cheese to case-pack pouched product, is designed for retail-ready applications as well as conventional lay-flat and horizontal formats.
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Robots meet special needs of sliced cheese

Ohio’s Great Lakes Cheese adds pick-and-place robots for its shingled cheese packs and for pouched cheese placed in retail-ready cases.
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Gummi 'burgers' assembled, packaged at 540/min

German candy maker Trolli GmbH installs fully automated packaging line equipped with multiple robots for its mini gummi-burger line.
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Azco: Compact slip sheet inserter

Able to accommodate any material - corrugated, kraft, plastic, or anti-slip paper – without any changeover, Azco Corp.’s automatic sheeter for slip sheets is said to help reduce cost by 20% compared to using pre-cut sheets.

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