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Desiccant pouch placement made incredibly simple
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Desiccant pouch placement made incredibly simple

Dispensing desiccant, oxygen absorbers or other pouches has never been so easy and productive for line operators. With one touch of a color display screen, the AZCO VIP-100 threads and cuts material, adjusts discharge height and your packaging line is off to the races.
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Do it yourself, reduce cost for padded trays
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Do it yourself, reduce cost for padded trays

Azco Corp. asks: Why spend more to insert pads into trays, such as these absorbent food-grade pads, when you can do it yourself for less? The unit cuts roll-fed padding to length and dispenses them to trays traveling down a conveyor. This video uses a side-mounted unit to give you a better view; overhead installation is typical.
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Theegarten-Pactec: Pick & place technology

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #S-1085! Theegarten-Pactec’s pick & place technology for packaging delicate, small-sized confectionery items achieves speeds of up to 1,000 products/min.
Tasty video: robotic loader on the snack food line
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Tasty video: robotic loader on the snack food line

To get a better view of robotic loading done right, watch the fast-but-gentle Propack LJ-Series place snack bars, snack cakes and bagged products into top-load cartons. Propack also manufactures bar distribution and processing systems as well as complete turnkey packaging systems for snack bar and snack cake production.
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QComp Technologies, Inc: Robotic lid applicator

Delivering speeds up to 240 lids/min., QComp’s robotic lid applicator product line has been expanded to include a high-capacity robotic lid dispenser that uses a unique feed system to maximize production and reduce loading time.
For bottle reducers, the EOAT requires a guidepost in addition to the vacuum to ensure they do not fall off the robot head before being seated in the bottle neck.
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Liquid pharma line requires fast, flexible pick-and-place

Flexibility and fast changeover were top-of-the-list requirements for a robotic pick-and-place unit for a liquid packaging line at Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC, located in Lincolnton, NC.
With the use of smart vision software, the four robots at Ozersky Souvenir accurately and gently pick irregularly shaped chocolates and place them on a separate conveyor at a rate of 360/min.
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Robot handles chocolates at 360 pieces/min

The Ozersky Souvenir confectionery plant is one of the largest manufacturers of confectionery products in Russia.
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Omega Design Corp.: Variable speed feeders for desiccant and oxygen absorbers

Servo-operated canister and pouch feeders for can execute multiple drops per container and handle varying container sizes.
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Festo Corporation: Gantry package-handling systems

Festo’s new high-speed T-gantry and H-gantry packaging handling systems provide packing cycle times of 670 milliseconds and are said to be 30% faster than conventional handling systems.
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KEBA Corp.: Multi-robot pick & place system

New technology from KEBA makes it possible to achieve a more productive and flexible pick & place system, with lower maintenance and energy costs, thanks to KEBA’s new “Look Ahead Path Planning” feature for multiple robots operating in a shared workspace, which has been added to its established KeMotion Packaging system.

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