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New checkweigher enhances co-pack QC

 Request Foods adds world's first model to its tray-packing operations.
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High-speed parts bagging with 100% QC
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High-speed parts bagging with 100% QC

Model T-1000 from Advanced Poly-Packaging offers parts bagging to 100 cycles/min. Shown with UC-2400 Vibratory Parts Counter that handles parts up to 4-in. dia; thermal-transfer print handles product data plus logos and bar codes; and Model US-4000 Rotary Checkweigh Scale for 100% QC inspection.
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Barilla's checkweigher checklist

The combination of Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed checkweighing and Safeline metal detection has been part of Barilla’s success story since its first U.S. plant opened in 1996 in Ames, IA.
Perfecting pasta packaging
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Perfecting pasta packaging

A line at Barilla's greenfield plant in Avon, NY, features a cartoner and two case packers. 
Costco snack pack operations
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Costco snack pack operations

Costco’s in-house production for tubed snacks relies on three f/f/s units and four pick-and-place robots to produce a 24-count variety pack.
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Mettler Toledo, Inc: Weigher

With its minimum sample size and simple sample transfer procedure directly to a large tare container, the XP56 Microbalance, from Mettler Toledo, considerably reduces the use of expensive control substances.
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Bulk bag filling system

The Material Master PowerFill explosion-proof bulk bag filling system, from Material Transfer, is designed for Class I, Division II, explosion-proof service.
High-capacity line supports sweetener launch
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High-capacity line supports sweetener launch

A breakthrough all-natural, zero-calorie sweetener from Cargill, Truvia is packed in a unique, hooded carton on a custom line that produces nearly 300 million sachets/year.
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NJM Packaging : Tablet counter

NJM/CLI’s Cremer CF-425 Tablet Counter features a modular design with up to 10 counting heads, handles a wide range of tablets, caplets, hard caps and softgels, and a wide variety of bottle shapes and sizes with fast and easy changeovers.

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