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New 250 cpm rotary shrink wrapper
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New 250 cpm rotary shrink wrapper

A new high speed rotary shrink wrapper from Extreme Packaging Machinery has a throughput of 250 packs per minute with smooth cross-seal operation. An integrated servo-driven control system from B&R Industrial Automation simplifies control software and hardware, allows bag size changes while staying in synch with the product, and assures strong seals at high speeds.
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Overwrappers offer sustainable packaging advantages
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Overwrappers offer sustainable packaging advantages

Package Machinery Company makes overwrapping machinery that is customized, flexible, cost effective and fast -- up to 150 cpm. Low energy and film consumption make these overwrappers a sustainable alternative to other wrapping methods. Their third generation of controls, from B&R Industrial Automation, uses servos to reduce moving parts by 65%, maximize uptime and provide the flexibility to run multiple SKUs with minimal changeover.
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Axon: Low-cost steam tunnel

The ThermoJet heat-shrink steam tunnel from Axon, powered by Pro Mach, is an innovative steam heat-shrink tunnel that provides the benefits of steam, but at a price similar to standard convective-heat tunnels.
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Roberts PolyPro: Eco-friendly HDPE plastic-handle applicator

 A new single-station multipack bottle handle applicator from Roberts PolyPro, powered by Pro Mach, has a rated throughput of 20 cases/min.
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EDL Packaging Engineers, Inc: Wrap bundling system reduces waste

EDL Packaging Engineer’s Double Tight Wrap bundling system with vision guided robotics is built to specific product requirements using integrated servo technology to provide flexible product handling.
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Standard-Knapp: Multipacker reduces material waste

Standard-Knapp’s continuous motion Tritium™ Multipacker, with the innovative RoboWrap™ system, featuring the Robo-Wand™ multi-axis programmable path wrapping section, provides versatility, ease of changeover, and finished product quality.
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A Jim Beam perspective

Robert Land, corporate packaging engineer at Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc., talks about trends in packaging.
Low-cost L-sealer
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Low-cost L-sealer

Texwrap showed the Spartan 2215 L sealer that competes with low-cost imports. Handles up to 30 packages/min.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Compact shrink wrapper

Using single film roll technology, the VS Series shrink wrappers from Douglas Machine offer a compact, economical shrink wrap solution designed to interface with existing tray packers, including the Douglas’ Invex® and Axiom® at speeds up to 40 trays/min.
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Pro Mach Inc: New heat-shrink steam tunnel available at convective tunnel prices

Flexibility defines this innovative product, and to accomplish this Axon unbundled typical steam tunnel features so that customers can choose to purchase only those features they most value.
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