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Cross-feed conveyors receive product from a distribution conveyor for direct delivery to the combination scales. Shown here is t
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Fire gives snack baker a clean slate

Fire claimed Pretzels, Inc.'s Indiana headquarters plant on Christmas Eve '97. By the following August, a new plant with a streamlined packaging room had risen from the ashes.
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Cermex Inc: Dual-purpose robot

The PR5 robot from Cermex (Bradenton, FL) permits simultaneous palletization on two different lines of shipping cases or film-wrapped packs. The robot also supplies the empty pallet in position.
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Kisters Kayat, Inc: Layer multipacker

Kisters (Erlanger, KY) will present its layer pattern packing system called PackRouter. Capable of arranging multipacks in layers, the system is said to eliminate the need for additional transit packing.
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Robotic palletizer

Soco System (Waukesha, WI) presents a new generation of high-performance IPC robotic palletizers, equipped with modern IPC control. Four-color touchscreen permits easy operation and simple in-plant programming.
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Elettric 80 Inc: Robotic palletizer

Freeway is an integrated robotic palletizer and laser-guided vehicle made by Elettric 80 (Rolling Meadows, IL). It saves on floor space and reduces maintenance needs, says the maker.
This load (left) in 3Com?s Santa Clara, CA, warehouse, symbolizes everything that 3Com wants to change: the load is too tall and
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3Com 'networks' packaging knowledge

Maker of computer networking gear forms a Global Packaging Initiatives Team to create global packaging standards. This "best practices" blueprint aims to cut costs and unify 3Com's packaging worldwide.
An equipment ?center? (above) at Anheuser-Busch?s Houston, TX, brewery is equipped with six labelers. This center is positioned
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Anheuser-Busch operators monitor 'mirrored' lines

Packaging equipment operators on Houston's two new bottling lines evolve from 'machine watchers' to 'process monitors.'
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Palletizing robot

Soco System's (Waukesha, WI) Pallet Robot has a manifold design that eliminates fragile tubes and fittings. The plate on which the head's vacuum pads are mounted is made as a "sandwich" construction where air is in the plate.
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Lantech Inc: Palletizer/stretch wrapper

Lantech's (Louisville, KY) Q-Pal integrates palletizing and stretchwrapping operations into one machine with a footprint as small as 297 sq'.
The package for Oral-B Laboratories? new CrossAction toothbrush (above) is as interesting as the product inside. It?s probably t
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Technology 'inches' forward at Oral-B

Oral-B concludes three-year project to develop new brush and creative preprinted package structure. Inks, thermoforming, materials handling, package closing systems all gain in new developments.

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