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Windmöller & Hölscher: Integrated f/f/s bagging machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #N4745! The TOPAS SL FFS from Windmöller & Hölscher, which combines a form/fill/sealer, palletizer, and stretch hooder, runs at speeds of up to 2,600 bags/hr.
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Denso: 2-D barcode scanner reads mobile-phone screens

Denso ADC announces the latest version of its QK Series of presentation barcode scanners.
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3M: Case sealers

See them at PACK EXPO Booth #4921! 3M’s new line of 3M-Matic Case Sealers, Random Case Sealer 7000r Pro, Adjustable Case Sealer 7000a Pro, and Adjustable Case Sealer 8000a Pro (pictured) are each designed with 2-in and 3-in interchangeable tape heads, and rugged dual extruded columns.
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Stainless steel bulk bag discharger

Material Master™ bulk bag discharging system from Material Transfer is designed for discharging whole grain organic flour.
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Mettler Toledo: Checkweighers

See them at PACK EXPO, Booth #S1706 and Pharma Expo, Booth #W776! Mettler Toledo Hi-Speed’s new C3000 series checkweighers deliver a throughput and accuracy increase of 33% for less waste in a flexible, space-saving design.
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Texwrap: Vertical shrink wrapping system

Texwrap's new 914BVS continuous motion vertical wrapping system now wraps upright-standing bottles, cans, and jars – directly from a filler – at speeds up to 70 packs/min, making a very secure and attractive package for store display.
OPENING IT. To open the innovative PET container, consumers tear the perforated shrink label strip, twist off the closure, and peel open the foil/film membrane; the closure can also be used as a coaster.
Machine Case Study
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Single-serve PET stemware for wines

Induction sealing and the addition of an oxygen scavenger help ensure success of this innovative container approach in retail and foodservice venues.
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Orion Packaging: Chain conveyor pallet wrap system

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #5431! Orion Packaging Systems’ Lo Pro Chain Conveyor Pallet Wrap System wraps the new half-size pallets that are now being used in the beverage delivery industry.
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Triangle: Vf/f/s bagger with enhanced sanitation features

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2014! Designed to meet rigorous hygiene standards for applications such as infant formula, pharmaceutical powders, whey, and other dairy powders, Triangle Package Machinery’s Model XYS08 with Spee-Dee Sanitary Auger is a high-speed compact vf/f/s bagging machine that is also suitable for packaging nuts, rice, powders, small fresh-cut produce, and confectionery products.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
Column/Opinion
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The case for and against RFID in pharma

Reaching necessary read accuracies remains a challenge in pharmaceuticals, but RFID could still prove useful.
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Luceo: Food packaging inspection machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth # S4368! Luceo Inspection’s hygienic, ergonomic ThermoSecure L is a food packaging inspection machine that detects and rejects all packaging with poor quality sealing, and with labeling or marking errors.
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Epson: Label printer

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #8375, and PHARMA EXPO Booth #427! Epson’s durable ColorWorks C7500 Label Printer provides high efficiency and productivity, and up to 50% in total labeling cost savings for higher volume repacking, industrial, and manufacturing applications.
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Schneider Packaging Equipment: Robotic palletizer

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #2520! Schneider Packaging’s small footprint Robotic Palletizer featuring Fanuc’s new M-20ia/35 is a light-payload handling robot with a cable-integrated arm able to pack pallets up to 70 in.
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Harpak-Ulma: Tray sealing machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-3752! Darfresh on Tray, a joint technology development with Sealed Air, is a revolutionary new skin packaging technology involving the Mondini Trave tray sealer that generates zero scrap loss and eliminates the need for scrap wind-ups; Darfresh on Tray is enabled by the innovative and patented Mondini “Platform Technology,” which allows a single tray sealing machine to produce a variety of packaging formats with minimal change-over time.
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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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Emerson: Dry conveying for food packaging

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #6132! The new System Plast NG Evo conveyor chain from Emerson's Power Transmission Solutions business features a proprietary, low-friction FDA-approved thermoplastic resin for dry conveying in food packaging applications, and provides a higher breaking load, greater elasticity, lower coefficient of friction, and much greater abrasion resistance than its predecessor.
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Microscan: Machine vision smart camera

Microscan announces the availability of the Vision MINI Xi industrial compact smart camera with embedded Ethernet.
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Ideal-Pak: Automatic liquid filling machine

Part of its Premier Line of automatic fillers, the Ideal-Pak Model AE2-CNM automatic liquid filling machine delivers electronic net weigh filling for half-pint to one-gallon containers.

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