Machinery

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Intelligrated: High-efficiency transfer for conveyor

Intelligrated's RT3 transfer for motor driven roller (MDR) conveyors features drive rollers with integral 24-volt DC motors for individually powered zones and multiple transfer belts with adjustable band spacing to enable a 90-degree change in direction of cases, polybags, and totes.
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NICE DISPLAY. One of the significant advantages of VSP is that packages can be displayed vertically, and Perfect Fit has taken f
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From MAP to VSP/HPP—and linerless labels along the way

This Houston startup now has a line of fresh, refrigerated ready meals that look good, taste great, and emphasize nutrition. High Pressure Processing extends shelf life.
FILM HOOD. Once a pallet has been delivered to the stretch hooder M, a film hood is pulled over from the top down.
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Stretch hooding optimizes transport of fine wines

This leading German producer of sparkling wines and spirits finds stretch hooding to be just what is needed for protecting pallet loads during transport to customers.
tna’s hyper-detect 5 metal detector
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Tna: High-speed metal detector

The integrated design of tna’s hyper-detect 5 metal detector allows it to be positioned much closer to the multi-head weigher, increasing the speed at which the bagger can produce finished bags, improving metal detection capabilities, and eliminating degradation in product transfer to deliver safe product throughput and minimize rejects.
HAPPY CUSTOMER. Dan Crone, Project Manager and Maintenance Manager at Express Packaging, appreciates the quality printing achiev
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Coding systems debut at contract packager

This award-winning contract packaging service provider is finding that two new marking and coding systems are just the ticket for a harsh production environment.
SIX PRE-DOSERS. The customized modular linear filler features a portioning system that begins with six pre-dosers that fill cont
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Seasonings filled accurately and fast

Germany’s Maggi replaces outdated jar transport and filling system for its instant dry seasoning products to eliminate glass breakage, and improve dosing accuracy and speed.
SPACE-EFFICIENT. The single I-Pack machine occupies the same area as the four previous cold-seal machines.
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Automated by-the-book packaging for on-line orders

MBS Textbook Exchange realizes significant savings in shipping material costs, makes more efficient use of labor time, and delivers better-protected, easier-to-open packages.
HP Indigo WS6800 Digital Press
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Hewlett-Packard: Digital printing press for high-volume labels

Able to produce labels up to 131 linear ft/min in color, Hewlett-Packard's HP Indigo WS6800 Digital Press is a narrow-web printing solution for high-volume labels and packaging production that is said to deliver the industry’s highest crossover point in narrow-web production vs. analog for the vast majority of pressure-sensitive label jobs.
Squid Ink’s CoPilot 256 Ink Jet Printing System
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Squid Ink: Ink jet printing system

Squid Ink’s CoPilot 256 Ink Jet Printing System features up to 2.8-in of total print height and the ability to print characters, barcodes, and logos on both sides of either porous or non-porous surfaces in a single pass.
Grieve’s No. 853 500OF electrically-heated belt conveyor oven
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Grieve: Electrically-heated belt conveyor oven

Grieve’s No. 853 500 degree F electrically-heated belt conveyor oven, suitable for curing coating and heat shrinking plastics, measures 30-in wide x 96-in deep x 24-in high.
 Intermittent motion cartoner
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Douglas Machine: Intermittent motion cartoner

Compact and economical, Douglas Machine’s Vantra IM intermittent motion cartoner is easy to setup; it loads and closes cartons and trays at speeds up to 55/min within a single platform.
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Multi-Conveyor: 70-ft long plastic belt conveyor for flat products

Designed for accumulating flat or low-in-height products, Multi-Conveyor’s 70-ft long stainless steel, plastic belt conveyor combines accumulation, a decline noser, and a shuttle-accumulation conveyor to provide accumulation while dynamically balancing production flow.
Materials Product Brief
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Baumer: Vision sensor provides color identification/inspection

Suitable for automation tasks in packaging, pick and pack, assembly monitoring, product encoding, and quality assurance applications, Baumer's expanded VeriSens XC series vision sensor portfolio includes the new VGA and 1.2 megapixel models which are capable of color identification and inspection.
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Wexxar/BEL: Automatic hot melt glue case sealer

Wexxar/BEL, powered by Pro Mach launches its enhanced BEL 270 corrosion resistant fully automatic hot melt glue case sealer.
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New England Machinery: Compact unscrambler meets pharmaceutical requirements

The NEHCPCL-36 compact unscrambler from New England Machinery (NEM) features a fully-integrated hopper elevator that saves floor space while allowing the product to be fully contained in a covered environment.
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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action

Learn how Big Heart Pet Brands implemented new packaging technologies and fetched PMMI’s prestigious award.
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MG America: Rotary capsule filler

The new TEKNA Capsule Filler is a hybrid of sorts, combining a sampling of best-in-class technologies from previous MG2 capsule fillers in one state-of-the-art solution.
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Best Process Solutions: Vibratory feeders

Vibratory feeders are designed to smoothly convey products. Flow of material is adjustable, and flow rate can be variable or fixed.
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