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LED UV curing lamp fixes ink on rigid containers, films
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LED UV curing lamp fixes ink on rigid containers, films

Get a close-up view of Squid Ink Manufacturing's new LED UV curing lamp, which instantly dry and bonds ink to plastic containers and bags when placed immediately downstream of a printer, such as the company's CoPilot Ink Jet model, shown here.
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Hot-melt systems answer virtually every need
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Hot-melt systems answer virtually every need

Nordson's "nVest for Success" concept presents its Freedom and ProBlue Liberty tankless hot melt applicators, featuring energy efficiency, char-free operation and intuitive controls. The ProBlue tank-style model lets users choose virtually any type of adhesive, anywhere in the world.
HL7200 palletizer combines safety with flexibility
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HL7200 palletizer combines safety with flexibility

Columbia's complete closed-loop palletizer HL7200 features Cat 3 compliant safety systems including dual channel safety interlocks, full height light curtains and upper-level guards. System flexibility allows quick pallet pattern changes and ability to handle different package types including shrink bundles, totes and unwrapped trays.
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Motion Controls Robotics: Servo-adjustable EOAT for palletizing

Designed to handle various configurations, make process adjustments on the fly, and start/stop palletizing operations easily, Motion Controls Robotics, Inc. (MCRI) uses Fanuc’s Servo Adjustable End of Arm Tool (EOAT) with vacuum grippers that can dynamically adjust to a variety of case sizes and pallet patterns.
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Weiler Labeling Systems: Glue-free cut-and-stack labeler

Weiler Labeling Systems (WLS) introduces the RL-840N glue-free cut-and-stack rotary labeler that features NuLabel activatable adhesive technology thus eliminating the need for glue to apply the label.
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B & H Labeling Systems: Roll-fed labelers

B & H Labeling Systems introduces the Marathon® + GES 2.0 series of roll-fed labelers, exclusively equipped with the new patent-pending B & H Glue Extrusion System.
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Multivac: Thermoforming packaging machine produces skin packs

The new MULTIVAC R 575 MF PRO ther-moforming packaging machine can now produce skin packs of the highest quality for products with heights of up to 90 mm.
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Multivac: Vacuum skin packs

The new Multivac R 575 MF Pro thermoforming packaging machine comes with an integrated upper web forming station to produce skin packs for products with heights of up to 90 mm.
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Yaskawa Motoman: Expanded delta-style robot line

The MPP3H is Yaskawa Motoman’s new delta-style robot for packaging, cartoning and kitting applications.
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Azco Corp.: Inserter for absorbent pads and tray liners

The ACU-SERT™ CI-250 inserter is a rotary cut-to-length, self contained unit that can be easily positioned anywhere on your production line.
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WeighPack: Vertical form/seal machine

Weighpack’s recently re-engineered XPdius i130 vertical form & seal machine, which provides high-speed, automatic vertical bagging, roll stock bagging, v f/s, and v f/f/s bagging, features dual (left and right) inside access and an unobstructed film path and film sealing to enhance serviceability and cleanability.
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World's coolest shrink bundling tunnel?

If you weren't at PACK EXPO 2014, here's a few things you missed: kid-friendly packs from Crunch-Pak, a novel reclosure feature on an aluminum can, paired robots on a case packer, a cool-to-the-touch shrink tunnel that has to be seen to be believed, and a Universal Controller that greatly simplifies controls issues on packaging machines that incorporate robots.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific: Checkweigher for high-rate food can lines

The certified-accurate Thermo Fisher Scientific Versa Teorema checkweigher combines the latest Versa checkweigher controller technology with the Teorema “no moving parts” weigh table to provide worry-free, accurate operation in harsh environments at line rates up to 660 cans/min.
IMPROVED EFFICIENCIES. The individually pouched cookies are packed in 6-counts per carton.
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VF/F/S bagger for single-serve snacks

Saves time, labor, and packaging material costs.
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Flow wrapper, feeder speed chocolate production

Charitable chocolate producer installs a new horizontal flow wrapper with six-belt feeding system to more than triple output, simplify cleaning and maintenance, and reduce waste.
VARIED FLAVORS. Absolut produces a range of vodka flavors in ten glass bottle sizes.
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'Absolut' bottle packaging efficiency

Vodka giant installs state-of-the-art bottle accumulation, buffering, and conveyance system to keep pace with global demand.
SCAN, TAPE & TAMP. Label data is scanned for verification and accuracy and routed to the tape-sealing and servo-tamp labeling application station.
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Automated labeling improves shipping efficiencies

System elevates simplicity and accuracy of labeling operations.
Inspection system. The 3D Gocator inspection system (above) is at the heart of the overall inspection system in the schematic shown here.
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3D vision inspection assures cup quality

A sophisticated vision inspection system that provides nearly 130 profiles per cup at 600 cups/min is used for quality assurance in the commercial thermoforming of yogurt cups.

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