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Controls platform. Since switching to servo motors for key axes of motion and moving to a new controller, cycle times on Ilpra’s
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Servos bring speed, energy savings, and reduced maintenance

Now that side gripper chain advance and the opening and closing of both thermoforming and heat-sealing tools are servo driven, the Formpack F1 offers a number of improvements.
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Hot melt applicator
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Graco: Hot melt applicator

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015, Booth #C-5440! Graco’s new InvisiPac GM100 plug-free hot melt applicator offers all the benefits of plug-free adhesive dispensing in a compact design.
ShurSEAL case sealing system
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Tough-grip taping system puts pressure on cased product contamination

Thermoforming specialist Fabri-Kal Corp., headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, recently found itself in need of taping equipment that could handle various case styles and sizes.
Automatic film splicers
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Butler Automatic: Automatic film splicers

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #C-2838! See Butler’s SP1 automatic film splicer, which reduces downtime in food and beverage, medical, and shrink sleeve packaging operations, increasing efficiency in a wide range of packaging operations by eliminating the packaging line downtime caused by manual film roll changes.
CARTONS DONE DIGITALLY. Boutwell Owens is among the first in the U.S. to install this fully digital carton creasing and cutting
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Digital printing, creasing, cutting come to carton converting

Folding carton converter Boutwell Owens & Co. is among the first in the world to combine wide-format sheet-fed digital printing and digital creasing with cutting.
COMPACT & USER-FRIENDLY. The Freedom hot melt system requires minimal floor space and is easy to program and maintain.
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Pop-open cases eliminated

Programmable on-demand adhesive delivery systems avert glue charring/waste and greatly improve consistency of sealing integrity.
Wrap-around packer
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Gebo Cermex: Wrap-around packer

The WB45 wrap-around case packer offers an even better fit with the key market demands of flexibility, hygiene and ergonomics: now featuring new automation platform; belt drives for blank magazine and case transfer modules; servo drives; and quick-release systems for faster, simpler format changeovers.
 RFID print and apply labelers
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Fox IV: RFID print and apply labelers

All-in-one print and apply labelers with fully integrated RFID compliance encoding include models for printing and encoding high frequency (HF) tags, as well as models for a range ultra-high frequency (UHF) tags such as UHF EPC Gen 2.
Supplier News
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Amcor and Kezzler announce global partnership

The two companies team up to provide MaXQ serialized packaging for consumer engagement and anti-counterfeiting solutions.
Supplier News
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LANGGUTH ENGINEERING acquires Associated Packaging Equipment

The company expands its roll-fed labeler design capabilities for its core beverage and aerosol packaging.
WeighPack: Vf/f/s bagger
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WeighPack: Vf/f/s bagger

XPdius® i-130 is a high-speed machine designed for ease of maintenance and serviceability.
CARDED VIALS.
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Robotic palletizing, pallet wrapping proves successful for Nephron

Equipment at Nephron’s South Carolina facility helps bring inhalation medications securely to market.
Supplier News
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Antares Vision garners Best Businesses recognition

Antares Vision named one of 13 Best Businesses in Europe and earns the ELITE Growth Strategy of the Year Award.
Maintenance-free printer
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REA JET: Maintenance-free printer

Designed to provide no-hassle, maintenance-free printing, the REA JET high-resolution printer has started to replace ink-jet printers nationwide. Utilizing HP print technology, the REA JET HR is flexible, reliable and allows for zero downtime.
IGPS
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Petfood packager moves to plastic pallets

Switching from wood to plastic pallets results in significant cost savings and enhances the human and food safety initiatives of America’s oldest family-owned petfood company.
BellatRx: Desiccant inserting machine
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BellatRx: Desiccant inserting machine

Rx-Desiccant Plus inserts precut pouches and canisters at speeds up to 140 cpm.
Troughed Rod Bed Conveyor
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Eaglestone Equipment: Conveyor

Eaglestone Equipment introduces the Troughed Rod Bed Conveyor.
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Weber GHS Labeling Software
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Weber Packaging Solutions: GHS labeling software

With the GHS labeling mandates drawing closer, many large-scale chemical and manufacturing companies are looking for a solution to their industrial GHS labeling requirements.
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