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CLOSE WORK CEO. Richard Hanley (center) fills the bottles via semi-automatic hydraulic filler.
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Semiautomatic labeling is perfectly suitable

Efficiently and economically fits the needs of incubator start-ups and other small-volume packaging operations.
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CRISP PRINTING. The fully digital printer runs at speeds to 800/min and delivers clean, crisp printing.
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Ampule labeling gets a big boost

This German pharmaceutical manufacturer has discovered that digital printing of pressure-sensitive labels that go on ampules is a vast improvement over hot-foil printing.
GANTRY PACKER. Among the new pieces of equipment in Line 1 is the top-loading gantry case packer.
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Optimized lines at Bacardi Beaucaire

At a historic facility in the south of France, Bacardi engineers have found a way to increase speed, efficiency, and flexibility by taking six lines down to two.
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Langen Group: Hygienic end load cartoner

Langen Group’s C-1000HTM includes features for hygienic machine design and construction.
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Photron USA, Inc.: High speed camera

The Photron FASTCAM Mini UX50 high-speed camera provides powerful high-speed imaging performance in a compact, lightweight and rugged camera design.
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The paletpac system features gentle handling.
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Twin-belt turning device brings gentle palletizing

Schwenk Putztechnik, a German maker of prefabricated mortar mixtures, recently installed new palletizing technology with an eye toward reducing time spent on maintenance, gaining more efficient production, and optimizing stack configuration with regard to storage and sales.
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J.W. Winco: Stainless steel lifting eye bolts

J.W. Winco, Inc. announces it now offers DIN 580-NI Stainless Steel Lifting Eye Bolts in metric sizes.
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Schur Star Systems: Flexible packaging

Schur Star Systems together with Schur Technology launches the new Schur® Star 2060-C packaging machine.
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MGS: Card inserter for food, beverages

Suitable for the food and beverage industry, MGS Machine’s PHS SideSerter is a customizable inserter that is able to place backer cards on snack trays at a very specific angle at a speed of 80-120 trays/min.
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Clifton Packaging: Print inspection system

The PrintVision/Argus inspection solution on Clifton Packaging Group’s EVO XG8 HD Printing Press (from Flexotecnica) features a high-performance, flexible design on any web substrate, and employs a unique combination of line scan vision technologies to provide inline process control and quality assurance.
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Bosch Packaging: Intermittent horizontal cartoning machine

Designed for use with pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food products, the CUT 1405 intermittent horizontal cartoning machine from Bosch Packaging Technology features standard modules that can be flexibly combined to accommodate a variety of products (such as bottles, vials, syringes, ampoules, etc.) and packaging, and the latest servo and safety technology at reduced costs.
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Beumer: Stretch hood provides operator safety

Designed to be safer, smaller, faster, and more practical than its predecessors, Beumer’s Stretch Hood A features an intuitive menu system on the machine control via a soft-touch panel, a safe, optimized, ergonomically-designed workplace for the operator, and material-friendly transporting of the film via an innovative film transport system.
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Akro-Mils: Benchtop spinner rack

Akro-Mils introduces the Double-Sided Benchtop Spinner Rack — a revolving double-sided louvered rack that can be used on a table, bench or any flat surface.
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Langen: Hygienic cartoner

Designed for the food, healthcare, and consumer goods industries, the Vento cartoner from Langen Group provides a unique combination of hygienic features, speed, and high end-product quality to produce hygienic secondary packaging at a rate of 500 cpm.
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A-B-C: High-speed depalletizer for reverse taper bottles

A-B-C’s Model 108RT depalletizer maintains bottle stability for reverse taper bottles during high-speed transfer from the pallet, and throughout single filing, with devices that square and secure the top pallet layer and also the secondary layer prior to container transfer, and maintain the slipsheet firmly as the top layer is swept from the pallet to the loading table.
Inventory counting is a benefit gained by Sharp Packaging.
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Sharp Packaging to gain 10-month ROI on tablet counter

A successful validation study leads to a pharmaceutical contract packager’s use of tablet counters on all its bottling lines and small-quantity bottle filling.
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Glue Machinery Corp.: Industrial hot melt stick gun

ChampStick™ 400 Industrial Hot Melt Stick Gun with high melt rate, adjustable temperature controls and adjustable shot size control is a ½ “ stick gun that processes 7/16” / 11.2 mm OD glue sticks.
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Colordyne: Digital printer upgrade

To provide improved image quality and increased print speed, Colordyne Technologies’s (CDT) 2600 Series digital printer features an upgraded print engine powered by Memjet technology for its Production Class Digital Color Printing System and flexo retrofit program.

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