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Mettler Toledo: Portable compact scale

Mettler Toledo introduces the ICS226 Compact Scale—a scale that takes checkweighing to a new level and relates to a wide variety of industries seeking a portable, easy to handle, and economically priced scale.
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Machine Product Brief
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Motion Controls: Robotic case packer

The Ergobot from Motion Controls Robotics, in partnership with Combi Packaging, is an automated version of Combi’s Ergopack ergonomic hand packing station, integrating robotic pick and place technology with ergonomic hand packing equipment.
Flow wrapped biscuits at 70 packs/min.
Machine Case Study
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Flow wrapper handle biscuits at 70 packs/min

Leading UK biscuit maker Fox’s Biscuits has recently purchased a new flow wrapper.
Machine Product Brief
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Modular Conveyor Express: Mat-style conveyors

Mat-style conveyors are designed for package and product handling versatility.
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Mettler-Toledo: Compact counting scale

Mettler-Toledo’s ICS241 weighing scale for industrial environments provides versatile counting and simple weighing in a compact design.
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FT System: Inspection system detects oxygen/carbon dioxide

FT System releases a nondestructive, non-contact inspection system for detecting oxygen and carbon dioxide in glass and plastic containers.
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Machine Product Brief
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Sealed Air: On-site protective foam packaging production

The latest addition to the Instapak® foam protective packaging portfolio, the Instapak® Simple™ system simplifies the production of Instapak® foam cushions for lower volume operations while reducing investment costs and conserving energy.
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Machine Product Brief
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MG America: Integrated coding & verification unit for bottle serialization

MG America’s compact ACE-BT300 Coding & Verification Unit for bottle serialization provides track & trace capabilities at unit-level, can handle round, square, and rectangular bottles from 22-120mm in diameter at a rate of 300/min., and can be smoothly incorporated into existing bottling lines.
Automatic EOAT changeover
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Automatic EOAT changeover

No human involvement is needed to change the end-of-arm tooling on four robots in this case packer from Gerhard Schubert GmbH, as an automated transport module does the work.
Portion packs get laser scored
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Portion packs get laser scored

Tf/f/s system from Oystar is for production of portion packs at low to medium speeds. PS, PP, or PET can be run on this machine, which is very compact and features laser scoring so that individual portion packs can separate easily and conveniently.
Digital TIJ + laser coding
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Digital TIJ + laser coding

Special ink makes it possible for one Rea Jet system to mark a non-porous surface with a code that dries instantly, while a second Rea Jet system is a laser coder that is rated IP65.
On-machine drum seasoning system
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On-machine drum seasoning system

The intelliflav 5 from TNA is the ultimate on-machine seasoning system that can provide both powder flavoring and liquid oil in a single drum to deliver consistent coverage and flavor to snack products.
Digital print for blister pack lidstock
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Digital print for blister pack lidstock

The Digiline Blister Nearline module from Atlantic Zeiser is a fully digital system for late-stage customization of lidding material to be applied to blister packs. Change from one print job to another in minutes.
Plastic tray/lid breakthrough
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Plastic tray/lid breakthrough

New EasyLid is a patented solution from Sealpac that provides a hermetic seal and full lid function in just one sealing process. It’s consumer friendly because it offers a reclosure feature, and it’s sustainable, too.
Horizontal f/f/s for pillow or stand-up pouch
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Horizontal f/f/s for pillow or stand-up pouch

The Mespack 570 3 is a three-up horizontal form/fill/seal machine built to the highest sanitary standards and targeted toward the shredded cheese market. Produces either pillow pouch or stand-up pouch from rollstock.
Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner
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Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner

With its extended carton magazine and balcony construction, this high-speed cartoner from Campak handles blister packs, tubes, or bottles and can be changed over in about 15 minutes.
Choice packaging hot melt solution
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Choice packaging hot melt solution

The Valco Melton Choice all-electric hot melt application system increases productivity and uptime while reducing costs and time spent on maintenance.
Collating/flow wrapping
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Collating/flow wrapping

Unusual pick-and-place system from Cavanna uses six delta style robots that each pick 80 products/min and place them in a collating ring so that a stack of three products can be released efficiently into an integrated flow wrapper at high speeds.

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