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Standard Knapp: Tandem case packer

Standard-Knapp introduces the 949 Pic-N-Place Tandem Case Packer.
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A packing workstation at the Stanley Black & Decker DC in Tessenderlo, Belgium.The sensor-controlled silo is filled with the air cushions.
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Air cushion dispenser helps DC meet targets

New air-cushion void fill machines allow Stanley Black & Decker to package more than 16,000 shipments per day for retail stores and regional DCs.
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Bulk bag fillers increase speed 15X

The installation of three gain-in-weight bulk bag filling systems for peanut producer Golden Grove significantly increases packaging speed and improves accuracy by 400%.
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Circle Packaging: Bagger produces 4-side-sealed sachets

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2001! Designed to package thin to viscous liquids, pastes, powders, or granulated products at speeds up to 1400 packages/min, the Flexibag Si-500 from Circle Packaging Machinery is a space-saving, compact bagging machine that creates 4-side-sealed sachets with a multitude of contour sealing possibilities and easy opening devices.
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GIMA: Horizontal flat blanks cartoning machine

The FCW300 horizontal flat blanks cartoning machine for the packaging of chewing-gum and candies ensures lower procurement costs compared to a pre-glued carton and an extremely flexibility in terms of packaging shapes and product sizes.
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Parsons-Eagle: Linear scale

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2001! A reliable, heavy-duty scale system for weighing free-flowing and semi-free flowing products such as sugar, ground meal, seeds, and more, the Parsons-Eagle Duplex E-Series HS Linear Scale is suited for large pre-made bag-, case-, and drum-filling of product from 10 lbs up to 110 lbs, and can be configured for semi-automatic applications or fully integrated high-speed production lines.
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Oystar USA: Filling/sealing machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #3882! The new M-FS 30 Filling and Sealing Machine for pre-formed cups from Oystar USA features a chainless drive concept allowing automated format changes in less than 20 min, significantly improving equipment availability for production.
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Bergami: Automatic case packer

Bergami’s model K-15 Fully Automatic Casepacker features the complete operations of an automatic casepacker – opening the case, side loading of the case, and sealing of the case – in a very small footprint.
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Bosch Packaging: Flexible biscuit packaging system

It is the first of its kind capable of fast slug to pile changeovers, and vice versa, with the same feeding components.
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Maximize Productivity and Reduce Per-Package Costs with Ossid Thermoforming Solutions
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Maximize Productivity and Reduce Per-Package Costs with Ossid Thermoforming Solutions

Ossid's form, fill, and seal machinery will maximize the productivity of your packaging line while reducing your long-term costs. With output rates of up to 30 cycles per minute and the ability to produce a variety of package types, Ossid thermoforming machines feature non-proprietary controls/pneumatics and are manufactured in the USA.
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QUALITY INSPECTION. An inspection system immediately following the monobloc rinser/filler/capper on Line 9 (left) inspects the package fill level and cap placement. The same system is also used on Lines 8 and 10.
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Diageo invests $120M in three new bottling lines

Diageo expands its Plainfield, IL, bottling facility with three new high-speed lines, including a 300-bpm glass bottle line and a 260-bpm filling line for PET flasks.
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MAP meat line is fast and flexible

When this large meat processor in southwest Germany needed more capacity, management relied heavily on two key OEM partners for a tightly integrated solution.
SMALL FOOTPRINT. The compact oxygen scavenger packet insertion system fits easily into Augason’s existing packaging space without the need for any major packaging line reconfigurations
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Automated oxygen absorber insertion

New system nearly doubles packaging line output rates versus previously used manual operations.
BOTTLE TRACKER. As bottles travel up to the BottleTracker by conveyor, an outsert machine applies a topsert on top of the bottles. This is a folded leaflet applied to the top of each bottle that contains information related to the product.
Feature Article
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Apace sets the pace in pharmaceutical serialization implementation

Contract packager sees investment in serialization on its bottling and blister thermoform/fill/seal lines as an opportunity to gain business and a competitive edge.
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Better nut butter quality

At its state-of-the-art, 40,000-sq-ft facility in Nunda, NY, Once Again Nut Butter Collective, Inc. produces more than 60 different organic products—from almond and cashew butters to clover and wildflower honeys.
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Federal Mfg.: Hygienic pressure/gravity filling machine

This innovative new solution is designed to reduce product waste, deliver fast filling of viscous food products, and give the customer greater flexibility. The unit can also be used to fill non-viscous food products for two machines in one solution.
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Machine Product Brief
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PneumaticScaleAngelus: Can seamer series

See it at Pack Expo 2014, Booth #S-2100! Angelus V-Series Can Seamers from PneumaticScaleAngelus (PSA) includes eight models equipped with between three and 18 seaming heads, and provides speeds from 75 to 2,500 cans/min.
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Key Technology: Sanitary rotary finish on vibratory conveyors

Key Technology introduces a rotary polish as the new standard finish on its vibratory and horizontal motion conveyor beds.
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