Machinery

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MG America: Rotary capsule filler

The new TEKNA Capsule Filler is a hybrid of sorts, combining a sampling of best-in-class technologies from previous MG2 capsule fillers in one state-of-the-art solution.
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Best Process Solutions: Vibratory feeders

Vibratory feeders are designed to smoothly convey products. Flow of material is adjustable, and flow rate can be variable or fixed.
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Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews
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Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews

It’s designed to look like a tooth paste carton so that pet owners will think ‘canine dental health’ when they encounter it in the store.
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Material Transfer: Bulk bag discharging and feeding system

Material Transfer’s bulk bag discharging system features a fork lift loaded bulk bag lifting frame with adjustable height receiving frame.
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Spiral conveyors
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Ryson: Spiral conveyors go higher, handle more weight

Ryson’s new spiral conveyors handle double the capacity of its regular spirals, can optionally have loads enter and exit the spirals at intermediate elevations, and feature load capacity of 75 lbs/linear ft of conveyor for speeds up to 200 FPM.
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Material Transfer: Caster portable low headroom bulk bag discharger

Patented system designed for discharging product into customers existing process.
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Machine Product Brief
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Spee-Dee: App determines fill rates, tooling requirements for auger fillers

The new RevCalc App from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery helps auger filler operators streamline the process of calculating fill rates and tooling sizes for their applications: simply input the product density and target weight of the product being filled, and the RevCalc App will recommend the proper tooling size for that specific application.
SSL-600i vertical sleeve labeler
Machine Product Brief
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Sleeve Seal: Vertical sleeve labeler

The new generation SSL-600i vertical sleeve labeler from Sleeve Seal is a robust, user-friendly machine able to produce 600 products/min using 25 micron film.
Professional Series manual L-bar sealer and shrink tunnel
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Eastey: Manual L-bar sealer and shrink tunnel

Available with either a hot wire or hot knife seal head, Eastey’s new Professional Series manual L-bar sealer and shrink tunnel features a powered takeaway mesh conveyor for easy product transport, and magnetic clamping and automatic cycle timing to ensure a proper seal.
CoPilot 128 Ink Jet Printing System
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Squid Ink: Inkjet printing system

A low-cost, high-quality option for printing hi-resolution characters, barcodes, logos, and more, Squid Ink’s CoPilot 128 Ink Jet Printing System is capable of running oil-based or solvent-based inks to print up to 185 dpi at 135ft /min on a variety of substrates.
T818 shrink tunnel
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Texwrap: Entry-level shrink tunnel

Suitable for smaller shrink operations where it may need to be moved to accommodate production changes, Texwrap's new T818 shrink tunnel features: a high velocity blower; master air volume control; adjustable flow controls to deliver more or less overall volume as well as to control flow to the top and bottom of the package as needed; automatic cool down; an AC variable speed conveyor drive; and digital temperature control.
Reliable shrink labeling and tamper evident banding
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Reliable shrink labeling and tamper evident banding

The AFM Model LX-150, an in-line bullet (mandrel) shrink labeler is fully servo-driven and microprocessor controlled, which ensures accurate, consistent and reliable operation at speeds up to 300 CPM.
XTREME Sincro
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Sipa: Injection/compression/stretch-blow molding system

Sipa’s XTREME Sincro, a preform compression molding system with a high-speed stretch-blow molding unit, combines the flexibility of a two-stage system with the convenience of a single-stage system to produce preforms that are said to be up to 10% lighter than even the lightest preform produced by conventional injection molding.
BlackBox Series
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Nutec: Printing/inspecting/line control in one system

With the BlackBox Series from Nutec, packaging lines can be equipped with a single-source input that can handle a variety of operations including printing, inspecting, line control, and track and track; and with the addition of cheQAssure, the company’s patented software suite, customers will have a high level of confidence that regulatory requirements relating to product labeling and identification are met.
CH-100 Tamper Band Applicator
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American Film and Machinery: Tamper-evident band applicator

Designed to handle round bottles made of plastic, glass, or metal at speeds up to 120CPM, the CH-100 Tamper Band Applicator from American Film and Machinery (formerly NAFM) is a fast and efficient butterfly mandrel style ntamper band applicator suitable for use in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, health and beauty, consumer goods, chemical, and other industries.
Fabio Perelli, product manager at Matrox Imaging, presents Matrox Design Assistant running on the Matrox 4Sight GPm Vision System
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Fabio Perelli, product manager at Matrox Imaging, presents Matrox Design Assistant running on the Matrox 4Sight GPm Vision System

Demo performs 4 inspections using 3 cameras in under 30 milliseconds. Matrox Design Assistant 4 is a flowchart-based image processing software that can deploy solutions to vision systems, smart devices or any computer with GigE Vision® or USB3 Vision™ cameras.
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Alignment conveyor. The ARB alignment conveyor segment uses 16 ERD electric actuators to activate rollers on the belt to align moving packages in pallet layers.
OEM Application Note
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Electric actuators add speed, precision to pallet-layer former

A prototype development project for a maker of conveying and pallet-forming equipment has led to a whole new line of electric actuators for applications in food and beverage industries.
HIGH-VOLUME PRECISION. Touch-panel control makes it easy for operators to view and edit print messages.
Machine Case Study
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Improving egg carton printing efficiencies

Non-contact inkjet printers enhance print quality and consistency, while saving time and money.

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