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HayssenSandiacre: Flow wrapper, and more

See them at PACK EXPO Booth #2106! The Rose Forgrove Merlin Flow Wrapper from HayssenSandiacre features a hygienic and easy-to-clean design, quick product changeovers, durable construction and waste minimization technology suitable for a wide range of challenging industries.
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U.S. pharmaceutical firm orders auto injector production. Shown here is the fully automated insertion of a spring into a plastic auto injector component.
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U.S. pharmaceutical firm orders auto injector production

Consisting of 14 plastic components and three metal parts, the auto injectors are used for the treatment of moderate to severe active psoriasis arthritis.
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Pearson Packaging: Horizontal/vertical module

New loading module combines vertical and horizontal packing abilities in one machine.
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Ideal-Pak: Automated tote filling machine

Able to deliver hands-free automated tote filling, Ideal-Pak’s PT-Auto Line of auto liquid filling machines can be configured to accept a variety of empty totes via a powered in-feed conveyor that will move empty totes onto a powered scale conveyor for automatic filling and transport to an exit conveyor for bung attachment, labeling, and shipping.
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Contract packager adds warehouse space, bottling line

Reed-Lane expands warehouse capacity by 30% and adds new 48-slat bottling machine.
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Intelligrated: 

E-learning modules provide training

Designed by OSHA-authorized and PMMI-certified instructors, Intelligrated’s new I-Campus learning management system is an e-learning program covering occupational safety, Intelligrated equipment and general maintenance training.
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Script Technology: Printer for on-line case printing

Script Technology’s Scribe Print System for on-line case printing produces pre-print quality text, logos, graphics, and in-spec barcodes, and a large print window (up to 6-in tall) that is said to provide a cost of ownership that is half that of inkjet.
VERSATILE EOAT. The specially designed vacuum EOAT for the empty-can depalletizer can handle a range of surfaces, including slip-sheets, plastic pallets, and steel cans without cross contamination.
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Integrated controls ease programming, troubleshooting

Coating Systems company adds palletizing equipment that integrates PLC and robot controls for ease of operation.
MULTIFUNCTION EOAT. The robot not only picks and places lay-flat flexible pouches into the stainless-steel trays, but it also transfers empty trays onto the stack for filling.
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From zero to 10 robots in 2.5 years

Olive producer adds robot to transfer pouched product to trays for delivery to retort system. Success leads to further investments in robotics.
The Model R700 ADABOT-LV, used at Great Lakes Cheese to case-pack pouched product, is designed for retail-ready applications as well as conventional lay-flat and horizontal formats.
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Robots meet special needs of sliced cheese

Ohio’s Great Lakes Cheese adds pick-and-place robots for its shingled cheese packs and for pouched cheese placed in retail-ready cases.
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Gummi 'burgers' assembled, packaged at 540/min

German candy maker Trolli GmbH installs fully automated packaging line equipped with multiple robots for its mini gummi-burger line.
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IMA Corazza: High speed dosing & wrapping machine

From IMA Corazza, the new FF4, high speed dosing & wrapping machine for the packing of processed, cream or fresh cheese.
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Packaging World and Cal Poly to conduct market research

Summit Media Group’s Packaging World and the Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly (GrCI) have announced a research initiative to explore how leading-edge packaging technologies are driving marketing innovation.
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Ophir Photonics: Laser beam profiling camera

Ophir Photonics, a Newport Corporation brand, announces the Pyrocam; IVs, the newest member of the Pyrocam family of pyroelectric laser beam profiling cameras.
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Azco: Compact slip sheet inserter

Able to accommodate any material - corrugated, kraft, plastic, or anti-slip paper – without any changeover, Azco Corp.’s automatic sheeter for slip sheets is said to help reduce cost by 20% compared to using pre-cut sheets.
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Tablet press

The Manesty TPR 500 tablet press increases output and reduces maintenance efforts.
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Material Transfer: Low headroom bulk bag discharger

Patented system is designed for discharging dehydrated vegetables. Unit features the exclusive Flo-Master™ bulk bag massaging system to promote material flow.
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Gebo Cermex: Integrated end-of-line solution

The VersaBloc from Gebo Cermex is a comprehensive packaging solution that combines the VersaFilm shrink wrapper and EvoFlex palletizer systems to form a block encompassing all end-of-line operations and offering shrink-wrapping – or potentially cardboard packing, conveying, and palletizing functions.

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