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Graphic Packaging: Labeling system with renester

Designed for food and agricultural processors, Graphic Packaging International’s reciprocating clamshell labeling system can pick clamshells, label, and renest labeled clamshells at 60 placements/min, and can run a full range of plastic clamshells up to 10-in wide x 20-in long x 3 ½-in deep.
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Hitachi: Flawless reliability for the Auto Industry

When it comes to providing seat belt tensioners for the auto industry, quality and reliability aren’t just important – they’re everything.
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EVT Eye Vision Technology: Vision sensors
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EVT Eye Vision Technology: Vision sensors

The EyeSens BI offers a wide range of inspection options for beverage bottles.
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OxySense: Optical oxygen analyzer

The OxySense 5250i is the oxygen measurement instrument of choice for labs and individuals who need to test or evaluate bottles, packages and other packaging materials through a variety of studies.
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Branson: Ultrasonic power supplies for advanced applications

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth # N-6129! (Emerson Industrial Automation Group booth) Designed for the packaging, food, textiles, and automotive industries, two new models in Branson Ultrasonics’ DCX family of ultrasonic power supplies – DCX A and DCX F – for automated assembly systems provide: enhanced flexibility via multiple weld modes; increased process and automation control with limits and actuator I/O options; improved performance via closed-loop amplitude control; and user-friendly configuration and weld setup through Ethernet communications.
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Linx: Continuous inkjet printer

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth # S-3300! (Diagraph Booth) Created following a major global consultation to research the needs of end users, the Linx CJ400 continuous inkjet printer from Linx Printing Technologies features an Easi-Change Service Module, which can be changed in minutes: scheduled maintenance can be carried out without the need for a trained technician or service call – a major advantage for smaller customers or those in remote regions.
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tna: Automatic film splicer

tna launches the tna robag® Auto-splice system that automatically splices film, increasing packaging efficiency and maximizing product throughput by reducing the need for manual intervention.
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Cognex: Handheld barcode readers

Cognex announces the next generation DataMan® 8600 series of handheld direct part mark (DPM) barcode readers.
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OxySense: Inline oxygen monitoring control system

The OxySentry® System is specifically designed to monitor the oxygen in MAP chambers.
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Schubert-Pharma: Serialization services
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Schubert-Pharma: Serialization services

GMP-/FDA-compliant line concepts are available for all process steps, from acceptance of the primary package to ready-to-ship pallets.
High-speed, random tipping handled with ease using GPI's servo rotary placers
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High-speed, random tipping handled with ease using GPI's servo rotary placers

Increase efficiencies with the Graphic Packaging servo-controlled rotary tipping placer.
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Uhlmann: Case packer/palletizer combination unit

Uhlmann Packaging Systems LP introduces its Case Packaging Center 10 (CPC 10) end-of-line unit that which combines Uhlmann’s top-loading Case Packer E-4010t with its Palletizer P5010.
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Colordyne: Digital label printing press

Colordyne Technologies’ upgraded CDT 3600 digital label and tag production system features an enhanced web handling system – powered by Memjet technology – to provide increased speed and resolution, to accommodate a wider range of applications.
FIGURE 1: Experimental set-up: Monitoring set-up in the lab showing three VisiSens detection units (cameras on the right corner) connected to a PC and software screen (a); test vial containing alginate beads in direct contact with the detector unit for CO2 monitoring (b); monitoring set-up allows detection of three parameters pH, O2 and CO2 (c).
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Immobilized plant cells: from DSMZ to the customer

VisiSens technology is used to detect metabolic activities of immobilized plant cells during simulated cell transport in a closed system.
Multi-Conveyor: Rotary tables
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Multi-Conveyor: Rotary tables

A rotary table for pharmaceutical applications adapts to products of varying size and shape.
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Pearson: Bliss formers

Suitable for heavy or bulk products that are non-self-supporting and at risk of damage when palletized or during transport, Pearson Packaging Systems’ redesigned bliss former product line, including the BF25-GH and BF30-G models, feature: standardization on PackML ; standard scales, pointers, quick release handles, and HMI graphical guided instructions; lube free-bearings, high-reliability mechanical rams, and improved machine accessibility.
Hitachi printer reduces marking costs by 43%
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Hitachi printer reduces marking costs by 43%

Giroux’s Poultry Farm needed to reduce downtime, operating costs and carton waste associated with their coding equipment. After reviewing five competitive manufacturer’s printers they installed 28 Hitachi RX-Series Continuous Ink Jet Printers. The result: an immediate improvement in uptime, a 43% reduction in operating costs, and elimination of carton waste.
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ROBOTIC APPLICATION. Protective corrugated cornerboards are applied automatically by this robotic system just before stretch wrap is applied to the pallet.
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Robots finish mac and cheese line

A multi-axis ARBOT palletizer forms layers of shrink-wrapped trays on a pallet and then hands the pallet off to a stretch wrapping cell where corner boards are also placed robotically.

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