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STANDUP POUCH. Characteristics that mark this standup pouch are consumer convenience, long shelf life, and sustainability advant
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Co-packer puts Sunkist brand front and center

A hot-fill standup pouch with a patented dispensing feature is just one of the innovative packaging formats that Protica is launching under the well-known Sunkist brand.
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World Wide Packaging, LLC: Oval tube

World Wide Packaging’s Silver Oval Tube incorporates a 100% hot stamp effect to offer a high-end look to packages.
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James Alexander Corp.: Applicator tips for ampoules

James Alexander’s customizable applicator tips for unit-dose plastic ampoules can be made from materials such as cosmetic foam, felts, wools, polyurethane, and uncompressed melamine.
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Baumer Electric: Inductive conductivity transmitter

With the ISL 05x, Baumer offers a sensor for inductive conductivity measurement with integrated media temperature compensation and very short response time.
Label applicators keep Gatorade in motion in Mexico
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Label applicators keep Gatorade in motion in Mexico

Four new sleeve applicators at two PepsiCo Beverage Mexico plants accommodate high-speed, quick-changeover requirements.
Tube filler offers  1/2 -hour CIP
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Tube filler offers 1/2 -hour CIP

Oystar/IWK calls the dosing system on its new tube filler revolutionary. Each of its two load pumps uses servo motors, and it's their precise revolutions that meter out product rather than pistons or rotary valves. Festo pneumatics and Schneider servo controls make it all happen.
Programming standards are the future
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Programming standards are the future

Resting firmly on the programming language standard PLCopen and the ‘packaging machine language’ known as PackML, this system represents the future of packaging.
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Neopac: Child-resistant, single-dose package

Neopac’s Twist’n’Use CR is a child-resistant version of its traditional single-dose Twist’n’Use packaging which combines a single-dose tube with tamper evident features.
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Counterfeit drug issue hits the small screen

Dan Rather and Pfizer expose a counterfeit drug dealer; IBM touts its technology in an anti-counterfeiting commercial.
Despite its minimal footprint, the TFS E tube filler can fill and seal up to 220 tubes per minute.
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Schneider Electric becomes an OYSTAR Global Automation Partner

OYSTAR IWK is introducing its new TFS E tube filler at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago. This machine features innovative solutions that greatly reduce product changeover times. It also served as a pilot project for international collaboration between IWK and Schneider Electric, in which Schneider Electric served as both an international technology partner and a supplier of automation and electrical equipment.
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