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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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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.
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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Pregis Corporation: Protective packaging

ChamberPak protective packaging from Pregis Corp. features a series of adjoining air tubes that are securely inflated to cushion and protect products during shipment.  
Integrated packaging and processing
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Integrated packaging and processing

Tna’s integrated approach to packaging and processing food includes the tna robag® 3c VFFS bagger.
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Electronic-enabled packaging: beyond the label

 Cyber-age marketing solutions use packaging as a vehicle to connect consumers with information- and entertainment-rich multimedia content on smartphones and the Web.

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