BAGGER, CARTONER. Pouches of fruit snacks move through a combination scale.
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Vertical cartoners cope with 24,000 lb of pouched candy per hour

A custom control system and a clever arrangement of sensors developed by Ferrara engineering control help Ferrara’s five cartoners keep up with pouched candy.
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QUALITY ASSURANCE. A Signature Touch metal detector from Mettler-Toledo Safeline helps ensure the quality of Gematria’s nutritional supplements and antioxidant formulas.
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Metal detector ensures top quality for Gematria’s nutritional supplements

Machine virtually eliminates potential contamination from getting into any of the company’s bottles, before they’re shipped out the door.
TWO POUCHES. Two unoriented pouches are picked up by an AFA Delta 3 robot, which then places them into a loading funnel.
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Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Robotic cartoning replaces manual operations, alleviating labor shortages, costs, and increasing line efficiency for contract manufacturer Pharmalab Inc.
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Automation hastens case-packing speeds and pack-pattern changeovers

Giant Snacks seeds growth in productivity with robotic pick-and-place packing equipment.
Sun-Pac metal detector
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Versatile metal detector shines at Sun-Pac

Machine is moveable between eight different packaging lines for this contract packager of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements.
X-ray inspection at Orval Kent
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Orval Kent assures food safety with X-ray inspection

Orval Kent, one of the largest producers of prepared salads for foodservice customers in North America, takes food safety very seriously.
PASSWORD-PROTECTED. Because the metal detectors at TFH Publications are password-protected, unauthorized access to the settings
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Keeping dog treats metal-free

A manufacturer of dog treats and chews, TFH Publications takes no chances when it comes to metal detection technology on its plant floor.
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Shearer's Foods' Other partners

Opened in two phases in 2010 and 2011, Shearer’s Foods’ Massillon plant adheres to sustainable principles and leverages dynamic software solutions to optimize efficiency.
SIGNATURE BRAND. Summer Garden Food Manufacturing's inventive new plant and packaging lines produce products such as the company
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Summer Garden Food unveils the 'secret sauce'

An Ohio sauce maker’s unconventional approach integrates a green manufacturing facility with an efficient filling and packaging line—and sales are up more than 15%.
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Seafood company launches distinctive shrimp packaging

 Microwavable, self-venting, stand-up pouches enhance shelf presence and consumer convenience.
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X-ray systems enhance hot dog QA

Six packaging lines receive x-ray vision for product and package quality assurance.
WELL INTEGRATED. The bagging lines feature precisely coordinated conveyors, feeders, weigh scales, baggers, metal detectors, and
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Integrated system boosts efficiencies

Richmond Baking meets upgraded speed and capacity goals by installing six new v/f/f/s bagging lines.
One of two horizontal form/fill/seal pouch machines produces the Wyler's Soup Starter packs.
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Pouch with pocket wins for Wyler's

New barrier materials and machine modifications permit unique ‘pouch within a pouch’ as Wyler’s switches from canister to flexible packaging.