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Hartness collaborates on brand new beer line
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Hartness collaborates on brand new beer line

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. chose Hartness Systems group to design and integrate one of the industry's quietest beer lines. Click to see how Hartness' DYNAC-centric line design, GlobalPack place packers and robotic palletizers ensure gentle handling of this craft brewery’s newest state of the art bottling line.
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Accumulation system an Absolut hit on spirits filling lines
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Accumulation system an Absolut hit on spirits filling lines

This video not only features birdseye views of Absolut Vodka’s filling line, but reveals the unique qualities of Hartness’ DYNAC system, which provides Absolut with efficient accumulation and line control for its high speed filling lines. Absolut’s purchase of multiple DYNAC systems offers ample proof of their effectiveness, and they’ve chosen to deploy them in interesting ways.
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Video shows sophisticated warehouse system for automating mixed pallet creation
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Video shows sophisticated warehouse system for automating mixed pallet creation

Hartness Vertique warehouse system shows how incoming homogeneous pallets are automatically converted to mixed pallets based on specific customer orders.
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Continuous-motion robotic case packer improves container handling
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Continuous-motion robotic case packer improves container handling

Video shows new technology from Hartness Intl. that handles a wide range of product, including lightweighted containers or difficult shapes.
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High-efficiency conveyors for personal care
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High-efficiency conveyors for personal care

Video shows Hartness Dynac 6400 conveyor that brings dramatic improvements to line throughput and product volume while providing first-in/first-out, pressureless product handling and accumulation.
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New dry lubrication technology for conveyors reduces water consumption, improves line efficiency

White paper from Hartness explains financial and environmental benefits of non-aqueous dry-lubrication technology vs. soap-and-water lubrication. Personal care packaging lines especially can increase line efficiency and prolong conveyor life.
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The Packaging Line Performance workshop is an intensive, hands-on 2-day experience.
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OEE workshop message: just get started!

The first Packaging Line Performance workshop, co-sponsored by ELAU, Schneider Electric and Hartness International, and led by Paul Zepf, the respected OEE expert, yielded hands-on, practical lessons.
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HartnessVisy Automation shows robotic palletizing capabilities
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HartnessVisy Automation shows robotic palletizing capabilities

HartnessVisy Automation offers complete turnkey automated palletizing solutions from single lines to large multi-robot multi-lines. Their robotics systems use highly efficient multi-zoned vacuum grippers or advanced servo-mechanical grippers and can handle a wide range of products and capacities in different packaging formats.
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Accumulation/conveyor system brings dramatic efficiencies to spirits lines
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Accumulation/conveyor system brings dramatic efficiencies to spirits lines

Video shows the Hartness Dynac conveyor system operating with a variety of liquors and spirits. Brings dramatic improvements to line throughput and product volume while providing first-in/first-out, pressureless product handling and accumulation.
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High-speed, continuous-motion place packer for wine industry
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High-speed, continuous-motion place packer for wine industry

Showcasing a wine application, this unit combines the proven superiority of Hartness Intl.'s OctoPack system with a much smaller footprint and fewer working parts.
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Medium-speed, vertical case packing
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Medium-speed, vertical case packing

Video shows drop packer handling a wide range of container and package types, including glass, plastic, cans and paperboard in round and non-round configurations.
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Norden Pac's EEC presentation described advanced cartoning functionalities and highlighted the ELAU PacDrive automation system a
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EEC forum reports lean, integrated and robotic trends

The Eastern Equipment Committee’s revamped annual forum features such notables as Changeover.com expert John Henry, mechatronic machinery developer Norden Pac and packaging automation innovator ELAU.
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