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Douglas: Tray packing/shrink wrapping machine

Douglas Machine’s Contour 60 series provides an economical mid-speed system for tray packing and shrink wrapping bottles, cans, jars, and cartons, and is capable of producing single lane 12-packs or multi-lane film only 6-packs on 600/min bottle lines with surge rates up to 720 bpm.
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Douglas: Top-load case packing line for pharmaceuticals

Said to triple throughput on pharmaceutical lines, Douglas Machine’s TriVex RLi packager provides case erecting, pocketed bottom and top tray placement, product loading, leaflet insertion, in-line case labeling, and case sealing, transforming a manual operation to a robotic, full automation packaging solution.
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Douglas: Tray coding for shrink pack systems

Douglas Machine’s “long side” tray coding solution for its Contour Tray Packers and Shrink Pack Systems prints any side of a tray during the high-speed tray packing of food, beverage, and pet food containers.
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Douglas: Horizontal case/tray packer for mid-range applications

Providing an economical way to pack cartons, bundles, cans, and bottles into corrugated cases and trays, Douglas Machine’s Invex IM horizontal case/tray packer eliminates the use of air cylinders and the plowing of flaps to provide precise control over flap folding, case squaring, and glue compression.
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Douglas Machine Inc: High-speed carton bundling for OTC and personal care products

With incoming carton speeds up to 400/min. and bundling speeds up to 100/min., Douglas Machine’s high-speed carton stacking and shrink bundling system combines the company’s Velocity Stacker for cartons and Contour M-50 shrink bundler to produce bundle counts that are conveniently sized to match shelf re-stocking quantities.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Multipack sleever

Douglas Machine has customized its Apex Sleever to improve package integrity, product visibility, and improved shelf appearance for multipacks of bottles and cups.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Bottom-load case packer

The Ascend bottom load case packer from Douglas Machine is a compact, fully-automated machine designed for products such as gable top and tuck-lid cartons, bottles and tubs.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Compact shrink wrapper

Using single film roll technology, the VS Series shrink wrappers from Douglas Machine offer a compact, economical shrink wrap solution designed to interface with existing tray packers, including the Douglas’ Invex® and Axiom® at speeds up to 40 trays/min.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Top load case packer

Douglas Machine’s TriVex™ top load case packer is a fully automatic machine that erects, loads and seals cases in a small footprint.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Gas-powered heat tunnel

Douglas Machine’s Contour™ gas-powered heat tunnel provides up to 75% energy savings and decreases production downtime with a shorter heat-up time.  
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Douglas Machine Inc: Servo-driven cartoner

Using all-servo technology, the Vectra™ Cartoner from Douglas Machine is a heavy-duty, mid- to high-speed cartoner handling up to 300 cartons/min.
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Douglas Machine Inc: High-speed product stacker

The new Velocity® II High-Speed Product Stacker from Douglas Machine retains all the features and benefits of the patented Velocity® with additional adjustability to run a range of product heights from 3/4 to 4 in. high.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrapper with auto adjust

The auto-adjust capability on Douglas Contour™ shrink-wrap machines eliminates most hand adjustments and replaces them with electronic motion controls.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink packer

The Contour™ Series SPS-50 shrink packer from Douglas Machine packs bottles onto pads and wraps with printed film. See it at Booth C-441.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Divider placing technology

Douglas Machine’s rack open divider placing technology maintains control of the divider from the time it is picked from the magazine until it is placed between the products, increasing case packing production speeds to 60 cycles per minute.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Pinless metering system

Douglas Machine has expanded technology for its Slipstream™ pinless metering system so it can handle cans, bottles, and cartons on one machine.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case packers

Axiom® IM case packers from Douglas Machine Inc. pack unstable products, such as tapered cups or tubs with caps or foil overlays, using pick-and-place product handling.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case packers

Douglas Machine Inc. Axiom® IM Case Packers pack unstable products, such as tapered cups or tubs with caps or foil overlays, using Pick and Place product handling.
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OMAC Packaging Workgroup: OMAC Packaging Workgroup: Compact case packer

The Invex® 3S case packer from Douglas Machine packs cartons into cases at speeds to 18 cases/min.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case packer

The Invex® 3S Case Packer, from Douglas Machine, packs cartons into cases at speeds to 17 cases per minute. SEE IT AT PACK EXPO--Booth #S-2223!
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Douglas Machine Inc: Multiwrapper handles sustainable materials

The Douglas Contour™ M-75 Multiwrapper helps meet sustainability objectives by handling light-weight containers using the repeatable Smartrak® Steady Stream Infeed system.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case/tray packers

Douglas Machines' Continuous Motion Axiom® DL case/tray packers use direct product loading to gently and quickly load products onto a case or tray blank at speeds to 55 cases/trays per minute.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Servo Multipackers

Spectrum® Servo Multipackers from Douglas Machine are said to reduce overall operating costs by using the latest in electronic motion-control technology.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case/tray packer

The new Douglas Machine Invex™ Low Speed Case/Tray Packer speeds up production for low volume packagers by incorporating the flexibility of electronic motion controls in an economical, small footprint format that runs 12 cases or trays/min.
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Pneumatic Scale servo capping demo runs PackML V 3.0 and Douglas Machine communicates PackML from case packer to PDA, both implemented by ELAU PacDrive™ automation systems. But are user specifications forthcoming?
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Douglas Machine Inc: Servo-driven shrink wrapper

Douglas Machine will exhibit its Contour™ Series S-75 shrink wrapper with a flexible servo-driven film wrapping wand
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Douglas Machine Inc: Flexible multiwrapper

The new Douglas Contour™ M-75 Multiwrapper is designed with a large size range and built-in programming for adding new products. Minimal change parts allow changeover in minutes, and new sizes are quickly added.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Tray packers

Douglas Contour™ T-30 Tray Packers feature an open design for convenient access to product, materials and machine components, and the use of appropriate servo technology for machine functions, reducing parts costs and maintenance downtime.
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Douglas Machine Inc: High-speed servo stacker

Douglas Machine offers its Velocity high-speed servo stacker equipped with gentle product handling technology that forms pack patterns without interruption, providing continuous product flow at speeds to 600 products/min.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink packer

New from Douglas Machine is the Contour SPS-30 shrink packer, said to cost-effectively maximize efficiency with new, patent-pending technologies for tray, pad, u-board, and film-only applications.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrapper

The Contour™ Series S-50 shrink wrapper from Douglas features a flexible servo-driven wrapping wand that maximizes size range capability, increases film control, and accurately places film.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case/tray packers

Douglas’ new Axiom Series Case/Tray Packers incorporate next generation electronic motion-control technology to maximize machine flexibility, speed, and simplicity.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrapper

The new Douglas Contour™ SPS-75 Shrink Packer’s new patent-pending tunnel utilizes advanced heat and airflow management technology to deliver tightly wrapped packages for maximum package integrity and appearance.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Versatile sleever

The new Apex™ Sleever from Douglas Machine uses servo technology to ensure versatile performance and smooth, quiet operation. Sleever’s stainless-steel construction maximizes durability in environments requiring sanitation.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrapper and stacker

Douglas offers its Contour™ Series S-30 shrink wrapper and Velocity™ servo cartoner stacker. The Contour is equipped with a scalable heat tunnel with heat and airflow management that ensures excellent "bull's eyes" and minimum graphic distortion.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Multiwrapper

Douglas Machine’s new Contour™ Series M-50 Multiwrapper runs 2 lanes of unsupported bottles and
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case packer

Douglas Machine’s (Alexandria, MN) Model FTF Tray Former Loader is capable of packing flexible pouches at speeds to 20 trays/min. Unit features a random-timing infeed to compensate for inconsistent product flow.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Glass bottle case packer

The Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) Model CMWACP case packer is suitable for packing glass bottles at high speeds. Continuous motion and gentle bottle handling prevent label marring and glass breakage.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink bundler

Wrapping 2 to 24 PET bottles at speeds to 70 cycles/min, the Model MW7=1224CXC shrink bundler from Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) handles 12-oz, 25-oz, 11/2-L, 1-L and 1/2-L containers in 1 or 2 lanes.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case packer

The WACP/HS case packer from Douglas (Alexandria, MN) is a wraparound harness-style case packer that reduces the need for hot melt by gluing only the end flaps.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Case packer

Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) has introduced a new wraparound case packer for 1- to 2-gal water bottles. Reaching speeds to 55 cases/min at three bottles per case, the machine has a product metering system that accomplishes product metering changes through the use of a selector switch.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrappers

The four models of Douglas Machine's (Alexandria, MN) Multi-Wrap series of shrink wrappers are designed to handle containers as large as 1.5 L. They run at speeds up to 100 cycles/min-a rate that can be doubled by integrating a Dual Stream option for dividing product, then splitting film to wrap and shrink in two lanes.
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Wraparound tray/case packer

Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) will display a high-speed continuous-motion wraparound tray/case packer set up to run 12-oz cans. It can run a wide range of products at speeds to 85 cases/min.
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Beverage multipackers

Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) has introduced the Douglas Pak, a beverage multipack system combining paperboard or corrugated trays with a LDPE shrink wrap outer shell.