Specifically designed for fresh and frozen food packaging, Automated Packaging Systems has teamed with BBC Technologies to develop a new high-productivity bag packaging solution that incorporates an automated weigh scale from BBC Technologies and the FAS SPrint Revolution bagger from Automated Packaging Systems for a packaging solution that improves productivity and reduces labor costs.
Automated Packaging Systems’ SidePouch Stand-up Pouches for its SidePouch FAS SPrint Revolution Bagging System are available in sizes from 4- to 12-in. wide and 5- to 16.75-in. long; gussets are 2- to 8- in. wide in one inch increments.
The SidePouch Bagger from Automated Packaging Systems and Yamato’s Dataweigh TSDW-205W scale have been combined to create the FAS SPrint Revolution bagger, a semi-automatic scale and bagger combination designed to produce very accurate, fixed-weight packages in a small footprint, at a reasonable cost.
See it at PACK EXPO Booth #C-2500! The new Autofulfillment™ SPrint™ System from Automated Packaging Systems is a bag packaging system that is fully customizable for a wide range of products that will ship in a poly bag.
Automated Packaging Systems’ Autobag® PaceSetter PS 125 OneStep™ bagger is a compact system designed for small- to medium-sized pick and pack fulfillment operations where verification of contents is critical.
The AirPouch® FastWrap™ protective wrapping system from Automated Packaging Systems produces cellular cushioning wrap and air-filled tubes on demand, using high-yield boxes of flat, preformed bubble material that produce 1,385 linear ft. of wrap.
The AirPouch® Express 3™ void-fill system from Automated Packaging Systems uses a vertical perforating process that upgrades the cutting knife used to slit the film material just prior to filling each pillow with air, significantly extending the length of time between maintenance cycles.
Automated Packaging Systems has introduced the Autobag® CTS4000™ Clean Towel System, designed for high-speed packaging of industrial shop towels, bar towels, mop heads, airline blankets, bulk gloves, and apparel.
Automated Packaging Systems has introduced the Autobag® AB 180 OneStep™ and Autobag® AB 255 OneStep™, designed to provide flexible solutions for dynamic packaging environments, such as mail-order fulfillment, short production runs, spare parts distribution, and build-on-demand operations.
Automated Packaging Systems has published a new brochure that defines its Systems Advantage Program. This value-added program integrates machines, materials, and services into a comprehensive solution designed to help customers achieve maximum value from their packaging systems.
The Express 3 Void-Fill System from Automated Packaging Systems is now capable of producing DuraClear™ PE pillows as large as 12”L. The portable, benchtop unit creates strips of air pillows at more than 50’/min, featuring EZ-Tear™ perforations for quick and easy separation of the pillows.
The new Autobag AB 145 Bagging System from Automated Packaging Systems is designed for high-productivity hand-load operations. Capable of bagging at speeds to 45 bags/min in a semi-automatic fill and seal operation, system achieves package size changeovers in fewer than 2 min.
Automated Packaging Systems’ Accu-Count high accuracy counters are automatic infeed systems that will count and batch at speeds to 2500 packages/hour. When integrated with the company’s complete line of next-generation packaging machinery, including the AB 180 high-speed bagger and PI 412c printer, a complete count, print, and pack system is achieved.
The APS Robotic TigerPak System from Automated Production Systems packs as many as 80 blister strips/min into cartons. The vision-guided robot locates strips in any orientation, including right-side-up or upside-down, then picks them using APS custom tooling and places them into waiting cartons.
Automated Packaging’s AirPouch™ system automatically dispenses free-flowing air-filled pouches for hands-free, high-throughput operations. Individual pouches are made and dispensed as needed, and pouch material stores in compact, space-saving boxes.
Automated Packaging Systems offers the new Autobag AB 255 Large Bagging System. Machine provides improved operating efficiencies for bags to 16”W, including faster operating speeds, enhanced reliability, built-in diagnostics, and minimized downtime, company says.
Automated Packaging Systems offers the Autobag® AB 180™ Bagger. Machine can automatically fill and seal bags at speeds to 80/min. Package size changes can be achieved in less than 2 min using Autobag “bags-on-a-roll” preformed bags.
Automated Production Systems published a new 16-page catalog of APS Robotic Automation Systems. Systems can accommodate a range of applications in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, frozen product, industrial, and container manufacturing industries.
APS’s (New Freedom, PA) Easy-Glide case conveyor provides quiet, smooth accumulation with low maintenance, company says. No product damage from rollers can occur because the product is fully supported by the chain.
The Solomodul, a new bottle-labeling machine from Krones (Neutraubling, Germany) that combines self-adhesive and cold-glue labeling with reel-fed hot melt labeling, is designed as a modular component system.
The FAS™ 2000 automatic bulk food packaging system from Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) meets the requirements of the meat, poultry, fish, produce, and other frozen and IQF packaging operations.
Automated Packaging Systems’ (Streetsboro, OH) HS-100™ Excel® automatic bagger is approved by the USDA for food packaging applications. The machine fills 2 oz to 5 lbs of product into pre-made bags at speeds to 50 bags/ min.
The LifeX™ Autobags®-on-a-roll from Automated Packaging (Streetsboro, OH) are available in 2- and 3-mil thicknesses and are produced from 3- or 5-layer coextrusions available in oxygen transmission rates from 5 to more than 600 cc/100 sq”/24 hr.
Robotic equipment from APS (New Freedom, PA) tolerates sub-zero environments, making it suitable for the ice cream and frozen foods industries. The 4- and 6-axis systems handle cases, cartons, tubs, sleeves and other containers, and they include laning and positioning devices.
Palletizing systems from APS (New Freedom, PA) can accommodate 3 to 7 packaging lines that are running multiple package sizes. The machine is available with a full-pallet discharge conveyor as well as magazines for pallets and slip sheets.
DuraClear™ 2000 Autobags, from Automated Packaging (Streetsboro, OH), are composed of specially engineered LLDPE. Puncture-resistant bags are said to be 46% stronger and 14% clearer than standard bags.
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH), has introduced its line of static dissipative, PE Autobags®. They’re designed for environments requiring packaging materials that don’t charge when separated and don’t contribute to charging the objects that come into contact with them.
Affeldt's automatic counting/bagging machinery for products such as baked breads is distributed by Automatic Packaging (Norcross, GA). The machines first count products by weight or by piece, then align the pieces and bag them at speeds ranging from 166 to 400 pieces/min.
A new four-color catalog sheet from Automated Production Systems (New Freedom, PA) highlights the company's APS Soft-Pak case packer, which provides gentle case packing of either glass or plastic containers.
The Multiple Product Laning system from APS (New Freedom, PA) gently orders unstable, top-heavy or non-round containers into single-file rows. Rollers of the low-pressure conveyor can be sized to meet the requirements of the product and containers.
APS' (New Freedom, PA) robotic palletizing systems are designed for maximum production in minimal floor space. Articulated arm robots can accommodate multiple case sizes within a workcell and can create mixed pallet loads if necessary.
The Sprint bagging system from Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) provides bags with reclosable zippers, adhesive closures, reinforced headers that allow bags to hold relatively heavy products, and extra large openings for automatic or manual filling of several pieces at once.
The H-100 E automatic bagger from Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) offers an anti-jam mechanism that implements sensors to stop the machine if a part is detected in the seal path of the unit.
The Quadrus(TM) 2D code reader from Microscan Systems (Renton, WA) reads 2D bar-code symbologies at rates to 300 labels/min on most media types. Suitable for tracking and verification in automated packaging systems, it can be mounted on conveyor lines or included as a component within equipment.
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) has introduced the Stacked Masterpack System, which takes products individually packaged in Autobags and places them in larger bags in groups of 25, 50 or 75.
The Currency Bagger from Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) uses the company's Autobag® HS-100 Excel or the H-100 standard bagger fitted with a currency outfeed to load bundles of money into a clear PE bag.
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) will introduce its new in-line thermal transfer printer. The AutoLabel(TM) Precision(TM) offers a built-in electronics registration system that pinpoints the printing area for improved registration.
The new Sprint bagger from the SidePouch(TM) Div. of Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) will debut at WestPack. Its unique features-including a rectangular bag opening, adjustable rails and the ability to handle multiple bags simultaneously-make it especially suitable for hard-to-package kit items.
The Accu-Count® Advantage is a new high-speed, automatic counter from Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH). Using a separate feeding system, it can continuously feed products at high speeds while separating them into batches.
APS (New Freedom, PA) will custom-design its hot-fill systems based on customer specifications. Programmable hot fillers and conveying/cooling systems are available for use with molten products such as wax, lipsticks and balms, stick deodorant and shoe polish.
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) has introduced a new diskette bagger/collator interface that works with the company's Autobag® HS-100 Excel(TM) auto-matic packaging system to collate and bag sets of hard-shell micro floppy discs at speeds to 1귔/ hr.
The Maximizer(TM) is a new conveyor from Automated Packaging Systems (Booth 3138). It works as an infeed or take-away adjustable conveyor with the company's HS-100 Excel(TM) bagging machine, to reach speeds to 70 bags/min.