FRONT VIEW. The front of the AFTCATS robotic bottling system shows the main touchscreen display, with the pick-and-place loading robot shown in the window.
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Cancer diagnostics firm automates bottle filling, capping, labeling

Dako’s compact robotic bottling system frees up vital production floor space, increases speed, and reduces labor costs, filling different bottle shapes and sizes with no mechanical setup between production runs.
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.
End-of-arm pouch-picking tools use fingers covered in hardened rubber to grab a pouch and lift it into a case.
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Sweet robots handle pouched sweets

From automatic case erecting to robotic case packing and robotic palletizing, the new end-of-line automation at this Ontario food manufacturer is a quantum leap forward.
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German firm uses machine vision for toothpaste tube inspection

Toothpaste helps you maintain healthy, attractive, and clean teeth, but only in recent years have vision systems been used to check whether the actual product packaging is clean and safe before the toothpaste tubes are filled.
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Vision system brings accuracy and safety

Robotic drum-filling equipment relies on a machine vision system to remove screw closures, fill drums, and replace the closures after filling.
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Automation shines at Heinz

Smart Ones frozen meals are whisked through a highly automated packaging line at Heinz’s Pocatello, ID, facility. Cartoning and vision inspection stand out.
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies

Mission Bell Winery’s 5-L bag-in-box wine line serves as a blueprint for a new 3-L line that provides ‘outstanding’ sterility, ergonomics, and productivity.
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Authentication that works

An assortment of track-and-trace technologies are helping these three drug companies in their fight against counterfeiting and diversion.
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Unilever gets a boost from Robotics

 Quick-change versatility and a boost in throughput are two of the benefits gained since a four-robot packaging cell was installed at this Unilever meat plant in Germany.
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Labeler loads up on pharma tech

Labeler’s subsystems, including 100% label inspection, are tailor made for contract packagers.
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High-speed unit-dose line brightens Dey

A unit-dose vial line at Dey, L.P., Napa, CA, paid for itself in its first four months of use. From Sigpack Systems, the new line produces individually wrapped unit-dose vials printed with lot number and expiration date.
Supply magazine provides labels to six-axis robot.
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Robotic workcell boosts output

A new workcell improves injection molder Mar-Lee’s production efficiency and provides benefits for its customers.