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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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Two new lines handle manicure, pedicure products with ease

OPI makes short work of increased product demand with the addition of a tube-filling line and a new monobloc filler/capper with a unique bottle-feeding system.
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Pouch system blazes new beverage trail

A unique flexible-pouch package is an essential component of the new Esio hot/cold drink system for home or office. To supply final, filled product, the package provider adds complete co-packing capabilities.
A triple-channel rinser is used to spray the inside of each bottle with paracetic acid, sterile water, and sterile air.
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Moving aseptically into the future

A leader in the European fruit juice market, Germany’s Eckes-Granini is plunging into the future with the recent installation of an ACF line for .33- and 1-L PET bottles.
The Grill Wipes pads are pouched on a compact, four-station rotary machine that includes a 
customized filling station seen on t
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Slick pouching for oily wipes

For Grate Chef president Keith Aldredge, one good thing has led to another. Not only did Grate Chef reintroduce its Grill Wipes in revamped pouches, the Dacula, GA, company found a great way to automate the product’s packaging operations: via contract packager Packaging Division Inc. See video
Espoma's new robotic  palletizer handles the output of three packaging lines. The newest line is for plastic bundles (above) of
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Espoma grows new bag line

New side-gusseted, flat-bottom plastic bags at plant food maker Espoma necessitate a new robotic palletizer, stretch-wrap bundler, and bag sealer.See video
Line technician Omar Micheo loads a fresh roll of foil-based film to one of the six f/f/s machines that wrap Nephron's vials.
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Wrapping of vials catches on at Nephron

Concerns over mis-dosing and product integrity have led a Florida drug maker from bulk-packed vials to individually wrapped vials for certain customers.
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Euro-style solution to vial packaging

Bionostics’ first comprehensive production line adds efficiency and output to its operations and pays for itself in a year.
At left, the vtf/f/s machine at the DreamPak plant is used for both contract packaging, as well as the creation of the company's
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Following a dream

Thanks to two new vtf/f/s machines, entrepreneur Dr. Aly Gamay was able to expand his cheese processing and flavoring businesses to include nutraceuticals, snacks for kids, and contract packaging, too.See in-plant video
The ER63's robotic head moves along three axes of motion to reach high speeds at C-P Europe's Compiegne plant.
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Colgate-Palmolive's robotic solution

Unusual for its ability to integrate three axes of motion, this robotic case packer is flexibile and fast.
New filling equipment has helped Yofarm improve accuracy and consistency in filling toppings for its YoCrunch line of yogurt.
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Yogurt producer fills craving for higher throughput

Yofarm reduces waste dramatically with a new auger filler that achieves consistent volume control of yogurt toppings.
A 10-bucket combination scale feeds a steady supply of sweetened dried cranberries to each waiting case (inset).
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Bulk-packed Craisins pick up the pace

As demand for its sweetened dried cranberries in 10- and 25-lb boxes continued to increase, Ocean Spray responded with a brand new bag-in-box line.