Current issue: October 2014

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Delkor: Stand-up pouch case packers

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #3834! Delkor Systems’ new high-speed (HSP-400) and mid-speed (MSP-200) case packers are designed to package stand-up pouches in a variety of shelf-ready packaging formats and standard interleaved shippers, providing speeds of 300 and 150 pouches/min, respectively.
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LoeschPack: Fold wrapping machine for pre-wrapped chocolate

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #2393! Helping chocolate manufacturers achieve premium packaging of chocolate bars, LoeschPack’s LTM-K fold wrapping machine packages pre-wrapped chocolate bars in cardboard at speeds up to 220 bars/min.
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Epson: Label printer

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #8375, and PHARMA EXPO Booth #427! Epson’s durable ColorWorks C7500 Label Printer provides high efficiency and productivity, and up to 50% in total labeling cost savings for higher volume repacking, industrial, and manufacturing applications.
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Emerson: Dry conveying for food packaging

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #6132! The new System Plast NG Evo conveyor chain from Emerson's Power Transmission Solutions business features a proprietary, low-friction FDA-approved thermoplastic resin for dry conveying in food packaging applications, and provides a higher breaking load, greater elasticity, lower coefficient of friction, and much greater abrasion resistance than its predecessor.
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Luceo: Food packaging inspection machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth # S4368! Luceo Inspection’s hygienic, ergonomic ThermoSecure L is a food packaging inspection machine that detects and rejects all packaging with poor quality sealing, and with labeling or marking errors.
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JLS: Automatic leak detection system

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #N-4912! Suitable for packages that contain a brine or juice such as hot dogs, sliced luncheon meats, and sausages, JLS Automation’s PIVT (Package Integrity Validation Technologies) system utilizes vacuum, vision, and other sensor technologies to detect seal contamination, leaks and pinholes that lead to the loss of package integrity, at line speeds of up to 160 packages/min.
Materials Product Brief
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Toray: Films for lidding, bakery, snacks

See them at PACK EXPO Booth #5467! Toray Plastics’ LumiLid lidding film is dual-ovenable FDA-compliant clear, white, and metallized; Torayfan CBS2 film is an economical, environment-conscious, PVdC-free, clear, high-oxygen and moisture-barrier BOPP film.
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Mettler Toledo: Checkweighers

See them at PACK EXPO, Booth #S1706 and Pharma Expo, Booth #W776! Mettler Toledo Hi-Speed’s new C3000 series checkweighers deliver a throughput and accuracy increase of 33% for less waste in a flexible, space-saving design.
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Markem-Imaje: High-speed, high-resolution thermal inkjet printer

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #2814! The 1050 high-resolution thermal inkjet printer from Markem-Imaje delivers enhanced traceability as well as customized product promotional coding in short runs, with serialized data and complex 1D and 2D barcodes, on fast-moving production lines in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and other industries.
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Sharp Packaging: Improved bagging systems

See them at PACK EXPO, Booth #3652! Sharp Packaging Systems’ improved SXTM, MAX 12TM and MAX 20TM bagging systems increase productivity for a variety of industries that use flexible packaging by incorporating size and weight reductions as well as new printers, PCs, and PLCs.
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Romaco: Tablet press, strip packaging for pharma products

See them at Pharma Expo, Booth #637! Available in three configurations – one each for the production of mono-layer, bi-layer and core tablets (tab-in-tab) – Romaco’s Kilian KTP 420X Tablet Press features high-speed production, easy format changeovers, and minimal product loss; the Siebler HM 1 Strip Packaging Machine is designed for heat sealing pharmaceutical solids that require protection against humidity, air, and light exposure.
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Haver Filling Systems: High-level, end-of-line palletizers

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #6145! Handling 11- to 110-lb bags at rates of 1,500-2,000 bags/hr, Series 1800 palletizers from Haver Filling Systems Inc. are fully-automated machines that precisely stack bags made of various materials filled with dry bulk products to form compact, stable bag stacks.
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NJM: Compact bottle unscrambler

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2130 and Pharma Expo Booth #W-503! Designed for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturers, food processors and contract packers, NJM Packaging’s UNISORT 32 compact bottle unscrambler orients and feeds plastic bottles that are round, rectangular, or square, and delivers throughput of up to 160 bottles/min, based on 100 cc bottles.
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Orion Packaging: Chain conveyor pallet wrap system

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #5431! Orion Packaging Systems’ Lo Pro Chain Conveyor Pallet Wrap System wraps the new half-size pallets that are now being used in the beverage delivery industry.
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MG America: Cartoner for pharma applications

See it at Pharma Expo, Booth #677! MG America’s new Kartos I/100 Cartoner, designed for pharmaceutical, personal care, and cosmetic applications, is a servo-motor driven, intermittent motion machine that offers a wide format range – including blisters, sachets, suppositories, tubes, bottles, trays, vials, jars, and flow-packs – and a maximum output of 100 cartons/min.
Materials Product Brief
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Pregis: Protective packaging platform supports omni-channel retailing requirements

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #8113! With Pregis Corp.’s “Ship from Store” protective packaging platform, a team of the company's packaging professionals evaluates an individual retailer’s go-to-market strategy and recommends standardized packaging solutions that will work across all of the desired channels.
Machine Product Brief
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Spee-Dee: 20-gallon split hopper

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth # N-5441! Suitable for v f/f/s applications, Spee-Dee’s new 20-gal split hopper powder filler features tool-free changeovers and easy cleaning, reducing downtime and increasing productivity.
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Triangle: Vf/f/s bagger with enhanced sanitation features

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2014! Designed to meet rigorous hygiene standards for applications such as infant formula, pharmaceutical powders, whey, and other dairy powders, Triangle Package Machinery’s Model XYS08 with Spee-Dee Sanitary Auger is a high-speed compact vf/f/s bagging machine that is also suitable for packaging nuts, rice, powders, small fresh-cut produce, and confectionery products.

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