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Bagging & Form/fill/seal

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OMAC to show Plug-and-Pack demo machine

Comprehensive, multi-vendor technology demonstrator scheduled for PACK EXPO 2004 completion
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F. Gaviña & Sons: Vertical form/fill/seal of coffee bags
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F. Gaviña & Sons: Vertical form/fill/seal of coffee bags

After film is pulled through a vf/f/s section and bags are filled with coffee, a heater bar heat seals the top of the bags. Later, a tin-tie is automatically applied and folded for each bag. Finally, each bag has tape applied to its top and the bags are then discharged from the machine.
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Conveyors

Shuttleworth introduces a line of SmartFeed™ conveyors that interface with all wrappers. Six different designs meet the specific belt or lug feed requirements of these machines.
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CMD Corporation: Continuous-motion vf/f/s system

CMD Packaging Systems machine produces a variety of bag styles, including 4-corner seal, 4-side seal, 3-side seal, and a standard pillow. Customized jaw design and orientation for unique package shapes are available.
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Pouch maker makes progress with PLS

New PLS plug-in module offers easier programming, less wiring, and less hardware for hf/f/s manufacturer.
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Concetti Group: F/f/s machine

The Continua 1800 f/f/s machine from the Concetti Group (Norcross, GA) can accommodate products such as aggressive chemicals, fertilizer, cereals, pet food, and more.
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Eagle Pack Corporation: Eagle Pack Corporation: Servo auger filler/bagger

The Phaser vf/f/s bagger from EaglePack (Oakland, CA) is equipped with the ExactaPack Series 6000 servo auger filler. It has a size range from 2”x3” to 13”x15” and a cycle speed of up to 60 bags/min.
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Vertical form/fill/seal

The economical Flash 250 series of vf/f/s systems from PMB-UVA (Richmond, VA) provides single-axis servo drive, and speeds to 120 packs/min. Made of stainless steel, the equipment can produce pillow and flat-bottom, side-gusseted bags for food and non-food applications.
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High-performance laminations

Valéron Strength Films (Houston, TX) introduces a new line of high-performance laminations designed to meet high strength and barrier requirements.
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Signet Marking Devices: Hot melt ink printer

Operating in both continuous- or intermittent-motion applications, the HM8000 hot melt ink printer is said to provide clean, crisp, instant dry prints at the lowest cost per unit.
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Keene Technology, Inc: Automatic splicer

The FS Series packaging splicer from Keene Technology (South Beloit, IL) continuously unwinds a web directly into the process line. With 2 roll unwind positions and fully automatic splicing capabilities, the machine eliminates the need to stop the process line for roll changes of web material for vf/f/s machines. The solid construction, compact design, and affordable price are all features that the company says will help packagers increase production by reducing downtime.
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Rovema Packaging Machines L.P.: Flat-bottom bag machine

The Rovema (Lawrenceville, GA) SBS 250 Brick Pack machine was created for efficient and cost-effective production of flat-bottom style bags with a variety of top-closing designs and reclosable features.
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Servo auger filler/bagger

The Phaser Bagger from EaglePack (Oakland, CA) will be shown at the 2003 SCAA coffee exposition in Boston, held April 25-28.
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Technical Innovation shines

Food packaging was well represented among the winners in the Technical Innovation category of this year’s FPA awards competition.
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FPA awards show flexible versatility

From fruit to juice to dog food to premixed grout, the winners in the Packaging Excellence category in FPA’s annual competition are a mixed bag.

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