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Cartoning Equipment

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interpack insights

The buzz at the über-sized interpack packaging show in Germany included integration, function-block technology, Rx ‘pens,’ simplicity, esthetics, and concern for machinery ‘made in China.’
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Tisma, an SWF Company: Horizontal cartoner

The Tisma Div. of SWF Cos. has introduced the Horizon 100 horizontal cartoner, an ergonomically advanced unit capable of reaching speeds to 440 cartons/min.
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CLARIFICATIONS

In the February story about Teva Pharmaceuticals, the $150ꯠ yearly savings is across three plants, not one. Also, though the desiccant-packet insertion equipment described has a top-rated speed of 300/min, Teva runs in the range of 125/min.
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Versatile conveyor

Shuttleworth introduces its Servo SmartFeed® Conveyor to increase automated productivity and versatility in wrapper lines. The high-speed wrapper infeed is designed to allow for better handling of products in the wrapping and cartoning processes by feeding the products into flow wrappers and cartoning machines faster and more accurately.
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Z Automation Company: Cartoner

Z Automation offers its CH7.5-250C continuous-motion horizontal cartoner, which features 7 servo drives for easy maintenance and reduced downtime.
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Meridian cartoner

PACK EXPO : R.A. Jones offered its Meridian™ cartoner at Pack Expo International 2004. Cartoner is a flexible, cost effective mid-range packaging solution with a range of product handling and transfer capabilities, company says.
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PACK EXPO Video: ProLine FC horizontal cartoning

PACK EXPO : Triangle is offering its ProLine FC horizontal cartoning machine at its booth, S-806, at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
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OYSTAR USA Pharmaceutical Packaging Division: Balcony-style cartoners

IWKA PacSystems offers its advanced Cartopac line of cartoners, featuring maintenance-free balcony construction and built-in intelligent, easy-access PC technology for dependability and simplicity of operation.
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MGS Machine Corp.: Intermittent motion cartoner

The Eclipse™ intermittent- motion cartoner from MGS Machine Corp. runs at speeds to 90 cartons/min and handles cartons up to 10”x4.5”x12”. Machine has a “walk in” style design for ease of operator interface and a state-of-the-art HMI and motion controls package.
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Training tomorrow's technicians

Here’s what three technical colleges are doing to help prepare both incoming students and current workers for the next generation of packaging machinery.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrapper and stacker

Douglas offers its Contour™ Series S-30 shrink wrapper and Velocity™ servo cartoner stacker. The Contour is equipped with a scalable heat tunnel with heat and airflow management that ensures excellent "bull's eyes" and minimum graphic distortion.
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Intermittent motion cartoner

MGS Machine Corp.
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Solvay participates in pharma vendor alliance (sidebar)

Solvay Pharmaceuticals is believed to be the first pharmaceutical firm to test a packaging concept as part of a new global strategic alliance between Stora Enso and Robert Bosch.
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Passing data horizontally from processing to packaging

Treating processing and packaging as disjointed tasks hurts efficiency and retards speed to market. New views of controls and integration could bring the two closer together.
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials
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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials

Vials in card form are stacked and then pouched via a Sinlon S.L. Package Machine flow wrapper, represented in the U.S. by Marpak. After precise weighing on a Hi-Speed Checkweigher machine to confirm pouch counts, the pouches travel on a conveyor section to where they are manually inspected before cartoning.

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