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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.