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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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Intermittent motion cartoner

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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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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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PIAB USA Inc: Suction cups

Piab offers a new line of suction cups made with a polyurethane material that combines the soft elasticity of rubber with the wear-resistance of polyurethane.
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Econocorp Inc: Cartoner

Econocorp offers its Econoseal Pegasus cartoner that offers a combination of large size range with speeds of 120 containers/min, all in a smaller footprint.
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Bradman-Lake Inc: Servo-driven cartoner

Bradman-Lake offers its SL904 fully-automatic servo-driven cartoner that runs at 185 containers/min. With up to 14 separate servo motors driving every function, system is synchronized by an industrial PC and is controlled via touchscreen panel.
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Marchesini Group: Pharmaceutical cartoner

Available from Marchesini Packaging Machinery, the MA 150 Cartoner accommodates a wide range of pharmaceutical products and components. GMP-friendly and available in intermittent- and continuous-motion models, featuring balcony design for ease of operator use, full accessibility, and simplified component reconciliation.
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Oystar Jones: Large-center cartoners

R.A. Jones offers flexible, cost-effective solutions with its new Meridian line of metric-designed, large center cartoners. Available with either 9” or 12” centers, both right-hand and left-hand configuration, and convenient small footprints of 16’ or less.
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Ultrasonic banding system helps save pharmaceutical company cash

When its shrinkwrapper proved too troublesome, pharmaceutical product manufacturer Guardian Drug Company purchased two new custom ATS CornerLine Automatic Banding machines from Wexler Packaging Products.
Econocorp's intermittent-motion Spartan cartoner employs a frequency 
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Inverter drives cartoner

Econocorp improves the performance of its venerable Spartan cartoner with AC inverter drive technology.

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