Machinery

Case/Tray Packing

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World's coolest shrink bundling tunnel?

If you weren't at PACK EXPO 2014, here's a few things you missed: kid-friendly packs from Crunch-Pak, a novel reclosure feature on an aluminum can, paired robots on a case packer, a cool-to-the-touch shrink tunnel that has to be seen to be believed, and a Universal Controller that greatly simplifies controls issues on packaging machines that incorporate robots.
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Versatile, small-footprint case packer
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Versatile, small-footprint case packer

The Somic 424 wraparound case packer, which relies on servo controls from Schneider Electric to deliver remarkable versatility in a very small footprint, uses a vacuum belt to maintain tight control of cases as they move through.
Anti-vibration technology
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Anti-vibration technology

The Bosch-Rexroth anti-vibration technology, demonstrated on a two-axis delta style robot, makes it possible to increase packaging machinery speed by 33%.
Robotic top load case packer
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Robotic top load case packer

The RTLM (Robotic Top Loader) from Pearson Packaging Systems features a User Centric Design (UCD) that makes changeover, setup, and troubleshooting much easier and faster.
Primary package bundling using Post-It-style adhesive
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Primary package bundling using Post-It-style adhesive

MultiPack solutions uses Post-It note type adhesive to bundle primary packages. Tape can be customer printed and easily removes without damaging the primary packages.
Reduce or eliminate corrugated use in glass bottle packaging
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Reduce or eliminate corrugated use in glass bottle packaging

The Tite-Pak system from Graphic Packaging uses the benefits of a fiber-based, paperboard product instead of corrugated to provide a strong handle for glass bottle packaging. Further, a new technique protects the bottles at the heels, replacing previous partition system with a series of strategically-place ins at the bottom of the package.
CP-WCP Wrap Around Case Packer
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AFA Systems: Wrap around case packer

The CP-WCP Wrap Around Case Packer from AFA features a gantry robot case erector system and Flat Stack Magazine to erect the wrap around cases, and includes servo driven changeover technology for the case magazine.
Flexible case packer offers smallest footprint, user-friendly operation and loads of options
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Flexible case packer offers smallest footprint, user-friendly operation and loads of options

SOMIC packaging technology guarantees perfect product handling and maximum output.
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Robotics • Custom equipment • Integration • Automation • Engineering services
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Robotics • Custom equipment • Integration • Automation • Engineering services

Universal Machine specializes in robotics, custom equipment, integration, automation, engineering services, and more.
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Wraparound sleever stars in new video
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Wraparound sleever stars in new video

Video shows overhead regular and slow-motion operation of the Douglas Apex™ wraparound sleever for dairy cups. Sleevers offer paperboard solutions for a wide range of products, sleeve styles and pack configurations.
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Focke: Robotic case packer

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #5133! Designed to provide particularly gentle product handling throughout the packaging process, the patented Highly Flexible Packer (HFP) from Focke & Co is a robotic case packer designed for use with a variety of shipping and display components such as regular slotted containers (RSC), half slotted containers (HSC), and trays with or without lids.
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Arpac: Wraparound case/tray packer

Arpac's rugged Performance-Series PC-2500 is a continuous motion wraparound case/tray packer capable of reaching speeds of up to 25 cases or trays/min.
Sweet system wraps and multipacks chocolates
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Sweet system wraps and multipacks chocolates

This animated two-minute video shows how the Cavanna system wraps chocolate bars, then multipacks them. System includes transport, and several different choices in product and packaging configuration, and wrapping machine. Available features include axial handling, evacuation and recycling of empty moulds.
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Somic: Wrap-around case packer

See it at PACK EXO, Booth #E-8722! Somic America’s model 424 wrap-around case packer features a modular, ergonomic design, tool-less changeover, and a small footprint, and produces retail-ready cases at speeds up to 40 cases/min.
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Douglas: Tray packing/shrink wrapping machine

Douglas Machine’s Contour 60 series provides an economical mid-speed system for tray packing and shrink wrapping bottles, cans, jars, and cartons, and is capable of producing single lane 12-packs or multi-lane film only 6-packs on 600/min bottle lines with surge rates up to 720 bpm.

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