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PACK EXPO Video: ER60 high-speed case packing robot

PACK EXPO : Cermex is showing its ER60 high-speed case packing robot at its Pack Expo 2004 booth, S-2448. See video clip of this machine
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Above, a new SLC now sits at the bottom of the controls cabinet for Truitt Bros.' tray-packer/shrink-wrapper system, replacing a
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New programming, controller restores efficiency

Fruit and vegetable canner finds that a proactive upgrade on its tray packer/shrink-wrapper system brings quick payback.
Nancy Cobb, who wrote the course book now used for the two-day Certified Trainer Program, stands surrounded by a few of her stud
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Training to train

PMMI’s Certified Trainer Program has evolved into a solid two-day course in which packaging machinery OEMs and their customers are finding real value.
A bulk display from Frito-Lay gains attention in club stores. It uses printed, solid fiber trays and a glossy, high-clarity film
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Five Packaging Tactics Deliver 'Show Biz' at Retail

Bulk displays and more intense messaging are among the tools that gain sales in retail outlets.
Feet on a mock clamshell blister for the Crayola Color Wonder Activity kit allow it to stand up on the store shelf. The retailer
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Finger paint kit 'stands up' at retailer's command (sidebar)

Not only do packagers have to develop packages for specific distribution channels. Increasingly, they have to develop packages for specific retailers.
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Tray packer

ZYI offers its tray packer, suitable for various types of plastic, metal, or glass containers, such as cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles, rectangular cartons.
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Standard-Knapp: Case packer

Standard-Knapp has developed the Pakmore™ high-speed, continuous-motion case packer, which features smooth motion, soft placement of bottles into case, and automatic changeover.
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Sonoco Alloyd: Ergonomic sealing machine

Alloyd offers its new ergonomically advanced, two-station blister sealing machine with control enhancements that add to productivity. The Aergo 2plus is a two-station, shuttle-sealing machine redesigned to enhance both productivity and worker comfort.
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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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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.
A single controller andles complete machine control on
the pharmaceutical tray-loading system .
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Servos bring gentle handling

On this four-axis tray loader, an integrated controller teams up with intelligent servo drives on all four servo motors.
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Pack Expo visits lead to purchases

Representatives from both a Heinz division and a well known California winery both found the servo-based equipment they needed at Pack Expo International 2002.
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Omega Design Corp.: Shrink bundler

Omega Design offers its new In-Line Shrinkbundler that operates at speeds in excess of 350 containers/min, depending on package configurations. Machine design enables it to be easily integrated into most line layout configurations.
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Case erector

Constructed of heavy stainless steel, A-B-C’s (Tarpon Springs, FL) Model 330-SS case erector withstands washdown and resists rust and corrosion. Floating case feed grippers operate independently to ensure reliable feed even when running wrapped or band-marked cases.
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Pearson Packaging Systems: Case erector

Pearson’s new Model R350 Case Erector features a low-level, ergonomically designed magazine for easy loading. Magazine is compact, yet provides capacity for 200 case blanks.

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