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Bosch Packaging Technology: Versatile overwrapper

Doboy’s new Stratus SK horizontal wrapper for overwrapping with shrink or PE films is said to be so versatile it is ideal for packing literature and mails, single-piece items, multi-packs, trays, cartons for retail display, food and almost any regular-shaped product within machine size limits.
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ARPAC LLC: Film multipacker

New from Arpac Group is the Brandpac BPMP-5100 Series print-registered film multipacker, which runs at speeds to 35 multipacks/min and is ideal for medium-volume producers and contract packers.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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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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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case erector

A-B-C Packaging published a brochure for its Model 330 case erector, a compact machine available in tape or adhesive sealing models. Case erector is equipped with floating case feed grippers that operate independently to lift cases from the magazine, ensuring consistent feed from uneven case stacks.
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Case erector

The newly designed OK Superformer Case Erector from O/K Intl. meets tough flexibility requirements in the U.S. Erects as many as 16 cases/min and features automatic box squaring, low taper or box alarm, simple adjustment, and stainless-steel construction.
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Sorting through a life

The month of June has had an unusual quality to it this year. On one hand, we’ve seen the explosion of sales of former President Clinton’s new book, My Life, despite the fact that most reviewers have been rather critical of it.

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