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Case/Tray Packing

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New tray loader

PACK EXPO : Sigpack Systems, a Bosch Packaging Technology Co. launched its new compact WTI tray loader in September at the Pack Expo Las Vegas show.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Tape and adhesive sealing

A-B-C has introduced a top-sealing case sealer that offers both tape and hot melt adhesive sealing, for packagers with varying case-sealing requirements.
Shown here are the four-station conveyor pallets emerging from the shrink tunnel. Each station holds three shrink-sleeved balls.
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An automation hole in one

Wilson Sporting Goods puts golf balls in shrink sleeves three times faster since installing conveyorized system that now runs smoothly 24/7.
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Shure-Glue: Hot melt unit

Shure-Glue offers its NC-20 Pro-Series hotmelt unit built for medium-speed case sealing and high-speed cartoning. Applicator delivers flexibility, performance, and durability, company says.
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Douglas Machine Inc: Shrink wrapper

The Contour™ Series S-50 shrink wrapper from Douglas features a flexible servo-driven wrapping wand that maximizes size range capability, increases film control, and accurately places film.
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LoeschPack: Automatic tray loader

The Lokem-Duo automatic tray loading system from Loesch Pack has been designed especially for gentle treatment of dry baked goods, chocolate, and confectionery.
ARC-Diversified: Case packing of cans
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ARC-Diversified: Case packing of cans

To soften the impact, vacuum grippers hold the can tops as cans, filled with edible oils, are dropped into cases. Case packing equipment was supplied by Hamrick.
Highly modular servo drives
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Controls package brings positioning accuracy and flexibility

Engineers responsible for programming the four-axis collating and infeed system on this robotic tray packer appreciate the modularity of the controls architecture.
This monobloc filler/capper, dedicated to 4-L steel cans, has enabled ARC-Diversified to meet a spike in demand for its edible o
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ARC upgrades in oil and powder

This supplier to a number of U.S. government feeding programs keeps current where packaging machinery and controls technology are concerned.See video
Based on compact robotics and electronics, the case-packing arms have been integrated and custom-fitted into overall packaging o
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High efficiency makes the case for robotics

Malt-O-Meal chooses flexible, compact, easy-changeover case-packing robots for installation at new cereal plant.
A dual-scale filling system at Marich Confectionery includes a specially designed indexing conveyor.
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Vegas show spurs equipment buys

Marich Confectionery increases line speeds dramatically with technology found at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2003.
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OK International: Case erector/bottom sealer

The OK Duraformer 1 from O/K International is a PLC-controlled, fully automatic case erector and integral bottom sealer. Erects RSC or HSC corrugated cases, bottom seals, and delivers them to conveyor at speeds to 10 cases/min.
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Curvilinear servo motor called 'the future of packaging automation'

A direct-drive, moving-magnet servo motor called PackTrak™ is similar to linear servo motors that have been available for some time now.
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Hot-melt unit

Shure-Glue offers its NC-20 Pro-Series hot-melt unit built for medium-speed case sealing and high-speed cartooning. Applicator delivers flexibility, performance, and durability, company says.
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Case packer

Robopack offers its ROBOPACK - 1010, modular case packer and/or tray packing/unpacking machine that runs up to 15 cases/min.

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