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Case/Tray Packing

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High-speed robotic case packer

Delta-style robotic solution is suitable for high-speed packaging of frozen food products or flow-wrapped or shrink-wrapped products.
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This new overwrapper now incorporates servo controls, giving it faster changeover times.
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Technology redesign incorporates servos

Package Machinery Company’s new servo-driven FA-ST overwrapping machine is equipped with six servo drives, giving it added flexibility and fewer maintenance issues compared to the machine it replaced.
With servo drives, Profibus, SERCOS, and more, the main control cabinets are fully loaded with everything but point-to-point wir
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RJRT retrofits its future

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco modernizes case packers and robotic palletizers with updated controls.
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Rennco LLC: Hf/f/s machine

Rennco offers its new hf/f/s-type Standard 500 S machine. Machine offers high-quality packaging, bagging, or shrink wrapping. It is easily integrated into all types of production lines and has fast changeover times.
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Tray-Pak Corporation: New tray packer

Newly patented Tray-Pak® packaging system is designed to produce a value-added shipper that provides an attractive and shelf-ready display tray.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Tray packer for beverage bottles

A-B-C offers the Model 170 tray packer for bottles or containers in chipboard multipacks. It accumulates product and packs and seals trays automatically at speeds to 25 trays/min.
Tropicana Europe: Air conveying/filling/accumulating/labeling/tray packing on aseptic filling lin
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Tropicana Europe: Air conveying/filling/accumulating/labeling/tray packing on aseptic filling lin

At Tropicana Europe’s new plant in Zeebrugge, Belgium, PET bottles are air-conveyed from depalletization to a new aseptic line from Procomac Industries.
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Fallas Automation Inc: Robotic pick-and-place robotic case loader

The R-400 robotic pick-and-place case packer from Fallas can accommodate a variety of lay-flat and vertical pack configurations. Machine is built for a washdown environment.
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Glaxo rolls out three more dentifrice innovations

Continuing its roll-out of new dentifrice products, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Moon Township, PA, has now introduced a toothpaste and floss combo, Aquafresh Floss 'N'Cap.
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SWF Companies: Case/tray packer

SWF Co. offers its TL 100 pick-and-place tray/case packer that provides packing for a variety of applications at speeds to 35 placements/ min and in multiple layers and pack patterns.
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ARPAC LLC: Multipacker for registered film

The Arpac Group offers the intermediate-speed BrandPac print-registered film multipacker, wrapping at speeds ranging from 25 to 35 multipacks/min. Continuous-motion, bottom-overlap wrapping system can multipack tall plastic bottles, jars, cans, cartons, and a variety of other packs in unsupported bundles and over-wrapped trays, using clear, printed or print-registered polyethylene film.
Peak Foods: Bowl accumulation for nondairy whipped topping
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Peak Foods: Bowl accumulation for nondairy whipped topping

Bowl flow on the Garvey accumulation table downstream of TE banding and ahead of case packing is seen in overhead and floor-level views. Bowls will continue to recirculate on the accumulation table, which operates without active devices such as photoeyes, until downstream operations are cleared.
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Focke & Company: Tray wraparound case packer

The new Model 445 Tray-Tray/Hood wraparound case packer from Focke and Co. runs up to 30 shipping units/min. No-tool changeover occurs in 15 min or less.
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Multivac Inc: Tray sealer

Multivac offers its VisionSeal system that uses the latest technology for MAP packaging of products in shallow trays. System allows for product above the tray flange level so as to resemble overwrapped packaging.
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Multipacking solution

PakTech now offers its TwinPak handles for PET square and round gallons. Sold primarily at club stores, standard design connects 2 bottles for easy grabbing and carrying.

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