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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Pack Expo Video: Case erector with print module

NEWS FROM PACK EXPO LAS VEGAS: A-B-C at PELV introduced case-erecting technology that allows packagers to economically print logos, batch codes, product identification, or other important data on both the side and end panels of their cases, in-line, during high-speed case forming and sealing. See video clip of this machine
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OK International: Case erector

O/K Intl. offers the OK Superformer that erects up to 18 cases/min. Machine comes standard with automatic box squaring, low taper or low box alarm, and stainless-steel construction.
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Cermex Inc: Film reel change

The patented D.I.S. (Dual Injection System) from Cermex represents a new way of changing film reels on a shrink wrapper without stopping the machine. This new development lends itself to the Cermex TS Evolution 3 ‘overlapping film’ range of shrink wrappers that seal film without a sealing bar.
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Wayne Automation: Case packer for jugs

Wayne Automation Corp. introduces the BWCP-40 bottled water case packer for the packing of difficult-to-handle 2.5-gal jugs. Machine handles 24/7 operation at speeds to 40 jugs/min.
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Cartoner speeds changeover

Third-generation, semi-automatic vertical cartoner relies on servo technology to quicken changeover and permit wide size ranges.
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Schneider Packaging Equip. Co.: Case packers

Schneider introduces the vertical and horizontal KDF case packers designed to accommodate cases up to 30”x21”x24”. The vertical unit has speeds of 4 cases/min.
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Servo-driven shrink wrapper

Arpac Group offers the servo-driven Model 75GI high-speed shrink wrapper that operates at speeds to 75 bundles/min. Machine is designed specifically for the printing and publishing industry, shrink wrapping random-size bundles, extremely short stacks, and lightweight products.
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Compacker: Robotic case packer

The new Compacker Rap-UP 190-3 fully automatic case packer erects, loads, and seals regular to large size case blanks around product. The machine is equipped with a custom-engineered servo controlled robotic loader that picks and places rolls of paper or film up to 72” in length.
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Security measures (sidebar)

Thermoforms add scents of security
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Trinamics Incorporated: Small case erector

The Trinamics TR2010SCE small case erector/bottom sealer is easy to operate, user friendly, fast to changeover, and safe to use, company says.
Tissue Machinery Company's radical new wrapper is named Zero because it was designed from scratch to make maximum use of servo t
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Gen3 thinking drives TMC

Riddled with servo motors and governed by a single integrated controller that handles logic, motion, and HMI, the Zero machine is right out of the future.
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Pouched onions prosper under high-pressure water

A system that uses high-pressure water to kill food pathogens helped Winsoms of Walla Walla launch 8-oz and 2 1/2-lb resealable pouches of refrigerated, chopped onions to the Pacific Northwest this month, with nationwide distribution expected by next year.
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Boxing out the competition

A switch to a new gearbox increases reliability and lowers cost for Goodman’s new case packer.
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AIDCO International Inc: Robotic case packer

Aidco Intl. has developed a RoboticStar case packing system specifically designed for multiple types of round or oval PET or glass containers for the food and beverage industries.
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KUKA Robotics Corporation: Space-saving robot

From Kuka Robotics comes a new space-saving packaging robot suitable for case packing, stacking, and material loading. The KR 30 HA takes up 35% less floor space than its predecessor, the KR 30/2, yet its working envelope is almost 15% larger.

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