Machinery

Case/Tray Packing

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Paperboard overwrapper

NEWS FROM PACK EXPO: The PMC OW 800 overwrapping machine from Paper Machinery Corp. (Milwaukee, WI) wraps paperboard, lenticular, or holographic materials around paperboard or plastic containers.
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High-speed case erector

SWF Companies (Reedley, CA) has redesigned the CE 151 high-speed, automatic case erector/bottom flap sealer. Reaching speeds up to 45 cases/min, the CE 151’s standard features include a Nordson hot melt system, easy load hopper, and multiple case size capabilities.
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Automation closes Pandora's box

Pandora Manufacturing, a contract packager of liquids from Pandora, OH, has increased the consistency of corrugated shipping cartons by 30% with the installation of four A.B. Sealer case erectors.
Quintex: Case erector elevates output for bottle packing
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Quintex: Case erector elevates output for bottle packing

After installing a new blow molder, Quintex Plastics, Spokane, WA, sought a higher output, mezzanine-mounted solution to manual case erecting from Pearson Packaging. Key operations are shown for the erector and bottom sealer, which is located in a tight space.
Clougherty Packing: MAP tray sealing of ground pork and sausage
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Clougherty Packing: MAP tray sealing of ground pork and sausage

Ground pork, patties, and link sausages in two varieties all run through the same MAP tray sealer from Robert Reiser, though only two of the four varieties can be packaged at any one time. This automatic diverter fans the trays out from one lane to four.
Clougherty Packing: Random-height case taping
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Clougherty Packing: Random-height case taping

The random-height case taper from Intertape Polymer Group near the end of the line is a versatile piece of equipment.
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BestPack Packaging Systems: Compact case erector/sealer

BestPack’s (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) newest bottom-sealing case erector, the E LVS 11-2, produces up to 14 cases/min. Its quick changeover uses hand-crank size adjustments with analog readouts for case length and width and hopper width.
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Cermex Inc: Side-loading case packer

The Cermex (Norcross, GA) SB27 side-loading case packer installed recently at a major hair care manufacturer runs at speeds to 7.5 cases/min. Three-count bundles of cartoned hair color are collated layer by layer and then transferred sideways into the RSC.
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Pearson Packaging Systems: Pearson Packaging Systems: Random top case taper

Pearson’s (Spokane, WA) N475 Top Seal Taper is an automatic high-speed machine for sealing different sizes of cases received randomly. It senses case dimensions to direct a servo-driven tape head into proper position.
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Overwrapping machine

Marden Edwards (Antioch, CA) will show the new Series 4 overwrapping machine for the first time at Pack Exp. Increased simplicity and quick changeovers benchmark this more versatile compact modular constructed overwrapper.
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Smurfit-Stone: New case packer

Smurfit-Stone Container (Salt Lake City, UT) will feature case packers/erectors and bag packaging equipment. The company is also introducing the CP 1580 RSC semi-automatic case packer.
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Conference at Pack Expo features 50-plus speakers

Produced by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, the Conference at Pack Expo runs from Monday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 6. Here’s the line-up. For session abstracts, go to http://pei2002.packexpo.com.
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Robert Reiser: Modified atmosphere packaging

The Ross Inpack S-series modified atmosphere tray packaging machine will be unveiled at Pack Expo by Robert Reiser & Co. (Canton, MA). The new line of tray sealers produce from 10 to 100 packs/min.
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ARPAC LLC: Wrapping/bundling machinery

The Arpac Group’s (Schiller Park, IL) offerings include side-seal horizontal wrappers and bottom overlap horizontal wrappers that accept different product sizes and lengths at rates to 120/min.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case unloader

Model 49 decaser from A-B-C Packaging (Tarpon Springs, FL) automatically unloads glass or plastic bottles and containers from necks-down reshipper cases, single files the containers, and uprights the emptied cases to be conveyed to the case packer, at speeds to 75 cases/min.

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