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EF-APC Advanced
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MPS: Multi-substrate press line

The EF press line is now available in three different versions to accommodate a range of market requirements.
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AVT's PrintVision Helios II inspection system.
Machine Product Brief
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Advanced Vision Technology: Hologram inspection system for print color control

Inspects foils and holograms without second or third optic head on a printing press or doctor machine.
News
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Carton converters to install game-changing digital presses

AGI-Shorewood Group (ASG) and Multi-Packaging Solutions (MPS) are pushing the limits of folding carton converting.
Machine Product Brief
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Serac: PET bottle blow molding machine

Designed to optimize energy consumption, Serac’s SBL (Serac Blow Linear) PET bottle blow molding machine for dairy products and edible oil produces bottles up to 5 liters in size at speeds from 2,400 to 12,000 containers/hr.
Thun specializes in handmade ceramic giftware, with its trademark figurine the Original Bolzano Angel, created by the company in its early days.
Machine Case Study
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Giftware shippers made to measure

New technology at giftware distribution center in Italy will allow custom-size cases to be produced automatically, with less than 1% waste, saving material, labor, and logistics costs and enhancing consumer satisfaction.
Records were broken at ICE USA.
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2nd biennial ICE USA sets records

A total of 2,820 converting professionals from 45 states and 44 countries filled the aisles at ICE USA 2013 in Orlando, Florida, April 9-11, to see the latest equipment and technologies on display from 345 exhibiting companies.
In the Stanpac ink room.
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On-site ink prep brings savings to package printer

Stanpac relies on an in-plant liquid ink dispenser and special software to ensure precise flexo color formulations.
Machine Case Study
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Staples deploys on-demand, custom case making

Staples rolls out on-demand case-making system that produces a custom case size for every order. At its Oak Creek, WI, facility, two machines convert 151 box sizes at 300/hr.
Sovereign Decorator
Machine Product Brief
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Can decorating machine

Machine brings heightened decorating quality, speed and flexibility to canmaking lines.
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New digital color label press at Reynders
Machine Case Study
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Digital color label press is a first

When it comes to quality and perfection, Reynders Label Printing has shown since its founding in 1959 that it knows just how to deliver.
A 500-mL PET bottle weighing just 8.9 g
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A 500-mL PET bottle weighing just 8.9 g

At the Aoki booth a single-stage ISBM machine was running a 500-mL PET bottle weighing just 8.9 g, and the cycle time was just 8.75 seconds.
Roll and blow tech for plastic bottles
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Roll and blow tech for plastic bottles

Printpack produces plastic rollstock that can be fed through a unique Agami system that rolls and blows bottles up to 500 mL. Non-barrier for dairy, or barrier for hot fill or aseptic filling.
At the heart of the integrated prime/print/finish line is the HP Indigo WS6000 digital press.
Machine Case Study
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Digital printing with a whole new level of in-line integration

By yoking together the priming, printing, and finishing stations of its digital printing operation in one integrated line, ILS gains significant manufacturing efficiencies.
VERY VARIABLE. The high-quality, multi-color adhesive labels are produced to serve diverse markets such as food, beverage, and personal care products in flexible printing/coding formats. The label job data software runs on individual Windows-based PCs, and label data scanners review for accuracy.
Feature Article
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Improving multiple label production control

Job tracking software saves 20 hours per week in labor and $15,000 per year in operating costs.
Machine Product Brief
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Single zone controller

SISE recently released the 1ZX, its NEW single-zone temperature controller.
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