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Converting Machinery

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.
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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.
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Single zone controller

SISE recently released the 1ZX, its NEW single-zone temperature controller.
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AZCO Corp.: Compact sheeter

Compact sheeter is ideal for film, foil, paper, nonwoven, corrugated, rubber, or other flexible material.
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Wilmington Machinery, Inc: Plastic pallet molding system

Wilmington Machinery introduces the LUMINA #PM-5 Dual Clamp System.
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Boston Scientific boxes savings by producing shippers on demand

The company’s Netherlands distribution center reduces freight and corrugated inventory costs with three converting machines that provide a four-month return on investment.
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Sacmi USA: Injection preform system

Sacmi’s IPS, a new-concept injection preform system, is designed for stretch blow molding of beverage bottles.
The addition of digital label printing capabilities has helped the company.
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Dry-toner digital press perfect for U.K. converter

U.K. printer expands from conventional print processes to offer short-run labels that offer personalization options and high-quality finishing options at a competitive price.
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Wilmington Machinery, Inc: Rotary blow molder uses single-parison technology

Designed for use with light-weight HDPE bottles for milk and yogurt drink products, or multilayer containers for barrier, or hot fill applications, Wilmington’s Rotary Blow Molder is a new style of machine said to be simpler to use compared to shuttles or reciprocating screw machines.
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Krones, Inc: Blow-molder produces up to 2,250 containers/hr. and cavity

The Contiform 3, the latest generation of Krones’ stretch blow-molding machine series, increases production output, reduces total air and energy consumption, and features improved hygienic design.
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Pharmaceutical pavilion lends healthy appeal to Pack Expo Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center hosts Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 26 – 28, focusing on packaging and processing.
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W. Amsler Equipment: Preform cooling system improves PET container production

A unique preform cooling system from W. Amsler Equipment Inc., uses increased air flow in the oven to deliver major productivity improvements for manufacturers of PET containers.
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Interphex 2011 New York programs announced

Educational program to feature biopharmaceutical manufacturing topics. Meanwhile, ISPE will again sponsor the March 29-31 event in New York.
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Standard-Knapp: Continuous motion case packer

The PakMore™ continuous motion case packer from Standard-Knapp provides fast and smooth packaging of bottles using zero-gap infeed for balanced lines and jam-free operation.
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Progress on two fronts

Less than a year after the Food Safety Alliance for Packaging was formed as a division of the IoPP, it’s encouraging to see that there is progress to report where FSAP’s goals are concerned.
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Foiled plans might or might not be good

Aluminum foil has long held its own as a barrier material, but there are competitors.

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