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Manual dump system
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Flexicon Corporation: Manual dump system

A new Manual Dump System from Flexicon collects dust generated during manual dumping, compacts empty bags, and conveys bulk material downstream.
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New approach to sortation
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New approach to sortation

The SpanTech Transorter offers a unique way of sorting ultralight items or anything weighing up to about 55 lb.
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National Bulk Equipment, Inc: Bulk material storage systems

Designed to function as process-critical elements in an integrated bulk material processing or packaging operation, National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) bulk material storage systems use integrated automation to improve operator safety and optimize process throughput.
SCC-15-SS Screen Classifying Cutter
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High-torque screen classifying cutter

New high-torque, low-speed cutter reduces hard materials and friable products into controlled particle sizes.
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Conveyor components used in the Pepsi retrofit.
Machine Case Study
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Pepsi invests $35,000 to generate an added $300,000 annually

On a 2-L PET line at a Pepsi plant in Cheverly, MD, an optimized conveyor connection between case packer and palletizer is helping to generate about $300,000 more in revenue per year.
Top loading machine places blisters online.
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Hoffmann-La Roche AG's line automates personalized kit packaging

Seven sub-machines package clinical trial patient kits with efficiency and inspection security, minimizing labor costs.
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National Bulk Equipment, Inc: Pneumatic conveying system

National Bulk Equipment’s pneumatic conveying system is specially treated to transfer highly-corrosive, granular material, uses integrated automation to minimize human exposure to the material, and optimizes process efficiency with its upstream bulk bag unloading system.
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Shibuya Hoppmann Corporation: Bulk conveyor achieves speeds of more than 60 ft./min.

The new EC-Series Bulk Product Conveyor from Shibuya Hoppmann can be used as a bulk conveying system or can be modified to accommodate a bulk hopper for any prefeeding need.
Indexing conveyors accurately deliver component part counts and weights per box at an adjustable pace.
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Indexing conveyors give line operators a break

Modular conveyors give this injection molding company a useful time cushion that improves labor usage efficiencies and reduces packaging line downtime.
Bulk bag conditioning system
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Material Transfer & Storage, Inc: Bulk bag conditioning system

Discharging bulk bags containing material that has solidified, hardened, or agglomerated can cause serious operational bottlenecks.
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Machine Product Brief
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EPSON Robots: Wash down robots for food, medical applications

Designed specifically for perishable food transportation lines, Epson Robots’ C3-IP67 wash down 6-axis robots help to eliminate contamination concerns caused by mishandling and inconsistency of human intervention, and contamination caused by human hair, dust, and pollen in food transportation lines.
Heavy-duty stainless steel hydraulic container dumper
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Material Transfer & Storage, Inc: Heavy-duty stainless steel hydraulic container dumper

Unit has a 7,500# capacity with a 110” discharge height.
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News
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A new approach to conveyors

Different products can be conveyed on a single line and moved in different directions, while an operator has complete control over the speed and direction of movement of the conveyed food products by implementing control commands virtually in real-time.
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Allen Field: Heavy load transport

The Trundler from Allen Field is a system utilizing wheels and feet that eases the movement of heavy and awkward packs, containers, cartons, and display units.
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Material Transfer & Storage, Inc: Bulk bag discharging system

The Material Master Bulk Bag Discharging System from Material Transfer features a fork-lift loaded bulk bag lifting frame with adjustable height receiving frame.

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