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Filling, Capping & Sealing

Tabletop sealer handles variety of standup pouches
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Tabletop sealer handles variety of standup pouches

What kind of tabletop sealer can handle standup pouches of different materials, sequentially? Foil, Tyvek, plastics can all be sealed by variable-speed tabletop band sealers from APM, as this video demonstrates.
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Yamato: Semi-automatic weigher

Able to achieve combination speeds of up to 30 packs/min., Yamato’s TSDW Semi-Automatic Weigher helps increase production speed and decrease product loss by detecting the weight of products and selecting the best combination of items to achieve the targeted package weight.
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Optima: Packaging system for single-portion coffee/tea pods

Able to produce 1500 single-portion packs/min., the Optima CFL4-10/D is a modular packaging system that delivers both asymmetrical and symmetrical pods and capsules for a variety of tea and coffee products.
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Nordson ASYMTEK: Fluid-dispensing system for cleanroom

Created for applications that are sensitive to contamination by submicron-sized particles, Nordson ASYMTEK's new Spectrum II Cleanroom Series high-speed, high-accuracy, scalable fluid-dispensing system comes with new Class 100 (ISO 5) compatible configurations.
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Sharp Packaging to gain 10-month ROI on tablet counter

A successful validation study leads to a pharmaceutical contract packager’s use of tablet counters on all its bottling lines and small-quantity bottle filling.
Machinery to take center stage at Pharma Expo in Chicago
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Machinery to take center stage at Pharma Expo in Chicago

Co-located with Pack Expo Intl., the event will showcase next-generation production line advances in automation.
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Allpax Products: Production scale R&D retort

The new five-foot diameter, single basket retort offers multi-mode and multi-agitation operation.
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Matrix: Multilane stickpack machine

The Inever BY300 multilane stickpack machine offered by Matrix, powered by Pro Mach, delivers laser scoring and marking combined in one system, lowering operating costs through savings in consumables, and improving the overall appearance and consumer friendliness of the stick pack.
RIVA, an automated compounding system from Intelligent Hospital Systems, prepares IV bags 50 mL to 1,000 mL, and can also prepare low-concentration dilution bags for pediatric dosing.
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GHS automates sterile IV compounding

A new pharmacy is equipped with two automated compounding systems that serve the South Carolina health system’s five locations, improving patient safety as well as internal productivity and efficiency.
RIVA automated compounding technology from Intelligent Hospital Systems compounds syringes and IV bags in an ISO Class 5 environment that enhances the safety of compounded medications while reducing cost and waste.
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How RIVA works at Greenville Hospital Systems

A detailed look at how self-contained RIVA equipment automatically compounds IV syringes or bags for improved patient safety, productivity and efficiency at Greenville Hospital Systems in SC.
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Alfa Laval: Bag-in-box fillers with servomotors

In the compact Astepo High Speed Low Acid bag-in-box filler (HS-LA), filling cycles are shortened by the use of electric servomotors controlling the aseptic filling head and bag feeder.
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Plastic tray/lid breakthrough
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Plastic tray/lid breakthrough

New EasyLid is a patented solution from Sealpac that provides a hermetic seal and full lid function in just one sealing process. It’s consumer friendly because it offers a reclosure feature, and it’s sustainable, too.
Horizontal f/f/s for pillow or stand-up pouch
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Horizontal f/f/s for pillow or stand-up pouch

The Mespack 570 3 is a three-up horizontal form/fill/seal machine built to the highest sanitary standards and targeted toward the shredded cheese market. Produces either pillow pouch or stand-up pouch from rollstock.
Robotic system for filling and stoppering of vials
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Robotic system for filling and stoppering of vials

Bausch & Stroebel’s flexible two-robot system is designed for filling, stoppering, and crimp-capping of vials in the pharmaceutical industry. Handles syringes and cartridges, too.
Filler handles tubes holding more than a half liter
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Filler handles tubes holding more than a half liter

The Nordenmatic 1703x tube filler from Coesia’s Norden division handles up to 65-mm diameter tubes and it is the first high-speed offering for large tubes holding more than half a liter.

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