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Filling, Capping & Sealing

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Oystar: Aseptic cup filler

Designed for dairy products, Oystar’s fully servo-controlled Flexline FL 8/8 CA cup filler aseptically fills and seals preformed cups, achieving a production rate of up to 38,400 cups/hr., with a filling quantity range of 90-400g.
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NBE: Process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper

National Bulk Equipment’s process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper is designed and built to the particular sanitary operating processes and practices of the application to ensure optimal compliance contribution (OCC).
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Spee-Dee: Multi-lane filler

Suitable for a variety of dry product applications, Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery’s multi-lane filling systems can be built with 2-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 8-, 10-, and 16-drop configurations to boost production rates with accurate fills for a variety of rigid containers; by filling with a 16-up configuration filler at 40 indexes/min., more than 600 fills/min. can be achieved.
WestPack 2014: Capping Machine
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WestPack 2014: Capping Machine

Magna Capper is an automatic inline capping machine that applies and torques closures onto containers at speeds to 60 cpm. Track feeds cap to machine. Floats cap onto bottle, allowing for fewer crossthreads. Uses servo technology for repeatable, consistent running. Incorporates a user-friendly Allen Bradley touchscreen.
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Multipond: Multihead weighers with hygienic design

Multipond’s new J-Generation multi-head weighers meet tough hygiene regulations worldwide: the frame, monitor holder, and hopper have been revamped and redeveloped; there are no double surfaces, gaps, dead space, or cavities, making cleaning simple; and no aluminum is used in production.
Pfizer Global Supply to conduct trial of thermal imaging system that offers 100% inline inspection without touching the package, offering a technology development for nondestructive packaging seal inspection.
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Pfizer Global Supply to conduct trial of thermal imaging system

Thermal imaging system offers 100% inline inspection without touching the package, offering a technology development for nondestructive packaging seal inspection.
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Mettler Toledo: Microgram weights

Mettler Toledo announces a new range of microgram weights with nominal values from 0.05 mg to 0.5 mg.
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Fogg Filler: Clean-in-place skid for filling line

Able to be custom designed for a new filler, or retrofitted to existing filling lines, Fogg Filler’s Clean In Place (CIP) skid mixes, heats, and delivers caustic, and/or other chemicals, and water to clean all product contact parts of a filler for clean in place processes, and recycle as desired.
Grupo Petropolis in Brazil is growing aggressively.
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Grupo Petropolis builds two new breweries

Brazil’s second-largest brewing conglomerate, Grupo Petrópolis, is aggressively building a bigger footprint, having installed twelve million hectolitres of new capacity recently in Brazil.
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Apacks: Single head semi-automatic mass flow meter filler

The ExactMass single-head semi-automatic liquid filling machine from Apacks uses Coriolis flow meter technology to measure the mass of liquid and fill liquid by weight.
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NBE: Polycarbonate-encased bulk bag unloader

National Bulk Equipment’s bulk bag unloader system is designed for use in highly contaminant-sensitive process areas handling bulk materials known to generate combustible dusts.
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ILPRA: In-line tray sealing machines

The FP1460 and FP1485 in-line tray sealing machines from ILPRA are based on brushless movements, which provide low energy consumption, increased production, and reduced maintenance costs.
FRONT VIEW. The front of the AFTCATS robotic bottling system shows the main touchscreen display, with the pick-and-place loading robot shown in the window.
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Cancer diagnostics firm automates bottle filling, capping, labeling

Dako’s compact robotic bottling system frees up vital production floor space, increases speed, and reduces labor costs, filling different bottle shapes and sizes with no mechanical setup between production runs.
FLEXIBLE PACKS. This lineup shows some of the varieties  of 50-mL Pocket Shot packs.
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Pocket Shot hunts for pouch sealing solution

Ultrasonic sealing virtually eliminates leakers attributable to a previous hot-seal/cold-seal approach.
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Multipond: 36-head weigher

Multipond’s high-speed 400 series of multi-head weighers now includes a 36-head version – the MP 36-400/400-C – which is suitable for weights up to 100g, and speeds up to 500 realistic weighings/min.

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