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Bottle drying system produces for Britvic

A bottling line started up in fall 2006 at Britvic Soft Drinks at Chelmsford, United Kingdom, to handle the company’s Robinsons Fruit Shoot beverages is anchored by a space-efficient block filler for 200- and 300-mL PET bottles.
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Horizontal tube feeders

New Horizontal Tube Feeders from Auger Feeders are available in 4” or 6” dias, and in various port to port lengths ranging from 24” to 96”.
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CombiScale Inc: Big bucket combination scale

CombiScale offers its 10-head CS-10 big bucket model large capacity combination scale uniquely designed for larger products with weights of up to 6.5 lb.
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Fogg Filler Co.: Improved liquid filler

Fogg Filler has introduced the F6.2 model filler, which features improvements designed to increase both uptime and fill cleanliness.
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Data flows from ERP to packaging machines

Just five operators run two lines that span three floors and churn out 600 bottles/min. An automated order system plays a pivotal role in streamlining changeover.
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Smooth operation

A modified liquid filler helps one commercial skincare products company clean up its act.
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Flexible filler doubles pack speeds

Dual-head auger filling system with integrated checkweigher easily adapts to different powder density, humidity, and temperature conditions.
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Frozen treat package mimics energy drink can

Hershey’s Ice Cream, Harrisburg, PA, has co-branded with Hammond, IN-based Swanel Beverages Inc., the manufacturer of an energy drink called Banzai, to create Banzai Energy Ice. The 4 oz treat is packaged in a squeeze-up tube made of solid bleached sulfate from Solo Cup Co. (www.solocup.com). Hershey fills the tubes using a Flex E Fill Rotary Filler from Solo Cup Co. and heat seals them with a thin foil lid, also from Solo Cup.
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Phoenix Automated Systems: Flexible bagger

The IVP Series baggers from Phoenix Automated Systems is designed and engineered to address today's industry requirement for high-quality flexible machinery at competitive costs.
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Checking up on healthcare packaging

Drug delivery devices, advances in combination products, and biologicals/biopharmaceuticals will present both challenges and opportunities for packagers.
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CombiScale Inc: 10-head, big bucket combination scale

CombiScale offers its 10-head CS-10 Big Bucket model large capacity combination scale uniquely designed for larger products with weights of up to 6.5 lb.
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Sidel Inc: Sidel Inc: Carbonated drink filler

The Combi Eurotronica FM-C filler from Sidel combines SBO Univeral™ blowing technology and volumetric flow meter filling technology from Simonazzi™ with output rates to 61,000 bph.
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Industry Watch

COMPANIES Thermo Electron Corp. and Fisher Scientific Intl. Inc. have merged to form Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., creating a provider of products and services in the high-growth life, laboratory, and health sciences industry.
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CombiScale Inc: XL-16 High speed 16 head combination scale

XL-16 16 head high speed combination scale from CombiScale can weigh products with 1g accuracy and speeds of 180 bags per minute.
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Checking up on healthcare packaging

Vital issues include validation, FDA regulations, counterfeiting, and the challenges of shipping pharmaceuticals and biologics through the cold chain.(Part I of II)

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