Cornerstone Automation System’s CASI-4971 is a PC-based, free-standing, self-contained, in-motion checkweigh system designed for distribution-center use in random checkweigh and freight manifesting applications.
Updates on RFID applications at Tyson Foods and P&G/Gillette were provided recently by IDTechEx Ltd. (http://www.idtechex.com/products/en/articles/00000463.asp), a company that provides research and analysis on the development and application of RFID.
London, England-based alcoholic beverage producer Diageo has launched its new leche-flavored liqueur line “Dulseda” in what the company claims is “the fastest time to market ever.”Key to the accelerated glass bottle design development and testing was Diageo’s use of the Vision Bottle Gauge (VBG) automated testing station supplied by Agr International (www.agrintl.com).
This summer, Penn Racquet Sports, Phoenix, AZ, is launching three- and four-counts of new HEAD-brand tennis balls packaged in PET cylindrical containers with full-body shrink sleeves supplied by ITW Auto-Sleeve (www.itw-autosleeve.com).
Multivac now offers its horizontal thermoform fill-seal (TFFS) machinery integrated with Ircon Maxline® 2 thermal seal inspection technology. Enables users to package product at high speeds while inspecting, identifying, tracking, and—if necessary—rejecting packages based on specified parameters.