Machinery

Vision/Inspection

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A fresh approach to frozen entrées

Victory’s Kitchen develops the perfect recipe for detecting metal in its new frozen food line, while its new automated packaging equipment speeds production.
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Highlights from PAF 2008

Space constraints prohibit an all-inclusive report on Packaging Automation Forum 2008, sponsored by Packaging World and Automation World magazines. But here’s a peek at what Unilever, Lilly, and P&G had to say.
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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc: Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc: Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc: X-ray protection

Mettler-Toledo Safeline has launched AdvanChekPlus, a fast and reliable way to introduce X-ray inspection into food production lines.
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Flex America Inc: Flex America Inc: Flex America Inc: Flex America Inc: Leak tester for pouches

The VeriPac 325/D from PTI Inspection Systems is a nondestructive leak tester for foil barrier pouches and poly peelable chevron-designed pouches.
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New-generation multipacks

Prelabeled merchandising panel carrier with zipper-release handle paves wider avenues for multiple-container marketing.
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Robots' presence felt throughout packaging

Real-world applications of packaging automation in food, beverage, and other retail-product plants support the conclusions gleaned from a new study on robotics in packaging.
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Automation shines at Heinz

Smart Ones frozen meals are whisked through a highly automated packaging line at Heinz’s Pocatello, ID, facility. Cartoning and vision inspection stand out.
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Packaging Systems Automation, Inc: Retracting-nose reject conveyor

Packaging Systems Automation offers its automatic retracting-nose reject conveyor model RNRC.
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Eriez Magnetics: Large-package inspection

The advanced Model XR-41 from Eriez is part of the E-Z Tec® line of x-ray inspection systems designed for larger packaged products.
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Cognex Corporation: Vision System

Cognex’s next-generation vision system, In-Sight Micro, is very small, measuring 30 x 30 x 60 mm.
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Cutting co-packing costs

Slashing the price of packaging goes well beyond simply signing a contract packaging contract. These tactics can lead to significant savings.
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PTI Packaging Systems : Package inspection system

VeriPac 325/D, from PTI, is a versatile package inspection system for foil barrier pouches and poly peelable chevron designed pouches.
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Schwarz powers powder packaging

Schwarz Pharma’s replacement filling line is twice the speed and more flexible for future needs.
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Tablet/capsule checkweighing

The new OmniControl from Harro Hofliger offers maximum flexibility for the weighing of solids.

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