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Nalbach Engineering Co.: High speed filling of roast and ground coffee

Nalbach NECOFLO-GC2 Filler for high speed filling of roast and ground coffee into rigid containers. Nalbach’s rotary volumetric ground coffee fillers provide both small and large roasters with a medium or high speed precision filling solution.
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Nalbach Engineering Co.: Powder/granular filler for 3-A dairy standards

SANIFILL provides food, dairy and pharmaceutical manufacturers with an accurate, high speed, filling machine that meets 3-A sanitation standards for dry products.
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Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) chips are an alternative to silicon chips in RFID tags. These have no threshold voltage (the power a
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Technical advances in RFID at hand

New advances in RFID include long-range HF tags, devices that work well with challenging substances, and tags that are sterilization tolerant.
This two-piece  Shellpak™ functions as a secondary pack for blister-packed pharmaceutical pills and tablets. Its maker, Mea
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Pondering the puzzle

Facing a Pandora’s box of global issues, and technological developments such as advanced machine controls and RFID, packagers of healthcare products forecast the future.
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Thompson Scale: Thompson Scale: Heavy-duty checkweigher

Thompson Scale has released the 4693 Hydraulic Lift Heavy-Duty Checkweigher, suitable for production facilities that produce heavy or bulky items and use conveyor systems that change heights, especially open-mouth net weigh fillers.
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Loma Systems: Loma Systems: Checkweigher

Loma Systems introduced its LCW Series checkweigher, the first in the launch of a new line of checkweighers designed for simplicity and low cost. Machine is designed to operate in demanding, multi-shift production environments typically found in North and South American food and contract packaging facilities.
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Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, Inc: Washdown checkweigher

The IP 69K-compliant X-series checkweigher from Hi-Speed requires no tools and is suitable for products that are wet, sticky, or abrasive. Design features smooth contours, a highly visible, environment-tested 15” user interface, and a controller that integrates multiple inspection functions.
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20/20 Hindsight (MTC): High-speed video analysis

Monitoring Technology has introduced the 20/20 HindsightgigE high-speed camera system, an easy-to-use, plug-and-play industrial device. Gigabit Ethernet technology supports recording speeds in excess of 1겨 frames/sec, while storage capabilities measured in terabytes enable recording times of more than 6 hr.
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Thermal seal checking system

Ircon introduces its new Maxline 2 thermal seal checking system that inspects thermal seal quality within production processes.
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Checkweigher

PACK EXPO : Loma Systems introduced its LCW Series checkweigher, the first in the launch of a new line of checkweighers designed for simplicity and low cost.
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Fleetguard's robotic line

PACK EXPO : Pro Mach's booth featured a highly automated operating line that's set to go into Fleetguard in December 2005. See video
ROME is used by Kraft to troubleshoot packaging machinery. It must be direct wired to the equipment, though data can be download
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Kraft's 'black box' data recorder

Kraft has developed ROME, a ‘black box’ diagnostic tool for packaging machinery that combines data collection and video from two cameras.
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Per-Fil Industries: High Speed Rotary Filler

The Model PF-28 Rotary Continuous Motion Filler is a rugged filling system designed for high speed filling of powder and granular products. All product contact parts are manufactured from stainless steel or FDA approved composites.
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Per-Fil Industries: Multi Spindle Auger Filler

The Per-Fil Model MF-X multi-spindle, SERVO driven, Automatic auger filler is THE solution for high speed applications of difficult bridging product.
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NJM Packaging : Pressure Sensitive Labeler

Model 326 Auto-Colt III Pressure Sensitive Labeler applying excellence This versatile servo driven pressure sensitive labeler handles a variety of container shapes and label configurations at speeds up to 250 cpm.
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