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Four common pitfalls to avoid on label machinery projects

Remember these bits of advice on container dimensions and production requirements when embarking on a labeling machinery project.
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Combisteam: small footprint plus energy savings
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Combisteam: small footprint plus energy savings

The Combisteam from Sleever International puts shrink sleeve label application and the shrink tunnel into one compact frame capable of handling 500 containers/min and of reducing energy costs significantly.
Vial labeling at 800 ampules/min
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Vial labeling at 800 ampules/min

Bausch & Stroebel demonstrated a machine that labels 800 ampules/min; integrated with the labeler was a Hapa ink-jet label printing system that not only keeps pace with the 800/min speeds but also prints blank labels with serialization.
Pack Expo 2012: Stretch sleeve labels require no heat
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Pack Expo 2012: Stretch sleeve labels require no heat

High-elasticity stretch sleeve labels from MRI are applied by machinery made by PDC International. These PE labels require no heat for shrinking.
ZE500™ Series: Innovative design, greater benefits
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ZE500™ Series: Innovative design, greater benefits

With improved ease of use and simplified serviceability, the new Zebra® ZE500™ Series print engine is designed to keep mission-critical print-and-apply applications operating without interruptions.
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Once produce is packed, variable information on the lot is sent from the ERP system to the printer, where it merges with static label data and is printed for manual application.
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Produce packer easily integrates printers with ERP

Tomato and cucumber packer EuroFresh Farms uses cost-efficient, seamless software solution to link its 30 bar-code printers to a new enterprise resource planning system.
Cosmos 2500 CPL labeler
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Cylindrical product labeler

Hunkar Packaging introduces the Cosmos 2500 CPL Cylindrical Product Labeler.
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Determining when to rebuild or replace a labeling machine

Here are some warning signs that may indicate it’s time to either rebuild or recondition your labeling machine.
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EPI Labelers: Integrated case taper/labeler

EPI Labelers new Integrated Case Taper Labeler is designed to integrate with existing case tapers, labeling cartons and cases neatly and reliably at an economical price.
Are you in the market for machinery that fills, caps, and labels bottles? APACKS can help!
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Are you in the market for machinery that fills, caps, and labels bottles? APACKS can help!

APACKS manufactures a variety of inline bottle filling equipment to fill most product types into an assortment of bottle types.
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Seven best practices for buying labeling machinery

Determining requirements for machinery isn’t rocket science, but it does take careful planning. During the 35 years I worked at Revlon, I learned to ask some basic questions on any new project to determine the appropriate direction to take. Here are the key areas your questions should address.
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Five labeling equipment trends

Here are five trends in labeling equipment.
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Arca Automation : Print & apply labeling machinery

Arca Automation is introducing two unique print & apply labeling systems: the Dual-Label Print & Apply, which is a specialized version of their LinerPlus Machine that simultaneously applies two labels at once; and the Inkjet Print & Apply system, which utilizes HP Inkjet Cartridges and allows high-performance print & apply labeling without the limitations of standard thermal transfer print modules.
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Pharmaceutical packaging equipment

The Marchesini Group will demonstrate its RL 500 labeler, FB320 thermoformer, and BA400 cartoning machine at the Chinapharm 2012 trade fair Sept. 24-27.
The CP1000: Could it be the most flexible multi-purpose labeling system you've ever seen?
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The CP1000: Could it be the most flexible multi-purpose labeling system you've ever seen?

Seeing the Universal Labeling Systems' CP1000 multi-purpose labeling system handle fronts and backs of packages with flat, oval, multiple-sided round and tapered-round sides is mesmerizing — especially with the "cool soundtrack"! This machine's flexibility is ideal for plants running diverse products, such as contract packagers.
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