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Alberto Culver gains global vision with Web-enabled PDM

Alberto Culver sells hair and skin care products, food, and household products in 120 countries through 14 manufacturing sites and four product development/design centers located around the globe.
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With servo drives, Profibus, SERCOS, and more, the main control cabinets are fully loaded with everything but point-to-point wir
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RJRT retrofits its future

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco modernizes case packers and robotic palletizers with updated controls.
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Continued from <I>Packaging World</I>, December 2003, p. 76

The data from Alberto Culver’s ProcessPoint PDM Editor leverages an industry-standard means of encryption called SSL (Secure Socket Layer). Data is available to all Alberto Culver manufacturing sites in the United States, in Puerto Rico, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, Chile, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, and Poland.
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Uhlmann Packaging Systems: Palletizer/unpalletizer

Uhlmann offers the P 5020 programmable servo-driven palletizing system that features a modular design for multiple pallet bay applications and quick and easy cleaning. Machine isGMP-suitable and also adapts to unpalletizing applications. Machine extends the range of the company’s equipment by providing the logical continuation of Uhlmann production line integration, company says.
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Schneider Packaging Equip. Co.: Customized conveying

Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. offers a variety of conveying systems tailored to product handling and floor plan requirements, including mergers, diverters, and dividers.
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Tropicana's juiced about aseptic bottle filling line (sidebar)

Downstream efficiency
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Columbia Machine: Floor-level palletizer

Columbia offers the FL10 floor-level palletizer that is small enough to be installed through 8’x8’ doorways, and has a footprint of less than 60 sq’.
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ARPAC LLC: ARPAC LLC: Pack Expo Video: Tail-tied stretch wrapper

NEWS FROM PACK EXPO LAS VEGAS: The Arpac Group’s Infrapak Sidewinder A-Series Plus automatic turntable stretch wrapping system offers an optional film-tail capture system that improves the look and security of wrapped loads.See video clip of this machine
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More data acquisition success stories: Shell Oil bottling: Real data in real time

In a continuation from last month, PW presents several additional data acquisition success stories.
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Motoman Robotics: Motoman Robotics: Robotic palletizer

To improve material handling productivity, FKI Logistex Alvey Systems integrated Motoman robotic arms into palletizing and depalletizing systems. These are ideally suited to handle multiple production lines simultaneously.
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Wulftec International Inc: Mobile battery-powered stretchwrapper

Wulftec’s new battery-operated mobile stretch wrapper, the WPW Pal Wrapper, can quickly and easily wrap any product, anywhere in a packaging facility.
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The Conference at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2003

A comprehensive three-day seminar organized into concurrent sessions each day, this conference is packed with information about the world of packaging.
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Automated Production Systems, Corp.: Robotic palletizing

High-speed robotic palletizing system from Automated Production Systems was designed for installations requiring speed, accuracy, and reliability.
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Pearson Packaging Systems: Carton combining system

The Pearson Carton Combining System combines beverage and other cartons to simplify conveying and palletizing. Using tape to combine cases or cartons is less expensive than using shrink wrap and creates less waste, company says.
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Robohand, Inc, a De-Sta-Co Industries Co.: End-effector tooling

The MET-2000 from Robohand is an end-effector tooling system suitable for applications in injection molding, palletizing, and glass handling. Made from 6061-T6 aluminum, it features a manual tool changer with quick-disconnect air ports, joints offering 360° of positioning, boom joints that clamp completely around the booms for maximum strength, mounts for Robohand grippers, a complete line of vacuum cups, vacuum cup fittings, and nipper mounts.

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