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Polypack Inc: Tube shrink wrapper/case-packer

Polypack’s All-In-One Tube wrapper/case-packer uses a patented system to pick and place tubes directly onto the film for shrink wrapping.
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Nestlé makes packaging a strategic priority

Profitably proud of its controls technology in process automation, Nestlé now sees bottom-line opportunities by paying more attention to packaging line efficiency.
Machine Case Study
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Hamburger assembly, packaging gets synchronized

Kepak Group, one of Ireland’s leading food processing companies, is now benefiting from a new assembly and packaging line for its Rustlers brand of microwavable hamburger-and-bun products in which every individual unit responds flexibly to the product flow in the upstream and downstream sections of the line.
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Hamburger assembly, packaging gets synchronized

Kepak Group, one of Ireland’s leading food processing companies, is now benefiting from a new assembly and packaging line for its Rustlers brand of microwavable hamburger-and-bun products in which every individual unit responds flexibly to the product flow in the upstream and downstream sections of the line.
Machine Product Brief
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ESS Technologies: Robotic feeding system

TaskMate™ flexible feeding systems from ESS Technologies offer a compact alternative to bowl feeding systems and can be easily configured to handle a wide range of products.
Machine Product Brief
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CAMA USA Inc: High-speed automatic packaging line

Designed for confectionery products, CAMA’s high-speed automatic packaging line is composed of a multiple delta robot loading unit, combined with a high speed flow-wrapping machine and conveyors.
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Schneider Packaging Equip. Co.: High-speed robotic palletizer

Schneider’s iP robotic palletizer for high-speed palletizing is equipped with a FANUC Robotics articulated arm robot that uses short movements for use in limited space.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
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Advice about forklift trucks

Packaging professionals need to be knowledgeable enough so that the forklift is friend, not foe.
Machine Product Brief
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Intelligrated, Inc: PLC-controlled robotic palletizer

Intelligrated's PLC-controlled Kuka robot for Alvey palletizers offers an alternative to traditional proprietary robot controllers, providing a familiar user-machine interface.
Machine Product Brief
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EPSON Robots: Long-reach SCARA robot

Epson’s RS4 High Performance SCARA Plus Robots feature improved cycle times and larger work envelope access.
Feature Article
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Nestlé makes packaging a strategic priority

Profitably proud of its controls technology in process automation,  Nestlé now sees bottom-line opportunities by paying more attention to packaging line efficiency
Machine Case Study
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Streamlined controls platform for robotic case packer

Proprietary robotic controllers are out and a familiar look and feel are in now that one controls platform is used across the entire robot case packer.
Machine Product Brief
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Schneider Packaging Equip. Co.: Robotic palletizers for tissue operations

Schneider’s Tissue Tough robotic palletizers easily handle tissue, toilet paper and paper towel palletizing in single or multiple lines and/or multiple SKUs.
Machine Product Brief
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ABB Robotics: Midrange robots in the 12-20 kg payload class

ABB Robotic’ IRB 2600 features a light-weight, compact design, an ultra-wide working range and a payload capacity up to 20 kg. 
Bag placer brings speed and big ergonomics benefits
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Bag placer brings speed and big ergonomics benefits

The TRV valve-bag placer from Taylor Products uses robotics to pick valve bags from a magazine and place them on the fill nozzles.

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