Machinery

Labeling head's top speed is 1,000 labels/hr
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Labeling head's top speed is 1,000 labels/hr

Among its labeling solutions displayed at Ipack-Ima, Altech demonstrated its top-of-the line 1,000 label/min ALritma X labeling head, which features a push-pull label web drive system that maintains perfect web tension for ultra-high precision labeling, no matter the label size or pitch.
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scanware electronic GmbH: Inspection systems
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scanware electronic GmbH: Inspection systems

Lynx-Capa CI and Lynx-Spectra 3D provide speedy inspection of packaging materials and products.
AZCO: Pouch dispenser and cutting machine
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AZCO: Pouch dispenser and cutting machine

Sur-Pak VIP-100 cuts and dispenses a wide range of brands and materials.
Bag filling system
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Material Transfer: Bag filling system

High output filling system with rotary bag hanger system brings all bag strap connection points directly in front of the operator for quick and easy access.
SINGULARLY DELICIOUS. David’s Cookies’ produces single-serve premium products for food service and retail markets.
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Horizontal flow wrapper for single-serve baked goods

Next-generation equipment perfectly meets David’s Cookies’ need for easier pack size changeover and faster production speeds.
Test wands
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Fortress Technology: Test wands

Fortress Technology introduces its new metal detector test wands, designed in accordance with customer requests for easily identifiable, durable and hygienic test pieces.
Shrink-sleeve labeler
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Mystic Assembly and Decorating: Shrink-sleeve labeler

Mystic Assembly and Decorating has added a shrink-sleeve labeler that can now apply various and shapes and sizes of shrink-sleeve labels offering stunning 360 deg. visual impact, in-line with the multiple decorating techniques.
REMOVING RESHIPPERS. Arriving at the Heaven Hill plant in corrugated reshippers, the glass bottles are fed into the filling line
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Twin-bowl filling is just the ticket

Limited floor space was a factor as Heaven Hill Distilleries evaluated new filling equipment. It led to the Bardstown plant being the first to install a new kind of filler.
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Driven sideways by Big Data

In previous columns we’ve discussed how Big Data, by tightly connecting sales, customers, and production as never before, is poised to radically change the landscape not only of manufacturing but of how we package products, as well.
Twin Seal cartoner
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Small cartoner brings huge benefits

Short-run orders at this distribution and packaging center are on the rise, and it was getting increasingly expensive to produce them. Semi-automatic cartoner to the rescue.
Ring Gear Inside with Pinion Low Angle
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Ring slide components deliver precise motion

This builder of tablet counting systems needed precise control of bottle infeed for a 200 bottles/minute system going to a maker of substitute narcotic tablets.
CASE PALLETIZING. In keeping with the rest of the automated line, the finished cases are automatically palletized by robot.
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Single-source line for pouch packaging

When the Ute Tribe’s agricultural enterprise launched a new line of corn meal for retail sale, having a single source for most of the packaging equipment proved helpful.
4 lanes to 1 combiner
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Multi-Conveyor: 4 lanes to 1 combiner

Multi-Conveyor offers an economical 4 to 1 solution which saves users both floor space and money; the system incorporates four lanes of pneumatically actuated clamping devices and blade stops that are used to control the traffic of four rows of product and merge them seamlessly down to one lane for delivery to a palletizing system.
Quick change case sealing system
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Shurtape: Quick change case sealing system

Shurtape Technologies, LLC has expanded its ShurSEAL offering with a quick change system that combines HP Series packaging tape with the PrimeLoc tape applicator, engineered to tackle slow tape roll changeovers, particularly in high-throughput operations.
All-stainless case sealer
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A-B-C: All-stainless case sealer

A-B-C offers the all-stainless Model 436 case sealer for dairies and juice plants with wash-down requirements, and other manufacturing plants with acidic or caustic environments that demand stainless equipment to withstand these harsh conditions.

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