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LoeschPack: Fold wrapping machine for pre-wrapped chocolate

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #2393! Helping chocolate manufacturers achieve premium packaging of chocolate bars, LoeschPack’s LTM-K fold wrapping machine packages pre-wrapped chocolate bars in cardboard at speeds up to 220 bars/min.
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Machine Product Brief
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Bulk bag filler with densification

High output filling system from Material Transfer features a Power-Lift™ system for powered fill head height adjustment and an Easy-Load™ rotary bag hanger system.
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Machine Product Brief
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Windmöller & Hölscher: Integrated f/f/s bagging machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #N4745! The TOPAS SL FFS from Windmöller & Hölscher, which combines a form/fill/sealer, palletizer, and stretch hooder, runs at speeds of up to 2,600 bags/hr.
Machine Product Brief
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Denso: 2-D barcode scanner reads mobile-phone screens

Denso ADC announces the latest version of its QK Series of presentation barcode scanners.
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Machine Product Brief
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3M: Case sealers

See them at PACK EXPO Booth #4921! 3M’s new line of 3M-Matic Case Sealers, Random Case Sealer 7000r Pro, Adjustable Case Sealer 7000a Pro, and Adjustable Case Sealer 8000a Pro (pictured) are each designed with 2-in and 3-in interchangeable tape heads, and rugged dual extruded columns.
Machine Product Brief
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Stainless steel bulk bag discharger

Material Master™ bulk bag discharging system from Material Transfer is designed for discharging whole grain organic flour.
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Machine Product Brief
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Mettler Toledo: Checkweighers

See them at PACK EXPO, Booth #S1706 and Pharma Expo, Booth #W776! Mettler Toledo Hi-Speed’s new C3000 series checkweighers deliver a throughput and accuracy increase of 33% for less waste in a flexible, space-saving design.
Omega Design Corporation: Case packer
Machine Product Brief
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Omega Design Corp.: Case packer

ECX-001 is a semi-automatic case packer with unit-level track-and-trace capabilities.
Machine Product Brief
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Texwrap: Vertical shrink wrapping system

Texwrap's new 914BVS continuous motion vertical wrapping system now wraps upright-standing bottles, cans, and jars – directly from a filler – at speeds up to 70 packs/min, making a very secure and attractive package for store display.
OPENING IT. To open the innovative PET container, consumers tear the perforated shrink label strip, twist off the closure, and peel open the foil/film membrane; the closure can also be used as a coaster.
Machine Case Study
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Single-serve PET stemware for wines

Induction sealing and the addition of an oxygen scavenger help ensure success of this innovative container approach in retail and foodservice venues.
Ease of operation. Flexible and easy to configure, the programmable safety controller now used by S&R Robot Systems is operator friendly.
OEM Application Note
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Safety controller fits robot integrator

Taking safety inputs and keeping track of them redundantly to prevent harm to operators—it’s an important task in today’s increasingly sophisticated machines.
Machine Product Brief
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Orion Packaging: Chain conveyor pallet wrap system

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #5431! Orion Packaging Systems’ Lo Pro Chain Conveyor Pallet Wrap System wraps the new half-size pallets that are now being used in the beverage delivery industry.
Machine Product Brief
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Triangle: Vf/f/s bagger with enhanced sanitation features

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2014! Designed to meet rigorous hygiene standards for applications such as infant formula, pharmaceutical powders, whey, and other dairy powders, Triangle Package Machinery’s Model XYS08 with Spee-Dee Sanitary Auger is a high-speed compact vf/f/s bagging machine that is also suitable for packaging nuts, rice, powders, small fresh-cut produce, and confectionery products.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
Column/Opinion
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The case for and against RFID in pharma

Reaching necessary read accuracies remains a challenge in pharmaceuticals, but RFID could still prove useful.
Machine Product Brief
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Luceo: Food packaging inspection machine

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth # S4368! Luceo Inspection’s hygienic, ergonomic ThermoSecure L is a food packaging inspection machine that detects and rejects all packaging with poor quality sealing, and with labeling or marking errors.

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