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Combi Packaging Systems LLC: Case erector

Combi’s (Canton, OH) EZ-1 machine erects and bottom tapes up to 8 cases/min and handles case sizes from 6”x4½” to 19”x16”x18”. Available for $19귔, EZ-1 includes a walk-in case magazine, 1-piece welded tubular steel framework, and patented EZ changeover system that allows for size changes in less than 2 min.
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Custom Building Products: Custom case packing for multiple bottle sizes
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Custom Building Products: Custom case packing for multiple bottle sizes

On a packaging line for bottles of building materials, case packing operations done for 16-oz oval bottles start with the servo driven laner followed by collation, case erection and cross-loading.
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Oystar Jones: Oystar Jones: Integrated packaging system

A new integrated packaging system from IWKA PacSystems (Fairfield, NJ) for cosmetic and personal-care applications combines multiple product components in a single SKU by combining tube filling and cartoning in a small footprint.
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Schubert Packaging Systems LLC: Robotic packing systems

Schubert Packaging Systems (Dallas, TX) offers its new TLM Robotic Packaging machines for high-speed collating, loading, and pick-and-place case packing in pharmaceutical and food applications.
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Palletizers

More compact, less expensive palletizers from Top Tier (Portland, OR) are said to operate faster than previous designs to more than 40 cases/min. New features include touch-screen controls, enhanced operator safety, more centered layers, and simplified maintenance.
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SATO America, Inc: SATO America, Inc: SATO America, Inc: SATO America, Inc: Digital controls added to weigh/labeling system

The 4000X Weigh Price Labeling System from Convergent Label Technology (Tampa, FL) uses a load cell upgraded with digital technology. The system weighs a package, prints a bar-code label, and applies it to the package at rates to 90 packs/min.
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Thermal transfer printer

Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ) has introduced the 1200mm/sec EasyPrint II c. The high-speed thermal-transfer printer uses a floating print head suspension to maximize substrate contact to enhance print quality.
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Rollstock, Inc: Hf/f/s vacuum packager

Rollstock’s (Kansas City, MO) RI200 automatic, PLC-controlled vacuum packaging machine operates at 12 indexes/min, with each die containing 1 or multiple pockets.
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Belcor Industries Inc: Product conveyor

New PD50 Bi-directional product conveyor from Belcor Industries (Richmond, British Columbia, Canada) aids in more efficient and ergonomic product packaging.
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Labeling Systems : Stepper drive labeler

The Model 3990 High Accuracy Labeler from Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) can place labels to +0.005” accuracy. Labeler uses a web path that doesn’t add curl to thick label materials.
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Pearson Packaging Systems: Pearson Packaging Systems: Bag inserter

The stainless steel B240 servo-driven bag inserter from Pearson Packaging Systems (Spokane, WA) runs flat or gusseted bags to 24 cases/min, using either tube stock or perforated plastic bags.
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ARPAC LLC: High-speed shrink bundler

The high-speed servo-driven 75GI shrink bundler from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) can operate at speeds to 75 bundles/min. The addition of the servo drive provides smoother, quieter acceleration and deceleration of seal carriage and seal head, which ultimately results in a longer machine life.
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Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Robotic palletizer/wrapper

The Mini-System combines an automatic stretch wrapper from Orion Packaging Systems (Collierville, TN) and a robotic palletizer from Brenton Engineering (Alexandria, MN).
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Rapistan Systems: Sorting conveyor

Sorting more than 41ꯠ items/hr, the QuadSorter™ from Rapistan (Grand Rapids, MI) features crossbelts that are divided into 4 cells. Each cell is a mini-belt conveyor that can operate independently or in sync with adjacent cells.
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Alba Manufacturing Inc: Drag chain pallet conveyor

A drag chain pallet conveyor from Alba Manufacturing (Hamilton, OH) is well suited for heavy-pallet conveying for the beverage industry. Design can withstand jarring fork truck unloads while transferring a 2-ton load from the palletizer to the shipping dock.

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