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Automated Packaging Systems: Automated Packaging Systems: Rinsers

APS Gripper Rinsers from Automated Production Systems (New Freedom, PA) are designed for handling and rinsing containers on high-speed production lines.
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Shipped flat, the cushions are inflated using this manual bench-top system. IKON plans to install more automatic inflation devic
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IKON polishes image with air cradles

Inflated cushions now cradle toner cartridges in shipping packs from two remanufacturing plants, reducing damage while enhancing satisfaction.
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Omega Design Corp.: Bottle unscrambler

Omega’s (Exton, PA) Model RP-3 bottle unscrambler has rotary pockets with adjustable sides that pick up and place virtually any size bottle at speeds to 400 containers/min.
Forklift pickup channels, clearly visible at the base of the machine, make it easy to transport the machine from one packing she
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Bottom taper coddles fruit

This automated case taper has special gear that helps protect delicate fruit during distribution. It runs at a steady 54 boxes/min and can be forklifted from place to place.
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Diagraph, An ITW Company: Printer/applicator

Able to run 24/7, the PA/5000 LT inline print-and-apply system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) prints onto paper, film, or synthetic labels at speeds to 12”/sec and applies them at speeds to 110 products/min.
Brick packs of a rice-based beverage, in production on the day of PW's visit, move through the automatic case packer.
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Breakthrough aseptic line at CNP

Two new aseptic lines are capable of filling either 500-mL or 1-L brick pack cartons. FIFO accumulation system and remote robotic palletizing also shine.
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Imprinter

Bell-Mark Sales (Pine Brook, NJ) announces the US-4300 one-piece imprinter for vertical or horizontal f/f/s packaging machines. Designed for 125 high-quality prints/min, print size can be as small as 6 points and is designed for many colors and surfaces.
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Breakthrough aseptic line at CNP (sidebar)

Robotic wizardry
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Shure-Glue: Hot melt unit

Shure-Glue’s (Cincinnati, OH) NC-10 hot melt unit is built for light-duty, low-volume adhesive applications. Simple to operate, the NC-10 is equipped with an electric, motor-driven gear pump suitable for hand gluing and product assembly.
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Two-line strategy copes with growth

Two new lines at U.K. contract packager Axxis Intl. both rely on puck systems to handle personal care products. One line is tailored for long runs, the other for quick-change versatility. See in-plant video
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Oden Corporation: Liquid filler

Oden Corp. (Buffalo, NY) introduces Servo/Fill, intended as a semi-automatic liquid filler to meet high-quality, low-cost customer needs. Able to handle 1/3-oz to 5-gal volumes of waterlike to viscous products.
The kit form of the In Charge monitoring system for diabetics contains components including the test strips in moisture-absorbin
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Desiccant caps are 'dried and true'

An in-cap desiccant protects sensitive test strips from LXN Corp. used by diabetics, and the vial provides a UV light barrier. This cost-effective method is transparent to consumers.
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CSS International: Timing screws

CSS Corp. (Philadelphia, PA) has added several colors to its timing screw and change part product lines. Yellow and white were the traditional colors of choice.
Sanford's bulk loading system also with cartoner and case packer features a conveyor bridge that permits one operator to attend
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Sanford counts on oriented bulk filling

Automatic system that replaces manual methods conveys and counts markers for oriented loading into bulk bins. As part of the same integrated system, markers can be cartoned and cased.
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Blue Ribbon Packaging Systems, Inc: Volumetric filler

Blue Ribbon Packaging Systems’ (Hollywood, FL) imported Gemini and Gemini PD semi-automatic volumetric fillers are suitable for liquid filling operations.

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