Machinery

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Sterile vial filler

Designed for the production of injectables in sterile conditions, M.A.R.’s (Milan, Italy) M50 is said to fill 420 vials/min. To meet the special needs of sterile rooms, the unit’s mechanical parts are simple and easily maintained, reducing the number of machine panels that need to be opened.
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Optima Control Systems: Washdown checkweigher

WashDown EC-M-NH checkweigher from Optima Control Systems (Alpharetta, GA) is engineered specifically for washdown conditions. Easily incorporated into any production line, it can be customized to fit specific needs of the product or packaging process.
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OEM Labeling Equipment: Full-wrap labeler

The Orbital 9800 tabletop labeler from OEM (Salem, OH) applies full-wrap labels to containers without turning them. The operator can specify how many times the product is wrapped, if more than once is necessary.
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MGS Machine Corp.: Horizontal cartoner

The “Stealth” from MGS Machine (Maple Grove, MN) is a high-speed, continuous-motion, small-center horizontal cartoner targeted toward the pharmaceutical industry.
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MG America: Intermittent cartoner

Loading straight- and reverse-tuck cartons at speeds to 80 cartons/min, MG America’s (Fairfield, NJ) MG2/MAB B15 intermittent-motion cartoner keeps a nearly constant drip of oil on all main moving parts to facilitate the machine’s efficiency.
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Pacific Packaging Machinery Co.: Two product filler

Using 12 to 24 fill heads, Pacific Packaging’s (Covina, CA) rotary volumetric filler fills 2 products into 1 container, with the ratio between products ranging from 20/80 to 50/50.
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European Packaging Machinery, Inc: Sachet/strip packager

Mainly used in the pharmaceutical industry, the Siebler + Goering Model 5000, available from European Packaging (Tennent, NJ), is said to handle anything that needs to be packaged into a 4-side-sealed pouch, such as tablets, caplets, syringes, powder and liquids.
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Mateer Burt (Pneumatic Scale): Microprocessor-controlled filler

Operating at speeds to 400 containers/min, Mateer Burt’s (Exton, PA) Series 9 auger fillers use a microprocessor to control all filling functions.
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Columbia Machine: Floor-level palletizer

Priced at less than $75ꯠ, the FL 100 floor-level palletizer from Columbia (Vancouver, WA) accommodates products at speeds to 20 cases/min, but can be upgraded for faster production lines.
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dot packaging group-Clarke: dot packaging group-Clarke: EAS tagging

Dot Packaging (Batavia, IL) has acquired applicators to place electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags on the blister cards, display cards, clamshell inserts and skin board packages it produces.
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Prodo-Pak Corp.: Hf/f/s pouch system

Producing, filling and sealing as many as 110 pouches/min, the H-110 hf/f/s machine from Prodo-Pak (Garfield, NJ) is recommended for packaging liquids, pastes, powders or granular products.
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Genesis Machinery Products, Inc: Vial transport/ejection

Now Genesis Machinery Products (Exton, PA) offers its vial transport and ejection system for integration with most cappers and with Vial-Trak™, the company’s system for marking vials.
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Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Case packer

Priced under $130ꯠ, the LSP1260 from Brenton (Alexandria, MN) top-loads products into cases using gripper or vacuum tooling at speeds to 60 products/min, or 12 cases/min.
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Capper

Operating at speeds to 400 caps/min, the CM400 capper from Cozzoli (Plainfield, NJ) offers automatic height adjustment to accommodate a range of container sizes.
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Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Thermal-transfer ribbon

Markem (Keene, NH) has introduced its 3710 Series black thermal-transfer ribbon for use with its Smart Date product line. It’s said to provide improved print quality when printing on rough substrates such as frozen foods and pharmaceutical applications.

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