Machinery

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Klockner Medipak: Stand-alone cartoner

The P-1500 is a stand-alone, servo-controlled cartoner from Klöckner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) that may be integrated into blister, bottle or pouch lines.
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California Redi-Date employs zippers (inset) with an extra-wide offset flange that's said to provide an increased gripping area
Machine Case Study
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Contract packer 'zips' into stand-up pouches

Customers like Dole help contract packer California Redi-Date grow its stand-up pouch business. Resealable zippers work well with pouch-making equipment and provide easy opening and reclosing.
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Heat and Control, Inc: Heat and Control, Inc: Machine history: automating food weighing

As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, Heat & Control, Inc. (Hayward, CA) will have a bit of history at its exhibit at Pack Expo International.
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Thiele Technologies, Inc A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: Pharmaceutical cartoner

Thiele Technologies’ (Minneapolis, MN) ServoStar Pharmaceutical Cartoner has a compact 10’x4’ footprint. It is designed to handle speeds of up to 400 cartons/min.
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Multifeeder Technologies: Catch tray for feeder

Multifeeder’s (White Bear Lake, MN) MFT friction feeder is now available with the model CT catch tray, which attaches to the discharge conveyer to collect and stack specified counts of paper products such as greeting cards, envelopes and bags.
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Bradman-Lake Inc: Cartoning machines

A new line of top-load and end-load cartoning machines from Bradman-Lake (Charlotte, NC), features an HS 2/60 high-speed, double-head lock former connected to an automatic robotic high-speed product collating and loading system.
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Formost Fuji Corporation: Hf/f/s wrapper

Model FW-3710BS/TB horizontal form/fill/seal system is intended for MAP applications. Box motion operation extends dwell time to assure package seal integrity.
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Key International: Tube filler

The Comadis C Series fillers from Key (Englishtown, NJ) fill tubes with liquid, gel, cream or ointment using diving- or fixed-nozzle fill heads.
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Gough Econ, Inc: Bucket conveyor

SlideLinK® bucket conveyor features a new wash-through chain design for maximum cleanliness and sanitation. Designed by Gough Econ (Charlotte, NC), the unit features heavy-duty chains and provides throughputs for increased production rates.
Machine Product Brief
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Loma Systems: Metal detector

New, high-speed processing software is incorporated into Loma’s (Carol Stream, IL) IQ2 metal detector. The software generates higher levels of sensitivity to metal contamination while eliminating outside interference, such as RF, vibration and voltage spikes.
Machine Product Brief
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Thermal-transfer printer

Bell-Mark’s (Pine Brook, NJ) EasyPrint CD 5” thermal-transfer printer operates at line speeds to 1ꯠ mm/sec, printing on an area up to 5”x4.173”.
Machine Product Brief
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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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