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Controls Case Study
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Maker of thermoformed cups warms to PC-based controls

Kalamazoo, MI-based Fabri-Kal has been moving rather aggressively in the direction of PC-based control architecture in the thermoforming equipment they use to make plastic cups, bowls, and other containers found everywhere from the supermarket shelf to the kitchen pantry.
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Spectra 30 control system
Machine Product Brief
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Nordson: Hot melt adhesive control system

The Spectra™ 30 control system from Nordson Corporation simplifies set-up and operation to improve production efficiency and product quality.
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Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch
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Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch

A Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria is among the first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk.
D Technology's High Speed Wipe Module for the Model 252 Label Printer Applicator
Machine Product Brief
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ID Technology: Wipe-on module for label printer applicator

ID Technology's High Speed Wipe Module for the Model 252 Label Printer Applicator frees the conveyor speed from the print speed to allow fast, precise labeling onto the side of a case or carton as the product passes the label printer applicator.
Primera Technology CX1200 and FX1200 digital label presses
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Primera Technology CX1200 and FX1200 digital label presses

Management at Clef des Champs Inc. is pleased with Primera’s CX1200 color label press, which enabled this maker of alternative and herbal health products to do short to medium-run, full-color digital label printing in-house.
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Kiaro! 200D
Machine Product Brief
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QuickLabel Systems: Color label printers with pigment-based ink

QuickLabel Systems, an Astro-Med, Inc. launched a full line of pigment ink digital color label printers for printing ultra-durable labels: the Kiaro! D family. The D family represents the latest breakthrough from the company that launched the in-house color label printer revolution.
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MD-X Series HYBRID laser marker
Machine Product Brief
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Keyence: 3-axis hybrid laser marker

The MD-X Series HYBRID laser marker combines the advantage of both FIBER and YVO4 laser oscillation methods in one cutting edge product.
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AFA Systems’ TR-CPP – Transrector Series Combination Case Packer Palletizer
Machine Product Brief
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AFA Systems: Combination case packer/palletizer

AFA Systems’ small footprint TR-CPP – Transrector Series Combination Case Packer Palletizer features a single gantry robot that completes case erecting, slip sheet inserting, and palletizing.
Pilot Profiler
Machine Product Brief
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Agr International: New capability manages CO2 and water loss in PET bottles

There are many well-known benefits and savings associated with PET bottle light-weighting efforts.
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Metal separators for plastics applications
Machine Product Brief
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Eriez: Metal separators for plastics applications

Eriez® offers a complete line of extremely sensitive metal separators designed specifically to meet the needs of the plastics industry.
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Optical carton tester
Machine Product Brief
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Cerulean: Optical carton tester

The new ergonomically designed optical carton crease tester (OCT) fits comfortably in the hand and operates like a computer mouse.
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Bulk bag filling & weighing system
Machine Product Brief
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Material Transfer: Bulk bag filling system

Bulk bag filling system with gain in weight scale system and digital weight indicator allows bulk bag to be filled accurately to a programmed set weight.
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Cordless carton closers for a secure hold, with cordless convenience
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Cordless carton closers for a secure hold, with cordless convenience

Stapling boxes is now easy with BOSTITCH'S Cordless Carton Closers. The 12V MAX* cordless technology allows flexibility of work stations and eliminates hose interference. Users can now take the tool to their work, instead of being tied to a work station by a hose. Close boxes securely anywhere – production, distribution, and remote locations.
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NBE fully-automated bulk container dumper
Machine Product Brief
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National Bulk Equipment: Bulk container dumper

Designed specifically for processing applications handling non-free flowing, high bulk density materials, National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) fully-automated bulk container dumper features specially milled 304-2b stainless steel sheet that has a greatly reduced coefficient of friction relative to typical flat sheet, for improved material release during infeed, and faster, more thorough cleaning during changeovers.
Schneider Packaging Equipment’s small footprint robotic palletizer
Machine Product Brief
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Schneider Packaging Equipment: Small footprint robotic palletizer

Providing a simple, economical, and portable robotic end-of-line palletizing solution for fluctuating production demands, Schneider Packaging Equipment’s small footprint robotic palletizer with Fanuc’s M-20ia/35, is a light-payload handling robot with a cable-integrated arm capable of picking and packing, assembling, and loading.

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