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Able to print high-speed, high-resolution “picture barcode labels” on cartons and boxes, the Color-Code Me program from Colordyne Technologies (CDT), an affordable alternative to industrial thermal barcode label printers, simplifies the use of color to highlight information and data in business supply chains and logistics operations.
Multi-Conveyor’s Asynchronous Bagging Conveyor system merges more than 100 products/min. from two lines into a single line (doubling the product/min. production rate) to feed an automated case packing machine.
NEW AT INTERPACK! Making its debut is the F220i, a system incorporating a powerful fibre laser with beam properties which can be altered for sharper colour contrast and extending precision marking into a wider range of substrates, including metal and plastics.
Able to be integrated with upstream equipment such as case packers, fillers, and tray packers, the PL-FRB Pick-and-Place Fanuc Robotic Palletizer from AFA can be equipped with many different end effectors to handle bags, bundles, cases, trays, bales, and more.
See it at Interpack, Stand C14, Hall 14! Designed for packing product such as laundry detergent, Cloud Packaging Solutions’ Hydroforma SP water-soluble pouch packer runs powder applications at up to 1,200 pouches/min. and liquid applications at up to 700 pouches/min.
Said to triple throughput on pharmaceutical lines, Douglas Machine’s TriVex RLi packager provides case erecting, pocketed bottom and top tray placement, product loading, leaflet insertion, in-line case labeling, and case sealing, transforming a manual operation to a robotic, full automation packaging solution.
Schneider Packaging Equipment’s horizontal case packer (HCP) provides gentle product handling for sleeves of cups and lids, including environmentally-friendly Styrofoam replacement cups, and packs either sleeves of cups or sleeves of lids, or a combination of both into a case in standard or custom industry pack patterns.