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Packaging World      Special Projects Editor, Gretchen Edelbrock
SPONSOR: Optima Group Nonwovens February 7, 2011 | Edited by Gretchen Edelbrock

Femcare Series: From Stand Alone to Modular >>

Two years ago, the Rainbow packaging machine ushered a new era in Femcare product packaging. Today, a modular approach is available to customers.

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Software ergonomics and statistics >>

"Get to target faster" and "Safe and comfortable" - the LIBERO V4 Human Machine Interface has reached both.

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Finding Optima Around the World >>

Optima Group Nonwovens events around the world. We hope to see you there.

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Foil vs. Cardboard Packaging >>

There is more than meets the eye: Up to 33% more products

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Rotary modular labeler

Sidel's SL 90 rotary modular labeler is equipped with modules for applying pressure-sensitive self-adhesive labels or cold-glue labels without mechanical gears and transmissions. The SL 90, which will also be available with other modules (e.g. a roll-fed module), labels both round and irregularly shaped packages, with fast changeover times and great freedom in layout design ... Read more

USDA-certified belt conveyor for meat and poultry

Dorner's AquaPruf 7400 Ultimate Series has been recertified by the USDA as the only modular conveyor on the agency's list of accepted equipment for the meat and poultry industry. The AquaPruf 7400 can be completely disassembled in less than 2 minutes, without tools, for fast and effective sanitation. Features an all TIG welded open frame design with virtually no horizontal ... Read more

Palletizer stacks products without cases

A-B-C's Model 72A palletizer automatically palletizes small packages, and builds end-aisle display while reducing corrugated consumption to create tight, secure pallet loads for optimal transfer throughout the distribution system. The palletizer has a custom infeed that orients, collates and feeds the product to a stainless steel staging table that ensures smooth ... Read more

Metal detector

The Loma IQ3 metal detector has been upgraded with the addition of a Global Dual Line display panel, providing additional flexibility and functionality of the controls, while ensuring the machine is even easier to use and set up. The multi-lingual control panel ensures that the operator can easily and quickly identify that the machine is inspecting the correct product ... Read more

Combination scale

The PrimoWeigher™ combination scale from CombiScale Inc. provides an open frame design, integrates several software features and includes several USB ports, digital cameras and headsets. CombiScale can run scales from anywhere in the world. Through the 15-in. color touch screen display, users can readily access the operator manual and easily add new recipes with the step-by-step Wizard ... Read more


Portable RFID reader

Tharo's PR100 Portable Gen2 RFID Reader is designed for ease of use, comfort and mobility. It features an LCD display, long battery life and is capable of saving up to 4,000 RFID scans in its internal memory. The PR100's free software saves RFID data in an Access compatible MDB database, creates and searches custom ... Read more

HFFS packaging machine

ILAPAK's Quattro-S HFFS packaging machine creates stand up packages, reclosable packages and seals packages on all 4 sides. Designed to differentiate products on the shelf, the Quattro-S prints on all sides of the package to reinforce brand identity and pack personality. Packs can be stacked vertically. Produces ... Read more

Top-loading machine (TLM) line packaging

Schubert's TLM line packaging machines feature fully-automatic tool changing and can be changed over to work with different products such as chocolate Easter bunnies and yogurt cups in only 4.5 minutes. The TLM machine provides a more efficient packaging process, and takes a decisive step toward the ideal of ... Read more

Compact mail order fulfillment system

Automated Packaging Systems' Autobag® PaceSetter PS 125 OneStep™ bagger is a compact system designed for small- to medium-sized pick and pack fulfillment operations where verification of contents is critical. The system includes an inline printer, bar code scanner, and user-friendly control screen that allows operators ... Read more

Robotic palletizers for tissue operations

Schneider's Tissue Tough robotic palletizers easily handle tissue, toilet paper and paper towel palletizing in single or multiple lines and/or multiple SKUs. The palletizers utilize the flexibility of robotics to meet the tissue industry's requirement for cost effective high-speed palletizing. FANUC Robotic-based ... Read more


ARC's World Industry Forum
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld Marriott, Orlando, FL. ARC's World Industry Forum focuses on business challenges and winning strategies. It provides the ideal environment for executives to collaborate, share ideas, and find new ways to attack their most pressing problems, from February 7-10.
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. Find new equipment, technology, and materials to lower costs, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies, from February 8-10.
Contract Packaging Association Annual Meeting
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, AZ. A packed business agenda, networking, and social and recreational events will make this Annual Meeting CPA's best, from February 24-27.
Sustainable Packaging Symposium
Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL. Sustainable Packaging Symposium, produced by Greener Package and the Institute for Sustainability, will examine the pivotal role of packaging in implementing sustainability across businesses' supply chains, from March 16-18.


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