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SPONSOR: Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery March 7, 2011 | Edited by Gretchen Edelbrock

Spee-Dee's NEW Automatic Auger System improves container handling >>

The Pneumatic over Hydraulic lift design uses air for a rapid lift and hydraulic damping for a controlled lower as the auger fills the container from the bottom up. Lift height is controlled electronically. A pneumatic container gripper is adjustable for different size bottles.

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New sanitary dry-filling technology engineered to enhance product safety >>

Learn about a new auger filler technology specifically for pharma and nutraceutical applications designed to protect product against bacteria, metal and other foreign contaminants, meeting demanding regulatory requirements.

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Demonstrating in-line dry-filling of rigid containers up to 120/min >>

Video from Spee-Dee demonstrates multi-lane, multi-auger in-line filling system that achieves high speeds without sacrificing floor space.

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Rotary Auger Filler innovations drive productivity and profitability >>

Applying servo controls and a new innovative funnel design to rotary auger fillers, which are used to fill both free-flowing and non-free flowing products into rigid containers, dramatically reduces changeover time and increases efficiencies.

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Servo Drive Rotary Powder Filler White Paper >>

Learn how servo technology and a new funnel design can improve perfomance and reduce change over time on a rotary powder filler.

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THE LATEST INNOVATIONS

High-speed automatic packaging line

Designed for confectionery products, CAMA's high-speed automatic packaging line is composed of a multiple delta robot loading unit, combined with a high speed flow-wrapping machine and conveyors. This new application feeds products at high speed into the vertical race track of the compact ... Read more

Automated tray formers allow flexibility

VASSOYOAIR air pneumatic tray formers from Eagle Packaging Machinery are designed to produce a large tray size range at speeds up to 22 trays/min. in a compact footprint. Able to run an extensive range of corrugated tray designs such as produce, citrus, bliss, showcase, display, and more ... Read more

Optional wireless remote for stretch wrappers

Orion's Flex A Series of stand-alone automatic wrappers comes with an optional wireless remote that allows forklift drivers to initiate the process while on board the vehicle or reach a lanyard switch to start the stretch wrapper. The stand-alone automatic wrappers include an automatic ... Read more

Robotic feeding system

TaskMate™ flexible feeding systems from ESS Technologies offer a compact alternative to bowl feeding systems and can be easily configured to handle a wide range of products. Incorporates a high-speed FANUC multiaxis robot with ESS-designed end-of-arm tool and impulse-based flexible feeder ... Read more

High-speed tray sealer with quick changeovers

Heat and Control's Ishida QX1100 tray sealers hermetically seal almost any shape or size tray at speeds up to 200/min.Lightweight tooling can be changed in minutes, without lifting, using a portable cart. Ishida's Intelligent Tool function automatically recognizes the correct tool ... Read more

Top & bottom labeler

EPI Labelers' Top & Bottom Labeler system labels the top and/or bottom of tub style containers, cartons, and clamshell packaging neatly and accurately. The labeler features vertical and horizontal adjustments to allow for quick and reliable label placement. It works on nearly all types of packaging ... Read more

 

Auto-redundant print apply system

ID Technology's auto-redundant label print and apply system for harsh environments utilizes 2 Model 250 Label Printer Applicators. When one labeling head is off-line for label and ribbon replenishment, the second head is triggered for immediate operation--resulting in zero downtime ... Read more

High-speed robotic palletizer

Schneider's iP robotic palletizer for high speed palletizing is equipped with a FANUC Robotics articulated arm robot that uses short movements for use in limited space. This high-level robotic palletizer is integrated with an automatic pallet lift and product collation system designed to handle ... Read more

RFID-driven weighing and batching system

National Bulk Equipment's (NBE) fully-integrated bulk material handling system uses RFID-driven process communications to automate simultaneous batching of multiple, and varied, chemical mixtures during a single processing operation. Increases process throughput by 80%, and eliminates potentially ... Read more

Large-character ink jet printers

Videojet's 2300 Series of large character ink jet printers reduce expenses by eliminating the need for preprinted cases and by providing an alternative to print-and-apply labeling. The series also offers high-code quality and improved flexibility for easier production line integration ... Read more

Chemical supply & recovery system saves fluid

Fogg Filler's Chemical Supply & Recovery System saves users 96-98.5% of fluid losses on new or existing lines, according to the company, by taking chemicals and water, filtering it, and reusing it. This reduces the environmental impact at the same time it lowers the manufacturer's operating ... Read more

Eco-friendly automated case-ready packaging machine

CVP Systems' MasterPACKer ECO+ automated case ready packaging machine uses ecologically sustainable packaging methods. The patented film management system enables the ECO+ to run strong but thin C-fold film structures, resulting in a significant reduction of film use ... Read more

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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.

NACD 2011 Annual Convention
La Quinta Resort & Club, Palm Springs, CA The National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) annual convention will be held April 6-10, 2011.

Packaging Automation Forum
Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, IL. Packaging Automation Forum, produced by Packaging World and Automation World, features peer-to-peer education about how to increase productivity, flexibility and performance using state-of-the-art packaging controls and information technology, April 26.

Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops
Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ. Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops, produced by Healthcare Packaging magazine, will feature operational and package design strategies for pharmaceutical and medical device packagers, May 26.

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