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Packaging World      Special Projects Editor, Gretchen Edelbrock
SPONSORS: October 24, 2011 | Edited by Gretchen Edelbrock

Case packer for canned food products >>

Video from Massmann Automation Designs shows an application of its KD case packer for metal cans.

Massman Automation Designs

Small-character continuous ink jet printers offer quality, speed, and uptime >>

The all new 1000 line of continuous ink jet printers from Videojet offers print speeds from 533 to 960 fpm and up to five lines of print from one system. Learn more about the key features and advantages of the 1000 line through this video from Videojet.

Videojet Technologies Inc.

Video demo of random case sealer complete with fast-change demo >>

Video shows Little David LDX-RTB random case sealer process both void-filled and over-stuffed cases at speeds of 155" per minute wih zero-adjustment. Handles interchangeable 2" and 3" tape cartridges plus is mirror image capable in field. Demonstration shows removable side panels for easy access.

Loveshaw

High-speed secondary packaging line for cosmetic jars at 120/min >>

Watch this video of a state-of-the-art cosmetics packaging line from Bergami for cosmetics jars at 120/min. Complete line includes booklet feeder, robotic pick-and-place cartoner, high-speed overwrapper, lid stamping, carton closing, and positive transfer to downstream equipment.

Bergami USA

Fill'er Up! Aseptic Fillers Meet ESL Needs! >>

Aseptic processing involves the packaging of a sterile product in a manner that ensures its sterility. Found primarily in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, aseptic processing is used on a regular basis to ensure purity and extend shelf life (ESL).

Shibuya Hoppmann

THE LATEST INNOVATIONS

Versatile filler for bag-in-box packaging

Scholle Packaging’s new SureFill® filler is a single-head, fully-automatic, linear bag-in-box filler offered in High-Acid, Fresh and Extended Shelf Life (ESL) models to suit the requirements of a wide array of products. The filler shares many components across multiple models, allowing the addition of modules for customer-specific applications or future upgrades. The new platform offers processors: bag size and fitment versatility; filling speeds up to 15 one-gallon... Read more

Continuous HFFS machine

The film for Aagard’s Maksimal™ horizontal form, fill, seal machine is transported at a low, continuous rate while laying flat during sealing. The machine seals are made with independent sealing stations resulting in material print requirements that are far less stringent than on traditional machines, saving money on film. Continuous motion forming, filling, and sealing brings significant speed gains compared to intermittent machine. An innovative approach to modularity... Read more

Versatile VFS baggers

The Vertek series of vertical form, fill, and seal baggers from WeighPack Systems offers a broad range of speed, bag widths, and bag types. Suitable for a wide range of packaging applications including: nuts, snacks, candy, fresh and frozen foods, liquids and pharmaceuticals. Reliable and compact, the simple design of the Vertek baggers makes them easy to set-up, operate, and maintain. Polyethylene and laminate materials can be run on the Vertek series and all models are... Read more

Modular-design tablet counter

Designed for the pharmaceutical industry, the Cremer CF-622 Tablet Counter from NJM/CLI features an all new concept in counting based on a modular design, servo driven and servo controlled vibrators. The CF-622 requires less space on the packaging line because of the 1 bottle in, 1 bottle out system. The CF-622 requires less infeed and outfeed conveyor length. Guaranteed outputs from 120 bpm to more than 300 bpm. Short changeover times with repeatable set-ups... Read more

All-electric print and apply labeler

Panther Industries’ 2000es low-cost, all-electric print and apply system uses no compressed air. The new system uses an electric applicator, not the industry-standard pneumatic actuator. The new “es” line represents an alternative to pneumatic applicators at a... Read more

Compact shrink wrapper

Using single film roll technology, the VS Series shrink wrappers from Douglas Machine offer a compact, economical shrink wrap solution designed to interface with existing tray packers, including the Douglas’ Invex® and Axiom® at speeds up to 40 trays/min. The optional print-registered film control provides enhanced package appearance. The company’s proprietary heat tunnel technology ensures minimal graphic distortion, consistently excellent... Read more

Bulk bag discharging/drum filling system

Material Transfer’s patented Material Master™ Bulk Discharging System provides sealed discharge of fine, dusty powders. A Sure-Seal™ actuated spout clamping system seals the bag discharge spout for dust-tight operation, while a Flo-Master™ bag massaging system and rotary valve provide reliable metering of materials during drum filling. A powered Flo-Lock™ discharge spout closure system quickly halts material flow for partial bag discharging... Read more

Film feeding system for secure product containment

Wulftec’s FAST--Force Anticipation Stretch Technology--is a film feeding system that accurately delivers film to the pallet without reacting to a demand, controlling film failure, film ripping, and breakage. FAST is forgiving to defects in the film and/or puncture hazards on the product. Offers a wider range of force to load possibilities while maintaining complete all around load containment. With FAST all the force that is in the stretch film can be used so that film consumption... Read more

Ink jet printer provides high contrast, low maintenance

For applications that require easily readable variable data codes on dark or difficult to mark materials, Videojet Technologies Inc. has designed the new Videojet® 1710 small character continuous ink jet printer. The printer uses high-contrast, pigmented inks to create bright, clean codes on surfaces for which dye-based inks are not effective, such as colored glass, rubber tubing, plastic cabling and dark paperboard. Applies up to 5 lines of high-resolution... Read more

Barcode verifier

The INTEGRA 9510 barcode verifier from Label Vision Systems verifies linear (1D) and two-dimensional (2D) codes without any change of equipment. Designed for offline verification of barcodes to ISO/IEC standards, the INTEGRA 9510 is easy to use, is able to auto... Read more

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