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SPONSOR: PLEXPACK May 10, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

High Speed Bag Sealer: You've Got To See It To Believe It! >>

If you time these two operators, they are doing 53 bags per minute – feeding one machine. Why buy 2 units, when you can save money and floor space by simply buying 1 slightly more expensive unit. The Emplex MPS 7000 Series Bag Sealers will do that for you.

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A New High Speed Sleeve Wrapper Has Come To Town. >>

Check out our Damark B-180CM high speed, inline wrapper. With a reciprocating seal head, this system can wrap product at speeds of up to 50 packages per minute at an unbelievable price.

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An Automated Baggging System For Under $25K! >>

Are you packing your product in stand up, zip lock bags? Do you want to automate your packaging process? Does a machine that costs under $25K interest you? If so, you've got to watch this video of the Plexpack PB-1 Bagger.

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A Must See Video For Anyone Bagging Product in Slider Bags. >>

If you are bagging your product in slider bags you realize how difficult it is to seal these bags consistently, at production speeds. Well, with our slider bag kit, you can do so on any Emplex Bag Sealer.

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Compress Your Bagged Product - Vertically. >>

If you are sealing your product on a continuous, vertical bag sealer and want to compress it in order to fit more bags into your overall shipping container, we've got the solution right here. Check out our new vertical compression belt system for Emplex Bag Sealers.

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FEATURED ARTICLE

Know when to fold 'em

The folding carton ushered in the modern packaging age and remains a diverse option for many product categories.

Kandoo kid packs take NACD's top honor

New design transforms the Pampers Kandoo brand to enable play, with packages that make the kids' personal care products accessible in the car or bathroom....

Hip FLASQ is first U.S. wine brand in a can

Quick-chilling and shatterproof, FLASQ Wines in aluminum bottle cans provide new venue opportunities for wine sales....

Retail-ready asparagus

The Gourmet Trading Company, a leading grower, packer, and distributor of asparagus and blueberries, contacted the Packaging Program at Cal Poly State University for help in designing a retail-ready shipper holding 11 lb of fresh asparagus....

Servo technology—the source of Merlin's magic

A four-axis wrapping machine becomes easier to build, install, and troubleshoot now that mechanical components have been replaced by servo-based alternatives....

OFF THE SHELF

Convenience packs from Kraft

Editor Pat Reynolds takes a good look at two convenience packages--one in a folding carton and one in a PET thermoform--that make sandwich making a snap for busy consumers.

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Healthcare Packaging Conference

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More content, more options. Our May 26th conference puts the choice in your hands!

This year's Healthcare Packaging Conference Workshop topics include: ensuring blister package stability; keys to packaging performance; early tracking for quality control; a practical approach to a continuous manufacturing solution; and maximizing throughput for continuous operations. Tap into over a dozen sessions and breakout Workshops, and benefit by a day of education and networking, away from your workplace. Westin Princeton on May 26th.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

IoPP Packaging & Leadership Council
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL. New for 2011, the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is offering packaging professionals the utmost in value by creating a two-day conference that combines IoPP's most dynamic events, held May 10-11.

Interpack 2011: Processes and Packaging
Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany. Messe Düsseldorf North America. Phone: 312/781-5180, held May 12-18.

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.

Rigid Playbook

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Rigid container project in the works?

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