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New technique improves container handling on auger filling lines
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New technique improves container handling on auger filling lines

Video from Spee-Dee shows pneumatic-over-hydraulic lift design that 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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Rotary Auger Filler innovations drive productivity and profitability

White paper from Spee Dee discusses the application of servo controls and a new innovative funnel design to rotary auger fillers for free-flowing and non-free flowing applications. Benefits include dramatic reductions in changeover time and increased efficiencies.
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Maui Brewing gets a handle on growth pains

The Hawaiian maker of craft beers expects to double production volume in 2011, and a new can carrier applicator is helping to dramatically increase line speed and cut costs.
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White paper discusses advances in roll-fed extended content labeling

White paper from Quality Assured Label explains the recent development of roll-fed extended content labels (ECLs), also called booklet labels. Covers benefits such as the ability to increase content area by up to 200%, utilize existing materials and labeling equipment, and maintain current production line speeds.
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A closed-loop RPET first
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A closed-loop RPET first

Ice River Springs buys baled PET in metro Toronto, cleans it, and turns it into 100% PCR RPET water bottles that it fills and sends to the marketplace.
Video: Roll-fed expanded content labels in action
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Video: Roll-fed expanded content labels in action

See this short video from Quality Assured that demonstrates how expanded content labels open and re-close for roll-fed labeling applications. Video also demonstrates in-line application on existing equipment.
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Jars made from styrene acrylonitrile (SAN) plastic

Classique Jewel Jars from O.Berk are available in .5 oz. and 1 oz. (both with 43mm neck finish), 2 oz. (with 56mm neck finish), and 4 oz. (with 63mm neck finish) sizes.
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Charity close to packaging suppliers' hearts offers limited-edition bottle

CannedWater4Kids offers limited-edition steel water bottle with colorful CW4K graphics produced by UV cylindrical printer.
OFF THE SHELF: Packages with a colorful Asian flair
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OFF THE SHELF: Packages with a colorful Asian flair

New Media Director Dave Newcorn comes off the sidelines with colorful commentary on the even more colorful packages he bought recently on the part of Chicago's Argyle Street that is sometimes called New Chinatown.
Case packer for canned food products
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Case packer for canned food products

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