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Pack Expo Chicago 2012

Capsule Quality Control System with X-Ray Imaging
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Capsule Quality Control System with X-Ray Imaging

PACK EXPO 2012: The new KKX3900 Universal Quality Control System provides x-ray imaging of individual capsules allowing for closure detection to ensure capsules are locked, they are foreign particle free, and there aren't any deformations on the capsule.
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Servo-driven blister machine for quick change-over
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Servo-driven blister machine for quick change-over

PACK EXPO 2012: The TF2 blister machine from Pharmaworks features a format size of 300 mm by 60 mm, a new, reengineered feeder, servo-driven independent stations, and front-loading tools for quick change-over.
Easy-open induction-seal material
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Easy-open induction-seal material

PACK EXPO 2012: At Pack Expo 2012, Selig demonstrates its Lift ‘n’ Peel™ seal material designed for convenience, safety, protection, leak prevention, freshness, and tamper evidence.
High-shrink, high-yield sleeve label
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High-shrink, high-yield sleeve label

PACK EXPO 2012: Cryovac® GT11 shrink-sleeve labels provide a combination of coextruded materials in a balanced structure that provides graphic appeal, and the film does not crinkle or make noise, offers a smooth, soft texture, and yields up to 20% yield improvement versus traditional monolayer films.
Premade fill-seal stand-up pouch equipment
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Premade fill-seal stand-up pouch equipment

The new Robert's IMP 1500 intermittent-motion fill/seal machine produces premade pouches for frozen foods, snacks, rice, and other products, in sizes from a few oz to 20 lab, with 20-min changeovers.
Vial labeling at 800 ampules/min
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Vial labeling at 800 ampules/min

Bausch & Stroebel demonstrated a machine that labels 800 ampules/min; integrated with the labeler was a Hapa ink-jet label printing system that not only keeps pace with the 800/min speeds but also prints blank labels with serialization.
Delta-style robotic tray packer
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Delta-style robotic tray packer

High-speed delta-style robotic tray loading robot from BluePrint Automation can load trays at 80/min, and inspection capabilities are part of the package.
Flexibility in blister packaging machinery
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Flexibility in blister packaging machinery

Customers said they wanted more flexibility in their blister-packaging machinery, so Algus responded with the Universal-8, which features an Omron Machine Automation Controller.
FL3000-R high speed, floor level palletizer
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FL3000-R high speed, floor level palletizer

The latest innovation from Columbia Machine is changing the future of floor level palletizers. The FL3000-R is a high speed, floor level hybrid palletizer that marries robotic capability and simple conventional palletizer design into a very powerful package.
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Code assurance, high uptime with thermal ink jet
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Code assurance, high uptime with thermal ink jet

PACK EXPO 2012: Videojet Technologies' 8510 thermal ink-jet printer uses the company's CLARiSUITE code assurance software to increase productivity and reduce human error, while simple and quick ink cartridge changes allow for maximum uptime. Printer accommodates both primary and secondary packaging.
Full array of 1D/2D readers, vision systems
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Full array of 1D/2D readers, vision systems

PACK EXPO 2012: Through its acquisition of Siemens’ machine vision systems business, Microscan has added to its 1D and 2D bar-code reading capabilities the ability to verify the integrity of labels and packages with machine vision systems.
T.H.E.M. offering stick pack R&D center
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T.H.E.M. offering stick pack R&D center

North America's stick packaging leader, T.H.E.M., is offering comprehensive development services to companies interested in developing new stick pack applications.
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Large-character printer for nonporous, coated board
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Large-character printer for nonporous, coated board

PACK EXPO 2012: The large-character Diagraph IJ3000 ink-jet printer uses a Trident-based print engine, printing on nonporous, coated material with solvent-based ink. Technology is said to be easy to use and easy to program.
Create more efficient control panels with Smart Wire from Eaton
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Create more efficient control panels with Smart Wire from Eaton

PACK EXPO 2012: Lean automation platform features PLC embedded in operator interface, eliminates control wiring and saves cabinet space.
Ethernet ink-jet printer handles all printheads from one location
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Ethernet ink-jet printer handles all printheads from one location

PACK EXPO 2012: A cost-effective alternative to adhesive labels and preprinted corrugated cartons, Matthews Marking Systems Viacode high-resolution ink-jet printing system uses Ethernet technology for distributed printing of primary, secondary, or tertiary coding applications.
Pack Expo 2012: Optimizing Manufacturing Performance
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Pack Expo 2012: Optimizing Manufacturing Performance

Parsec measures far more than just down time and up time. What kind of quality KPI’s can you analyze? TrakSys offers detailed data on line quality. Can I see breakdown of rejects? Why am I experiencing poor quality? Improve productivity throughout your value chain.
Shrink wrapper deploys new Robo-Wand technology
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Shrink wrapper deploys new Robo-Wand technology

Shrink wrapper from Standard Knapp uses Robo-Wand tray wrapping technology to meter trays through wrapping and shrink tunnel.

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