You're eating foods made safe without heat sterilization, instead using the 'cold pasteurized' of high-pressure processing. Many of these foods are co-packed at a handful of U.S. facilities, according to an executive from Avure Technologies.
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FAB series fully automated blister machines from Starview are available with six or eight-stations and standard sealing areas of 14 x 18 and 18 x 24 inches. Blister feeding, card feeding and finished package unloading are included. Integrator ESS provides robotic pick and place.
Dual-robot control with MLX100 Robot Gateway from Yaskawa Motoman enables controlling and programming Motoman robots entirely within the ControlLogix platform, eliminating the need for an additional controller or language. With MLX100, robots are programmed through the same PLC ladder logic code that is widely used for controlling equipment such as filling machines, packaging machines and conveyors.
Spiral conveyor from Ryson features a 5 in. slat and is ideal for small pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food products. It has a small footprint and can replace gripper elevators. It is capable of 20 ft. elevation changes.
Oriental Motor USA's K2 Series offers motors from 6 to 90 watts, with gear ratios from 3:1 up to 350:1. Find out how they get more power for the frame size to handle more load, more quietly and with new, more flexible mounting options.
Omega Design's base module (manual CaseSync) offers hand-held scanner, connectivity to Systech software, integrated case label printer and touch screen, and case-loading table. System is configurable for manual to semi-automatic operations, for loose or bundled containers, and offers ergonomic design and stainless-steel construction.
Dorner Mfg. Corp.'s 2200 SmartFlex flexible chain conveyor platform fives customers the ability to build complete 2200 SmartFlex conveyor assemblies to their exact layout dimensions and view it in 3D within minutes.
This machine brings automation and case size versatility to the application of water-activated tape. This style of tape is completely recyclable, and cases sealed with water-activated tape offer tamper evidence.
The Core Series labelers from EPI Labels is designed for durability in the most demanding packaging environments and allows for a range of apply and print-and-apply labeling applications. Among the industries served by the Core Series include snack food, bakery, coffee, meat and poultry, pet food, frozen food, and more.
Printpack's material scientists are hard at work developing a polypropylene blend that can be used for thermoformed coffee pods. The polystyrene materials currently in widespread use don't have the best moisture barrier and are generally not as green as PP.
The new V6300 vision inspection system from Mettler Toledo CI-Vision, said to be the most affordable and adaptable system yet, can integrate up to five cameras and 10 lights to inspect for ID/OD, ovality, gross formation defects, label positioning, label quality, closure application, fill level, 1D and 2D barcodes, graphical presence and quality, and the presence and verification of alphanumeric codes.