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Hourglass-shaped bottle radiates energy

A shapely, easy to grasp, 4.75-oz bottle for XRCEL Sports Fuel micro-gel energy supplement delivers convenience and conveys vitality, with a silver shrink sleeve decorated with dynamic bands of color.
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CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
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Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
Type 529 semi-automatic IV bag filling and closing machine
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Bausch Advanced Technology Group: IV bag filler

A new IV bag filling and closing system produces 1,600 bags/hr.
High-def printer for pharma and more
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High-def printer for pharma and more

Bell-Mark high-definition ink-jet printer does up to 600 dpi at up to 100 meters/minute. Originally designed for unique drug identification requirements in pharma, it can be integrated on a number of packaging machines where coding is required.
7810 UV laser printer
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Videojet Technologies: Laser printer

The 7810 UV provides high-speed, in-line permanent marking for lifetime product traceability.
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announces the return of alli
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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announces the return of alli

Weight-loss product returns to retail markets in tamper-evident packaging.
BOTTLE CLEANING. To clean plastic bottles, each blowing nozzle from Bosch ionizes the blowing air, which neutralizes the electro
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Novartis benefits from flexible pharmaceutical filling line

Filling and packaging line in Cairo, Egypt accommodates different products and packaging formats.
PACKAGE INSPECTION. Amway turned to Mettler-Toledo’s product inspection group for Hi-Speed checkweighers and Safeline x-ray insp
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New equipment energizes Amway’s nutritional packaging

Eight checkweighers and six x-ray systems support canister, stick-pack and pouch packaging lines at Amway’s Nutrilite® facility in Ada, MI.
Nordson EFD's automated fluid dispensing system
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Nordson EFD: Automated fluid dispensing systems combine precise dispensing with programming

Easily integrated into any manufacturing operation including pharmaceutical and medical applications, Nordson EFD's new automated fluid dispensing systems combine precise dispensing with fast and easy programming to provide faster cycle times, reduced manufacturing and ownership costs, and the flexibility to use the same automated dispensing system in different production areas.
INBOUND CARTONS. As cartons visible in the lower right corner are conveyed into a case packer, a camera reads all 100 unique car
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Serialization to meet Turkey’s requirements

A massive serialization project is completed in an impossibly tight timeframe by taking a modular approach across 24 packaging lines and by assembling a tight-knit team.

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