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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action
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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action

Learn how Big Heart Pet Brands implemented new packaging technologies and fetched PMMI’s prestigious award.
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Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews
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Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews

It’s designed to look like a tooth paste carton so that pet owners will think ‘canine dental health’ when they encounter it in the store.
Mail Order Fulfillment Solutions
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Mail Order Fulfillment Solutions

Sharp Packaging's line of continuous roll bagging systems are perfect for mail order fulfillment, whether your operation uses one machine or hundreds. Stop by our booth at PackExpo East to see how we can increase your throughput while decreasing labor costs.
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Manual sealers shine in specific applications, like kitting
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Manual sealers shine in specific applications, like kitting

Eastey's latest manual sealer product offerings feature palm button activation, which is an ideal ergonomic setup from a repetitive motion standpoint, but also from a safety perspective.
Reliable shrink labeling and tamper evident banding
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Reliable shrink labeling and tamper evident banding

The AFM Model LX-150, an in-line bullet (mandrel) shrink labeler is fully servo-driven and microprocessor controlled, which ensures accurate, consistent and reliable operation at speeds up to 300 CPM.
Fabio Perelli, product manager at Matrox Imaging, presents Matrox Design Assistant running on the Matrox 4Sight GPm Vision System
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Fabio Perelli, product manager at Matrox Imaging, presents Matrox Design Assistant running on the Matrox 4Sight GPm Vision System

Demo performs 4 inspections using 3 cameras in under 30 milliseconds. Matrox Design Assistant 4 is a flowchart-based image processing software that can deploy solutions to vision systems, smart devices or any computer with GigE Vision® or USB3 Vision™ cameras.
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Take the stress out of machine maintenance, cleaning
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Take the stress out of machine maintenance, cleaning

This freshly designed bottom loading vertical case packer from Schneider Packaging Equipment features an open structure, plus a 30 percent reduction in part count from previous models.
Connect disparate systems, increase productivity
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Connect disparate systems, increase productivity

Discover how the ProducTVity Station Plant Floor Communications Solution from Red Lion boosts productivity by connecting, monitoring and controlling a range of disparate processes and systems.
Efficient coding, verification, inspection
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Efficient coding, verification, inspection

Learn how individual boxes are efficiently coded and verified in-line on Korber MediPak Systems' Seidenader SingleUnit-Basic, which is specifically designed to print and inspect cartons for serialization.
F/F/S Pouching
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F/F/S Pouching

Heat and Control’s horizontal motion Fastback convey- or eases the transition into a vertical conveyor up to the mezzanine distribution system. Additional Fastbacks disperse product into three Ishida checkweighers. The checkweighers dispense one of three size counts for pouching.
Conveying and checkweighing
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Conveying and checkweighing

A custom Bosch bagger vertically forms, fills the pouch as product is released from the checkweigher. A unique Velcro closure is applied in strips for reclosability, before the package is sealed. Pouches are expelled from the bagger vertically and remain upright, easing carton insertion down the line.
Carton closure
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Carton closure

Maybe the trickiest portion of the line is the special Kliklok-Woodman Vari-Pitch Flip Top carton closer for a re-closable cover on the carton. The machine glues the side flaps of the top down yet maintains its reclosability in the front. The ability to ensure reclosure was key.
Carton merging system
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Carton merging system

This custom carton merging system from Shuttleworth, powered by Pro Mach, accepts cartons post-coding and mitigates the arrangement for case packaging. The system redirected the cartons in groups of four into one of three individual lanes. At the end of the lanes the twelve packages were picked six at a time for case packing.
Small-footprint tablet inspection
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Small-footprint tablet inspection

The compact Vibratory Inspection System model VIS15 is a 15 lane bulk product inspection system that utilizes Scanware Spectra HR vision technology and proprietary algorithms to inspect products with ultra high resolution, transporting the products via common tooling using vibration at rates up to 360,000 products/hr.
High-speed, high-output blister machine scales up winning technologies
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High-speed, high-output blister machine scales up winning technologies

The TF3 blister machine scales successful TF1, TF1e and TF2X concepts up to a larger machine with a format range of 220mm x 290mm.
Case packing collated cartons
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Case packing collated cartons

Combi’s robotic case packer accepts cartons of Milk Bone Brushing Chews and separates them into groups of six via laser sensor. The six are picked together and placed into the case for sealing and palletizing later down the line. During the project Combi essentially managed the entire end of the line through to the pallet.
Cloud to Glass: software enables machine data gathering and control
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Cloud to Glass: software enables machine data gathering and control

Beckhoff's TwinCAT software now enables a machine to communicate from its PLC control to an Amazon Cloud server, back down to a Google Glass "wearable" HMI that operators can use to control the machine, receive operational notifications, and gather data.
"Glue-free" labeling solution creates a buzz in WLS booth!
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"Glue-free" labeling solution creates a buzz in WLS booth!

WLS introduction of a "glue-free" cut-and-stack labeling technology combined with a demonstration of its pressure-sensitive labeling serialization capabilities result in a highly successful Pack Expo 2014.
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