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New pharma cartoner is designed for speed, flexibility, ease-of-use
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New pharma cartoner is designed for speed, flexibility, ease-of-use

The brand new CT 200 Pharma Cartoner from MGS is easily convertible to be able to run blisters, bottles or tubes. The HMI mimics that of an Android phone.
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Get your foot in the door with entry-level weigh and pouch sealer
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Get your foot in the door with entry-level weigh and pouch sealer

This introductory system from All Packaging Machinery is designed for start up companies, and is therefore competitively priced at less than $15,000. Features include a vibratory scale that weighs dry flowing products, and a sealing machine that can comfortably achieve 10 packages per minute
Sensor suitable for wide range of applications
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Sensor suitable for wide range of applications

Smart Dot laser sensor from Tritronics with OLED display provides many benefits and opportunities to configure the sensor as needed.
Printer for thermal transfer
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Printer for thermal transfer

Squid Ink has introduced a thermal-transfer overprinter that is an intermittent-motion model featuring an easy-to-use touch screen for operator convenience.
Domino D-series meets demands of pharma, biotech
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Domino D-series meets demands of pharma, biotech

Sharp Packaging Services, which offers both commercial packaging and clinical trial services, has relied on Domino, and specifically the D-series, for print quality in lot/expiration dates and bar code printing. After all, their customers depend on the highest printing quality for their pharma and biotech packaging. According to John Mayer, director of technology, Domino printers have produced over 1.5 billion impressions for Sharp, on a variety of substrates, without any print failures.
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Semi-automatic case erector/pack station, sealer
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Semi-automatic case erector/pack station, sealer

The Bel 5150 from Wexxar/BEL, a Pro Mach company, is a semi-automatic case erector, pack station, and sealer all in one unit that features Dekka tape heads.
Banding machine
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Banding machine

The ATS Automatic banding machine from Wexler has a double infeed system for higher throughput, and because it uses a narrow band rather than shrink wrap, it scores serious sustainability points.
Quad-seal bag maker
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Quad-seal bag maker

Viking Masek Model MS 300 can be configured as continuous or intermittent motion. Makes quad seal bags on the fly and can adjust rapidly for different bag sizes.
Quick-change tray former
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Quick-change tray former

Tray former from Nuspark operates at speeds to 60 cartons/min, is made of stainless steel, and offers lots of flexibility in terms of carton size and changeover.
Bottle unscramble
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Bottle unscramble

Compact bottle unscrambler from New England Machinery, designed for the pharmaceutical industry, tightly integrates both hopper elevator and unscrambler to deliver high performance in a small footprint.
Ultrasonic sealing for vf/f/s
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Ultrasonic sealing for vf/f/s

MS Plastic Welders makes ultrasonic sealing systems for packages made on vertical form/fill/seal systems. Benefits include material savings, speed, and seal security.
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.
Voice-activated commands for machines
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Voice-activated commands for machines

At PACK EXPO East, Beckhoff demonstrated how Google Glasses connected directly to a cloud server make it possible to adjust machine speeds with voice-activated commands.
Case erector has auto size change
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Case erector has auto size change

Case erector and bottom taper from AFA Nordale uses sensors and sophisticated servo drives to switch automatically from one corrugated case size to another.
Case erecting to case sealing
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Case erecting to case sealing

Case packing system introduced by Eagle Packaging Machinery for standup pouches goes from product to pallet. First is case erecting, then lane diverting, then case loading and sealing.
Off The Shelf: Vacuum packed for the nutrition-conscious
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Off The Shelf: Vacuum packed for the nutrition-conscious

Perfect Fit Meals is leveraging vacuum skin packaging, MAP, High-Pressure Processing, and linerless labels to expand into new markets in the U.S.
A rapid-response solution when you suspect contamination or anomalies
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A rapid-response solution when you suspect contamination or anomalies

Learn about the Thermo Scientific™ Product Assurance Service & Solutions (PASS). It's a fast, confidential service when you suspect foreign material contamination or nonconformity. Our quality-assured method provides maximum product recovery. PASS has answers you need, simply packaged.
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Douglas' Vectra® Cartoner with robotic infeed eliminates change parts
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Douglas' Vectra® Cartoner with robotic infeed eliminates change parts

Douglas' innovative robotic pick-and-place infeed eliminates over 30 star wheel change parts and manual adjustment points, reducing changeover by 20 minutes for single-serve cup applications. Integrated with Douglas' Vectra cartoner, the dual Fanuc M-3iA Delta robots provide no change in capital investment while gaining valuable production time.
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