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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.
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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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TRIPACK shrink sleeve systems
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TRIPACK shrink sleeve systems

A family owned, U.S. manufacturer of shrink sleeve application systems including applicators, steam tunnels, convection heat tunnels, and custom engineered product handling systems. Shrink Labeling – Shrink Sleeve Multi Packs – Tamper Evident Banding.
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Sanitary design flow wrapper has washdown capability
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Sanitary design flow wrapper has washdown capability

Cavanna's Zero4 Wash Down sanitary design flow wrapper is ideal for meat and dairy packaging, as well as sticky foods. Unit has a removable cutting head that, once removed, readies the machine for washdown.
Case sealing and palletizing
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Case sealing and palletizing

Newly packed cases exit the Combi robotic case picker and immediately continue through closure and case sealing. After the cases are taped shut, they are manually placed onto a pallet.
Case forming
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Case forming

The Combi robotic case packer erects cartons for packing. The company offers case packing solutions for top-load, side-load, drop packing configurations.
Automated palletizer with concurrent stretch wrap
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Automated palletizer with concurrent stretch wrap

TopTier's Downstacker is a fully automated automatic palletizer with concurrent stretch wrapping, and this must-see video will show you up-close how it works, from case-turning rollers to forming rows, stacking patterns and wrapping pallets with extreme efficiency.
X-Ray detection system with enhanced vision software
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X-Ray detection system with enhanced vision software

This video of Thermo Fisher Scientific's NextGuard X-Ray Detection System is a solid entry-level choice for those seeking to upgrade from metal detection for enhanced capabilities, especially with new vision software upgrades.
Sysmac Machine Automation Controller with Delta robot
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Sysmac Machine Automation Controller with Delta robot

See what integrated machine control, robotic control, vision and safety look like in this video of Omron's Sysmac Machine Automation Controller mated to a Delta robot for high-speed part orientation, discrimination and matching with instantaneous communication to an EtherCat network.

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