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Dual-robot control offers a seamless PLC and robot integration
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Dual-robot control offers a seamless PLC and robot integration

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.
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Spiral conveyor handles small loads
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Spiral conveyor handles small loads

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.
Motors provide more torque in a compact package
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Motors provide more torque in a compact package

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.
Serialization system for pharma
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Serialization system for pharma

A 6-camera Optel vision system is part of this side-serting and serialization bottle-tracking system from NJM.
Manual case aggregation system for serialized product
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Manual case aggregation system for serialized product

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.
Flexible chain conveyor platform for food, medical, and assembly applications
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Flexible chain conveyor platform for food, medical, and assembly applications

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.
Flexible pouches and containers with 360° graphics
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Flexible pouches and containers with 360° graphics

Ampac demonstrates a variety of high-density polyethylene pouches with easy-opening features, as well as convenient containers, which provide 360° graphics
Packaging tapes combine with tape applicators for improved performance and efficiency
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Packaging tapes combine with tape applicators for improved performance and efficiency

Shurtape's ShurSEAL Solution combines the company's HP Series packaging tape with a PrimeLoc tape applicator to produce a consistent and secure seal to cartons.
A random-size case sealer from Schneider Packaging Equipment applies water-activated tape
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A random-size case sealer from Schneider Packaging Equipment applies water-activated tape

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.
Strapping machine for cases
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Strapping machine for cases

FL 360 strapping machine from 3M is especially suitable for applications in food processing plants. Applies box sealing or filament tape.
Plastic conveyor chains, modular plastic belts consume less power
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Plastic conveyor chains, modular plastic belts consume less power

System Plast conveyor components from Emerson provide lower friction than industry standard belts, while consuming 20% less power. In many cases packagers can dispense with trays.
Strength and durability are 'core' to new series of labelers
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Strength and durability are 'core' to new series of labelers

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.
Real-time plant metrics on display
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Real-time plant metrics on display

Factory Display is a Parker Hannifin product that makes it possible to display plant metrics in real time. Rich graphic representation is what sets this product apart from comparable offerings.
Polypropylene coffee pods show great promise
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Polypropylene coffee pods show great promise

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.
Affordable, adaptable vision inspection system
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Affordable, adaptable vision inspection system

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.
Robotic boxers demonstrate controls products
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Robotic boxers demonstrate controls products

An engaging demo at the Kollmorgen booth used two robotic pugilists to showcase Kolmorgen actuators, motors, drives, and other controls components the company offers.
Custom machine parts configured for your application in one to six days.
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Custom machine parts configured for your application in one to six days.

Misumi U.S.A. is a global manufacturer of mechanical components that go into automation equipment. Timing belts, pulleys, rotating fins, etc. Configure and change dimensions for your custom project designing and building machinery serving pharmaceutical, medical, packaging, automotive markets, etc.
SCARA robots in ceiling-mount and conventional configurations
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SCARA robots in ceiling-mount and conventional configurations

Watch this video to get a glimpse of the latest RH Series SCARA robots from Mitsubishi, which offer speed, precision and ease of integration in ceiling-mount and other configurations.

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