The new FlexSystem from American Aerogel is an insulated shipping container that provides three different configurations allowing for compartments that are pre-qualified to maintain controlled room temperature, refrigerated, and frozen temperature ranges for up to 48 hours.
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Minnesota Thermal Science introduces several new products, including the new Credo ProMed product line. An easy-to-use thermally protected soft-sided bag for transporting samples and drugs which can provide protection for up to two days.
The CCL 100 from Vaisala is a single-use data logger for monitoring temperature for vaccines, pharmaceuticals, biologics and other perishable products during distribution and short-term storage. The CCL 100 logger records every minute up to 90 days and is customizable.
High speed RFID encoding system from Kirk-Rudy produces an RFID hangtag, reads the code on the tag and serializes the tag. The company specializes in encoding and verification systems as well as feeders, transports and conveyors for the printing and packaging industries.
Automated Packaging Systems' SidePouch® FAS Sprint Revolution™ bagging system can now handle stand-up pouches from 4 to 12 in. wide and from 5 to 16.75 in. long, with gussets from 2 to 8 in. wide, in 1-in. increments.
Conagra's Bertolli brand Rustico Bakes line of frozen ready meals have unique microwave shielding technology that keeps the edges and corners of the meal from overcooking and makes sure the center of the meal is hot.
New from Intelligrated, a mixed-load palletizing system uses advanced robotics and software technology to automate the creation of mixed-load SKU pallet loads, retail-ready displays, and variety-pack cases, allowing manufacturers to replace repetitive manual handling processes with the efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness of automation.
Watch this demonstration by Sick, Inc., maker of sensors, bar code scanners and related equipment, to see how its RapCo closed-loop system automates manual changeovers from one size box or carton to another, reducing changeover time from 26 minutes or more to 70 seconds.
Metal detection and X-ray technology from Sartorius includes units that feature four search heads that work off one HMI; and X-ray machines with no horizontal surfaces for easier cleaning and no possibility of contamination.
Print and apply labeling systems from EPI feature a modular compact design and can be configured to work in most packaging environments. Labeling systems are specifically designed for high-volume, automated print and apply labeling applications demanding reliability and around the clock operation.
FAB series fully automated blister machines from Starview are available with six or eight-stations and standard sealing areas of 14 x 18 and 18 x 24 inches. Blister feeding, card feeding and finished package unloading are included. Integrator ESS provides robotic pick and place.
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.