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Unique cap sorting needs no compressed air
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Unique cap sorting needs no compressed air

No compressed air is required for this Aidlin Cap sorter that was featured at the Sidel booth.
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Read the tiniest, most difficult bar codes
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Read the tiniest, most difficult bar codes

Data Man 8000 hand-held reader from Cognex reads hard-to-read 2D data matrix bar codes. Integrated liquid lens technology is said to be a first-of-its-kind.
Bottle cartoner includes leaflet insertion
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Bottle cartoner includes leaflet insertion

At the Bivans booth, bottles are loaded into cartons, including automatic insertion of leaflets; speeds to 100 cartons/min.
New energy regs shape motor design
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New energy regs shape motor design

Large power range in a smaller package brings value to the marketplace.
600 bars/min for monoblock carton form/top load/hot-melt glue
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600 bars/min for monoblock carton form/top load/hot-melt glue

The Monoblock IF296 system from CAMA runs at speeds to 600 bars/min, and it takes the bars from carton erection to top load into cartons to hot-melt glue closing.
OFF THE SHELF: Packaging in the baking aisle
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OFF THE SHELF: Packaging in the baking aisle

Jim Butschli reports on novel approaches to packaging that he's been noticing in the supermarket baking aisle.
IMA SAFE combines bottle filler, cottoner, capper and more
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IMA SAFE combines bottle filler, cottoner, capper and more

Synchronized, integrated, flexible design uses 1/3 the floor space of conventional lines.
Aetna Group demonstrates end of line technologies
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Aetna Group demonstrates end of line technologies

Single source solutions range from shrink wrapping to case packing to palletizing.
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Metal detector

The E-Z Tec®9100 Metal Detector from Eriez provides high-sensitivity metal separation and comes in a variety of sizes.


Small-footprint case erector/bottom sealer
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Small-footprint case erector/bottom sealer

For space-restricted areas, this entry-level machine can produce up to 20 cases/min.
Bottle and jar unscrambler
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Bottle and jar unscrambler

Watch this video of the Orientainer bottle unscrambler in operation at Pack Expo.
Case sealer for flap folding and sealing of cases
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Case sealer for flap folding and sealing of cases

Now equipped with an energy saving enhancement that shuts down the machine when no case is present, thereby reducing energy consumption and costs.
Vibratory distribution system is servo-driven
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Vibratory distribution system is servo-driven

TNA displays its roflo® VM 3 vibratory conveyor, which offers continuous product flow and easy maintenance.
Servo-driven mechanisms introduced to bottom-load case packer
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Servo-driven mechanisms introduced to bottom-load case packer

Massman Automation Designs, LLC has added servo-driven mechanisms to the Sabel bottom-load case packer, as well as a lane divider infeed and a case lowerator on the discharge end of the machine.
Blow/Fill/Seal machine for aseptic liquid processing
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Blow/Fill/Seal machine for aseptic liquid processing

Weiler Engineering, Inc. manufactures ASEP-TECH Model 628, Advanced Aseptic Liquid Processing Blow/Fill/Seal machines under the ASEP-TECH Brand.
Automated microplate coating for antigens and antibodies
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Automated microplate coating for antigens and antibodies

Optima Group's Medicon ImmuCoat machine offers a modular, scalable solution to automate the microplate coating process up to 1200 microplates per hour.
Robotic changeover in under three minutes
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Robotic changeover in under three minutes

For flexibility in your packaging operations, the new Talon Series Packaging System from JLS integrated with a Reiser Repak form, fill, and seal machine offers quick changeover. During Pack Expo, the system was packaging not one, but three different meat and poultry products with changeover in less than 2-3 minutes.
New packaging foam contains 25% renewable content
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New packaging foam contains 25% renewable content

Sealed Air's Instapak® RC45 foam contains 25% renewable content in the finished foam product and is recommended for light-duty packaging applications.

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