CAMA—Chicago Area Manufacturer’s Association—was started by Triangle Packaging Machinery, Packaging Machines International and Goodman Packaging Equipment. Now six companies strong, CAMA meets quarterly to exchange ideas & technologies about packaging, bring those ideas back to their own companies, and deliver them to the market through their own equipment, as well as through integrated systems that provide secondary packaging solutions.
Torqo II from Vibrac is a testing system used to measure the removal and reapplication torque necessary to open and reapply caps on bottles used in a variety of industries, including beverage and pharmaceutical. Easy-to-operate color touchscreen display eliminates the need for keypad entry.
The high-speed (400 cartons/min) MGS Machine (www.mgsmachine.com) StealthII™ continuous-motion cartoner is designed for efficiency in the pharmaceutical market. It offers several features that can assist Overall Equipment Effectiveness including tool-less changeover, single-button reset, and OEE data collection.
The P183 printer/applicator is one of a range of labelers that features "Italian innovation made in the USA" from Arca Automation (www.arcaautomation.com), which is a new joint venture company between Arca Etichette SPA, Milan, Italy and Precision Automation® Co., Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ.
The P200 from Serpa Packaging Solutions is a state-of-the-art casepacker featuring a balcony-design that provides maximum access to all of the drive components from one side of the machine while maintaining a compact footprint.
Cartoner from Serpa Packaging Solutions is ideally suited for pharmaceutical and medical device applications due to the fall-through construction, which meets all sanitary and FDA validation requirements.
The Supersystem Polybag-in-Box Packing line is demonstrated in this video from OK International. The packing line consists of a case erector, bag inserter, weigher, bag closer, case sealer, and conveyor. The Supersystem is predominantly stainless steel construction for dependability and offers a host of features and benefits for optimum throughout and return on investment.
A video from OK International shows the operation and key features of the Supersealer SB3 high capacity band sealer. This heavy duty system with stainless steel construction, proven band-sealing technology, and operator friendly controls is designed for long life and optimum throughput.
OK International’s Superliner SL220, featured in a video, inserts poly bags into a bottom-closed shipping container and cuffs the bags over the edges of the cases. This system makes the bags on the machine and offers cost savings over pre-made bags. This rugged and flexible system offers optimum return on investment and options for growth as conditions change.
OK International shows the Supersealer hot air bag sealing system in this new video. These machines utilize hot air to continuously seal a wide range of bag materials at high speed and efficiency. The control and airflow systems achieve consistent sealing and the rugged construction ensures optimum uptime.