Hudson’s Model 750 machine produces a variety of stand-up pouches. System shown runs 170 pouches/min in a two-lane configuration, producing 340/min total. Versatile machine folds film, applies and seals zipper, and seals pouch.
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A solar-powered, tabletop volumetric piston filler, the Simplex AS-1 can run continuously on sunlight, or can charge 100-amp batteries, each of which can run for two hours. For use in remote locations with limited or no energy sources.
Focke & Co.’s video demonstrates an integrated line capable of meeting a variety of customer needs in different industries. This setup includes a Model 459 side-loading case packer that can pack 10 cases/min, leading into a Model 542 gantry-style palletizer.
Rockwell Automation mechatronics advances center on two new integrated actuator products featuring plug-and-play simplicity and the capability to reduce energy consumption up to 50% by eliminating mechanical components.
The dual-head ProSys ProTrac 220 High-Speed Tube Filler for plastic, laminate, or aluminum squeeze tubes uses a racetrack configuration and servos to speed production for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and adhesive industries.
Goodman Packaging Equipment’s three-in-one case erector/packer/sealer picks up the stand-up package, erects a tray with glue, efficiently interleaves the stand-up bag in the case, then glues the top seals and closes the case.
Kobra Hot-Melt Adhesive Dispensing system from Valco Melton is designed to deliver productivity, uptime, and sustainability. Offers total flexibility, from the most complete operational PLC network to traditional analog control. Integrated auto feeder lets users pull adhesive into the hot-melt tank with no operator involvement required. Auto feeder also lets packagers buy hot-melt adhesive in bulk rather than in corrugated boxes that must be dumped into a hopper and then disposed of.
U-Top Conveyor from Tsubaki is a stainless-steel system that lets the user handle nearly any light-weight container. Effective in both wet or dry applications. Based on user-friendly and modular design concepts to ensure sanitation, safety, quick assembly, space savings, and low power consumption. Available in 15-, 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-degree radius. Custom radius is also available, as are straight-length sections that can be cut to length.
The Series 3 Premier Pressure-Sensitive Labeler from Tronics has synchronized stepper motor drive and is suitable for running various front-and-back labeling applications. Features toolless adjustments and changeover from application to application from one roll to another in minutes. Up to 99 different jobs can be stored in the controls panel.
Clean-Valve technology from IPN is a no-spill, low-cost beverage fitment. As the valve is opened, it allows liquid to pass through. As soon as the suction stops, the valve closes, and so does the product flow. This spout will not spill even when the pouch is squeezed, providing an ideal solution for on-the-go beverages. Semi-automatic filling system is also available.
Used primarily in the chemical and petrochemical industries and is designed for dust-free granulated products, the FFS Gamma High-Speed Bagger is from Haver Filling Systems. It’s capable of speeds to 2,000 bags/hour. The machine provides maximum efficiency due to the harmony between the weighing system and the FFS machine.
The M-436-I Robotic Pick-and-Place system from Flexicell Robotic Solutions can load trays, cartons, cases, or flow wrapper infeeds. It picks and packs randomly oriented items. USDA washdown capability makes it especially useful in food plant operations. Also useful in the medical device or pharma sectors. Capable of up to 130 pieces/min, depending on product.