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Light-weight plastic container handling at 525/min
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Light-weight plastic container handling at 525/min

Nalbach Engineering Co., Inc. demonstrates high-speed container handling with a line anchored by the NECOSORT-III High-Speed Plastic Bottle Unscrambler that uses only two moving parts and is capable of handling lightweighted bottles.
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Flexible filling line handles beverages at 80 bottles/min
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Flexible filling line handles beverages at 80 bottles/min

Fully integrated filling line allows supplement and sports nutrition co-packer All American Pharmaceutical to meet the demand for its homeopathic and RTD sports and nutrition beverages and concentrates.
Versatile shrink labeling equipment
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Versatile shrink labeling equipment

The LX-350 shrink labeler accommodates a variety of bottle shapes and sizes, operating at speeds to 400 bottles/min. Changeover parts are inexpensive and easy to adjust.
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Vertical stand-up pouching machine
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Vertical stand-up pouching machine

Matrix Packaging Machinery’s Aurora operates in a small footprint, producing pouches up to 11” x 13”, at speeds to 45 bags/min. Offers zipper applicator, automatic web edge guide and film tracking system, and a SmartSweep pleat removal system.
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Bottle unscrambler and air conveyor
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Bottle unscrambler and air conveyor

For lightweight bottles, Lanfranchi’s Model L3-SR-21-21 machine accepts bottles from a hopper or elevator. Operates at speeds to 600 bottles/min, and permits changeovers with no parts removal.
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Coding options abound with new fiber and pulse laser products
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Coding options abound with new fiber and pulse laser products

Replacing YAG systems, the new SunX LP-400 series CO2 laser marking line from Panasonic uses diode technology to provide from 70,000 to 100,000 hours of marking time. Also new, the company’s 25-watt pulse laser offers the largest marking field in the industry at 330 mm.
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New dual-access robot boasts slimmer design
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New dual-access robot boasts slimmer design

Quick and agile, with ‘human-like’ flexibility of movement, the SDA 10 is the latest generation of Motoman’s dual-arm robot. Slimmer and lighter-weight than its predecessor, the new model offers significantly faster acceleration, a stronger, 22.1-lb payload, and dual independent arm functionality.
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Versatile bag sealer still going strong after 20 years
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Versatile bag sealer still going strong after 20 years

All Packaging Machinery president Dan Wood describes the features of the company’s vertical, conveyorized band-sealing system (VCBSDM). In the market for two decades, the system can handle a wide range of bag sizes, styles, and materials, and provides sealing, cutting, and optional code dating.
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Advanced sleeve labeling systems apply sleeve labels at very high speeds
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Advanced sleeve labeling systems apply sleeve labels at very high speeds

Specifically designed for high speed runs of up to 400 products per minute, the new high-speed Label-Aire® Sleever Series Model 8500 will easily handle all industry standard sleeve materials and a wide range of container shapes and sizes.
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Costco snack pack operations
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Costco snack pack operations

Costco’s in-house production for tubed snacks relies on three f/f/s units and four pick-and-place robots to produce a 24-count variety pack.
Perfecting pasta packaging
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Perfecting pasta packaging

A line at Barilla's greenfield plant in Avon, NY, features a cartoner and two case packers. 
Servo-driven rotary placer reaches 300/min
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Servo-driven rotary placer reaches 300/min

For placing onserts, hang tags on bottles, warranty cards, promo literature, and much more, this rotary placer from Graphic Packaging relies on advanced servo technology for fixed or random-pitch placement at very high speeds.
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Maximum case packer flexibility
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Maximum case packer flexibility

The R700 Adabot Case Packer from Fallas Automation picks up bags on the fly at high speeds and loads them accurately into cases in any custom-pack pattern desired.
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A conveyor that's strong on reconfigurability
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A conveyor that's strong on reconfigurability

This 5200 Series Quick Conveyor from Dorner Mfg. is strong on modularity/flexibility, good at having products carry from one platform to the next on a one-belt conveyor, and suitable for quick setup and reconfiguration.
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Full 360-degree bottle inspection to 800 bottles/min
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Full 360-degree bottle inspection to 800 bottles/min

Lomax 360 Full View system from CIVision uses four cameras to provide full-surround inspection of round bottles at very high speeds. CIVCore software can stitch multiple images together to unwrap a single "full view" for a complete inspection. Tasks of label presence, skew, placement, and identification can all be handled in a single operation of unoriented containers.
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Modular cartoning system is customizable
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Modular cartoning system is customizable

Bivans Model 54L/82 semi-automatic cartoning system operates at speeds to 60 cartons/min. It handles a range of formats from reverse-tuck to fifth panel, autobottom, and other carton styles.  Modular design means you can add automation as demand grows.
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Pick-and-place robot handles QC on the fly
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Pick-and-place robot handles QC on the fly

Integrated vision system gives the Adept Technology Quattro s650H robot the ability to handle and inspect chocolates, cookies, or candies for packaging at speeds two to four times that of a human. ACE Pack-Xpert software permits seamless integration of the robot into the production operations and for changeovers and future formats.
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Horizontal syringe labeling system
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Horizontal syringe labeling system

Harland system feeds product through a starwheel to a Comet wipe-on labeler that’s equipped with an Allen hot-stamp coder, Cognex vision system, Sick bar-code reader, a Cognex label presence sensor, and an Allen-Bradley control panel.
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