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Video: Print-registered shrink bundling
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Video: Print-registered shrink bundling

Polypack’s CLEARPRINT shrink bundler is capable of running both clear and printed film, creating sturdy multipacks that are suitable for distribution and retail applications.
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Video: Robotic Pick-and-Place Shrink Wrapping Machine
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Video: Robotic Pick-and-Place Shrink Wrapping Machine

Polypack’s patented Pick-and-Place system is capable of executing many different configurations at speeds of up to 60 bundles/minute and is perfect for odd shaped bottles.
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ELAU's interpack theme: 'experience innovation'
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ELAU's interpack theme: 'experience innovation'

'Experience innovation' was written on the wall of ELAU's interpack booth. In fact, the innovation seemed to be wherever you turned. And with nearly 240 ELAU-enabled packaging machines on display, this was literally true around some corners.
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies

Mission Bell Winery’s 5-L bag-in-box wine line serves as a blueprint for a new 3-L line that provides ‘outstanding’ sterility, ergonomics, and productivity.
IBM's redesigned server and sustainable shipping case emphasizes ruggedness
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IBM's redesigned server and sustainable shipping case emphasizes ruggedness

Packaging team at IBM uses 100% recyclable materials in new shipping case. IBM cuts logistics costs and significantly decreases environmental impacts of shipping.
Unique print/apply applications made easy with reliable, high-duty cycle print engines
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Unique print/apply applications made easy with reliable, high-duty cycle print engines

See a video of live applications for SATO, the world's largest supplier of OEM print engines.
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Sortimat works upstream of packaging
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Sortimat works upstream of packaging

Product assembly, feeding and handling – Sortimat automates these upstream processes into systems that keep packaging lines running at full speed.  They work with various consumer products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical delivery systems and medical devices, as Sortimat spokesperson Silke Fischer explains.
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Prasmatic 45 cpm case/tray packer automates size changes
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Prasmatic 45 cpm case/tray packer automates size changes

Highlighting the European trend toward fully automated servo changeover are Prasmatic's TC 450 Series continuous motion, full case, wrap-around case and tray packers.  Combi tray/film and pad/film wrappers are also available.
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Nuspark's ultra-compact 50-100 ppm delta robot case packer
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Nuspark's ultra-compact 50-100 ppm delta robot case packer

Nuspark Engineering introduced its compact NTL-50 delta robotic top-loading case packing system at PACK EXPO prior to exhibiting at interpack. One of a small number of globally minded North American OEMs exhibiting at the fair, Nuspark has embraced the same ELAU technology that dominates the European packaging machinery industry
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Pester's overwrapper for luxury products is efficient, too
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Pester's overwrapper for luxury products is efficient, too

Consumers' expectations for high end cosmetics and pharmaceuticals call for the use of premium cartons and perfect overwraps.  Full overwrapping combines an esthetic quality, protection, plus the ability to display product and regulatory information without detracting from the premium look of the carton once unwrapped.
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200 cpm cartoner former from 3S boasts 5-minute size changes
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200 cpm cartoner former from 3S boasts 5-minute size changes

For maximum carton size flexibility, independent ELAU servo axes drive each carton forming station on the Gemini Carton Former from 3S Packaging Technology. The maker of carton forming, loading, case packing, feeding and robotic systems designed the Gemini specifically for locking cartons.
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Kallfass servo shrink wrapper uses 15-25% less film
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Kallfass servo shrink wrapper uses 15-25% less film

Kallfass ran its Servo Jet 400 side sealing shrink wrap machine at interpack. Used in many different applications for shrink packaging and mailing, the Servo Jet leverages the precision of ELAU automation technology to use less film and form perfect seams.
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AROL's self-calibrating servo capper
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AROL's self-calibrating servo capper

AROL, part of Pneumatic Scale/Angelus, brought its Equatorque self-calibrating servo capper to interpack.  The demonstration of a press-on cap application used a mechanical system to sense bottle orientation, while the servo capping heads turn the caps to match.
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Paal's newest case packer makes size changes, service easy
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Paal's newest case packer makes size changes, service easy

From changing a motor to changing a case size, Paal makes it easy to own and operate its newest ELEMATIC tray, tray/hood, RSC and wraparound case packing systems.
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Space saving PRB side loading case packer--ideal for pharma
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Space saving PRB side loading case packer--ideal for pharma

PRB Packaging Systems has addressed the pharmaceutical industry's requests for small footprint and 20% free cabinet space for expansion, using ELAU's compact servo technology. The Flexefar side loading servo case packer is a cantilever design, quick change machine and one of the smallest machines of its kind.
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Direct print brings direct benefits to bag coding
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Direct print brings direct benefits to bag coding

Large-format thermal-transfer coding system shown is similar to the system used by Galloway Co., Neenah, WI, supplied by Norwood Marking Systems/Allen Coding (www.itwnorwood.com).
Robotic product orientation and feeding from Theegarten
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Robotic product orientation and feeding from Theegarten

Theegarten-Pactec is well known for their incredibly high speed candy wrapping systems. But how to feed a shaped chocolate that must be oriented into the wrapper at speeds of 300 to 400 pieces per minute?
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Wächter robotic case erector and packer
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Wächter robotic case erector and packer

At interpack 2008, Wächter displayed its 25 cpm ELAU-equipped Cartojet C IV tray and wraparound case erector and packer.

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