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United Biscuits: Flow wrapping of cookies
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United Biscuits: Flow wrapping of cookies

United Biscuits' own-brand Ginger Snaps are flow wrapped in cold-seal film.
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United Biscuits: Portioning of cookies
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United Biscuits: Portioning of cookies

Cookies are automatically portioned by a Sigpack Systems machine before being sent to the flow wrapper.
United Biscuits: Infeed conveyors for cookie packaging line
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United Biscuits: Infeed conveyors for cookie packaging line

Freshly baked ginger snaps are conveyed from the first floor oven up to infeed conveyors, from Sigpack Systems, leading to the packaging machinery.
United Biscuits: Accumulation on a cookie packaging line
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United Biscuits: Accumulation on a cookie packaging line

Show here are twin packs moving into and then out of the Sigpack accumulation system before moving on to case packing.
United Biscuits: Rotary transfer wheel
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United Biscuits: Rotary transfer wheel

For twin packs of cookies, a rotary transfer wheel reorients slugs of biscuits wrapped in clear film.
Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Completion
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Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Completion

Consisting of a corrugated bottom sheet, a pre-made flexible-film bag, and stretch film, the K-one system replaces a corrugated bulk box and flexible film liner.
Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Stretch wrapping
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Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Stretch wrapping

Consisting of a corrugated bottom sheet, a pre-made flexible-film bag, and stretch film, the K-one system replaces a corrugated bulk box and flexible film liner.
Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Bag opening and filling
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Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Bag opening and filling

Consisting of a corrugated bottom sheet, a pre-made flexible-film bag, and stretch film, the K-one system replaces a corrugated bulk box and flexible film liner.
Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Placement of slip sheet
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Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Placement of slip sheet

Consisting of a corrugated bottom sheet, a pre-made flexible-film bag, and stretch film, the K-one system, marketed by Lantech, replaces a corrugated bulk box and flexible film liner.
Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Bag attachment
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Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Bag attachment

Consisting of a corrugated bottom sheet, a pre-made flexible-film bag, and stretch film, the K-one system replaces a corrugated bulk box and flexible film liner.
Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Placement of slip sheet
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Kellogg Company: Bulk packaging of cereal: Placement of slip sheet

Consisting of a corrugated bottom sheet, a pre-made flexible-film bag, and stretch film, the K-one system, marketed by Lantech, replaces a corrugated bulk box and flexible film liner.
Grate Chef: Four-station rotary poucher for grill wipes
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Grate Chef: Four-station rotary poucher for grill wipes

Packaging is done 2-up at a rate to 30 pouches/min on a four-station MFG Inc. pouching machine located at contract packager Packaging Division Inc. in Northlake, IL.
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials
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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials

Vials in card form are stacked and then pouched via a Sinlon S.L. Package Machine flow wrapper, represented in the U.S. by Marpak. After precise weighing on a Hi-Speed Checkweigher machine to confirm pouch counts, the pouches travel on a conveyor section to where they are manually inspected before cartoning.
University of Florida: UF's RFID test portal
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University of Florida: UF's RFID test portal

The University of Florida's new Research Center for Food Distribution and Retailing now includes five radio-frequency identification portals.
Schering-Plough: Case packing, case labeling, and robotic palletizing of blister packs
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Schering-Plough: Case packing, case labeling, and robotic palletizing of blister packs

Case packing, case labeling, and robotic palletizing, all on Pester equipment, brings the blister packaging line to an end.
Schering-Plough: Banding of finished blister packs
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Schering-Plough: Banding of finished blister packs

A lengthy conveyor section brings individual cartons to upstacking and banding, from Pester.
Schering-Plough: Cartoning and checkweighing of blister packs
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Schering-Plough: Cartoning and checkweighing of blister packs

Individual blister packs are mechanically fed into a flighted conveyor that brings them a short distance downstream to where they are inserted into folding cartons via a Marchesini cartoner. Thermal ink-jet coding, powered by Hewlett-Packard and supplied by Nutec, code inspection, also part of the Nutec system, and checkweighing (from Optima) all follow.
Schering-Plough: Blister pack forming/filling for Claritin
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Schering-Plough: Blister pack forming/filling for Claritin

From a feed bowl, tablets are fed into formed blisters via a Cam Pak thermoform/fill/seal system. Once lidding is applied, blister packs move through an inspection station from SEA Vision (represented in the U.S. by Calia Technical Inc.) and then on to a punch station.

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