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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.
Senzani's ROBO.CASE drops the pouch, never the ball
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Senzani's ROBO.CASE drops the pouch, never the ball

Senzani Group's ROBO.CASE/V15 is a robotic vertical case packing system. ROBO.PICK/SC is a robotic palletizer. Both utilize ELAU robotic control and servo solutions. The combined end-of-line system was on display at interpack.
Buhmann tray erector is the smooth, silent type
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Buhmann tray erector is the smooth, silent type

The first thing you noticed at Buhmann Systeme's interpack booth was the quiet. Their Servokart C400 tray erector ran virtually silent and the mechanical operation was exceptionally smooth. That translates to gentle package handling and a mechanically solid machine.
Sustainable tube packaging from Norden
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Sustainable tube packaging from Norden

In Europe, not all toothpaste tubes come in cartons – to reduce packaging material usage, more tubes are now being tray packed and shrink wrapped for use as point-of-sale display packs.
PRB introduces servo overwrapper
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PRB introduces servo overwrapper

PRB's new high-speed fleXE FAR servo bundler/overwrapper is one of the smallest and fastest film overwrappers on the market.
Pester Pac's compact, small batch side loader
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Pester Pac's compact, small batch side loader

Designed for economical small batch production, Pester Pac Automation's UVP2-k side loading servo case packer is 1 full meter shorter in length than their previous model to fit in space-restricted installations.
ACMA's ingenious cartons...and cartoner
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ACMA's ingenious cartons...and cartoner

You may recall the May 2006 article featuring ACMA's ‘pocket pack' lozenge and candy cartons Now ACMA has expanded its offering to a family of value-added cartons – and the cartoning machinery to form, fill and seal them.
Breakthrough: OPTIMA's gravimetric filler
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Breakthrough: OPTIMA's gravimetric filler

They said it couldn't be done, and before the advent of ELAU's intelligent servo modules, it wasn't possible according to OPTIMA .
Oystar A+F: the ultimate tray packing robot?
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Oystar A+F: the ultimate tray packing robot?

It's actually quite compact, seeing as it replaces 4 separate machines and the conveyors connecting them. But massive is still the best description for the three twin-delta robot arms running Oystar A+F's SetLine end-of-line packaging system. Mounted on top, the big ELAU servo motors powering the robots could be seen from aisles away.
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Automation Shines at Heinz
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Automation Shines at Heinz

At the Heinz Pocatello, ID, plant, Smart Ones frozen meals are run through a highly automated line that includes automatic depositing of a vegetable/rice mixture (www.multi-fill.com), weighing of protein chunks (chicken, pork, etc.) on a pair of combination scales (www.yamatocorp.com), sauce depositing (www.raque.com), heat sealing of film to filled trays (www.raque.com), metal detecting (www.mt.com), lane dividing, tray infeed to cartoner (www.rajones.oystar-group.com), laser coding of cartons (www.domino-printing.com), vision inspection of cartons (www.cognex.com), metal detection (www.mt.com), case packing (www.douglas-machine.com), case coding (www.markem-imaje.com), and case code inspection (www.cognex.com).

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