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AIDCO International: Flexible robotic palletizing
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AIDCO International: Flexible robotic palletizing

AIDCO, a systems partner of KUKA, has developed the RoboticStar palletizing system to compliment its conventional palletizers and to provide customers a flexible automation solution for today’s competitive environment.
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Foxjet: Ink-jet Auto Maintenance System
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Foxjet: Ink-jet Auto Maintenance System

Foxjet has engineered an innovative solution to printhead maintenance that requires little or no personnel interaction. It eliminates lengthy startup procedures resulting from lengthy periods of innactivity.
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Packaging Machines Intl.: High Speed Tray Shrink Wrapping System
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Packaging Machines Intl.: High Speed Tray Shrink Wrapping System

CSI-TW-Series offers four standard models designed to run faster speeds for heavy production environments.
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Stanford Personal Care: Filling from start to finish
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Stanford Personal Care: Filling from start to finish

On a new shampoo line at this contract packaging facility, bottles are metered into and out of the filler from Pacific Packaging Machinery via starwheels. Shampoo is filled volumetrically in continuous motion into bottles that rest individually on cam-operated platforms.
Pack Expo 2004: Accu-Count high accuracy counter
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Pack Expo 2004: Accu-Count high accuracy counter

PACK EXPO WEB EXCLUSIVE: Automated Packaging Systems offers its Accu-Count high accuracy counters at its booth, S-2206, at Pack Expo International 2004. These automatic infeed systems will count and batch at speeds to 2500 packages/hour. When integrated with the company's complete line of next-generation packaging machinery, including the AB 180 high-speed bagger and PI 412c printer, a complete count, print, and pack system is achieved. Machine uses a vibratory bowl feed and count system that has been engineered for dependable operation in high productivity applications. System can detect and count product from 1/8"" dia, 1/8"" to 2.5"" in length, and up to 2"" in width with extreme accuracy. The bag is then sealed and dispensed while another bag is preopened and presented for loading.
Label-Aire: High-speed, wipe-on, pressure-sensitive labeler
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Label-Aire: High-speed, wipe-on, pressure-sensitive labeler

The NEW Label-Aire Model 3125 (shown in the video with existing conveyor, feedscrew and wrap belt) represents the ultimate in high-speed wipe-on pressure-sensitive labeling technology.
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Anderson Erickson Dairy of Des Moines: Drop packer
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Anderson Erickson Dairy of Des Moines: Drop packer

On this single-serve plastic bottle line for milk and juices, filled, capped, and labeled, bottles are drop-packed into reusable plastic crates.
Global Beverage Systems: Hydraulic pallet lift
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Global Beverage Systems: Hydraulic pallet lift

At the end of this bottled water line, a hydraulic device lifts pallets to the level of the warehouse floor.
Pack Expo 2004: IMFS 1500 intermittent motion filler/sealer
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Pack Expo 2004: IMFS 1500 intermittent motion filler/sealer

PACK EXPO WEB EXCLUSIVE: Robert's Packaging is showing its IMFS 1500 intermittent motion fill/seal packager at its booth, S-444, at Pack Expo International 2004. Stand-up pouch system automatically fills and seals premade standup/zipper style bags. Machine accommodates a minimum pouch size of 4"" W x 6"" H x 1"" gusset through a maximum pouch size of 12"" W x 15"" H with a maximum gusset of 5"". A complete size changeover can be performed in approximately 15 min. Benefits include a compact footprint, increased flexibility, and an economical price. Machine is built on the same construction criteria as Robert's C-Series continuous motion systems.
Weber Marking Systems, Inc.: Model 5200 label printer-applicator
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Weber Marking Systems, Inc.: Model 5200 label printer-applicator

Offering a wide range of on-demand printers—from renowned vendors such as Zebra Technologies—the new Model 5200 Series provides crisp text, in-spec bar codes, and eye-catching graphics at 203- or 300-dpi resolution.
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Rennco Packaging Machines: Voyager Vertical L-Bar Sealer
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Rennco Packaging Machines: Voyager Vertical L-Bar Sealer

Voyager Vertical L-Bar Sealer is versatile, easy to change over, and operates at speeds to 60 packages/min. New, advanced seal technology means smooth operation of the 14""x24"" seal assembly at increased speeds.
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Anderson Erickson Dairy of Des Moines: Filling/capping
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Anderson Erickson Dairy of Des Moines: Filling/capping

On this single-serve plastic bottle line for milk and juices, the 28-head rotary filler from Federal Mfg., which features a computerized clean-in-place system, is followed by a 12-head rotary capper from Portola Packaging.
Global Beverage Systems: Tray packing for bottled water line
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Global Beverage Systems: Tray packing for bottled water line

On this bottled water line, following automatic lane dividers, bottles are collated and tray packed on equipment from Vantage Pak. Pressure-sensitive print-and-apply labelers from Loveshaw apply product ID and date code to each side of the tray before it enters an Arpac shrink wrapper. Then an incline conveyor takes finished trays to a remote palletizer.
Pack Expo 2004: RoboBar robotic bartender
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Pack Expo 2004: RoboBar robotic bartender

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Motoman is introducing its RoboBar robotic bartender to acclaim of happy customers at its booth, S-1495, at Pack Expo International 2004. Machine, built with traditional packaging-related robotic components, is programmed to mix and pour alcoholic drinks to specification. Dual-armed, high-speed robot is equipped with a color LCD display screen, a touch screen programmed to accept the customers order, a magnetic card reader (optional), stainless-steel bar with safety enclosure, a cup dispenser, beer tap tower, ice maker, and a soda and juice dispensing tower. Machine can be purchased, leased, or rented. Cheers!
Loveshaw: Semi-automatic sealer for random-sized cases
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Loveshaw: Semi-automatic sealer for random-sized cases

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Anderson Erickson Dairy of Des Moines: Labeling room
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Anderson Erickson Dairy of Des Moines: Labeling room

On this single-serve plastic bottle line for milk and juices, PET bottles are uprighted by a Pace Packaging unscrambler and sent through a roll-fed labeler from Trine Labeling Systems. Labeled bottles are then elevated up and conveyed out of the labeling room.
Global Beverage Systems: Capping for bottled water line
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Global Beverage Systems: Capping for bottled water line

The capper on this bottled water line was supplied by Fowler Products, and came with three sets of chucks so that bottles with 28-, 33-, or 43-mm neck finishes can be run on the line.
Pack Expo 2004: ER60 high-speed case packing robot
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Pack Expo 2004: ER60 high-speed case packing robot

PACK EXPO WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cermex is showing its ER60 high-speed case packing robot at its Pack Expo 2004 booth, S-2448. Machine is based on the ER60 pendulum robot with high mechanical performance for case packing. Machine is a completely new selecting system for unstable products. The case transfer system is designed for a speed of 60 cases/min, while the entire system runs at a speed of 360 bottles/min.

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