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Packaging

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How Eli Lilly Does In-Line Medical Device Inspection

Quality management of Eli Lilly medical devices got faster and more accurate with the use of an advanced vision system incorporating a 5 Megapixel camera and telecentric lens that inspects at the point of assembly.
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Two parallel-driven belt conveyors driven with different speeds during the turning process bring the bags gently into the required position.
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Palletizer Provides Optimized Stack Configuration for Dry Mortar

German mortar supplier Schwenk Putztechnik relies on a new twin-belt turning device for gentle palletizing of bags, resulting in more efficient production and greater changeover flexibility.
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PackML Workshop Draws OEMs, CPG Companies to The Automation Conference

A special component of The Automation Conference 2014, produced for the third time by Summit Media Group in May, was a “Demystifying PackML” workshop held one day ahead of the conference
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25 peeks at interpack

So many innovations came out of interpack 2014, who has time for paragraph breaks?
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NO SUBSTITUTE. FCB co-owner Tom Peters says, “When your business begins to grow, there is no substitute for well-engineered automation.”
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Craft Beer Maker Implements Automated Bottle Packing

Fort Collins Brewery saves time, labor, and worker tedium, while increasing production capacity to better serve growing markets.
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Successful suction.  The programmable dense-cup-population tooling uses a total of 128 vacuum cups to pick freshly baked buns and other products from primary packaging lines to bread trays
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Vacuum Tooling Reduces Changeover Time

The system was so successful at boosting speed on an end-of-line packaging solution for bread products that the OEM applied for and received a patent.
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Your Line Is Watching You

You’re co-packing drink mix stick-packs in sixteen different flavors.
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Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner
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Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner

With its extended carton magazine and balcony construction, this high-speed cartoner from Campak handles blister packs, tubes, or bottles and can be changed over in about 15 minutes.
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Serialization system
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Serialization system

Just 1.95 m in length, this Mettler Toledo serialization system for the pharmaceutical industry prints unique carton codes, verifies codes, does TE labeling, and checkweighs at up to 400 pieces/min.
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Serialization solution
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Serialization solution

Developed by OCS, the most compact aggregation and serialization solution in the world measures just 1.8 m in length. TE label application is part of the package.
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