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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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Robotic system for filling and stoppering of vials
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Robotic system for filling and stoppering of vials

Bausch & Stroebel's flexible two-robot system is designed for filling, stoppering, and crimp-capping of vials in the pharmaceutical industry. Handles syringes and cartridges, too.
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Digital print for blister pack lidstock
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Digital print for blister pack lidstock

The Digiline Blister Nearline module from Atlantic Zeiser is a fully digital system for late-stage customization of lidding material to be applied to blister packs. Change from one print job to another in minutes.
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Filler handles tubes holding more than a half liter
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Filler handles tubes holding more than a half liter

The Nordenmatic 1703x tube filler from Coesia's Norden division handles up to 65-mm diameter tubes and it is the first high-speed offering for large tubes holding more than half a liter.
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New I/O System for the Most Demanding, Harsh Environments
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New I/O System for the Most Demanding, Harsh Environments

Manfred Kuehme, controls product manager for Wago, highlights the company’s new 750 XTR I/O system with programmable controllers and non-programmable couplers, as well as multiple digital modules. The XTR line handles temperatures up to 70 degrees...
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How Efficient Engineering and the 'Virtual World’ Are Changing Manufacturing
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How Efficient Engineering and the 'Virtual World’ Are Changing Manufacturing

Raj Batra, president of Industry Automation at Siemens Industry, offers his thoughts on Hannover Fair 2014 and how the integration of real and virtual worlds are impacting manufacturing. He also discusses Siemens’ concept of “efficient engineering”...
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New Design Software Tools Extend HMI’s Reach to Mobile Devices.
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New Design Software Tools Extend HMI’s Reach to Mobile Devices.

Gerhard Kreiling with Opto 22 showcases the company’s groov HMI design system to create interfaces that extend HMI visibility and functionality to mobile devices.
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Understanding WirelessHART Communication in Three Simple Steps
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Understanding WirelessHART Communication in Three Simple Steps

Chuck Micallef with the HART Communication Foundation explains WirelessHART devices, adapters, and gateways.
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Brewery Demo Shows How Diverse Industrial Networks and Devices Can Be Integrated with FDT
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Brewery Demo Shows How Diverse Industrial Networks and Devices Can Be Integrated with FDT

Glenn Schulz, managing director of FDT Group, highlights the group's integrated brewing concept, which illustrates how multiple different industrial networks—along with their associated control systems and devices—can be integrated with the FDT...
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How Servos, Drives, HMIs and More Use OPC UA for Data Transfer to IT
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How Servos, Drives, HMIs and More Use OPC UA for Data Transfer to IT

Aurelio Banda, vice president of sales and marketing for Beckhoff Automation North America, shows the company’s new servo drives and terminals, HMIs, and TwinCAT software connectivity using OPC UA for data transfer over control systems into the IT...
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 WestPack 2014: Automation products
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WestPack 2014: Automation products

Drive- and control-based products, including Sercos bus system designed for safety; open core engineering tool that connects IT and PLC systems. Offer API programming interfaces, so software designers can develop solutions for machine control.
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Next-Generation Embedded Controller System Software
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Next-Generation Embedded Controller System Software

The modern control system requires the high-performance capabilities of PACs and the flexibility to include custom hardware for advanced or unique applications.
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The Coming Era of Smart Devices and the Internet of Things
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The Coming Era of Smart Devices and the Internet of Things

Advantech welcomes Harry Forbes, Senior Analyst, ARC Advisory Group, to discuss the business and technology drivers behind IoT. In this video, Harry Forbes looks at all the causes of the Internet of Things. The market size, applications, industries, and business models.
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Real-time plant metrics on display
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Real-time plant metrics on display

Factory Display is a Parker Hannifin product that makes it possible to display plant metrics in real time. Rich graphic representation is what sets this product apart from comparable offerings.
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The latest in networking, from remote I/O and fieldbus to high-level security
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The latest in networking, from remote I/O and fieldbus to high-level security

Live from the 2013 SPS IPC Drives conference in Nuremberg: Click to see a Moxa executive cite trends driving factory automation network communications, and learn how the latest solutions address them.
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Tools that create the wireless, 'connected factory'
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Tools that create the wireless, 'connected factory'

Mike Granby, president of Red Lion Controls, tells you how the 'connected factory' — data stations, wireless modems and more — ease data flows across devices and factories. See for yourself, direct from the SPS IPC Drives conference.
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The latest in low-latency Isochronous Real-Time communication
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The latest in low-latency Isochronous Real-Time communication

Innovasic Semiconductor executives demo the new fido5000 Real-time Ethernet, Multi-protocol Switch, and show why it provides higher throughput and network immunity for reliable Isochronous Real-Time communication.
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Multitouch: Not just for tablets anymore
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Multitouch: Not just for tablets anymore

Watch this show-floor demo of the latest multitouch flat-panels and PCs from Beckhoff Automation to find out how reliable they are, even over long distances and in harsh Industrial environments.
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