April 16, 2012
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Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery
New technology speeds changeover for auger filling lines
Video from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery shows actual changeover of a new type of so-called split hopper auger filler. Stainless steel split hopper system that allows fast and simple product changeover, cleanup and maintenance. The end result is a significant decrease in both labor costs and equipment downtime.
Temperature Monitoring Just Got Easier
About the size of a sugar packet, PakSense XpressPDF Labels feature a USB plug which can be connected directly to a computer. Eliminating readers and software, it automatically generates a PDF file containing temperature statistics and graphs. PakSense XpressPDF Labels – welcome to Cold Chain Simplicity!
XpressPDF Label automatically generates PDF data file
Flat, waterproof label eliminates readers and software
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Global design solutions with a local touch…Chesapeake!
Chesapeake is a leader in secondary packaging design with centers in Long Island, NY; Leicester, United Kingdom; and Angoulême, France. We protect and promote the world’s great brands with a complete array of packaging solutions, including inserts, labels, cartons, and specialty products.
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Video shows how literature inserts can be pre-attached to cartons
Watch this short video to find out how pre-attaching literature to cartons works, including multiple levels of verification. Gain packaging line efficiencies.
Fres-co System USA
Food, beverage, and pharma liquid aseptic f/f/s machine with closure applicator
Video from Fres-Co shows FDA-validatable FSU1000 form/fill/seal machine for liquid food, beverage and pharma applications. Video shows automated fitment applicator for applying closures. Includes demonstration of clean-in-place/sterilize-in-place capabilities.
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Portable chiller line expansion
Feature Image 1 A line of Iceman portable chillers has been expanded to deliver low-temperature process fluids as cold as -10°F (-23°C) on models up to 10 tons with both air and water-cooled condensing. Semi-hermetic discus compressor arrangement is robust and easy to service with internals that can be replaced, allowing it to be used in a broad range of industrial and commercial applications, including packaging, medical and pharmaceutical.
Tags: » Distribution
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Technology-driven thermoform/fill/seal
The new R095 thermoformer measures 10-ft long and delivers efficient, reliable performance to businesses dealing with greater limits on both budget and physical space. The company's smallest model to date builds in technology and innovation for processors, manufacturers, and packaging professionals. Feature Image 2
Tags: » Thermoforming
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Tabletop heat-sealing machines
Feature Image 3 For low-volume applications in the medical market, Aergo 1M tabletop heat sealer includes a larger 18.5-in. heating plate to accommodate broader sealing areas, a solid-steel frame for added stability, and added operator conveniences. Equipped with validation ports, 1M is ISO cleanroom-compliant and suited for medical device start-up firms and laboratory applications such as field testing. Aergo 1C is the commercial sibling of the 1M and includes all of the latest enhancements except for validation ports and other features specific to medical packaging.
Tags: » Sealing
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Drug delivery devices
Two new electronic delivery eDevices platforms, e-Dose Counter and e-Lockout were introduced at Pharmapack Europe. Using electronics, e-Dose Counter provides a large and easily visible counting display for nasal and sub-lingual spray delivery of controlled substances. Meanwhile, e-Lockout (shown) counts and displays the number of actuations and prevents the device from being used for a period of time after a predefined number of actuations. Feature Image 4
Tags: » Medical devices
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Dispensing bottle cap
Feature Image 5 Tap-The-Cap dispensing cap-capsule may be filled with powdered vitamins or other nutrients by a manufacturer or consumer and pushed onto virtually any bottle of water, so that the consumer does not need to swallow a pill or capsule. The user taps down on the cap, shakes the bottle, and drinks the beverage. The cap features flexible fingers with barbs, which have sloped surfaces. They are made so long so that the tips of the fingers flex outwardly as the cap is pushed onto the neck of the bottle, and the barbs engage under the extending flange of the bottle's neck.
Tags: » Closures   » Nutraceuticals
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Service for developing optimum packaging
BilcareOptima™ advanced forced drug degradation analysis determines a pharmaceutical product's susceptibility to environmental factors, most prevalently humidity, temperature, and light, to recommend the perfect packaging solution before the product is packaged. Prevents over-packaging and helps reduce costs; provides recommendations on a product's ideal packaging within six weeks. Feature Image 6
Tags: » Distribution   » Structural
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How to Develop a Single Automation Strategy for Process and Discrete Operations

Automation and integration expert Keith Campbell will present at The Automation Conference on May 22-23 in suburban Chicago. Keith will discuss industrial maintenance and mechatronics engineering technology education for advanced hybrid manufacturing (a blend of discrete, batch and process operations). Plan now to attend!
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