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Faster vial drying
April 03, 2014
Learn how vial drying that once took hours can now be done in minutes. The Garvey Corporation’s new vial drying system can bring even frozen liquid-filled vials up to room temperature in less than 15 minutes. The inline station draws air up through holes in conveyors, and the unit can feed a labeling or inspection system.
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 High-efficiency filling for pharma
April 03, 2014
See how the monoblock RFPC multistation by Cozzoli Machine Company can offer filling, plugging, capping and torquing on a single frame at rates from 50 to 200 bottles/minute. The stainless steel cylinders have no O-rings or packings, a no-plug/no-cap detection system is standard, and the unit is rated Class 100 for all pharmaceutical and OTC drugs.
 Better serialization and seal inspection
April 03, 2014
Learn how NJM Packaging’s Trotter W vision system prints 2D codes, serial numbers and expiration data quickly while synchronizing and verifying track-and-trace bottles and containers. Also see the new I2VS unit in action as it inspects and rejects aluminum induction seals that have faults, loose caps, or hot spots.
 Multiple cameras aid track-and-trace
April 03, 2014
Discover how the ACE CT/400 system from MG America can code and instantly verify up to 400 cartons/minute. Also, a separate GSL-10 unit stacks cartons before side-loading each case. Two cameras verify the cartons before going into the shipper, and the pusher can be equipped with inspection cameras as well.
MD&M 2014: Automatic f/f/s machine
March 01, 2014
GEA Tiromat’s mid-sized form/fill/seal machine is shown running flexible pouch material for medical device packaging, with inline ink-jet printing. Also described is the Greydon DigiMax digital printer designed to run on f/f/s equipment such as this GEA unit. Prints on paper and Tyvek®, using a 1-L container of ink for the entire web of material.
 MD&M 2014: Sterile breather bag
March 01, 2014
New fast-breathing header bag simplifies sterilization. Incorporates features and suggestions from end-user community. Includes easy-opening, strength, peel, and sustainability benefits. Made of a multilayer nylon structure, it features a fused top seal and white seal evidence to verify seal integrity. Offers aseptic presentation for surgery kits used in the operating room.
MD&M 2014: Fabricator/converter for medical market
March 01, 2014
Company fabricates and converts materials for the medical market, including disposables. Focus on medical packaging, as well as the design and development of new product to specify correct materials and parts. Specialize in body-worn devices for stick-to-skin applications. Company also does lamination, die-cutting, and laser-etching for microfluidic applications, specialty packaging, and cleanroom converting.
MD&M 2014: Mounts, valves, and manifold products
March 01, 2014
Stepper-control needle mounts for greater capabilities; electronic valves used in concentrators and respirators; manually actuated valves, push-button valves for greater application uses. Can supply valves and fittings, as well as a manifold as a fully-tested, plug-and-play unit.
MD&M West 2014: Capping machine
March 01, 2014
Magna Capper is an automatic inline capping machine that applies and torques closures onto containers at speeds to 60 cpm. Track feeds cap to machine. Floats cap onto bottle, allowing for fewer crossthreads. Uses servo technology for repeatable, consistent running. Incorporates a user-friendly Allen Bradley touchscreen.
MD&M West 2014: Automation products
March 01, 2014
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. Also, a demonstration of Android app that simulates motion that helps machines connect with one another on the floor to a higher-level control system.


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