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Wellington Foods Advances Dietary Wellness

October 3, 2022

Wellington Foods is inspired by the idea that proper nutrition is important for people of all ages. As a dietary supplement contract manufacturer with domestic and international distribution, they produce liquid dietary supplements including multivitamins, mineral products and joint health products, as well as powdered supplements like plant-based proteins. Founded in 1974, Wellington has grown…

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How to Find the Right End of Line Inspection System

October 3, 2022

X-ray Systems Optimize Inspection of Glass and Plastic Bottles By Steve Nering, Vice President of Quality and Chuck Sprague, Vice President of Operations at Wellington Foods with Jonathon Vanderhorst of Pacific Packaging and Inspection Dietary supplement manufacturing and packaging involves a very high level of regulatory compliance – with extremely strict criteria for product safety…

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Set Lasers to “Stun” and Go to Market Faster

October 3, 2022

Precise 3d Laser Scanners Expedite Packaging Design and Certification By Steven Kersen, President of NVision, Inc. Tasked with multiple responsibilities, including the need to meet tight tolerances, reduce material waste, and obtain prompt certification, more packaging manufacturers today are finding their one-stop solution in 3D non-contact optical scanning. These scanners capture, with a high degree…

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Arevalo Safeguards Tortilla Quality with Metal Detection

September 27, 2022

Arevalo Foods offers one of the largest selections of tortillas in the world. This family-owned processor produces more than 3.5 million tortillas per day at their state-of-the-art facility in Montebello, CA, USA. To support their double digit growth over the past few years, Arevalo installed three of Mettler-Toledo Safeline’s Profile Advantage metal detectors to help…

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Mettler-Toledo Introduces High-Quality X-ray to Provide Detection of ‘Hard-to-Find’ Contaminants

September 27, 2022

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection today launches its most advanced X-ray inspection technology to date, improving its ability to detect low density contaminants in packaged food products. The new technology will help food manufacturers avoid product recalls, reduce unnecessary product waste costs, and enhance product integrity and brand protection. New Mettler-Toledo DXD and DXD+ dual energy detector…

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METTLER TOLEDO to Demonstrate a Wide Variety of Product Inspection Systems at Pack Expo International 2022

July 27, 2022

METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection will demonstrate a variety of new inspection systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries in booth #S1714 at Pack Expo International, being held at McCormick Place convention center in Chicago, October 23-26, 2022. The company will demonstrate its metal detectors, checkweighers, x-ray and vision inspection systems, and Track and Trace solutions,…

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METTLER TOLEDO to Demonstrate New Product Inspection Systems at IBIE 2022 in September

June 14, 2022

METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection will demonstrate a variety of inspection systems for the commercial baking industry in booth #3474 at IBIE, being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept 18-21, 2022. The company will present its new X34C x-ray inspection system for small, individually-packaged products. Offering a unique combination of fast throughputs and a compact footprint,…

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Label Codes Are a Powerful Sustainability Tool

June 5, 2022

QR and AR Codes Are Transforming Labeling and Customer Experiences By Gary Paulin and Mark Lusky Label codes such as QR Codes and Augmented Reality (AR) codes have transformed how (and how much) products are tracked, traced, reported about, identified, and talked about. Label codes are doing everything from providing up-to-date intel on the product’s…

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A Packaging Perspective: Embracing Digital Food Transparency with Urgency

June 2, 2022

INCOMING REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS ARE MAKING THE CASE PLAIN: FOOD MANUFACTURERS NEED TO PREPARE FOR A DIGITAL FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN. WHY NOT START NOW? By Ian Scott-Mance, Technology Manager, METTLER TOLEDO The early adopters are already out there. The arguments have been made and accepted, and those who codify regulations and standards are signalling their…

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Antares Vision Group Selected to Speak on Supply Chain Traceability and Smart Hospital Systems at GS1 Connect 2022

May 31, 2022

Antares Vision Group (AV Group) has been chosen to provide thought leadership presentations at the GS1 Connect Conference, June 7-9 in  in San Diego. AV Group members will present “Supply Chain Traceability: Can Your Business Survive Without It” and “Smarter and Safer Hospitals: When Innovative Technologies Meet Patient Safety.” In “Supply Chain Traceability: Can Your…

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Antares Vision Group Presents “All-in-One” Machines for Multiple Food Quality Inspections

May 27, 2022

Antares Vision Group announced a new all-in-one machine with a full array of food industry inspection controls made possible by multiple technologies. It introduces a new paradigm for innovation in food quality inspection, balancing the need for multiple in-line controls with improved space optimization and production organization. Now, food companies can meet diverse quality requirements…

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The New Role of Product Inspection Technology

May 12, 2022

Contract Packers Count on Technology for Product Safety and Packaging Flexibility By Niall McRory, a Global Key Account Manager in the Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Division The growth in e-Commerce has directly affected packaging formats and supply chain models, and contract packers have had to respond to that. The requirement for smaller, more lightweight but durable…

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Mettler Toledo to Demonstrate New Product Inspection Systems at Interphex 2022

May 9, 2022

Mettler Toledo Product Inspection will demonstrate a variety of inspection systems for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries in booth #2361 at Interphex, being held at Javits Center in New York City, May 24 – 26, 2022. The company will showcase its new X34C x-ray inspection system for pharmaceutical blister packs and pouches, which features a…

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The New Role of Product Inspection Technology

April 29, 2022

Contract Packers Count on Technology for Product Safety and Packaging Flexibility By Niall McRory, a Global Key Account Manager of the Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Division The growth in e-Commerce has directly affected packaging formats and supply chain models, and contract packers have had to respond to that. The requirement for smaller, more lightweight but durable…

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KUKA Showcases Complete, End-to-End Automation Solutions and Advanced Vision Capabilities at Automate 2022

April 21, 2022

At Automate 2022, attendees will have the opportunity to experience how complete, end-to-end automation solutions from KUKA Robotics can help them exceed their production goals. Automate 2022 will be June 6 to 9 at Huntington Place in Detroit, MI – near the company’s North American headquarters. At booth #1823, KUKA will spotlight multiple live demonstrations…

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Cognex In-Sight 2800 Combines Deep Learning and Traditional Vision

April 5, 2022

Cognex Corporation, a leader in industrial machine vision, has released the In-Sight 2800 series vision system. In-Sight 2800 puts the power of a full-featured vision system into an easy-to-use package that gets applications running in minutes, and no programming experience is required. In-Sight’s EasyBuilder interface guides users through the application development process step-by-step, making it…

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Varcode Partners with General Data on Cold Chain Wireless Time and Temperature Monitoring System

March 23, 2022

Varcode, a developer of affordable digital collection, recording, tracing, and reporting for supply chain compliance and logistics monitoring has finalized a new strategic partnership with Cincinnati, Ohio-based General Data Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer and provider of labeling, packaging, barcode identification, data management and equipment service products and solutions. This system delivers valuable information for…

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Antares Vision Group Acquires Supply Chain Visibility Company ACSIS

March 9, 2022

Antares Vision Group (AVG), a leading global provider of hardware and software track and trace solutions and one of the major players in inspection systems and smart data management, today announced that it had acquired ACSIS Inc. through its fully controlled company rfxcel for an enterprise value of $12 million. Founded in 1996, ACSIS has…

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Five Key Steps to Increase Food Product Safety

March 7, 2022

Robust testing practices for foreign body detection require validation, verification and routine performance monitoring By Robert Rogers, Senior Advisor of Food Safety and Regulation of Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection If food contaminated with foreign bodies reaches retailers or consumers, the direct and indirect costs for food manufacturers are immense: high recall costs, a damaged brand image…

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WIPOTEC-OCS to Debut New All-in-One Unit with Metal Detection, Checkweighing and Vision

January 24, 2022

WIPOTEC-OCS will introduce its new All-in-One Inspection Unit at the International Production & Processing Expo, January 25-27 in Atlanta, at Booth C12101. The groundbreaking multi-function unit combines two prime quality assurance functionalities – X-ray foreign objects detection and precision checkweighing – with an enhanced vision system capable of verifying label placement, barcode legitimacy, film detection and…

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