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The Piab MX Suction Cup Family Has Extreme Range of Picking and Gripping Capabilities

December 1, 2022

The Piab MX suction cup family is exceptional for picking various objects primarily for the logistics, warehousing, e-commerce and recycling industries. The MX suction cup can work across an array of applications such as bin picking, order fulfillment, box depalletizing, and parcel sorting. Gone are the days where you need to change gripper or suction…

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Senotec Introduces S-series Sensors for Hot Melt Glue

December 1, 2022

The S-series sensors feature a metal probe, unique non-stick coating, and tapered design. They can be used in narrower containers due to their thinner design. Mounting can be done either vertically or horizontally. The sensor will detect liquids, granulates, or material in mixed states at temperatures up to 482°F / 250°C. These sensors are ideal…

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Rollem International’s Semi-Slitter Kiss Cutting System Automates Slitting for Sign and Decal Companies in the United States and Canada

November 30, 2022

The Semi-Slitter is the industry standard for partial slitting of PSA liner stocks or face slitting of pressure sensitive products. These machines can be found in many screen printing, graphics, and industrial print shops. The following companies utilize Semi-Slitting systems to improve the accuracy of their PSA slitting processes while also increasing production turn-around times:…

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Pivoting Wire Belt “Dump Conveyor” for Bakery Rejects

November 29, 2022

Multi-Conveyor recently built a 9-foot by 42-inch sanitary food-grade stainless steel wire belt conveyor with a pivoting discharge end.  The pivot is used to dump batches of rejected bakery product from proceeding down the line. Replacing an existing transport conveyor, this section was engineered to retrofit seamlessly into the customer’s current production layout. In the…

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Huhtamki and Nespresso Launch Compostable Paper-based Coffee Capsules

November 28, 2022

Huhtamaki’s proprietary breakthrough, high-precision technology delivers home compostable paper-based coffee capsules for Nespresso and millions of coffee lovers Huhtamaki, a global sustainable packaging solutions provider, started an exclusive partnership with one of the largest coffee brands, Nespresso, in early 2021 to innovate a sustainable home-compostable paper-based coffee capsule. The powerful collaboration, used a lean approach…

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Vacuum Interrupters Introduces RVI-WL34854A Replacement Vacuum Interrupter

November 21, 2022

Vacuum Interrupters, a leading manufacturer of replacement vacuum interrupters, pole assemblies, parts, and components for medium-voltage vacuum circuit breakers and contactors, introduces the RVI-WL34854A replacement vacuum interrupter. This direct fit-and-function replacement unit meets original equipment ratings and is intended for use in Westinghouse VCP-W vacuum circuit breakers. The WL-34854A is a component in Westinghouse/Cutler-Hammer vacuum bottle pole…

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Squid Ink Introduces the Copilot® Gemini™ Large Format Printing System

November 21, 2022

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability, introduces the CoPilot Gemini large format printing system designed to print superior quality hi-resolution characters on porous or non-porous surfaces. The CoPilot Gemini is designed for label replacement and features Squid Ink’s largest printhead with up to 5.6”…

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Epson ColorWorks On-Demand Color Label Printer with 6-Axis Robot Delivers Print-and-Apply Label Application System

November 21, 2022

As more businesses see the need to increase packaging and labeling speed, Epson today announced its reseller partner, Integrated Productivity Systems (IPSi), has created an automated print-and-apply labeling solution. Leveraging the Epson ColorWorks® on-demand color label printer and the Epson VT6L 6-Axis robot, IPSi is helping businesses add efficiency and cost savings to operations with an innovative, flexible system…

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Seven Technologies – Two Cartoners – One Case Packer

November 18, 2022

… using Slug Accumulation, Micropitch & 90°Transfers, Curves and much more Multi-Conveyor recently built a series of independently powered conveyors to reorient various size cartons of product for inspection, fed from two cartoners, merging to a single case packer.  Wide-side leading product end transfers from the cartoners, then rotate 90° in orientation, merges to a…

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TekniPlex Consumer Products Launches New PCR Dip Tube in Europe for Industrial Aerosols & Household Cleaning Products Applications

November 14, 2022

TekniPlex Consumer Products has introduced a new PCR dip tube in European markets that can be made of up to 100% post-consumer recycled content depending on customer requirements. Ideal for use in industrial aerosol and household cleaning product applications, the ProTecFlow® dip tube offers a reduced environmental impact compared to dispensing tubing products made from…

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Gain Extra Load Capacity with the New 2700 Medium Duty Conveyor from Dorner

November 2, 2022

For applications that need a little extra boost in load capacity, the new 2700 Medium Duty Conveyor from Dorner has the strength to carry heavier products for a variety of industrial automation and packaging applications including palletizers, multi-lane processing, case and tray handling and end-of-line packaging. With regards to Dorner’s industrial flat belt conveyor options,…

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Diagraph Announces Release of Resmark 5000, a High-resolution Inkjet Coder for End-of-line Packaging

November 2, 2022

The Diagraph ResMark 5000 with 2-inch Mark 2 and 4-inch Mark 4 print heads is the newest high-resolution coding printer for end-of-line packaging applications. It serves a variety of industries including food, beverage, building, pharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetic, automotive and industrial. The ResMark 5000 was designed to serve customers in need of sharp high-resolution prints…

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Announcing Shurtape® Brand HP 535 Hot Melt Packaging Tape

November 2, 2022

Heavy duty packaging tape for sealing high-value packages, and 100% recycled corrugated cardboard With HP 535 hot melt packaging tape, Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes, has fulfilled the industry’s need for a more robust packaging tape that helps secure high-value packages, reduces the likelihood of open returns and supports…

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Mettler-Toledo Launches New Combination Checkweighing and Serialization System for Pharma and Cosmetics Producers

October 18, 2022

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched a new Track & Trace and Checkweighing combination solution aimed at small and mid-market manufacturers in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. The Mettler-Toledo CT33 system gives operators a deep level of integration between Mark & Verify, serialization and precision weighing capabilities, helping them to achieve compliance, better brand protection, quality control and…

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impacX Partners with Gatorade to Introduce Revolutionary Smart Gx Bottle

October 14, 2022

Patented smart cap technology developed by impacX transforms reusable Gatorade bottles into a smart, digital device that encourages hydration. When paired with the accompanying Gx app, users receive intelligent reminders that are triggered by sensors located within the bottle’s cap that detect the level of liquid inside the bottle. impacX, is the Internet of Packaging (IoP)…

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Two Systems, Eight Lanes – No Problem For Irregular Shaped Automotive Parts

October 12, 2022

Multi-Conveyor recently built two identical 20-foot long, four-lane timing belt conveyors for an automotive component manufacturer to move individual parts prior to the paint process.  Each conveyor has four lanes of 1.5-inch wide stainless steel reinforced timing belts with vertical and horizontal adjustments. George Packard, Account Manager at Multi-Conveyor, explains, “This is a  four-lane timing…

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THE SB-2EX Auto Side Belt Case Taper from Eastey

October 6, 2022

Eastey, a leading manufacturer of shrink packaging equipment, automated case erectors, tapers, and material handling solutions, the SB-2EX Auto side belt case taper, an automatic uniform side belt case taper designed to close all four top case flaps and seal the top and bottom of each case. The SB-2EX Auto features an adjustable plow system…

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

October 4, 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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ShurSEAL® Packaging Solutions Help Ensure Direct-to-Consumer Packages Arrive Intact

October 3, 2022

Increased e-commerce packaging demand is leading more direct fulfillment centers to focus on case sealing automation. The continuing surge in direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipments due to e-commerce growth has actually created a growing number of supply chain challenges for direct fulfillment centers (DFCs), from labor shortages to a higher number of damaged packages. Sometimes new challenges…

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R.A Jones Launches New Multipack Speedup Kit for the Food and Beverage Sector, Exceeding Current Industry Packing Speeds

October 3, 2022

To meet increasing consumer demands, R.A Jones, a Coesia Company, has launched its new Orbi-Trak TC-6 speed up kit for its Meridian XR machines, allowing beverage and food manufacturers to run a variety of canned product configurations at an unprecedented surge speed of 345 cartons per minute. This innovative carton feed technology surpasses the current standard speed…

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