PACK EXPO Returns to Las Vegas
PMMI Prepares for Largest Show Since Its Inception
Produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, PACK EXPO Las Vegas will feature more than 2,000 suppliers, spanning nearly 1 million square feet of exhibit space from Sept. 11–13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. To learn more about PACK EXPO Las Vegas or to register, go to www.packexpolasvegas.com. And find more show highlights at www.packagingtech.com.
A-B-C Packaging (C-2000)
A-B-C is featuring next generation smart technology in depalletizing, case erecting and case sealing that brings optimized production and operation, simplified maintenance, and total connectivity to the packaging line. Putting complete control into the hands of the packager at the operator station and factory control center, as well as A-B-C remote access, these machines provide continuous, real-time status of machine operation and productivity plus complete data for OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) review.
Brenton will demonstrate the new XCP Series continuous motion, direct load case packer, and its robotic expertise with an integrated line in Las Vegas. PACK EXPO attendees will also see an integrated stack and wrap palletizing solution featuring the new FANUC CR-35iA collaborative robot. This demonstration stars Brenton and Orion, also a ProMach brand, and showcases expertise that both brands have in robotics, palletizing and stretch wrapping applications. Learn more.
Cama North America (C-5542)
Whether you’re looking for cartoning, case packing, tray packing, sleevers, or robotic loading systems, you can find your solution in the Cama North America booth. Cama will be highlighting solutions for shelf-ready packaging and variety packs, as well as multiple cartoning, sleeving, and case packing systems to improve production, efficiency, and sustainability. Learn more.
Emerson is sponsoring the annual Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network breakfast, the Amazing Packaging Race and is featured in PMMI’s interactive Sustainability Central exhibit curated by Fusenio (N-9455). At booth SL-6107, experts will demonstrate how the Floor to CloudTM portfolio unlocks trapped data, giving manufacturers the control to solve critical challenges, improve OEE, increase energy efficiency and create safer operations with AVENTICSTM, BransonTM, MoviconTM, PACEdge and PACSystemsTM. Learn more.
Key Technology (S-3547)
Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, will introduce its reversible Zephyr™ conveyor. Now equipped to flow in either direction, the reversible Zephyr maximizes production line versatility while improving sanitation and minimizing maintenance, and gently moves product with minimal bounce to protect product quality and reduce noise. Learn more
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection (Booth C-1814)
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection presents a completely automated, full label inspection service for food and pharmaceutical manufacturers. The technology inspects 100% of products and shapes and identifies 100% of label data and quality challenges. This portfolio, consisting of the V13 Flat Pack Label, CV and CMV Combination, is a cost-effective way to exchange unreliable, manual spot checks with 100% automated label inspection in high-speed production lines. Learn more.
Multi-Conveyor will have many conveyor technologies on display at Pack Expo Las Vegas with the claim of reviewing all of them in less than 30 seconds! The show floor will be jam-packed with solutions, including one conveyor loop showcasing a culmination of Multi-Conveyor’s core product offerings and two new offerings: a rotary accumulation table, and a cleated incline/decline product. Learn more.
NJM, a ProMach product brand, introduces specialized Steelco Pharma washing carts, designed specifically to wash product contact parts from either a Cremer tablet counter or Dara filling and closing machine utilizing a Steelco DS Optima PH pharma-grade parts washer. Learn more.
Pharmaworks and Serpa (C-3225)
Pharmaworks and Serpa, both ProMach product brands, introduce a new, fully-integrated BTS blister transport system for pharmaceutical, biotech, nutraceutical, medical device and other products. Learn more.
Quest (C-3425), Serpa (C-3433), and Texwrap (C-3625)
The ability to develop and execute integrated solutions is what defines the power of ProMach. An integrated packaging line depicts packaging applications common in the nutraceutical and food industries, with rigid containers getting packed into trays, overwrapped, and palletized. Visit Quest at https://www.questindustrial.com/; Serpa at https://www.serpapackaging.com/; or Texwrap at https://www.texwrap.com/.
Shurtape Technology LLC (SL-5923)
Shurtape reps will speak on Tuesday, Sep 12 at 12:30 pm at the PACK EXPO Innovation Stage 1 (C-2051) in the Central Hall, and host the Amazing Packaging Race on the show’s last day. Their exhibit in the South Hall lower level will highlight the sustainability story for the ShurSEAL SSCI process, and showcase packaging machinery (erector and sealer), the ShurSEAL Solution, and the full breadth of packaging tapes for end-of-line packaging operations. Learn more.
Wipotec (SU – 8027)
Wipotec is a leading manufacturer and supplier of precision in-motion weighing, track and trace/anti-counterfeiting solutions and X-Ray scanning equipment, and will debut two state-of-the-art inspection machines: a checkweigher for volatile aerosol production, and a versatile new X-Ray scanner. Learn more.
WLS, a ProMach product brand, introduces an innovative height-adjustable labeling option for its popular VR-72 labeler. This first-of-its-kind solution automatically changes the label height by adjusting the height of the conveyor, and thus the containers. Learn more.
Yaskawa Motoman (C-4044)
Yaskawa will feature multiple robot demonstrations showcasing extremely fast, flexible and easy-to-program robots for multiple verticals. Highlights include new 3D Bin Picking, the extremely fast six-axis GP12 robot, collaborative palletizing, interactive mixed processing, industrial pallet pattern generation, a hands on programming experience, and much more. Learn more.
The MAG Series horizontal form-fill-seal machine that integrates the latest in magnetic linear technology. Additionally, they’re demonstrating the FLtecnics’ horizontal form fill seal machine that produces a variety of small pouches for food applications.
The new AquaGard GT conveyor system combines the strengths of Dorner and fellow Columbus McKinnon brand Garvey. The AquaGard GT is a meticulously designed infeed and outfeed conveyor ideal for accumulation-type applications to prevent bottlenecks in industries such as packaging, bottling, dry food processing, and part handling. They will also be showing its conveyor solutions for food handling, e-commerce and other automation platforms.
The RP-200 Fully Automatic RPC Erector uses high speed servos to accurately and consistently form trays for produce, protein, and several other industries that use RPC style trays. Additionally, Edson is running its KDF (knocked down flat) Stack Prep System, a robotic cell that automates the infeed area of case packer.
The portfolio of VFFS, pre-made pouch, and sachet solutions will be exhibited, including the MVC-300 continuous box-motion bagger. The MVC-300 uses a continuous-motion, high-speed jaw system that is unique from other VFFS machines because the film never stops. This innovative feature allows users to achieve higher fill rates.
See a vast array of stretch and pallet wrapping solutions, including a redesigned MA Series fully automatic rotary stretch system, which provides high throughput stretch wrapping for any application in one module design. Rotary tower stretch wrappers are ideal for unique applications such as heavy, light or unstable loads.
The new 500Li Stretch Overwrapper is a cost-effective tuck and fold machine that produces up to 60 packages per minute. The 500Li and its in-line tray wrapping method represent a more streamlined packaging process in comparison to elevator-style machines. The machine’s small footprint makes it ideal for space-constrained environments.
Wexxar Bel (C-3825)
See the new WLF30T Fully Automatic Case Former, which combines high speed case forming with labeling. The WLF is ideal for cold storage food applications as it enables customers to label the case before it’s formed.