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November 19, 2014 - Press Release

Exclusive North American Distributor of FLtecnics HFFS Pouch Technology

Pro Mach has signed an exclusive North American distribution agreement with FLtecnics of Girona, Spain, one of Europe’s leading horizontal form-fill-seal pouch making companies.

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October 29, 2014 - Press Release

Bemis North America is First Film Supplier to Try Shaka® Agitation Retort in Flexible Packaging Lab

Versatile Shaka R&D retort, the fourth Allpax laboratory retort purchased by Bemis, will be used to quickly and accurately verify optimum tray and film solutions for the agitation retort process and shorten time to market for customers.

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October 28, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Debuts HDP Laser for Cutting, Scoring, Slitting and Marking Plastics, Film and Foil

Capability to combine cutting and coding makes HDP lasers ideal for integrating with form, fill and seal equipment. See the HDP Series of lasers on exhibit for the first time at Pack Expo International in ID Technology’s booth, N-5406.

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October 28, 2014 - Press Release

New Orion Lo-Pro Conveyor Allows Three-at-a-Time 
Floor Level Loading

The Lo-Pro™ is ideal for half-pallets, which are growing in popularity due to their ease of handling. See the Lo-Pro at Pack Expo Booth N-5431.

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October 27, 2014 - Press Release

Axon Introduces Next-Generation Shrink Sleeve Applicator Unequaled in Price and Performance

Axon's new Lanzara with Smart Speed Control ensures optimum throughput, uptime, and quality at a sensible price. It also meets PackML standards for seamless integration. See it at Pack Expo Booth N-5417.

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October 27, 2014 - Press Release

Benchmark Automation Displays High Speed Servo Shrink Wrapper for Pack Expo 2014

The Benchmark High Speed Servo Shrink Wrapper is ideal for high-speed shrink wrap applications and is designed to minimize time consuming changeovers.

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October 27, 2014 - Press Release

IPak Machinery Introduces Space Saving TF-100 Tray Former, Newest Addition to Servo-Based Lineup

IPak's new model TF-100 proves you don’t need a lot of floor space to get advanced technology and high quality, aesthetically pleasing tray packages. The TF-100 is IPak’s smallest footprint servo-based machine yet.

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October 24, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Showcases a Fully Integrated Case Packing and Palletizing System at Pack Expo 2014

Pro Mach highlights at Pack Expo the advantages of working with a single company that serves as a one-stop-shop for integrating an extensive range of state-of-the-art solutions from sister companies into a unified, high throughput end-of-line packaging solution.

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October 24, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Introduces New Model 252 3-Panel 
Label Printer Applicator for Pallets

ID Technology debuts new 3-Panel Tamp Module for their Model 252 Label Printer Applicator designed for customers requiring application of multiple labels to boxes or pallets at the same point in the production line. See ID Technology at Pack Expo International Booth N-5406.

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October 24, 2014 - Press Release

Valorie Bulduc Appointed Western Regional Sales Manager at Axon

Axon announced today that labeling and packaging industry sales professional Valorie Bulduc has joined the division as Western Regional Sales Manager

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October 23, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach is Exclusive 
N. Amer. Distributer of FLtècnics Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal Pouch Technology

Pro Mach's Flexible Packaging Group continues to expand product line to deliver a one-stop shop for bag and pouch solutions. See their solutions at Pack Expo Booth N-5321.

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October 23, 2014 - Press Release

Edson’s New Raptor Top-Load Case Packer Helps Co-packers and Manufacturers Boost Productivity

The Raptor is ideal for co-packers and specialty product manufacturers who want a flexible, cost-effective semi-automatic or fully automatic case packer with a small footprint. See it at Pack Expo Booth N-5429.

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October 22, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Announces New Ownership by Affiliates of AEA Investors LP

Pro Mach announced today the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of AEA Investors LP (AEA) from The Jordan Company

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October 22, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Launches New ci3000 Series Range of CIJ Printers

ID Technology debuts the latest update to the well-proven ciSeries range of continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers from Citronix – the ci3000 Series. See it at Pack Expo Booth N-5406.

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October 22, 2014 - Press Release

Allpax Introduces Mobile Information and Control Solution for Retort Room Applications

The Allpax Mobile HMI tablet-based system enhances retort room operating efficiency through mobile computing. See it at Pack Expo Booth N-5317.

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October 21, 2014 - News

DEKKA Introduces New Entry-Level Fully Automatic Case Erector

The new DEKKA 500 fully automatic, entry-level case erector is ideal for manufacturers operating low-speed lines that, until now, have found automatic systems to be cost prohibitive. See it at Pack Expo Booth N-5331.

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October 20, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Showcases Enhancements to #
1 Selling Label Printer Applicator

ID Technology will be debuting two new application modules for their industry leading Model 252 Label Printer Applicator at Pack Expo International Booth N-5406. Each module is built on ID Technology's Centerline-Modularity™ design philosophy.

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October 20, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Introduces Morpheus-One of the Fastest and Most Versatile Box-Motion Form-Fill-Seal Machines

See the new high-speed Morpheus and Apollo form-fill-seal machines at Pack Expo Booth N-5321. Both machines feature small footprint, high-speed operation, PC-based architecture, the latest in servo motion control, and PackML compatibility.

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October 17, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies for Fourth Time

Pro Mach has been named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. This marks Pro Mach’s fourth time on the Inc. list and its highest ranking yet.

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October 17, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Introduces Integrated System to 
Tape and Label a Case in less than 7 feet

Integrated System featuring an ID Technology Model 252 Label Printer Applicator and a BEL Case Taper accommodates wide range of boxes, tapes and labels them in 7 feet of floor space. See it in action at Pack Expo in Chicago, November 2-5, Booth 5406.

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October 16, 2014 - Press Release

Shuttleworth Integrates Lane Switch with Existing Slip-Torque Display for Pack Expo 2014

Shuttleworth has integrated their stainless V-Clean Slip-Torque conveyor with a KLEENLine Lane Switch. See it in action at Pack Expo in Chicago, November 2-5, Booth N-5421.

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October 16, 2014 - Press Release

Orion Debuts New S Pattern Film Delivery System at Pack Expo

Orion Packaging introduces new InstaThread-S powered prestretch film delivery system. This is the first S pattern prestretch stretch film carriage with “drop in” film threading for safe and easy film roll change overs.

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October 15, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Introduces the New iLaserBox 400 Laser Marking Workstation

The new iLaserBox 400 Laser Marking Workstation is ideal for low volume marking applications. It is compact with a small footprint but a generous internal working space. See it at Pack Expo, Booth N-5406.

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October 15, 2014 - Press Release

Tekkra Introduces at Pack Expo 2014 an Innovative Entry-Level Shrink Wrapping and Bundling System

The new, modular Triad system from Tekkra delivers rugged, dependable shrink wrapping and bundling technology at an entry-level price. See the Tekkra Triad at Pack Expo Booth N-5325.

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October 14, 2014 - Press Release

Wexxar/BEL Unveils Enhanced BEL 270 Fully Automatic Hot Melt Glue Case Sealer at Pack Expo

Wexxar/BEL is featuring its enhanced BEL 270 corrosion resistant fully automatic hot melt glue case sealer at Pack Expo International, November 2-5, Booth 5331, North Hall.

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October 14, 2014 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Showcases Its Innovative High Speed Handle Applicator at Pack Expo 2014

Roberts PolyPro's new 600 bottles-per-minute handle applicator utilizes a continuous motion roll-feed design to achieve 2, 4, 6, 8, and 12 packs. See it at Roberts PolyPro Pack Expo Booth N-5413.

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October 13, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Features New Model 455 Print Apply Labeler for Harsh Environments at Pack Expo

ID Technology's new Model 455 Label Printer Applicator is a high speed system for harsh environments, based on their proven modular concept. See it at Pack Expo Booth N-5406.

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October 13, 2014 - Press Release

KLEENLine Displays Reciprocating Shuttle Conveyor for Pack Expo 2014

KLEENLine will be showcasing a sanitary Reciprocating Shuttle Conveyor for processing and packaging lines at Pack Expo Booth N-5425.

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October 10, 2014 - Press Release

Brenton Introduces the BrentonPro Mach-2 Flexible Case Packer at Pack Expo 2014

Brenton introduces at Pack Expo 2014 in Chicago, November 2-5, the BrentonPro Mach-2 Flexible Case Packer for flexible packaging – stand-up pouches, snack bags, and stickpacks.

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October 10, 2014 - Press Release

Rennco Introduces the Vertic-L-PP System for Counting and Bagging Injection and Blow Molded Parts

Rennco features at Pack Expo 2014, November 2-5 in Chicago, the Vertic-L-PP bagging system for counting and bagging injection and blow molded parts.

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October 9, 2014 - Press Release

Reciprocating Retorts Improve Shelf-Stable Food Processing 
Time, Taste, Texture, and Appearance

Allpax will feature at Pack Expo 2014 in Chicago the results of taste and appearance tests conducted on a range of low-acid foods made shelf stable in high-and low-speed reciprocating retorts. (Allpax Pack Expo Booth # N-5317)

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October 9, 2014 - Press Release

Fowler Products Introduces at Pack Expo 2014 a New Two-In-One Zalkin Screw and Seal Capping Head

Fowler Products is featuring the Zalkin VS110 – a next generation two-in-one capping head for premium StelVin Lux aluminum closures at Pack Expo at their Booth # N-5306.

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October 8, 2014 - Press Release

ID Technology Features LSI High Speed Wrap Labeling and Vision Inspection System at Pack Expo

ID Technology is featuring a high speed wrap labeling system with TTO printer and vision inspection system from LSI, their Labeling System and Integration arm, at Pack Expo International; booth N-5406.

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October 8, 2014 - Press Release

Pace Packaging Introduces Pharma-line Model 400CE High Speed, Unscrambling System at Pack Expo

Pace Packaging is featuring its versatile, high-speed Pharma-line Model 400CE bottle unscrambling system at Pack Expo International, November 2-5, Booth 2134, South Hall.

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October 6, 2014 - Press Release

Ossid Showcases Comprehensive Line of Packaging Solutions 
for Poultry, Meat, and Dairy at Pack Expo

Ossid will showcase an integrated high speed packaging solution that includes a stretch overwrapper and a weigh-price labeler at Pack Expo, November 2-5, in Chicago. Ossid will also display the Integrity horizontal form-fill-seal machine and 500im leak resistant stretch overwrapper. (Booth # N-5313)

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October 2, 2014 - Press Release

Axon Features an Integrated System for Tamper Evident Band Applications at SupplySide West 2014

Discover more about this flexible and economical solution October 8-9 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas – Axon Booth # 19146.

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October 2, 2014 - Press Release

Federal Mfg. Showcases Latest Filling Technology at Pack Expo

Federal Mfg. is demonstrating the breadth of its technical capabilities by featuring at Pack Expo two very different types of solutions – a net weight machine for rapidly and accurately filling high viscosity, free-flowing liquids and a sanitary level filler for dairy and juice.

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October 1, 2014 - Press Release

Currie by Brenton Introduces Fastest Ever MasterPal Robotic Palletizing and De-Palletizing System

Currie by Brenton increases speed and reduces weight of versatile robotic MasterPal palletizing/de-palletizing system to provide greater value and performance.

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September 30, 2014 - Press Release

IPak Machinery Strengthens Retail Ready Display Solutions with Enhanced TF-200TQ

IPak continues to strengthen its position as the leading solution provider for producing retail ready displays and other tray packages with the compact, servo-based TF-200TQ

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September 25, 2014 - Press Release

Fowler Products Introduces Its Highest Speed Inspection/Rejection Capping Solution

This failsafe inspection/rejection system is ideal for those pharmaceutical, personal care, and food companies looking for 100 percent assurance caps have been applied properly.

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September 16, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach to be Acquired by Affiliates of AEA Investors LP from The Jordan Company

Pro Mach announced today that affiliates of AEA Investors LP (“AEA”) are acquiring the company from The Jordan Company. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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September 8, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Strengthens Global Bottling and Capping Capabilities with Acquisition of Pace Packaging

Pro Mach announced today it has acquired Pace Packaging, a leading global manufacturer of bottle handling equipment. Pace complements existing strengths in high-speed filling and capping offered by Pro Mach brands, Federal, Fowler, and Zalkin.

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September 4, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Strengthens Material Handling Capabilities with Acquisition of Benchmark Automation

Pro Mach announced today it has acquired Benchmark Automation, a leading manufacturer of specialty material handling solutions and packaging equipment. Benchmark complements Pro Mach’s existing material handling product line and strengthens capabilities in the food and bakery markets.

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August 19, 2014 - Press Release

Federal Mfg.’s New Facility in Pewaukee, Wisconsin Nears Completion

The new 78,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility will streamline and completely revamp the manufacture of liquid filling technology at Federal Mfg.

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August 6, 2014 - Press Release

Jake Dungan Appointed Project Engineer at Fowler Products

Dungan holds project management responsibilities from the initiation of a machine building project to its successful conclusion.

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July 16, 2014 - Press Release

Andy Monroe Named VP of Product and Market Development for the Bottling & Capping Business Unit

The new business unit coordinates the activities of the Federal Mfg., Fowler Products, and Zalkin divisions. Monroe moves from Fowler, where he managed sales and marketing efforts.

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July 16, 2014 - Press Release

Federal Mfg. Introduces a Hygienic Pressure/Gravity Filling Machine for Food Applications

This innovative new solution is designed to reduce product waste, deliver fast filling of viscous food products, and give the customer greater flexibility. The unit can also be used to fill non-viscous food products for two machines in one solution.

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July 11, 2014 - Press Release

Brenton Engineering announces another facility expansion

Expanding its Center of Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence in Alexandria, MN

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July 9, 2014 - News

Wexxar Packaging Announces Grand Opening of New Facility in Richmond, BC

Wexxar Packaging is pleased to Announce the New Facility Grand Opening in Richmond, BC.

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July 9, 2014 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Hires Drew Linville as a Technical Sales Representative

Linville will focus on sales of custom finishing equipment for paperboard converters and will support sales of Roberts PolyPro bottle handles, carton handles and box carriers, hooks and hangers, and application equipment.

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July 8, 2014 - Press Release

Registration is Now Open for the AFAC Conference Hosted by Fowler Products Aug. 26-27 in Athens, GA

The biennial conference hosted by Fowler Products earned overwhelmingly positive comments from 2012 event attendees.

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July 2, 2014 - Press Release

Brenton announces 2013 – 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Eight exceptional high school seniors will each receive a $250 scholarship.

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June 11, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Continues Latin American Packaging Initiatives with Major Presence at Expo Pack 2014

Eleven Pro Mach brands will be showcasing state-of-the-art solutions for bottling & capping, primary packaging, flexible packaging, material handling, identification & tracking, and end of line packaging. (Pro Mach Booth # 1720)

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June 5, 2014 - Press Release

Allpax Develops a Low Cost Way to Reduce Package Abrasion in Reciprocating Retorts

New high performance liners and slip sheets made from a temperature and moisture resistant polymer are easily installed and replaced on aluminum or stainless steel retort trays. These polymer tray liners and slip sheets provide an alternative to the higher priced vulcanized rubber solution.

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June 5, 2014 - Press Release

Federal Names New Electrical Engineering Supervisor

Tim Pankow Brings Extensive Experience in Engineering and Automation Controls to His New Position

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June 3, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Features the Mercury HS, Its Most Customer Demanded Form-Fill-Seal Machine, at EastPack 2014

Matrix also brings a multilane stickpack solution, Inever BY300, designed for low-to-medium output production of dosing powders, granules, solids, liquids, and pastes. (Matrix Booth # 3025)

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June 3, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Brings Its High-Speed Bagging Machine and Pre-Made Pouch Filler/Sealer to United Fresh 2014

The Matrix Triton vertical form-fill-seal machine and Toyo Jidoki Fill-and-Seal pre-made pouch filler provide produce packers productivity and flexibility. (Matrix Booth # 1252)

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June 3, 2014 - Press Release

Ossid Introduces Its Most Advanced Thermo Form-Fill-Seal Packaging Machine – the 8000S

This medium to high production rate machine – up to 20 cycles per minute – breaks new ground in terms of price and performance.

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June 3, 2014 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Introduces the Highest Speed, Most Innovative Handle Applicator In Its History

This up to 600 bottles-per-minute applicator creates 2, 4, 6, 8, and 12 packs. Operator time is minimized thanks to an innovative new roll-feed system. The cost of dies has been slashed, thereby reducing acquisition costs. Handle costs have been significantly reduced as well.

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May 28, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Now Offers Stickpack Machines with Both Laser Scoring and Marking Capabilities Combined

Laser scoring ensures a picture-perfect opening for the stickpack. Using a combined system of laser scoring and marking lowers operating costs through savings in consumables, as compared to continuous inkjet printing, and improves the overall appearance and consumer friendliness of the stick pack.

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May 13, 2014 - Press Release

John Oliaro Appointed Vice President and General Manager of Federal Mfg.

Oliaro brings extensive management and technical experience in the filling and capping industry to his new position.

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May 1, 2014 - Press Release

Allpax Introduces the “Versatort” Production Scale R&D Retort

The new five-foot diameter, single basket retort offers multi-mode and multi-agitation operation. This new retort eliminates the need to leave the R&D environment and travel to an offsite plant for testing on a full-sized production machine.

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April 30, 2014 - Press Release

Axon Features an Integrated System for Tamper Evident Band Applications at Texas Pack 2014

Discover more about this flexible and economical series of applicators May 7-8 at the Fort Worth Convention Center – Axon Booth # 1105

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April 29, 2014 - Press Release

Zalkin is Showcasing its Latest Capping Solutions at Interpack – May 8-14 in Dusseldorf

Don Cotney, President, and Andy Monroe, Vice President of Products and Markets Development, for the Pro Mach Bottling & Capping Business Unit will be on hand from Sunday afternoon May 11 through Wednesday, May 14 to host U.S. visitors. (Zalkin Booth #D34 – Hall 13)

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April 17, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Tags Alan Shipman to Replace Retiring Identification & Tracking President Bob Zuilhof

Pro Mach announced today that Alan Shipman has been named President of its Identification & Tracking Group to replace Bob Zuilhof, who is retiring in June

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April 16, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Exhibiting at the 2014 Specialty Coffee Association Exposition

Matrix Brings Its Top Coffee Packaging Machines to the 26th Specialty Coffee Exposition, April 25-27 in Seattle

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April 16, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Exhibiting at the International Cheese Technology Expo

The Matrix Triton XL vertical form-fill-seal machine and Toyo Jidoki Fill-and-Seal pre-made pouch filler provide cheese packers productivity and flexibility. (Matrix Booth # 1627)

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April 9, 2014 - Press Release

Axon Showcases Its EZ-Series Standard Format at SouthPack 2014

Learn more about this flexible and economical series of applicators April 15-16, at the Charlotte Convention Center – Axon Booth #1309

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March 26, 2014 - Press Release

Federal Mfg.’s New High Speed Machine Fills and Caps 450 1.75-Liter PET Juice Carafes per Minute

To enable the juice industry to meet consumers’ ever-growing demand for ready-to-drink juices, Federal developed a new 70-valve, high-speed filler that delivers high productivity and 99.7 percent efficiency.

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March 26, 2014 - Press Release

Jonathan Cobb Named Federal Mfg. Aftermarket Services Manager

Cobb will manage the Part Sales Department and Service Department to ensure customer satisfaction after purchasing Federal’s products.

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March 5, 2014 - Press Release

Fowler Products Earns Diageo Quality Excellence Award for 2013

Fowler supplied six high-speed, high-quality Cleaning, Filling, and Capping systems into the two Diageo facilities operating in the United States.

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February 25, 2014 - Press Release

Ossid Appoints Robert McLaughlin Regional Sales Manager

McLaughlin brings experience selling packaging equipment and serving Latin American customers to his new position.

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February 25, 2014 - Press Release

Bob Williams Appointed VP of Sales and Marketing at Axon

Williams joins Axon at a time when this Pro Mach division has launched an extensive series of new products and packaging technology innovations.

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February 13, 2014 - Press Release

Randy Uebler Appointed VP and General Manager of Fowler Products

Uebler brings extensive management, sales, and technical experience in the packaging industry to his new position.

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February 11, 2014 - Press Release

Federal Mfg. Names New Machinery Sales Specialist

Federal Mfg. announces that Eric Seis has joined the company as a Machinery Sales Specialist.

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February 5, 2014 - Press Release

Matrix Features at WestPack 2014 Top Selling Form-Fill-Seal Machine and Multilane Stickpack Solution

The Matrix Mercury HS is rugged, easy to maintain, and delivers high speed packaging in form-filled bags. The Inever BY300 is designed for low-to-medium output production of dosing powders, granules, solids, liquids, and pastes. (Matrix Booth # 5326)

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February 4, 2014 - Press Release

Axon Showcases at WestPack 2014 the Stainless Steel Version of the Aurora

Learn more about the modular and innovative Aurora series of mandrel-style shrink film applicators at the Axon Booth # 5221.

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January 16, 2014 - Press Release

Axon Advances its ThermoPoint Steam Heat Shrink Tunnel – Introduces ThermoPoint 2.0

ThermoPoint 2.0 delivers new features and options for the company’s most versatile steam heat shrink tunnel.

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January 16, 2014 - Press Release

Ossid Showcases a Comprehensive Line Up of Packaging Solutions at IPPE 2014

A fully integrated high speed packaging line that includes an Ossid stretch overwrapper, a weigh-price labeler, a case scale, and an ID Technology printer will be featured at the expo. There will also be individual Ossid machines on display. (Ossid Booth #4315 Exhibit Hall B)

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January 10, 2014 - Press Release

Brenton Engineering donation supports Alexandria Area High School Technology Academy

Brenton, a local packaging machinery manufacturer, announced today that it will donate $75,000 to the Alexandria Area High School Technology Academy.

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January 8, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Completes Acquisition of Global Capping Leader André Zalkin

Pro Mach announced today the completion of its acquisition of leading global capping machinery manufacturer Ets. André Zalkin & Cie.

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January 6, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Mach Named to Inc. 5000 for Third Time

Pro Mach announced today that it has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. This marks Pro Mach’s third time on the Inc. 5000 list and its highest ranking ever.

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December 9, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach Agrees to Acquire Andre Zalkin, a Worldwide Leader in Capping Equipment

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Andre Zalkin, a leading global capping machinery manufacturer based in France. The completion of the transaction is expected in early 2014, pending antitrust approval.

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November 22, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach Expands Flexible Packaging Group with Acquisition of Tekkra Systems

Pro Mach announced today that it has expanded its Flexible Packaging Groups with the acquisition of the assets of Tekkra Systems, a manufacturer of shrink wrapping and bundling machinery.

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November 21, 2013 - Press Release

Allpax Gentle Motion Retorts Installed for the First Time in a Food Processing Plant in Europe

These Allpax Gentle Motion reciprocating retorts in Europe are being used to improve the quality of shelf-stable soup products packed in flexible containers.

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November 20, 2013 - Press Release

M.G. Newell Now Sells, Integrates, and Supports Federal Mfg. Filling and Capping Systems

As a full service distributor, M.G. Newell has access to Federal Mfg.’s full lines of level, net-weight, and specialty filling machines, capping systems, integrated systems, and accessories.

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November 7, 2013 - Press Release

Sales Growth Spurs Multimillion-Dollar Investment in a New Plant For Federal Mfg

Due to expanding sales and the need for additional manufacturing and office space, Federal Mfg.’s parent company Pro Mach is making a multimillion-dollar investment in a new facility for Federal. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new 78,000-square-foot building will be held on Tuesday, November 12.

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October 29, 2013 - Press Release

Axon Features a High Performance and Ergonomic Shrink Sleeving Applicator at the Dairy Show

Axon’s Aurora SS is a user-friendly and top quality shrink sleeving system developed for packagers looking for the performance and versatility of stainless steel. (Axon Booth #1924)

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October 29, 2013 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Showcases at the Dairy Show Its Sustainable Two-Pack Carriers for Gallon Milk Jugs

The new extruded HDPE two-pack handles are thinner, lighter, and cost less than injection molded handles. Even with 46 percent less plastic these handles showed strength improvement as measured in packaging lab drop tests. (Roberts PolyPro Dairy Show Booth #358)

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October 25, 2013 - News

ID Technology Model 455 Print Apply Labeler for Harsh Environments

The new Model 455 is designed as a high speed system to print and apply labels in tough environments. Based on the well proven ID Technology modular concept, the Model 455 is built on a sealed stainless steel base and incorporates the company’s high speed asynchronous vacuum belt wipe applicator.

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October 23, 2013 - Press Release

Fowler Products Served Up its 30th Capping Machine for Jim Beam Brands

Fowler displayed at Pack Expo 2013 in Las Vegas a 10-head ROPP capper destined for a Pinnacle Vodka packaging line at Beam

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September 20, 2013 - Press Release

Labeling Systems Introduces New Series 25 Label Printer Applicator

Labeling Systems will be showing a new addition to their line of labeling equipment – the new Series 25 Label Printer Applicator – at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Booth C-2514.

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September 20, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Introduces at Pack Expo 2013 the Matrix Metis

While other continuous motion machines are locked into a narrow band of production speeds that make it difficult to accommodate interruptions and fluctuations in product flow, the new Matrix Metis machine can operate effectively over a wide range of speeds and dependably produce quality packaging.

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September 20, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Showcasing a Multilane Stickpack Machine at Pack Expo, September 23-25 in Las Vegas

This very compact machine forms, fills, and seals 3-sided stickpacks from 1 lane to 7 lanes. It is designed for low-to-medium output production of dosing powders, granules, solids, liquids, and pastes. (Matrix Pack Expo Booth C-2221)

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September 19, 2013 - Press Release

IPak Machinery Enhances TF-300CT S-Series Tray Former for Protein Packaging

The enhanced TF-300CT delivers superior speed – up to 10 percent faster – for nearly 30 cases per minute, in a 24 percent smaller footprint, making it an ideal solution for meat and poultry producers looking for greater efficiency and layout flexibility in their packaging lines.

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September 19, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Showcasing a New Pre-Made Pouch Filler Sealer at Pack Expo, September 23-25 in Las Vegas

This machine is rated at up to 55 filled and sealed flat, standup, or press to close pouches per minute. (Matrix Pack Expo Booth C-2221)

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September 19, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach Expands Capabilities With New Flexible Packaging Group

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has formed a new Flexible Packaging Group by acquiring the assets of Packaging Synergies Inc., a leading provider of high-quality packaging machinery for pouches, stickpacks, and other flexible packaging applications.

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September 18, 2013 - Press Release

Currie by Brenton’s MasterPal High Speed, Bulk Palletizer or Depalletizer Featured at Pack Expo

MasterPal’s patented “cradle and place” technology palletizes or depalletizes whole layers of product weighing up to 500 lbs at speeds up to five layers per minute.

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September 18, 2013 - Press Release

ID Technology Introduces the New PackML Compliant Model 255 Label Printer Applicator at Pack Expo

ID Technology will showcase a new addition to their extensive line of Label Printer Applicators – the Model 255 – at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Booth C-2520.

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September 18, 2013 - Press Release

Edson’s New InteleSuite Packaging Systems Reduce Downtime, Ease Maintenance and Improve Efficiency

Edson’s New Suite of On-Machine Intelligent Packaging Systems Reduce Downtime, Ease Maintenance and Improve Efficiency

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September 17, 2013 - Press Release

Brenton’s Gentle Simultaneous Case Packer-Partition Inserter Stops Product Damage

Brenton’s partition inserter technology is ideal for products such as bottled beverages, upright jars, labeled products, lightweight PET containers or other products easily damaged during packaging.

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September 17, 2013 - Press Release

DEKKA Unveils New Semi-Automatic, Compact Case Sealer

DEKKA announces a new entry-level case sealing system that makes upgrading from hand packing to semi-automation an easy choice, even for operations with limited floor space and a tight budget.

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September 16, 2013 - Press Release

ID Technology Introduces New Workstation for Citronix ciSeries CIJ Printers

The sturdy stainless steel stand has a small footprint for easy integration into production lines and is ergonomically designed to facilitate easy viewing of the display, convenient data entry and access to the printer.

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September 16, 2013 - Press Release

Orion's New AXIS Six-Sided Stretch Wrapping System Provides Maximum Product Protection and Security

AXIS applies film to all six sides of a pallet in multiple, user-defined patterns to deliver increased load reinforcement or ultimate protection from environmental exposure.

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September 13, 2013 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Develops New More Sustainable Two Pack Bottle Handle

Source reduction translates into 26 percent lower cost for these new HDPE handles designed for carrying two one-gallon jugs of refrigerated product. (Pack Expo 2013 Booth C-2414)

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September 12, 2013 - Press Release

For the First Time, Ossid Will Bring its New OEE Tool to Pack Expo

Ossid will demonstrate at Pack Expo 2013, September 23-25 in Las Vegas, how the acquisition of real-time data on availability, performance, and quality can help operations personnel improve overall profitability. (Ossid Pack Expo 2013 Booth C-2417)

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September 12, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach Features Complete End of Line Integrated System at Pack Expo

Pro Mach’s End of Line Packaging Solutions is featuring a complete end of line system built from its brands at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booths C- 1920 and C-2020.

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September 11, 2013 - Press Release

Currie by Brenton Introduces New Hydraulic Free, Servo-Driven High Speed Palletizer

Currie by Brenton introduces its new hydraulic free, servo-driven palletizer, the high level infeed HLP. The new fully automatic HLP incorporates advanced servo, safety, and touchscreen controls to deliver unparalleled product handling, ease of operation and investment value.

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September 10, 2013 - Press Release

Shuttleworth Adds V-Clean Conveyor to Popular Slip-Torque Food and Pharmaceutical Product Line

Shuttleworth expands its popular Slip-Torque® product line with new V-Clean conveyors for wipe down or mild wash down environments.

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September 10, 2013 - Press Release

KLEENLine Features Industry’s Fastest Servo Reciprocator for Washdown Environments at Pack Expo

KLEENLine, the industry leader in custom sanitary material handling equipment, is featuring its high-speed Servo Reciprocator at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booth C-2117.

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September 9, 2013 - Press Release

ID Technology Model 252 Label Printer Applicator Built on New Centerline-Modularity Philosophy

ID Technology will be showing the Model 252 Label Printer Applicator, the newest addition to their extensive line of Label Printer Applicators at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Booth C-2520.

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September 9, 2013 - Press Release

Brenton Boosts Performance of High Speed Mach-4 Case Packer

The Mach-4, a high speed small-footprint machine capable of packing both cases and trays in multiple patterns, now also allows customers to package smaller 6 and 4 pack cases and fragile loads at speeds typically reserved for stable products.

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September 6, 2013 - Press Release

Ossid Showcases at Pack Expo 2013 Its Up to 120 Trays-Per-Minute Stretch Overwrapper – the 500Si

The Ossid 500Si stretch overwrapper makes it easy for protein and produce packaging operations in a variety of markets to justify stepping up to the 500Si for case-ready packages. (Ossid Pack Expo 2013 Booth C-2417)

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September 6, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach Standardizing on PackML - More Than a Dozen Machines at Pack Expo Are PackML Compliant

Show attendees are encouraged to visit the Axon, Currie, Edson, Federal, ID Technology, KLEENLine, LSI, and Matrix booths in the Central Hall for demos and discussions on the tangible benefits available today from the Pro Mach implementation of the PackML standard

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September 5, 2013 - Press Release

Allpax Conducts a New Research Project to Improve the Quality of Shelf-Stable Food

Allpax is testing a wide range of products packaged in various microwaveable pouches and bowls to identify for brand owners package and product combinations that hold the most promise of quality and capacity improvements. The results will be shared with Pack Expo 2013 attendees.

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September 5, 2013 - Press Release

Fowler Products Brings the Latest in Capping Technology to Pack Expo, September 23-25 in Las Vegas

Fowler Products will be demonstrating some of the latest capping solutions available for the food, pharmaceutical, spirit, and beverage industries (Fowler Products Pack Expo Las Vegas 2013 Booth C-2420)

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September 4, 2013 - Press Release

Axon Introduces a New Generation Shrink Sleeve Applicator at Pack Expo, September 23-25 in Las Vegas

The Aurora Wide shrink sleeve applicator is engineered to apply lower gauge films of up to 400mm in Layflat Width. (Axon Pack Expo 2013 Booth C-2314)

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September 4, 2013 - Press Release

Federal Features a 12-valve capper/filler and a 30-valve filler/capper with ESL option at Pack Expo

In the booth, Federal’s 12-valve model GWSS2/12.4 monoblock filler/capper and 30-valve net-weigh filler/capper with extended-shelf-life (ESL) options demonstrate the construction philosophy that allows these machines to function for decades and hold their value for resale.

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September 3, 2013 - Press Release

ID Technology Showcases Laser Coder Case Coding At Pack Expo Las Vegas

ID Technology will be demonstrating several lasers from their extensive range of laser coders in Booth C-2520 at Pack Expo Las Vegas.

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September 3, 2013 - Press Release

Orion Packaging Features Flex Series Stretch Wrappers with New Wrap Recipes at Pack Expo Las Vegas

Orion Packaging will feature its Flex Series A (Automatic) and D (Deluxe) models with new wrap recipes at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booth C-1914.

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September 2, 2013 - Press Release

Edson Showcases High Performance Case Packer with Servo Collator, Servo Adjust and InteleSuite

Edson Packaging Machinery will showcase its SR3600sa case packer with a SC-SS Servo Cassette Collator at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booth C-2020.

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September 2, 2013 - Press Release

Wexxar/BEL Introduces Enhanced Speed Case Former for Packagers Needing Occasional Production Boost

Getting that little boost in packaging line production to meet increased demand is not always easy. Wexxar/BEL has solved this problem with its new WF30H Case Former with Enhanced Speed Option.

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August 30, 2013 - Press Release

Rennco’s New Tube Stock Sealer Delivers Cost Effective, Food Quality Bags in Compact Units

Rennco announced today its new tube stock sealer for manufacturers and food processing companies requiring a cost-effective robust, compact bag making unit.

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August 30, 2013 - Press Release

Labeling Systems Debuts New Two Color Print and Apply System at Pack Expo

Labeling Systems is introducing at Pack Expo the new Series 22, a two color print and apply labeler. The system includes two print engines, one with a black ribbon and the second with a red ribbon.

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August 29, 2013 - Press Release

Allpax Celebrates Progressive Commercial Success with Shaka® Retorts

Allpax Products is celebrating more than two years of success with the patented Shaka® retort, with nine production size units along with several R&D size retorts installed at customer sites and more bookings expected. (Allpax Pack Expo 2013 Booth C-2114)

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August 29, 2013 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Features a Semi-Automatic Handle Applicator at Pack Expo 2013

This machine lowers risk in terms of capital costs when brand owners and contract packagers are expanding production to serve new markets. (Pack Expo Booth C-2414)

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August 28, 2013 - Press Release

Ossid Features at Pack Expo 2013 Its Up to 120 Units-Per-Minute 1500 Series Weigh-Price Labelers

The 1500 series of weigh-price labelers features machines that are fast, accurate, versatile, and built to last. (Ossid Pack Expo 2013 Booth C-2417)

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August 28, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Showcases at Pack Expo Las Vegas Its High-Speed High-Accuracy Packaging Solution

The Mercury HS vertical form-fill-seal machine with the patented Smart Gate product concentrator significantly improves throughput for contract packagers and brand owners and increases profits. (Matrix Pack Expo Booth 2013 C-2221)

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August 27, 2013 - Press Release

IPak Adds Value and Capability to 2013 TF-350 Tray Former with Enhanced Servo-Drive Technology

IPak will showcase its new servo-driven TF-350 S-Series tray former at Pack Expo Las Vegas.

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August 27, 2013 - Press Release

ID Technology Celebrates 20 Years of Labeling, Coding, and Marking Excellence

ID Technology, North America’s leading provider of labeling, coding, and marking solutions, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

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August 27, 2013 - Press Release

Fowler Products Names Jason McCormick Projects and Operations Manager

McCormick was promoted from the position of customer service manager.

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August 27, 2013 - Press Release

Fowler Products Develops Waterfall Cap Sorter with a First-of-its-Kind Multilane Discharge System

For bottlers with two or more capping machines using the same size and color caps and cap manufacturers that print or insert liners, the new sorter with multilane discharge can increase overall dependability, lower cost, decrease footprint, and reduce changeover time.

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August 13, 2013 - Press Release

Wexxar/Bel Features Cost-Effective, Washdown Protected Semi-Automatic Case Former and Sealer System

See the BEL 150/505g4ss at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booth C2014. Ideal for food and beverage plants needing cost-effective, low maintenance case former and sealer system.

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August 6, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach’s ID Technology Acquires Winco ID and Strengthens North America-Wide Customer Support

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its ID Technology division has acquired New Hampshire-based Winco ID, a leading manufacturer and provider of label, barcode, and identification solutions.

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July 17, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach's ID Technology Division Acquires Colet and Strengthens Service for Canadian Customers

Pro Mach announced today that its ID Technology division has acquired Colet, a leading label manufacturer and provider of packaging supplies that will serve as ID Technology’s first label converting and production facility in Canada

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June 17, 2013 - Press Release

Rennco Unveils New Dry Cleaning and Uniform Industry Bagging System At Clean Show

The new Garment Guard system wraps and bags single or multiple garments into a poly bag for the dry cleaning and uniform industries.

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June 14, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Brings Its Top Selling Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Bagging Machine to East Pack 2013

The Mercury HS delivers rugged, dependable, high speed operation at low operating cost in terms of materials consumed. (Matrix Booth # 1231)

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June 13, 2013 - Press Release

Federal Features an Innovative Filling/Capping Solution at Expo Pack Mexico

Federal’s 12-valve model GWSS2/12.4 monoblock filler/capper is a hygienic, robust, and compact rotary filling solution for packaging that can range in size from small to large. (Federal Manufacturing Booth # 1726)

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June 13, 2013 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Will Feature a Semi-Automatic Handle Applicator at Expo Pack Mexico

This solution is an ideal tool for supporting market expansion and product differentiation (Roberts PolyPro Booth # 1720)

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June 13, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Brings Its Top Selling Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Bagging Machine to Expo Pack Mexico

The Matrix Orion can be counted on to deliver reliability in a wide variety of applications. (Matrix Booth # 1626)

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June 3, 2013 - Press Release

Federal President Otis Cobb Retires After a 55-Year Career in the Dairy Foods Industry

Federal Manufacturing announced the retirement on May 31 of Otis Cobb, President and a Principal of the company.

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May 29, 2013 - Press Release

New Generation Tray Forming Machines: Deliver High Performance

White Paper Discusses The New Generation Tray Forming Machines That Deliver Higher Performance and Lower Total Cost of Ownership

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May 15, 2013 - Press Release

Federal Hires John Oliaro as Its New Operations Manager

Oliaro brings expertise in operations management in the packaging industry to his new position

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May 15, 2013 - Press Release

Federal Names New Machinery Sales Engineer

Roderick Daly brings 15 years of experience in the beverage packaging industry to his new position

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May 7, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Features the Triton High-Speed Bagging Machine at United Fresh, May 14-16 in San Diego

The Triton vertical form-fill-seal bagger gives produce packers a rugged packaging solution designed to lower labor costs and improve throughput (Matrix Booth # 1238)

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April 10, 2013 - Press Release

Improvements in Shelf Stable Consumer Products Spurs Continuing Sales of Allpax Jumbo Shaka® Retorts

Initial adopters appreciate Shaka’s dramatic reduction in sterilization time, which improves the quality of products, such as soups, sauces, ready meals, dips, spreads, and baby food, which are benefited by the process.

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April 9, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach Names John Eklund Vice President of Marketing

Pro Mach announces John Eklund has been appointed Vice President, Marketing, stepping into the role vacated by retired Vice President of Marketing Jack Aguero

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April 2, 2013 - Press Release

ID Technology Names Alan Shipman Vice President and General Manager

Fort Worth, TX - ID Technology, one of North America's largest single-source providers of labeling, coding, and marking equipment, services and supplies, announced today Alan Shipman has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager.

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April 2, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Brings Its Top Coffee Packaging Machines to the Specialty Coffee Exposition in Boston

The Elete, Mercury HS, and Matrix X vertical form-fill-seal machines from Matrix give coffee companies a choice of three rugged and capable automated packaging solutions designed to deliver a variety of benefits (Matrix Booth #1127)

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February 21, 2013 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Introduces a Semi-Automatic Handle Applicator to Latin America Businesses

This solution lowers risk in terms of capital costs when brand owners and contract packagers are expanding production. (Roberts PolyPro Expo Pack Guadalajara 2013 Booth #1006)

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February 21, 2013 - Press Release

Axon Introduces Latin American Businesses to a Safety-Interlock System for ThermoPoint®

See the Category 3 safety-interlock system at the Axon Expo Pack Guadalajara 2013 Booth #1006

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February 21, 2013 - Press Release

Axon supplies Avon Cosmetics in Celaya, Mexico with an innovative shrink sleeve labeling solution

The Axon EZ-100H is specifically designed to apply shrink sleeve labels to lipstick and mascara tubes, eyeliner sticks, and any other small cylindrical products that are oriented horizontally on a packaging line.

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February 7, 2013 - Press Release

Axon Showcases Its Newest Full-Body Shrink Sleeve Applicator at West Pack – The Aurora

At West Pack, Axon will demonstrate the Stainless Steel Aurora, an Aurora option for wet-rooms and other demanding environments. (Axon Booth # 5235)

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February 7, 2013 - Press Release

Matrix Features at West Pack the Mercury HS – the Company’s Top Selling Form-Fill-Seal Machine

The Mercury HS is rugged, easy to maintain, and delivers high speed packaging in form-filled bags. (Matrix Booth # 5243)

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February 1, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach’s End of Line Packaging Business Unit Announces New Distributed Products Group

Pro Mach Inc. announced today it has formed a new End of Line (EOL) Distributed Products Group to enhance sales and marketing support for distributors selling its end of line products.

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January 15, 2013 - Press Release

Federal Names New Sales and Marketing Manager

Michael Collins Brings 20 Years of Experience in the Packaging Industry to His New Position

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January 3, 2013 - Press Release

Pro Mach’s ID Technology Strengthens Customer Service & Support by Acquiring Logmatix

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its ID Technology division has acquired Logmatix Labels & Tags, Inc, a leading provider of identification products, services, and support.

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December 19, 2012 - Press Release

Fowler Products Earns Diageo Distinguished Honors Special Projects Award

Fowler supplied six high-speed, high-quality cleaning, filling, and capping systems that are helping to break production records at two Diageo plants

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December 3, 2012 - Press Release

Pro Mach Expands Sanitary Production & Material Handling Capabilities with Acquisition of KLEENLine

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has acquired KLEENLine Corporation, a leading provider of sanitary production solutions including conveyors, material handling equipment, vision systems, robotics, automation controls, and systems engineering services.

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October 28, 2012 - Press Release

Axon Debuts Safety Interlock System for ThermoPoint® Steam-Heat Tunnels at Pack Expo 2012

See the Category 3 safety-interlock system at the Axon Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3919

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October 25, 2012 - Press Release

Labeling Systems Exhibits Latest Technology in Track and Trace and Pressure Sensitive Labeling

Labeling Systems will be demonstrating a broad range of the latest pressure sensitive labeling technology at Pack Expo International, October 28-31, in Chicago’s McCormick Place.

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October 25, 2012 - Press Release

Edson Celebrates 50 Years in Business and Double-Digit Sales Increases Since 2010

Another 50th milestone: Edson is now a Pro Mach Brand

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October 24, 2012 - Press Release

Wexxar/BEL Introduces Innovative Case Sealer Auto Adjust on its Popular BEL 290 System

Innovative Auto Adjust technology automates case sealing adjustments to greatly improve efficiency, reliability, and changeover times.

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October 24, 2012 - Press Release

Shuttleworth Smart Conveyor Rollers Provide Precise Transport of Syringes

Shuttleworth expands its Slip-Torque® material handling product line with a new solution for handling syringes. Shuttleworth syringe conveyors provide precise, continuous transport that improves throughput and minimizes product damage.

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October 23, 2012 - Press Release

Orion’s Two New Flex Model Stretch Wrappers Set the Standard for Durability and Investment Value

These new Flex models deliver state-of-the-art performance and investment value, as well as the durability and reliability that have long been the hallmark of Orion machines.

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October 22, 2012 - Press Release

Laser Coder Case Marking at Pack Expo International 2012

ID Technology will be demonstrating several lasers from their extensive range of laser coders in Booth # N-4021 at Pack Expo in Chicago.

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October 19, 2012 - Press Release

Fowler Products Brings the Latest in Capping Technology to Pack Expo 2012

The 2012 exhibit features demonstrations and information on aluminum roll-on capping, the latest in electronic torque control capping and inspection/rejection systems, and the new pulsed-light sanitation system that eliminates the need for aggressive chemicals to sanitize closures.

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October 19, 2012 - Press Release

Shuttleworth Showcases Machine Vision Solutions at Pack Expo 2012

From vision system simulation to packaging line operation, Shuttleworth integrated vision systems deliver a host of financial and operational advantages

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October 18, 2012 - Press Release

Wexxar/BEL’s New Rotary Case Settling Conveyor For Fast Product Containment

Wexxar/BEL’s New Rotary Case Settling Conveyor Delivers Fast, Industry Leading Product Containment in Small Footprint

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October 18, 2012 - Press Release

Edson Packaging Machinery Showcases at Pack Expo 2012 an Integrated End-of-Line Packaging System

The-state-of-the-art end-of-line integrated system is loaded with new innovations and technology from Edson, Currie by Brenton, Orion, and Shuttleworth. (Edson Pack Expo Booth #760)

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October 17, 2012 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Develops Its Next Generation of Paper Handles

For brand owners and co-packers with bulk dry-goods packaging applications, the new Roberts PolyPro paper handles set a price/performance standard upon which all others will be judged. (Roberts PolyPro Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3916)

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October 17, 2012 - Press Release

Shuttleworth Releases High-Speed Conveyors for Packaging Lines

New conveyor capability can reach up to 500 feet-per-minute.

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October 16, 2012 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Develops an Innovative Handle Applicator for Multi Packs and Single Bottles

For packaging lines producing both multi packs for club stores and single bottles for convenience outlets, the new Roberts PolyPro solution delivers maximum return on investment and a competitive edge. (Roberts PolyPro Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3916)

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October 16, 2012 - Press Release

Rennco Exhibits at Pack Expo 2012

Rennco will be exhibiting two vertical packager models at Pack Expo 2012; a Model 301SF with a belt infeed unit and a Model Vertic·L-PP unit with an automatic weighing/loading system.

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October 12, 2012 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Introduces a Semi-Automatic Handle Applicator

This solution lowers risk in terms of capital costs when brand owners and contract packagers are expanding production to serve new markets. (Roberts PolyPro Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3916)

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October 11, 2012 - Press Release

Matrix Brings the New, Innovative X Machine to Pack Expo 2012

The new Matrix X machine allows coffee, baking and snack food, confectionary, prepared foods and other companies to use floor space more effectively while boosting production (Matrix Pack Expo 2012 Booth #853)

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October 11, 2012 - Press Release

IPak Machinery Unveils Expanded Line of Servo-Based Tray Forming Solutions at Pack Expo

IPak is featuring its expanded S Series of servo-based tray forming solutions at Pack Expo International, October 28-31, in Chicago’s McCormick Place.

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October 10, 2012 - Press Release

ID Technology Model 252 Label Printer Applicator built on new Centerline-Modularity philosophy

ID Technology will be showing the IDT Model 252 Label Printer Applicator, the newest addition to their extensive line of Label Printer Applicators at Pack Expo 2012 booth #N-4021.

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October 9, 2012 - Article

Test lab helps optimize products' retort processing

Allpax was recently featured in the October 2012 issue of Packaging Digest magazine showcasing their retort solution for the National Food Lab.

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October 9, 2012 - Press Release

Federal Introduces New Extended-Shelf-Life Filling Technology at Pack Expo 2012

See ESL capabilities and other new filling and capping solutions at the Federal Pack Expo 2012 Booth #1878

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October 9, 2012 - Press Release

Pro Mach’s End of Line Packaging Solutions Unveils Complete Integrated System

Pro Mach’s End of Line Packaging Solutions is featuring a complete integrated system for medical and pharmaceutical industries at Pack Expo International. The integrated system includes solutions from five Pro Mach Brands.

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October 8, 2012 - Press Release

Currie by Brenton Adds New Robotic Palletizing Line to Product Offering

Currie by Brenton now offers robotic palletizing solutions, continuing its over 100-year tradition of providing customers with durable, high performance solutions.

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October 5, 2012 - Press Release

Brenton's Medical and Pharmaceutical Compliant Case Packer Reduces Floor Space and Carbon Footprints

Brenton announced today its new BrentonPro Mach-2P servo indexing case packer for Medical and Pharmaceutical industries.

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October 4, 2012 - Press Release

Axon’s New Generation of Shrink Sleeve Applicators Are Now Available for Demanding Environments

Learn more about the modular and innovative Aurora series of mandrel-style shrink film applicators at the Axon Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3919

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October 4, 2012 - Press Release

Allpax Is Now Manufacturing the Largest Shaka® Production Retorts in the World

Shaka agitation retorts open the door to innovation by producing shelf-stable products that rival the quality of aseptic and frozen food (Allpax Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3910)

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September 20, 2012 - Press Release

Matrix Patents a Device that Nearly Doubles the Speed of Filling Snack and Health Food Bags

The SmartGate™ product concentrator significantly improves throughput for contract packagers and brand owners and increases profits on food packaged in narrow bags.

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September 20, 2012 - Press Release

Currie by Brenton’s MasterPal Provides High Speed Palletizing and Depalletizing

Packagers who need to palletize or depalletize trays, large loads, bulk items and bundles have historically made quality or speed compromises due to limitations of vacuum pick and roller technology. That’s no longer necessary with Currie by Brenton’s patented MasterPal technology

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September 5, 2012 - Press Release

New White Paper: Automatic Tray Formers, What You Need To Know

A new white paper from IPak reveals what to look for when choosing the right supplier for automatic tray forming machinery.

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August 23, 2012 - Press Release

New Fowler Quick-Release Capping Head Ensures Faster and Easier Changeovers for Numerous Industries

Fowler Products now offers an innovative quick-release capping head for companies in the distilled spirits, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries that use the same capping machine for different types and sizes of roll-on, press-on and screw-on caps.

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August 22, 2012 - Press Release

Pro Mach enters Liquid Filling Market with Acquisition of Federal Manufacturing

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Federal Manufacturing, a leading provider of rotary liquid filling packaging machinery based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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July 31, 2012 - Press Release

Fowler Products Completes Renovation of its Factory Acceptance Testing and Training Facility

The refurbished 9,600-square-foot facility will be used for assembly and testing of Fowler Products capping, cap handling, bottle cleaning, filling, and cap sterilization systems.

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July 18, 2012 - Press Release

A Revolution in Retort Technology Improves the Taste of Food Packaged in Microwaveable Containers

Allpax audio podcast for food packagers describes how reciprocating motion during the retort process heats containers faster and contributes to better tasting food.

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July 11, 2012 - Press Release

Matrix Packs the Production Capacity of Two Bagging Machines into the Floor Space Required by One

The new Matrix X machine allows coffee, baking and snack food, confectionary, prepared foods and other companies to use floor space more effectively while boosting production.

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July 10, 2012 - Press Release

Fowler Products Achieves 60-year Milestone

From its humble start, Fowler Products is now recognized as one of the premier manufacturers of packaging machinery, along with its three French partners, Andre Zalkin & CIE, Perrier Bottling Systems, and Claranor.

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July 9, 2012 - Press Release

Wexxar Packaging Expands Sales Team

Paul Watmough named Business Development Manager for U.S. West and Canada; Mike Parkinson appointed Territory Director

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June 22, 2012 - Press Release

Edson Packaging Machinery Celebrates 50 Years of Customer Service and Manufacturing Excellence

Founded in 1962, Edson grew from humble beginnings in a Hamilton, Ontario garage to machinery installations worldwide for a wide variety of consumer goods companies.

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June 20, 2012 - Press Release

Pro Mach Names New Latin America Sales Manager

Pro Mach announced today the appointment of Anthony Colquitt as Sales Manager, Latin America. Mr. Colquitt is a veteran bilingual packaging machinery sales professional with extensive business development experience in Latin American markets.

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April 20, 2012 - Press Release

Ingenious Coffee Bagging Machine Packs Production Capacity of Two Machines into Floor Space of One

Matrix Packaging Machinery introduced at the 24th annual Specialty Coffee Association of America Exposition and Symposium an ingeniously designed coffee bagging machine for those coffee companies that need to boost production but have limited floor space

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April 17, 2012 - Press Release

Rennco Exhibits at Texcare International 2012

Rennco is pleased to exhibit in Hall 8, Stand J48 of the Texcare International Exhibition in Frankfurt

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March 28, 2012 - Press Release

New White Paper Describes How to Choose the Appropriate Capping Technology

A new white paper from Fowler looks at the two most prominent styles of capping machines - in-line and rotary chuck - and then offers end-users detailed insights on choosing the optimum style for your application and budget.

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March 26, 2012 - Press Release

Shuttleworth Announces New High-Speed Conveyor for Packaging Lines

Shuttleworth announced today a new high-speed chain-driven conveyor capable of reaching speeds up to 500 FPM while maintaining product stability, allowing manufacturers added versatility on their packaging lines.

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March 19, 2012 - Press Release

Learn the Facts and Lower Risk When Buying a Used Axon Tamper Band/Shrink Sleeve Label Applicator

Axon has published a new white paper detailing what packagers need to know when purchasing a used Axon tamper band/shrink sleeve label applicator

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February 2, 2012 - Press Release

Pro Mach Expands EOL and Case Packing Capabilities with Acquisition of Edson Packaging Machinery

Pro Mach announced today that it has acquired Edson Packaging Machinery, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of high performance case packing equipment, based in Hamilton, Ontario.

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January 31, 2012 - Press Release

White Paper Describes How New Retorts Are Producing Aseptic Quality Food at a Fraction of the Cost

A white paper from Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, looks at how the Shaka retort process blurs the lines between UHT/aseptic packaging and retort sterilization, making it possible for a processor to produce UHT quality food through a batch retort process that has lower capital and labor costs.

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January 17, 2012 - Press Release

Allpax Introduces Innovative Waste-Steam Recovery System for Retorts

Allpax is now offering a waste-steam recovery system for retorts that is designed to lower energy costs, reduce consumption of water, and improve the overall sustainability of the facility. This new system is suitable for both new installations and as a retrofit solution.

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December 12, 2011 - Press Release

Pro Mach Names New Director of Corporate Business Collaboration

Pro Mach announced today the appointment of Mark Ruberg as Director of Corporate Business Collaboration. Mr Ruberg is a 27-year veteran in developing collaborative teams to create sales growth and expand business opportunities in manufacturing.

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November 29, 2011 - Press Release

Allpax High-Speed Two-Basket Retort Product Delivery Systems Automate Small Footprint Retort Rooms

Allpax Products introduces a new automated high-speed retort product delivery system for small footprint retort rooms that utilize four-, six-, and eight-basket horizontal retorts for the preparation of shelf-stable food.

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October 17, 2011 - Press Release

Pro Mach Strengthens its Flexible Packaging Offering with Acquisition of Matrix Packaging Machinery

Pro Mach announced today that it has acquired Matrix Packaging Machinery, a leading manufacturer of vertical form/fill/seal machinery based in Saukville, Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.

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September 26, 2011 - Press Release

Wexxar Takes an Idea From Everyday Life to Save Operators Time on Case Size Changeovers

The latest innovation from Wexxar/BEL is its new Auto Adjust option, featuring Box Recipe, which automates some of the major adjustments required on case forming machines during case size changes.

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September 26, 2011 - Press Release

IPak Introduces First Automatic Tray Former for Returnable Plastic Containers

IPak, powered by Pro Mach, introduces the RP-100, North America's first returnable plastic container (RPC) erector. The IPak RP-100 machine securely forms reusable plastic containers, while reducing labor costs and repetitive strain injuries related to forming returnable plastic trays by hand.

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September 14, 2011 - Press Release

Roberts PolyPro Introduces an Innovative 20 Case Per Minute Plastic Handle Applicator

Roberts PolyPro will introduce at Pack Expo 2011 in Las Vegas, September 26-28, its new single-station multipack bottle handle applicator. The new applicator was specifically designed for lowest total cost of ownership, highest versatility, and simplest operation.

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September 14, 2011 - Press Release

Allpax Demonstrates Productivity and Quality Advantages of Shaka Retort Agitation at Pack Expo 2011

Demonstration of Advantages of Shaka Retort Agitation

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September 1, 2011 - Press Release

Allpax Retort Monitoring and Control Solutions Ensure Compliance with Food Safety Modernization Act

Allpax introduced a program for ensuring that retort rooms meet the quality and reporting mandates specified under the Food Safety Modernization Act

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July 26, 2011 - Press Release

First U.S. Shaka Production Retort Shipped

Allpax announced today that the first production Shaka(R) retort licensed in the United States has shipped to a major food manufacturer.

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July 18, 2011 - Press Release

Orion introduces new Sentry entry-level Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrapper

Orion introduces the Sentry, a value-priced, semi-automatic stretch wrapping machine that provides customers with a quality, entry-level solution that unitizes pallet loads with stretch film for less than $6,999.

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July 14, 2011 - Press Release

New Cap Sorter from Fowler Products Ideal for Mid-Range Production

Fowler Products introduced today a compact waterfall style cap sorter for production lines running between 100 and 300 bottles per minute. The new sorter offers a host of features for these mid-range production applications.

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July 6, 2011 - Press Release

Pro Mach Announces New Ownership by The Jordan Company

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today the completion of its acquisition by The Resolute Fund II, L.P., an affiliate of The Jordan Company, from Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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June 21, 2011 - Press Release

Fowler Products Augments Its Bulk Cap Feeding Systems with a Unique Sanitary Tote Dumping System

Fowler Products announced today that its bulk cap feeding systems for high speed bottling lines now include a new and unique sanitary closed transition tote dumper for improved cleanliness when handling caps in bulk totes.

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June 21, 2011 - Press Release

Breakthrough in Automated Retort Loading - 50 Percent Increased Throughput for Small Cans

Allpax Products announced today the successful development of the fastest retort basket loading system in the world - in excess of 10 sweeps per minute and basket changeover in less than 20 seconds.

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June 13, 2011 - Press Release

Pro Mach to be Acquired by The Jordan Company From Odyssey Investment Partners

Pro Mach today announced a definitive agreement under which The Resolute Fund II, L.P., an affiliate of The Jordan Company, will acquire the company from Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC.

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May 24, 2011 - Press Release

Revolutionary iCON & iCONnet Laser Coders Now Available in 30 Watt Models

ID Technology announces that the ID Technology iCON and iCONnet Lasers by Macsa are now available in 30 Watt models.

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April 12, 2011 - Press Release

The National Food Lab and Allpax Announce Availability of the Most Versatile R&D Retort in the World

The National Food Lab (The NFL) and Allpax Products, a division of Pro Mach, announced today the installation of the most advanced laboratory retort in the world in The NFL's pilot plant.

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January 6, 2011 - Press Release

Pro Mach Acquires Shuttleworth

Pro Mach announced today that it has acquired Shuttleworth, a leading global conveyor automation and product handling machinery manufacturer based in Huntington, Indiana.

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December 15, 2010 - Press Release

Brenton Announces New BantamPro ELSP Combination System

Brenton announced today its new BantamPro ELSP combination system which provides customers with a flexible alternative to upgrade their manual low speed hand packing and palletizing operations.

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November 2, 2010 - Press Release

Auto-Redundant Print apply system for Harsh Environments

ID Technology has designed an auto-redundant label print and apply system for harsh environments.

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October 19, 2010 - Press Release

Enhanced Tax Incentives Provide Opportunity to Get More Value from 2010 Packaging Machinery Purchase

The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 signed into law on September 27, 2010, increases tax incentives which encourage capital purchases, such as packaging machinery.

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October 18, 2010 - Press Release

ID Technology Offers New High Speed Wipe-On Label Printer Applicator

The ID Technology Model 450W is a high speed wipe-on Label Printer Applicator that applies labels 30-40 percent faster than standard tamp style applicators.

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October 18, 2010 - Press Release

New BrentonPro Mach-2 Servo Indexing Case Packer

Brenton announced today its new BrentonPro Mach-2 servo indexing case packer. This latest technological advancement reduces carbon footprint by reducing energy usage and number of components with direct coupling servo drives to end effectors.

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September 28, 2010 - Press Release

New Line of Axon Shrink Sleeve Applicators Incorporates Latest Technology and Open Standards

Axon will introduce a new generation of mandrel style shrink sleeve applicators at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago in Booth #S-851.

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September 14, 2010 - Press Release

New Radiant Heat Shrink Tunnel from Axon Delivers Performance and Flexibility at a World Class Price

Axon will introduce at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago a new radiant heat shrink tunnel that offers a host of performance advantages at a world class competitive price (Booth #S-851).

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September 14, 2010 - Press Release

Allpax to Demonstrate Retort Productivity and Quality Solutions at Pack Expo 2010

Allpax will demonstrate a new software solution for enabling more consistent maintenance and faster repairs of retorts at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago.

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September 14, 2010 - Press Release

Paper Handles and New Handle Applicator Made in USA Solve Supply and Service Issues

Roberts PolyPro, will introduce at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago its new servo-controlled paper handle applicator specifically designed to solve the operational, service, and supply issues customers have with handles and applicators manufactured offshore (Booth #S-954).

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August 30, 2010 - Press Release

Allpax Supplies Retorts to DOD For Shelf Stable Multi Serving Meals for Troops

Allpax supplied the Department of Defense (DOD) with five new Gentle Motion retorts - the first high-capacity, high-throughput retort specifically designed for pouches and semi-rigid trays.

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August 25, 2010 - Press Release

New Allpax Initiative Focuses on Retort Safety in Older Canneries

Allpax announced today a new auditing and repair initiative to raise the overall level of pressure-vessel safety and lower risk within older canneries that utilize vertical saturated steam and water immersion retorts.

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July 27, 2010 - Press Release

New Currie by Brenton LLP Palletizer Offers Flexible, Heavy Duty Medium Speed Solution

New Currie by Brenton LLP low level infeed palletizer, announced today, offers customers a heavy-duty, medium speed palletizer with the flexibility to accommodate multiple pack patterns, plant layouts, and pallet types.

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July 15, 2010 - Press Release

Label Applicator Accommodates a Range of Label Sizes without Tools

The ID Technology Model ST1000 is a full featured label applicator that is now available with a tamp application module that needs no tools to change from label sizes ranging from 1.5"x1.5" up to 4"x5".

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July 7, 2010 - Press Release

Troy Snader named Vice President of Sales for Brenton

Troy Snader, a 25-year veteran in packaging management and sales, has been named Vice President of Sales for Brenton, a division of Pro Mach.

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June 15, 2010 - Press Release

Airless Labeling System

ID Technology has designed a printer applicator corner-wrap labeling system that does not require factory air.

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June 15, 2010 - Press Release

Pro Mach Receives 2010 Green Award for Sustainable Packaging Machinery Solutions

Pro Mach was awarded the first ever 2010 Manny Green Award from Cincy Magazine this month for manufacturing initiatives and product innovations that helped customers improve package sustainability.

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June 2, 2010 - Press Release

First of Its Kind Retort Optimized for Pouches and Semi Rigid Trays

Allpax today introduced the Allpax Gentle Motion retort - the first high capacity, high throughput retort specifically designed for pouches and semi-rigid trays.

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May 26, 2010 - Press Release

New CartonSpec Folding Carton Inspection System Lowers Labor Costs and Improves Quality

Roberts PolyPro and Label Vision Systems (LVS) jointly introduced today CartonSpec - a high-speed vision inspection and data acquisition system for folding cartons.

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May 11, 2010 - Press Release

New Director of Sales at Roberts PolyPro

Roberts PolyPro hired George Allen as the firm's director of sales for Packaging and Converting Solutions.

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May 6, 2010 - Press Release

Brenton Announces New BrentonPro Series of Case Packers

Brenton announced today its new BrentonPro Series of case packers.

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April 29, 2010 - Press Release

Retort Upgrades Improve Quality and Productivity at Canneries

Allpax announced today a new program to improve the quality and productivity of canneries through control system upgrades to vertical saturated steam and water immersion retorts.

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April 1, 2010 - Press Release

Case Labeling System for e-Pedigree & Track-and-Trace Solutions

While the Model 1400 is suitable for most corner wrap applications, the system can also be designed to fulfill e-pedigree or track-and-trace initiatives for the pharmaceutical industry.

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March 3, 2010 - Press Release

New General Manager Named At Roberts PolyPro

Roberts PolyPro has named Roy Tetreault to the position of general manager.

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February 10, 2010 - Press Release

Rennco Announces New Packager Model

Rennco, manufacturer of vertical bagging systems is proud to announce its introduction of the Model Vertic-L-PP vertical form fill seal packager.

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January 5, 2010 - Press Release

Innovative Machine from Wexxar/BEL Keeps Up with Production Demands while Saving on Energy Costs

The latest innovation in case sealing from Wexxar Packaging, a division of Pro Mach, is the BEL 290 fully automatic case sealer. The BEL 290 has been designed to meet the demands of heavy-duty applications and to minimize energy waste during slow or paused case production upstream.

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November 12, 2009 - Press Release

Extruded Beverage Handles and Carriers Improve Sustainability Scores

Roberts PolyPro detailed today how its lightweight, compact handles and multipack beverage carriers support the sustainability efforts of its customers by reducing material consumption and improving cube utilization.

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November 3, 2009 - Press Release

Axon Introduces a New Generation of Steam Shrink Tunnels

Axon introduces ThermoPoint(tm), a new generation of steam tunnels that ensure a quality shrink process for labels and tamper evident bands even on the most challengingly shaped packaging.

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September 24, 2009 - Press Release

Wexxar Packaging's New Motion-Enhanced Pin & Dome System on WF30 Case Formers Increases Reliability

Wexxar Packaging, a division of Pro Mach, has added the Festo electro-mechanical servo system to its patented Pin & Dome technology featured on WF30 case formers to deliver industry-leading control over higher speed case forming.

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September 15, 2009 - Press Release

New ID Technology 3-Panel Printer Applicator for Pallets

ID Technology has designed a 3-Panel Printer Applicator specifically for production lines requiring the application of multiple labels to boxes or pallets at the same point in the production line. This unique printer applicator allows one machine to do the work of three.

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September 15, 2009 - Press Release

Three-Point Wrap Labeling System for Greater Control

Labeling Systems (LSI) offers the Model 1500 Wrap System with a Three Point Wrap Station. The three point wrap station is ideal for applying long, narrow labels, or in applications that require orientation of the product to a certain physical feature, such as a seam or container handle.

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September 8, 2009 - Press Release

Brenton Announces New BantamPro ELS Top Load Case Packer

Brenton announced today its new BantamPro ELS top load case packer which provides customers with a flexible alternative to upgrade their manual low speed hand pack operations.

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August 13, 2009 - Press Release

Axon Delivers Faster Tamper Evident Banding for Straight-Wall Containers

Axon now offers a tamper evident banding solution for round, oval, and scround (combination of square and round) straight-wall packaging that delivers more than 200 units-per-minute throughput and faster and easier changeover between different size and shape packages.

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August 1, 2009 - Press Release

Standard Series of Labeling Systems from LSI

LSI is pleased to announce the release of its latest addition to its already robust line of labeling solutions - The Standard Series!

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July 28, 2009 - Press Release

Pro Mach names new Vice President and General Manager of Axon LLC

Pro Mach announces the appointment of Brad Wegner as Vice President and General Manager of its Axon LLC, division, a manufacturer of fully automated, heat-shrink labeling, tamper evident banding, and stretch sleeving equipment located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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July 14, 2009 - Press Release

Brenton Announces New Series 10 Case Packer: Cost effective upgrade from manual hand pack operations

Brenton announced today its new Series 10 case packer which provides customers with a flexible alternative to upgrade their manual low speed hand pack operations.

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July 14, 2009 - Press Release

Cost Effective Print & Apply Label Applicator Starting at $6,825

Starting with a base price at just $6,825, LSI offers a cost effective solution for print and apply labeling solutions.

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June 23, 2009 - Press Release

Pro Mach's Wexxar division expands tray forming solutions with acquisition of IPak Machinery

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its Wexxar Packaging division has acquired IPak Machinery Ltd., a leading designer and manufacturer of corrugated tray forming solutions based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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May 19, 2009 - Press Release

Rennco LLC celebrates 40 years of packaging solutions

Rennco LLC, manufacturers of vertical bagging systems, is proud to announce its 40th anniversary servicing customers in the packaging industry.

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April 29, 2009 - Press Release

Laboratory Retorts Shorten Development Time for Ready Meals

A new white paper from Amcor Flexibles describes how the company utilized an Allpax research and development retort to reduce time to market for ready meals packaged in high-barrier film pouches.

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March 31, 2009 - Press Release

New iCON Laser Coder for under $10,000!!!

ID Technology announces the new ID Technology iCON Laser by Macsa. The laser comes complete with integrated touchscreen interface, photocell, nose cone protection and mounting bracket for $9,980.

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February 23, 2009 - Press Release

Axon Patents High-Speed System for Shrink Sleeving Odd-Shaped Packaging

Axon has developed patented technology that triples the average throughput of shrink-sleeve labeling of cans, boxes, and other odd-shaped packaging from an industry average of 100 units per minute to 300 per minute, depending on the system.

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February 19, 2009 - Press Release

New Model e300 Economy Labeling Head

The Labeling Systems Model e300 is a full featured label applicator with variable speed stepper motor that achieves speeds up to 1,000" of label web per minute.

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February 4, 2009 - Press Release

Orion's New Dual Turntable Stretch Wrappers Boost Productivity

Orion Packaging Systems new dual turntable stretch wrappers, the Flex HPD Dual and Flex LPD Dual, increase production of unitized, secure pallet loads by allowing a single operator to simultaneously wrap a load while staging or removing a second one.

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January 20, 2009 - Press Release

Model ST1000 Now Available with Tamp Module

The ID Technology Model ST1000 is a full featured label applicator that is now available with a tamp application module. Like other ID Technology engineered equipment, the Model ST1000 has a modular, simple, user friendly design that sets this applicator above the competition.

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November 21, 2008 - Press Release

Rennco Announces New Bagger

Rennco announces the new Vertic-L Flexible Vertical L Bar Bagger

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November 5, 2008 - Press Release

Axon Adds High-End Capabilities to Its Basic and Mid-Level Sleeving and Tamper Band Applicators

Axon announced at Pack Expo 2008 the addition of high-end operator interface and communications capabilities to basic and mid-level EZ-Series and EZ-Seal shrink sleeving and tamper evident banding applicators.

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October 22, 2008 - Press Release

Allpax Introduces the World's Most Versatile Research and Development Retort

Allpax will introduce at Process Expo 2008 a research and development retort capable of producing seven different sterilization processes and four different modes of agitation, making this new modular system the world's most versatile laboratory retort.

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September 9, 2008 - Press Release

Innovative Basket Clamping System for Agitating Retorts Wins Patent for Allpax Products

Allpax Products has a new patented system for improving automated basket clamping during retort agitation. The patented system reduces wear on retort equipment, decreases maintenance time and cost, and improves overall throughput.

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September 4, 2008 - Press Release

Allpax Celebrates 22nd Anniversary with Best Sales Year Ever

Allpax received a 22nd anniversary gift that would be the envy of any company - the best sales year ever.

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June 12, 2008 - Press Release

Harsh Environment Protection For Model 250 Labeler

Engineers at ID Technology, a division of Pro Mach and a leading provider of labeling, coding and marking solutions, have developed a specialized Model 250 Label Printer Applicator for use in harsh environments.

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June 10, 2008 - Press Release

Orion Introduces New Rotary Flex Model Stretch Wrappers

Orion Packaging Systems introduced today its new high performance Flex Rotary Tower stretch wrapping machines. Both the Flex RTD (Rotary Tower Deluxe) and Flex RTA (Rotary Tower Automatic) feature Orion's reliable Insta-Thread film delivery system which provides a standard prestretch rate of 260%.

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April 7, 2008 - Press Release

Pro Mach Launches End-of-Line Industrial Sales Group and National Account Program

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today the launch of it's new End-of-Line Industrial Sales Group and End-of-Line National Account Program, which provide customers a single point of contact for all packaging machinery and integrated systems offered by Brenton, Currie, Orion and Wexxar/Bel brands.

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April 7, 2008 - Article

Roberts PolyPro Bottle Carriers Help Pepsi Increase Efficiencies

Roberts PolyPro, a division of Pro Mach, was recently featured in the April 2008 issue of Packaging Digest magazine highlighting their bottle handle solutions for a Pepsi Bottling Plant.

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March 19, 2008 - Press Release

Pro Mach Acquires Labeling Systems, Inc.

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Labeling Systems, Inc., better known as LSI, a leading designer and manufacturer of pressure sensitive labeling equipment. New Jersey-based LSI will become a division of Pro Mach's Identification and Tracking Business Unit.

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October 30, 2007 - Press Release

Ball Corporation Selects Allpax Retort to Test Shaka Process

Ball Corporation has selected Allpax Products' Research and Development retort to test their containers viability and effectiveness for Shaka and other retort processes.

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October 3, 2007 - Press Release

Wexxar Introduces New WF10 Automatic Case Former

Wexxar Packaging announced today its new WF10 fully automatic case former which provides a flexible, easy-to-use solution for forming a variety of cases of either right hand or left hand orientation on the same machine.

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September 18, 2007 - Press Release

Orion Introduces New Flex Model Stretch Wrappers

Orion Packaging Systems introduced today the first two models of its new Flex Series semi-automatic turntable stretch wrapping machines - the Flex HPD and Flex LPD.

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September 5, 2007 - Press Release

Brenton Engineering Introduces New Series 60 High Speed Case Packer

Brenton Engineering announced today its new Series 60 case packer which provides customers with a high speed flexible solution for loading a wide range of products in cases or trays on the same machine.

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September 5, 2007 - Press Release

Pro Mach names new President of End-of-Line Packaging Business Unit

Pro Mach, a leading provider of packaging line solutions and equipment, announces the appointment of Barry Heiser as President of its End-of-Line Business Unit.

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June 21, 2007 - Press Release

Pro Mach Features New Products from Six Divisions at Expo Pack Mexico City

Pro Mach, Inc., one of North America's leading providers of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, and pharmaceutical companies, is featuring new products and services from six of its 10 divisions at Expo Pack Mexico City, June 26-29.

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June 20, 2007 - Press Release

Shrink Sleeving Machines Have Own Heat Chamber

Axon Shrink Sleeving Equipment, complete with a radiant heat chamber, is capable of speeds up to 150ppm and has a sleeve layflat capacity from 15mm to 130mm.

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June 20, 2007 - Press Release

ID Technology Introduces IP65 Rated Laser Coders for Harsh Environments

ID Technology announces the availability of its Series KIP-1000 CO2 Laser Coding Systems with IP65 rating for harsh environments.

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June 7, 2007 - Press Release

Pro Mach relocating Quebec manufacturing operations to state-of-the-art facilities in Minnesota

To accommodate growth and better serve its customers, Pro Mach is relocating manufacturing operations for its Orion division from Laval, Quebec to expanded state-of-the-art facilities in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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May 7, 2007 - Press Release

Pro Mach's ID Technology division strengthens with acquisition of Markor Marking & Labeling Systems

Pro Mach's ID Technology division has acquired Markor Marking and Labeling Systems, a leading provider of identification products and services throughout Western North America.

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April 9, 2007 - Press Release

Allpax Signs Deal to License Shaka Process

Allpax has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Zinetec Ltd. of Oxfordshire, England, to become the sole U.S. licensee of the Shaka batch retort process, which significantly reduces sterilization times, improving the taste, color, texture and mouth feel of shelf-stable products.

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March 20, 2007 - Press Release

Axon Develops Pair of Heat Shrinkable Sleeve Labeling Systems

Axon, a division of Pro Mach, has created the EZ-Seal 200SL and the EZ-Seal 400SL. These heat shrinkable sleeve labeling systems are designed for use in a variety of industries including food, beverage, dairy, water, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, health & beauty aids, and industrial products.

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February 1, 2007 - Press Release

Eric Hanrahan joins Allpax as Director of Project Engineering

Eric Hanrahan, a 15-year veteran in development, testing and application engineering of automated batch retort systems and controls, has joined Allpax as a Director of Project Engineering.

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January 30, 2007 - Press Release

Pro Mach announces Mack Greene's retirement

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that Charles M. (Mack) Greene, President of its End-of-Line Business Unit, will retire January 31 this year.

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November 15, 2006 - Article

Axon customizes solution for Dow Chemical

Axon, a division of Pro Mach, was recently featured in the November 2006 issue of Packaging World magazine showcasing their custom solution for Dow Chemical.

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October 24, 2006 - Press Release

Allpax to unveil new Shaka R&D retort at Process Expo this month

Allpax Products will unveil its new Shaka™ R&D retort this month at the Process Expo tradeshow in Chicago (Booth #6521).

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October 23, 2006 - Press Release

Wexxar Packaging Introduces New Series of Fully Automatic Case Formers

Wexxar Packaging, a division of Pro Mach, will introduce its new WF series of fully automatic case formers at Pack Expo in Chicago.

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October 23, 2006 - Press Release

Axon introduces EZ-SEAL 400SL heat shrinkable sleeve labeling system

Axon, a division of Pro Mach, will introduce its new EZ-SEAL 400SL heat shrinkable sleeve labeling system at Pack Expo in Chicago.

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October 23, 2006 - Press Release

Rennco introduces new Centerfold Film Splicer for its Vertical Bagging and Sealing Systems

Rennco, a division of Pro Mach, will introduce its Centerfold Film Splicer for its vertical bagging and L-Bar sealing systems at Pack Expo in Chicago.

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October 23, 2006 - Press Release

Orion enhances Human Machine Interface on Semi-Automatic, Turntable Stretch Wrapping Systems

Orion Packaging, a division of Pro Mach, will unveil a new digital display and control panel for its semi-automatic, turntable stretch wrapping systems that provides users with easy to understand visual feedback for operating and adjusting the machines.

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October 20, 2006 - Press Release

EPC Gen2 Ready and New Bad Tag Reject

The 250r, ID Technology's RFID printer applicator, reads, writes and verifies RFID tags prior to printing and dispensing the tag/label onto a tamp pad for automatic application of the tag/label to a case or carton.

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September 6, 2006 - Press Release

Pro Mach's Brenton Engineering expands palletizing product line with acquisition of Currie Machinery

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its Brenton Engineering division has acquired the Currie Machinery Company, a leading provider of palletizing systems and material handling equipment.

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May 24, 2006 - Press Release

Pro Mach acquires Allpax Products to Add Retort & Sterilization Capabilities

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Allpax Products, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of sterilization, material handling and automated control systems for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

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May 8, 2006 - Press Release

Pro Mach's ID Technology strengthens nationwide customer support by acquiring The Glennon Group

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its ID Technology division has acquired The Glennon Group, a leading provider of labeling, marking and packaging systems and services throughout the Midwest.

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April 10, 2006 - Press Release

Pro Mach's Wexxar Packaging Division Strengthens Sales Leadership Team

Steve Holland appointed Sales Vice President; Jim Stoddard named National Sales Manager Distribution Group.

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March 8, 2006 - Press Release

Robin Thurgood named Vice President and General Manager of Pro Mach's Rennco division

Robin Thurgood, a 35-year veteran in packaging engineering and management, has been named Vice President and General Manager of Rennco, a leading manufacturer of vertical packaging and automated product handling solutions.

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January 30, 2006 - Press Release

Pro Mach's Brenton Engineering division acquires Robocaser product line from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its Brenton Engineering division in Alexandria, Minnesota has acquired the Robocaser product line from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, Inc.

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September 8, 2005 - Press Release

Media Alert: Pro Mach at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2005

Press conference to introduce new management team, new products, vision for delivering integrated packaging solutions and creating customer value. ( Pack Expo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Convention Center, Press Briefing Room, N 223 )

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August 15, 2005 - Press Release

Mark W. Anderson named President and Chief Operating Office of Pro Mach, Inc.

Pro Mach, Inc., a leading integrated packaging solutions provider for customers worldwide, announced today the appointment of Mark W. Anderson as President and Chief Operating Officer.

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December 14, 2004 - Press Release

Odyssey Investment Partners Acquire Pro Mach, Inc., packaging systems leader, from Frontenac Company

Odyssey Investment Partners LLC and Pro Mach, Inc., today announced the closing of their transaction whereby Odyssey will acquire Pro Mach from an investor group led by Frontenac Company LLC.

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