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Carton/case loader

 Equipped with FANUC delta robots, the Schneider top-loading, robotic, vertical carton/case loader locates, inspects, orients and nests product in high-speed pick-and-place applications.  

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Load transfer station

The Columbia machine load transfer station with pallet cart allows a fork truck driver to place the “go to” pallet onto a pallet cart.
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Case history: Dock doors provide solutions that go beyond just safety

Examining opportunities to improve dock doors can yield productivity gains and good return on investment.

Different types of product production and facility environments require different solutions.

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Vegetable processor improves productivity and capacity of canning operation with a fully automated retort room

Far less labor is required in the new high-efficiency system.
Due to the processing’s seasonal nature, 24 hour per day, seven day per week uptime is required.
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Loading system

An independent product handling unit, the Kliklok-Woodman CLS120 Cascade loading system features fully adjustable, 3-stage vertical rotor vanes for the collation, stacking and transfer of bags, sachets, ready meals and pizzas.
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Tray loader-former

 Completely servo-driven, the Polypack intermittent motion tray loader-former runs at speeds up to 20 trays/min.  

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Lifting device

 Allowing nearly weightless movement of loads up to 350kg, the Konecranes ATB AirBalancer lifting device achieves movement speeds up to 390 ft./sec. and includes an automatic load balancing feature that allows operators to move loads in zero gravity mode.  

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Inflatable shelter

Providing an energy seal for climate-controlled loading docks, the Kelley KI-450 inflatable shelter puts little or no pressure on building walls.

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Empty container handlers

 Available in either single-or double-stacking configurations, Konecranes empty container handling lift trucks have a box-type chassis, lift masts and tilt cylinders.  

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Spring assist door

Featuring an internal custom torsion spring, the Goff’s G2 Lite spring assist door has an interior chain-pull quick-release feature.

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Efficiently Unload Food From Containers

Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Food and personal care companies are continually challenged with unloading different thicknesses of food from a variety of container sizes and shapes, while maintaining strict sanitary standards. Food products can include...

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


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2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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