Product News: Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation
Shrink Sleeve Applicators feature stainless steel design.
Press Release Summary:
February 12, 2013 - Available in 304 SS for wet-filling rooms and 316 SS for corrosion resistance, Prime and Premium Aurora models offer applicator speeds up to 150 and 300 full-body shrink sleeves/min, respectively. In-line mandrel-style units feature modular EtherNet/IP control platform as well as recipe functionality, left/right hand orientation, bilingual operation, and electric height adjustment. Applications include beverages, dairy products, household chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.
Original Press Release
Axon Showcases Its Newest Full-Body Shrink Sleeve Applicator at West Pack - The Aurora
Press release date: February 8, 2013
At West Pack, Axon will demonstrate the Stainless Steel Aurora, an Aurora option for wet-rooms and other demanding environments. (Axon Booth # 5235)
RALEIGH, North Carolina — Axon, powered by Pro Mach, is featuring at West Pack, February 12-14, at the Anaheim Convention Center, the stainless steel version of the Aurora, a series of in-line mandrel-style shrink sleeve applicators. (Axon Booth #5235)
The two Aurora models – Prime and Premium – offer applicator speeds up to 150 and 300 full-body shrink sleeves per minute, respectively. The stainless steel frame options in 304 grade for wet-filling rooms and 316 grade for increased corrosion resistance are ideal for full shrink sleeve labeling for beverages, dairy products, household chemicals, nutraceuticals, and pharmaceuticals.
Aurora applicators deliver simplified operation, maintenance, and line integration through the industry standards defined by Packaging Machinery Language (PackML). The units also feature a modular EtherNet/IP control platform from Rockwell Automation.
Along with a variety of standard features, including recipe functionality, left or right hand orientation, bilingual operation, electric height adjustment, and a performance guarantee, Axon offers numerous custom options for Aurora units. This means customers only pay for the features most beneficial to their unique environment.
Axon also has its own steam tunnels and conveyors, which means that the company can help customers pull together a unified line that delivers high throughput, superior quality, and low waste. Additionally, Axon can assist customers in finding the right film and filler suppliers for the product being packaged.
In keeping with Pro Mach’s ProCustomer initiative, which is a set of standards for all Pro Mach companies to meet or exceed stringent customer support criteria, Axon has stocked a Nevada warehouse with high-wear parts to reduce shipping time and costs for customers in the western United States. Support personnel are also available on the west coast.
“Axon has the broadest range of shrink- and stretch-sleeving equipment in the industry – from flexible electro-pneumatic to higher speed, higher volume servo-driven machines,” said Brad Wegner, vice president and general manager, Axon. “We have equipment to satisfy any production requirement and are able to grow with the customer. Our focus is on maximum uptime and maximum customer satisfaction.”
For more information on the innovative Aurora series of in-line mandrel-style shrink sleeve applicators, now with a demanding environments option, call 1-800-598-8601 and visit www.axoncorp.com to learn more about the company’s heat-shrink labeling, tamper-evident banding, and stretch-sleeving equipment.
Axon is a leading manufacturer of fully automated, heat-shrink labeling, tamper-evident banding, and stretch-sleeving equipment. With more than 30 years experience delivering products and solutions that are affordable, reliable, versatile, and easy to use, Axon sets the standard for technology development and customer value within the industries it serves. Visit Axon at www.axoncorp.com.
About Pro Mach
Pro Mach, Cincinnati, Ohio, is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through three business units and related divisions, Pro Mach provides equipment, training, installation, and parts in primary packaging, end-of-line packaging, and identification and tracking. www.ProMachInc.com