Thursday, May 23 2013 6:26 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:26:13 GMT
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement. Police say a 25-foot hole has opened in the building in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue. Two people living on theFull Story >
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Thursday, May 23 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:18:32 GMT
Interstate 71 Southbound is closed near Wilmington due to an overturned tractor trailer. One person received minor injuries. The accident happened around 3 A-M this morning. It is not known how longFull Story >
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Thursday, May 23 2013 6:11 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:11:45 GMT
The White House has named Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelbach as the 2013 Harvey Milk "Champion of Change." Seelbach will accept the award this Wednesday, May 22 (Harvey Milk Day) at the WhiteFull Story >
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SOURCE Xyntek, Inc.
BLACKSBURG, Va., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESS Technologies, Inc. and Xyntek-Antares have partnered to develop a track & trace case packing solution to be demonstrated in booth #3188 at the upcoming Interphex NY conference and exhibition at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on April 23-25, 2013.
The new ESS Technologies TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector/Loader will be integrated with the Xyntek-Antares Turn-key Serialization solution, which features the Antares Tracking System software and the Omnivision 360 degree Bottle Tracking System for serialization and aggregation, creating an automated case erector loader with integrated track & trace capability. This system allows pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to automate the case packing process; as well as to provide unit serialization and track & trace technology for all of the products being case packed.
"At Xyntek, we strive to continuously add to our world-class product lines and turn-key solutions for our customers, as is evident with the addition and the launch of the ESS Technologies TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector/ Loader. We are excited to see our customers at Interphex this year and unveil this new product through ESS Technologies," says Mac Hashemian, P.E., President & Chief Executive Officer at Xyntek, Inc.
Kevin Browne, President of ESS Technologies, Inc. added, "We welcomed the opportunity to partner with Xyntek-Antares to showcase a straight forward and simple approach to integrating track & trace systems with automated packaging machinery. We've seen an increase in requests for this type of equipment, and we wanted to show customers and Interphex attendees a real-world solution."
The TaskMate® Robotic Case Erecting and Loading System integrates a FANUC LR Mate 200iC/5L multi-axis robot with ESS-designed end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) to create a compact and low-cost case packing system. Other FANUC robot models may be specified, depending on the required payload. Vacuum cups on the special robot EOAT pick an RSC case blank from a magazine. The case is erected, the bottom is taped closed, and the case is placed in the loading position. For the Interphex NY demonstration, bottles will be fed to the robotic cell via a conveyor. The Xyntek-Antares Omnivision 360 degree Bottle Tracking System will read the unique serial number on the labeled bottle and aggregate it to a "dummy" code on the bottom of the bottle. This aggregation will enable a 100% verification of the bottles as they are packed by the TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector into the case.
After the bottles leave the Xyntek-Antares Omnivision 360 degree Bottle Tracking System, they are collated into a 4x3 pack pattern. The robot will then pick the entire pack pattern and load it into the case. Right before placing the bottles in the case, an integrated Cognex high-resolution smart camera will read all of the bottom codes of the bottle bundle as they are being packed into the case by the robot. The Xyntek-Antares Tracking System software will confirm the unique serial numbers based on the pack pattern and print a case label to complete the bottle to case aggregation. The robot EOAT then pushes the loaded case onto an exit conveyor; the case may be sealed manually, or secondary-closing systems can be integrated. The system will handle up to 5 cases per minute, providing an automated alternative to manual case packing processes. The custom designed EOAT can be configured to handle a wide variety of products. The system is also ideally suited for integration with track and trace applications.
About ESS Technologies, Inc.
ESS Technologies, Inc., founded in 1993, specializes in complete packaging line design, manufacture, and integration. Our product expertise includes Monoblock fillers/cappers, automatic horizontal cartoners, robotic palletizing systems, robotic case packers, wrap around case packers, robotic pallet cells, and custom designed robotic systems. ESS is a Strategic Partner with FANUC Robotics America in the area of secondary packaging and palletizing pharmaceuticals. Engineered for reliability and efficiency, ESS Technologies' products offer you tomorrow's packaging technology today.
Xyntek-Antares offers a suite of Serialization, Track & Trace, and e-Pedigree hardware and software modules, turnkey full systems integration, GMP Validation, and Project Management services to help Life Sciences manufacturing companies define and execute on a serialization strategy that covers the factory floor and packaging lines through the entire enterprise and Supply Chain. With nearly 300 serialization implementations worldwide, and over 114 with full aggregated lines, from the unit through case through the pallet, the Xyntek- Antares solution is the most proven and mature solution in the world.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
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An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
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Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-05-22 20:39:05 GMT
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday. JoeyFull Story >
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
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