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Platinum Press Inc. Enhances Capabilities with Installation of New Outsert Bundling System

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

Modular System for Feeding, Stacking and Gluing Twinserts & Multiserts onto Bottles Furthers NJ Facility’s Continued Ramp-up 

Oakland, NJPlatinum Press, Inc. (PPI) – a leading provider of healthcare packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical device and animal care sectors that specializes in labels, folding cartons (including secondary blister packaging), inserts/outserts and medication guides – has enhanced its capabilities with the installation of a new GluePac® outsert bundling system from equipment manufacturer G&K-Vijuk.  The modular system can feed, stack and glue twinsets and multiserts, turning multiple outserts into a single component for easy dissemination of important instructions to patients, pharmacists, or medical professionals.

The recent installation is part of a larger, ongoing ramp-up at Platinum Press’ Oakland, New Jersey facility.  The 47,000-sq-ft manufacturing space provides geographic convenience for East Coast customers, as well as additional capacity and redundancy of the company’s 100,000-sq-ft headquarters in Grand Prairie, TX.

The GluePac® system is composed of a conveyor, two- to four- PA15 folded-leaflet feeders (expandable and configurable to requirements), a gluing unit, and vertical delivery.  The servo-driven PA15 feeders are mounted perpendicularly to the conveyor and synchronized to precisely advance, rotate (90°), and feed outserts in proper order and orientation for bundling.  An optional camera system is available for OCR/Pattern matching and bar code reading at the feeding point of each PA15, ensuring correct composition of the sets.


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