NJM/CLI Introduces e-Pedigree Serialization Solutions

Jul 29, 2008

Lebanon, NH – July 29, 2008 - NJM/CLI introduces a new integrated packaging line that complies with electronic pedigree serialization and track-and-trace initiatives for regulated pharmaceuticals. The turnkey line affixes serialized 2-D bar codes or RFID labels on bottles, bundles, cases and pallets, captures the serialized codes and makes the data available to e-pedigree software via an Ethernet connection. This packaging line helps pharmaceutical manufacturers reduce counterfeiting and assure patient safety while improving inventory management.

As the line integrator, NJM/CLI combines field-proven, best-in-class technologies including Optel vision systems, Omega shrink bundlers, Belcor case erectors and case tapers and NJM/CLI labelers such as the Model 130 Bronco pressure sensitive labeler and Model 400 print & apply labeler. Offering customers single source responsibility, turnkey line integration services and full validation support, NJM/CLI’s “total solution” approach eases implementation and assures a seamless experience.

NJM/CLI’s standard e-pedigree serialization line handles square bottles from 50 to 950 cc. Options for handling non-square bottles are available. Using a thermal transfer printer to produce 2-D bar codes, the standard line can handle up to 200 bottles per minute. If higher speeds are required, NJM/CLI can integrate an optional laser coder for 2-D bar code printing. The standard line on exhibit at Pack Expo features a semi-automatic case packer and palletizer but fully automated options are available.

The turnkey line begins with NJM/CLI’s servo-driven Model 130 Bronco pressure sensitive labeler, followed by a vision system from Optel to capture and control item-level serialized codes. A separating wheel and reject shelf enables defects to be ejected automatically from the line. An Omega SL-18 Shrink Bundler is followed by NJM/CLI’s Model 400 Print & Apply labeler with an optional Zebra RFID printer and a second Optel vision system. After the collection tray, a Belcor 507 Case Erector and Belcor 252 Case Taper, a second Model 400 Print & Apply labeler, with optional Zebra RFID printer, is followed by the third Optel vision system.

About NJM

NJM is a single-source provider of automated packaging machinery for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biopharmaceutical, and personal care industries. Established over 100 years ago, NJM is both a manufacturer of select equipment and an integrator specialist for complete lines that require a high-level of market niche expertise, assisting customers from the earliest stages of project planning and line design through implementation and production. Their offerings include stand-alone solutions and turn-key integrated systems for liquid and solid dose products. NJM is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Pharma business line, NJM helps our customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about NJM at www.NJMPackaging.com and more about ProMach at www.ProMachBuilt.com.

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