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Solvent-free spray adhesive in shapely PET bottles

Eclectic Products, Inc., Eugene, OR, has debuted new solvent-free, high-bond-strength E6000 Spray Adhesive, packaged in custom-contoured 8-oz PET bottles with a pinched-waist shape.
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Currently, the system at the Geismar facility is comfortably filling approximately 80 drums per hour per filling machine.
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Bulk liquid storage specialist expands customer services

Drum filling upgrade and turnkey system automation helps cut handling and transportation costs.
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PET bottle with rigid liner shows promise for multiple applications

New package for the dispensing and delivery of sensitive chemicals offers shatter-resistance, a light weight, and full product evacuation; technology is available for license.
GHS-compliant labels are produced on demand at OctoChem.
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On-demand labels a winner for specialty chemical supplier

Despite a down economy, business has been booming at a specialty chemical supplier.
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Ink-jet printer aids ingredient maker's move to full automation

Reliability, quality of output, ease of use, and seamless integration are among the benefits of new ink-jet printer selected by U.K. ingredient manufacturer Croda.
Ultra-concentrated car-wash chemicals part of unique delivery system
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Ultra-concentrated car-wash chemicals part of unique delivery system

A car wash-chemical dispensing system that replaces 30- and 55-gal high-density polyethylene drums with 1-gal containers and film bags of ultra-concentrated product has won an Environmental Impact award in the Secondary/Large-Format Packaging category of the 2011 Greener Package Awards.
Robotic palletizer handles two paint-filling lines
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Robotic palletizer handles two paint-filling lines

At Dunn-Edwards' new paint plant, this vacuum-gripper end effector carries a 220-lb payload, and the articulating robot can palletize 5-gal paint buckets at 44/min.
EASY SWITCHOVER. The induction sealer can be shifted between Floratine's two different jug size packaging lines without having t
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New cap, liner, and seal system perks up packaging performance

 Leaky and bloated containers get cut from turf management product roster.
CUSTOM CASING. The customized automatic wraparound case packer is PLC-controlled and servo-driven (above).
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Fast, flexible case changeovers

 Extruded soap block operation cuts changeover time from hours to minutes by upgrading to automated case packing.
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