Simplimatic Engineering's (Lynch-burg, VA) isometric air conveyor employs an innovative downstream/upstream airflow pattern to gently move cans and other lightweight cylindrical containers through the filling line.
The 6CM automatic bagger from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) has a continuous rotary filling system to fill up to 32 bags/min. Can be used for a wide range of products, including rice, seed, grain, chemicals and pet foods.
Plastic Bottle (Libertyville, IL) has introduced two F-style HDPE jugs, available with or without a window stripe. For household chemical, automotive, sanitary maintenance, pet products and marine products, the window stripe allows consumers to see the level of liquid and measure by using engraved gradations.
Dorner (Hartland, WI) has introduced a standard conveyorized table for ink-jet printing. Speeds range from 10' to 200'/min. Adaptable to most manufacturer's printheads, the table allows printing on tops, bottoms and sides of products requiring coding or identification.
The Model ITD-100 tray denesting machine from MGS Machine (Maple Grove, MN) automatically feeds trays up to 100/min out of a single magazine. The machine positively separates and pulls trays from the magazine using a combination of vacuum, pneumatic and mechanical principles.