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PET jars

Berman Brothers (Chicago, IL) has introduced a new line of PET jars, available in 9-, 20.5-, 24- and 32-oz stock sizes. They can be used for a variety of food and other products.
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Conveying capabilities

Dorner (Hartland, WI) has released a free, six-min-ute video outlining the cap-abilities of its conveyor systems, including design, component integration and in-plant set-up and testing, as well as service and support.
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Tapered rubber stoppers

Tapered rubber stoppers from AME (Towaco, NJ) feature 60-durometer silicone rubber and are ideal for high-temperature applications up to 500° F. Masks and plugs for painting and plating applications are also available.
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Label printer/applicator

Benefits and specifications of the Model 8221 mini label printer are described in a four-color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The 8221 prints and applies labels at up to 65 labels/min with a placement accuracy of ±1/16" and features an LCD display for simple set up, operation and maintenance.
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Tag cutter/stacker

Designed to accommodate the maximum production speed of Avery Dennison's (Philadelphia, PA) Soabar® SPX-390 thermal transfer printer, the high-speed tag cutter/stacker comes with a center pusher assembly, which permits stacking of tags printed three-up for triple throughput.
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Case sealer

Wilton Packaging (Palatine, IL) has introduced the Model SD20FCSS automatic case sealer, which handles cartons from 6" x 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" to an unlimited length x 20" x 20".
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Pickup head

Pacific Products (San Diego, CA) has introduced a pickup head for palletizing heavy shrink wrap loads, bags, bales or cases. Can reach speeds to 30 bundles/min using the PR-Series palletizing robots.
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Case histories

Design Technology (Billerica, MA) now offers free capsule case histories highlighting solutions to packaging and automation problems, including custom-designed and built packaging, assembly and processing systems for the food, medical, personal care, pharmaceutical, apparel, paper, and other industries.
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Large-character ink jet

The Series 1 large-character and bar code ink jet system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) can print at speeds to 650 feet/min and produces bar codes with a guaranteed 99.9% read rate.
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Bar code systems

Monarch Marking (Dayton, OH) features its line of bar code systems in a new four-color brochure that also shows how to integrate the systems into a reliable auto ID arrangement.

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