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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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Stepper-driven labeling head

The ModuLine p-s labeler from Quadrel (Eastlake, OH) is now available with microprocessor control and full variable-speed, stepper driven labeling heads as a standard feature.
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Chain conveyor

A new chain roller conveyor from Hytrol Conveyor (Jonesboro, AR) features tapered tread rollers to aid in alignment of packages through the curve area.
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Continuous weight indicator

Ramsey (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the Mini Model 11-100 digital continuous weight indicator for food, chemical, paper and plastic applications.
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Thermal transfer label printer

The Magic 300 large-capacity thermal/thermal transfer label and tray printer from Tharo Systems (Brunswick, OH) uses a microprocessor to reach speeds to 6"/sec with 300 dpi.
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Stripe metallizing

Stripe metallizing for thin and extensible materials from Union Industries (Providence, RI) increases design options while offering source reduction and cost savings.
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Conveying systems brochure

An eight-page brochure from Fleetwood Systems (Countryside, IL) provides an overview of conveyor systems for package making and filling based on magnetic, mechanical, air, and vacuum technologies.

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