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Omega Design Corp.: Bottle unscrambler

The Bauman ACO bottle unscrambler from Omega Design (Exton, PA) requires no tools for container changeover. Handling 500-mL to 5-L bottles at speeds from 150 to 600/min, automatic changeover is directed through a PLC.
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European Packaging Machinery, Inc: Tf/f/s machine for food applications

Alfa Machine (Athens, Greece), represented in the U.S. by European Packaging Machinery (Tennent, NJ), has introduced a new tf/f/s machine for the food industry.
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Palletizer

With a single rear infeed, the 910 Series palletizer from Alvey (St. Louis, MO) runs in continuous motion to load cases at speeds from 60 to 120 cases/min.
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Partition former/inserter

The YH1900 partition inserter from R.A. Pearson (Spokane, WA) laminates corner posts, then forms and folds H-style partitions (as shown with product) from flat blanks before placing them into RSC or HSC cases or display trays.
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CTC Parker Automation: Hybrid control white paper

A new white paper from CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH) describes the concept of the PC-based logic controller, or “PCLC,” a hybrid controller said to combine the best attributes of both PLCs and PC-based controls.
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Advanced Micro Controls Inc: Networkable PLS

The Nexus programmable limit switch, from Advanced Micro Controls (Terryville, CT), is a high-speed resolver-based PLS with up to 16 outputs that comes with a ControlNet interface.
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Omron Electronics LLC: Ultra-slim micro PLC

Omron’s (Schaumburg, IL) new CPM2C micro PLC incorporates a range of communications options and functionality into a unit measuring 33mmWx65mmDx90mmH (1.3”W x2.6”Dx3.5”H).
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Klockner Hansel Tevopharm USA: Flow wrapper

The servo-driven Pack 200 horizontal flow wrapper from Klockner Hänsel Tevopharm (Sarasota, FL) uses cold- or heat-sealable film to wrap bakery and confectionery products at speeds to 350 packs/min.
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Evergreen Packaging: Fillers for milk or juice

Two new fillers from Evergreen (Cedar Rapids, IA) package fresh refrigerated milk or juice at speeds to 3ꯠ gabletop cartons/hr. The GTL-1000 (shown) fills 250- to 1걶-mL (8.45- to 38.9-oz) cartons, while the GTN-1000 fills 125- to 500-mL (4.23- to 16.9-oz) cartons.
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CTC Parker Automation: Industry's first PCLC

MachineLogic™ PC Logic Controller (PCLC), from CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH), combines PC-based open design with the reliability and cost-effectiveness of PLCs.

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