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Bosch Automation Technology: Automation training

Training products for fluid power professionals from Bosch Automation Technology (Racine, WI) comprise hardware and textbooks along with an interactive multimedia system of 7 CD-ROMs.
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GE Fanuc Automation: Touchscreen

GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, GA) has made an addition to its QuickPanel family of slim-profile touchscreen graphical operator interfaces. The 6’’ TFT QuickPanel Jr.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: PLC control system

Designed for use in the liquid packaging industry, Elf Machinery’s (La Porte, IN) variable-speed, start/stop pump filler has an Allen-Bradley PLC control system from Rockwell Automation with an integrated touch-screen.
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Hooper Engineering: Hf/f/s system with Internet link

Hooper’s (Sarasota, FL) N2500 hf/f/s machine has a server embedded in its PLC, which enables monitoring of production data and service statistics from anywhere in the world via the Internet.
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CTC Parker Automation: Ethernet driver

CTC Parker Automation’s (Milford, OH) Allen-Bradley Ethernet Driver allows use of its Interact HMI software for Ethernet communications to Allen-Bradley SLC-5 and PLC-5 controllers on the factory floor.
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Graphic Packaging Corporation: Graphic Packaging Corporation: Graphic Packaging Corporation: Graphic Packaging Corporation: Conference proceedings

Packaging Strategies (West Chester, PA) has made the proceedings from its Packaging Strategies 2000 conference available. Presentations given by executives at Huhtamäki Van Leer, Graphic Packaging Corp., Netgrocer, Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Rexam PLC, Pechiney Plastic Packaging, and Graham Packaging Co., L.P.
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PLC catalog

GE Fanuc (Charlottesville, VA) has released a color catalog describing its new line of VersaMax™ Nano and Micro programmable logic controllers. Devices combine PLC and I/O into 1 unit that can fit in 1 hand.
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Flex America Inc: Flex America Inc: Vf/f/s labeler

EPI Labelers (New Freedom, PA) has introduced a Flex-Pac Labeler™ that integrates to Ishida APEX vf/f/s bagmakers. Applies single-ply or multi-ply, coupon stock or reclosable labels as the bags are being filled.
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Hayssen, Inc A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: Vf/f/s system

The Ultima® ST vf/f/s bagger from Hayssen (Duncan, SC) measures bag lengths faster than conventional machines, says the company, allowing more time for the filling and sealing stages.
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Nyden Corporation: Single-axis stepper control

Single-axis board-level PLG200 stepping motor controller from Nyden Corp. (San Jose, CA), interfaces with all standard 2- and 5-phase stepping motor drives and motors.

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