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Bar code guide

Bar Code Systems, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) has released a third edition of "A Guide to Bar Coding." The guide, which offers more illustrations and updated industry specifications, includes information on the new UCC/EAN-128 Coupon Extended Code specifications, in-store coupon specifications, and an updated list of coupon values.
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EAS applicator

Sonoco Label Group's (Charlotte, NC) new electronic article surveillance (EAS) applicators apply EAS labels to folding carton interiors at speeds to 600 tags/min.
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Tubular bagger

Marken (Argelato, Bologna, Italy) is introducing the M.T.B. IT12 automatic tubular bagging machine. At speeds to 20/min, it fills granulates and powders into flat or pre-gusseted tubular PE bags.
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Case palletizer

The Model 72 semi-automatic case palletizer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) allows packagers to increase their palletizing speed, while minimizing operator fatigue and injury.
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Company backgrounder

RPMI Inc. (Mason, OH) introduces new literature on RPMI's experience and capability as a single source for packaging solutions. The brochure discusses the company's formation and technological evolution, along with comprehensive background information on its top corporate executives.
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Vertical conveyor

Mass-Tier® is a vertical conveying system from I.J. White (Farming-dale, NY) capable of processing up to 3ꯠ containers/min. Can handle five lines simultaneously, each with a dedicated discharge, eliminating the need for single line entry, combiners, singulators and accessory equipment.
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Products catalog

Diagraph Corp. (St. Louis, MO) has unveiled its new, full color 1996 Industrial Marking Products Catalog that offers "back-to-back" solutions for displaying information.
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Thermal transfer ribbons

Coding Products (Kalkaska, MI) has released four-color process and spot-color thermal transfer ribbons. For use in four-head printers, the DuraFast Color System prints graphics and bar codes in a time saving, one-pass operation.
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Bar code scanner

The Symbol LS 3200 ER extended range hand-held scanner from Symbol Technologies (Bohemia, NY) reads bar codes of most any size at distances ranging from near contact to over 35'.
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Conveyor belt flights

Series 400 flights from Intralox (Harahan, LA) are used with the Series 400 flat top belts for elevating products on a conveyor. These flights require no vulcanizing or fastening.
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Bar coding software

CoStar (Greenwich, CT) has introduced Bar Code Value Pack, an all-in-one package for businesses implementing a bar code system. It includes components necessary to create, print and read bar codes.
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Digital drive

The DKR digital AC servo drive from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) is for converting equipment such as unwinding/rewinding, rotary die cutting and flexographic presses that require up to 93 kW (125 HP) continuous motor power at up to 10ꯠ rpm.
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Cost cutting pallet purchases

The National Wooden Pallet and Container Assn. (Arlington, VA) has introduced a new twelve-page, full-color booklet titled "How to Save Money on Pallets." The booklet offers seven money-saving "lessons" with tips on how to reduce costs throughout the whole life of the pallet.
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Tapered container labeler

To eliminate difficulties associated with label application to tapered containers, Auto Labe (Ft. Pierce, FL) has developed a semi-automatic labeler that applies crescent- shaped labels to small, tapered, round containers.
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Flow wrapper

Cavanna mid- and high-speed flow wrappers from Rodico (Upper Saddle River, NJ) are now equipped with high-resolution full-color display panels. A 14" color monitor allows quick input of data, prompt reading of machine status and highly detailed information with photographic images of spare parts and scaled changeovers.
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Aseptic tub filler

Autoprod (Clearwater, FL) has introduced a new Gasti high-speed aseptic tub filler that uses servo-drives for product-specific settings of filling and transport parameters.
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Hot melt equipment

The AS Series of hot melt equipment from Airprint Systems (New Smyrna Beach, FL) offers touch-screen capabilities in English, Spanish, French, or German.
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Compact disc tins

Independent Can (Belcamp, MD) has introduced a new tin designed for packaging compact discs and CD-ROMs. Made of 88# tinplate, it measures 4 13/16" W x 5 9/16" H x 3/8" deep.

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