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Supplies catalog

Associated Bag Co. (Milwaukee, WI) has released a 101-page catalog highlighting all of the traditional and hard-to-find packaging supplies offered by the company.
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Case packer with easy-loading magazine

Thiele/Frontier Products (Minneapolis, MN) has developed a patented new design for case packers that allows simplified magazine loading. Unlike most designs that are gravity-fed and require feeding from as much as 8' from the floor, this new design is fully mechanical and cam-actuated.
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Machine vision system

High-speed additions have been made to the Powervision® family of machine vision products from Acuity Imaging (Nashua, NH). Powervision 900 and 920 use a proprietary technology called Power Pipeline Board, which allows one image to be processed as another is being acquired.
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Can end washer/dryer

Ambec's (Owings Mills, MD) washer and dryer assembly is available for 202 cans, as well as other sizes. It removes metal particles, dirt, soap and contaminated water residue from cans.
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Canmaking

Packaging Technologies & Inspection's (Tuckahoe, NY) Wilco aerosol leak tester inspects up to 600 cans/min. Positions empty cans in a testing chamber that's sealed from the bottom.
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Water-based coatings

Reichhold Chemicals (Research Triangle Park, NC) has introduced a new line of water-based paper coatings that repel grease, oil, moisture and water vapor.
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Corrugating systems

Erhardt + Leimer's Corrugated Div. (Spartanburg, SC) offers three web guiding systems for the corrugating industry that stabilize and align the web either to the machine center or in reference to the outer liner.
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Intermittent cartoner

Roberts Systems (Charlotte, NC) has introduced an on-demand, multi-axis servo-controlled intermittent cartoner called Servostar(TM). This multipack cartoner erects, loads, closes and seals cartons at speeds to 65/min, with 12" between cartons.
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Applications news

Oak Brook, IL-based U.S. Can Co. plans to open next year its first overseas manufacturing plant, a 330ꯠ sq' aerosol container making facility in Wales, UK.
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Vitamin E supplement

Hoffmann-La Roche (Paramus, NJ) has introduced the first issue of The Vitamin E Supplement. To be published quarterly and distributed internationally, the full-color supplement highlights the latest technical and business information on the use of Ronotec® Vitamin E-based antioxidants for the production of plastic packaging.
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Bagmaking

CMD Corp. (Appleton, WI) introduces Model 6052 Drawtape Module for the production of drawtape plastic bags. Includes four driven ribbon unwinds for various ribbon spools, reliable tube slitting, servo-driven rotary thumb and hem vent cutting unit.
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Products brochure

Western Atlas Inc.'s Material Handling Systems Div. (Hebron, KY) has introduced a full-color, 20-page brochure that describes each of the firm's product lines in detail, including AS/R systems, sortation products, palletizers, table-top conveyors, case conveyors and monorail, and software and controls.
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Customizable printer

Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) LPT/1050 Series thermal/thermal-transfer printer can be customized for users' specific needs. Model LPT/1053 prints at 300 dpi and Model LPT/1050 prints at 203 dpi.
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Components

Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has unveiled a new 8-page brochure: "Solutions for Food & Beverage Packaging, Food Processing and Flexible Packaging." It describes how individual components such as sensors, process controllers, PLCs, timers and counters, operator interfaces, RFID and machine vision systems can work together with existing automation to provide total automation solutions.
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Materials

International Paper's Thilmany Div. (Kaukauna, WI) introduces a superclean pulp with 50% moisture content and up to 80% less sand than standard versions.
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Pad printing system

Designed to print on unique non-flat surfaces, such as golf balls, medical devices and automotive parts, Imtran Industries (Newburyport, MA) has developed a new pad printing system with a three-dimensional programmable feature.
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Printing

Roland Digital Group (Irvine, CA) ColorCAMM printer/vinyl cutter allows commercial printers and graphics houses to produce short-run labels and tags.
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Coated paper

Sterling® Ultra Brite(TM) C1S is a new coated-one-side paper from Westvaco (New York, NY) that offers a GE brightness level of 90. Available in 60#, 70#, 80# and 100# weights.

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