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Sachet form/fill/seal

R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) has completed the first of a new series of form/fill/seal machines designed to meet full ISO metric standards. Developed from the company's Pouch King model, the PK4000 has linear web speeds of 100 m (328')/min, and can run at speeds to 1곚 sachets/min, using 80 mm (3.2") wide sachets.
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Bar code scanner

Computer Identics (Canton, MA) has introduced the CiMax(TM) 7500 high-performance bar code scanner for PDF 417 two-dimensional codes. Uses a unique technology that collects data from a tilted or skewed bar code by scanning it in sections and integrating those sections for decoding and validation.
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Case loader

Salwasser's (Reedley, CA) Model W-60 mechanical wraparound case former, loader and sealer reaches speeds of up to 18 cases/min and comes equipped with a 300-case horizontal magazine.
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Metal detector

The Metalchek 30 metal detector from Lock Inspection Systems (Fitchburg, MA) can be connected to a PC and printer for data analysis on rejects. Stores up to 100 product settings.
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Company backgrounder

Alvey, Inc. (St. Louis, MO) introduces a 16-page, four-color brochure, "The Solution's In Our System," that describes, through case histories, the company's approach to innovative material handling solutions for unique manufacturing and distribution applications.
Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet printer

Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) will debut its Jet-A-Mark CPS-16 high-resolution drop-on-demand ink-jet printer for coding on boxes, chipboard, kraft and other porous surfaces.
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Hot melt-coated tape

Linear Products (Vancouver, WA) has released RPT (Reinforced Paper Tape), a 2"-wide tape designed for cost-effective, heavy-duty reinforcement of corrugated boxes.
Machine Product Brief
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Printhead design

Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) new printhead design has a unique shape to facilitate printing at close proximity on awkwardly-shaped products or in difficult to reach locations.
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Hand-held bar-code verifiers

The Inspector® Series of hand-held bar-code verifiers from RJS (Monrovia, CA) was developed to help manufacturers meet national and international bar code standards.
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Chemical label printer

Avery Dennison, Soabar Products (Philadelphia, PA), has introduced a new laser printer that meets requirements for chemical container labeling.
Machine Product Brief
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Tamp-blow applicator

Label-Aire's (Fullerton, CA) Model 2138 inverted tamp/blow 2" stroke label applicator labels plastic containers at speeds to 12 cycles/min. In conventional tamp-blow processes, the tamp extends after the product is detected.
Machine Product Brief
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Labeling solutions

Avery Dennison (Philadelphia, PA) has released a full-color, eight-page brochure titled "Labeling Solutions for the Chemical Industry." It describes and illustrates the company's line of on-demand laser and thermal transfer printers, labeling software, consulting services and weather-resistant labels for chemical- and hazardous materials container applications.
Machine Product Brief
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Combination weigher

The Golden Eagle CV-14 combination weigher from Eagle Packaging (Oakland, CA) is designed for IQF poultry and meat packagers. It accommodates a broad range of sizes and shapes, with various compositions and coatings.
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High-speed label imprinter

The Champion PS-1 is a compact hot-stamp label imprinter from Norwood Marking Systems (Downers Grove, IL). It can print more than 600 messages/ min, with a minimum dwell time of 20 milliseconds.
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Ink-jet printer

Model 6100 ink-jet printing system from Foxjet (Arlington, TX) uses a nontoxic, nonhazardous solid ink to print small characters at up to 200 dpi at speeds to 250'/min.
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Communications software

Milltronics, Inc. (Arlington, TX) introduces Dolphin communications software, a new Windows(TM)-based software package that allows automatic parameter setup for the company's ultrasonic level measurement instrumentation.
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Bottom coder

Dalemark Industries (Lakewood, NJ) has introduced Model 801, a bottom coder/carrier that can integrate most printing systems including ink impression, noncontact ink-jet coding and label applicators.
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Wraparound tray/case packer

Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) will display a high-speed continuous-motion wraparound tray/case packer set up to run 12-oz cans. It can run a wide range of products at speeds to 85 cases/min.

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