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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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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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Leak testers

Packaging Technologies & Inspection (Tuckahoe, NY) will introduce additions to the Wilcomat line of leak testers. Wilcomat 02 is a single-station leak tester for blow molders.
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Printer/applicator

The Vision 3500 printer/applicator from I.D. Images (Strongsville, OH) integrates a tabletop thermal-transfer printer with a microprocessor-controlled tamp- or blow-on applicator to provide an economical next-out print-and-apply system.
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End loader and carton closer

Bradman-Lake (Charlotte, NC) will unveil its new Challenger SL 302 automatic end-loader and top-load carton closer at interpack. The SL 302 uses an adjustable magazine gate to adjust height of carton hopper to produce up to 300 cartons/min.
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Flat-panel computer

The ErgoTouch®-3000 from Dynapro Technologies (New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada) is a durable, versatile touch screen computer that can be customized to control packaging machinery on a line.
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PET sauce bottles

Plaxicon (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) has introduced a new stock line of sauce bottles for salad dressings, sauces or marinades. These 16- and 32-oz PET bottles include an injection-molded 38-mm neck finish with a dripless feature.
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Vial and stopper feeder

A new quick-change, no-tool changeover feature has been developed by Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) for its FS-12H automatic filling and stoppering machine.
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Semi-automatic liquid filler

National Instrument's (Baltimore, MD) Filamatic Model WRP-1 semi-automatic volumetric liquid filling system fills containers from pints to multi-gallons with ±0.5% accuracy.
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Measuring scoop

A new Measurex® 16-oz measuring scoop is available as a stock item from S&L Plastics (Nazareth, PA). Made of FDA-approved PP, it is suitable for both dry and liquid products.
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Horizontal cartoner

The Flexo-Tray® horizontal cartoner from Tisma Machinery (Elk Grove Village, IL) has a uniquely designed article bucket conveyor. During operation, article buckets expand fully at product transfer stations to offer a large and forgiving transfer window.
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Rotary fillers

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) line of continuous-motion and indexing model rotary fillers can fill powders, granules and flakes into most rigid containers at speeds from 60 to 400/min.
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Label applicator

The System I roll-on labeler from Lord Label (Arlington, TX) is now available with a side drive to provide consistent orientation on lightweight products as they're conveyed through the applicator.
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Label specifications

Steven Label Corp. (Santa Fe Springs, CA) has introduced Label Engineering Principles & Guidelines, a comprehensive guide designed to show engineers how to create label specifications without errors.
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Full-line brochure

Rennco, Inc. (Homer, MI) releases a new colorful brochure to display its full line of packaging machines and systems. Many optional attachments are also shown such as the low-profile shrink tunnel, several infeed and discharge conveyor systems and many other special options to efficiently handle specific packaging problems.
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Margarine filling system

Autoprod (Clearwater, FL) will demonstrate its new Fast-Pak 1x2 DK margarine filling system at the Jagenberg booth. It fills 1- to 10-oz preformed cups at speeds to 80/min.
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Horizontal bagger brochure

Formost Packaging Machines, Inc. (Woodinville, WA) offers a four-page, full-color brochure that describes and illustrates the horizontal Formost GT bagger, designed to operate at speeds up to and beyond 90 packages per/min.

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