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Integral bottle cleaner

Kaps-All Packaging Systems (Riverhead, NY) has introduced the Model AC-I Integral Bottle Cleaner. It inverts containers, blasts them with filtered ionized air and vacuums them over an effective range of up to 30" without the need for twist chutes or change parts.
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Continuous-motion cartoner

Formula 150 is a new medium-speed continuous-motion horizontal cartoner from Klockner Bartelt/Medipak (Sarasota, FL). Operates at speeds to 150 cartons/min.
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Soft texture containers

Suited for personal care products, the Velvasoft(TM) line of containers from Kranson Industries (St. Louis, MO) has a soft, smooth texture. The containers are available with a range of construction op-tions, including HDPE or LDPE inner layers.
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Automated CO2 tester

Model TS 91 CO2 Tester from Vibrac (Amherst, NY) is a compact bench top system that measures and stores precise results at the push of a button. A microprocessor computes the CO2 content from precise simultaneous measurements of pressure, temperature and relevant product formula.
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Label printer/applicator

Imtec (Bellows Falls, VT) has introduced the Acclaim400(TM) label printer designed to print and automatically apply labels to packages varying in height from .125" to 32".
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Capabilities brochure

Caliber Packaging Inc. (Cerritos, CA) has released a new capabilities brochure describing the full range of services and products provided to customers.
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Form/fill/seal system

Universal Packaging (Houston, TX) has redesigned the Mark Series automatic vertical f/f/s system to incorporate PLC-driven Touch Command software. All set-up and filler functions, including fill and production weights, seal temperatures, batch counts, machine timing and storage, can now be handled from a single control panel.
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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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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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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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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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Controls & drives brochure

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced a new 6-page color brochure that describes the complete range of digital control/drive schemes used to control individual motion axes as well as entire machine and production lines.
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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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