ACMA GD's (Bologna, Italy) Model 770 cartoning machine for soap can be equipped with different feed systems to meet specific production needs. It can insert single bars of soap into boxes at speeds of 500/min, or two bars into one box at 250/min.
Scotchban(TM) Protector FC-807A from 3M Paper & Packaging Products (Minneapolis, MN) is a new water-based coating for paper-based packaging developed in response to a marketplace need for a solvent- and VOC-free material.
Alloyd (DeKalb, IL) has introduced two new options for its 2SM1428 Level Three two-station medical shuttle heat seal machine. Users can now measure sealing temperature at the tray flange for every cavity and view sealing pressure in lb/sq" for each tray sealed.
Graham Labelling Systems (Essex, U.K.) has developed the AC-driven Admiral programmable multi-head labeling machine. It synchronizes speeds of various bottle handling and label positioning systems to ensure precise label-to-bottle transfer at speeds to 230'/min.
The Carousel 80 sealed ink cup transfer pad printer from Trans Tech America (Carol Stream, IL) is designed for five-color printing on three-dimensional or irregular surfaces, with quality comparable to offset printing, says the company.
AccuLift Inc. (Blanchester, OH) discusses developing custom solutions for diverse palletizing and depalletizing needs in a new color brochure. The company builds systems to meet client objectives, from increasing productivity to decreasing heavy manual lifting.