FreshPax(TM) oxygen absorbing packets from Multiform Desiccants (Buffalo, NY) are now available in strip form. They are designed for use on the company's dispensing systems, which dispense single or mul-tiple pac-kets at speeds to 400/min.
Klockner Ho/oonsel Tevopharm's (Sarasota, FL) new high-speed horizontal flow wrapper was designed specifically for hard-boiled candy, medicinal loz-enges, chewing gum and other solid, regularly shaped products.
PartsPro(TM) is a new Windows-based inventory management software program from A&D Weighing (Milpitas, CA). Its database allows flexible entry and reporting of parts, containers, multiple locations and inventory information.
MasterMove version 3.0 from Vantageware (San Diego, CA) is software designed for distribution center management. It reduces distribution costs while enabling greater flexibility in distribution center operations.
Blueprint Automation (Booth #1235) will introduce its 2-axis Robotic Pick and Place module. It's available for use with the VCR-series of case packing systems for flexible bagged products and can reach speeds of 40 cycles/min.
New Auto-Colt II® automatic pressure-sensitive labeling machine from New Jersey Machine (Booth #601) for the pharmaceutical and food industries applies labels to containers ranging in size from 1-oz to 1-gal at speeds to 200 labels/min with stepper drive.
Rated at 450 can/min speeds, CarnaudMetalbox Engineering's (Norwalk, CT) 5500 combination can bodymaker/trimmer enables canmakers to operate at high speeds and improve downstream handling with cleaner trims.
Campac is a new machine from Krones (Franklin, WI) that packs or unpacks bottles or other rigid containers of unique sizes and shapes. A cam-controlled motion ensures smooth handling to eliminate container damage.