The Series 80 Consecu-Printer from Dalemark Industries (Lakewood, NJ) is an inexpensive, heavy-duty alternative to ink-jet printing. Imprints a consecutive number code on cartons as they pass through a conveyor line using Dalemark's patented print wheel.
The Acceleron flat-bottom bag system from Triangle Packaging Machinery (Chicago, IL) continually produces gabletop, flat-bottom packages from any supported material, including kraft paper, Mylar®, metallized foils and other product-specific packaging films.
Parish Automation's (Lakewood, NJ) INSPEC® Model 200 Image Proof comparator station has table dimensions of 64" x 54" for inspection of printed materials ranging from small labels to full press sheets.
Grafco (Hanover, MD) has introduced a custom PET bulb bottle for health and beauty applications. The bottle holds 6 oz and has a 28/400 finish. Available in clear or custom colors, the bottle can incorporate up to 100% post-consumer material.
Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) PA/4000 series in-line label printer/applicator system can print and apply labels at speeds to 80 products/min. The line includes a tamp, pallet tamp and dual panel printer/applicators.
Photoelectric and proximity sensors from Boston Gear (Quincy, MA) can be used as system status indicators, providing input to PLCs. Available in infrared, visible-beam, polarized-light and fiber-optic models.