Controls

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Programmable controller

Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) brochure on the FP1 Series programmable controllers describes user-oriented benefits including network capability, RS232C ports, interrupt function and positioning.
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Channelizer

Cintex's (Kenosha, WI) Microplan Channelizer provides up to four channel separations on urethane conveyors with variable speed drives to 200 ft/min.
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Widemouth square PET containers

Star Container (Phoenix, AZ) has expanded its line of widemouth square PET containers to include four sizes: 16-oz with a 63/400 finish, 32-oz with an 89/400 finish and a 64- or 128-oz with a 110/400 finish.
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Shrink tunnel

Model 6420 heavy duty shrink tunnel from Clamco (Cleveland, OH) provides high-speed shrink wrapping at significantly reduced costs, says the company.
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Computer-assisted training

R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) has introduced the Jones CAT(TM) (computer assisted training) system, which uses an interactive computer program to guide and test the user on information regarding a particular machine.
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Auto load system

North American Plastic Mfg. (Middlebury, CT) has introduced the P.O.P. Hanger Strip Auto Load System designed for semi-automatic loading of lightweight point-of-purchase sale distribution products.
Machine Product Brief
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Compact cartoner

MGS Machine's (Maple Grove, MN) Model RCS-150 is available either as an indexing or continuous-motion cartoner with an automatic load module. Ideal for start-up operations, the cartoner can handle all style cartons.
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Printing on unsupported foil

Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) offers flexo and rotogravure printing on 10- and 12- micron (.40 and .48 mil) unsupported foil. Specifically for novelty products including seasonal promotions and specialty confectionery products.
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Leak tester

Packaging Technologies & Inspection (Tuckahoe, NY) has introduced the latest version of the Wilco RS-4 leak tester for plastic bottles. Detects leaks and defects at up to 120 bottles/min, in sizes from 1-oz bottles to 1-gal containers.
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Flexible bag case packer

In a marketing/development agreement, Harwood Machinery Systems (Tualatin, OR) and Excel Packaging (Pasco, WA) have introduced the TD 2000 flexible bag case packer.
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Nestable components

The 4840 system from LEWISystems (Watertown, WI) is an integrated system of reusable stack-and-nest pallets, containers and other equipment that will cube a 48" x 40" pallet.
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Container unscrambler

The Model JH container unscrambler from Omega Design (Lionville, PA) handles a variety of shapes and sizes at speeds to 150 containers/min. Normally requires only 10- to 15-min changeover time.
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Container dumper

Universal Dynamics (Woodbridge, VA) has introduced the Model CDH container dumper for industrial use. It unloads containers of various sizes, weights, and materials.
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Hot stamp ribbons

Norwood Marking's (Downers Grove, IL) hot stamp ribbons are made with protection of the environment in mind. They are formulated to be well below the CONEG proposed maximum limit of 100 ppm.
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Student career hotline

Women in Packaging (Kennesaw, GA) has introduced a new job resource guide geared to students. The "Student Career Hotline" targets entry-level and internship positions, as well as resource information.
Machine Product Brief
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Bottle unscrambler

The Eco Model Bottle Unscrambler from Posimat (Miami, FL) is designed exclusively for medium-sized beverage or juice bottles. Features a bowl diameter of 1 m to handle 2-L bottles at 8ꯠ bottles/hr, or 1.3-L bottles at 17ꯠ/hr.
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Tube filling machinery

IWK's (Fairfield, NJ) Model TFS 20 tube filling machinery offers quick-release interlocking parts designed to accommodate design variations. Allows quick changeovers with only 14 replaceable tubeholder cups and related product contact parts.
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Free tooling program

A six-page brochure from the Soabar Systems division of Avery Dennison (Philadelphia, PA) shows how the company's new Standard Sizes program can cut tag and label costs and speed delivery, while allowing customers a wide range of tag and label choices.

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