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Pharmaceutical inspector

The Quatrascan bar code inspection system from AGR Intl. (Butler, PA) provides labeling and component verification requirements specified by the FDA.
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Horizontal wrappers

A new brochure is now available on the SIG HS Series high-speed, horizontal finseal wrappers from Raymond Auto-mation (Norwalk, CT). Describes how its modular attachments can be used to create custom machinery for a range of products.
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High-resolution ink jet system

Marsh's (Belleville, IL) high-resolution ink-jet system is now capable of printing a variety of bar codes, including UPC-A, EAN-13, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5 and Code 39 symbologies.
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Linerboard

Georgia-Pacific (Atlanta, GA) has introduced a new fully bleached linerboard for shipping carton/ point-of-sale applications. NuBrite® Extra(TM) is available in uncoated, coated and gloss varieties.
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Rotary capper

The 30R rotary capper from White Cap (Downers Grove, IL) can be used in either a monobloc or independent configuration with as many capping heads as necessary.
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Stepper-driven wipe-on labeler

Label-Aire's (Fullerton, CA) 2115ST is a microprocessor-controlled, stepper motor-driven, wipe-on labeler designed for extra long or thin film labels.
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Thermal ink coating

DualTone(TM) from Wallace Computer Services, Inc. (Hillside, IL) is a patent-pending, colorless coating for two-color printing on direct thermal label and tag stock.
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High-gloss finish

A high-gloss finish for HDPE injection/blow-molded bottles is now available from Alpha Plastics (St. Louis, MO). For use with white, natural, amber-tint or colored bottles, the finish provides in-creased cus-tomer appeal and more product visibility.
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Field data recorder

Lansmont's (Monterey, CA) Shock and Vibration Environment Recorder measures drop heights, impacts, vehicle motion, temperature and humidity during transportation and distribution.
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Universal wrap labeler

Labeling Systems (Mahwah, NJ) Model 4570 Universal Wrap Labeler is designed to apply a variety of wrap, two- or three-panel labels to different shaped containers.
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Slat lane divider

Krones (Franklin, WI) has introduced a slat lane dividing system designed to eliminate container breakage and jams associated with conventional multiple-gate dividing systems.
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Carton closing brochure and video

Stanley Bostitch (East Greenwich, RI) has introduced a 10-minute video and brochure on its Fastpack(TM) automatic and semi-automatic carton closing product line that features either tape or staples.
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Coreless linerless labels

Coreless LinerFree(TM) direct thermal linerless labels from Media Solutions (Longmeadow, MA) offer the benefits of liner-free labels with no waste. These labels increase the amount of label material on a roll, lower the cost of the product and aid in source reduction.
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Synthetic cork

A new version of Lermer Packaging's (Garwood, NJ) Cellukork® is 35% easier to extract than the original version, says the company. The diameter was reduced from 22.3 mm to 21.5 mm (0.85") while resilience was increased by 10%.
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Hazardous materials

A series of questions and answers asked of experts in hazardous materials packaging is the focus of a new brochure from The Intl. Safe Transit Assn. (Chicago, IL).
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Two-station case packer

The two-station knock down case packer from Brenton Engineering (Alexandria, MN) combines case set-up, loading and tucking into one station for a footprint as small as 8' x 4'.
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Networking software

Safeline Metal Detection (Tampa, FL) has introduced SafeNet networking software, which allows full utilization of microprocessors in digital metal detectors through linking of PCs and metal detectors.
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Carton former/sealer

The Model PHS carton and tray forming and sealing machine from Peters Machinery (Chicago, IL) can form and heat-seal up to 80 cartons/min. A hot air system activates a coating on paperboard blanks to eliminate preparation time and wasted cartons.

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