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Liquid filler

Chase-Logeman's (Greensboro, NC) Model F8-200T rotary filling machine can handle up to 200 containers/min, four at a time. Uses positive, secure handling to eliminate jams with odd-shaped containers.
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Flat-bottom bag system

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.
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CD/CD-ROM jewelcase

Tek Packaging Group/Fuzere (Stockton, CA) has introduced a CD/CD-ROM jewelcase package that holds one, three or five jewelcases for bundling of multiple CDs.
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No container/no fill controllers

No container/no fill controllers for rotary filling equipment from Hyde Park (Dayton, OH) activate fill valve solenoids based on filler speeds and container position.
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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.
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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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Carton erector

The RSB3 semi-automatic carton erector from Jacob White (Dartford, Kent, England) can produce up to 100 packs/min. Hand wheels, digital readout, calibrated scales and quick-release handles eliminate the need for change parts.
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Flow line weighers

Flow line weighers from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN) measure the mass flow rate and total mass of free-flowing particulate materials with an accuracy of ±.5% or better.
Machine Product Brief
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Case palletizer

Model 72 case palletizer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has a unique design that allows one worker to palletize cases quickly and safely.
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Rigid vinyl film

Previously available from Klockner Pentaplast (Gordonville, VA) as a three-layer adhesive lamination of vinyl/PE/ACLAR®, Pentapharm® ACLAR rigid vinyl film is now available with or without a PE layer.
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Temperature control

SYSCON-RKC (South Bend, IN) has introduced the REX-S100, a 1/16th DIN single-display temperature control. A deviation display lamp for at-a-glance indication of deviation between present and set temperatures.
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Laser coders

Domino Amjet (Gurnee, IL) has acquired rights to a second generation laser code product line from Directed Energy (Irvine, CA). The Domino Digital Coder (DDC) uses a variable laser to provide a range of coding at high production speeds.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

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