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Case sealers

The BEL line of semi- and fully-automatic case sealers from Belcor Industries (Richmond, British Columbia, Canada) uses patented Snap-folder technology for operator safety.
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Hot stamp imprinter

The new version of the Model K-15 hot stamp imprinter from Norwood Marking Systems (Downers Grove, IL) uses larger rolls of ribbon to reduce downtime and increase production per run.
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Tray denesting machine

The Model ITD-100 tray denesting machine from MGS Machine (Maple Grove, MN) automatically feeds trays up to 100/min out of a single magazine. The machine positively separates and pulls trays from the magazine using a combination of vacuum, pneumatic and mechanical principles.
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SPC seminar

Kline and Co. (Littleton, MA) is conducting a three-day seminar on training principles and techniques of statistical process control. TQM/SPC Train-the-Trainer seminar will be held in Boston, MA, on June 14-16.
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Automatic work positioner

The Pentaloader from Pentalift Equipment (Guelph, Ontario, Canada) is an automatic work positioner designed to ease pallet loading and unloading. Auto- matically adjusts the height of a pallet as weight is added or removed, thus reducing the need for workers to bend over repeatedly.
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Ink jet printing table

Dorner (Hartland, WI) has introduced a standard conveyorized table for ink-jet printing. Speeds range from 10' to 200'/min. Adaptable to most manufacturer's printheads, the table allows printing on tops, bottoms and sides of products requiring coding or identification.
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IoPP books

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Herndon, VA) has announced two new packaging books. Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Food Packaging is based on presentations from a recent MAP-related conference.
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Color matching brochure

The ProPalette(TM) brochure from Macbeth® (New Windsor, NY) describes the company's color matching service. It combines color matching software with precise measurement in-tegrity for fast, accurate and cost-effective color matching, batch correction and color quality control.
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Window stripe jugs

Plastic Bottle (Libertyville, IL) has introduced two F-style HDPE jugs, available with or without a window stripe. For household chemical, automotive, sanitary maintenance, pet products and marine products, the window stripe allows consumers to see the level of liquid and measure by using engraved gradations.
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Forklift truck brochure

A four-page brochure from Nissan Forklift (Marengo, IL) offers a comprehensive overview of the company's entire line of counterbalanced 2ꯠ-lb to 15귔-lb capacity forklift trucks.
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Automatic bagger

The 6CM automatic bagger from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) has a continuous rotary filling system to fill up to 32 bags/min. Can be used for a wide range of products, including rice, seed, grain, chemicals and pet foods.
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Carton marker/sealer

The CodeTaper attachment from Better Packages (Shelton, CT) combines carton marking and sealing in one operation by printing information directly onto gummed paper tape during the tape dispensing process.
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TE vacuum closure bottle

Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has introduced a 190-mL hexagon bottle specifically designed for nuts and other products requiring a TE vacuum closure.
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Customs workshops

"Beyond Borders" is a series of workshops offering business professionals a step-by-step ap-proach to customs documentation. Sponsored by UPS (Atlanta, GA), the U.S.
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Isometric air conveyor

Simplimatic Engineering's (Lynch-burg, VA) isometric air conveyor employs an innovative downstream/upstream airflow pattern to gently move cans and other lightweight cylindrical containers through the filling line.
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Bulk net weigher

The AEF-25 automatic linear net weigher from Weighpack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) works with a wide variety of bulk products, including solids, granulars and powders.
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UN-certified containers

Robb Container (Naperville, IL) has introduced four stock HDPE containers certified for new UN standards for shipping hazardous materials. A 1-gal square container meets Class 1, 2 and 3 re-quirements; a 1-gal round meets Class 2 and 3; 1-gal round and 2 1/2-gal F-style meet Class 2 requirements.
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Corner wrap labeler

The Genesis 9500 corner wrap printer/applicator from Superior Label Systems (Cincinnati, OH) uses a two-step process to apply labels to adjacent panels of a package.

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