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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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Laser scanning sensor

A new version of the Lasernet® scanning laser sensor from Namco Controls (Mentor, OH) employs a solid-state laser diode light source instead of helium-neon laser tubes.
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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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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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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.
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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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Product transfer system

The "Elevayor" from Maryland Wire Belts (Church Creek, MD) is a patent-pending, small-footprint vertical transfer system designed to replace inclined straight conveyors when there is a need for space savings.
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Cylinder position sensors

Namco Controls (Mentor, OH) has introduced the Low Profile Rotatable Cylindicator® sensors for applications requiring end-of-stroke indication on hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders.
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Ink jet printhead

The 192 Orifice Ink Jet Printhead from Imaging Technologies (Cookesville, TN) offers 43% more character height with a single printhead. Called the Six-Shooter(TM), it produces a 32 x 192 matrix with six orifices per channel.
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Conveyor brochure

A 16-page catalog from Flexible Material Handling (Cleveland, OH) describes seven new conveyor designs, plus options and accessories for packaging, distribution, and manufacturing operations.
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Additions to I/O system

Allen-Bradley (Milwaukee, WI) has added four input and output modules, two terminal bases and a communication adapter to its Flex(TM) I/O system, which is a combination I/O and terminal strip unit to save cost and space.
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Packaging newsletter

Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) has released a four-page newsletter discussing packaging solutions for product and package identification. Covers ink-jet printers, label printer applicators and imprinting systems and explains applications of each.

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