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Printer brochure

A new brochure from Monarch Marking Systems (Dayton, OH) discusses benefits of the Monarch® Rogue(TM) printer. This low-cost printer is suited for low-volume applications including shipping and routing labels, shelf/bin labeling and specimen marking.
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Video cassette production rolls at Sony U.K.

Internally powered roller conveyors link labeling, wrapping and packing functions on three identical video cassette lines at Sony.
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Compact PC

The Provit 2000 compact PC from B&R Industrial Automation (Roswell, GA) offers 386/486 processor, hard drive, PCMCIA card and flat panel display options in a package measuring 7.2" sq and 2 1/4" thick.
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Cable containment

Igus (East Providence, RI) has introduced the Triflex(TM) thermoplastic three-axis cable carrier, designed for use with Bobst Group's (West Caldwell, NJ) folder/gluers.
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Coupon software

Bar Code Systems (Atlanta, GA) has introduced an upgrade for the SymArt Pro(TM) bar code system. Version 3.0.2 incorporates the new UPC Coupon Code Specifi-cation.
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Case coder

The Quantum 7(TM) high-resolution ink-jet case coding system from FoxJet (Arlington, TX) prints text, logos and special graphics on chipboard, paper, wood and other porous surfaces.
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Computer-based training

Working with Metsys En-gineering (Eden Prairie, MN), Newtec (St. Louis, MO) has developed Computer Based Training (CBT), an electronic manual providing one-on-one training for Newtec machine operators and maintenance personnel.
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New pack lets Wigwam slip into future (sidebar)

Getting computers to communicate
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Motion systems catalog

American Precision's (Buffalo, NY) 1995/1996 motion systems catalog features definitions, market applications, and specifications of its full product line, ranging from full/half step drive modules to high-performance microstep systems.
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Pneumatic slide catalog

A 24-page catalog from PHD (Fort Wayne, IN) describes the Series SG line of pneumatic slides. Designed for one billion inches of travel when used with catalog-rated loads.
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Fire-retardant containers

Fire-retardant versions of plastic pallet containers are now available from Perstorp Xytec (Tacoma, WA). Structural-foam-molded of fire-resistant HDPE thermoplastic supplied by Specialty Polymers Corp., they have been approved as a Class II or noncombustible product by the Factory Mutual Research Corp.
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Antistatic pail liners

Developed to prevent static discharge when handling paints, solvents, chemicals and other flammable materials, ValuLiner® 5H Antistatic Pail Pals(TM) from New England Plastics (Woburn, MA) generate less than 5 kv.
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Nimble, facile, flexible:How packaging survives

Packaging has been called a chess game without checkmate-never ending, always evolving-reflecting the changing demands of product manufacturers who, in turn, are trying to satisfy the needs of the consuming public.
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Vertical cartoner

The Triangle/Yeaman vertical cartoner from Triangle Package Machinery (Chicago, IL) has a positive in-line drive chain protected by torque-guard clutches, a rotary drive carton feed and quick-change pockets.
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Fume extractor arm

The 5000 Fume Extractor Arm from Nederman (Westland, MI) has a flanged hood that concentrates its suction power at the source of the pollutant. Captures 100% of the pollutant when placed horizontally within 16" from the workspace.
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Mexican beverage processors

The Food Processing Machinery and Supplies Assn. (Alexandria, VA) has released a directory of dairy and carbonated beverage processors in Mexico. Contains over 70 pages of listings, including company names, phone numbers and contact names.
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Servo-driven flowwrapper

The Pack 500 from Klockner/Ho/oonsel Tevopharm (Sarasota, FL), a div. of Klockner Bartelt, is the company's first servo-driven version of automatic flowwrappers for confectionery and baked goods applications.
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Lineshaft conveyor

The LS-500 high-speed conveyor from Interlake Matl. Handling Div. (Lisle, IL) reaches speeds of up to 500'/min. It uses zones of rollers instead of drive bands or individual rollers for direct power from the shaft through drive modules.

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