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Dual compartment f/f/s

To enable food processors to offer both wet and dry products in a single container, Hassia (Somerville, NJ) has developed a f/f/s machine for dual-compartment packages.
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Label design software

GrafTek (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) has introduced LabelView for Windows, a label design software package. It can import PCX-compatible logos, symbols, artwork and bar codes.
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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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Carton accumulator

Verac's (Wyckoff, NJ) carton accumulator offers the highest speed, highest capacity on the market, says the company. Uncounted cartons first enter an accumulation zone.
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PE trays

Molded Fiber Glass Tray (Linesville, PA) offers a variety of shallow trays and boxes made for material handling applications. These Toteline® containers are made of a composite polyester.
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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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Static dwell checkweigher

The Icore Static Dwell Checkweigher from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN) provides the accuracy of a static weigh-ing scale while maintaining line-speed production.
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Label making

True Color label-making processes from Topflight (York, PA) permit the combination of such desirable effects as hot stamping, four-color reproduction, gradations of multi-color vignettes, deep opaque color coverage, reflectivity, and other effects all produced in one operation.
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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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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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Bar code verifier

The Xaminer 6500LS bar code verifier from Bar Code Systems (Atlanta, GA) offers an interchangeable laser gun in addition to a wand. The laser gun is suited for applications where noncontact scanning is preferred.
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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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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Elwood Industries, Inc. (Chicago, IL): Ronald Ochwat, vp & controller.
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Ionizing air blower

The NeutroAir ionizing air blower from Tantec (Schaumburg, IL) is a stand-alone static eliminator that uses a high-pressure fan to move high-velocity ionized air to neutralize a product's surface.
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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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Color brochure

"Understanding Color" is a 25-page brochure from 3M (St. Paul, MN) developed to simplify color science and provide an understanding of fundamental color principles.
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Optical sensor

The Dynamic Optical Window from Balluff (Florence, KY) detects and reacts to moving objects as small as .03" dia. Suited for counting small objects air-conveyed in a transparent tube or dropped from a chute, such as drug capsules, wire trim scrap or electronic components.
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Irradiation report

Rubbright-Brody (Eagan, MN) has published a new report asserting that irradiation technology can eliminate E. coli from fresh meats while extending shelf life.

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