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Industrial software

VantageWare (San Diego, CA) has released a 3.0 version of its Load Builder industrial software package. Allows existing data to be loaded more quickly and simply than previous versions.
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Booklet labels

The SGI Division of Engraph (Memphis, TN) has introduced multi-page booklet labels designed for the pharmaceutical, health care and personal care products industries.
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Unit dose sample

Ivers-Lee (West Caldwell, NJ) has introduced a two-component, single-use dispensing package for physician samples, clinical trials, hospital use or travel.
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Adjusting drive hub

An economical device to change the phase relationship of drive components is the Phas-Lok Adjusting Hub from Zero-Max (Minneapolis, MN). It provides stepless adjustment with a 12° range to compensate for timing changes caused by chain or tooth wear.
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Carton filler

The Pure-Pak® S90 dual-line carton filler from Elopak (New Hudson, MI) can fill four preset carton sizes at speeds to 150 cartons/min. Preset sizes can be set between 8 and 32 oz, or from 250 mL to 1.0 L.
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Compliance label inspection

The Autocol p-s labeler from Krones (Franklin, WI) can achieve 100% compliance with GMP pharmaceutical labeling regulations. Inspects for codes, label presence or skew.
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Rotary chuck capper

Klockner KHS (Waukesha, WI) in cooperation with White Cap (Downers Grove, IL) has introduced the Model R-20 rotary chuck capper for threaded and multi-lug bottles.
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Metric right angle drives

Andantex's (Wanamassa, NJ) ANGLgear® right angle gear drives are now available with metric specifications. Completely en-closed for a wide range of applications.
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High-pressure blowers

The M Series and H Series high pressure regenerative blowers from Gast Manufacturing (Benton Harbor, MI) work well in pneumatic conveying and material handling applications.
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Machine vision system

The Passport(TM) high-speed machine vision system from PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) can inspect containers at up to 12ꯠ per min. Uses PPT's Digital Signal Processor for quick inspection of a variety of applications including electronic and mechanical assembly verification, character verification, package integrity, surface flaw detection and numerous gauging and measurement tasks.
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Controller catalog

Athena Controls' (Horsham, PA) new general catalog describes temperature, process and power controllers as well as the company's complete line of microprocessor and analog instruments.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Allen-Bradley Co. Inc. (Milwaukee, WI): Thomas S. Gross vp, motion control business.
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Electric conveyor roller

The MICROROLLER(TM) electric conveyor roller from Sparks Belting (Grand Rapids, MI) is a self-contained unit that provides drive power to roller conveyor systems, eliminating the need for external drive components such as belts, chains and sprockets.
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Potentiometric transducers

The PK Series of potentiometric transducers from Gefran (Newtown, PA) is designed for high-accuracy measurement of mechanical strokes up to 20'. An articulated joint assembly minimizes wear caused by vibration and misalignment.
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Shipping and labeling supplies

Weber Marking (Arlington Heights, IL) has released its 1995 catalog of shipping and labeling supplies. The 20-page catalog lists the company's full line of labels and ribbons according to labeling applications and imprinting technologies, in-cluding impact, thermal-transfer and laser.
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HazMat training

The International Compliance Center (Niagara Falls, NY) has announced its 1995 schedule of hazardous materials training programs. Includes information on marine and rail shipments of dangerous goods.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Bemis Co.'s Pepperell, MA. plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp's Anderson, IN, container plant; Rex-Rosenlew Intl. Inc.
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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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