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P-s labeler

The Neptune(TM) p-s labeler from Engraph Machine Systems (Delran, NJ) can apply labels from 10 mm x 10 mm to 6" x 14" on most semi-rigid or rigid packages.
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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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Case erector/bottom taper

The Model 2-EZ case erector/bottom taper from Combi America (Canton, OH) accommodates cases from 9" x 5" x 5" to 19" x 15" x 16". Employs a pusher bar case feed system, walk-in magazine, self-cleaning vacuum system and PLC controls.
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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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Case packer

The Model 4500 Flex Packer case packer from Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems (Clear-water, FL) can run multiple products and case sizes with minimal changeover time.
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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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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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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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Machine vision systems

Cognex (Natick, MA) has introduced two high-performance machine vision systems. The Checkpoint 800 is an easy-to-use box level or VMEbus-based system.
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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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Hot foil coder

Model 4ACC automatic carton coder from Graseby Allen (Elmhurst, IL) unstacks and prints flat cartons or cards with a quality hot stamp code or logo to 120/min.
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Three-part capper

Hoppmann's (Chantilly, VA) three-part assembly system accurately assembles spout to cap to overcap at speeds to 430 parts/min. Parts are oriented diameter to diameter and exit centrifugal feeders onto an accumulation in-line conveyor.
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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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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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Inverter/positioner

The BMH inverter and rotational positioner from Carleton (New Britain, PA) uses a helical cavity engineering concept to invert and position metal, glass or fiber containers.
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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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CD-ROM catalog

Baldor Electric (Fort Smith, AR) has introduced an electronic catalog for the motors and drives industry. Uses a unique interactive format to provide information on over 4ꯠ Baldor motors and drives.
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Modular palletizers

The GenCon Series 40 and 41 palletizers from General Conveyor (Aurora, Ontario, Canada) are designed with modular parts to fit specific packaging requirements.

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