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Machinery brochure

Focke & Co. (Whitsett, NC) has introduced a four-color brochure overviewing its case packers, accumulators, kraft paper bund-lers, overwrappers and palletizers.
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Continuous weight indicator

Ramsey (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the Mini Model 11-100 digital continuous weight indicator for food, chemical, paper and plastic applications.
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Scoop and measures brochure

Measurex (Nazareth, PA) has introduced a brochure highlighting its line of plastic scoops and measures for food, beverage and chemical applications.
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Chain conveyor

A new chain roller conveyor from Hytrol Conveyor (Jonesboro, AR) features tapered tread rollers to aid in alignment of packages through the curve area.
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Rotary unscrambling table

National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) has introduced the Model UTL-60 Rotary Unscrambling Table for small containers. Can unscramble 3-mL, 6-mL or 10-mL glass vials at speeds to 300 containers/min.
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Injection-molding controls

The MACO Custom 400 Injection-Molding Machine Control System from Barber-Colman (Loves Park, IL) offers the advantages of total machine control in a compact package with a small footprint.
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Stepper-driven labeling head

The ModuLine p-s labeler from Quadrel (Eastlake, OH) is now available with microprocessor control and full variable-speed, stepper driven labeling heads as a standard feature.
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Child-resistant jigger

A new child-resistant jigger for mouthwash is now available from Sunbeam Plastics (Evansville, IN). Based on SQUEEZE-LOK technology, lugs on both the bottle and cap secure the jigger on.
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Palletizer

The Faiveley® Pal-Vite 1000 gantry palletizer from Newtec (St. Louis, MO) uses the same pick-and-place head for one or more infeed lines, eliminating the need for accumulation conveyors.
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Bar code systems

Monarch Marking (Dayton, OH) features its line of bar code systems in a new four-color brochure that also shows how to integrate the systems into a reliable auto ID arrangement.
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P-s labeler

The UNI-510 p-s labeler from Charles LaPierre (Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada) labels pharmaceutical, food and personal care containers at speeds to 300/min.
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Large-character ink jet

The Series 1 large-character and bar code ink jet system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) can print at speeds to 650 feet/min and produces bar codes with a guaranteed 99.9% read rate.
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Case histories

Design Technology (Billerica, MA) now offers free capsule case histories highlighting solutions to packaging and automation problems, including custom-designed and built packaging, assembly and processing systems for the food, medical, personal care, pharmaceutical, apparel, paper, and other industries.
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Film labeler

The Model 3200ST p-s film labeler from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) now has an "air fill" feature that pressurizes the bottle internally to stabilize sidewalls during labeling.
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Pickup head

Pacific Products (San Diego, CA) has introduced a pickup head for palletizing heavy shrink wrap loads, bags, bales or cases. Can reach speeds to 30 bundles/min using the PR-Series palletizing robots.
Cases of aerosol products are conveyed to the labeler (top) where bar-coded labels are printed then applied using the tamp-blow
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Is bar-coding a valuable customer service?

When customers asked for bar codes to help control inventory,Sherwin-Williams got the message. It implemented a custom print/apply bar code labeling system.
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Liquid fillers

Packaging Dynamics' (Ron-konkoma, NY) line of liquid fillers is available in a variety of designs, including gravity/pressure, volumetric, and time/pressure.
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Case sealer

Wilton Packaging (Palatine, IL) has introduced the Model SD20FCSS automatic case sealer, which handles cartons from 6" x 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" to an unlimited length x 20" x 20".

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