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Label printer/applicator

The 2600 Series3 thermal transfer label printer and applicator from Labeljet (Fort Worth, TX) prints and applies labels at speeds to 10"/sec and up to 5" wide.
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Carton former/sealer

The Model PHS carton and tray forming and sealing machine from Peters Machinery (Chicago, IL) can form and heat-seal up to 80 cartons/min. A hot air system activates a coating on paperboard blanks to eliminate preparation time and wasted cartons.
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Printer/applicator

The Model 2176 printer/applicator from Weber Marking (Arlington Heights, IL) combines a thermal/ thermal-transfer printer and an automatic label applicator for in-line use on long or short runs.
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Synthetic cork

A new version of Lermer Packaging's (Garwood, NJ) Cellukork® is 35% easier to extract than the original version, says the company. The diameter was reduced from 22.3 mm to 21.5 mm (0.85") while resilience was increased by 10%.
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Hot-stamp controller

The DSP Controller from United Silicone (Lancaster, NY) is now available as a standard feature on the company's Model US 10 one-ton Vertical Hot Stamping Machine.
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Prepress network

GravureLink(TM) is a high-speed prepress and RIP interface client/server network for control of rotogravure cylinder engraving devices that reduces page- or package-image processing time.
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Easy-open tapes

Linear Products (Vancouver, WA) has introduced Open-Sesame®, an easy-open product display system for corrugated cases. Two Open-Sesame tapes are dispensed into the corrugated board during case-making.
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F/f/s machine

The Model 48LCF automatic f/f/s machine from General Packaging Equipment (Houston, TX) produces liquid filled bags for use in portioning dispensers in sizes to 1/2 gal.
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Carton closing brochure and video

Stanley Bostitch (East Greenwich, RI) has introduced a 10-minute video and brochure on its Fastpack(TM) automatic and semi-automatic carton closing product line that features either tape or staples.
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Tamp printer/applicators

Models PA/4010 and PA/4015 in-line p-s tamp labelers from Diagraph (Earth City/St. Louis, MO) employ an Auto Retract feature to label a variety of products at variable distances from the application head.
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Wraparound case packer

The Cetra® Presto 35 high-speed wraparound case packer from Newtec (St. Louis, MO) offers continuous motion, integrated product handling, accessibility and washdown provisions.
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Field data recorder

Lansmont's (Monterey, CA) Shock and Vibration Environment Recorder measures drop heights, impacts, vehicle motion, temperature and humidity during transportation and distribution.
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Gabletop side panels

"Eco Amigos(TM)" from International Paper (Purchase, NY) is a series of side panels found on 1/2-gal paperboard gabletop cartons designed to increase environmental awareness.
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Digital servo amplifier

Kollmorgen Motion Technologies (Radford, VA) has introduced a Smart Drive digital brushless servo amplifier that is said to improve machine productivity.
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Smooth-necked can

Reynolds Metals (Richmond, VA) has developed an aluminum beverage can with a rounded neck and smoother lines that allow beverage marketers to further differentiate their product and maximize billboard space.
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Inspection equipment

Lock Inspection Systems (Fitchburg, MA) has developed a six-page, full color brochure describing its line of packaging and production line equipment, in-cluding metal de-tectors and checkweighers.
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PTFE-coated foils

Insul-Tab (Woburn, MA) has developed custom-fabricated release liners made of foil coated with polytetrafluoroethylene, also known as Teflon®.
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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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