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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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Customs workshops

"Beyond Borders" is a series of workshops offering business professionals a step-by-step ap-proach to customs documentation. Sponsored by UPS (Atlanta, GA), the U.S.
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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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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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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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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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Printer/applicator

Quadrel's (Mentor, OH) new Q30 thermal transfer printer/applicator applies up to 80 labels/min with a resolution of 203 dpi. The printer allows label placement on any plane.
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Steel container safety

A brochure from the American Iron and Steel Institute (Washington, D.C.) discusses the fire safety and recycling advantages of packaging flammable or combustible liquids in steel containers.
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Database resource guide

The Food Institute (Fair Lawn, NJ) Database Resource Guide 1995 lists over 2괌 books, studies and reports published on the food industry, as well as where to find them.
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Pneumatic bagger

Don Williams Packaging's (Belmont, CA) Model A-10 pneumatic bagging machine automatically opens and positions bags for both vertical filling applications-including salad, nuts and hardware-as well as horizontal filling of difficult-to-package products such as tortillas or paper goods.
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Bottle unscrambler

The Kalisort 150 quick-change bottle unscrambler from H.G. Kalish (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) can handle a wide variety of bottles with a changeover time of under two minutes.
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Pad transfer printer

The Model UP 505 pad transfer printer from United Silicone (Lancaster, NY) offers a sealed ink reservoir to keep ink levels constant through elimination of solvent evaporation.
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Magnetic cable conveyors

O.S. Walker (Worcester, MA) has introduced a high-speed magnetic cable conveyor for use with empty or full steel cans in conjunction with spray machines and drying ovens.
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Robot system

CRS Robotics (Burlington, Ontario, Canada) offers its class of gantry robots for high-precision applications. Employs calibrated welded-frame structures, precision ball screw drives, and digital optical encoders to achieve accuracies of at least 0.005" and repeatability up to 0.001" over a 20ꯠ-cubic-inch working area, or 36" x 42" x 12".
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Cap sealer

The Red-e-System from Enercon (Menomonee Falls, WI) is an economical heat sealing system for caps. Available with 1 or 2 kW power. Power supply and water recirculator are prewired and self-contained.
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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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Hazardous materials guide

Allflex Hazardous Material Packaging (Ambler, PA) has designed a one-page guide to help determine packaging needs of hazardous materials. Includes a ten-question checklist and a flow chart to help determine particular requirements such as adsorbers or pressure-capable receptacles.
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Elder-friendly vial

The Uni Vial from Shellvick Industries (Leawood, KS) is an elder-friendly, child-resistant, one-piece prescription vial that relies on cognitive skills for opening.

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