Materials Product Brief

Union Camp Graphics Group: White paper

Union Camp Graphics Group (Norcross, GA) has released a white paper outlining production and operational issues that must be considered if a packager converts from folding carton to Microlite® micro-corrugated containers.
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The package for Oral-B Laboratories? new CrossAction toothbrush (above) is as interesting as the product inside. It?s probably t
Feature Article

Technology 'inches' forward at Oral-B

Oral-B concludes three-year project to develop new brush and creative preprinted package structure. Inks, thermoforming, materials handling, package closing systems all gain in new developments.
All Packaging?s operations manager Bob Nobles, vice president John Chaisson, and president Ken Pepper (left to right in the phot
Feature Article

New press gains prove more than cosmetic

A new sheet-fed press at All Packaging boosts the converter's efficiency, speed, uptime and print quality. Neoteric Cosmetics is the first to benefit, obtaining vibrant folding cartons for its retail cosmetics.
Machine Product Brief

Garvey Corporation: Carton stand-up device

Model 21 Carton Stand-up Device from Garvey (Blue Anchor, NJ) continuously reorients cartons or cases exiting a horizontal cartoner. Offering completely variable speed, it runs from 20- to 300-plus cartons/min.
The brush box feeder (far left), shown lifted off the web, uses a series of brushes to distribute tablets into cavities. Interna
Feature Article

Tf/f/s machine big on performance, not price

Contract packager finds Argentine-built thermoform/fill/seal blister packaging equipment provides fast and flexible changeover capabilities at an economical price.
Supplier News

Supplier news: International agreements

R.A. Jones & Co., Inc. has partnered with CMA (Moirax-Agen, France), Harro Hofliger (Allmersbach, Germany) and Nor-Reg AS (Honefoss, Norway) to offer vertical cartoning machines, horizontal pouching machines and pouch cartoning equipment, respectively.
Materials Product Brief

National Adhesives: National Adhesives: Hot melt adhesive

Designed for case and carton sealing of food and consumer products, Cool-Lok(TM) HP 34-2125 low-temperature, hot melt adhesive from National Starch & Chemical (Bridgewater, NJ) has a set speed of 1 sec and is light-colored.
Materials Product Brief

Burrows Paper Corp.: New logo design

Burrows Paper Corp.'s (Franklin, OH) Corroc Div. introduces a new logo design for F-flute corrugated sheets with burst strengths from 125# to 175# test.
Controls Product Brief

Hoffman: Digital AC servo drives

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces the next-generation Ecodrive-03 family of digital AC servo drives. These drive packages provide an attractive performance/cost ratio for a variety of packaging applications, including random infeeders, vf/f/s machines, horizontal wrappers, cartoners, case packers and palletizers.
New for the Jobe?s line of outdoor fertilizer spikes this year are stand-up plastic pouches (below) that resist water when dis
Feature Article

Plastic packs let Jobe's grow outdoors

Easy Gardener introduces a stand-up pouch and overwrapped "cookie pack" for its outdoor plant, tree and garden fertilizers. Replacing paperboard cartons, the plastic packs withstand moisture in flourishing outdoor lawn-and-garden centers.


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