An eight-page literature package outlining the advantages of converting from a folding carton/master case packaging system to a Microlite micro-corrugated system is now available from Union Camp Graphics Group (Norcross, GA).
SRC Vision (Medford, OR) has signed a representation agreement with FMC Corp., Food Systems and Handling Div. (Homer City, PA). The business relationship provides for FMC to represent SRC's line of machine vision systems to the food industry.
The DuraPack stand-alone case erector/packing station from Durable Packaging (Countryside, IL) is designed to upgrade performance of many conventional case sealers by providing case erecting and a "hands-free" case packing station.
U.S. Bottlers (Charlotte, NC) has introduced an in-line capper that can be mounted over the filler discharge star. This allows full control of the bottle and provides proper bottle spacing for the cap pick-off device.
FANUC Robotics (Rochester Hills, MI) has introduced the A-520i Washdown, a robot designed for precise, high-speed operation in harsh washdown environments, including food and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
Series II CLPC(TM) indexing drives are inexpensive, high-performance alternatives to servo motors in single- and multi-revolution indexing applications requiring high cycle rates or high torque with precise stopping accuracy.
A new bulk bag filler from Flexicon (Phillipsburg, NJ) offers a variety of performance enhancements, including a material delivery system that can be integrated with processing equipment or bulk storage vessels.