Slautterback (Monterey, CA) has introduced the JR-5 hot melt adhesive applicator. It is a manually operated, self-contained system consisting of a melt unit and the LF Handgun attached to an electronically heated hose.
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The National Food Processors Assn. worries that the approval of new and safer anti-microbial sterilants for food packaging and revision of irradiation disclosure labeling requirements could be in funding jeopardy.
Lancaster, PA-based Cloister Spring Water recently introduced its new H2O Cool spring water as "the first, the only 12-oz PET bottle that vends like a can." This allows the bottle to be sold through vending machines designed for canned soft drinks.
A six-page, four-color brochure from QuickLabel Systems (West Warwick, RI) describes the company's new digital color label printers. Close-up photos of labels produced on the QLS Series of printers are included.
The TR-1000 off-line case feeder from Certified Machinery (Lawrenceville, NJ) is specifically designed for use in conjunction with ink-jet printers, labelers, print/apply systems and verification equipment.
The WebMaster(TM) 700 pressure-sensitive labeler from In-Line Labeling Equipment (North Charleston, SC) uses a patent-pending, vacuum-beak process to control label feed without the use of mechanical parts.
Ott Food Products used a pressure-sensitive, multi-panel coupon label and a special cap liner on its bottled dressings and barbecue sauces to promote the hottest tourist destination in its marketing area.