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Sealed Air Corporation: Foam packaging

Instapack® GFlex(TM)is a packaging foam from Sealed Air (Danbury, CT) that accommodates heavy products requiring protection from multiple impacts during shipping.
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Machine Systems Inc: Label dispensers

Three stainless-steel tabletop label dispensers are now available from MSI (Grand Rapids, MI). The stainless construction fosters simple and fast clean-up.
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ITW Angleboard: Corner posts

StackMaster(TM) is a corner post made of laminated paper by ITW Angleboard (Glenview, IL). It unitizes stacked loads, absorbs shock and prevents damage during package handling and transit.
Machine Product Brief
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Dibipack Inc: Shrink wrapper

The Babypack SL is the smallest in the Dibipack Inc. (Ridgefield Park, NJ) family of shrink-wrap machines. Manufactured by Italdibipack S.p.A. in Italy, the system can shrink-wrap packages up to 131/2"x91/2"x4".
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Package distributor

Sorting packages at speeds to 80/min, the VertiSort from Span Tech (Glasgow, KY) is recommended for use in mail-order fulfillment houses that ship packs up to 20 lb.
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AMBEC: Pressureless inliner

Because it uses multiple tabletop chains instead of pressure to move bottles into a single-file line, this new inliner from AMBEC (Owings Mills, MD) is suitable for indexing irregularly shaped or unstable containers with-out causing jams by distorting them or knocking them over.
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EFD Valve Systems Group: Dispensing valve

The 752V-UH valve from EFD (East Providence, RI) dispenses small amounts of fluid in applications such as vial filling, topping off underfilled containers or adding solutions to fibers.
Controls Product Brief
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Keyence Corp. of America: Sensor

Because its RGB (red/green/blue) detection technology monitors the proportion of colors in a target instead of the intensity of light received, the capability of the CZ Series of sensors from Keyence (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) is unaffected by very high or low gloss, shading or even vibration of targets.
Machine Product Brief
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Bosch Packaging - Pharma: Liquid filler

Bosch-TL Systems (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the FWR 4080 liquid filling machine for the pharmaceutical industry. The company claims it's the only liquid filler with a range of 1 mL to 500 mL at speeds to 600 vials/min.
Machine Product Brief
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Progressive Plastics Inc: Straight-sided oval bottles

Progressive Plastics (Cleveland, OH) has introduced a family of straight-sided oval bottles. The line includes 4-, 6-, 8-, 10- and 16-oz sizes with neck finishes that range from standard 24-415 to high-profile 20-, 24- and 28-mm finishes.
Machine Product Brief
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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: PET liquor bottles

CNC Containers (Tumwater, WA) has introduced 13/4-L and 1-L liquor bottles injection/stretchblow molded of PET. CNC uses a 33-mm Kerr and a 28-mm SP400 neck finish on the 13/4-L and 1-L bottles respectively.
Machine Product Brief
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Adtech Filling Systems, Inc: Twin-lane liquid filler

The Utila-Fil from Adtech (Hatboro, PA) is a twin-lane, high-output liquid filler for filling single or multiple compartment containers with one or more products.
Machine Product Brief
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Accraply, Inc A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: Label station

An integral splicing mechan-ism makes for fast roll changes on Accraply's (Plymouth, MN) automatic Model 920 label supply station that feeds virtually any automatic labeling machine.
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Wire Belt Co. of Americ: Turning conveyor

The Series 300 conveyor from Wire Belt (Londonderry, NH) turns 90° angles with a 16" inside turning radius. In widths from 10" to 50", the belt's mesh construction offers a number of benefits: Debris falls through for easy clean-up; conveyed product is easily inspected by sight; and the conveyor is easily accessible for washing and quick draining.
Controls Product Brief
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Total Control Products: PC control/HMI

FactoryClient 2000 is a Windows® CE-based PC control and human-machine interface from Total Control Products (Melrose Park, IL). It includes a 6" touchscreen display, an Ethernet port and industrial I/O interfaces.

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