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Slip sheets

Ropak (Georgetown, KY) has introduced slip sheets, attached with pop rivets, for use with its 32"x30", 40"x48" and 45"x48" reusable, plastic collapsible containers.
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IASE Co., Inc: Robotic handling system

Designed to handle bags, flow-wrapped product, cartons and bottles, the CP-30 Series robotic packaging system from IASE (Branchburg, NJ) delivers top loading of product, motion flexibility and automatic placement of layer boards, leaflets and partitions.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Palletizer for heavy cases

The Model 72A semi-automatic case palletiz-er from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has a roller infeed and staging table that allow the operator to move and position weighty cases with ease.
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Expal: Anti-skid paperboard

Expal Packaging (Granby, Quebec, Canada) will introduce a new anti-skid paperboard slip sheet. Suitable for stabilizing loads and pallets, the company says the sheet can help manufacturers ship goods more safely.
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REB, Inc: Filling system

REB's (Menomonie, WI) PLC-controlled IVS system uses air purge and vacuum to clean containers before filling with aqueous or viscous product. It handles volumes from less than 1 oz to 1 L with accuracies of ±0.5% of the fill weight.
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Form Plastics Co.: Tape IDs pack's date

Form Plastics' (St. Charles, IL) Date-A-Meal tape is said to help foodservice providers identify the date a meal was packed to help assure freshness and safety.
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Transfers

Span Tech's (Glasgow, KY) 6-Roller Powered Transfer can handle square or round parts as small as 33.53mm (1.32") across. For safety and easy maintenance, the transfer's bridge pops out if a product jams or conveyor contamination occurs.
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Spacing device

The All-Shapes Spacing Device, AGR Intl.'s (Butler, PA) latest addition to its line of container package spacing devices, is featured in a full-color brochure.
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James Alexander Corp.: Plastic ampule

James Alexander Corp. (Blairstown, NJ) has introduced plastiquéAmp, a new concept in ampule packaging molded entirely of PP. Precise, premeasured amounts of liquids, powders or pastes can be filled in the plastic ampule, which is then hermetically sealed.
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Oden Corporation: Liquid filler

The GEN3 PRO/MATIC liquid filler from Oden Corp. (Buffalo, NY) fills free-flowing to highly viscous liquids in volumes from 1/2 oz to 21/2 gal at speeds to 100 containers/min.
Controls Product Brief
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Creative Compression Packaging: T-shirt postcards

Creative Compression Packaging (Pismo Beach, CA) has introduced the T-shirt Postcard(TM). The company compresses full-size, preprinted 100%-cotton T-shirts into 1/2" thick mailable postcards of various shapes.
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B&H Labeling Systems: Roll-fed labeler

The Model 2600 roll-fed labeler from B&H (Ceres, CA) labels containers measuring 2" to 5" in dia and 6 oz to 3 L in volume at speeds to 500 cpm.
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Baldor Electric Company: Programming language

Baldor Electric (Fort Smith, AR) offers MINT, a new motion control programming language for use with Baldor's vector drive, servo and linear motion products.
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T & S Equipment Co.: Drum gripper

T&S Equipment (Angola, IN) introduces the Drum Gripper, attachable to forklifts via a safety chain that's included. Once secured to the forklift, the Gripper's curved arms fit tightly under the drum rib, ready to lift either 30- or 55-gal steel drums weighing up to 1귔 lb.
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Labeler

Newman's (Belle Mead, NJ) NV-II HS automatic p-s labeler requires minimal change parts to accommodate cylindrical, flat, square or oval plastic or glass containers with dia from 10 to 150 mm.

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