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McBrady Eng., Inc: Bottle rinser

Glass bottles and jars are cleaned and sterilized in 3 to 5 seconds with the ORBIT steam rinser from McBrady Eng. (Joliet, IL). An optional water rinse followed by a steam rinse and sterile air rinse leaves 2-oz to 1-gal bottles contamination-free, at speeds to 250 bpm.
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Controls Product Brief
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Cortec Corp.: Packing paper

Designed for packing ferrous or nonferrous metal parts with oil coating, drawing fluids or cutting lubricants, VCI-148 paper from Cortec (St. Paul, MN) emits vapor corrosion inhibitors to protect metal as well as prevent oil from seeping.
Machine Product Brief
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Packaging Systems Automation, Inc: Reject mechanism

Packaging Systems Automation (Plymouth, MN) is introducing its Sanitary Retracting Reject mechanism for handling difficult packages. Suit-able for washdown applications.
Controls Product Brief
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UPS e-Logistics: UPS e-Logistics: Shipping/tracking software

New software from the United Parcel Service (Atlanta, GA) called UPS OnLineEnvoy helps customers outside the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico ship and track packages more efficiently.
Controls Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Controls Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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Chain washer

Span Tech's (Glasgow, KY) Clean-In-Place Chain Washer cleans plastic conveyor chains using high-powered water jets to wash and air jets to dry. The washer's stainless-steel housing is built around a section of the conveyor's return chain.
Machine Product Brief
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Currie Machinery Company: Low-level palletizer

From Currie Machinery (Santa Clara, CA), the low-level palletizer Model LLP-10 was recently introduced to accommodate moderate production speeds where a floor-level approach is preferred.
Controls Product Brief
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Wilkinson Industries, Inc: Cake container

Wilkinson Mfg. Co. (Fort Calhoun, NE) has re-engineered its OPS DisplayCake® line for maximum strength and application use. Recent material specification changes now provide stronger low-end temperature resistance.

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