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Oystar Jones: Oystar Jones: Integrated packaging system

A new integrated packaging system from IWKA PacSystems (Fairfield, NJ) for cosmetic and personal-care applications combines multiple product components in a single SKU by combining tube filling and cartoning in a small footprint.
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Belcor Industries Inc: Product conveyor

New PD50 Bi-directional product conveyor from Belcor Industries (Richmond, British Columbia, Canada) aids in more efficient and ergonomic product packaging.
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Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc : Padded chain conveyor

Hytrol’s (Jonesboro, AR) 190-CPEZ conveyor is driven by a chain fitted with polymer pads for quiet operation. The zero-pressure conveyor features an accumulation system that monitors products in 2’ zones, allowing pieces to accumulate by coasting together as the chain lowers away from the 1.9” rollers.
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TKF Conveyors: Vertical conveyor

The continuous-motion conveyor from TKF (Cincinnati, OH) accepts products horizontally, conveys them up to 80’ vertically, then discharges them horizontally.
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Eagle Pack Corporation: Rotary pack-off station

The new rotary conveyor from EaglePack (Oakland, CA) includes a turntable driven by a single 1/3-hp gearmotor. The sanitary 48”x36” surface is made of injection-molded plastic.
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Heuft USA Inc: Leak detection aid

To improve the detection of micro-leakers during carbonated beverage production, Heuft USA (Downers Grove, IL) offers its ultrasonic package stimulation device called the Heuft Exciter.
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Weigh Right Automatic Scale: Weigher filler

The PMB net weigh filler from Weigh Right (Joliet, IL) is ideal for quickly weighing and filling free flowing products such as powders, salts, spices, pellets, and other similar products into rigid containers.
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Web Plus: Online auction gathers equipment buyers

More than 70 online bidders spent last Halloween bidding for “treats” that included used and new automated bagging equipment, printers, and conveyors.
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JMD Manufacturing, Inc: Convertible color coder

The 2-in-1 twin convertible Slimline coder from JMD Manufacturing (Framingham, MA) features two units on a single mounting shaft running next to each other.
Global Beverage Systems: Tray packing for bottled water line
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Global Beverage Systems: Tray packing for bottled water line

On this bottled water line, following automatic lane dividers, bottles are collated and tray packed on equipment from Vantage Pak. Pressure-sensitive print-and-apply labelers from Loveshaw apply product ID and date code to each side of the tray before it enters an Arpac shrink wrapper. Then an incline conveyor takes finished trays to a remote palletizer.
Global Beverage Systems: Empty bottle handling on bottled water line
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Global Beverage Systems: Empty bottle handling on bottled water line

On this new bottled water filling line, bulk bottles are depalletized by a Sig Simonazzi high-level depalletizer and then single-filed for delivery to the air conveying system from Descon Conveyor Systems and Consultants.
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Garvens USA: Garvens USA: Equipment: Weighing conveyor for crumbly foods

Spills and crumbs from flaky foods are caught in containers below the weigher on the suspended conveyor from American Garvens (Pine Brook, NJ). Then crumbs don’t compromise weighing accuracy.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Equipment: Case sealer

A-B-C Packaging’s (Tarpon Springs, FL) new Model 336 hot-melt adhesive case sealer has an easy-install construction that allows the sealer to be coupled with a drop packer without adding a conveyor.
Krones, Inc.: Krones VKP-PET Filler for CSD
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Krones, Inc.: Krones VKP-PET Filler for CSD

Happyland Company, Moscow, Russia 0.5 L, 1.5 L, and 0.48 L PET bottles; 300 cpm PET line Krones 2-channel Variojet rinser is BLOC-synchronized with fill-to-level VKP-PET filler.
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NJM/CLI: Tablet Counters / Cappers / Labelers
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NJM/CLI: Tablet Counters / Cappers / Labelers

Tablet Counter - Model Cremer CF-1220 Quad The Cremer Quad features four counting heads and a four-lane filling conveyor with a servo-driven infeed divider and a servo-driven collection device to fill up to 220 cpm based on 100-count bottles in a space-saving 24-foot footprint.
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