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NJM Packaging : Tablet counter

NJM/CLI has introduced the CF1620-4 Cremer Quad, a high-speed tablet counter that features 16 tracks on each of 4 filling heads. Compared to the 12-track version, this model increases productivity for large-count bottles by 30-40%.
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Machine Product Brief
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Banner Engineering Corp.: Vision sensors

The new PresencePLUS® P4 AREA Vision Sensors from Banner Eng.
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California's Prop. 65 may become losing Proposition

Congress may vote to kill all state food label warning laws, endangering especially those in California.
Machine Product Brief
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DALSA: Dual Camera Vision Appliance

The VA20 provides end users and system integrators with a practical machine vision solution for single or dual camera applications. This low-power, DIN mountable system has been specifically designed to minimize integration and speed deployment by providing easily accessible control and intuitive software setup.
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DALSA: Multi-Camera Vision Appliance

The VA40 provides end users and system integrators with a high performance, compact machine vision solution for multiple camera inspections. This product has been designed to offer flexibility, speed and choice of camera to match your application need.
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Machine Product Brief
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DALSA: Machine Vision Solution in 15 Minutes

Coined by the term "Vision Appliance", this simplistic, but powerful application, allows you to setup and deploy a quality inspection system in a matter of minutes.
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DALSA: Line Scan Vision Appliance

The VA50 provides end users and system integrators with a highperformance, compact machine vision solution for line scan applications.
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Status quo for labels

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is deferring indefinitely its planned requirement that individual meat and poultry products bearing a “healthy” claim on the label contain no more than 360 mg of sodium and that meal-type products making a “healthy” claim contain no more than 480 mg.
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RFID R&D and test facility

Accu-Sort Systems’ RFID Center of Excellence is a combination R&D center and testing facility located in Hatfield, PA, north of Philadelphia.
John Burleson
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Entering the realm of robotics

John Burleson, president and CEO of English Mountain Spring Water of Dandridge, TN, talks about robotics and other new developments in the world of packaging machinery.
Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) chips are an alternative to silicon chips in RFID tags. These have no threshold voltage (the power a
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Technical advances in RFID at hand

New advances in RFID include long-range HF tags, devices that work well with challenging substances, and tags that are sterilization tolerant.
Feature Article
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Automation show joins WestPack

Complementing WestPack when it hits the Anaheim Convention Center January 31 is ATX, which will feature the latest in automation/assembly systems.
Machine Product Brief
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High-end decoding

The PIATI™ line of machine vision solutions from The Value Engineering Alliance now includes the PIATI™ XPL, a high-end ECC200 Data Matrix decoding system.
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FDA and FSIS discuss jurisdiction

FDA and the Food Safety and Inspection Service held a public meeting in Rosemont, IL, on December 15, 2005, to discuss ways to decide which agency regulates which food products when it comes to foods that contain meat and poultry ingredients.
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Healthcare packaging pros discuss critical issues

Healthcare packaging experts discuss counterfeiting, packaging and personalized medicine, oil/resin pricing concerns, and material and machinery advances.

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