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Diagraph, An ITW Company: All-electric print/apply labeler uses tamp-blow module

Diagraph’s E-Series Tamp Blow All-Electric Print/Apply Labeler uses no compressed air and has digital controls for precise and accurate label placement and high repeatability.
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Danny Cash operates a retail store featuring his company's in-house processed and packaged products. A new service allows custom
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In-house label printing for hot sauce

Sales are on fire for Colorado hot-sauce company that uses fresh, premium product ingredients and high-quality package labels printed in-house to entice customers.
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A Jim Beam perspective

Robert Land, corporate packaging engineer at Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc., talks about trends in packaging.
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2011 Clear Choice Awards: Innovation in glass pack design recognized

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) has announced the winners of its 2011 Clear Choice Awards. Sponsored by GPI since 1989, the awards honor consumer product goods manufacturers that expand the frontiers of glass packaging design by using glass containers in innovative ways.
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Job market figures paint unhealthy picture--with healthcare an exception

A grim unemployment report is the centerpiece of political debate, yet healthcare jobs continue to increase.
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Panther Industries: All-electric print and apply labeler

  Panther Industries’ 2000es low-cost, all-electric print and apply system uses no compressed air.
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ID Technology: Label printer applicator provides default calibration

ID Technology’s IDT Model 252 Label Printer Applicator uses Centerline Modularity to create an easily identifiable reference point for default calibration in product identification machinery.
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Industry Watch

A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.
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Shearer's Foods' Other partners

Opened in two phases in 2010 and 2011, Shearer’s Foods’ Massillon plant adheres to sustainable principles and leverages dynamic software solutions to optimize efficiency.
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Marchesini Group: Tamper-evident labeler

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #C-4615!  The Neri BL400 VTE TT labeling machine from the Marchesini Group applies 2 tamper-evident labels on the side flaps of a carton as well as a vignette on the top.
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'Lazy Larry' responds to FDA notification

A July 28 Warning Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration serves as a reminder of the power of the pen—or in this instance, the words printed on product packaging.
ECO- & ENGINE-FRIENDLY. High-profile labels on the HDPE containers plainly and prominently state the fuel additive product funct
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Automated labeler boosts efficiencies

Fuel additive company’s switch from manual to automated labeling cuts labor costs and revs up productivity.
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Tripack: Shrink labeler handles speeds of 600 bottles/min.

The HSA-300T high speed shrink labeling system from Tripack is a dual-head unit featuring Allen-Bradley servo controls and dual HMI touch screens.  
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Packagers provide robotics 'wish list'

In the first-ever survey of Packaging World’s readers on their use of robotics, respondents share some of the technologies/capabilities they’d like to see from suppliers.
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Krones, Inc: Eco-friendly, affordable labeler for stretch-sleeve films

Krones’ Sleevematic ES labeler is designed for handling stretch-sleeve films, allowing an extremely high stretch on beverage containers of up to 55%.

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