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Pharmaceutical labeler

Recommended for use in packaging pharmaceuticals, the VAL550 syringe labeler from Newman (Belle Mead, NJ) applies paper or plastic labels to glass and plastic syringes at speeds to 350/min.
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Wepackit, Inc: Small case erector

Wepackit’s (Orangeville, Ontario, Canada) small case erector is 66”x36”. The Mini Rector erects RSC and HSC cases at 12/min, and no-tool changeover takes less than 5 min.
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MAP Systems, a div. of ClearLam Packaging: No-vacuum MAP system

MAP Systems (Des Plaines, IL) introduces a modified atmosphere “interface” system that uses a patented Dual Laminar Flow™ and Gas Laser™ technology, rather than vacuum, to remove oxygen and replace it with another gas, usually nitrogen.
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Strapping tool

Greiner’s (Essingen, Germany) Combi PP is a manual strapping tool in 3/8” to 5/8” PP strap widths. Offers easy operation, high mobility, reliable crimp with seal and high sealing strength.
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Roberts PolyPro: Packaging 'fixtures'

Roberts PolyPro (Charlotte, NC) offers literature on its packaging fixtures for paperboard and plastic packages, as well as its high-speed paperboard converting machinery.
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Imagenation: Frame grabber

Imagenation’s (Beaverton, OR) PXD1000 frame grabber is designed for use with any machine vision system that uses RS422- or RS644-based digital cameras.
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Arrowhead Systems LLC: Lubrication system

The ArrowLube conveyor lubrication system from Arrowhead (Oshkosh, WI) follows a preset injection schedule to deliver a fixed amount of oil or grease lubricant to bearings.
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Dimension Industries, LLC: Cartoner

Dimension Industries (Maple Grove, MN) introduces a collating and cartoning system for bulk quantities of filled blisters. After accumulating product from 2 bowl feeders, 2 towers orient and collate 5 to 10 blisters into stacks.
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The New Resina Corp.: Torque inspection system

The TorqGuard™ torque inspection system from New Resina (Brooklyn, NY) is designed to be integrated with Resina cappers or to stand alone in conjunction with any capping system.
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Intl. Packaging Systems, Inc: Plastic tier sheets

Ecotier™ PP sheets from Intl. Packaging Systems (Ann Arbor, MI) provide a clean, cost-effective, and “earth-friendly” method for stacking containers on pallets for shipment to food and beverage producers.
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Formost Fuji Corporation: Tortilla bagger

Operating at speeds to 60 bags/min, the JV-60 tortilla bagger from Formost (Woodinville, WA) handles 6” to 14” dia tortillas in variable stack heights.
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Labeling Systems : Labeling literature

From Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) comes new literature compiled of 5 separate color brochures: Customized Labelers, Front & Back Labelers, Wrap-Around Labelers, Print & Apply Labelers and Stand-Alone Labelers.
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Salwasser Mfg. Co., Inc: Case/tray packer

The SFX-100 case/tray packer from Salwasser (Reedley, CA) uses a 2-axis robotic arm with vacuum or gripper tooling to lift and place full layers of product into 1 or more cases/trays in each cycle.
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Small palletizers

Top Tier’s (North Adams, MA) Tower model palletizer measures 36 sq’, while the End-of-Line model measures 60 sq’. Both models start at $50ꯠ, offer various configurations for infeed and outfeed, and have memory for 150 preprogrammed stacking patterns.
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Zebra Technologies: 'Smart label' printer

Operating on labels that have radio frequency identification (RFID) transponders embedded in them, Zebra’s (Vernon Hills, IL) R-140™ prints on the labels’ surface while simultaneously encoding the transponders.

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