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Cookson Plastic Molding Corp.: Online marketplace

Now open to the public is iMark.com (Austin, TX), an online marketplace for used and surplus equipment. Site currently includes packaging and processing equipment for food and beverage, soap and cosmetics, chemical and related industries.
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Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc : Belt curve conveyor

Moving at a constant speed of 65'/min, the Model HBC belt curve conveyor from Hytrol (Jonesboro, AR) transports product through 90° turns in high-speed applications.
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Schmalbach-Lubec: Liquor flasks

Schmalbach-Lubeca Plastic Containers (Manchester, MI) has added 2 new sizes to its stock PET line of liquor bottles. The 200- and 375-mL bottles are injection/stretch blow-molded and are lightweight (30 g and 42 g, respectively), offering freight savings.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Bag palletizer

Minimizing operators' repetitive lifting, Model 72SA bag palletizer from A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) automatically loads industrial sacks from a low-level orientation table that has ball bearing rollers.
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Portola Packaging, Inc: Portola Packaging, Inc: Loader/unloader

Portola's (San Jose, CA) CapSnap® RoboLoader(TM) uses ABB Flexible Automation robot technology to load and unload 5-gal refillable water bottles to and from racks, crates and pallets at speeds to 2겨 bottles/hr.
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Hartness International: Pressureless conveyor

The Dynac 6000 conveyor from Hartness (Greenville, SC) uses an expandable, spiraling loop to continuously move packages in a single-file line and match upstream and downstream equipment.
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The Odman Corp.: Dunnage paper dispenser

The Odman Corp. (Aurora, IL) has introduced a portable, yet heavy-duty dunnage paper dispenser. Called the Pull 'N' Pak, it has an overhead roll suspension that frees up space on, behind and under the packing table or conveyor.
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ARPAC LLC: Wraparound packer

Arpac's (Schiller Park, IL) DPM 1000 H automatic case and tray packer packs 2-L, 3.6-L and 5-L round liquid containers in wraparound cases with RSC, POL and FOL flaps.
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Advanced Detection: Digital metal detectors

Advanced Detection Systems' (Milwaukee, WI) catalog sheet details its Series 1200 metal detectors. They detect both ferrous and nonferrous metal contaminants and are now more user-friendly, says the company.
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Eriez Magnetics: Monitoring software

Eriez Magnetics' (Erie, PA) software program adds remote access and real-time diagnostic functions to its line of E-Z Tec® Metal Detectors. The software, MPCTerm, can be applied in any processing application that uses E-Z Tec Microprocessor Controlled metal detectors, such as food, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, wood, pulp and paper.
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Label Printers: Label Printers: Label printers

The Eltron® 2722 and 2742 desktop printers from Zebra (Vernon Hills, IL) use thermal-transfer or direct-thermal technology to print text and bar codes on labels with 2"- to 4"-W print areas.
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Inside Packaging: Inside Packaging: Inside Packaging: Contaminant detector

The CDX Plus from Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL), a Thermo Sentron co., is a fully automatic X-ray machine that detects contaminants inside packaging, including metal pieces inside metal containers.
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Loma Systems: X-ray inspection system

The Axis inspection system from Loma (Carol Stream, IL) detects metal, glass, stone, bone, plastic, rubber, ceramic and other dense contaminants in packages without being affected by aluminum or metallized packaging materials.
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Dimension Industries, LLC: Cartoner

The Dimension Industries Div. (Maple Grove, MN) of Douglas introduces its Dimension Model 675 Servo-Smart® top-load cartoner, which packs 100 pouches/min.
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Meto, Inc: Print/apply system

The on-demand On-Line Series automatic print-and-apply labeling system from Meto (Morris Plains, NJ) incorporates a thermal printer with tamp-on, blow-on or roll-on application methods.

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