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Ramsey: Weighbelt feeder brochure

Ramsey (Minneapolis, MN) now offers a free color brochure on its new Series 90 Weighbelt Feeder Systems. Outlines the features and benefits of each Ramsey system and is available from the company's Web site at www.ramseytsr.com.
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Genesis Machinery Products, Inc: Handcrimper

The Fermpress® handcrimper from Genesis Machinery Products (Exton, PA) crimps aluminum caps on serum vials mainly for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Datamax: Label printer

The XL printer from Datamax (Orlando, FL) prints in direct thermal or thermal-transfer mode. Printing 6"/sec, the unit accepts roll-fed, die-cut, continuous or fan-folded labels with a maximum roll dia of 8" and a maximum label width of 4.65".
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Filamatic, a division of National Instrument LLC: Capper for oddly-shaped containers

The Capamatic® RC-400 from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) handles a variety of oddly-shaped containers with 13-mm to 35-mm snap caps or 15-mm to 48-mm screw closures, at speeds to 120 cpm.
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Inserter

The PromoSerter(TM) from EPI (New Freedom, PA) inserts individually wrapped 2- and 3-dimensional promotional pieces into packages. Handles inserts 2"Lx1"W up to 43/4"Lx3"Wx1"D.
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REB, Inc: Volumetric filler

The DVS volumetric piston filler from REB (Menomonie, WI) features a vibrating hopper and positive closing nozzles to fill glass, metal or plastic containers with up to 160 fl oz of thin liquids, chunky semi-solids or thick pastes.
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Manta Ray, Inc: Case sealer

Manta Ray's (Menomonee Falls, WI) Table Top Taper(TM) can tape box widths of 3" to 2'. No outside power source is required for this taper, and it employs less than 15 moving parts.
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Gold Cup, a div. of the Frain Group: Cup filler

Gold Cup's (Addison, IL) rotary and in-line cup fillers are suitable for dry, liquid, slurry and paste products. Cup capacities range from 1/2 oz to 5 lb, with fill speeds to 50 cpm.
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EZ-Tek Industries Inc: Mini case sealer

Ez-Tek Industries (Deer Park, NY) has introduced the Mini-Taper model MT-2, suitable for taping miniature boxes. The Mini-Taper will apply tape to tops and bottoms of boxes as small as 4"x2"x2".
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American Society for Testing Materials: ISO 14000 training

The American Society for Testing and Materials (West Conshohocken, PA) is offering 2 training courses on the ISO 14000 series of environmental management standards.
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Greydon Inc: Ink-jet system literature

Literature is available from Greydon (Springfield, NJ) describing its GB-602 and GB-642 traversing ink-jet systems for multilane applications. Systems print on almost any substrate and retrofit to all f/f/s packaging machines.
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MMI Automated Systems: Label printer/applicator

Easy webbing and maintenance is fostered by the swing-away tamp accessory on MMI's (Savanna, IL) Label Mill® 3600 label printer/applicator. Depending on the print engine, the printer runs at speeds of 10"/sec to 12"/sec.
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Eagle Product Inspection, formerly Smiths Detection: Eagle Product Inspection, formerly Smiths Detection: X-ray inspection system

The Eagle Pack(TM) from Smiths Heimann (Maryville, TN) is targeted to the packaged food industry for X-ray inspection of frozen entrees, snack foods, cookies, crackers, grains and dairy products.
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Progressive Plastics Inc: Cylinder bottles

Progressive Plastics (Cleveland, OH) has introduced a family of clear or frosted PVC bottles. The injection blow-molded or extrusion blow-molded bottles come in 1-, 2-, and 4-oz sizes as well as a 2-oz tapered cylinder.
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Nolu Plastics Inc: Conveyor sprocket

A 2-part conveyor sprocket and pillow block bearing assembly from Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) creates a sanitary, sealed bearing housing that reduces lubrication and maintenance requirements.

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