Machinery

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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Random checkweigher

Operating at speeds to 700 packages/min, the D900 checkweigher from Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL) can run random products on the same line using automatic product changeover.
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Omega Design Corp.: Wraparound case packer

Omega Design (Exton, PA) introduces the Novopac VF 200 ALV wraparound case packer, which automatically places square, cylindrical and rectangular products into trays or cases at speeds to 25 cases/min.
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Vision Packaging Systems: Vf/f/s machine

Vision Packaging Systems’ (Green Bay, WI) Eclipse vf/f/s machine features a continuous-motion design with 2 sets of sealing jaws working independently from each other.
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M&H Plastics: M&H Plastics: Sculpted bottle

The new Adelphi bottle from England’s M&H Plastics is available from the Lerman Container Div. of Custom Bottle (Naugatuck, CT). Extrusion blow-molded HDPE bottle offers a generous decorating area and solid surface grip.
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Traversing thermal printer

Bell-Mark’s (Pine Brook, NJ) EasyPrint direct thermal traversing printer produces variable text, bar codes and graphics on film, foil, Tyvek and paper used in hf/f/s equipment.
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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Product brochure

Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL) offers a color, fold-out brochure describing its complete line of inspection, detection, monitoring and weighing products for a range of applications.
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Imtec, Inc: Label applicator

Labels as small as ¾”x¾” or as large as 4”x10” are applied to tops, bottoms or sides of cartons, cases and products by the LabelPro™ Series 2 from Imtec (Bellows Falls, VT).
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ITI Worldwide: High-res ink-jet system

ITI Worldwide’s (Cookeville, TN) Marksman 6000 SK/A series ink-jet system controls as many as 6 printheads on 1 or 2 production lines in nonwashdown settings.
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Ramsey: Feeding systems

Ideal for low-speed filling, Ramsey’s (Minneapolis, MN) Loss-in-Weight continuous or batch feeding systems are accurate to ±0.25% to 1.0%. Measuring the mass flow rate and total mass of materials—including those that are hot, floodable or dusty—the systems allow operators to check accuracies while the machine is operating, without sampling.
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Genesis Machinery Products, Inc: Vial transport/ejection

Now Genesis Machinery Products (Exton, PA) offers its vial transport and ejection system for integration with most cappers and with Vial-Trak™, the company’s system for marking vials.
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Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Case packer

Priced under $130ꯠ, the LSP1260 from Brenton (Alexandria, MN) top-loads products into cases using gripper or vacuum tooling at speeds to 60 products/min, or 12 cases/min.
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Capper

Operating at speeds to 400 caps/min, the CM400 capper from Cozzoli (Plainfield, NJ) offers automatic height adjustment to accommodate a range of container sizes.
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Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Thermal-transfer ribbon

Markem (Keene, NH) has introduced its 3710 Series black thermal-transfer ribbon for use with its Smart Date product line. It’s said to provide improved print quality when printing on rough substrates such as frozen foods and pharmaceutical applications.
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MG America: Top-loading case packer

The Model B88V top-loading case packer from MG America (Fairfield, NJ) keeps products in an upright orientation through the packing process. By simultaneously filling 1 case and erecting another, the machine achieves speeds to 22 cases/min.
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Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: PP container

Pechiney Plastic (Chicago, IL) has developed Polyplus™, a 3 or 4 layer, coextrusion blow-molded PP container technology for food and juice products.

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